Design Review Board

Duties & Responsibilities:

The DRC is responsible for conserving the cultural and architectural heritage of the Downtown and Historical Preservation Districts.  This committee plays an important role in downtown aesthetic improvements in Old Orchard Beach.  Meetings involve reviewing proposals with developers and architects to ensure that new construction and redevelopment in the Downtown and Historic Districts meet the Ordinance design standards in relation to: Mass and Scale, Building Height. Roof Lines, Window Placement, Façade Materials, Architectural Details, and Fences/Railings/Steps).  The DRC meets on a monthly basis or as needed based on submitted applications.  All members and alternates are appointed for a term of two years.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jeffrey Hinderliter Town Planner (207) 937-5617
Michael Foster (207) 937-5636
Valdine Camire Planning & Codes Administrative Assistant (207) 937-5645

Board Members

NameTitleTerm
Don Comoletti

Chair

12/31/2019

Vice-Chair

12/31/2020

Vacancy One

Member

12/31/2019

Francis Manduca

Member

12/31/2020

Kim Schwickrath

Member

12/31/2021

Cristian Koenigs

1st Alternate

12/31/2019

Vacancy Two

2nd Alternate

12/31/2006