From: Pam Girtman, Clackamas County Public Affairs, 503-742-4353 1-5-12

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Volunteers to serve on county's Design Review Committee

Clackamas County is seeking a design professional to serve on the Design Review Committee. The Design Review Committee is a volunteer committee appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Design Review Committee meets on Tuesday mornings as needed. 

Presently there are two vacancies for committee alternates. The county is seeking a representative from the field of finance and/or the construction and development industry and a member from the general public.

The Design Review Committee’s role is to serve as expert advisors to the staff on design review matters. The committee reviews commercial, industrial and multi-family developments within unincorporated Clackamas County.

Ideal candidates would have a strong design background, be familiar with Clackamas County and have an understanding of the permit/approval process within the county.

Design Review Committee candidates should possess the following skills:

  • The ability to read and interpret site plans
  • The ability to review site layout proposals in context with county ordinance requirements.
  • The ability to review landscaping and grading plans
  • The ability to read architectural elevations
  • Knowledge of building materials.

Interested individuals need to complete an application form. Applications may be completed and submitted online via the county’s website,

The application deadline is Thursday, Feb. 9.

For more information about the Design Review Committee, contact Linda Preisz at 503-742-4528 or via email at