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All exterior changes or additions to a building or structure on a property require ABR approval.
The board meets on the first and third Monday of the month. Meetings are held in the morning and begin at 8:00 a.m. Visit Architectural Board of Review for the current meeting schedule and information about appearing before the Board.
A complete submission, including several specific details and plans, must be submitted by the deadline for the meeting at which you would like to appear. Visit Architectural Board of Review for the current meeting schedule and information about appearing before the Board.
Scaled drawings are required for most residential projects, except roofs, windows, and mechanical equipment. Installation/replacement of HVAC equipment requires load calculations (instructions are on the permit application). An architect is not required for residential projects, but is recommended for large projects and additions. Include cut sheets for any new equipment or devices. Written narratives of the proposed work is often necessary to fully explain the scope of the work. View a complete list of residential plan requirements.
Yes. Plans for commercial projects must be prepared and stamped by a state licensed design professional.
The specific process depends on the project. Visit the Plan Review page to learn what types of project require a plan review.
Most projects will require a plan review. Visit our Plan Review page to learn what projects require a plan review.