Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 49 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 10.2. Review Procedures | CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION Sec. 10.2.15. Certificate of Appropriateness Sec. 10.2.15. Certificate of Appropriateness A. Jurisdiction 1. The Historic Development Commission has jurisdiction for certificates of appropriateness for the exterior of all properties within the -HOD-G and -HOD-S. 2. The Historic Development Commission has jurisdiction for certificates of appropriateness for the exterior of Historic Landmarks within Raleigh’s zoning jurisdiction. 3. The Historic Development Commission has jurisdiction for certificates of appropriateness for all designated interior spaces of Historic Landmarks within Raleigh’s zoning jurisdiction. B. Expiration of Certificate of Appropriateness 1. A certificate of appropriateness shall expire 6 months after the date of issuance if the work authorized by the certificate has not been commenced. 2. If after commencement the work is discontinued for a period of 12 months, the permit shall immediately expire. 3. A certificate of appropriateness authorizing demolition shall expire if the work has not been commenced within 6 months after the authorization date set by the Commission. If after commencement the demolition work is discontinued for a period of 12 months, the approval shall immediately expire. 4. No work authorized by any certificate that has expired shall thereafter be performed until a new certificate has been secured. C. Application 1. All applications for a certificate of appropriateness are to be filed in the location noted on the current application form provided by the City. 2. The application shall be filed in accordance with the City's filing calendar on the form provided by the City. 3. The application must be accompanied by sketches, drawings, photographs, specifications, descriptions and other information of sufficient detail to clearly show the proposed exterior alterations, alterations to designated interior features of Historic Landmarks, additions, changes or new construction. The names and mailing addresses of property owners filing or subject to the application and the addresses of property within 100 feet on all sides of the property which is the subject of the application must also be filed. Multiple copies of the application shall be provided when so required by the instructions on the form provided by the City. No incomplete applications will be accepted. 4. Staff may advise the applicant and make recommendations with regard to appropriateness based upon the adopted historic development standards. D. Action on Application for Certificate of Appropriateness 1. Deadline Applications for certificates of appropriateness shall be acted upon within 90 days after the complete application is filed, otherwise the application shall be deemed to be approved and a certificate of appropriateness shall be issued; provided however, that the Commission may take the matter under advisement for a total period of up to 180 days to receive additional evidence or memoranda of authority requested by the Commission for its consideration. Nothing in this paragraph shall prohibit an extension of time where mutual consent is given. 2. Minor Works Upon receipt of a completed application, the Planning and Development Officer may issue a certificate of appropriateness for minor works. a. Defined Minor works are defined as those changes that do not involve substantial alterations, additions or removals Submit Application Planning and Development Officer Review & Recommend Public Hearing Review & Decide Historic Development Commission Minor Works Major Works Planning and Development Officer Review & Decide Approve Disapprove Approve Disapprove

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