Prior to the or relocation, in whole or in part, of any landmark, an and plans shall be submitted to the Community Development Department for review and action by the HLB under Type III procedures.
   A.   In considering a proposal for or relocation of a landmark, the HLB shall have the authority to allow the or relocation, or to allow partial or relocation, or to delay approval of the or relocation. If the HLB acts to approve the request, in whole or in part, issuance of a permit and the commencement of work shall be delayed until periods have expired. The Board shall base its action on the following criteria, and shall delay approval of the or relocation if it finds that:
      1.   The landmark is of such architectural, historic or scenic interest that its or relocation would be detrimental to the public interest;
      2.   The landmark is of such interest or significance that it is or could be included in the National Register of Historic Places or is on the Oregon State Inventory of Historic Places;
      3.   The landmark has such unusual design, texture, or materials characteristics that it could not be reproduced or could be reproduced only with great difficulty or expense; or
      4.   Retention of the landmark would aid substantially in the preservation of another designated landmark or in preservation of the character of the adjacent area.
   B.   If the Board acts to delay approval of the proposal, the or relocation may be delayed for up to a maximum of 180 days from the Board’s initial consideration of the proposal. The decision of the HLB may be appealed to the City in accordance with the procedures for a Type III decision.
   C.   If, at the end of the extended delay period, the owner of the landmark or his or her authorized agent has not withdrawn the for or relocation, the shall be deemed approved, and any permits required for such or relocation shall be issued.
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009)