Development Plan and Review Board

The Board shall be composed of four public members who shall be registered voters of the City, serve without compensation and be appointed upon the basis of three affirmative votes of members of the City Council. Two are appointed by City Council, one appointed by the Chamber of Commerce and one Planning Commissioner. The board also consists of the City Manager, Director of Community Development and Director of Public Works or their designee. 


The Board meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 8:30 am (unless otherwise announced and publicly noticed) in City Council Chamber Conference Room, 245 East Bonita Avenue.


  1. To act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to Planning matters;
  2. To be empowered to assemble information on the problems and their solutions pertaining to all planning matters;
  3. To be empowered on its own initiative to make recommendations to the City Council on matters within its purview; 

Desirable Qualifications: 

Suggested qualifications for DPRB members include, but are not limited to, the following knowledge and abilities: 

  1.   Knowledge of architectural and landscape planning.
  2.  Willingness to research and report on issues, programs and policies relating to planning matters;
  3. Willingness to assist in implementing projects as decided upon by the Planning Commission and/or City Council;
  4.  Ability to develop and maintain harmonious working relationships with Board members, the City Council, the public;
  5.  Willingness to attend meetings on a regular basis.  Three unexcused absences in one year are generally grounds for dismissal from the board. 
DPRB Members

Scott Dilley
Chamber of Commerce Appointee
Appointed: 12/06
Term Expires: At the discretion of the Chamber of Commerce
David Bratt
Planning Commission Appointee
Term Expires: At the discretion of the Planning Commission

John Sorcinelli
Appointed: 1989
Term Expires: 06/23

*San Dimas Development Plan & Review Board

c/o Planning Department
245 E. Bonita Avenue
San Dimas, CA  91773
(909) 394-6250
City Staff Liaison:
Marco Espinoza, Senior Planner


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