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 procedure:
(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 historic nature;
(C) A map outlining the subject area;
(D) Sketches, drawings, photographs or other descriptive material showing what is to be preserved;
(E) A statement of condition of the structure, object, or particular place;
(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.
(4) Commercial 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 owners.
(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:
(1) A 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 hearing.
(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).)