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File #: 15-0529    Version: 0 Name: Historical and Architectural Preservation - 50th Anniversary Reauthorization
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 4/27/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 9/25/2015
Enactment #: 15-408
Title: Historical and Architectural Preservation - 50th Anniversary Reauthorization FOR the purpose of reconstituting and reauthorizing the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; restating and clarifying the Commission's powers, duties, and functions; substituting a new, short-lived "Potential-Landmark List" for the current "Special List"; modifying the processes for designating Historical and Architectural Preservation Districts, Landmarks, and Potential Landmarks; modifying the procedures for protecting the exteriors, interiors, and appurtenant property of structures located within an Historical District or included on the Landmark List or Potential-Landmark List; modifying the provisions that require review of proposed alterations to "municipal structures"; providing for the establishment and maintenance of an Inventory of Historical Places, to serve primarily as a non-regulatory research and documentation instrument; modifying the procedures for reviewing and criteria f...
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration), Bill Henry
Indexes: Anniversary, Historical and Architectural Preservation, Reauthorization
Attachments: 1. 15-0529~1st Reader, 2. Planning 15-0529, 3. City Solicitor 15-0529, 4. BDC 15-0529, 5. CHAP 15-0529, 6. HCD 15-0529, 7. BMZA 15-0529, 8. 2nd Reader Amendments 15-0529, 9. 15-0529~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
10/19/20150 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20150 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/20150 City Council Advanced to 3rd Reader, for Final Passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/17/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Recommended Favorably with AmendmentPass Action details Meeting details Not available
7/21/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/8/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Advertising  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/1/20150 Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to Planning Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/20150 City Council President Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20150 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/27/20150 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
EXPLANATION: CAPITALS indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.
 
      * WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
      THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
      INTRODUCTORY*
 
      CITY OF BALTIMORE
      COUNCIL BILL           
                                                                                                                                                            
Introduced by:  The Council President
At the request of:  The Administration (Department of Planning)                                                    
 
      A BILL ENTITLED
 
AN ORDINANCE concerning
title
Historical and Architectural Preservation - 50th Anniversary Reauthorization
FOR the purpose of reconstituting and reauthorizing the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation; restating and clarifying the Commission's powers, duties, and functions; substituting a new, short-lived "Potential-Landmark List" for the current "Special List"; modifying the processes for designating Historical and Architectural Preservation Districts, Landmarks, and Potential Landmarks; modifying the procedures for protecting the exteriors, interiors, and appurtenant property of structures located within an Historical District or included on the Landmark List or Potential-Landmark List; modifying the provisions that require review of proposed alterations to "municipal structures"; providing for the establishment and maintenance of an Inventory of Historical Places, to serve primarily as a non-regulatory research and documentation instrument; modifying the procedures for reviewing and criteria for approving proposed alterations to protected structures; authorizing the Commission to delegate to its professional staff the review and approval of minor, compliant alterations; defining various terms; correcting, clarifying, and conforming related provisions; repealing obsolete provisions; and generally relating to the designation and preservation of historically and architecturally significant property.
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BY repealing
  Article 6 - Historical and Architectural Preservation
  Subtitles 1 through 5
  Baltimore City Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY adding
  Article 6 - Historical and Architectural Preservation
  Subtitles 1 through 9
  Baltimore City Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY renumbering
  Article 6 - Historical and Architectural Preservation
Subtitles 7, 9 through 12, 13, and 13A, respectively
     to be
 
 
 
      Subtitles 11, 13 through 16, 17A and 17B, respectively      
  Baltimore City Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
  Article - Building, Fire, and Related Codes
  Section 2-103 (BC �� 105.1, 105.3(7), and 114.1)
  Baltimore City Revised Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
  Article - Zoning
  Sections 4-106(c) and 14-317
  Baltimore City Revised Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
  Article 26 - Surveys, Streets, and Highways
  Section 7-3
  Baltimore City Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
  Article 31 - Transit and Traffic
  Section 13-15(b)
  Baltimore City Code
   (Edition 2000)
 
  SECTION 1.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, That:
 
(a)      City Code Article 6 {�Historical and Architectural Preservation�}, Subtitles 1 through 5, are repealed, and
 
(b)      new Subtitles 1 through 9 are added to Article 6, to read as follows:
 
      Baltimore City Code
 
      Article 6.  Historical and Architectural Preservation
 
      SUBTITLE 1.  DEFINITIONS; GENERAL PROVISIONS
 
��1.  DEFINITIONS.
 
  (A)  IN GENERAL.
 
IN THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE MEANINGS INDICATED.
 
  (B)  BUILDING OFFICIAL.
 
�BUILDING OFFICIAL� HAS THE MEANING STATED IN � 103.1 OF THE BALTIMORE CITY BUILDING CODE.
 
 
  (C)  COMMISSION; CHAP.
 
�COMMISSION� OR �CHAP� MEANS THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION ESTABLISHED UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
 
  (D)  DEMOLITION.
 
�DEMOLITION� INCLUDES �DEMOLITION BY NEGLECT�, WHICH MEANS NEGLECT IN THE MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR OF A STRUCTURE, RESULTING IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:
 
(1)      THE DETERIORATION OF ANY ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE SO AS TO CREATE OR PERMIT THE CREATION OF A HAZARDOUS OR UNSAFE CONDITION;
 
(2)      THE DETERIORATION OF WALLS OR OTHER VERTICAL SUPPORTS;
 
(3)      THE DETERIORATION OF ROOFS OR OTHER HORIZONTAL MEMBERS;
 
(4)      THE DETERIORATION OF CHIMNEYS;
 
(5)      THE DETERIORATION OR CRUMBLING OF PLASTER OR MORTAR; OR
 
(6)      THE INEFFECTIVE WATERPROOFING OF WALLS, ROOFS, AND FOUNDATIONS, INCLUDING BROKEN WINDOWS AND DOORS.
 
  (E)  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; DIRECTOR.
 
�EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR� OR �DIRECTOR� MEANS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION OR THE DIRECTOR�S DESIGNEE.
 
(F) HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT; PRESERVATION DISTRICT; DISTRICT.
 
�HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT�, �PRESERVATION DISTRICT�, OR �DISTRICT� MEANS AN AREA DESIGNATED AS AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT UNDER SUBTITLE 3{�DESIGNATION OF DISTRICTS�}, OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
(G)  INCLUDES; INCLUDING.
 
�INCLUDES� OR �INCLUDING� MEANS BY WAY OF ILLUSTRATION AND NOT BY WAY OF LIMITATION.
 
  (H)  LANDMARK.
 
�LANDMARK� MEANS A PROPERTY LISTED ON A LANDMARK LIST.
 
(I)  LANDMARK LIST.
 
�LANDMARK LIST� MEANS EITHER OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING, AS ESTABLISHED AND MAINTAINED UNDER SUBTITLE 4 {�DESIGNATION OF LANDMARKS�}, OF THIS ARTICLE:
 
(1)      THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS; AND
 
 
(2)      THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
(J)  PERSON.
 
(1)  IN GENERAL.
 
  �PERSON� MEANS:
 
(I)      AN INDIVIDUAL;
 
(II)      A PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION, OR OTHER ENTITY OF ANY KIND; OR
 
(III) A RECEIVER, TRUSTEE, GUARDIAN, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, FIDUCIARY, OR REPRESENTATIVE OF ANY KIND.
 
     (2)  INCLUSIONS.
 
�PERSON� INCLUDES, EXCEPT AS USED IN � 9-4{�CRIMINAL PENALTIES�} OF THIS ARTICLE, A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY OR AN INSTRUMENTALITY OR UNIT OF A GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY.
 
  (K)  POTENTIAL LANDMARK.
 
�POTENTIAL LANDMARK� MEANS A PROPERTY LISTED ON A POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST.
 
(L)  POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST.
 
�POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST� MEANS EITHER OR BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING, AS ESTABLISHED AND MAINTAINED UNDER SUBTITLE 5 {�DESIGNATION OF POTENTIAL LANDMARKS�}, OF THIS ARTICLE:
 
(1)      THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS; AND
 
(2)      THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
(M)  PUBLIC INTERIOR.
 
��PUBLIC INTERIOR� MEANS ANY PART OF A STRUCTURE�S INTERIOR THAT IS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSION TO BE:
 
(1)      CUSTOMARILY OPEN OR ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC; AND
 
(2)      OF HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE.
 
  (N)  REGULATED ALTERATION.
 
�REGULATED ALTERATION� MEANS ANY ADDITION, ALTERATION OR OTHER ACTION DESCRIBED IN ��2(A) {�BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED: EXTERIOR STRUCTURES�} OR ��2(B) {�BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED: PUBLIC INTERIORS�}, AS THE CASE MAY BE, OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
 
  (O)  STRUCTURE.
 
�STRUCTURE� MEANS ANY CREATION OF MAN OR NATURE.
 
� 1-2.  RULES OF CONSTRUCTION.
 
(A)  IN GENERAL.
 
IN INTERPRETING AND APPLYING THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING RULES OF CONSTRUCTION APPLY.
 
  (B)  CAPTIONS OR HEADINGS.
 
THE CAPTIONS OR HEADINGS OF THE VARIOUS SECTIONS AND SUBSECTIONS:
 
(1)      ARE FOR CONVENIENCE OF REFERENCE ONLY, INTENDED TO SUMMARIZE THE STATUTORY PROVISIONS THAT FOLLOW; AND
 
(2)      ARE NOT LAW AND ARE NOT TO BE TAKEN AS AFFECTING THE MEANING OR EFFECT OF THE LAW.
 
(C)  GENDER.
 
WORDS DENOTING ONE GENDER INCLUDE AND APPLY TO THE OTHER GENDERS AS WELL.
 
  (D)  MANDATORY, PROHIBITORY, AND PERMISSIVE TERMS.
 
     (1)  MANDATORY TERMS.
 
�MUST� AND �SHALL� ARE EACH MANDATORY TERMS USED TO EXPRESS A REQUIREMENT OR TO IMPOSE A DUTY.
 
     (2)  PROHIBITORY TERMS.
 
�MUST NOT�, �MAY NOT�, AND �NO ... MAY� ARE EACH MANDATORY NEGATIVE TERMS USED TO ESTABLISH A PROHIBITION.
 
     (3)  PERMISSIVE TERMS.
 
�MAY� IS PERMISSIVE.
 
  (E)  NUMBER.
 
THE SINGULAR INCLUDES THE PLURAL AND VICE VERSA.
 
  (F)  REFERENCES TO OTHER LAWS.
 
WHENEVER A PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE REFERS TO ANY PART OF THE CITY CODE OR TO ANY OTHER LAW, THE REFERENCE APPLIES TO ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENT OF THE LAW REFERRED TO, UNLESS THE REFERRING PROVISION EXPRESSLY PROVIDES OTHERWISE.
 
 
  (G)  SEVERABILITY.
 
