Downtown Review Board


The Downtown Review Board is responsible for enforcing building layout and the Downtown Development Code in the Downtown Zoning Map and making recommendations to the Mayor and City Council.

Established by Municipal Code Section 402.060

On April 18, 2022 the City Council adopted Rules of Procedure for each of the City's Boards and Commissions.  The Rules of Procedure for the Downtown Review Board can be viewed here. Rules of Procedure On-Call Boards


Meetings of the Downtown Review Board are held on an as-needed basis, based on the complete submission of applications, typically held on weekday afternoons approximately six to ten times per year.


The Downtown Review Board is comprised of five members. The five members include: 

  • Three resident members (every effort shall be made to appoint members who live, work, or own property in T-Zones as shown on the Downtown Zoning Map)
  • One member of the Blue Springs Downtown Alive! 
  • One member from the Chamber of Commerce

Members appointed by community partners shall hold office until the appointing agency recommends a replacement. 

Two Councilmembers serve as liaisons to the Board.

Board Members
Term Expires
Jason Ellis - Chair 2023 2024
Jaime Russell - Vice Chair 2022
Jason Ellis
2022 2025
Jennifer Hauschild - Downtown Alive!
Jaime Russell - Chamber
Tom Rohr
VACANT   2023