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:

  • Lee Padgett, Vice Chair
  • Sally Gillespie
  • Dwayne Vernon
  • Linda Abate
  • Debra Smalls
  • Kristina McManus

Download member application for 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:

March 2 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB23
February 3 2020 ARB Minutes0.7 MiB12
January 6 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB33
December 2 2019 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB21
November 4 2019 ARB Mintues0.3 MiB46
October 7 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB53
September 9 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB75
August 5 2019 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB77
July 1 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB121
June 3 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB119
May 6 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB127
April 9 2019 Onsite ARB Minutes0.3 MiB169
April 1 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB125
March 4 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB147
February 6 2019 ARB Onsite Minutes0.3 MiB161
February 4 2019 ARB Minutes0.3 MiB168
January 7 2019 ARB Minutes0.4 MiB214
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