CHAPTER 12A. HISTORICAL LANDMARKS AND DISTRICTS.*
Article IV. Permit System.
Sec. 12A-4-1. When permit required.
(a) No person shall demolish, remove, move, or make alterations which
affect the exterior appearance of, or cause excavations which affect the
exterior appearance of, a designated historical landmark, or undertake the same
with respect to any structure located in a designated historical district,
without first obtaining approval from the historical preservation commission;
excepting therefrom maintenance or repair work that does not change the design,
material or exterior appearance thereof, or work authorized by the building
official upon written approval of the community development department for
protection of public safety.
(b) No person shall demolish a designated
historical resource without first obtaining approval from the historical
preservation commission, unless the chief building official certifies that such
demolition is required for the public safety due to an unsafe or dangerous
condition. For purposes of this article, “demolish” shall include
the following: clear buildings from a site, tear down, dismantle, raze or break
to pieces. (Ord. No. 1004, § 2 (part); Ord. No. 1310 § 4