Cultural Affairs Commission Contacts and Architectural Submission Documents
The Mayor-appointed Cultural Affairs Commission is an advisory board responsible for the review and approval of all architecture and artwork on, or over, City property. The Commission assists the City by final and conceptual approval in achieving great civic design and public art.
For general assistance with submissions, please contact DCA Review at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (213) 202-5500.
Download the required submission materials and supporting documents for Cultural Affairs Commission approval below.
Cultural Affairs Commission Architectural Submission Materials Checklist
(AS IT APPLIES TO YOUR PROJECT; ADDITIONAL MATERIALS MAY BE REQUESTED) Conceptual and Final Approval may be combined
Please find enclosed a set of Project Design and Review Guidelines which proposes new standards and seeks to reinvent the way that the Cultural Affairs Commission is involved in design review and city planning and development.
What gets reviewed and why:
The design of any public building, bridge, approach, fence, retaining wall, lamp, lamp post, or other similar structure proposed to be erected by or under the authority of the city upon any land or in any place belonging to or under the control of the city shall be adopted by any board or officer having charge, superintendence, or control of the design or construction thereof, unless such design shall have been first submitted to and approved by the Board of Cultural Affairs Commissioners by a majority vote thereof.
Application for Design Review of Buildings, Bridges, and other Major Structures
Design Review Resubmittal Form
(Fill out and submit subsequent to initial conceptual review)
Application for Design Approval of Minor Projects
(Small Additions, Fences, Canopies, Marquees, Signs, AGF’s, Etc.)