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The Landmarks Commission shall review proposed National Register nominations for properties within its jurisdiction according to the Ohio Certified Local Government guidelines summarized below:
(A) Within 60 days of notice from the Ohio Historic Preservation Office (OHPO) the Landmarks Commission shall review the nomination to determine its compliance with the review criteria listed in § 150.1802. Following its review, the Landmarks Commission shall prepare a report containing its recommendation. Attached to the report shall be a recommendation from the Mayor regarding the eligibility of the nominated property. Minimally, the report may be a letter, signed by both the Mayor and the Chairperson of the Landmarks Commission, stating their respective opinions regarding a property's eligibility for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
(B) A copy of the Landmarks Commission's report shall be available for public inspection at a location within the City.
(C) The City may expedite the nomination process by submitting a report with the nomination when it is first submitted to the OHPO. Public participation requirements still apply.
(D) Upon written agreement between the City and the OHPO, the City may elect to assume responsibility for notification of property owners and the public throughout the nomination process. If the City assumes the notification responsibilities, the OHPO will provide guidance regarding public notification and the content and timing of the notification letters.
(Ord. 5-2005, passed 3-23-05)