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All projects must have the appropriate section(s) of the application filled out and attached to this form when it is returned and filed with the Building and Housing Office. You need not attach any sections that do no relate to your project. Please request as many of the section forms as you may need. Your application number will be assigned when you return these forms. Remember, your completed application, including any pictures and plans, must be filed by the deadline date on the appended schedule in order to be reviewed at the next HARB meeting.
Check the appropriate boxes:
All sketches, elevations, and plans must be signed by the preparer(s).
I agree and understand that this electronic signature is in place of a written signature.
Check with the Building and Housing Office of the Borough of West Chester to see if you need a building permit as well as a Certificate of Appropriateness before you begin your project.
(Attach a separate section 1 for each of the signs that you want to install.)
Provide color or black and white sketches of each sign and its message, and also show its proposed placement and proportion to the building facade. Also attach photos of the streetscape and adjacent buildings.
Current borough code requires 8' - 0" minimum to bottom of sign.
Please note that the historic preference is for any "serif" type. Please be sure to attach a sample of sign wording in chosen lettering style.
Attach a separate Section 2 for each of the canopies or awnings that you want to install.
Give a thorough description of the type and style to be used.
Please note that any attachment to a masonry facade must be done through the mortar joints and not the face of the masonry.
Current borough code requires a minimum height of 8' - 0" to bottom of awning or canopy.
Attach a separate Section 3 for each of the repairs, replacements, or alterations you want to make.
(If different from applicant's)
Provide clear photographs showing the location of each proposed improvement, including photos of streetscape and the adjacent buildings. Provide architectural elevations and/or photographs clearly showing the location of the proposed work. Provide material specifications and manufacturer's pamphlets on the replacement materials proposed.
If different from applicant's
Include one application per addition. Provide clear photographs showing the location of each proposed addition. Also attach photographs of the streetscape and adjacent buildings. Provide architectural elevations, material specifications, and manufacturer's pamphlets on the materials proposed.
Provide clear photographs showing the location of your proposed construction. Also attach photographs of the streetscape and adjacent buildings. Provide architectural elevations, material specifications, and manufacturer's pamphlets on the materials proposed.
Provide clear photographs of the building being proposed for demolition and of the adjacent buildings and streetscape. Attach any historical photographs, drawings, or elevations that you could find about this building. Attach architectural elevations of the proposed demolition, clearly showing the full extent of the project, including plot and site plans of the property. Attach any plans, drawing and/or elevations that you man have for the future use of this site.
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