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Design Review Board
Meetings
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Usually First and third Monday of each month
  • Public Service Administration Building
    500 Dedham Ave.
    Needham, MA 02492

Schedule Date Room
November 19, 2018 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
December 3, 2018 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
December 17, 2018 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
January 7, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
February 4, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
February 25, 2019 Webster Room, 2nd Floor
March 4, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
March 18, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
April 1, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
April 22, 2019 Webster Room, 2nd Floor
May 13, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
June 3, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)
June 17, 2019 Charles River Room (1st Floor)

Please call the Planning and Community Development Office to be placed on the next agenda at least one week in advance of the meeting. The Planning and Community Development Office phone number is 781.455.7550, ext. 222.

Members
The Design Review Board consists of five regular members and two alternate members. 
  • Three regular members are appointed by the Planning Board:
    • One member qualified in the art or design profession
    • One member to be qualified in fine arts or landscape design
  • Two regular members and two alternate members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen:
    • One member qualified in the art or design profession
    • One member who is doing retail business in the town
  • Appointments are for three year terms
Members:
  • Mark Gluesing, Chair
  • Deborah Robinson, Vice-Chair
  • Theodore Steinberg (alternate)               
  • Chad Reilly
  • Nelson Hammer
  • Robert Dermody  
  • Stephen Tanner

General Purpose

The Design Review Board shall review permit applications for all new structures and outdoor uses, exterior additions, exterior alterations, and exterior changes in all areas as specified in 7.7.2.2 of the zoning by-laws, and shall also review requests for all sign permits, as required under Article XIX of the Needham general by-laws.

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