(A)   In order to prevent public hazards and to maintain the structural integrity of the city’s historic resources, every owner or other person having legal custody and control of a landmark, landmark site or property in a historic district shall keep in good repair:
      (1)   All of the exterior portions of such resources including but not limited to roofs, foundations or floors, and exterior walls including windows and doors to ensure the resources are structurally safe.
      (2)   All interior portions thereof which, if not so maintained, may cause or tend to cause the exterior portions to become public hazards or structurally unsound.
   (B)   When a property is found to be in need of maintenance as specified in (1) or (2) above, the city staff shall notify the owner(s) of the property. The owner shall within 30 days present a proposed plan to the Commission describing how and when the identified work will be completed. By owner request with reasonable justification, the Commission may grant the owner a 30-day extension in order to provide more time to prepare the plan. The Commission shall approve the owner’s plan as presented or approve the plan subject to certain conditions.
   (C)   Failure to respond to the minimum maintenance notice, to submit a plan, or to implement the approved plan will constitute a violation of this article.
(Ord. 3075, passed 3-20-01)