163.04  COMMISSION APPROVAL REQUIRED.
   (a)   The acquisition of all art by the City of Portsmouth, whether by commission, purchase, loan, gift, or otherwise, shall require the approval of the Commission.
   (b)   The design and specific location of all art, regardless of ownership, proposed for placement in, on, or over property owned or leased by the City of Portsmouth, shall require the approval of the Commission.
   (c)   The design and specific location of all art proposed for placement in, on, or over the public right-of-way shall require approval of the Commission.
   (d)   Commission approval shall be required in addition to any other approval or permit that may be required by the City of Portsmouth prior to such placement or to allow continued placement.
   (e)   Any change to the design or placement of any art subject to Commission approval as provided in this section shall require the approval of the Commission.
   (f)   The design and temporary placement of art in, on or over the public right-of-way or on property owned or leased by the City of Portsmouth, which is a component of a community event or festival not exceeding fourteen (14) days in duration, does not require Commission approval if the art is completely removed at the conclusion of the event or festival.
(Ord. 2020-54.  Passed 10-12-20.)