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Upon the filing of application and upon payment of all applicable fees, the City Clerk shall fix that matter for hearing before the City Council at a date of not less than 15 days nor more than 30 days. Notices shall be given in the manner set forth in these provisions. After hearing, the Mayor and Council may approve or deny the application. In considering whether to approve or deny the application, the Mayor and Council may consider the following:
(A) The compatibility of the building to be moved to the immediate neighborhood. In determining the compatibility, the Mayor and Council may consider the age, style, and height, of the building to be moved, as it relates to the immediate neighborhood in which it is to be located.
(B) The ability of the applicant or owner to bring the building to be moved into compliance with all applicable City Code provisions within the time frame set forth herein. In this respect, the Council may consider the record of the applicant or owner in connection with prior building movings; the prior record of the owner or applicant with respect to compliance with City Code building provisions; along with the prior record of applicant or owner connected with the management, care, and improvement of other property owned or managed by the applicant or owner.
(C) Whether the building to be moved will be used for a use which the lot it is to be moved on is currently zoned for. It shall be the policy of the city not to rezone any lot upon which a building is moved onto for at least one year after the issuance of a permit for moving.
(Ord. 882, passed 7-15-1997)