STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC SITES
67-4607. Historic districts. A county or city may establish by ordinance one (1) or more historic districts within the area of its jurisdiction. No historic district or districts shall be designated until the following requirements are met:
a. The local historic preservation commission appointed by the governing body of the county or city shall make an investigation of the historical, architectural, archeological and cultural significance of the buildings, structures, features, sites or surroundings included in any such proposed historic district. The commission shall report its findings to the local planning board for their consideration and recommendation.
b. Sixty (60) days after such transmittal the commission shall hold a public hearing thereon after due notice, which shall include written notice, postage prepaid, to the owners of all properties to be included in such district.
c. The commission shall submit a final report with its recommendations and a draft of a proposed ordinance to the county or city governing body. Any such ordinance may, from time to time, be amended in the same manner.
d. Nothing in this chapter shall authorize or be construed to allow the designation, regulation, conditioning or restriction by ordinance or other means of any property or facility owned by the state of Idaho.
[67-4607, as added by 1975, ch. 142, sec. 2, p. 324; am. 2001, ch. 259, sec. 2, p. 933.]