DRB Mission and Members

The Design Review Board is a board of members appointed by City Council that includes design professionals, downtown merchants and City residents. The board was formed to administer the Design Guidelines, which outline optimum urban design principles used to aesthetically enhance the Downtown Redevelopment District.

Projects reviewed by the Board include:

  • Design concept and layout of new construction
  • Renovation of existing structures
  • Demolition of structures
  • Replacement and/or addition of signage
  • Removal and/or change of landscaping

The Board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Room 604 of the City-County Complex.

The Florence Design Review Board (DRB): (Updated 4.21.11)

  • J. Christopher Riddle
  • Cedric Brigman
  • Nathaniel Mitchell
  • Gary Brown
  • William S. Poston
  • Julia Buyck
  • C. Pierce Campbell
  • Gilbert K. Dozier
  • Cary Andrews