ALL PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE ARE SEVERABLE.  IF A COURT DETERMINES THAT A WORD, PHRASE, CLAUSE, SENTENCE, PARAGRAPH, SUBSECTION, SECTION, OR OTHER PROVISION IS INVALID OR THAT THE APPLICATION OF ANY PART OF THE PROVISION TO ANY PERSON OR CIRCUMSTANCES IS INVALID, THE REMAINING PROVISIONS AND THE APPLICATION OF THOSE PROVISIONS TO OTHER PERSONS OR CIRCUMSTANCES ARE NOT AFFECTED BY THAT DECISION.
 
  (H)  TIME COMPUTATIONS.
 
     (1)  COMPUTATION OF TIME AFTER AN ACT, EVENT, OR DEFAULT.
 
(I)      IN COMPUTING ANY PERIOD OF TIME PRESCRIBED BY THIS ARTICLE, OR BY A RULE OR REGULATION ADOPTED UNDER THIS ARTICLE, THE DAY OF THE ACT, EVENT, OR DEFAULT AFTER WHICH THE DESIGNATED PERIOD OF TIME BEGINS TO RUN IS NOT INCLUDED.
 
(II)      IF THE PERIOD OF TIME ALLOWED IS MORE THAN 7 DAYS, INTERMEDIATE SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS ARE COUNTED.
 
(III) IF THE PERIOD OF TIME ALLOWED IS 7 DAYS OR LESS, INTERMEDIATE SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS ARE NOT COUNTED.
 
(IV) THE LAST DAY OF THE PERIOD SO COMPUTED IS INCLUDED UNLESS IT IS A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY, IN WHICH EVENT THE PERIOD RUNS UNTIL THE END OF THE NEXT DAY THAT IS NOT A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY.
 
     (2)  COMPUTATION OF TIME BEFORE A DAY, ACT, OR EVENT.
 
(I)      IN DETERMINING THE LATEST DAY FOR PERFORMING AN ACT THAT THIS ARTICLE, OR A RULE OR REGULATION ADOPTED UNDER THIS ARTICLE, REQUIRES TO BE PERFORMED A PRESCRIBED NUMBER OF DAYS BEFORE A CERTAIN DAY, ACT, OR EVENT, ALL DAYS PRECEDING THAT DAY, INCLUDING INTERVENING SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND LEGAL HOLIDAYS, ARE COUNTED IN THE NUMBER OF DAYS SO PRESCRIBED.
 
(II)      THE LATEST DAY IS INCLUDED IN THE DETERMINATION UNLESS IT IS A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY, IN WHICH EVENT THE LATEST DAY IS THE FIRST PRECEDING DAY THAT IS NOT A SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR LEGAL HOLIDAY.
 
� 1-3.  {RESERVED}
 
� 1-4.  PURPOSE OF ARTICLE.
 
   (A)  AREAS AND STRUCTURES TO BE PRESERVED.
 
(1)      BALTIMORE CITY CONTAINS A NUMBER OF SIGNIFICANT AREAS WITHIN WHICH ARE LOCATED VARIOUS BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE AREA.  THE PRESERVATION OF THESE AREAS IS APPROPRIATE AND NECESSARY FOR�THE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND GENERAL WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC.
 
 
(2)      BALTIMORE CITY CONTAINS AN EVEN GREATER NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALLY SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS AND OTHER STRUCTURES THAT HAVE SPECIAL HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE.  THE PRESERVATION OF THESE INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURES IS EQUALLY APPROPRIATE AND NECESSARY FOR THE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND GENERAL WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC.
 
   (B)  NEED FOR CONTROLS OR RESTRICTIONS.
 
TO PRESERVE THESE SIGNIFICANT AREAS AND INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURES, IT IS NECESSARY TO IMPOSE CONTROLS AND RESTRICTIONS ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THEM.
 
  (C)  CREATION OF CHAP.
 
FOR THESE PURPOSES, THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE HAS ENACTED THIS ARTICLE, ESTABLISHING THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION AND VESTING IT WITH THE POWERS AND DUTIES NEEDED TO ADMINISTER AND ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
      SUBTITLE 2.  COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION
 
��1.  CHAP ESTABLISHED.
 
THERE IS A COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION, CONSTITUTED AS AN INDEPENDENT UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING.
 
��2.  COMPOSITION.
 
  (A)  GENERAL.
THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION COMPRISES 13 MEMBERS.
 
  (B)  APPOINTED MEMBERS.
 
11 MEMBERS ARE APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CITY CHARTER ARTICLE IV, � 6, AS FOLLOWS:
 
(1)      1 MEMBER TO BE NOMINATED BY THE GREATER BALTIMORE COMMITTEE;
 
(2)      1 MEMBER TO BE NOMINATED BY BALTIMORE HERITAGE;
 
(3)      1 MEMBER TO BE NOMINATED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PRESERVATION MARYLAND;
 
(4)      1 MEMBER TO BE NOMINATED BY THE BOARD OF THE BALTIMORE CITY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.; AND
 
(5)      7 MEMBERS APPOINTED AT-LARGE.
 
  (C)  CITY REPRESENTATIVES.
 
(1)      1 MEMBER IS A COUNCILMEMBER, TO BE DESIGNATED BY THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT.
 
 
(2)      1 MEMBER IS THE COMMISSIONER OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OR THE COMMISSIONER�S DESIGNEE.
 
� 2-3.  QUALIFICATIONS.
 
  (A)  GENERAL.
 
EACH MEMBER:
 
(1)      MUST BE A RESIDENT OF BALTIMORE CITY; AND
 
(2)      MUST DEMONSTRATE A SPECIAL INTEREST, KNOWLEDGE, OR TRAINING IN SUCH FIELDS AS HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, PRESERVATION, AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY, OR URBAN DESIGN.
 
  (B)  APPOINTED MEMBERS.
 
OF THE 11 MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR UNDER � 2-2(B) {�COMPOSITION: APPOINTED MEMBERS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE:
 
(1)      AT LEAST 1 MEMBER MUST BE AN HISTORIAN KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY, AND CULTURE OF BALTIMORE CITY;
 
(2)      AT LEAST 1 MEMBER MUST BE AN HISTORIAN KNOWLEDGEABLE IN THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE OF BALTIMORE CITY;
 
(3)      AT LEAST 2 MEMBERS MUST BE LICENSED ARCHITECTS KNOWLEDGEABLE IN ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION;
 
(4)      AT LEAST 1 MEMBER MUST BE A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER DOING BUSINESS IN BALTIMORE CITY;
 
(5)      AT LEAST 1 MEMBER MUST OWN AND OCCUPY A CONTRIBUTING RESIDENCE WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT;
 
(6)      AT LEAST 1 MEMBER MUST OWN AND OPERATE A CONTRIBUTING COMMERCIAL PROPERTY WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT; AND
 
(7)      EACH OF AT LEAST 2 DIFFERENT MEMBERS MUST DEMONSTRATE A SPECIAL INTEREST, KNOWLEDGE, OR TRAINING IN 1 OF THE FOLLOWING FIELDS, NOT OTHERWISE WITHIN THE SPECIAL INTEREST, KNOWLEDGE, OR TRAINING OF THE OTHER MEMBER:
 
(I)      LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE;
 
              (II) ARCHEOLOGY; AND
 
              (III) CONSTRUCTION OR ENGINEERING.
 
 
� 2-4.  TERM OF APPOINTED MEMBERS.
 
(A)  REGULAR TERMS.
 
(1)      EACH OF THE 11 MEMBERS APPOINTED UNDER � 2-2(B) {�COMPOSITION: APPOINTED MEMBERS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE SERVES FOR A TERM  CONCURRENT WITH THE MAYOR�S TERM OF OFFICE AND UNTIL A SUCCESSOR IS APPOINTED AND QUALIFIES.
 
(2)      THE COUNCILMEMBER DESIGNATED UNDER � 2-2(C)(1) {�COMPOSITION: CITY REPRESENTATIVES�} OF THIS SUBTITLE SERVES A TERM  CONCURRENT WITH THAT COUNCILMEMBER�S SERVICE ON THE COUNCIL.
 
  (B)  FILLING VACANCY.
 
A MEMBER APPOINTED TO FILL A VACANCY IN AN UNEXPIRED TERM SERVES FOR THE REMAINDER OF THAT TERM.
 
  (C)  TERM LIMITS.
 
A MEMBER MAY NOT BE APPOINTED UNDER � 2-2(B) OR (C)(1) OF THIS SUBTITLE TO SERVE MORE THAN 2 CONSECUTIVE TERMS.
 
  (D)  REMOVAL ON FAILURE TO ATTEND MEETINGS.
 
(1)      ANY MEMBER WHO, DURING ANY PERIOD OF 12 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS, FAILS TO ATTEND 6�REGULARLY SCHEDULED MONTHLY MEETINGS OF THE COMMISSION IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE RESIGNED.
 
(2)      THE CHAIR OF THE COMMISSION MUST FORWARD THE MEMBER�S NAME TO THE MEMBER�S APPOINTING AUTHORITY AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE FOLLOWING THE 6TH UNATTENDED MEETING.
 
(3)      THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY MUST THEN APPOINT A SUCCESSOR FOR THE REST OF THE TERM.
 
��5.  OFFICERS; COMPENSATION.
 
  (A)  CHAIR AND VICECHAIR.
 
(1)      THE MAYOR DESIGNATES ONE OF THE COMMISSION MEMBERS TO SERVE AS THE COMMISSION�S CHAIR.
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION ELECTS ONE OF THE COMMISSION MEMBERS TO SERVE AS THE COMMISSION�S VICE-CHAIR.
 
  (B)  COMPENSATION.
 
THE MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION:
 
(1)      SERVE WITHOUT COMPENSATION; BUT
 
 
(2)      ARE ENTITLED TO REIMBURSEMENT OF REASONABLE EXPENSES INCURRED, AS PROVIDED IN THE ORDINANCE OF ESTIMATES.
 
��6.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
 
  (A)  APPOINTMENT.
 
(1)      THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION IS APPOINTED BY THE COMMISSION.
 
(2)      THE APPOINTMENT MUST BE MADE FROM A LIST OF AT LEAST 3 QUALIFIED CANDIDATES PROVIDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING.
 
(3)      IF THE LIST IS�NOT SATISFACTORY TO THE COMMISSION, THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING MUST PROVIDE A NEW LIST UNTIL A SATISFACTORY LIST OF CANDIDATES IS SUBMITTED.
 
  (B)  QUALIFICATIONS.
 
(1)      THE CANDIDATES MUST MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS SPECIFIED IN A POSITION DESCRIPTION DEVELOPED BY THE COMMISSION THAT CONFORMS TO THE �PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDS� OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR'S �STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR ARCHEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION�.
 
(2)      THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MAY NOT ALSO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION.
 
  (C)  GENERAL DUTIES.
 
     THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:
 
(1)      MUST PERFORM THE DUTIES SET FORTH IN THIS ARTICLE AND AS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY THE COMMISSION; AND
 
(2)      ALSO SERVES AS DIVISION CHIEF OF THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT�S HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL DIVISION.
 
  (D)  SUSPENSION OR DISMISSAL.
 
THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING, WITH THE APPROVAL OF A MAJORITY OF THE COMMISSION, MAY SUSPEND OR DISMISS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.
 
