Architectural Review Commission

Council Chambers, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo

The Architectural Review Commission holds in-person meetings. Zoom participation will not be supported at this time.



Public Comment prior to the meeting (must be received 3 hours in advance of the meeting):

Mail - Delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. Address letters to the City Clerk's Office at 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo, California, 93401.

Email - Submit Public Comments via email to [email protected]. In the body of your email, please include the date of the meeting and the item number (if applicable). Emails will not be read aloud during the meeting.

Voicemail - Call (805) 781-7164 and leave a voicemail. Please state and spell your name, the agenda item number you are calling about, and leave your comment. Verbal comments must be limited to 3 minutes. Voicemails will not be played during the meeting.


*All correspondence will be archived and distributed to members, however, submissions received after the deadline may not be processed until the following day.


Public Comment during the meeting:

Meetings are held in-person. To provide public comment during the meeting, you must be present in the Council Chambers.

Electronic Visual Aid Presentation. To conform with the City's Network Access and Use Policy, Chapter 1.3.8 of the Council Policies & Procedures Manual, members of the public who desire to utilize electronic visual aids to supplement their oral presentation are encouraged to provide display-ready material to the City Clerk by 12:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Contact the City Clerk's Office at [email protected] or (805) 781-7114.

Chair Mayou will call the Regular Meeting of the Architectural Review Commission to order.

On March 19, 2024, the City Council approved the annual appointment to City Advisory Bodies, which appointed Ashley Mayou and Charles Gerencser to the Architectural Review Commission, with 4-years terms commencing on April 1, 2024. Deputy City Clerk Kevin Christian will administer the Oath of Office to the newly-appointed Commissioners.

As required by the Architectural Review Commission Bylaws, hold the annual election of Chair and Vice Chair to a one-year term.

The public is encouraged to submit comments on any subject within the jurisdiction of the Architectural Review Commission that does not appear on this agenda. Although the Commission will not take action on items presented during the Public Comment Period, the Chair may direct staff to place an item on a future agenda for discussion.

Matters appearing on the Consent Calendar are expected to be non-controversial and will be acted upon at one time. A member of the public may request the Architectural Review Commission to pull an item for discussion. The public may comment on any and all items on the Consent Agenda within the three-minute time limit.

  • Recommendation:

    To approve the Architectural Review Commission Minutes of February 5, 2024.

Architectural Review Commissioners will receive a presentation from Senior Planner Rachel Cohen regarding meeting management using Robert's Rules of Order.

Receive a brief update from Senior Planner Rachel Cohen. 

The next Regular Meeting of the Architectural Review Commission is scheduled for May 6, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 990 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.


LISTENING ASSISTIVE DEVICES are available -- see the Clerk

The City of San Luis Obispo wishes to make all of its public meetings accessible to the public. Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting should direct such request to the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 781-7114 at least 48 hours before the meeting, if possible. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (805) 781-7410.

Agenda related writings or documents provided to the Architectural Review Commission are available for public inspection on the City’s website, under the Public Meeting Agendas web page: Meeting video recordings can be found on the City’s website:

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