Advisory Design Panel

The Advisory Design Panel's purpose is to advise Council on the design merits of plans referred to the Panel.

Recruitment Update 

Thank you to all those who applied to be part of the City's Advisory Design Panel. Those appointed by Council will be contacted in December. 


The Advisory Design Panel provides advice to Council on the design merits of plans as part of a:

  • Rezoning Application
  • Development Permit
  • Development Variance Permit Application
  • Statutory Building Scheme
  • Board of Variance application involving a house conversion
  • Special Projects referred to the Panel by City Council.

Time Commitment

Panel members meet once a month.


Members have training in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, land development or are an interested member of the general public.


Members of the Advisory Design Panel for term July 1, 2020 to Dec 31, 2021:

  1. Benjamin Smith
  2. Brad Forth
  3. Devon Skinner
  4. Joseph Kardum
  5. Marilyn Palmer
  6. Mathew Jardine
  7. Pamela Madoff
  8. Ruth Dollinger
  9. Sean Partlow
  10. Peter Johannknecht

 Meeting Schedule

 Unless otherwise noted, meetings commence at 12:00 pm in the Songhees Nation Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall.




 Archived Minutes