� 2-7.  STAFF AND CONSULTANTS.
 
  (A)  STAFF.
 
(1)      THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING SERVES AS STAFF TO THE COMMISSION.
 
(2)      STAFF SERVING IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT�S HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DIVISION MUST MEET THE QUALIFICATIONS OF A POSITION DESCRIPTION THAT CONFORMS TO THE �PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDS� OF THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR'S �STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES FOR ARCHEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION�.
 
 
  (B)  CONSULTANTS.
 
THE COMMISSION MAY EMPLOY CONSULTANTS AND OTHER PERSONNEL NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE FOR THE PROPER PERFORMANCE OF ITS DUTIES, AS PROVIDED IN THE ORDINANCE OF ESTIMATES.
 
� 2-8.  MEETINGS; RECORDS.
 
  (A)  MEETINGS.
 
(1)      7 MEMBERS CONSTITUTE A QUORUM FOR THE TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS BY THE COMMISSION.
 
(2)      AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF A MAJORITY OF A QUORUM IS NEEDED FOR ANY COMMISSION ACTION.
 
(3)      ALL MEETINGS OF THE COMMISSION MUST BE CONDUCTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE OPEN MEETINGS ACT (STATE GOVERNMENT ARTICLE, TITLE 10, SUBTITLE 3).
 
  (B)  RECORDS.
 
(1)      THE COMMISSION SHALL KEEP RECORDS OF ALL ITS PROCEEDINGS, SHOWING THE VOTE OF EACH MEMBER ON EACH QUESTION OR, IF A MEMBER IS ABSENT OR FAILS TO VOTE, INDICATING THAT FACT.
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION SHALL KEEP A RECORD OF ALL RESOLUTIONS, TRANSACTIONS, FINDINGS, DETERMINATIONS, AND DECISIONS.
 
(3)      ALL RECORDS OF THE COMMISSION ARE OPEN TO PUBLIC INSPECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT (STATE GOVERNMENT ARTICLE, TITLE 10, SUBTITLE 6, PART III).
 
� 2-9.  CHAP PURPOSES; FUNDING.
 
  (A)  ANNUAL APPROPRIATION.
 
(1)      IT IS THE INTENT OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL THAT THE ANNUAL ORDINANCE OF ESTIMATES APPROPRIATE AN ADEQUATE SUM OF MONEY THAT THE COMMISSION MAY EXPEND FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PURPOSES CONTEMPLATED BY THIS ARTICLE.
 
(2)      THESE PURPOSES INCLUDE:
 
(I)      PREPARING SURVEYS AND MAINTAINING AN INVENTORY OF HISTORICALLY OR ARCHITECTURALLY NOTEWORTHY STRUCTURES IN BALTIMORE CITY;
 
(II)      RECOMMENDING THE DESIGNATION OF AND PROVIDING FOR THE PERPETUAL PROTECTION OF:
 
(A) PRESERVATION DISTRICTS, AS DESIGNATED UNDER SUBTITLE 3 {�DESIGNATION OF DISTRICTS�} OF THIS ARTICLE; AND
 
 
(B) INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURES THAT HAVE SPECIAL HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE, AS DESIGNATED UNDER SUBTITLE 4 {�DESIGNATION OF LANDMARKS�} OF THIS ARTICLE;
 
(III) RECOMMENDING THE DESIGNATION OF AND PROVIDING FOR THE TEMPORARY PROTECTION OF INDIVIDUAL STRUCTURES THAT HAVE HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE, AS DESIGNATED UNDER SUBTITLE 5 {�DESIGNATION OF POTENTIAL LANDMARKS�} OF THIS ARTICLE;
 
(IV) REVIEWING AND DETERMINING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF PROPOSED ALTERATIONS TO OR AFFECTING PROTECTED PROPERTIES, AS PROVIDED IN SUBTITLE 8 {�ALTERATIONS, ETC., TO OR AFFECTING PROPERTIES�} OF THIS ARTICLE;
                                                           
(V) ACQUIRING, RESTORING, AND POSSIBLE RESELLING OF PROPERTIES THAT HAVE HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE;
                       
(VI) IMPLEMENTING THE INCENTIVE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM AUTHORIZED BY ��10 {�INCENTIVE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM�} OF THIS SUBTITLE; AND
 
(VII) GENERAL ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE AND OF ANY OTHER DUTIES IMPOSED ON THE COMMISSION BY LAW.
 
  (B)  GRANTS, LOANS, ETC.
 
THE COMMISSION MAY, ON BEHALF OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE AND WITH THE PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE BOARD OF ESTIMATES, CONTRACT WITH OR ACCEPT ANY GRANT, LOAN, OR AID OF ANY KIND FROM ANY FEDERAL, STATE, OR PRIVATE SOURCE, TO BE EXPENDED FOR THE PURPOSES CONTEMPLATED BY THIS ARTICLE, INCLUDING THE PURPOSES LISTED IN SUBSECTION (A)(2) OF THIS SECTION.
 
  (C)  PROCEEDS FROM RESALE OF PROPERTIES.
 
IF PERMITTED BY THE CITY CHARTER, SUMS RECEIVED FROM THE RESALE OF PROPERTIES ACQUIRED AND RESTORED BY OR ON BEHALF OF THE COMMISSION MAY BE RETAINED BY THE COMMISSION FOR THE ACQUISITION AND RESTORATION OF ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES.
 
� 2-10.  INCENTIVE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.
 
  (A)  PROGRAM ESTABLISHED.
 
THERE IS AN INCENTIVE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM, AS PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION.
 
  (B)  SCOPE OF PROGRAM.
 
SUBJECT TO APPROPRIATIONS BY THE ORDINANCE OF ESTIMATES, THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION MAY CONTRACT WITH THE OWNER OR LESSEE OF A STRUCTURE THAT IS LOCATED WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR INCLUDED ON THE LANDMARK LIST TO REIMBURSE THAT OWNER OR LESSEE OF UP TO 20% OF THE COST INCURRED BY HER OR HIM IN THE RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, REMOVAL, REPAIR, OR PAINTING OF AN ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE IN A MANNER THAT FURTHERS THE PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
 
  (C)  LIMITATIONS.
 
IN NO EVENT MAY THE COMMISSION AUTHORIZE ANY REIMBURSEMENT UNDER THE PROGRAM UNTIL ALL OF THE WORK TO BE DONE AND THE ESTIMATED COST OF THAT WORK HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE COMMISSION.
 
  (D)  COMMISSION DISCRETION.
 
IN ALL CASES, THE COMMISSION RETAINS FULL DISCRETION TO DETERMINE THE SCOPE, NATURE, AND COST OF ALL WORK SUBJECT TO REIMBURSEMENT UNDER THE PROGRAM.
 
� 2-11.  RULES AND REGULATIONS.
 
  (A)  CHAP TO ADOPT.
 
THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION MUST ADOPT, AFTER NOTICE AND A PUBLIC HEARING, RULES AND REGULATIONS TO CARRY OUT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
  (B)  FILING WITH LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE.
 
A COPY OF ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE COMMISSION MUST BE FILED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BEFORE THEY TAKE EFFECT.
 
      SUBTITLE 3.  DESIGNATION OF DISTRICTS
 
��1.  ORDINANCE AND FINDINGS REQUIRED.
 
  (A)  ORDINANCE REQUIRED.
 
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL IS REQUIRED TO:
 
(1)      DESIGNATE ANY AREA AS AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT; OR
 
(2)      MODIFY THE BOUNDARY LINES OF AN EXISTING HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT.
 
  (B)  FINDINGS OF FACT.
 
THE ORDINANCE MUST BE SUPPORTED BY WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT THAT THE PROPOSED DISTRICT AND ITS BOUNDARIES WILL COMPLY WITH:
 
(1)      THE REQUIREMENTS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT CERTIFICATION UNDER THE NATIONAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION ACT (16 U.S.C., CHAPTER 1A, SUBCHAPTER II);
 
(2)      THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR�S STANDARDS FOR IDENTIFICATION AND REGISTRATION; AND
 
(3)      THE COMMISSION�S OWN HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES.�
 
 
� 3-2.  INITIAL STUDY AND PROPOSAL BY CHAP.
 
AFTER UNDERTAKING A FULL AND PROPER STUDY, THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION MAY PROPOSE AS AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT ANY AREA IN BALTIMORE CITY WITHIN WHICH ARE LOCATED STRUCTURES THAT HAVE HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL VALUE, THE PRESERVATION OF WHICH IS CONSIDERED TO BE FOR THE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, AND GENERAL WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC.
 
� 3-3.  CHAP TO PREPARE PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND FINDINGS.
 
IN SUPPORT OF ITS PROPOSED DESIGNATION OF AN AREA, THE COMMISSION MUST:
 
(1)      PREPARE A PROPOSED ORDINANCE THAT SETS FORTH THE BOUNDARY LINES OF THE AREA BEING PROPOSED FOR DESIGNATION;
 
(2)      PREPARE AND ADOPT WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT THAT INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, THE SPECIFIC FINDINGS REQUIRED BY � 3-1(B) {�ORDINANCE ... REQUIRED: FINDINGS OF FACT�} OF THIS SUBTITLE; AND
 
(3)      REQUEST THAT ITS PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND ACCOMPANYING FINDINGS OF FACT BE INTRODUCED INTO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.
 
� 3-4.  {RESERVED}
 
� 3-5.  COUNCIL ACTION � AGENCY REFERRALS.
 
  (A)  REQUIRED REFERRALS.
 
ON INTRODUCTION OF ANY PROPOSED ORDINANCE TO DESIGNATE AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF AN EXISTING DISTRICT, THE CITY COUNCIL MUST REFER THE BILL TO THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR WRITTEN REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS:
 
                  (1)      THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION;
 
(2)      THE PLANNING COMMISSION; AND
 
(3)      ANY OTHER AGENCY THAT THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT DESIGNATES.
 
  (B)  REPORTS, ETC., PREREQUISITE TO SECOND READING.
 
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT PLACE THE BILL ON THE COUNCIL�S SECOND READING CALENDAR UNTIL THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION AND THE PLANNING COMMISSION:
 
(1)      SUBMIT THEIR REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COUNCIL; OR
 
(2)      FAIL TO DO SO WITHIN 100 DAYS OF THE REFERRAL.
 
 
� 3-6.  COUNCIL ACTION � PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING.
 
(A)  HEARING REQUIRED.
 
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT PLACE THE BILL ON ITS SECOND READING CALENDAR UNTIL THE COUNCIL COMMITTEE TO WHICH THE BILL IS ASSIGNED HAS CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AT WHICH PARTIES IN INTEREST AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC ARE AFFORDED AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD ON THE BILL.
 
  (B)  NOTICE REQUIRED.
 
