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 Design Guidelines Manual]


Approved ARB Meeting Minutes:

November 2 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB14
October 5 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB9
September 14 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB36
August 4 2020 ARB Minutes0.7 MiB21
July 13 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB41
June 1 2020 ARB Minutes0.7 MiB64
May 4 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB37
March 2 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB45
January 6 2020 ARB Minutes0.6 MiB80
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