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Architectural Review Board

 
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Responsibility:
- Reviews and makes recommendations on the listing of properties on the Local Register Historic Places;
- Reviews changes, except for routine maintenance, to the exterior of properties zoned with Historic Preservation Overlay (HPO), and issues or denies Certificates of Appropriateness;
- When necessary to protect the character of property in the HPO, grants variances in accordance with the provisions stipulated in the applicable City or County ordinance; and
- Administers federal Certified Local Government program for historic preservation on behalf of City and County.

Directs appeals of its decisions to the Planning Commission, which hears appeals and makes recommendations to the County Commission. 

Created By:
Ch. 266.116 F.S., 1981 - Leon County Code
Sec 10-853 (pg CD 10:162) Sec. 8.6, Ch. 27 - City Code
Ordinance No. 94-19 approved 8/9/94 and Ordinance No. 97-28 approved 12/9/97
Bylaws approved 6/28/94
TYPE: Decision Making Committee 

Appointments:
10 total members:
4 - appointed by Board of County Commissioners
4 - appointed by City Commission
1 - Planning Commission Chairman (or designee)
1 - Planning Department Director (or designee) 

Terms:
3-year terms expiring on June 30. Members may not serve more than 2 full consecutive terms per Code of Laws Sec. 10-2.362 (except Planning Commission Chairman and Planning Department Director, who serve during their tenure). Vacancies are filled for the remainder of an unexpired term. 

Eligibility Criteria:
4 - owners of property having historic preservation zoning [zoned HPO] (City and County each appoints two)
2 - members of American Institute of Architects (City and County each appoints one)
2 - members of Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation, Inc. (City and County each appoints one)

Members must be residents or property owners in Leon County and shall have demonstrated special interest, experience, or knowledge in history, architecture, or related disciplines.

Members must file a Financial Disclosure Form 1 from the Florida Commission on Ethics within 30 days of being appointed and annually by July 1 thereafter. In addition, when leaving the committee you must file a final Form 1F within 60 days of leaving your public position. The final Form 1F covers the disclosure period between January 1 and your last day of office within that year.
 

Schedule:
Noon, first Wednesday of every month, unless no items are scheduled for the agenda. 

Type of Report:
Reports are required by the Federal Certified Local Government (CLG) program. Provides annual report to City and County, to be submitted in Nov. of each year for the previous fiscal year. 

Contact Person/Staff:
Dr. Melissa Stoller
Executive Director
Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation, Inc
423 East Virginia Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Ph. 850-488-7334
Email: melissataltrust@comcast.net

Laurel Harbin, Special Projects Planner
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department
435 N. Macomb St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-891-6400 

Members:

Crawford, Elizabeth Ann

 

Begin Term: 5/26/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 9/24/2013


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation Representative

 

Dantin, Keith

 

Begin Term: 4/1/2014
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 4/1/2014


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Planning Commission Chairman's designee

 

Gaske, Frederick

 

Begin Term: 6/14/2016
End Term: 6/30/2019
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 5/28/2013


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Owner of historic preservation properrty

 

Hammond, Rhonda
Hammond Design Group

 

Begin Term: 5/26/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 5/26/2015


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Member of American Institute of Architects

 

Harbin, Laurel
Planning Department

 

Begin Term: 6/1/2017
Type: unlimited

 

Original Date: 6/1/2017


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Planning Department Director's designee

 

McCoy, Ronald

 

Begin Term: 6/9/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 6/9/2015


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Owner of historic preservation properrty

 

Conn, Michael

 

Begin Term: 6/1/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 6/1/2015


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: Notes: Category: American Institute of Architects member

 

Roberts, Bradford

 

Begin Term: 6/1/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 10/1/2009


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: Category: Tallahassee Trust for Historic Preservation Representative

 

Safe, Nigel

 

Begin Term: 7/1/2017
End Term: 6/30/2020
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 6/1/2011


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: Notes: Category: Owner of property zoned Historic Preservation

 

Spinks, Wayne

 

Begin Term: 6/1/2015
End Term: 6/30/2018
Type: three years

 

Original Date: 6/1/2015


Appointed by:
Tallahassee City Commission

 

Notes: Notes: Category: Owner of property zoned Historic Preservation