Historic & Architectural Review Board

Advise Council on renovations to buildings in the historic district.
Check out our media center to hear our meetings.
  • 7 p.m.
  • Last Thursday of every month
  • Applications are due no later than ten days prior to the HARB meeting.
  • West Chester Borough Hall
    401 E. Gay St.
    Room 240
    West Chester, PA 19380
  • All meetings are open to the public
Meeting Schedule Details
Link to Details for applicants scheduled to attend HARB meetings.
Link to Details for 2016 schedule.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas

Historic Deign Guidelines
  • James Breen, Member
    Term Expires January 2016
  • Tom Clark, Member
    Term Expires January 2017
  •  Lara Ross, Volunteer
  • Michael Martin, Member
    Term Expires January 2016
  • Joseph Martino, Member
    Term Expires January 2018
  • vacant, Member
    Term Expires January 2018

Members serve a 3-year term. The board is made up of a majority of resident electors and is comprised of no less than 7 members including:
  • 1 architect
  • 1 licensed real estate broker
  • 1 Planning Commission member
  • 1 building inspector
Certificate of Appropriateness
Apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness (PDF) through the Historical and Architectural Review Board (HARB).