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: Jerry Miller
Other board/committee members:

  • Kevin Jayroe, Vice Chair
  • Sally Gillespie
  • Dwayne Vernon
  • Linda Abate
  • Lee Padgett
  • Debra Smalls

 application to serve on the ARB

Meeting Dates: First Monday of each month, 5:30 pm at Municipal Court. Due to holiday weeks, the Board meets on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Fee: $30.00 New Business, $15.00 Old Business

Contact: Planning & 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]


Approved ARB Meeting Minutes:

September 9 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB12
August 5 2019 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB8
July 1 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB38
June 3 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB62
May 6 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB74
April 9 2019 Onsite ARB Minutes0.3 MiB89
April 1 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB72
March 4 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB98
February 6 2019 ARB Onsite Minutes0.3 MiB105
February 4 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB112
January 7 2019 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB142
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