Architectural Review Board

The Architectural Review Board is a seven-member appointed board. This body reviews exterior renovations, new construction, signage and demolition in the City’s historic district. No building permit is issued for these activities within the historic district until the ARB issues a Certificate of Appropriateness. The historic district is bounded by Church Street to the north, the Sampit River to the south, Wood Street to the west and Meeting Street to the east.  The district encompasses residential, general commercial, core commercial, and waterfront commercial.

Chairperson: Kevin Jayroe
Other board/committee members:

  • Clare Reigart, Vice Chair
  • Sally Gillespie
  • Dwayne Vernon
  • Linda Abate
  • Lee Padgett
  • Michael Norton

Download application to serve on the ARB

Meeting Dates: First Monday of each month, 5:30 pm at City Hall. An exception is during the month September. Due to holiday weeks, the Board meets on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Fee: $30.00 New Business, $15.00 Old Business

Contact: Housing & Community Development Department
Phone: 843-545-4010
Fax: 843-545-4009



Application for Certification of Appropriateness


ARB Meeting Calendar


ARB Agenda


ARB Design Guidelines Manual]


Waterfront Area Design Guidelines 2003


Approved ARB Meeting Minutes:

May 7 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB8
April 2 2018 ARB Minutes0.2 MiB4
March 19 2018 Onsite ARB Meeting Minutes0.2 MiB31
March 5 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB33
February 5 2018 ARB Minutes0.2 MiB47
December 4 2017 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB69
November 6 2017 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB88
October 16 2017 Special ARB Minutes0.4 MiB79
October 2 2017 ARB Minutes0.5 MiB114
September 19 2017 ARB Minutes0.5 MiB84
August 7 2017 ARB Minutes0.5 MiB127
July 10 2017 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB220
June 5 2017 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB188