Architectural Review Board


  • 6 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of every month
  • Council Chambers, City Building, 320 W. Central Ave.

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Janie Ridd, Council Representative
  • Stefphane Berger-Lauson
  • David Hale
  • (Vacant Seat)
  • Kim Loesche
  • Sheri Scott
  • Christine Wellman


7 members - 4 residents; 2 residents of the City or surrounding area (should include, if possible, citizens from the following occupations: architect, lawyer, realtor, builder, or at least two should have preservation related professional backgrounds), 1 Council Member. City Council may deviate from this membership if suitable volunteers are not available. City Council approves all appointments.

The Architectural Review Board selects a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson, and a Recording Secretary each January.


Two-year terms. (1 Council Member, One-year term.)


May include, but are not limited to:

  • Permitting or denying and establishing procedures for evaluating certificates of appropriateness.
  • Developing, recommending, and applying Historic Design Standards.
  • Promoting the conservation, development and use of structures, sites and districts within the City of Springboro.
  • Making recommendations to the Planning Commission regarding legislation affecting Preservation Districts or Landmarks.
  • Conduct a continuing survey of historical and cultural resources. Advising other officials and departments regarding the protection of local cultural resources.
  • Acting as a liaison to individuals and organizations concerned with Historic Preservation.
  • Working toward the continuing education of citizens regarding Historic Preservation issues and concerns.
  • Seeking expertise when the Commission considers a National Register nomination.
  • Encouraging members to attend education sessions.
  • Maintaining a system for the survey and inventory of historic properties.


  • Established by Ordinance, August 1997
  • Springboro Code - Chapter 1229.04