Chapter 2.54


2.54.010    Historic Resource Commission.

2.54.020    Membership.

2.54.030    Meetings.

2.54.040    Duties.

2.54.010 Historic Resource Commission.

There is hereby established in the City of Coronado a Historic Resource Commission, hereinafter referred to as the “Commission.” (Ord. 1915)

2.54.020 Membership.

A. The Commission shall consist of five unpaid members appointed by the City Council. All members of the Commission shall have a demonstrated interest in and knowledge of historic preservation and the cultural resources of the City.

B. The members of the Commission shall be appointed for staggered three-year terms.

C. The five at-large Commission members are encouraged to be appointed from among professionals in the disciplines of history, architecture, architectural history, planning, or other historic preservation-related disciplines, such as urban planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, or conservation and landscape architecture, to the extent that such professionals are available in the community. (Ord. 2031 §§ 1, 2, 2012)

2.54.030 Meetings.

A. The meetings of the Commission shall be held in the City Council Chambers of City Hall on an as-needed basis depending upon when historic resource applications are received, but at least four times a year to provide for general Commission discussion regarding the City’s Historic Preservation Program.

B. Three members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

C. The affirmative vote of three members shall be necessary for it to take action.

2.54.040 Duties.

A. Administer the Historic Resource Public Information and Recognition Program.

B. Take action regarding applications for historic resource designation, Historic District designation, and historic resource alteration permits.

C. Make recommendations to the Planning Commission on special use permit applications for designated historic resources in accordance with the criteria set forth in CMC Title 84.

D. Make recommendations to the City Council on possible conditions related to Mills Act Agreements for designated historic resources.

E. Maintain the historic resource inventory that lists the designated historic resources, Historic Districts, and historic resource alteration permits issued for historic resources.

F. Develop guidelines to assist the Commission when reviewing historic resource designation and alteration permit requests.

G. Prepare reports and recommendations to the City Council regarding activities of governmental and private agencies impacting upon historical resources and Historic Districts within the City.

H. Investigate and make recommendations to the City Council on the use of various Federal, State, local, or private funding sources and mechanisms available to promote historic resource preservation in the City.

I. Make recommendations regarding conducting studies, retaining consultants, and staffing as the Commission deems desirable or necessary to the City Council. (Ord. 2018 §§ 12, 13, 2010; Ord. 1956 § 1, 2004)