Rock Hill Board of Historic Review

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Term of Office:
3 years

The Rock Hill Board of Historic Review hears appeals to the City Building Code as related to identified historic structures, and preserves the character of architecturally and historically significant structures. This Board was created January 9, 1989.

Seven members appointed by City Council.  Members must reside within the Rock Hill City limits.

  • Reviewing the types of requests for Certificates of Appropriateness that the Zoning Ordinance assigns to the Board of Historic Review;
  • Reviewing hardship exemption requests;
  • Hearing appeals from staff decisions or interpretations of the Historic Design Guidelines;
  • Recommending to City Council whether properties should be rezoned into or out of the Historic Overlay District; Recommending to City Council whether proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance that are specifically related to the Historic Overlay District should be adopted; and
  • Recommending to City Council whether proposed amendments to the Historic Design Guidelines should be adopted.

Board members are required to complete six hours of state-mandated orientation training within one year of appointment and to complete at least three hours of continuing education each following year.

Meeting Schedule:
The Board generally meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Special meetings or on-site meetings may be called, as necessary. Meetings generally last 30 minutes to an hour, with Board members also needing to spend time outside of the meetings in preparation. See the calendar for a current listing of specific meeting dates. 

Staff Liaison:

Janice Miller, Planning & Development Services, 803-817-5129

Member Position Term
Addie Mayfield Rutledge   09/07/01-07/01/21
Ashley Barron
Jana Woods   08/10/09-07/01/20
William Drennan
Martin Goode Vice Chair 08/28/07-07/01/19
Michael James   02/25/02-07/01/19
Phillip Jerauld Chair 03/10/08-07/01/19