May 17, 2004



Ben Foster

High Tech Signs

2165 Seminole Trail

Charlottesville, VA 22901


RE:       ARB-2004-031 Seminole Place Sign; Tax Map 61W, Section 3, Parcel 18


Dear Mr. Foster:


The Albemarle County Architectural Review Board reviewed the above noted item at its meeting on Monday, May 3, 2004.  The Board, by a vote of 4:0, approved the request as presented, pending staff administrative approval of the following conditions:


  1. The letters of the upper cabinet may be illuminated. 
  2. The white border on the upper sign can be illuminated at night provided that the border is no larger than 1/8 inch in width.
  3. Revise the lower sign to increase the compatibility of its daytime appearance with that of the upper sign.
  4. The lower panel shall not be internally illuminated, but it may be externally illuminated.


Please provide two (2) copies of the revised drawings or other information addressing each of these conditions at your earliest convenience.  Include a memo indicating how each condition has been satisfied.  If changes other than those requested have been made, identify those changes in the memo also.  When staff's review of this information indicates that all conditions of approval have been met, a Certificate of Appropriateness may be issued.


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Margaret Maliszewski

Design Planner





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            John Grady