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(A) A Certificate of appropriateness is required before beginning the process to apply or remove paint on any landmark or property within a historic district, except when such work satisfies the requirements for ordinary maintenance and repair as defined in § 4-218. Applications to apply or remove paint may be approved by staff as an administrative approval. A list of all administrative approvals shall be provided to the full Commission at its regular monthly meeting for its review.
(B) In the following instances, a certificate of appropriateness from the Commission shall be required before the commencement of work upon any landmark, landmark site or property within a historic district:
(1) Whenever such work requires a permit issued by the city and involves work on the building exterior, except when such work satisfies ordinary maintenance or repair as defined in § 4-218.
(2) Whenever such work includes the restoration, rehabilitation, alteration, construction, reconstruction, excavation, relocation, or demolition to the exterior of any resource that is listed as a landmark or landmark site or is located within a historic district, except when such work satisfies all the requirements for ordinary maintenance or repair as defined in § 4-218.
(3) Whenever such work includes permanent signs.
(C) The provisions of this article shall likewise apply to any resource that is designated a landmark or a landmark site or located within a historic district which is owned or leased by a public entity to the extent permitted by law.
(Ord. 3075, passed 3-20-01)