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The following controls are intended to support the economic viability of buildings of historic importance within the Folsom NCT and RCD Districts.
(a) This Section 703.9 applies only to buildings that are a designated landmark building per Article 10 of the Planning Code, buildings designated as Category I-IV pursuant to Article 11 of this Code and located within the Extended Preservation District, or a building listed in or determined individually eligible for or contributory to a district listed on the National Register of Historic Places or the California Register of Historical Resources by the State Office of Historic Preservation.
(b) Non-Retail Professional Services, Retail Professional Services, Financial Services, Fringe Financial Services, Gyms, Limited Financial Services, Health Services, Personal Services and Instructional Services, as defined in Section 102, are Principally Permitted. In the RCD District only, in addition to the above uses, Arts Activities as defined in Section 102 are Principally Permitted and Nighttime Entertainment uses as defined in Section 102 require Conditional Use authorization, except that Nighttime Entertainment uses are Principally Permitted in Article 10 Landmark Building No. 120 (St. Joseph’s Church at 1401 Howard Street). For all uses listed above, prior to the issuance of any necessary permits, the Zoning Administrator, with the advice of the Historic Preservation Commission, shall determine that allowing the use will enhance the feasibility of preserving the building. The project sponsor must also submit a Preservation, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance Plan that describes any proposed preservation and rehabilitation work and that guarantees the maintenance and upkeep of the historic resource for approval by the Department. This Plan shall include:
(i) a plan for the ongoing maintenance of the subject property;
(ii) information regarding the nature and cost of any rehabilitation, restoration, or preservation work to be conducted at the subject property, including information about any required seismic, life safety, or disability access work;
(iii) a construction schedule; and
(iv) such other information as the Department may require in order to determine compliance with this subsection 703.9(b).
(c) The Historic Preservation Commission shall review the proposed project for compliance with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards (36 C.F.R. § 67.7 (2001)) and any applicable provisions of the Planning Code.
(Added by Ord. 69-87, App. 3/13/87; repealed by Ord. 130-17, File No. 170204, App. 6/30/2017, Eff. 7/30/2017)