Planning and Design Review Board

The Planning & Design Review Board plays a pivotal role in ensuring the thoughtful and compliant development of our village. Join us for our meetings, held on the first and third Monday of each month at 6:30 PM, as we collaborate to shape the future of our community.


Meeting Information

Meetings take place at Village Hall and are facilitated by the Building Permit Coordinator. For questions or to submit agenda items, contact the Building Permit Coordinator at Village Hall, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Reach us by phone at 305-899-8000 or via email at

Duties and Responsibilities

Our board is entrusted with several critical responsibilities to ensure development aligns with the Village's Code of Ordinances and Comprehensive Plan. These include:

  • Reviewing building permit applications to ensure compliance before permit issuance.
  • Serving as the local planning agency, reviewing variance applications, and offering recommendations to the Village Commission.
  • Upholding the highest standards of design and planning to enhance the aesthetic and functional qualities of our village.

Board Membership

Our board comprises dedicated individuals appointed based on their experience and interest in planning and design. We strive to include diverse perspectives, including architects, businesspersons, engineers, general contractors or subcontractors, and licensed real estate professionals.


Board Members

  • Gage Hartung: Chair
  • Edward Levya
  • Scarlet Hammons
  • David Gruen

(Note: If you're passionate about shaping the future of our community, we encourage you to consider joining our board. Click here for the board application.)


Get Involved

We welcome community participation and value your input. Attend our meetings, share your ideas, and help us create a vibrant and sustainable future for Biscayne Park. Together, we can build a community we're proud to call home.