New Volunteer Opportunities: Design Review

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Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking interested residents to serve on county Advisory Boards and Commissions (ABCs). These ABCs offer residents the opportunity to become very involved in specific activities and the goals of Clackamas County. 

Individuals interested in this opportunity can apply online or via a paper form that can be obtained from the Public & Government Affairs Department by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.    

New ABC openings from the past week include:

Design Review Committee

This committee is seeking a volunteer professional to serve on the Design Review Committee.  The Design Review Committee is a volunteer committee that is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  The Design Review Committee typically meets on Tuesday mornings as needed in the Development Services Building at 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, but during the COVID pandemic these meetings have moved to the Zoom online platform.  

Presently there is one partial term that needs to be filled.  The County is actively seeking a representative from the field of graphic design, finance or the construction and development industry, or a member from the general public with interest or experience in design review.

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.

Each term is a four-year term.  The partial term that is being filled expires on April 30, 2024.

Application deadline is March 13. For more information about the Design Review Committee, please contact Darcy Renhard at

Department Staff
Katie Wilson
Public & Government Affairs