(2)   Legislative Findings.
(a)   The buildings within this Overlay are predominantly characterized by a distinctive brick or stone facade.
(b)   The Council wishes to preserve the historic character of the District and the buildings therein.
(c)   New construction of buildings with visible facades covered by vinyl siding, horizontal aluminum siding, or stucco are inconsistent with the distinctive characteristics of the Overlay.
(d)   Preservation of the historic brick and stone facades throughout the Overlay will maintain and enhance property values in the Overlay and the general attractiveness of the community.