The Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB) advises the County Board on historic preservation matters. The HALRB nominates properties for local and national designation and also reviews plans for exterior alterations, demolition and new construction in locally designated Arlington historic districts through a Certificate of Appropriateness (CoA) process.
The CoA applicants must first go before the Design Review Committee (DRC) – a subcommittee that works with the HALRB. The DRC offers free technical and design advice to the applicant and helps finalize the CoA request before it goes to the HALRB for review.
This flowchart shows how an application for a CoA progresses through review by the DRC and the HALRB.
HALRB hearings are held on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:30 p.m. DRC public meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. HALRB hearings and DRC public meetings take place in the Ellen Bozman Government Center, 2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Lobby Conference Rooms Cherry and Dogwood, unless otherwise noted. View the DRC website for DRC meetings and materials. You can also listen to archived audio of public meetings.
|Date||Agenda & Minutes||Documents & Meeting Materials|
|Jan. 22||Agenda, Minutes|
|Feb. 19||Agenda, DRAFT Minutes|
|Tentative: July 15|
|Tentative: Aug. 19|
|Tentative: Sept. 16|
|Tentative: Oct. 21|
|Tentative: Nov. 18|
|Tentative: Dec. 16|