5.8.8.  DESIGN REVIEW REQUIRED
   A.   General
      1.   Review and approval, of all properties, , signs, and within an HPZ, is required for all and , including new construction or that do not require permits. Proposals are reviewed for compliance with Section 5.8.9, Design Standards.
      2.   Prior to the submittal of a proposal, the applicant should consult with the applicable historic HPZ Advisory Board and refer to the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.
      3.    are reviewed in accordance with the Full or Minor HPZ Review Procedures.
   B.   Full HPZ Review Procedure
      1.   Applicability
      The following types are reviewed for compliance with the applicable standards in accordance with the Full HPZ Review Procedure:
         a.    or the erection or construction of a new ;
         b.   A permit for any involving the modification, addition, or moving of any part of an existing , including signs, that would affect the exterior appearance, except as provided in Section 5.8.8.C, Minor HPZ Review;
         c.   Repairs or new construction as provided for in Section 5.8.8.C, Minor HPZ Review, that the PDSD determines shall be approved under the full review process due to the cumulative effect of phased work that would normally be subject to the applicability of the full HPZ review process;
         d.   The construction or enlargement of a within a HPZ or on a property containing a ; and,
         e.   Exceptions. The following types are reviewed using the Minor HPZ Review Procedure: installation of solar panels or cisterns or installation of or repairs to a roof.
      2.   Preliminary Staff Review
      The applicant must submit a and elevation drawings to the PDSD for preliminary staff review. The PDSD staff reviews the proposed plans for compliance with applicable requirements and any LUC requirements that need to be addressed either through the historic design criteria or a special application for relief. The applicant will be informed in writing of any requirements the proposed plan does not meet.
      3.   Application Required
      Submittal of an application to the PDSD is required in order to process the request.
      4.   HPZ Advisory Board - Review and Recommendation
      The applicable HPZ Advisory Board shall review and make a recommendation on the application. The recommendation is forwarded to the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission.
      5.   Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Plans Review Subcommittee - Review and Recommendation
      The Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission (TPCHC) Plans Review Subcommittee shall review and make a recommendation on the application. The subcommittee’s recommendation is forwarded to the PDSD .
      6.   Decision
      The PDSD reviews the application and decides whether to approve, approve with conditions, deny, or refer the application back for additional review/recommendation based on revisions to the original proposal. The PDSD shall consider the recommendations of the HPZ Advisory Board and the TPCHC Plans Review Subcommittee when considering a decision. The decision shall be provided in writing to the applicant, applicable HPZ Advisory Board, and the TPCHC Plans Review Subcommittee. No permits will be issued prior to the expiration of the appeal period.
      7.   Appeals
      A may appeal the PDSD ’s decision to the Mayor and Council in accordance with Section 3.9.2, Mayor and Council Appeal Procedure. Appeals must be filed within 14 of the effective date of the ’s decision. For purposes here, the parties of record are the applicant, the applicable HPZ Advisory Board, and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission Plans Review Subcommittee.
      8.   Documentation Required Upon Approval
      Applicants must submit three copies of the and elevation drawings to the PDSD for formal approval prior to application for permits.
   C.   Minor HPZ Review
      1.   Applicability
      In general, the Minor HPZ Review Procedure is for that do not require permits. Specifically, the following types are reviewed for compliance with the applicable standards in accordance with the Minor HPZ Review Procedure:
         a.   Minor or necessary repairs to a provided that:
            (1)   The total cost of such improvement is under $1,500, except for the replacement cost of appliances and mechanical equipment; and,
            (2)   The repairs involve replacement with materials of identical or historically accurate design, size, and color to those being replaced.
         b.   Emergency repairs provided that the repairs involve replacement with materials of identical or historically accurate design, size, and color to those being replaced;
         c.   The change in copy of a sign;
         d.   Any that does not require a permit involving the modification, addition, or moving of any part of an existing that would affect the exterior appearance. include, but are not limited to, fences and walls, except those that the PDSD determines shall be approved under the full review process due to the cumulative effect of phased work that would normally be subject to the applicability of the HPZ review; and,
         e.   Installation of solar panels or cisterns or installation of or repairs to a roof.
      2.   Application Required
      An application, including and elevation drawings, is required.
      3.   On- Review Required
      Upon submittal of the application, a date and time will be scheduled for the applicant, representatives from the applicable HPZ Advisory Board, Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission (TPCHC) Plans Review Subcommittee, and staff to meet at the to discuss the proposal.
      4.   Recommendation
      The representatives from the applicable HPZ Advisory Board and the TPCHC Plans Review Subcommittee review the proposal and make a recommendation on the application to the PDSD .
      5.   PDSD Decision
      The PDSD reviews the application and decides whether to approve, approve with conditions, deny, or refer the application back for additional review/recommendation based on revisions to the original proposal. The PDSD shall consider the recommendations of the HPZ Advisory Board and the TPCHC Plans Review Subcommittee when considering a decision.
      6.   Documentation Required
      If approved, the applicant must submit three copies of the plans for formal approval by PDSD staff prior to application for permits, if required.
(Am. Ord. 11150, 3/18/2014)