Architectural Review Board

Stafford County Historical Resources


First Monday of each Month - 6:00 PM 
Conference Room ABC - 2nd Floor 
George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available in the Agenda Center prior to the meetings and will be posted online by noon on Friday prior to each meeting.  Minutes are available following approval.

E:  Agendas & Mintues prior to year 2016 are housed in the Archive Center.

Members Officers Memberships
Tanya Gossett Vice-Chairman Architectural Historian
Sherry Bailey
Planning Commission Representative
Jeromy Range
Chairman Member-at-Large
Charles Dodgen
Paul Eakin

Historic Resource District Resident
Doris McAdams Secretary Member-at-Large
Mark Osborn


The Stafford County Architectural Review Board (ARB) was established by the Board of Supervisors. Out of the seven members at least one member shall be a registered architect or architectural historian. One member shall be a Planning Commissioner. One member shall reside in a designated Historic District. The remaining members shall be members-at-large. All members appointed shall have a demonstrated knowledge, interest, or competence in historic preservation. The ARB's chief duty is to oversee the preservation and management of the County's designated Historic Resource (HR) Overlay Districts.


  • Encourage owners of all historic properties to preserve through tax incentives and/or easements.
  • Identify additional historic areas, sites, and buildings in Stafford County.
  • Provide standards and guidelines for the preservation of sites and buildings designated as historic.
  • Recommend specific sites to be designated as historic districts to the Board of Supervisors.
  • Review all applications for new construction, renovation, or alteration of buildings located within HR Overlay Districts.