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Community Appearance Board
The City of Conway Community Appearance Board (CAB), is composed of seven (7) members appointed by the Conway City Council. The Board is created to serve as an architectural review board as authorized by SC § 6-29-870. 

Scheduled Meetings

To fill out an application for the Community Appearance Board (CAB) click here.

To review the Historic Design Review District guidelines click here.

These members are;
  1. To protect and promote the appearance, character, and economic value of all development located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District , Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  2. To oversee the survey and inventory of historic properties, and assure the survey is conducted in accordance with the professional standards which are complementary to the standards of the State Historic Preservation Office.
  3. To recommend the designation and nomination of buildings, structures, sites, objects, districts, or individual property to the State Historic Preservation Office for inclusion in the National Register.
  4. To recommend to City Council the inclusion of additional historic districts and the expansion of the size of existing historic districts.
  5. To review, and approve or deny, all applications for proposed new commercial developments to be located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  6. To review, and approve or deny, all applications for alterations and/or additions to existing commercial developments to be located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  7. To review and approve or deny, all applications for permits to build, alter, or demolish any building or structure located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  8. To review, approve or deny, landscape plans for all developments within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  9. To review, approve or deny, landscape plans proposed by the City of Conway or any other state or federal agency for public rights-of-way or for publicly owned property located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  10. To review, and approve or deny, architectural plans for facilities proposed by the City of Conway or any other state or federal agency to be located within the Main Street Corridor Historic Design Review District, Downtown Commercial Historic Design Review District, and Waccamaw Riverfront Historic Design Review District.
  11. The CAB will act as the official "reviewing authority" for the City of Conway to review, and approve or deny, all applications for a 15-year Local Property Tax Abatement incentive offered through Conway's adoption of state authorizing legislation (Sections 4-9-195 and 5-21-140, SC Code of Laws, 1976, as amended).