§ 154-10.02  Project Review.
   (A)   Applicability.  Property located in the Old Town (OT) District, but not also located in the Historic Overlay District, shall automatically be included within the Aesthetic Overlay (AO) District. The City Design and Historic Review Commission shall review any proposed development, alteration or demolition permit for property located in the Old Town (OT) District.
(Ord. O2009-54, passed 10-21-2009)
   (B)   General requirements.  The following design guidelines are used in the review of designs within the Old Town (OT) District and contain important considerations for projects under review by the Design and Historic Review Commission:
(Ord. O2009-54, passed 10-21-2009)
      (1)   The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (1995), and The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties with Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes (1996) are applied to the review of any properties that are within the Historic District Overlay and the Old Town (OT) District;
      (2)   Main Street Historic District Design Guidelines, as prepared by the Urban Design Studio. These guidelines pertain to those properties located within the Yuma Main Street National Historic District;
      (3)   City of Yuma Downtown Kit of Parts, as prepared by EDAW and Deardorff Design Resources, July 7, 2000. This guideline contains elements that are utilized in the Old Town (OT) District rights-of-way and has preferences for a variety of elements and should be consulted for all items to be placed in or adjacent to the Old Town (OT) District rights-of-way;
      (4)   Yuma Crossing Design Guidelines, as prepared by Wayne Donaldson Architects, June 2, 2003. These design guidelines apply to those properties located between 4th Avenue, Penitentiary Avenue, the Colorado River and 1st Street; and
      (5)   Aesthetic Overlay (AO) District Design Guidelines, as presented within the creation of the Aesthetic Overlay Zoning District, Planning and Zoning Case Z93-2 and adopted by City Ordinance No. 2263 on July 20, 1994. These guidelines pertain to all properties within the Old Town (OT) District which are not also located within the Historic (H) Overlay District.
(Ord. O2010-32, passed 7-7-2010)