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No object designated as a historic landmark may be removed from the City of Ashtabula unless the AHPC consents in writing to such removal. Anyone wishing to remove an object designated as a historic landmark from the City shall submit an application for such removal to the AHPC. Such application shall identify the object, the owner of the object, the current location of the object, the date or dates that the object will be out of the City and where the object will be located while it is out of the City. The application shall also identify and provide current contact information (including address and telephone number) for the person or entity that will have control or possession of the object while it is out of the City. The AHPC may approve the application in whole or in part or may deny the application in whole or in part. The AHPC may also impose conditions in connection with any whole or partial approval, including but not limited to a limitation on the length oftime that the object may be out of the City and restrictions on the manner the object may be used while it is out of the City. The AHPC shall make a determination on the application within sixty days after its receipt of the application. If the AHPC fails to render a decision within such time, the application shall be deemed approved as submitted. The applicant, or any other person or entity, or any officer, board or department of the City of Ashtabula, aggrieved by the decision of the AHPC may appeal the decision of the AHPC to Council by filing a notice of appeal with the Clerk of Council not later than twenty (20) days after the AHPC renders its decision. Council shall consider the appeal at its next regular meeting that is not less than fourteen (14) days after the notice of appeal is filed. In the event of an appeal, Council may affirm, modify or reverse the decision of the AHPC.
(Ord. 2019-91. Passed 8-5-19.)