Design Review & Historic Preservation Board


  • 4 p.m.
  • 1st or 3rd Thursday, as Needed
  • Puyallup City Hall
    333 S Meridian
    5th Floor, Room 504
    Puyallup, WA 98371
Meetings are scheduled on either the first or third Thursday afternoons, on an as-needed basis at such time as review is necessary for development projects within the Board's purview. Meetings are held upon the establishment of a predetermined quorum as established by the bylaws.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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The Design Review and Historic Preservation Board is comprised of 7 members. The members are appointed by the City Council and serve four-year terms. The Board currently meets as required in response to development applications. The current members of the Design Review and Historic Preservation Board are:
  • Kristopher Stamon - Chair
  • Luke Heath - Vice-Chair
  • Andy Anderson
  • Diane Henke
  • Les Gerstmann
  • Chris Larson
  • Wes Perkinson
Historic Home in Puyallup
The majority of the Design Review and Historic Preservation Board members are required to reside in the city of Puyallup. As described in PMC 2.29.030, the board shall consist of:
  • 2 members directly associated with applicable construction trades (e.g. contractor, structural engineer, developer, etc)
  • At least 1 member shall have special expertise/training in historic preservation and/or shall be affiliated with a historic preservation organization
  • At least 2 registered architects
  • Other members who shall either be associated with local interest groups (e.g. downtown merchant, arts group) or in a related land use/design discipline (e.g. realtor, historic preservation specialist)
All members of the design review and historic preservation board shall have a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation. The Design Review and Historic Preservation Board members serve 4 year terms.


The Design Review and Historic Preservation Board is a decision making body that reviews and renders decisions on qualifying applications submitted to the city for projects occurring in the CBD-Core and CBD zones for conformance with the adopted Downtown Design Guidelines. Qualifying applications include:
  • Buildings that are 10,000 square feet or greater
  • New additions and/or renovations of historic structures (constructed more than 50 years ago)
  • New and/or renovated parking garage structures
  • Transition area projects that either immediately abut or are directly across the street from a residential zone (except RM-Core)
For information regarding Design Review or Historic Preservation, contact Administrative Secretary Michelle Ochs, or at 253-841-5485.