CHAPTER 12A. HISTORICAL LANDMARKS AND DISTRICTS.*
Article III. Designation of Historical Landmarks, Historical Districts and Historical Resources.
Sec. 12A-3-2. Procedure for designation of historical landmarks, historical districts, and historical resources.
(a) The historical preservation commission by resolution may recommend to
the city council designation of a landmark or historical district, or an
addition to the historical resources list, upon compliance with the following
(1) Information concerning the proposal shall be filed with the
community development department and shall include:
(A) The assessor's
parcel map number for the site;
(B) A description detailing the special
aesthetic, cultural, architectural, or engineering interest or value of an
(C) A map outlining the subject area;
drawings, photographs or other descriptive material showing what is to be
(E) A statement of condition of the structure, object, or
(F) In the case of a proposed addition to the historical
resources list, such other information as may be necessary for the commission to
determine whether the proposal satisfies the commission's historical resources
inventory study list evaluation criteria.
(G) Such other information as
reasonably may be requested by the commission.
(2) The proposal shall be
considered at a public hearing. Notice of the time, place and purpose of such
hearing shall be given by the secretary of the commission in a newspaper of
general circulation in the city and by mail to each owner of property subject to
the proposed designation.
(3) Recommendation of designation of all or part
of the proposal shall be based on enumerated facts which show that the standards
contained in this article for such designation have been met.
and Public Building Properties. A proposal affecting commercial and public
building properties cannot be considered unless accompanied by written consent
of a majority of the affected property owners.
(5) Residential Buildings. A
proposal affecting residential building properties cannot be considered unless
accompanied by written consent of all of the affected property
(b) Upon receipt of the recommendation from the historical
preservation commission, the city council shall approve, modify, or disapprove
the recommendation upon compliance with the following procedure:
public hearing on the matter shall be scheduled for the next regular meeting
consistent with demands of the agenda. Notice of the time, place and purpose of
such hearing shall be given by the city clerk in a newspaper of general
circulation in the city and by mail to each owner of property subject to the
proposed designation not less than ten calendar days prior to the date of
(2) Approval of the recommendation of designation shall be by
resolution of the city council. The city clerk shall give written notice of such
designation to each owner of property subject to the designation. (Ord. No.
1004, § 2 (part); Ord. No. 1310, § 3 (part).)