Facade Advisory Board
About the Facade Advisory Board
The Facade Advisory Board (FAB) is established as an advisory panel to:
- Help ensure that facade designs and their maintenance are harmonious and consistent with the intended quality and character of the commercial areas of Takoma Park;
- Provide guidance and assistance to commercial building and business owners seeking permits for facade alterations, signs, and new construction work;
- Coordinate with and advise the City of Takoma Park Code Enforcement Department;
- Inform citizens and business owners of the historic district benefits and requirements and to continue coordinating with the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission and the Montgomery County Department of Fire and Rescue Services—Code Enforcement (MCFD) regarding necessary approvals. (Ord. 1999-43 § 1A, 1999)
Facade Advisory Board Membership
The Board consists of seven voting members: at least two members shall be professional architects, planners and/or historians; at least two members shall be building or business owners located in the Old Takoma area; one member shall represent Historic Takoma, Inc. Members are appointed to staggered three-year terms expiring March 31. The representative appointee and alternate from Historic Takoma are appointed annually.
How to Apply
To apply for an appointment to the Facade Advisory Board complete and submit an application: Application for Appointment / Reappointment to City Board, Commission, or Committee
Facade Advisory Board Members
|First Name||Last Name||Ward||Representing||Term Expiration|
|James||DiLuigi||6||Historic Takoma, Inc.||2017|
|Lorraine||Pearsall||1||Historic Takoma, Inc. (alternate)||2017|
Facade Advisory Board Meetings
Meetings are usually held at 6:30 PM in the Takoma Park Community Center – Sam Abbott Citizens’ Center located at 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912. Meeting dates and agenda deadlines are posted on the City Council, Board, Commission & Committee Calendar page.
Changes of location or date will be posted in the Community Center and noted on the City Council, Board, Commission & Committee Calendar page.
Facade Advisory Board Agendas & Approved MinutesTable: Facade Advisory Board Agendas & Approved Minutes.
Facade Advisory Board Reports & Other Documents
Facade Advisory Board Reports & Other DocumentsTable: Facade Advisory Board reports & other documents.
Contact the Facade Advisory Board
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