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

Barbara Laurie
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 11, 2017 Tuesday, December 27, 2016 Friday, December 16, 2016
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Monday, January 23, 2017 Friday, January 13, 2017
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Monday, February 20, 2017 Friday, February 10, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Monday, March 27, 2017 Friday, March 17, 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Monday, April 24, 2017 Friday, April 14, 2017
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Monday, May 29, 2017 Friday, May 12, 2017
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Monday, June 26, 2017 Friday, June 9, 2017
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Monday, July 24, 2017 Friday, July 14, 2017
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Monday, August 28, 2017 Friday, August 18, 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Monday, September 25, 2017 Friday, September 15, 2017
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Monday, October 23, 2017 Friday, October 13, 2017
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Monday, November 27, 2017 Friday, November 17, 2017

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