Design Review Board


  • Meetings are held at 6:30 P.M. in Council Chambers on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. (Note: meetings have moved online to limit the size of public gatherings.)

Here is the 2021 meeting schedule.


The Design Review Board was established for the purpose of reviewing the design, layout, and other features of proposed developments in order to ensure that their design is in keeping with the intent and purposes set forth in Norristown’s Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 320).

Membership Requirements

The length of the membership for the Design Review Board is a six-year term. The committee is made of five members which include:

  • 1 Council Member
  • 1 Planning Commission Member
  • 1 Design Professional
  • 1 Representative of the Developer Community
  • 1 Council Appointee

General Code

A formal description of the committee is detailed in Chapter 320, Article XXIII, Section 244, of the Norristown General Code.