City of Springboro, Ohio, U.S.A.

320 West Central Avenue
Springboro, Ohio 45066
P: 937.748.4343
F: 937.748.0815

Council, Boards & Commissions

Architectural Review Board

Established by Ordinance, August 1997

Springboro Code - Chapter 1229.04


MEMBERSHIP:  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.


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


MEETINGS:  Second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers unless otherwise posted.


DUTIES:  (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.

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

 Architectural Review Board Members

Dale Brunner, Council Representative
260 Janney Lane
Springboro, Ohio 45066

Joy Faini
435 Whispering Pines
Springboro, Ohio 45066

Gale Graham
455 S. Main Street
Springboro, Ohio 45066

Bill Haggerty
220 S. Main Street
Springboro, Ohio 45066

Rebecca Hall
605. N. Main Street
Springboro, Ohio 45066

Matt Leedy
105 S. Main Street
Springboro, Ohio 45066


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