The Department shall take appropriate steps to notify all public agencies that own or may acquire property in the City about the existence and character of designated landmarks and historic districts; if possible, the Department shall cause a current record of such landmarks and historic districts to be maintained in each such public agency. In the case of any publicly owned property on a landmark site or in a historic district which is not subject to the permit review procedures of the City, the agency owning the said property shall seek the advice of the HPC prior to approval or authorization of any construction, alteration or demolition thereon; and the HPC in consultation with the Art Commission in appropriate cases, shall render a report to the owner as expeditiously as possible, based on the purposes and standards in this Article 10. In the case of any publicly owned property on a landmark site or in a historic district that is subject to the permit review procedures of the City under any other law or under the Charter, the agency owning the property shall be subject to the provisions of this Article 10, and if the project involves construction, alteration or demolition on a landmark site or in a historic district a Certificate of Appropriateness shall be required subject to the procedures set forth in this Article 10.
All officers, boards, commissions and departments of the City shall cooperate with the HPC in carrying out the spirit and intent of this Article 10.
Nothing in this Article 10 shall be construed to impose any regulations or controls upon designated landmarks owned or controlled by the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District.
(Added by Ord. 27-67, App. 1/26/67; amended by Ord. 244-98, App. 7/31/98; Ord. 94-12, File No. 120300, App. 5/21/2012, Eff. 6/20/2012)
Divisions (a) and (b) amended; Ord. 94-12, Eff. 6/20/2012.