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Design Review Subcommittee


The Design Review Subcommittee was established by City Council through the enactment of Ordinance 97-57 that was passed on September 16, 1996. The purpose of this Subcommittee of the Planning Commission is to review and submit recommendations related to signs, new construction or the alteration of commercial, industrial, multiple-family residential, and public and institutional buildings.

Section 1357.08 of the Zoning Code provides that the Subcommittee shall consist of seven (7) members. Two of those members are from the Planning Commission, and one member shall be from the Historic Preservation Commission, the Open Space Commission and the Board of Main Street Oberlin. One member is appointed by Council, and one member is recommended by the Chair of the Planning Commission and appointed by the Chair of Council. All appointments are to be made annually according to the Code.

Meeting Times

Please refer to City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates

Current Members

Name Title End of Term
James Young (Historic Preservation) Chair December 31, 2014
Carol Spiros (OSVE) Vice Chair December 31, 2014 
Jenifer Wilson (Council) Member December 31, 2014 
Peter Crowley (Planning) Vice-Chair December 31, 2014
Richard Gallagher (Planning) Member December 31, 2014
Sharon Soucy Council Liaison  
Gary Boyle, Planning/Dev Director Staff Support Staff Support  
 Wendie Fleming Secretary  

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Important Documents


2014 Agendas and Minutes
2013 Agendas and Minutes
2012 Agenda and Minutes
2011 Agenda and Minutes
2010 Agenda and Minutes

Contact Information

Scott Broadwell
Council President
Phone: (440) 935-8547
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Sharon Fairchild-Soucy
Vice President
Phone: (440) 775-4031
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Bryan Burgess
Phone: (440) 707-6026
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Elizabeth J. Meadows
Phone: (440) 775-7025
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Sharon Pearson
Phone: (440) 452-6607
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Kristin Peterson
Phone: (440) 775-4652
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Ron Rimbert
Phone: (440) 775-2343
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