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File #: [21-0762]    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 9/23/2021 In control: Town Council
On agenda: 10/13/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: Call a Legislative Hearing for Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendments - Proposed Changes to Section 3.6.2 Historic Districts Related to Review Criteria on October 27, 2021.
Attachments: 1. A RESOLUTION CALLING A LEGISLATIVE HEARING TO CONSIDER A LAND USE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT PERTAINING TO SECTION 3.6.2 HISTORIC DISTRICTS RELATED TO REVIEW CRITERIA (2021-10-13/R-6)
Related files: [21-0447], [21-0339], [21-0337]


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Call a Legislative Hearing for Land Use Management Ordinance Text Amendments - Proposed Changes to Section 3.6.2 Historic Districts Related to Review Criteria on October 27, 2021.
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Staff:
Department:
Colleen Willger, Planning Director
Planning
Judy Johnson, Assistant Director

Anya Grahn, Senior Planner


Overview: On April 21, 2021 the Town Council approved amendments to the LUMO to reflect legislative updates in Chapter 160D of the North Carolina General Statutes and clarify the Historic District Commission's review of Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) applications. As part of these text amendments, review criteria was removed inadvertently. Staff proposes reinstating the necessary text.


Recommendation(s):
That the Council adopt the resolution calling for a legislative hearing on October 27, 2021, to amend the Land Use Management Ordinance (LUMO) related to the Historic Districts Review Criteria.

Key Issues:
* Clarifying the criteria used by the Historic District Commission in reviewing Certificate of Appropriateness applications.



Attachments:

* Resolution





















A RESOLUTION CALLING A LEGISLATIVE HEARING TO CONSIDER A LAND USE MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT PERTAINING TO SECTION 3.6.2 HISTORIC DISTRICTS RELATED TO REVIEW CRITERIA (2021-10-13/R-6)

WHEREAS, Legislative updates in Chapter 160D of the North Carolina General Statutes provide that the Historic District Commission shall "adopt principles and standards to guide the commission in determining congruity with the special character of the landmark or district for new construction, alterations, additions, moving, and demolition;" and

WHEREAS, on September 23, 2019, Planning Department staff provided a recommendation to the Council Committee on Boards & Commission to amend the LUMO following the adoption of the Design Principles and Standards to provide greater clarity on the legal basis for application of the Design Principles and Standards in the Commission's ...

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