(a)   Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent the ordinary maintenance or repair of any property or area listed under the provisions of this chapter, provided such work involves no change in design, color, texture, material or exterior appearance; nor shall anything in this chapter be construed to prevent any change, including the construction, reconstruction, alteration or demolition of any feature which, in the view of the Director of Community Development or, in the case of commercial buildings, the Inspection Services Manager, acting lawfully, is required for the public safety because of an unsafe or dangerous condition.
(Ord. 94-139.  Passed 4-19-94.)
   (b)   This chapter shall not apply to structures, works of art, or other property, real or personal, owned by the United States, the State of Ohio, a municipality or any instrumentality, agency or political subdivision thereof.  The Landmarks Commission shall have no jurisdiction whatsoever regarding such structures, works of art and other property, real and personal, so owned.
(Ord. 87-147.  Passed 3-17-87.)