Community Appearance Board


  • Michael McLain, Chair
  • Kevin Cavaioli
  • Suzanne Esposito
  • Luis Piedra
  • Thomas Sheehan
  • Damian Brink
  • Tara Deering, Alternate
  • Liz Furey, Alternate

(Ch. 14, Article III, Sec. 14-76 through 14-83, City Code of Ordinances)

Date of Creation:

The Community Appearance Board was created by Ordinance No. 731 and approved by the City Commission on February 9, 1999.

Purpose of the Board:

The Board members review development plans and building permits required by the City Code of Ordinances for the purpose of enhancing the aesthetic beauty of the City and particularly the relationship of new construction or renovation of old structures to existing and future planned development.

Membership and Member Qualifications:

Seven regular and two alternate members, appointed by the City Commission to include whenever possible, a Florida registered architect, a Florida registered landscape architect, a sign contractor, a Florida registered engineer, a general contractor, a planner, a real estate broker, an attorney, and a person with a fine arts degree. Members must be residents of Lighthouse Point. Members are appointed to a three-year term and may be reappointed for successive terms; vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term. Members serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for travel, mileage, and other per diem expenses as authorized by the City Commission. The Board elects from its members a Chairman and such other officers as it deems necessary.

Meeting Schedule:

The Community Appearance Board meets on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in Fletcher Hall. All meetings are subject to change.

2023 Meeting Dates and Application Deadlines

Meeting Dates Application Deadlines
January 19, 2023 December 12, 2022
February 16, 2023 January 16, 2023
March 16, 2023 February 13, 2023
April 20, 2023 March 13, 2023
May 18, 2023 April 17, 2023
June 15, 2023 May 15, 2023
July 20, 2023 June 12, 2023
August 17, 2023 July 17, 2023
September 21, 2023 August 14, 2023
October 19, 2023 September 18, 2023
November 16, 2023 October 16, 2023
December 21, 2023 November 13, 2023