Reston Association’s Design Review Board Seeks New Member

Reston Association is looking for a member to join its Design Review Board, an independent body that decides on cases involving design covenants set by RA’s design guidelines.

Specifically, the body is seeking a design profession to volunteer for the position. All terms are for three years.

The nine-member body meets on the first, second and fourth Tuesday evening of each month in panels with three members. The entire board meets once a month on the third Tuesday evenings. All meetings take place at RA’s conference center at 7 p.m.

The following is a breakdown of the DRB’s responsibilities, as provided by RA:

Interpret, administer and render decisions involving the Design Covenants in the Reston Deed of Dedication

Propose amendments to the Design Guidelines to the Board of Directors

Developing administrative and application procedures

Review and render decisions on applications for improvements and alterations to property

Consider and decide appeals from applicants and affected parties

Consider requests for temporary exception permits

A volunteer application is available online.

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