1470.12  APPEALS.
   (a)   An applicant aggrieved by a decision of the Historic District Commission concerning a permit application may file an appeal to the State Historic Preservation Review Board of the Michigan Historical Commission within the Department of State. The appeal shall be filed within sixty days after the decision of the Commission is furnished to the applicant.
   (b)   Any citizen or duly organized historic preservation organization in the City, as well as resource property owners, jointly or severally aggrieved by a decision of the Historic District Commission, may appeal the decision to the Calhoun County Circuit Court, except that a permit applicant aggrieved by a decision rendered pursuant to Section 1470.09 may not appeal to the Circuit Court without first exhausting the right to appeal to the State Historic Preservation Review Board.
(Ord. 14-97.  Passed 8-5-97.)