Seeking an architect to join the Westwood Design Review Board

Are you passionate about the future of Westwood Village?

Los Angeles Council District #5 and the office of Councilmember Paul Koretz are seeking an architect to join the Westwood Design Review Board as a Board Member and are interested in receiving applications from qualified architects to serve on the board. 

Further details about the Board position can be found below.  It is a four-year term and they are seeking an architect that either resides, operates a business, or is employed within the Westwood specific plan area.

Please contact Will Wright at if you’re interested.    More details can be found below.

Westwood Design Review Board Details

Under Section 16.50D of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, outlines our Design Review Board Procedures including DRB composition.

Members of design review boards shall be appointed by the councilmember(s) of the council district(s) in which the specific plan area is located.

Design review boards shall consist of a minimum of five and a maximum of seven voting members.

Board composition shall be composed of the following:

- Two Architects

- Two professionals from the following or related fields

   a) planning

   b) urban design

   c) landscape architecture

The remaining board members do not need to be design professionals to be appointed as long as the above criteria is met.  

Also, board members shall reside, operate a business, or be employed with the specific plan area. If no eligible person is known to be available for appointment in the designated disciplines who resides, operates a business, or is employed within the specific plan area, then the councilmember(s) may make the appointment from the community plan area in which the specific plan is located.

Terms of membership is four years with a limit of two terms for a maximum of eight years.


Please refer to LAMC Section 16.50 A,B,C of LAMC.  It includes the purpose of a DRB, the information outlined above and more information you may find useful.

When:  1st Wednesday of each month at 7 PM

Where: Belmont Village, Westwood, Community Room

For more information, please contact:

Faisal Alserri

Senior Planning Deputy

Office of Councilmember Paul Koretz

200 North Spring Street, Room 440

Los Angeles, CA 90012 

(213) 473-7005 -Los Angeles City Hall


Last updated: 15-Apr-2016 10:59 AM
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