(A)   Design review guidelines required. The provisions for issuing a certificate of appropriateness shall not become effective until after the Historic Preservation Commission has prepared and adopted design review guidelines.  These principles and guidelines shall address new construction, alterations, additions, moving, and demolition as it applies to designated landmarks or historic districts.  The design review guidelines shall be placed on file in the Town of Wilkesboro offices and made available to the public for review.
   (B)   Design review guidelines amendment. Prior to the amendment of design review guidelines, any person may be allowed to comment on the proposal.  Not less than 30 days prior to the public hearing at which the Historic Preservation Commission proposes to act upon the amendment(s), copies shall be made available to the Town Board, Planning Board, and any other interested person upon request. The Commission shall also cause notice of the meeting to be published in a newspaper of general circulation not less than ten nor more than 25 days prior to the date set for the public hearing.
(Am. Ord. passed 9-14-2016)