NOTICE OF THE HEARING MUST BE GIVEN AS FOLLOWS:
 
(1)      BY POSTING IN CONSPICUOUS PLACES, AS THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING DESIGNATES, WITHIN AND AROUND THE FOLLOWING, AS THE CASE MAY BE:
 
(I)      THE PERIMETER OF THE PROPOSED NEW DISTRICT; OR
 
(II)      THE PERIMETER OF ANY AREA PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO OR REMOVED FROM AN EXISTING DISTRICT; AND
 
(2)      BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL TO EACH PERSON WHO APPEARS ON THE TAX RECORDS OF THE CITY AS AN OWNER OF PROPERTY WITHIN THE FOLLOWING, AS THE CASE MAY BE:
 
(I)      THE PERIMETER OF THE PROPOSED NEW DISTRICT; OR
 
(II)      THE PERIMETER OF ANY AREA PROPOSED TO BE ADDED TO OR REMOVED FROM AN EXISTING DISTRICT.
 
  (C)  CONTENTS OF NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICE MUST INCLUDE:
 
(1)      THE IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF THE BILL TO BE HEARD;
 
(2)      THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON REQUESTING THE BILL;
 
(3)      THE DATE, TIME, PLACE, AND PURPOSE OF THE PUBLIC HEARING; AND
 
(4)      A DRAWING OR DESCRIPTION OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE AREA AFFECTED BY THE PROPOSED BILL.
 
  (D)  TIMING OF NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICE MUST BE POSTED AND MAILED AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE THE PUBLIC HEARING.
 
  (E)  NUMBER AND MANNER OF POSTED NOTICES.
 
     THE NUMBER OF POSTED NOTICES AND THE MANNER OF THEIR POSTING ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
(1)      AT LEAST 2 OR MORE SIGNS ARE REQUIRED, AS THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING DESIGNATES;
 
(2)      FOR A NOTICE APPLICABLE ONLY TO AN INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY, AT LEAST 1 SIGN MUST BE VISIBLE FROM EACH OF THE PROPERTY�S STREET FRONTAGES;
 
(3) EACH SIGN MUST BE POSTED AT A PROMINENT LOCATION, NEAR THE SIDEWALK OR PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY, SO THAT IT IS VISIBLE TO PASSING PEDESTRIANS AND MOTORISTS;
 
(4) A WINDOW-MOUNTED SIGN MUST BE MOUNTED INSIDE THE WINDOW GLASS AND PLACED SO THAT IT IS CLEARLY VISIBLE TO PASSING PEDESTRIANS AND MOTORISTS;�AND
 
(5)      EACH SIGN MUST BE AT LEAST 3 FEET BY 4 FEET IN SIZE.
 
  (F)  RESPONSIBILITY FOR NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FOLLOWING:
 
(1)      FOR A BILL REQUESTED BY THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE;
 
(2)      FOR A BILL REQUESTED BY OR ON BEHALF OF A PROPERTY OWNER TO INCLUDE THAT PROPERTY IN OR REMOVE THAT PROPERTY FROM AN EXISTING DISTRICT, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REQUESTER; AND
 
(3)      IN ALL OTHER CASES, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE CITY COUNCIL.
 
� 3-7.  COUNCIL ACTION � DISPOSITION.
 
SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF � 3-8 {�COUNCIL ACTION � AMENDMENTS�} AND � 3-9 {�COUNCIL ACTION � LIMITATIONS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE, THE CITY COUNCIL M AY:
 
(1)      ADOPT, REJECT, OR MODIFY AN ORDINANCE PROPOSED TO DESIGNATE AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT; AND
 
(2)      AS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE FROM TIME TO TIME, ADOPT AN ORDINANCE TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARY LINES OF AN EXISTING DISTRICT.
 
� 3-8.  COUNCIL ACTION � AMENDMENTS.
 
  (A)  SCOPE OF SECTION.
 
THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ANY BILL PROPOSING TO DESIGNATE A NEW PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF AN EXISTING DISTRICT FOR WHICH AN AMENDMENT IS PROPOSED TO ADD TO OR REMOVE FROM THE NEW OR EXISTING DISTRICT ANY PROPERTY THAT WAS NOT WITHIN THE PERIMETER OF THE AREA DESCRIBED IN THE NOTICE GIVEN UNDER � 3-6 {�COUNCIL ACTION � PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING�} OF THIS SUBTITLE.
 
  (B)  NEW NOTICE AND HEARING REQUIRED.
 
BEFORE AN AMENDMENT DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION MAY BE ADOPTED:
 
(1)      ANOTHER PUBLIC HEARING MUST BE HELD ON THE AMENDMENT; AND
 
(2)      THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SUBTITLE FOR NOTICE AND FOR AGENCY REPORTS APPLY TO THE ADDITIONAL HEARING.
 
� 3-9.  COUNCIL ACTION � LIMITATIONS.
 
  (A)  SCOPE OF SECTION.
 
THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS BY THE CITY COUNCIL:
 
(1)      ANY MODIFICATION TO THE BOUNDARY LINES SET FORTH IN AN ORDINANCE PROPOSED BY THE COMMISSION UNDER � 3-3 {�CHAP TO PREPARE PROPOSED ORDINANCE AND FINDINGS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE; OR
 
(2)      UNLESS BY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN ORDINANCE INITIATED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSION UNDER THIS SUBTITLE:
 
(I)      ANY INITIAL DESIGNATION OF AN AREA AS AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT; OR
 
(II)      ANY MODIFICATION TO THE BOUNDARY LINES OF AN EXISTING DISTRICT.
 
   (B)  REFERRAL TO CHAP.
 
            THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT TAKE ANY ACTION DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION WITHOUT FIRST REFERRING THAT ACTION TO THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION FOR:
 
(1)      THE COMMISSION�S WRITTEN REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS; AND
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION�S FINDINGS OF FACT AFFIRMING, AT A MINIMUM, THAT THE PROPOSED ACTION WILL NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE DISTRICT�S COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS, STANDARDS, PROCEDURES, AND GUIDELINES SPECIFIED IN � 3-1(B) {�ORDINANCE ... REQUIRED: FINDINGS OF FACT�} OF THIS SUBTITLE.
 
  (C)  ACTION BY COUNCIL.
 
IF, WITHIN 100 DAYS OF THE REFERRAL, THE COMMISSION FAILS TO SUBMIT ITS WRITTEN REPORT OR RECOMMENDATIONS, OR FAILS OR IS UNWILLING TO MAKE THE FINDINGS OF FACT REQUIRED BY � 3-1(B) {�ORDINANCE ... REQUIRED: FINDINGS OF FACT�} OF THIS SUBTITLE, THE CITY COUNCIL:
 
(1)      MAY PROCEED TO HEAR AND CONSIDER THE ACTION, SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF � 3-6 {�COUNCIL ACTION � PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING�} AND � 3-8 {�COUNCIL ACTION � AMENDMENTS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE; BUT
 
(2)      MAY NOT ADOPT THE ACTION WITHOUT PREPARING AND ADOPTING ITS OWN WRITTEN FINDINGS OF FACT AFFIRMING THAT THE ACTION WILL NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE DISTRICT�S COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS, STANDARDS, PROCEDURES, AND GUIDELINES SPECIFIED IN � 3-1(B) {�ORDINANCE ... REQUIRED: FINDINGS OF FACT�} OF THIS SUBTITLE.
 
 
      SUBTITLE 4.  DESIGNATION OF LANDMARKS
 
� 4-1.  LIST COMPONENTS.
 
THE LANDMARK LIST CONSISTS OF TWO COMPONENTS:
 
(1)      A LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS; AND
 
(2)      A LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
� 4-2.  ORDINANCE REQUIRED.
 
AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL IS REQUIRED TO:
 
(1)      ADD A STRUCTURE AND ITS APPURTENANT PROPERTY TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS; OR
 
(2)      FOR A STRUCTURE ALREADY ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF THE APPURTENANT LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY THAT IS INCLUDED IN THE LANDMARK DESIGNATION.
 
� 4-3.  CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATION.
 
  (A)  LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS.
 
(1)      THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS COMPRISES THOSE STRUCTURES THAT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSION�S HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES, ARE CONSIDERED TO BE OF SUCH SPECIAL HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT, EVEN IF NOT LOCATED WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT, THOSE STRUCTURES, THEIR EXTERIORS, AND THEIR APPURTENANT LAND AND OTHER PROPERTY SHOULD BE EXTENDED THE SAME PROTECTIONS AS APPLY TO STRUCTURES WITHIN A DISTRICT.
 
(2)      THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS ARE AS INDICATED BY ORDINANCE, AS FOLLOWS:
 
(I)      BY STREET ADDRESS, WHICH INDICATES THAT ALL APPURTENANT LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY AT THAT STREET ADDRESS AND ON THE SAME LOT IS INCLUDED IN AND PROTECTED BY THE LANDMARK DESIGNATION;
 
(II)      BY SECTION, BLOCK, AND LOT NUMBERS, WHICH INDICATES THAT ALL LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY ON THAT LOT IS INCLUDED IN THE LANDMARK DESIGNATION; OR
 
(III) BY A METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION OR OTHER CLEAR DELINEATION, WHICH INDICATES THAT LESS THAN ALL LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY AT A STREET ADDRESS OR ON A LOT IS INCLUDED IN THE LANDMARK DESIGNATION.
 
(B)  LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
 
THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS COMPRISES THOSE STRUCTURES WITH PUBLIC INTERIORS THAT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSION�S HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES, ARE CONSIDERED TO BE OF SUCH SPECIAL HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT, EVEN IF NOT WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT, THOSE INTERIORS SHOULD BE EXTENDED THE SAME PROTECTIONS AS APPLY TO THE EXTERIORS OF STRUCTURES WITHIN A DISTRICT.
 
� 4-4.  {RESERVED}
 
� 4-5.  COUNCIL ACTION � AGENCY REFERRALS.
 
  (A)  REQUIRED REFERRALS.
 
ON INTRODUCTION OF ANY PROPOSED ORDINANCE TO ADD A STRUCTURE TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS OR TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, THE CITY COUNCIL MUST REFER THE BILL TO THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR WRITTEN REPORTS AN RECOMMENDATIONS:
 
                  (1)      THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION;
 
(2)      THE PLANNING COMMISSION; AND
 
(3)      ANY OTHER AGENCY THAT THE COUNCIL PRESIDENT DESIGNATES.
 
  (B)  REPORTS, ETC., PREREQUISITE TO SECOND READING.
 
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT PLACE THE BILL ON THE COUNCIL�S SECOND READING CALENDAR UNTIL THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION AND THE PLANNING COMMISSION:
 
(1)      SUBMIT THEIR REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COUNCIL; OR
 
(2)      FAIL TO DO SO WITHIN 100 DAYS OF THE REFERRAL.
 
� 4-6.  COUNCIL ACTION � PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING.
 
(A)  HEARING REQUIRED.
 
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT PLACE THE BILL ON ITS SECOND READING CALENDAR UNTIL THE COUNCIL COMMITTEE TO WHICH THE BILL IS ASSIGNED HAS CONDUCTED A PUBLIC HEARING AT WHICH PARTIES IN INTEREST AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC ARE AFFORDED AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD ON THE BILL.
 
  (B)  NOTICE REQUIRED.
 
