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A. Nomination Proposal
A nomination proposal for the proposed is provided to the City Historic Preservation Office, the PDSD Director and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Plans Review Subcommittee for review and recommendation to the Zoning Examiner. The nomination proposal shall include a map outlining the geographic boundaries of the proposed area, a summary of the historic resources in the proposed HL, and a completed National Register of Historic Places form, or National Register nomination, or a State of Arizona Historic Property Inventory Form. Multiple photographs and attached Statements of Significance and Integrity must also be attached to the nomination proposal.
Staff shall review the survey and inventory information for eligibility criteria and completeness. Staff shall accept or reject the nomination proposal within 14 days of submittal.
B. Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Plans Review Subcommittee
1. Public Meeting
The applicant presents the nomination proposal materials and any other evidence of historical significance and integrity in a public meeting. The Tucson-Pima County Historical Plans Review Subcommittee votes to recommend approval or denial of the nomination.
If the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Plans Review Subcommittee votes to recommend approval of the nomination proposal, the applicant receives a letter from the PDSD Director. This letter acts as formal notification that the nomination proposal has been recommended for approval, and the applicant may proceed with the submittal of the HL rezoning application and materials.
C. Change of Zoning
The rezoning application and nomination materials are reviewed by the Zoning Examiner and considered for approval in accordance with Section 3.5Rezoning (Change of Zoning) and must comply with all rezoning steps. The Zoning Examiner recommendation shall include findings verifying designation eligibility and any land use impacts of the proposed HL. The Zoning Examiner's recommendations regarding land use impacts are for consideration by the Mayor and Council but are to be presented separately from findings regarding the HL eligibility, and are not intended to place special rezoning conditions on the proposed HL. The Zoning Examiner's recommendations are forwarded to the Mayor and Council. The Mayor and Council decision on the change of zoning may include the designation of buildings, structures, or sites as Contributing, Non-Contributing or Intrusive, and the designation of a HL.
D. Additional Requirements for HLs
1. Design Standards
Refer to Section 5.8.9 for HL Design Standards. Consultation with the City Historic Preservation Office may be necessary in special cases.
E. Dissolution of a HL
Dissolution of a HL is reviewed and considered for approval in accordance with Section 3.5, Rezoning (Change of Zoning).
(Ord. 11150, 3/18/2014; Am. Ord. 11411, 11/22/2016)