Mission Statement

Implement unincorporated area planning, landscaping, and architectural standards.

Meetings & LOCATION

The second Thursday of each month, unless otherwise scheduled, noticed, and agendized, at 1:30 PM, Granada Community Services District Office, 504 Avenue Alhambra, El Granada


Current Membership Role Title Appointed Expires
At Large
Bruce Allen Chan Landscape Architect Member 08/08/2017 03/31/2020
Stuart Grunow Architect Member 01/05/2016 03/31/2019
Kayleen (Katie) Pashel Architect Alternate 08/08/2017 03/31/2020
Beverly Garrity, Chair Community Representative Member 06/03/2014 06/30/2020
Karen Staubach Community Representative Alternate 08/08/2017 03/31/2020
Moss Beach
Melanie Hohnbaum Community Representative Member 06/06/2017 06/30/2018
Kris Lannin Liang Community Representative Alternate 06/06/2017 03/31/2019
El Granada
Chris Johnson Community Representative  Member 05/8/2012 03/31/2019
Doug Machado Community Representative  Alternate 02/28/2017 03/31/2020
VACANT Community Representative Member   09/30/2017
Linda Montalto Patterson Community Representative  Alternate    
Annette Merriman Community Representative Member 06/03/2014 03/31/2019
VACANT Community Representative Alternate    
John D. Nibbelin Chief Deputy County Counsel Staff    


Two members shall be licensed architects or landscape architects; One member shall be a resident of the unincorporated community in which the project being reviewed is located.


Three years; maximum 12 years.


To review, condition and approve all building permit applications in the design review areas.  The Committee reviews all applications for compliance with specific site planning and architectural standards developed for the area.


Architects, Palomar Park, Emerald Hills, Devonshire and Coastside representatives are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.  The North Fair Oaks Municipal Advisory Council shall advise the Board of Supervisors as to the appointment of the North Fair Oaks Representative.


$50 per meeting, not to exceed $50 per month.



San Mateo County Ordinance Code Section 6565.1; Palomar Park, Ordinance 3191, adopted October 24, 1989; Emerald Hills, Ordinance No. 3230, adopted May 22, 1990; Devonshire; Ordinance No. 3321, adopted April 29, 1991; North Fair Oaks 656518; Midcoast Ordinance No. 3983, adopted August 8, 2000.