NOTICE OF THE HEARING MUST BE GIVEN AS FOLLOWS:
 
(1)      BY POSTING IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; AND
 
(2)      BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL TO EACH PERSON WHO APPEARS ON THE TAX RECORDS OF THE CITY AS AN OWNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY.
 
  (C)  CONTENTS OF NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICE MUST INCLUDE:
 
(1)      THE IDENTIFYING NUMBER OF THE BILL TO BE HEARD;
 
(2)      THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON REQUESTING THE BILL;
 
(3)      THE DATE, TIME, PLACE, AND PURPOSE OF THE PUBLIC HEARING; AND
 
(4)      THE ADDRESS OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY.
 
  (D)  TIMING OF NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICE MUST BE POSTED AND MAILED AT LEAST 15 DAYS BEFORE THE PUBLIC HEARING.
 
  (E)  NUMBER AND MANNER OF POSTED NOTICES.
 
     THE NUMBER OF POSTED NOTICES AND THE MANNER OF THEIR POSTING ARE AS FOLLOWS:
 
(1)      AT LEAST 1 SIGN MUST BE VISIBLE FROM EACH OF THE PROPERTY�S STREET FRONTAGES;
 
(2) EACH SIGN MUST BE POSTED AT A PROMINENT LOCATION, NEAR THE SIDEWALK OR PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY, SO THAT IT IS VISIBLE TO PASSING PEDESTRIANS AND MOTORISTS;
 
(3) A WINDOW-MOUNTED SIGN MUST BE MOUNTED INSIDE THE WINDOW GLASS AND PLACED SO THAT IT IS CLEARLY VISIBLE TO PASSING PEDESTRIANS AND MOTORISTS; AND
 
(4)      EACH SIGN MUST BE AT LEAST 3 FEET BY 4 FEET IN SIZE.
 
  (F)  RESPONSIBILITY FOR NOTICE.
 
THE NOTICES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE FOLLOWING:
 
(1)      FOR A BILL REQUESTED BY THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE;
 
(2)      FOR A BILL REQUESTED BY OR ON BEHALF OF AN OWNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE REQUESTER; AND
 
(3)      IN ALL OTHER CASES, THE NOTICES MUST BE GIVEN BY AND AT THE EXPENSE OF THE CITY COUNCIL.
 
� 4-7.  COUNCIL ACTION � DISPOSITION.
 
SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF � 4-8 {�COUNCIL ACTION � LIMITATIONS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE, THE CITY COUNCIL M AY:
 
(1)      ADOPT, REJECT, OR MODIFY AN ORDINANCE PROPOSED TO ADD A STRUCTURE TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS; AND
 
(2)      AS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE FROM TIME TO TIME, ADOPT AN ORDINANCE TO MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS.
 
 
� 4-8.  COUNCIL ACTION � LIMITATIONS.
 
  (A)  SCOPE OF SECTION.
 
THIS SECTION APPLIES TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS BY THE CITY COUNCIL:
 
(1)      ANY MODIFICATION TO THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE PROPOSED BY THE COMMISSION FOR ADDITION TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, AS PROVIDED IN � 4-3(A) {�LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS�} OF THIS SUBTITLE; OR
 
(2)      UNLESS BY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH AN ORDINANCE INITIATED AT THE REQUEST OF THE COMMISSION UNDER THIS SUBTITLE:
 
(I)      ANY INITIAL PROPOSAL TO ADD A STRUCTURE TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS; OR
 
(II)      ANY MODIFICATION TO THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST EXTERIORS.
 
   (B)  REFERRAL TO CHAP.
 
THE CITY COUNCIL MAY NOT TAKE ANY ACTION DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION WITHOUT FIRST REFERRING THAT ACTION TO THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION FOR THE COMMISSION�S WRITTEN REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS.
 
  (C)  ACTION BY COUNCIL.
 
IF, WITHIN 100 DAYS OF THE REFERRAL, THE COMMISSION FAILS TO SUBMIT ITS WRITTEN REPORT OR RECOMMENDATIONS, THE CITY COUNCIL MAY PROCEED TO HEAR AND CONSIDER THE ACTION, SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF ��6 {�COUNCIL ACTION � PUBLIC NOTICE AND HEARING�} OF THIS SUBTITLE.
 
SUBTITLE 5.  DESIGNATION OF POTENTIAL LANDMARKS
 
� 5-1.  LIST COMPONENTS.
 
THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST CONSISTS OF TWO COMPONENTS:
 
(1)      A POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS; AND
 
(2)      A POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
� 5-2.  CHAP TO DESIGNATE.
 
ONLY THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION MAY:
 
(1)      ADD A STRUCTURE AND ITS APPURTENANT PROPERTY TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS; OR
 
(2)      FOR A STRUCTURE ALREADY ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, MODIFY THE BOUNDARIES OF THE APPURTENANT LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY THAT IS INCLUDED IN THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK DESIGNATION.
 
 
��3.  CRITERIA FOR DESIGNATION.
 
  (A)  POTENTIAL-LANDMARK List: Exteriors.
 
(1)      THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS COMPRISES THOSE STRUCTURES THAT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSION�S HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES, THE COMMISSION CONSIDERS TO BE OF SUCH HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT, EVEN IF NOT LOCATED WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT, THOSE STRUCTURES, THEIR EXTERIORS, AND THEIR APPURTENANT LAND AND OTHER PROPERTY SHOULD BE EXTENDED TEMPORARY PROTECTION UNDER � 5-5 {�PROTECTIONS PENDING DECISION�} OF THIS SUBTITLE AND UNDER SUBTITLE 8 {�ALTERATIONS, ETC, TO OR AFFECTING PROPERTIES�} OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
(2)      THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS ARE AS INDICATED BY THE COMMISSION, AS FOLLOWS:
 
(I)      BY STREET ADDRESS, WHICH INDICATES THAT ALL APPURTENANT LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY AT THAT STREET ADDRESS AND ON THE SAME LOT IS INCLUDED IN AND PROTECTED BY THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK DESIGNATION;
 
(II)      BY SECTION, BLOCK, AND LOT NUMBERS, WHICH INDICATES THAT ALL LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY ON THAT LOT IS INCLUDED IN THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK DESIGNATION; OR
 
(III) BY A METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION OR OTHER CLEAR DELINEATION, WHICH INDICATES THAT LESS THAN ALL LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY AT A STREET ADDRESS OR ON A LOT IS INCLUDED IN THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK DESIGNATION.
 
  (B)  POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS COMPRISES THOSE STRUCTURES WITH PUBLIC INTERIORS THAT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSION�S HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES, THE COMMISSION CONSIDERS TO BE OF SUCH HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE THAT, WHETHER OR NOT WITHIN AN HISTORICAL OR ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT, THOSE PUBLIC INTERIORS SHOULD BE EXTENDED TEMPORARY PROTECTION UNDER � 5-5 {�PROTECTIONS PENDING DECISION�} OF THIS SUBTITLE AND UNDER SUBTITLE 8 {�ALTERATIONS, ETC, TO OR AFFECTING PROPERTIES�} OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
� 5-4. PROCEDURE TO DESIGNATE.
 
  (A)  IN GENERAL.
 
A PROPOSAL TO ADD A STRUCTURE TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES.
 
  (B)  NOTICE OF HEARING.
 
(1)      THE COMMISSION�S CHAIR OR THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MUST GIVE NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD BY THE COMMISSION ON THE PROPOSAL, AS FOLLOWS:.
 
(I)      BY CAUSING A SIGN TO BE CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED ON THE STRUCTURE; AND
 
(II)      BY FIRST-CLASS MAIL TO EACH PERSON WHO APPEARS ON THE TAX RECORDS OF THE CITY AS AN OWNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY.
 
(2)      THE NOTICE MUST INCLUDE:
 
(I)      A STATEMENT THAT THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION PROPOSES TO ADD THE STRUCTURE TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS, AS THE CASE MAY BE;
 
(II)      THE PROPOSED DATE, TIME, AND PLACE OF THE PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON THE PROPOSAL; AND
 
(III) THE COMMISSION�S CONTACT INFORMATION (INCLUDING A PHONE NUMBER) FOR OBTAINING ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE PROPOSAL AND UPDATED INFORMATION ON THE DATE, TIME, AND PLACE OF THE HEARING.
 
  (C)  TIMING OF HEARING.            
 
THE PUBLIC HEARING MUST BE HELD ON A DATE THAT IS:
 
(1)      NO SOONER THAN 30 DAYS FROM THE TIME THE SIGN IS POSTED; AND
 
(2)      EXCEPT AS AGREED TO BY THE OWNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS FROM THE TIME THE SIGN IS POSTED.
 
  (D) FINAL DECISION.
 
AT THE END OF THE PUBLIC HEARING, THE COMMISSION MUST RENDER ITS DECISION ON WHETHER TO INCLUDE THE STRUCTURE ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST.
 
� 5-5.  PROTECTIONS PENDING DECISION.
 
FROM THE TIME THE SIGN IS POSTED UNTIL THE COMMISSION MAKES ITS FINAL DECISION, THE STRUCTURE IS SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS, PROCEDURES, AND PROTECTIONS OF SUBTITLE 8 {�ALTERATIONS, ETC., TO OR AFFECTING PROPERTIES�} OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
��6.  EXPIRATION OF DESIGNATION.
 
THE INCLUSION OF ANY PROPERTY IN THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS, AS THE CASE MAY BE, AUTOMATICALLY EXPIRES:
 
(1)      ON THE 180TH DAY AFTER THE COMMISSION�S DECISION TO ADD THE STRUCTURE TO THAT LIST, UNLESS, BEFORE THAT DATE, A PROPOSED ORDINANCE IS INTRODUCED INTO THE CITY COUNCIL TO ADD THE STRUCTURE TO THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS, RESPECTIVELY; OR
 
(2)      IF A PROPOSED LANDMARK ORDINANCE IS INTRODUCED INTO THE CITY COUNCIL BEFORE THAT 180TH DAY BUT HAS NOT YET BEEN ENACTED, 1 YEAR FROM THE DATE OF THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE�S INTRODUCTION.
 
 
��7.  LIMITATIONS ON RE-PROPOSAL.
 
  (A)  SCOPE.
 
THIS SECTION APPLIES TO:
 
(1)      ANY PROPERTY FOR WHICH NOTICE OF ITS PROPOSED ADDITION TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST WAS POSTED UNDER � 5-4 {�PROCEDURE TO DESIGNATE�} OF THIS ARTICLE, BUT FOR WHICH NO FINAL DECISION TO INCLUDE IT ON THE LIST WAS RENDERED WITHIN THE PERIOD REQUIRED BY THAT SECTION; OR
 
(2)      ANY PROPERTY THAT WAS INCLUDED ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST, BUT WHOSE DESIGNATION HAS EXPIRED BY OPERATION OF � 5-6 {�EXPIRATION OF DESIGNATION�} OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
(B)  GENERAL PROHIBITION.
 
