For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivations shall have the meanings given herein:
   (a)   "Appropriate" means that any exterior architectural feature when constructed, reconstructed or altered will not be so obviously incongruous with either the architectural appeal or functional plan of the structures already existing, or in the course of completion, in the immediate neighborhood within the Old Maumee Architectural District as to cause  a substantial depreciation in property values within the immediate neighborhood.
   (b)   "Board" means the Administrative Board of the City.
   (c)   "City" means the City of Maumee, County of Lucas, State of Ohio.
   (d)   "Exterior architectural feature" means the architectural style, general design, arrangement, texture and material of such portion of the exterior of a structure which is exposed to public view from a public street, way or place.
   (e)   "Structure" means a combination of materials to form a construction that is stable, including but not limited to construction adapted or adaptable to occupancy for public, institutional, residence, business or storage purposes and all constructions ancillary or adjacent thereto.  "Structure" shall be construed as if followed by the words "or part thereof".
      (Ord. 95-1971.  Passed 10-4-71.)