ARB Meeting Schedule

The ARB meets regularly on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at Town Hall, 314 Mill Street.  (Prior to June 2018, the ARB met on the second Tuesday of the month.)  All meetings are open to the public.  Applications must be submitted to Town Hall by noon on the Wednesday prior to the scheduled meeting in order to be placed on the agenda for consideration by the ARB.  Please contact Town Hall for general questions.

2019 Meeting Schedule

Agenda items are due at Town Hall by noon on the Wednesday prior to the scheduled meeting in order to be included on the meeting agenda.

Meeting Date

Agenda Deadline

January 22, 2019 (CANCELLED)

January 15, 2019
February 26, 2019February 19, 2019
March 26, 2019March 19, 2019
April 23, 2019 (CANCELLED)April 16, 2019
May 28, 2019May 21, 2019
June 25, 2019June 18, 2019
July 23, 2019July 16, 2019
August 27, 2019August 20, 2019
September 24, 2019September 17, 2019
October 22, 2019October 15, 2019
November 26, 2019November 19, 2019

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Meeting DateAgendaMinutes
February 11, 2014AgendaMinutes
April 8, 2014Agenda
May 13, 2014Agenda
May 26, 2014Agenda
June 10, 2014
July 8, 2014
July 22, 2014 (Special Meeting)
August 12, 2014
September 9, 2014
September 17, 2014 (Special Meeting)
October 14, 2014
November 17, 2014
December 16, 2014Agenda
January 13, 2015AgendaMinutes
February 10, 2015AgendaMinutes
March 10, 2015AgendaMinutes
April 14, 2015AgendaMinutes
June 9, 2015AgendaMinutes
July 14, 2015AgendaMinutes
August 11, 2015AgendaMinutes
September 8, 2015AgendaMinutes
October 13, 2015AgendaMinutes
November 10, 2015AgendaMinutes
December 8, 2015AgendaMinutes
January 12, 2016AgendaMinutes
February 9, 2016AgendaMinutes
March 8, 2016AgendaMinutes
April 12, 2016AgendaMinutes
May 10, 2016AgendaMinutes
June 14, 2016AgendaMinutes
July 19, 2016AgendaMinutes
August 9, 2016AgendaMinutes
September 13, 2016AgendaMinutes
September 16, 2016 (Special Meeting)AgendaMinutes
September 27, 2016 (Work Session)AgendaMinutes
October 11, 2016AgendaMinutes
January 10, 2017AgendaMinutes
February 14, 2017AgendaMinutes
March 22, 2017 ​Rescheduled from March 14, 2017AgendaMinutes
April 11, 2017AgendaMinutes
June 13, 2017 AgendaMinutes
July 6, 2017AgendaMinutes
August 8, 2017AgendaMinutes
September 12, 2017AgendaMinutes
October 24, 2017AgendaMinutes
November 21, 2017 (Special Meeting)AgendaMinutes
February 13, 2018AgendaMinutes
March 13, 2018AgendaMinutes
April 10, 2018AgendaMinutes
July 24, 2018AgendaMinutes
August 14, 2018 (Work Session)AgendaMinutes
August 28, 2018AgendaMinutes
September 25, 2018Agenda


October 23, 2018AgendaMinutes
November 27, 2018AgendaMinutes
February 26, 2019AgendaMinutes
May 28, 2019Agenda
June 25, 2019Agenda

About the ARB

The Architectural Review Board (ARB) is a board of town residents and a business representative appointed by the Town council to advise the Council with respect to maintenance of the historic and cultural integrity of both existing and proposed buildings within the historic district. The ARB reviews all plans for new construction and changes or additions to existing buildings within the town’s historic district. The ARB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at Town Hall. All meetings are open to the public. More information on serving on a Town board or commission.

​Board Membership

Brenda Seefeldt, Chair

Laurie Holloway, Vice-Chair, Town Council Representative

Carol Bailey, Secretary

Douglass Kastens, Member

Johnathan Torres, Member

Lori Domenech, Member

Ryan Dillard, Business Representative

Darryl Hawkins, Planning Commission Representative

 Architectural Review Board

Contact Town Hall for questions relating to ARB.

(703) 491-1918

Email Town Staff

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Exterior Changes in the Historic District - Commercial and Residential Properties
Any modification to the exterior of a building in the historic district must be reviewed by the ARB prior to implementation. Applicable modifications can include, but are not limited to, changes to roofs, windows, siding, doorways, fences, walls, overhangs, railings, paint color, decks, etc. Applications for exterior changes are available below and may be submitted to Town Hall, Monday - Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, along with a $10 application fee.  Completed applications are then scheduled for the next regular ARB meeting for consideration. Applicants or a representative must attend the ARB meeting to present their request to the Board. Please ensure that applications are complete and include required support materials.

Applicable Forms and Information
Exterior Elevations Application - ARB Application
Exterior Elevation Guidelines

Signage in the Town of Occoquan

Most signage in the Town of Occoquan require permitting prior to installation, including both commercial and residential properties in and outside of the Historic District.  View Sign Permits for more information on allowable signage and applications.  Sign permits are reviewed and issued by the Town's Zoning Administrator.