Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee (PYDAC)

The role of the Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee is to review development plans for compliance with the Design Guidelines and Standards of Potomac Yard. Applications are brought to the appointed citizen group as needed and are discussed at public meetings. The Committee will provide comments to applicants and staff to guide proposals and ultimately make written recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council.

Page updated on Nov 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM

The Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee (PYDAC) was created in 2004 pursuant to Section 5-0010 of the Zoning Ordinance by Ordinance No. 4370. The PYDAC is appointed by City Council and consists of nine members who serve staggered 2-year terms. The role of the Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee is to review development plans for compliance with the Design Guidelines and Standards of Potomac Yard.  Applications are brought to the appointed citizen group as needed and are discussed at public meetings.  The Committee will provide comments to applicants and staff to guide proposals and ultimately make written recommendations to the Planning Commission and City Council.


Meeting Materials

PYDAC meetings are scheduled when designs are submitted for review. Stay informed about upcoming meetings by signing up to receive eNews notifications.


PYDAC Members

  • Jason Albers, Potomac Yard Area Representative
  • Timothy Casey, Potomac Yard Area Representative
  • Francisco Duran, Potomac East Representative
  • Anthony Istrico, Potomac East Representative
  • Jorianne Jernberg, Potomac West Representative
  • Elizabeth Wrightson, Potomac West Representative
  • Nicholas Jordan, Business Community Representative
  • Jeremy Fretts, Architect
  • Matthew Johnston, Architect

Questions? 

Contact Dirk Geratz, 703.746.3815 or Ryan Price, 703.746.3847 in the Department of Planning and Zoning.

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