Design Review Board

What is the Design Review Board?

The Design Review Board (DRB) performs the following activities:
  • Studies and inventories visual assets and liabilities of the community;
  • Reviews plans, activities and programs which bear upon the appearance of State College and its environment;
  • Initiates, promotes and assists in the implementation of programs to beautify the community; and
  • Prepares plans for the improved appearance of State College, whether it be on public or private property.
The DRB also serves as the Sign Review Board for the Borough and is advisory to the Planning Commission and Council.

Meeting Time

The Board meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 10 a.m. View the calendar at right for upcoming meeting information.


Please call the Planning Department with questions regarding the State College Borough Design Review Board at (814) 234-7109.

Current Members

The Design Review Board consists of five members who are residents of the Borough. Members are appointed by the State College Borough Council to serve 4-year terms. The current board members are as follows:

  • Alexandra Staub
  • Richard Bryant, Chair

  • Richard Devon
  • W. Bond Reinhardt

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