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The following definitions shall apply to this Article 15 in addition to the definitions contained elsewhere in the Zoning Ordinance. Defined terms in this Article are capitalized in the text.

A. Adopted Survey List. A list of properties with potential to meet the Criteria for Historic Zoning identified in an Intensive Survey.

B. Alteration. For the purpose of this Article 15 of the Zoning Ordinance, “Alteration” means any change, repair, replacement, modification, or new construction to: (1) the exterior of an historic resource, (2) the exterior and interior structural elements which support the exterior walls, roof, or exterior elements of the historic resource, (3) other construction on a lot, or (4) the significant interior Character Defining Features of the historic resource, unless the interior is exempt from Historic Permit review by the Historic Preservation Commission. “Alteration” does not include ordinary landscape maintenance unless the landscaping is identified as significant at the time a property receives historic zoning, or in an adopted Historic Preservation Report.

C. California Register. California Register of Historical Resources defined in California PRC 5024.1 and in CCR Title 14 Chap 11.5, Sec 4850 et seq. as it may be amended.

D. Character Defining Features. As outlined in National Register Bulletin 15 and Preservation Brief 17: How to Identify Character Defining Features, the architectural character and general composition of a resource, including, but not limited to, type and texture of building material; type, design, and character of all windows, doors, stairs, porches, railings, molding and other appurtenant elements; and fenestration, ornamental detailing, elements of craftsmanship, finishes, etc.

E. Contributing Resource. A Contributing Resource is an historic resource which contributes to the historic character of an H-D Historic District, as described in National Register Bulletin 15.

F. Criteria. Criteria are the general standards by which the significance of a historic property is judged for inclusion in the National and/or California Register and eligible for Historic Zoning, including the quality of significance present in resources that possess integrity and: 1) are associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history, 2) are associated with the lives of significant persons in or past, 3) embody the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, or method of construction, or that represent the work of a master, or that possess high artistic values, or that represent a significant and distinguishable entity whose components may lack individual distinction, or 4) have yielded or may be likely to yield, information important in history or prehistory. These are criteria used by the National Register and California Register, and the National Register and California Register standards for those criteria are included in this Article by reference. See also definitions for National Register and California Register.

G. DPR 523 Survey. Department of Parks and Recreation DPR 523 series survey forms, available from the State Office of Historic Preservation, including (1) Primary Record, (2) Building, Structure, and Object Record, and (3) Any additional survey form appropriate for documentation of the subject historic resource.

H. Historic Overlay Zoning or Historic Zoning. Properties designated with the H-1 Landmark, H-2 City Historic Resource, or H-D Historic District zoning.

I. Historic Preservation Report. A vehicle for preservation, rehabilitation, restoration, or reconstruction of an historic resource. The Report is based on the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties which has standards and guidelines for recommended treatments for preserving historic resources. The Secretary’s standards recommend four potential treatments. These are Preservation, Rehabilitation, Restoration, and Reconstruction. An Historic Preservation Report is adopted by the Historic Preservation Commission and shall remain in effect for a period of three years from date of adoption. The Historic Preservation Commission may extend or re-adopt an approved program for periods of three years or less.

J. Historic Resource. A building, structure, object, site or district as defined in National Register Bulletin 15.

K. Integrity. Aspects of Integrity (location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association) described in National Register Bulletin 15.

L. Intensive Survey. An historic survey identifying whether a property meets the Criteria for Historic Zoning. An Intensive Survey also identifies resources subject to Section 38-74 of this ordinance. An Intensive Survey consists of a completed DPR 523 series survey forms, including (1) Primary Record, (2) Building, Structure, Object Record, and (3) Any additional survey form appropriate for documentation of the subject historic resource.

M. Minor Repairs. Alteration which is determined by the Public Works Director to be consistent with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties, and does not have an adverse impact on the Integrity of the historic resource. Examples of a minor repair would be repair of a deteriorated or damaged part of an historic resource with the minimum loss of historic materials, i.e., repair of damage to a window, portions of a porch railing, or replacement of deteriorated deck boards. Removal of historic materials where those materials are not damaged or deteriorated shall not be considered a minor repair. (Ord. 3472 § 1, 2012)

N. National Register. National Register of Historic Places (36 CFR Part 60).

O. National Register Bulletin 15. National Register Bulletin 15, How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, National Park Service, 1991, as it may be amended. See also the definition for Criteria.

P. Non-Contributing Resource. A Non-Contributing Resource is a resource located within the boundaries of an H-D Historic District which does not contribute to the district as defined in National Register Bulletin 15.

Q. Qualified Professional. An individual meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualifications Standards (36 CFR Part 61 Appendix A) in history, architectural history, and historic architecture or an individual determined by the Public Works Director to have the qualifications generally equivalent to the above standards based on demonstrated experience in history, architectural history, and historic architecture. (Ord. 3472 § 1, 2012)

R. Reconnaissance Survey. A preliminary historic survey of a defined geographic area. A Reconnaissance Survey identifies resources to be surveyed with an Intensive Survey. A Reconnaissance Survey also identifies resources subject to Section 38-74 of this ordinance. A Reconnaissance Survey will generally include DPR 523 Primary Record survey form or equivalent information.

S. Reconnaissance Survey List. A list of properties with Reconnaissance Surveys that identify resources to be surveyed with an Intensive Survey.

T. Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties. The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties (36 CFR Part 67), with Guidelines for Preserving, Rehabilitating, Restoring, and Reconstructing Historic Buildings (Weeks and Grimmer, National Parks Service 1995), as they may be amended. (Ord. 3424 § 1, 2009)