Public Project Review

One of the primary obligations of the Community Appearance Commission is to review all publicly funded projects, as well as any privately developed property at the request of an elected official.

Technical Advisory & Project Review (TAPR) Committee

The Technical Advisory and Project Review (TAPR) Committee represents the public’s interests in setting high standards of quality appearance and design for public development in our community. After reviewing the plans for public projects, the TAPR committee makes recommendations to enhance the visual quality and aesthetic character of each project.  Schools, offices, landscape plans, parking decks, fire stations, parks, and signage are representative of the plans reviewed.

The Committee is comprised of CAC members. The Committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Second Floor Conference Room of the Stuart Municipal Building. The meetings are open to the public.

Project Submittal

Projects to be reviewed by the TAPR and CAC must be submitted four weeks prior to the CAC meeting.

Submittal Deadlines [pdf/171kb/1p]

When submitting a project to be reviewed, please submit both electronic files and full-sized folded plans. The electronic files may be submitted on a CD or through an email to Planning Staff. The submitted materials should include a site plan, color elevations of all facades, and floor plans, if applicable. The site plan should include the proposed locations of landscaping. Also indicate the building materials, either on the site plan or in a letter.   

A representative for the project must attend the TAPR meeting. During the TAPR meeting, the project designer and/or manager is expected to present the project to the Committee. The TAPR prefers an open discussion during its meetings to gather the specific details, limitations, and requirements of each project. Through this discussion, the TAPR is better able to address its recommendations to the specific nature of each individual project. The TAPR recommendations will be provided to the project designer/manager in writing prior to the CAC meeting. Attendance at the CAC meeting is optional, but recommended.  

For specific information on the TAPR, the review process, or submittal requirements, please review the TAPR brochure [pdf/1.2mb/6p]. For specific questions concerning submittal requirements, please contact Amy Crum at (336)747-7051 or amyc@cityofws.org

Revised 11/24/2014

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