Architectural Information

To maintain the aesthetic appeal of our community, the Architectural Review Committee (ARC) must approve all additions and/or modifications to the exterior of any residence, including landscape installation, prior to the start of construction. Below are the forms and information needed to guide you through this process.

Please note: If you belong to a sub-maintenance corporation, you must receive their approval prior to submitting plans to SAMLARC.

Plan Submittals Must Include:

  1. Sub-Maintenance Corporation Approval - Click here to determine whether you belong to a sub-maintenance corporation by street name. If you belong to a sub-maintenance corporation, you must receive their approval prior to submitting plans to SAMLARC.

  2. SAMLARC Home Improvement Form - Complete with homeowner signature.

  3. Neighborhood Notification Form - With all impacted neighbors' signatures.

  4. Application Fee ($15 or $150 for room additions and second story balconies).

  5. For general modifications you must submit one set of plans. 

  6. For room additions and second story balconies, you must submit three sets of plans with detailed specifications, dimensions, materials, elevations, plant lists, color and/or brochure/photos.

  7. Paint Change Requirement Form (if applicable).

  8. Paint Submittal Form (if applicable).

  9. Completion Notice (to be turned in within thirty days from the date of completion).

Important Notes:

  • $15 Application Fee is waived for 1st submittal

  • Refer to SAMLARC Architectural Standards before submitting plans

Architectural Review Committee

 

The Architectural Review Committee typically meets twice a month. Per SAMLARC's CC&R's, the Architectural Review Committee shall give notice of its decisions and the reason to the owner submitting the plans within thirty (30) days after the Architectural Review Committee receives all required materials.

Submit Plans To: 

SAMLARC Architectural Review Committee
22342A Avenida Empresa, Suite 102A
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

22342A Avenida Empresa, Suite 102A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

(949) 709-0010

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