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For the purpose if this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
ALTERATION. Any construction, replacement, or change to the exterior of a building or structure when it is visible to the public. An ALTERATION shall include a proposed sign or changes to an existing sign.
CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS. The permit issued by the Planning and Zoning Commission, which gives its approval for work to be done in the Historic Preservation District or on a landmark.
COUNCIL or CITY COUNCIL. The Cloverport City Council.
COMMISSION or PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION. The City of Cloverport Planning and Zoning Commission.
DEMOLITION. Any act that destroys in whole or in part a landmark or a building or structure in the Historic Preservation District.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT. An area of architectural, historical, or cultural significance which meets one or more of the criteria contained in § 155.03 of this chapter and which has been designated by the city.
LANDMARK. A building or structure of architectural, historical, or cultural significance which meets one or more of the criteria contained in § 155.03 of this chapter which has been designated by the city.
NEW CONSTRUCTION. An addition to an existing building or structure or the construction of a new building or structure.
ORDINARY MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR. Any work, the purpose of which is to correct deterioration or to prevent deterioration of a designated historic property. The work shall restore the property to its appearance prior to deterioration or shall result in the protection of its appearance. The work shall involve the use of the same building materials or as close as possible to the original.
SIGNS; REGULATION. The number, size, height, appearance, and location of signs in the historic preservation district will be controlled by the Planning and Zoning Commission through their review process as set forth in this chapter. Further definitions and regulations concerning signs shall adhere to § 155.07 of this chapter.
(Prior Code, § 155.02) (Ord. 97.12-1, passed 12-22-1997)