Appearance Commission


The Appearance Commission is responsible for enhancing the quality of the built environment in the Village; it reviews all proposed new buildings, and aesthetic changes to existing buildings, signage, and landscaping plans.


Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.
If necessary, the fourth Wednesday of each month is available
View the Village meetings calendar

Agendas and Reports

Agendas and reports are available prior to the meetings and are posted on the Village website. Minutes are available following approval. 
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Image of train station building, with roadway, and a Starbucks coffee sign


The Commission consists of seven appointed commissioners and is staffed by advisors from the Planning and Building Divisions.  Commissioners serve three-year terms and are professionals in the fields of architecture, graphics, landscape design, urban planning, and building trades.  Complete applications must be received no later than 14 days prior to the established meeting date.  Please see the Appearance Commission Application (PDF) for filing fees and submittal requirements.  The Commission is the final hearing body regarding design.


Michael Lynk, Chair
Thomas DaMario, Vice Chair
Maryjane Klein
Joe Maschek
Julie Naumiak
Jay Pathak
Archana Shah

Ralph Klein, Trustee 
Pramod Shah, Village Clerk
Brian Augustine, Building and Zoning Manager

Appearance Commission Vacancies: 0

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More Information

For more information regarding Appearance Commission cases, hearing dates, and submittal requirements or deadlines, contact Brian Augustine or Brenda Herman at 847/933-8223.