Elegant & Private Shark Key

Policy Statement

The Architectural Review Board was established to carry out a mandate to enhance the environmental quality and economic value of all properties in SHARK KEY and to work in cooperation with the property owners, to help make this community a uniquely desirable place to live and play.

The ARB does not seek to restrict individual taste or preferences. In general, its aim is to avoid harsh contrasts in the landscape, architectural themes and to foster thoughtful design so that there is harmony between the buildings and their sites as well as among the structures themselves and to encourage freedom of individual expression in the development of land and buildings. The ARB intends to be completely fair and objective in the design review process and impartial and understanding of individual goals, it is the intent of the ARB to eliminate serious environmental problems through its special knowledge of local conditions.

New Home Construction

New Home Construction is defined as constructing a home on a parcel of land. To submit plans under this title you must complete forms 02, 03, 04 and 05. Submit two sets of sealed plans and one set of digital plans along with the deposits which are shown in form 01.

Major Remodeling

Major Remodeling is defined as all remodeling, additions and alterations which is not described in either minor or incidental remodeling. To submit plans under this title you must complete forms 02, 03, 04 and 05. Submit two sets of sealed plans and one set of digital plans along with the deposits which are shown in form 01.

Minor Remodeling and/or Exterior Refinishing

Minor Remodeling is defined as non-structural alterations, including texture and/or material changes, to the exterior appearance of a structure or improvement, including alterations to decks, porches, walkways, terraces, patios, and driveways. To submit plans under this title you must complete forms 02, 03, 04a and 05. Submit two sets of sealed plans and one set of digital plans along with the deposits which are shown in form 01.

Incidental Remodeling

Incidental Remodeling is defined as non-structural alterations, color change, like and kind replacement of windows, doors, siding and roofing with no texture or material changes, to the exterior appearance of a structure or improvement, including like and kind repairs to decks, porches, walkways, terraces, patios, and driveways shall be considered as incidental remodeling. To submit plans under this title you must complete forms 02, 03, 04a and 05. Submit two sets of sealed plans and one set of digital plans along with the deposits which are shown in form 01.

Architectural Review Board Forms

Architectural Review Board Regulations