Design/Development Review Commission

Design/Development Review Commission agendas and minutes for recent years are provided below.  Please contact the Planning Division at (803) 545-3222 with any questions, or to request older documents.

In the interest of public health and as authorized by City Council Ordinance 2020-032, the City of Columbia Design/Development Review Commission will conduct a virtual meeting using video conferencing technology.  Accordingly, members of the public and/or media who want to observe the meetings may do so remotely by streaming the meetings through CityTV accessed at this link.  Members of the Commission will have the ability to remotely participate in voting and operational procedures via telephone or other means of electronic communication. 

The public may submit letters and statements via email to [email protected] leading up to the meeting or the day of, as that account will be monitored during the meetings. 

As this is an ever-evolving situation, please continue to monitor for additional information.


Agendas contain the most recent and current cases to appear before the Design/Development Review Commission.  Links in the documents below contain case summaries and other additional supplementary materials.


September 10, 2020

August 13, 2020

July 9, 2020

June 11, 2020

May 14, 2020

April 9, 2020 - CANCELLED

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we regret to inform you that we are postponing the April meetings of the City of Columbia Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, and Design/Development Review Commission.  Applications scheduled for April will be heard at the May meeting of the respective boards.  Please visit for meeting dates and times.

We are working to implement technology that is appropriate for the unique nature of land use boards to ensure that all public comment is properly received and made part of the record.  

Thank you, Planning and Development Services.

March 12, 2020

February 13, 2020

February 7, 2020 - Special Called Meeting

January 9, 2020


December 12, 2019

November 14, 2019

October 15, 2019 - Subcommittee Meeting

October 10, 2019

September 12, 2019

August 8, 2019

July 11, 2019

June 13, 2019

May 9, 2019

April 11, 2019

March 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

January 10, 2019