ARC Committee (Architectural Request Committee)
A group of elected or appointed members in a community or Association who oversee exterior changes, embellishments, additions or subtractions of various types within owned properties. Generally, any alterations to your home's exterior must be approved by the Architectural Review Committee (ARC). While responsibilities may vary from community to community, some examples of matters requiring ARC approval include: Installation of a fence, painting the exterior of your home, installation of an addition or swimming pool, landscaping work , etc. The ARC is often also responsible for developing Architectural Review criteria.