The general duties of the Historic Preservation Commission are to promote, enhance, and preserve the character of the historic overlay district and designated historic landmarks.  The Commission shall exercise the following powers as part of their duties:
   (A)   To recommend districts or areas to be designated by ordinance as historic overlay districts;
   (B)   To recommend individual structures, sites, or objects to be designated by ordinance as an historic landmark;
   (C)   To recommend that designation of historic overlay districts, or part thereof, be revoked or removed for cause;
   (D)   To recommend that designation of individual structures, sites, or objects as historic landmarks be revoked for cause;
   (E)   To consider and grant or deny applications for certificates of appropriateness in accordance with this chapter;
   (F)   To publish information, or otherwise inform the owners of property within the historic districts or of designated landmarks, about matters pertinent to its duties, organization, procedures, duties, or requirements; and
   (G)   To exercise such other powers and perform such other duties as are required elsewhere by this chapter and/or state law.
(Am. Ord. passed 9-14-2016)