3.24.180 Landmarks, historic districts and structures of merit--Designation--Recording required--Termination of designation.

A.    When a landmark, historic district or structure of merit has been designated by the commission as provided above, in addition to the notification required in Section 3.24.160 above, the commission shall cause a copy of the designation, or notice thereof, to be recorded in the Office of the County Recorder.

B.    When a building or structure that has been designated a landmark or structure of merit has been legally demolished as permitted by this Code, its designation shall automatically be terminated if:

1.    the designation was based on the characteristics of that building or structure, and not on any findings related to the site or parcel where the building or structure was located; and

2.    all features to be preserved as specified pursuant to Section 3.24.100 have been eliminated as a result of the demolition.

In such cases, the City shall promptly record a notice in the Office of the County Recorder that the designation has been terminated. (Ord. 7471-NS § 1, 2016: Ord. 5686-NS § 1 (part), 1985: Ord. 4694-NS § 4.2, 1974)