An applicant who has been denied a Certificate of Appropriateness by the Historic District Commission may appeal the decision to City Council.  Any such appeal shall be made within thirty (30) days after the denial of the Certificate.  When considering an appeal, Council shall refer to the written guidelines adopted by the Commission and the entire record before the Commission.  Council may request additional information from the Commission and/or from the applicant.  Council may affirm, reverse, or modify the Commission's decision.  If Council affirms the decision, the denial of the Certificate will stand.  If Council reverses or modifies the decision of the Commission, it shall state the reasons for the reversal or modification.
(Ord. 07-06.  Passed 4-24-06.)