§ 17.2.020  ASSIGNMENT OF REVIEW AUTHORITY.
   Land reviews are assigned to the review bodies stated below.
   A.   Community Development . The Community Development () has the authority to consider all land reviews that are subject to Type I and Type II review procedures. The may delegate review and decision-making authority to planning staff.
   B.   Planning Commission. The Planning Commission serves as the highest commission or board within the with respect to the review of land permits. Where consideration of a landmark or significant or removal is part of another land permit or legislative action requiring Planning Commission review, the consideration of the registration or removal shall be assigned to the Planning Commission as part of its public hearing process with recommendation from the Historic Landmarks Board or Community Forestry Commission. The Commission has the authority to consider land reviews subject to Type III procedures. The Planning Commission also reviews Type IV legislative land reviews and makes a recommendation to the City for a .
   C.   Hearings Officer. Pursuant to O.R.S. 197.360 through 197.380, an may request that a Hearings Officer consider an Expedited Land Division review subject to Type III procedures. The shall pay all extra costs associated with the Hearings Officer review.
   D.   Historic Landmarks Board. Generally, the Historic Landmarks Board will consider matters related to historic resources. In some , the Historic Landmarks Board makes a recommendation for a by the Planning Commission or City . The following land reviews are assigned to the Historic Landmarks Board for at least an initial recommendation:
      1.   Landmark designations, and the removal of landmark designations;
      2.   Demolition review of landmarks and historic contributing ;
      3.   Review of proposed work affecting the exterior of landmarks;
      4.   New in a historic district;
      5.   Alterations, remodels, renovations or relocations of a historic landmark; and
      6.   Alterations, remodels, renovations or relocations of a historic contributing .
   E.   Community Forestry Commission. Generally, the Community Forestry Commission will consider matters related to protected . The Community Forestry Commission is responsible for the designation of and the removal of a designated from the Register. The Community Forestry Commission will also consider permits for removal or of protected if the ’s review or decision is referred or appealed. The CFC will also review project which impact protected if referred by the .
   F.   Public Arts Commission. The Public Arts Commission will be responsible to review and make recommendations to the relevant decision making authority on any art proposed by a where the art is visible to the public.
   G.   City . The City is responsible for on plan and zone changes and all land reviews subject to Type IV procedures. All of land reviews subject to Type II and Type III procedures are also assigned to the City .
(Ord. 2009-01, passed 3-9-2009)