Whereas the legislature of the state has determined that the historical, architectural, archaeological, paleontological and cultural heritage of this state is among its most important assets, it is hereby declared to be the purpose of this chapter to authorize the city to engage in a comprehensive program of historic preservation, to promote the use and conservation of historic properties for the education, inspiration, pleasure and enrichment of the citizens of this city. The city adopts this chapter pursuant to the authority of SDCL ch. 1-19B and by incorporating provisions therefrom in this chapter.
(1992 Code, § 19.5-1) (Ord. 14-86, passed 2-10-1986)