Design Review Committee


The Design Review Committee (DRC) reviews applications for development projects subject to Sections VII (Signs) and XI.C (Site Plan Review) of Amesbury's Zoning Bylaw and makes recommendations to the Planning Board.

The DRC (Section X.M of the Amesbury Zoning Bylaw) consists off three full members and two associates.  Of the three full members, two are required to be registered architects, landscape architects, or persons with equivalent professional training, and one member from the local business community. 

Application submittal under Section VII and Section XI.C are automatically scheduled to meet with the Design Review Committee.  They generally meet as needed on the second and fourth Thursday at the Amesbury City Hall - 62 Friend Street at 5:15 p.m.  For specific meeting dates visit the Design Review Committee Calendar.

For more information, refer to the Amesbury Design Guidelines or call the Planning Office at 978-388-8110.