Canton Center Design Review Board

Review Requirements

 

Signage Review

An applicant wishing to install new signage on a new or existing building must submit the Plan Distribution Form two weeks prior to a scheduled CCDRB meeting. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. It is recommended that applicants review the Canton Center Design Review Board Guidelines before submitting their design for consideration by the Canton Center Design Review Board.

When submitted, 7 copies of the Plan Distribution Form and the following attachments must be provided to the appropriate Town offices (5 copies for the design review board, one copy for the building commissioner, and one copy for the Zoning Board of Appeals, if necessary):

  1. Photographic or other color graphic mock-up of the signage placement on the building is required. Include the dimensions, style/materials (wood, plastic, metal), type style, dimensions of lettering, all colors, and type of lighting.
     
  2. Mock-ups must include adjacent businesses and their signage if in a shared building. If signage is for a stand-alone building, adjacent building should also be included. All floors of all buildings must be shown in photographs.
     
  3. Signage cannot obstruct other signs, or obstruct pedestrian traffic.
     
  4. Scale of signage should take into consideration store frontage and adjacent signs.
     

 

 

Architectural Review

An applicant wishing to renovate or re-build an existing building or develop a new building must submit the Plan Distribution Form two weeks prior to a scheduled CCDRB meeting. Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. It is recommended that applicants review the Canton Center Design Review Board Guidelines before submitting their design for consideration by the Canton Center Design Review Board.

When submitted, 7 copies of the Plan Distribution Form and the following attachments must be provided to the appropriate Town offices (5 copies for the design review board, one copy for the building commissioner, and one copy for the Zoning Board of Appeals, if necessary):

  1. Detailed architectural renderings and dimensions of new or renovated building(s).
     
  2. Specification of materials to be used in the building, such as siding, windows, doors, roofing, etc.
     
  3. Plot plan and rendering of site including placement of buildings on site and any utilities that must be installed external to, or to be placed on the outside of, building, such as air conditioners, electrical, and phone, etc.
     
  4. Landscape plan, showing both existing conditions and proposed additions and changes, including placement, types, and quantities of plants to be used in landscaping. Included must be a plant installation and continuing maintenance plan.
     
  5. An optional scale model including proposed changes to existing building or new building plus surrounding existing buildings may be required by Board.