1187.11  BOARD OF ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW.
   The Municipal Planning Commission shall constitute the Board of Architectural Review for all purposes under this chapter.  The Board of Architectural Review shall adopt its own rules of procedure and provide for regular and special meetings in order to carry out the purposes of this Chapter.  During its inquiry and review, the Board of Architectural Review may request that the applicant provide additional information, sketches and data as it may reasonably require.  It may call upon experts and specialist for testimony and opinion regarding the matters under examination.  It may recommend to the applicant changes in the plans that it considers desirable and may accept a voluntary amendment to the application to include or reflect such changes.  The Board of Architectural Review shall keep a record of its proceedings and shall append to the application copies of information, sketches and data needed to clearly describe any amendment to it.
   When its review is concluded, the Board of Architectural Review will determine by a vote of its members, whether the Certificate of Appropriateness shall be approved or denied.  If approved by a majority of its members, the Board of Architectural Review shall return the application and appended material to the Zoning Administrator with the instruction that the Certificate of Appropriateness be issued, provided all other requirements for a building permit are met as applicable.  If not approved, the Board shall return the application and appended material to the Zoning Administrator with instructions that the certificate of appropriateness shall not be issued because the application did not meet the criteria and standards set forth herein.  When an application is not approved, the Board of Architectural Review shall also provide specific information regarding how the submitted plans can be modified such that it could be considered to be consistent with the requirements of this Chapter.
(Ord. 56-2015.  Passed 4-18-16.)
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