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED IN SUBSECTION (C) OF THIS SECTION, THE COMMISSION MAY NOT:
 
(1)      RE-PROPOSE THE ADDITION OR REINSTATEMENT TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST OF ANY PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION (A) OF THIS SECTION; OR
 
(2)      INITIATE A PROPOSED ORDINANCE TO ADD THAT PROPERTY TO THE LANDMARK LIST.
 
  (C)  WHEN RE-DESIGNATION PERMITTED.
 
(1)      THE COMMISSION MAY AGAIN PROPOSE TO ADD OR REINSTATE THE PROPERTY TO THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST, SUBJECT AGAIN TO THE PROCEDURES AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBTITLE, ONLY AFTER THE FIRST TO OCCUR OF:
 
(I)      2 YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE PREVIOUS PROPOSAL FAILED OR THE DESIGNATION EXPIRED, AS THE CASE MAY BE;
 
(II)      THE ELECTION AND START OF A NEW 4-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL; OR
 
(III) THE CITY COUNCIL�S PASSAGE OF A RESOLUTION REQUESTING OR AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSION TO DO SO.
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION MAY INITIATE PROCEEDINGS TO ADD THE STRUCTURE TO THE LANDMARK LIST, SUBJECT TO THE PROCEDURES AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF SUBTITLE 4 {�DESIGNATION OF LANDMARKS�} OF THIS ARTICLE, ONLY AFTER THE FIRST TO OCCUR OF:
 
(I)      2 YEARS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE PREVIOUS PROPOSAL FAILED OR THE DESIGNATION EXPIRED, AS THE CASE MAY BE;
 
(II)      THE ELECTION AND START OF A NEW 4-YEAR TERM OF OFFICE FOR THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL; OR
 
(III) THE CITY COUNCIL�S PASSAGE OF A RESOLUTION REQUESTING OR AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSION TO DO SO.
 
      SUBTITLE 6.  INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PLACES
 
� 6-1.  CHAP TO MAINTAIN INVENTORY.
 
THE COMMISSION�S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SHALL CREATE AND MAINTAIN AN INVENTORY OF HISTORIC PLACES, TO IDENTIFY AREAS OR STRUCTURES THAT, WHILE NOT DESIGNATED AS PRESERVATION DISTRICTS, LANDMARKS, OR POTENTIAL LANDMARKS, ARE NONETHELESS HISTORICALLY OR ARCHITECTURALLY NOTEWORTHY.
 
� 6-2.  PURPOSE OF INVENTORY.
 
THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE INVENTORY IS TO SERVE AS A RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION INSTRUMENT THAT INFORMS AND PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION.
 
� 6-3.  NON-REGULATORY NATURE OF INVENTORY.
 
(A)  GENERAL.
 
EXCEPT ONLY AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS ARTICLE, THE INVENTORY IS NOT A REGULATORY INSTRUMENT.
 
   (B)  NO DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR DESIGNATION.
 
INCLUSION OF AN AREA OR STRUCTURE IN THE INVENTORY IS NOT A DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR DESIGNATION AS A PRESERVATION DISTRICT, LANDMARK, OR POTENTIAL LANDMARK.
 
      SUBTITLE 7.  SUBDIVISION OF DESIGNATED PROPERTIES
 
� 7-1.  SCOPE OF SUBTITLE.
 
THIS SUBTITLE APPLIES TO ANY LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF A STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS.
 
� 7-2.  EFFECT OF SUBDIVISION.
 
IF ANY LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY SUBJECT TO THIS SUBTITLE IS SUBDIVIDED, ALL LOTS, PLATS, SITES, OR OTHER DIVISIONS LAND RESULTING FROM THE SUBDIVISION ARE AUTOMATICALLY CONSIDERED TO RETAIN THE SAME LANDMARK OR POTENTIAL-LANDMARK DESIGNATION AND PROTECTION AS THE ORIGINAL SITE HAD BEFORE ITS SUBDIVISION.
 
� 7-3.  PLANNING COMMISSION TO NOTIFY CHAP OF SUBDIVISION.
 
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER A FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAN HAS BEEN RECORDED FOR ANY LAND OR OTHER PROPERTY SUBJECT TO THIS SUBTITLE:
 
(1)      THE PLANNING COMMISSION MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THE APPROVED PLAN TO THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION; AND
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION FOR HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION MUST:
 
 
(I)      UPDATE ITS RECORDS ACCORDINGLY; AND
 
(II)      REQUEST THE DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE TO INSERT AN EDITOR�S NOTE TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTION OF SUBTITLE 13 ET SEQ . OF THIS ARTICLE TO INDICATE ANY CHANGE IN THE RELEVANT DESCRIPTION.
 
      SUBTITLE 8.  ALTERATIONS, ETC., TO OR AFFECTING PROPERTIES
 
� 8-1.  RELATED RULES AND REGULATIONS.
 
  (A)  GENERAL.
 
THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE COMMISSION UNDER THIS ARTICLE:
 
(1)      MUST INCLUDE DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR UNDERTAKING REGULATED ALTERATIONS; AND
 
(2)      MAY INCLUDE PROVISIONS DELEGATING TO THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OR OTHER COMMISSION STAFF THE AUTHORITY TO REVIEW AND APPROVE REGULATED ALTERATIONS THAT INVOLVE ONLY MINOR WORK, AS DEFINED IN SUBSECTION (B) OF THIS SECTION.
 
  (B)  �MINOR WORK� DEFINED
 
     �MINOR WORK� MEANS WORK THAT:
 
(1)      DOES NOT SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGE THE OVERALL APPEARANCE OF OR REMOVE HISTORIC FABRIC; AND
 
(2)      CLEARLY MEETS THE APPLICABLE DESIGN GUIDELINES ADOPTED BY THE COMMISSION UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
 
��2.  BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED.
 
   (A)  EXTERIOR STRUCTURES.
 
NO PERSON MAY UNDERTAKE, CAUSE, OR ALLOW ANY OF THE FOLLOWING REGULATED ALTERATIONS FOR OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY STRUCTURE LOCATED WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR INCLUDED ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS OR THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING A PERMIT TO DO SO FROM THE BUILDING OFFICIAL:
 
(1)      ANY RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, OR REMOVAL OF ANY EXTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE;
 
(2)      ANY CHANGE IN AN EXTERIOR COLOR, WHETHER BY PAINTING OR OTHER MEANS;
 
(3)      ANY EXTERIOR EXCAVATION;
 
(4)      THE CONSTRUCTION OR ERECTION OF ANY EXTERIOR BUILDING, FENCE, WALL, OR OTHER STRUCTURE OF ANY KIND; OR
 
(5) ANY EXTERIOR DEMOLITION.
 
 
(B)  PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
NO PERSON MAY UNDERTAKE, CAUSE, OR ALLOW ANY OF THE FOLLOWING REGULATED ALTERATIONS FOR OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS OR THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING A PERMIT TO DO SO FROM THE BUILDING OFFICIAL:
 
(1)      ANY RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, OR REMOVAL OF ANY INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE, AS DEFINED IN SUBSECTION (C) OF THIS SECTION;
 
(2)      ANY CHANGE IN AN INTERIOR COLOR, WHETHER BY PAINTING OR OTHER MEANS;
 
(3)      ANY INTERIOR EXCAVATION;
 
(4)      THE CONSTRUCTION OR ERECTION OF ANY INTERIOR WALL OR OTHER STRUCTURE OF ANY KIND; OR
 
(5)      ANY INTERIOR DEMOLITION.
 
  (C)  �INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE� DEFINED.
 
     (1)  IN GENERAL.
 
IN THIS SECTION, �INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE� MEANS THE ARCHITECTURAL STYLE, DESIGN, GENERAL ARRANGEMENT, AND COMPONENTS OF A DESIGNATED INTERIOR.
 
     (2)  INCLUSIONS.
 
�INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE� INCLUDES THE KIND, COLOR, AND TEXTURE OF THE BUILDING MATERIAL AND THE TYPE AND STYLE OF WINDOWS, DOORS, LIGHTS, SIGNS, PLAQUES, DECORATIVE FINISHES, MURALS, ART WORK, FLOOR PLAN, AND OTHER FIXTURES APPURTENANT TO THE INTERIOR.
 
� 8-3.  {RESERVED}
 
� 8-4.  CHAP TO REVIEW.
 
  (A)  REFERRAL BY BUILDING OFFICIAL.
 
WITHIN 2 DAYS OF RECEIVING A PERMIT APPLICATION FOR OR INVOLVING A REGULATED ALTERATION, THE BUILDING OFFICIAL MUST FORWARD THE APPLICATION, TOGETHER WITH ALL ACCOMPANYING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS, TO THE COMMISSION.
 
  (B)  PLANS, ETC., TO BE AVAILABLE.
 
(1)      ON REQUEST OF THE COMMISSION OR ITS STAFF, THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT TO THE COMMISSION ANY ADDITIONAL PLANS, ELEVATIONS, AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION NEEDED TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE PROPOSED REGULATED ALTERATION.
 
(2)      THE COMMISSION MAY NOT MAKE ANY DETERMINATION CONCERNING THE PROPOSED REGULATED ALTERATION UNTIL IT IS SATISFIED THAT:
 
 
(I)      THE PERMIT APPLICATION IS COMPLETE; AND
 
(II)      THE COMMISSION HAS RECEIVED ALL OTHER NEEDED DOCUMENTS AND INFORMATION, AS REQUESTED.
 
  (C)  CHAP APPROVAL PREREQUISITE FOR PERMIT.
 
THE BUILDING OFFICIAL MAY NOT ISSUE A PERMIT FOR ANY REGULATED ALTERATION UNLESS THE COMMISSION FIRST ISSUES AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED.
 
� 8-5.  PUBLIC HEARING.
 
  (A)  POSTING NOTICE.      
 
IF AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED IS NOT ISSUED WITHIN 11 DAYS OF THE COMMISSION�S HAVING RECEIVED A COMPLETED APPLICATION, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MUST CAUSE A SIGN TO BE CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED ON THE STRUCTURE INVOLVED, GIVING NOTICE OF:
 
(1)      THE TYPE OF ALTERATIONS PROPOSED; AND
 
(2)      THE DATE, TIME, AND PLACE OF A PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD BY THE COMMISSION ON THE PROPOSAL.
 
  (B)  HEARING.
 
THE PUBLIC HEARING MUST BE HELD:
 
(I)      AT THE NEXT REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR A DATE THAT IS NO SOONER THAN 10 DAYS NOR LATER THAN 45 DAYS FROM THE TIME THE SIGN IS POSTED; OR
 
(II)      IF NO REGULAR MEETING HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR THAT PERIOD, AT A SPECIAL MEETING CALLED FOR A DATE THAT IS NO SOONER THAN 10 DAYS NOR LATER THAN 20 DAYS FROM THE TIME THE SIGN IS POSTED.
 
��6.  CHAP DETERMINATION.
 
  (A)  IN GENERAL.
 
WITHIN 21 DAYS AFTER THE PUBLIC HEARING CONCLUDES, OR WITHIN ANY ADDITIONAL TIME THAT THE APPLICANT APPROVES IN WRITING, THE COMMISSION MUST DETERMINE WHETHER TO APPROVE OR DENY THE ISSUANCE OF AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED.
 
