Project Review Committee (PRC)

The Project Review Committee (PRC) is a nine-member advisory board established by 120-181 of the City’s Zoning Code.

PRC reviews all major site plans referred to it by the Manager of Zoning and makes a recommendation to approve, approve subject to conditions or deny the application. Digital copies of Major Site Plan application drawings can be found on the Site Plan Review Agenda webpage.  

The Project Review Committee is made up of the following individuals or a designee:

  • The Manager of Zoning
  • The Director of Development Services
  • The Manager of Planning
  • The Permit Office Manager
  • The City Engineer
  • The Manager of Code Enforcement
  • Three urban design specialists, appointed by the Mayor, that could include, but not be limited to, an architect, an urban planner and a landscape architect:
    • Dave Beinetti, Architect, President / Principal, SWBR Architects
    • Roger Brown, Architect, Principal, Urban Architecture, CDC Creative Consultant
    • Jim Yarrington, Architect, RIT Director of Campus Planning, Design & Construction Services, and Adjunct Professor   

Meeting Schedule

The PRC meets on an as-needed basis with meetings occurring generally once per month. Meetings are open to the public; however, no public participation is permitted. 

Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: City Hall, NBD Commissioner's Conference Room, 30 Church St. Rm. 223-B, Rochester, NY 14614

Meeting Date Agenda
January 18, 2023 No Meeting
February 15, 2023 No Meeting
March 15, 2023 No Meeting
April 19, 2023 Agenda 
May 17, 2023 Agenda
June 21, 2023 Agenda
July 19, 2023 Agenda
August 16, 2023 Agenda
September 20, 2023 Agenda
October 18, 2023 Agenda
November 15, 2023 Agenda
December 20, 2023 Agenda 

Prior Years Agendas


Matthew Simonis
Email:  Matthew.Simonis@CityOfRochester.Gov  
Phone: (585) 428-6637
Zoning Office
30 Church St. Rm. 125B
Rochester, NY 14614