Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 53 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 Article 10.2. Review Procedures | CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION Sec. 10.2.16. Historic Landmark District Sec. 10.2.16. Historic Landmark Designation A. Applicability 1. The City Council shall designate Historic Landmarks. 2. Designations and amendments shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this section. Removing the designation from a Historic Landmark shall also follow the provisions of this section. B. Application Requirements 1. Designation Reports The Historic Development Commission shall make, or cause to be made, an investigation and report on the historical, prehistorical, architectural, archaeological and cultural significance of each building, structure, site, area or object proposed for designation. Applications prepared by owners will be judged by the same criteria as those prepared by the commission. Such reports shall contain the following information: a. The name of the property to be considered for designation—both common and historic names, if they can be determined; b. The name and address of the current property owner; c. The location of the property proposed to be designated historic, including the street address and County tax map and parcel numbers or the parcel identification number; d. The date of construction and of any later alterations, if any; e. An assessment of the significance of the site or structure based on the criteria for designation cited below; f. An architectural or archaeological description of the area of the site or structure proposed to be designated. If outbuildings or other appurtenant features are proposed to be designated, the report shall contain a description of those features; g. A historical discussion of the site or structure within its type, period and locality; h. Archival photographs and/or digital images that clearly depict the property proposed to be designated, including views of all facades, pertinent details and siting, as outlined in the supporting information requirements of the current form for Historic Landmark Designation provided by the City; and i. A map showing the location of the property, including any outbuildings and appurtenant features. 2. Elements of Ordinances Designating Historic Landmarks: Ordinances designating historic landmarks shall contain the following elements which shall: a. Describe each property designated in the ordinance, including the approximate area of the property so designated; b. List the name or names of the owner or owners of the property; c. Describe those elements of the property that are integral to its historical, prehistorical, architectural, archaeological and/or cultural significance; d. Describe the nature of the commission's jurisdiction over the interior, if any and those interior features of the property to be reviewed for certificates of appropriateness if they are to be changed; e. Require, for each building, structure, site, area or object designated as an historic landmark that the waiting period set forth in the general statutes be observed prior to its demolition; f. Provide, for each designated historic landmark, a suitable sign or plaque indicating that the property has been so designated. If the owner consents, the sign or plaque shall be placed upon the property; if the owner objects, the sign or plaque shall be placed on a nearby public right-of- way; and Review & Recommend Review & Recommend Review & Recommend Review & Decide Historic Development Commission Joint Historic DevelopmentCommission & City Council City Council Historic Development Commission Submit Application Approve Disapprove Public Meeting Public Meeting Public Hearing Planning and Development Officer Review Public Meeting

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