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File #: ORD. 2020-079    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/9/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/11/2020 Final action: 5/11/2020
Title: To amend ? 30-930.6 of the City Code, concerning certificates of appropriateness, for the purpose of establishing a fee for filing an application for a certificate of appropriateness, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code ?? 30-930.6, concerning certificates of appropriateness, and 30-1020.4(a), concerning fees for filing an application for a certificate of zoning compliance, of the City Code, to establish new charges for such services.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-079
Related files: ORD. 2020-049
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To amend ? 30-930.6 of the City Code, concerning certificates of appropriateness, for the purpose of establishing a fee for filing an application for a certificate of appropriateness, and to amend Appendix A of the City Code by adding therein new fees for City Code ?? 30-930.6, concerning certificates of appropriateness, and 30-1020.4(a), concerning fees for filing an application for a certificate of zoning compliance, of the City Code, to establish new charges for such services.
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

? 1. That section 30-930.6 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015) be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:
Sec. 30-930.6. Certificate of appropriateness.
(a) Approval required. No building or structure or any exterior portion thereof, sign or paving shall be constructed, altered, reconstructed, repaired, restored or demolished within any old and historic district unless the building or structure or any exterior portion thereof, sign or paving is approved by the Commission of Architectural Review or, on appeal, by the City Council, as being architecturally compatible with the buildings, structures, sites and general character of the old and historic district. All such approvals shall be evidenced by a certificate of appropriateness. No permit to construct, alter, reconstruct, repair, restore or demolish any building, structure or site shall be issued by the Commissioner of Buildings unless the applicant has first obtained approval of a certificate of appropriateness for such work.
(b) Submission of application. An application for certificate of appropriateness required pursuant to this section shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Commission of Architectural Review in writing by the owner of such building or structure. When a work-in-street, land disturbing, building, sign or demolition permit is required, the applicant shall apply for other necessary permits at the same time an application for a c...

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