(a)The Historic Site Board may recommend the removal of an historical resource from the Local Register if one of the following criteria is satisfied:
(1)The historical resource, through demolition, alteration, or loss of integrity has lost its historical qualities or potential to yield information; or
(2)New information or analysis shows that the historical resource was not eligible at the time of its listing.
(b)Documentation supporting a request for removal of an historical resource from the Local Register shall be provided to the Historic Site Board for its review. The documentation shall include:
(1)A written request from the resource owner requesting the removal of the resource, including a detailed justification based on the criteria listed in Section (a) above;
(2)Photographs and other documentation regarding the current condition of the historical resource;
(3)Photographic and archival documentation of the historical resource at the time of listing; and
(4)Complete current ownership information for historical resources included in the listing.
(c)The Historic Site Board shall notify the resource owners, the general public, and the individual, organization, or government authority which made the original nomination at least sixty (60) calendar days prior to the date scheduled for the public hearing. At the hearing, the Historic Site Board shall hear comments and receive information regarding whether or not the criteria for removal of an historical resource from the Local Register have been met. If the criteria have been met, the Historic Site Board shall recommend to the Director that the resource be removed from the Local Register. If the criteria for removal have not been met, the historical resource shall remain in the Local Register. The decision of the Director shall be final unless a request for reconsideration is made pursuant to Section X of this Ordinance.
(d)The Historic Site Board shall notify the resource owners, the general public, and the individual, organization, or government agency that made the original nomination within sixty (60) days after a final decision has been made by the Director. The decision of the Director shall be binding.
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