  (B)  CRITERIA FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED.
 
THE COMMISSION MAY APPROVE ISSUANCE OF AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED ONLY IF IT DETERMINES THAT:
 
(1)      THE PROPOSED REGULATED ALTERATION IS COMPLIANT WITH THE COMMISSION�S DESIGN GUIDELINES AND OTHERWISE APPROPRIATE TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE PARTICULAR PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE STRUCTURE ON THE LANDMARK LIST OR POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST; OR
 
 
(2)      NOTWITHSTANDING THAT THE PROPOSED REGULATED ALTERATION IS, IN THE OPINION OF THE COMMISSION, NONCOMPLIANT WITH THE COMMISSION�S DESIGN GUIDELINES OR OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE:
 
(I)      THE PROPOSED ALTERATION NONETHELESS IS WITHOUT SUBSTANTIAL DETRIMENT TO THE PUBLIC WELFARE AND WITHOUT SUBSTANTIAL DEROGATION OF THE INTENTS AND PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE; AND
 
(II)      DENIAL OF AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED WOULD RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL HARDSHIP TO THE APPLICANT.
 
  (C)  FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED.
 
IN PASSING ON APPROPRIATENESS, THE COMMISSION MUST CONSIDER, AMONG OTHER PERTINENT FACTORS:
 
(1)      THE STRUCTURE�S HISTORIC OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE;
 
(2)      THE LOCATION AND VISIBILITY OF THE PROPOSED ALTERATION; AND
 
(3)      THE HISTORIC OR ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE, ARCHITECTURAL STYLE, GENERAL DESIGN, ARRANGEMENT, TEXTURE, MATERIAL, AND COLOR OF ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES OF OTHER STRUCTURES IN THE IMMEDIATE NEIGHBORHOOD.
 
� 8-7.  {RESERVED}
 
� 8-8.  ISSUANCE OF AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED.
 
  (A)  ISSUANCE.
 
IF THE COMMISSION APPROVES THE ISSUANCE OF AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED, THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MUST PROMPTLY ISSUE THE AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED AND FORWARD IT TO THE BUILDING OFFICIAL, ALONG WITH THE RELATED APPLICATION, PLANS, AND SPECIFICATIONS.
 
  (B)  CONTENTS OF AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED.
 
     THE AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED MUST CONTAIN:
 
(1)      A DESCRIPTION OF THE REGULATED ALTERATION BEING APPROVED;
 
(2)      A REFERENCE TO WHETHER THE APPROVAL IS PREMISED ON:
 
(I)      A FINDING THAT THE ALTERATION IS COMPLIANT WITH THE DESIGN GUIDELINES AND IS OTHERWISE APPROPRIATE (AS REQUIRED BY � 8-6(B)(1) OF THIS SUBTITLE); OR
 
(II)      A FINDING THAT THE ALTERATION IS NONCOMPLIANT OR OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE, BUT:
 
(A) IT IS WITHOUT SUBSTANTIAL DETRIMENT TO THE PUBLIC WELFARE AND WITHOUT SUBSTANTIAL DEROGATION OF THIS ARTICLE (AS REQUIRED BY ��6(B)(2)(I) OF THIS SUBTITLE); AND
 
(B) DENIAL WOULD RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL HARDSHIP TO THE APPLICANT (AS REQUIRED BY ��6(B)(2)(II) OF THIS SUBTITLE);
 
(3)      THE SUBSTANCE OF ANY CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, OR LIMITATIONS IMPOSED BY THE COMMISSION TO MINIMIZE THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE ALTERATION OTHERWISE WOULD BE NONCOMPLIANT WITH THE COMMISSION�S DESIGN GUIDELINES OR OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE; AND
 
(4)      THE DATE ON WHICH THE AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED IS ISSUED.
 
  (C)  TERM OF NOTICE.
 
UNLESS AN EXTENSION IS GRANTED, EVERY AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED EXPIRES AND BECOMES INVALID IF A BUILDING PERMIT IS NOT OBTAINED AND THE WORK AUTHORIZED BEGUN WITHIN 1 YEAR AFTER THE AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED IS ISSUED.
 
� 8-9.  DENIAL OF AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED � DISTRICTS AND LANDMARKS.
 
IN THE CASE OF A STRUCTURE LOCATED WITHIN A PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR INCLUDED ON THE LANDMARK LIST, IF THE COMMISSION DETERMINES THAT AN AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED SHOULD NOT BE ISSUED, THE COMMISSION MUST PROMPTLY NOTIFY THE APPLICANT AND THE BUILDING OFFICIAL IN WRITING OF:
 
(1)      THE REASON FOR THAT DETERMINATION; AND
 
(2)      ANY RECOMMENDATIONS THAT THE COMMISSION MIGHT HAVE ABOUT THE PROPOSED ALTERATION.
 
� 8-10.  DENIAL OF AUTHORIZATION TO PROCEED � POTENTIAL LANDMARKS.
 
  (A)  COMMISSION TO NOTIFY BUILDING OFFICIAL.
 
IN THE CASE OF A STRUCTURE ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST, IF THE COMMISSION DETERMINES THAT THE PROPOSED REGULATED ALTERATION IS INAPPROPRIATE, THE COMMISSION MUST NOTIFY THE BUILDING OFFICIAL IN WRITING TO POSTPONE ISSUANCE OF THE PERMIT.
 
  (B)  BUILDING OFFICIAL TO POSTPONE.
 
IF THE BUILDING OFFICIAL IS SO NOTIFIED, THE BUILDING OFFICIAL MUST POSTPONE ISSUANCE OF THE PERMIT UNTIL THE FIRST TO OCCUR OF:
 
(1)      180 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE NOTIFICATION TO POSTPONE; OR
 
(2)      A SUBSEQUENT NOTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSION TO ISSUE THE PERMIT.
 
  (C)  COMMISSION TO CONSULT WITH APPLICANT AND OTHERS.
 
DURING THE PERIOD OF POSTPONEMENT, THE COMMISSION MUST MEET WITH THE APPLICANT AND MAY CONSULT WITH CIVIC GROUPS, PUBLIC AGENCIES, AND INTERESTED PERSONS TO ASCERTAIN WHAT THE CITY CAN DO TO PRESERVE THE STRUCTURE.
 
 
� 8-11.  BUILDING OFFICIAL BOUND BY COMMISSION DECISION.
 
THE BUILDING OFFICIAL IS BOUND BY THE COMMISSION�S DETERMINATIONS UNDER THIS SUBTITLE AND MUST APPROVE, IF OTHERWISE IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE BUILDING, FIRE, AND RELATED CODES ARTICLE, OR DISAPPROVE THE APPLICATION FOR THE PROPOSED ALTERATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THOSE DETERMINATIONS.
 
��12.  {RESERVED}
 
� 8-13.  MUNICIPAL STRUCTURES.
 
  (A)  �MUNICIPAL STRUCTURE� DEFINED.
 
     IN THIS SECTION, �MUNICIPAL STRUCTURE� MEANS ANY STRUCTURE THAT:
 
(1)      IS OWNED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE; AND
 
(2)      EITHER:
 
(I)      HAS BEEN OR IS BEING USED FOR A MUNICIPAL FUNCTION, INCLUDING OFFICES AND OTHER WORK PLACES, SCHOOLS, FIRE STATIONS, POLICE STATIONS, MONUMENTS, WATER AND WASTE WATER FACILITIES, AND THE LIKE;
 
(II)      HAS BEEN OR IS BEING AGGREGATED BY OR FOR THE CITY FOR REDEVELOPMENT UNDER AUTHORITY OF A MASTER PLAN OR URBAN RENEWAL PLAN; OR
 
(III) MEETS ANY OTHER CRITERIA ADOPTED BY COMMISSION RULE OR REGULATION FOR STRUCTURES REQUIRING REVIEW UNDER THIS SECTION.
 
  (B)  SUBMISSION OF PLANS TO COMMISSION.
 
BEFORE ANY CITY ACTION IS TAKEN TO APPROVE OR OTHERWISE AUTHORIZE THE RECONSTRUCTION, EXTERIOR ALTERATION, INTERIOR ALTERATION OF AN AREA CUSTOMARILY OPEN OR ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC, OR DEMOLITION OF ANY MUNICIPAL STRUCTURE, THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARING THE PLANS MUST REFER THE PLANS TO THE COMMISSION FOR A REPORT.
 
  (C)  ACTION BY COMMISSION.
 
(1)      THE COMMISSION�S REPORT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE MAYOR AND TO THE RESPONSIBLE AGENCY WITHIN 45 DAYS AFTER THE REFERRAL.
 
(2)      IF THE COMMISSION DOES NOT REPORT WITHIN THIS 45DAY PERIOD, THE MAYOR MAY CONCLUDE THAT THE COMMISSION DOES NOT OBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OR AUTHORIZATION OF THE PLANS.
 
� 8-14.  {RESERVED}
 
 
� 8-15.  PERMISSIBLE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR.
 
(A)  NO CHANGE IN DESIGN, ETC.
 
NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE PREVENTS THE ORDINARY MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR OF AN ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE WITHIN ANY PRESERVATION DISTRICT OR ON ANY LANDMARK OR POTENTIAL LANDMARK, IF THE MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR INVOLVES NO CHANGE IN DESIGN, MATERIAL, COLOR, OR APPEARANCE OF THE STRUCTURE.
 
  (B)  PUBLIC SAFETY NEEDS.
 
NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE PREVENTS THE CONSTRUCTION, RECONSTRUCTION, ALTERATION, OR DEMOLITION OF ANY FEATURE THAT THE BUILDING OFFICIAL CERTIFIES AS BEING REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY BECAUSE OF AN UNSAFE OR DANGEROUS CONDITION.
 
      SUBTITLE 9.  JUDICIAL REVIEW AND ENFORCEMENT
 
� 9-1.  JUDICIAL AND APPELLATE REVIEW.
 
(A)  JUDICIAL REVIEW.
 
WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER THE BUILDING OFFICIAL HAS APPROVED, DISAPPROVED, OR DELAYED AN APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT, A PERSON AGGRIEVED BY ANY DECISION OF THE COMMISSION MAY SEEK JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THAT DECISION BY PETITION TO THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BALTIMORE CITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MARYLAND RULES OF PROCEDURE.
 
  (B)  APPELLATE REVIEW.
 
A PARTY TO THE JUDICIAL REVIEW MAY APPEAL THE COURT�S FINAL DECISION TO THE COURT OF SPECIAL APPEALS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE MARYLAND RULES OF PROCEDURE.
 
�� 9-2 TO 9-5.  {RESERVED}
 
� 9-6.  ENFORCEMENT GENERALLY.
 
  (A)  UNLAWFUL ACTS.
 
IT IS UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO BE IN CONFLICT WITH OR IN VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE OR OF ANY RULE, REGULATION, DECISION, PERMIT, NOTICE, OR ORDER ISSUED UNDER THIS ARTICLE.
 
