3.24.350 Applicability of provisions.

A.    No application for a permit to construct, alter or demolish any structure or other feature on a site, filed subsequent to the day that an application has been filed, or a resolution adopted to initiate designation of the said site as a landmark, an historic district, or a structure of merit, shall be approved while proceedings are pending on such designation; provided, however, that after one hundred eighty days have elapsed from the date of initiation of said designation, unless the application has been suspended pursuant to Sections 3.24.220 through 3.24.250, if final action on such designation has not been completed, the permit application may be approved.

B.    The provisions of this chapter shall be inapplicable to the construction, alteration or demolition of any structure or other feature on a proposed landmark site, historic district or structure of merit site, where a permit for the performance of such work was issued prior to the day that an application has been filed or a resolution adopted to initiate the designation of the said landmark site or historic district, and where such permit has not expired or been cancelled or revoked, provided that construction is started and diligently prosecuted to completion in accordance with the building code. (Ord. 5686-NS § 1 (part), 1985: Ord. 4694-NS § 15, 1974)