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Architectural Review Request “ARR” Form


Design applications are required to be submitted for the majority of exterior changes to your home to be reviewed and approved by the Architectural Review Committee- “ARC”. It is the responsibility of the ARC to ensure that all proposed improvements meet or exceed the requirements of the Guidelines and to promote the highest quality design for the neighborhood.


Questions? Contact Operations Coordinator, Katie Call [email protected] 


Carefully review all Residential Improvement Guidelines and Site Restrictions prior to submitting your request.

Owners are encouraged to contact Jefferson County and the City of Arvada for further information and requirements for Improvements they wish to make.


‘ARC Submission Packet’ must include a completed Architectural Review Request “ARR” Form and supporting documents

(said plans and specifications to show exterior design, height, materials, color, location of the structure or addition to the structure, plotted horizontally and vertically, location and size of driveways, general plan of landscaping, fencing, walls, windbreaks, and grading plan, as well as such other material and information may be required).

The ARC Submission Packages can now be submitted online! All communications regarding ARC submissions will be done by email.

Exterior Paint color schemes must be picked from the District’s Archive


Application Fee

Payment for select applications is required prior to review, approval, and completing exterior modifications. The list of project requiring an application fee is below. Other projects may require professional design review/approval and will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

If your project is not listed below, but has been determined to need professional review, payment for your application will be required.

♦ Additions & Expansions ♦ Hot tubs, Jacuzzis, Spas
♦ Balconies ♦ Patios
♦ Decks ♦ Paving
♦ Drainage ♦ Ponds & Water Features
♦ Driveway Extensions ♦ Pools, Saunas
♦ Exterior Painting ♦ Sport Pads
♦ Gazebos & Pergolas ♦ Walls, Retaining


Review Process

Submission Packets will be reviewed to ensure all details, specifications, photos, materials have been included. There may be a request for additional information to be included.

If you live in an HOA Garden Homes | Patio Homes | Patio Villas you are required to submit applications to the HOA first and include your approval letter for your District submission.

The ARC will act upon all requests in writing within 45 days after the complete submission has been completed. Though it does not typically take this long to review, there are various instances that a review could be closer to this mark.



Project Execution

Once you have received approval, project may be completed. Approvals expire 1 year from approval date, project to be completed in that timeframe.

After your project is complete, please give the ARC a written notice of completion.