Tooele City Attorney
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Tooele, UT 84074
Title 2. Chapter 7. Historical Preservation Commission
2-7-1. Historical preservation commission.
(Ord. 85-02, 02-28-85)
2-7-2. Duties of the commission.
(1) Survey and inventory community historic resources. The Historic Preservation Commission shall conduct or cause to be conducted a survey of historic, architectural and archeological resources within Tooele City. The survey shall be compatible with the Utah Inventory of Historic and Archeological Sites. Survey and Inventory documents shall be maintained and open to the public. The survey will be updated at least every ten (10) years.
(2) Review Proposed Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The Historic Preservation Commission shall review and comment to the State Historic Preservation Officer on all proposed National Register nominations for the properties within the boundaries of Tooele City. When the Historic Preservation Commission considers a National Register nomination which is normally evaluated by professionals in a specific discipline and that discipline is not represented on the Commission, the Commission will seek expertise in this area before rendering its decision.
(3) Provide advice and information.
(a) The Historic Preservation Commission shall act in an advisory role to other officials and departments of Tooele City regarding the identification and protection of local historic and archeological resources.
(b) The Historic Preservation Commission shall work toward the continuing education of citizens regarding historic preservation and Tooele City’s history.
(4) Enforcement of State Historic Preservation Laws. The Commission shall support the enforcement of all State laws relating to historic preservation. These include, but are not limited to the following Utah Code Sections: Utah Code Annotated Section 11-18-2, “The Historic District Act”; Utah Code Annotated Sections 63-18-25, 27, and 30 regarding the protection of Utah antiquities; and Utah Code Annotated Section 63-18-37 regarding notification of the State Historic Preservation Office of any known proposed action which would destroy or effect a site, building or object owned by the State of Utah and included on or eligible for the State of National Registers.
(Ord. 85-02, 02-20-85)
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