Any object and/or improvement may be identified as a historic resource upon approval by the Planning Commission, if it meets any of the following criteria:
   A.   It exemplifies or reflects special elements of the city's cultural, social, economic, political, aesthetic, engineering, architectural, or natural history;
   B.   It is identified with persons or events significant in local, state, or national history;
   C.   It embodies distinctive characteristics of a style, type, period, or method of construction, or is a valuable example of the use of indigenous materials or craftsmanship;
   D.   It is representative of the work of a notable builder, designer, or architect;
   E.   It contributes to the significance of a historic area, being a geographically definable area possessing a concentration of historic or scenic properties or thematically related grouping of properties which contribute to each other and are unified aesthetically by plan or physical development;
   F.   It embodies elements of architectural design, detail, materials, or craftsmanship that represent a significant structural or architectural achievement or innovation;
   G.   It reflects significant geographical patterns, including those associated with different eras of settlement and growth, particular transportation modes, or distinctive examples of park or community planning;
   H.   It is one of the few remaining examples in the city, region, state, or nation possessing distinguishing characteristics of an architectural or historical type or specimen.
(Ord. 953, passed 6-21-94)