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:

  • Jerry Miller, 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 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]


Approved ARB Meeting Minutes:

November 19 2018 ARB Special Meeting0.2 MiB1
November 5 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB22
October 1 2018 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB13
September 24 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB12
August 6 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB48
July 9 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB115
June 4 2018 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB244
May 7 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB128
April 2 2018 ARB Minutes0.2 MiB121
March 19 2018 Onsite ARB Meeting Minutes0.2 MiB142
March 5 2018 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB136
February 5 2018 ARB Minutes0.2 MiB155
December 4 2017 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB171
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