l Historic Review Board - City of Beaufort, South Carolina

Historic Review Board

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The City of Beaufort Historic Review Board (HRB) is a five-member Board.  The members are appointed by City Council for three year terms.  Each member may serve on two consecutive terms.  The Historic Review Board is charged with the mission of aiding in the preservation, protection and enhancement of the Beaufort National Historic Landmark District.  The Board reviews the following types of activities within the District:

  • New construction and additions;
  • Demolition; and
  • Renovation, rehabilitation, restoration.

The Historic District is divided into two sub-districts:  the Preservation Neighborhood and the Conservation Neighborhood (also known as the Northwest Quadrant).  For projects located in the Preservation Neighborhood, guidance for the Board's decisions is provided by the Beaufort Preservation Manual and the Beaufort Preservation Manual Supplement.  The Northwest Quadrant Design Principles provides guidance for projects in the Conservation Neighborhood (Northwest Quadrant).

Copies of the 1979 Milner Historic District Inventory, 1997 Beaufort County Above Ground Historic Resources Survey and Sandborn Fire Insurance Company Maps are available in the Planning Department.

The HRB meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 PM.  Meetings are currently held at City Hall located at 1911 Boundary Street. 

For more information on the Historic District Review Board, contact Julie Bachety, Administrative Assistant, at (843) 525-7011 or by e-mail at jbachety@cityofbeaufort.org.

Board Members

Chuck Symes (Chairman)
John Dickerson (Vice-Chairman)
Bill Allison

Quinn Peitz

Meetings are generally held every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m. at 1911 Boundary Street, City Hall,
Beaufort, South Carolina.  If you have any special needs due to a physical challenge, please contact the Department of Planning
& Development Services at (843) 525-7011.

Meeting Schedule

Deadline for
Regular Projects

Deadline for Projects
a public hearing

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Friday, December 29, 2017 Friday, December 15, 2017
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Friday, January 26, 2018 Friday, January 12, 2018
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Friday, February 23, 2018 Friday, February 16, 2018
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Friday, March 30, 2018 Friday, March 16, 2018
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Friday, April 27, 2018 Friday, April 13, 2018
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Friday, June 1, 2018 Friday, May 18, 2018
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Friday, June 29, 2018 Friday, June 15, 2018
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Friday, July 20, 2018 Friday, July 6, 2018
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Friday, September 7, 2018 Friday, August 17, 2018
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Friday, September 28, 2018 Friday, September 14, 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Friday, October 26, 2018 Friday, October 12, 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Friday, November 30, 2018 Friday, November 16, 2018

1.  All documents are required to be submitted to the City of Beaufort Department of Planning & Development Services
    at 1911 Boundary Street, City Hall, attention Julie A Bachety, Administrative Assistant II.
2.  ALL documents must be submitted in a COMPLETE DIGITAL package on the deadline date.  
3.  Fees for Demolition are due at the time of the applicant submittal.
4.  IMPORTANT:  A project will not be reviewed if the applicant or representative is not present at the meeting.

Forms & Applications