The Historic Architectural Review Board

St. Augustine's Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) meets the third Thursday of each month at 2:00pm in The Alcazar Room at City Hall.

Each of the five members of the board are appointed by the City Commission for a three year term and no member may serve more than two consecutive full terms.

HARB considers and acts on applications for Certificates of Appropriateness in Historic Preservation (HP) districts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, on building permits on property abutting HP-1, HP-2 and HP-3 and on applications for demolition permits for structures 50 years old or older within the city limits. HARB also advises property owners and government agencies concerning maintenance, protection, enhancement and preservation of historic resources and may designate historic landmarks.

Qualifications:  Applicants must have resided in the City of St. Augustine for at least one (1) year prior to appointment, and shall hold no governmental office nor receive any salary or compensation for their services; shall have either thorough training and /or experience in: 1) history or related fields; 2) archaeology; 3) architectural history; 4) historic architecture; and 5) art history. 

Architectural Guidelines for Historic Preservation

For a list of applications and forms click here

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The current members of the HARB are:

Paul Weaver III
5 Milton St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(Term expires March 28, 2009)

Fred Halback
287 St. George St.
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(Term expires March 28, 2010)

Leslie J. Thomas

32 Cordova Street

St. Augustine, FL 32084

(Term expires March 28, 2011)

Len Weeks
38 Magnolia Dunes Circle
St. Augustine, FL 32086

(Term expires March 28, 2010)

2008 Meeting Schedule and Application Deadline

Agendas are posted as soon as finalized. Minutes are posted after approval by the board. Inquires regarding draft versions of minutes should be directed to the City Clerk's office at 904-825-1007.

2008 Meeting Schedule





January 17 December 28 Agenda Minutes Results
February 21 January 25 Agenda Minutes Results
March 20 February 29 Agenda Minutes Results
April 17 March 28 Agenda Minutes Results
May 15 April 25 Agenda Minutes Results
June 19 May 30 Agenda Minutes Results
July 17 June 27 Agenda Minutes Results
August 21** July 25 Agenda Minutes Results
September 11*   Agenda Minutes Results
September 18 August 29 Agenda Minutes Results
October 16 September 26 Agenda Minutes Results
November 20 October 31 Agenda Minutes Results
December 18 November 28 Agenda Minutes Results
*Special meeting or workshop
**Meeting date cancelled or adjusted due to holiday schedule

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