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(A) Existing structures and premises. Reconstruction or rehabilitation within the Downtown Historical District shall conform to the distinguishing original exterior qualities or character of the structure, its site and its environment.
(B) New construction. The design of new structures and of additions to existing structures, including new site improvements, shall take into account the architectural style, general design, arrangement, texture, material and color of other structures and premises within the Downtown Historical District.
(1) All new structures and all reconstruction or remodeling of existing structures within the Downtown Historical District shall utilize natural traditional exterior materials such as brick, stone, masonry and wood.
(2) Contemporary materials could be used if they would contribute to the preservation or enhancement of existing integrity and new structure and be architecturally harmonious.
(D) Color. Traditional colors and combinations of those colors that are both identified with the origin or the era in which the Downtown Historical District was originally built, and approved by the Architectural Review and Design Commission, shall be used for building exteriors for all new construction, reconstruction, remodeling, and exterior maintenance of existing structures within the Downtown Historical District.
(Ord. 58-96, passed 7-22-96)