Rear, from left to right: Ronny Prevatte, Trey Gwaltney (Not pictured), Russell Parrish and Cecil W. Gwaltney, Jr.
Front, from left to right: Julia Hillegass, Roger Ealy (Chair) and Nancy Fortier (Vice-Chair).
The Smithfield Board of Historic and Architectural Review (BHAR) holds their regular scheduled meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of the month in Conference Rooms A & B of the Smithfield Center. They review exterior changes to structures and new construction in the historic district. The BHAR members serve 5 year terms and are appointed by the Town Council.
- Russell Parrish (term expires 1/31/13)
- Nancy Fortier, Vice Chair (term expires 1/31/14)
- Cecil W. Gwaltney Jr. (term expires 1/31/14)
- Roger Ealy, Chair (term expires 1/31/16)
- Julia Hillegass (term expires 1/31/16)
- Ronny Prevatte (term expires 1/31/17)
- Trey Gwaltney (term expires 1/31/18)
Mr. William G. Saunders, IV, Town Planner.
To be on the Board of Historic and Architectural Review agenda, applicants must submit all necessary materials, including a completed BHAR application form, to the town no later than 21 days before the scheduled BHAR meeting.
Download Article 3.M, the Historic Preservation Overlay District Ordinance to read more about the duties and powers of the Board of Historic and Architectural Review. You will need Adobe Acrobat to view Article 3.M.
The Smithfield Historic District Design Guidelines are available for download:
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Complete Smithfield Historic District Design Guidelines (10.8 MB)
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Appendices (152 K)
Table of Contents, Chapter I Background (876 K)
Chapter II Understanding District Character (3.34 MB)
Chapter III Before You Begin (72 K)
Chapter IV Planning a Project in the Historical District (160 K)
Chapter V Site (1.47 MB)
Chapter VI Building Mass (464 K)
Chapter VII Building Elements (1.89 MB)
Chapter VIII Building Materials (460 K)
Chapter IX Decorative features (824 K)
Chapter X Additions (340 K)
Chapter XI Streetscape (1.37 MB)
Chapter XII Moving & Demolition of Historical Buildings (40 K)
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