  (B)  ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES.
 
THIS ARTICLE AND THE RULES, REGULATIONS, DECISIONS, PERMITS, NOTICES, AND ORDERS ISSUED UNDER THIS ARTICLE MAY BE ENFORCED BY THE BUILDING OFFICIAL AND PENALTIES MAY BE IMPOSED FOR VIOLATIONS OF THEIR PROVISIONS AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 1 {�SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION�} OF THE BALTIMORE CITY BUILDING CODE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF AND THE IMPOSITION OF VIOLATION PENALTIES UNDER THAT CODE.
 
 
� 9-7.  INJUNCTIONS.
 
ON APPLICATION OF THE COMMISSION, THE DISTRICT COURT OR THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BALTIMORE CITY MAY:
 
(1)      RESTRAIN OR ENJOIN THE ALTERATION OF ANY STRUCTURE IN VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE; AND
 
(2)      ORDER:
 
(I)      THE REMOVAL OF ANY ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE CONSTRUCTED OR RECONSTRUCTED IN�VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE; OR
 
(II)      THE SUBSTANTIAL RESTORATION OF ANY ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE ALTERED OR DEMOLISHED IN VIOLATION OF THIS ARTICLE.
 
� 9-8.  CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
 
  (A)  IN GENERAL.
 
ANY PERSON WHO VIOLATES ANY PROVISION OF THIS ARTICLE OR OF ANY RULE, REGULATION, DECISION, PERMIT CONDITION, NOTICE, OR ORDER ISSUED UNDER THIS ARTICLE IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND, ON CONVICTION, IS SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN $500 OR IMPRISONMENT FOR NOT MORE THAN 90 DAYS OR BOTH FINE AND IMPRISONMENT FOR EACH OFFENSE.
 
  (B)  EACH DAY A SEPARATE OFFENSE.
 
EACH DAY THAT A VIOLATION CONTINUES IS A SEPARATE OFFENSE.
 
 
  SECTION 2.  AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That City Code Article�{�Historical and Architectural Preservation�}, Subtitles 7, 9 through 12, 13, and 13A, respectively, be renumbered to be Subtitles 11, 13 through 16, 17A and 17B, respectively, and that the individual sections in those subtitles be renumbered accordingly.
 
  SECTION 3.  AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That other Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:
 
      Baltimore City Revised Code
 
      Article � Building, Fire, and Related Codes
 
      Part II.  International Building Code
 
� 2-103.  City modifications.
 
The additions, deletions, amendments, and other modifications adopted by the City are as follows:
 
 
      Chapter 1.  Scope and Administration
 
Section 105  Permits
 
105.1  Required. A permit issued by the Building Official is required before any person may do any of�the following work:
 
1.      construct, alter, add to, repair, rehabilitate, demolish, or move any structure,
 
2.      change the use of any structure or land,
 
3.      install or alter any equipment subject to this Code,
 
4.      move a lot line that affects any structure, [or]
 
5.      perform any grading or excavating, OR
 
6.      UNDERTAKE, CAUSE, OR ALLOW ANY ADDITION, ALTERATION OR OTHER ACTION DESCRIBED IN EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF CITY CODE ARTICLE 6 {�HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION�}:
 
A.      ��2(A) {�BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED: EXTERIOR STRUCTURES�}, DESCRIBING ACTIONS FOR OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY STRUCTURE:
 
I.      WITHIN AN HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DISTRICT,
 
II.      ON THE LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, OR
 
                 III.  ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: EXTERIORS, OR
 
B,      � 8-2(B) {�BUILDING PERMIT REQUIRED: PUBLIC INTERIORS�}, DESCRIBING ACTIONS FOR OR WITH RESPECT TO ANY STRUCTURE:
 
I.      ON THE LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS; OR
 
II.      ON THE POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST: PUBLIC INTERIORS.
 
105.3  Application for permit.  To obtain a permit, the applicant must first file an application on the form provided by the Building Official for that purpose.  The application must:
     . . .
7.      if the property is [in] LOCATED WITHIN an Historical and Architectural Preservation District or INCLUDED on the [Historical and�Architectural Preservation] CITY�S Landmark List or [Special] POTENTIAL-LANDMARK List, be [accompanied by a Notice to Proceed or a Certificate of Appropriateness from] FORWARDED TO the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, FOR REVIEW AND ACTION UNDER CITY CODE ARTICLE 6 {�HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION�}, SUBTITLE 8 {�Alterations, etc., to OR AFFECTING Properties�},
     . . . .
 
 
Section 114  Violations
 
114.1  Unlawful acts.  It is unlawful for any person to:
 
1.      construct, alter, add to, repair, rehabilitate, demolish, move, locate, use, occupy, or maintain any structure, premises, land, or equipment [regulated by�this Code,] contrary to or in conflict with or in violation of:
 
a.      any provision of this Code,
 
B.      ANY PROVISION OF CITY CODE ARTICLE 6 {�HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION�}, or
 
C.      [b.] any provision of any RULE, regulation, [order, requirement,] decision, permit, [or] notice. OR ORDER issued under this Code OR UNDER CITY CODE ARTICLE 6 by the Building Official, BY THE COMMISSION FOR ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION, or by any other person, board, department, bureau, commission, or agency with jurisdiction, [or]
 
2.      otherwise fail to comply with any provision of this Code, OF CITY CODE ARTICLE 6, or of any RULE, regulation, [order, requirement,] decision, permit, [or] notice, OR ORDER issued under this Code OR CITY CODE ARTICLE 6, or
 
3.      cause any of these acts or omissions to be done.
 
      Article � Zoning
 
      Title 4.  Residence Districts
 
      Subtitle 1.  Overview; General Requirements
 
��106.  Preexisting accessory carriage house.
 
  (c)  Certain structures in [historic] preservation district.
 
In any [Historic] HISTORICAL and Architectural Preservation District, a 1story accessory building may be restored as a 2story singlefamily dwelling if:
 
(1)      it can be proved that the accessory building was formerly of 2story construction; and
 
(2)      all other requirements of this section are met.
 
      Title 14.  Conditional Uses
 
      Subtitle 3.  Additional Considerations for Certain Uses
 
� 14-317.  Antenna towers, microwave relay towers, etc., for communications.
 
  (a)  Referral for review by Preservation Division.
 
 
For the placement or erection of antenna towers, microwave relay towers, and similar installations for communications transmission or receiving, the Zoning Administrator must, within 10 working days of receiving the application, refer the application and all accompanying documents to the Historical and Architectural Preservation Division of the Department of Planning for review.
 
  (b)  Division report.
 
(1)      Within 10 working days after the referral, the Historical and Architectural Preservation Division must report to the Board whether the proposed location of the installation is:
 
(i)      on a [Baltimore City] PROPERTY [Landmark List property or] THAT IS LOCATED within [a Baltimore City] AN Historical and Architectural Preservation District OR INCLUDED ON THE CITY�S LANDMARK LIST OR POTENTIAL-LANDMARK LIST;
 
(ii)      on a property or within a district listed on the Maryland [Inventory] REGISTER of Historic Properties; or
 
(iii) on a property or within a district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
(2)      If the proposed location meets one or more of these criteria, the Division must report to the Board, within 45 days after the referral:
 
(i)      whether the installation will have an adverse effect on the property or district; and
 
(ii)      if so, whether and how that adverse effect can be adequately mitigated.
 
  (c)  Board action.
 
     The Board may act on the application:
 
(1)       after receipt and consideration of the report and recommendations of the Historical and Architectural Preservation Division; or
 
(2)      without the report and recommendations of the Division if the Division fails to submit its report within the period specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section.
 
  (d)  Required findings.
 
To approve an application, the Board must find, and require as a condition of approval, that:
 
(1)      the proposed location does not meet any of the criteria listed in subsection (b)(1) of this section; or
 
(2)      if it does meet one or more of these criteria:
 
(i)      the installation will not have an adverse effect on the property or the district; or
 
(ii)      the applicant will adequately mitigate any adverse effect, as specified in the Division�s report and recommendations or, absent a timely report from the Division, as specified in the Board�s decision.
 
 
      Baltimore City Code
 
      Article 26.  Surveys, Streets, and Highways
        
      Subtitle 7.  Street Names
 
��3.  Procedure for change.
 
(a)  Referral to [Department and CHAP] AGENCIES.
 
Whenever [an ordinance or resolution] A BILL is introduced in the City Council [of Baltimore] to NAME OR [change the name of] RENAME any public street, avenue, or other thoroughfare [within the corporate limits of] IN Baltimore City, [or to name any street, avenue, or other thoroughfare within said corporate limits,] the [same] BILL shall at once be referred to the Department of [Public Works] TRANSPORTATION and to the [Commission for] DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING�S Historical and Architectural Preservation DIVISION for a written report as to the advisability of the [passage of such ordinance or the adoption of such resolution] PROPOSED NAME.
 
(b)  Reports required for action.
 
The Department OF TRANSPORTATION and the [Commission] HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL PRESERVATION DIVISION [are hereby authorized and directed to make such] SHALL SUBMIT THEIR reports as soon as practicable, and no further action [shall] MAY be taken by the City Council on [such ordinance or resolution] THE BILL pending the receipt of [such] THOSE reports.
 
(c)  Guidelines.
 
In naming or changing the name of any street, avenue, or other thoroughfare, the following guidelines shall be observed:
 
(1)      the name [shall] MAY not be the same as the name of an existing STREET, AVENUE, OR thoroughfare;
 
(2)      the name [shall] MAY not be the name of a living person or persons;
 
(3)      the name [shall] MAY not be the name of an existing or proposed business or OF AN existing [product] or proposed product of a business; and
 
(4)      the [proposed] name shall be given to the entire length of the street, avenue, or thoroughfare.
 
      Article 31.  Transit and Traffic
 
      Subtitle 13.  Baltimore City Parking Authority
 
� 1315.  Compliance with other City laws and regulations.
 
  (b)  Historical and architectural preservation.
        
         
For any parking project on or proposed for a site that is [in] LOCATED WITHIN an Historical and Architectural Preservation District or that is on [a] THE Landmark List or [Special] POTENTIAL-LANDMARK List, the Authority must comply with all requirements of City Code Article 6 {�Historical and Architectural Preservation�}.
        
   SECTION 3.  AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That the catchlines contained in this Ordinance are not law and may not be considered to have been enacted as a part of this or any prior Ordinance.
 
  SECTION 4.  AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That, as of the effective date of this Ordinance:
 
(a)      the Special List: Exteriors and the Special List: Public Interiors then maintained by the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation automatically become the Potential-Landmark List: Exteriors and the Potential-List: Public Interiors, respectively, established by this Ordinance;
 
(b)      all structures then listed on either Special List automatically become subject to the provisions of this Ordinance governing the corresponding Potential-Landmark List; and.
 
(c)      for purposes of computing the potential automatic expiration of these newly designated Potential-Landmarks, the 180-day time period specified in City Code Article 6, ��6(1), as enacted by this Ordinance, begins to run on the effective date of this Ordinance.
 
  SECTION 5.  AND BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That this Ordinance takes effect on the 60th day after the date it is enacted.
 
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