(A)   The Historic Preservation Commission shall undertake an ongoing survey and research effort in the city to identify neighborhoods, areas, sites, structures and objects that have historic, community, architectural or aesthetic importance, interest or value. As part of the survey, the Historic Preservation Commission shall review and evaluate any prior surveys and studies by any unit of government or private organization and compile appropriate descriptions, facts and photographs.
   (B)   The Historic Preservation Commission shall identify significant structures based upon the following criteria:
      (1)   Architecturally or historically significant properties in one identifiable neighborhood or district geographical area of the city;
      (2)   Association with a particular person, event or historical period;
      (3)   Representation of a particular architectural style or school, or of a particular architect, engineer, building designer or craftsman; and
      (4)   Other criteria as may be adopted by the Preservation Commission to assure systematic survey of all significant properties within the city.
(1986 Code, § 2.33.080)  (Ord. 1498, passed - -1998)