§ 15.18  PERMITS FOR PREHISTORIC, CLASS I AND CLASS II SITES.
   (a)   Certificate of appropriateness.
      (1)   Burial ground and . An owner or person in charge of a burial ground or may apply to the issuing authority of the city for a certificate of appropriateness to , move or materially alter the exterior of an on the site or to construct new .
      (2)    . An owner or person in charge of a may apply to the issuing authority of the city for a certificate of appropriateness to an on the site.
   (b)   Permit procedures.
      (1)   The issuing authority shall, within three weeks of filing of the application, determine whether the demolition, removal or alteration of the site would be detrimental to the public interest. In determining whether the demolition, removal or alteration would be detrimental to the public interest, the issuing authority shall consider the following factors:
         (A)   The effect of the proposed change upon the general cultural, historical and architectural nature of the city;
         (B)   The effect of the proposed change on any historical, cultural or architectural feature of the site and whether such work is appropriate and consistent with the spirit and intent of this Article II;
         (C)   Whether the is capable of earning an economic return on its value; and
         (D)   Whether the is in a deteriorated, dilapidated, hazardous or dangerous condition which cannot reasonably be restored.
      (2)   The issuing authority shall promptly forward its findings and recommendations to the next available City Council meeting for final action by the City Council at a public hearing.
(1975 Code, § ___)  (Ord. 80-3, passed 1-28-1980; Ord. 86-15, passed 3-24-1986; Ord. 2007-50, passed 12-27-2007; Ord. 2015-15, passed 5-18-2015)