Design Review Board


John Schum
Chris Walls
Linda Stanforth
Michelle Horner – Clerk

*The Design Review Board consists of 5 members, 2 appointments by the Mayor, 3 appointments by City Council.

Design Review Board’s Mission:

To enhance value through historic preservation and complimentary design

Powers and Duties of Commission

Wilmington Historic Downtown LogoThe Design Review Board serves the Wilmington Commercial Historic District and other historic districts or landmarks designated by City Council.  The Board has the sole responsibility for permitting the alteration, construction, preservation, restoration, reconstruction, rehabilitation, or demolition of any structure, signage, or landscaping within its jurisdiction.  In addition to its other duties, the Design Review Board reviewed applications for façade changes to help building owners take advantage of the FY2004-06 Tier 2 Downtown Revitalization Grant that brought over $400,000 of investment into the Wilmington Commercial Historic District (H-1 zone).

Contact:  Michelle Horner, Clerk  – 382-5134

Application for Certificate of Appropriateness
Meeting Date Meeting Agendas
January 2, 2018 Meeting cancelled
February 6, 2018 Meeting cancelled
February 13, 2018 Agenda
March 6, 2018 Agenda
April 3, 2018 Meeting cancelled
May 1, 2018 Meeting cancelled
June 5, 2018 Meeting cancelled
July 3, 2018 Meeting cancelled
August 7, 2018 Meeting cancelled
September 4, 2018 Meeting cancelled
September 11, 2018 Agenda
October 2, 2018 Meeting cancelled
November 6, 2018

Meeting cancelled

November 13, 2018 Agenda
December 4, 2018 Meeting cancelled