Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB)

The Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) advises property owners and government agencies concerning the maintenance, protection, enhancement, and preservation of historic resources. The board reviews applications for Certificates and Opinions of Appropriateness, Certificates of Demolition or Relocation, and may designate historic landmarks. HARB also reviews applications associated with the historic preservation property tax (ad valorem) exemption for the City of St. Augustine and St. Johns County.


  • 1 p.m.
  • 3rd Thursday of every month.
  • The Alcazar Room, City Hall
    75 King Street
    St. Augustine, FL 32084

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


To contact board members regarding an application set to be heard at an upcoming meeting, you can E-mail the Historic Architectural Review Board up to one day prior to the meeting and the board will receive your comments.

Request for Consideration

In order to appear before HARB, there are certain presentation guidelines and requirements that must be met prior to your appearance. Applications must be submitted four weeks prior to the scheduled meeting date in order to appear before HARB. The application due dates as well as the meeting dates can be found here.

The hearings are conducted as led by the Chair and meeting procedures can be obtained from the Planning and Building Department. For information about presenting in front of the board, visit the Guidelines to Appear page.