Application to the Architectural Review Committee must include:

Complete description of proposed work;

  1. Detailed sketch, or copy of the record plat, showing the location of the existing dwelling
  2. the proposed changes showing the dimensions and distances from property lines;
  3. a grading plan if the existing grading is changed

important BEFORE completing an ARC Form please review the policy guidelines for your project’s success:
Cloverdale ARC Guidelines

  • Cloverdale ARC FORM:  IMPROVEMENTS: Out Building/Shed – Fence – Patio – Deck – Pool – Sidewalk – Parking Pad – Attached Garage – Addition – Exterior Color Change – Solar – Propane, etc.
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  • Cloverdale ARC  FORM:  TEMPORARY STORAGE: Portables on Demand (PODS) – Smart Boxes – U-Pack – U-Load – dumpsters – moving trailers, etc.
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 Jefferson County Ordinances
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A recorded plat may be obtained at the courthouse during normal business hours for a nominal fee.

Jefferson County Courthouse
100 E Washington St
Charles Town WV
Phone: (304) 728-­3215
Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday-Friday

To view documentation regarding your property currently recorded, the Jefferson County Clerk maintains a public record database online for your purview.

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TIP: when your project involves electric, cement, well and/or septic do YOU need a building permit from Jefferson County?