[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Falls Township 9-3-1963. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-20-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-5]
The Township of Falls hereby creates a Board of Historical Architectural Review pursuant to the authority of the Act of Assembly of June 13, 1961, as amended (53. P.S. § 8001 et seq.), composed of not less than five members, membership of which shall be composed of at least one registered architect or qualified building contractor with documented experience in historic preservation or historic reconstruction of buildings and the remaining members to be persons with knowledge of and interest in the preservation of historic districts.
One of the members shall be designated to serve until the first day of January 1964, one until the first day of the second January thereafter, one until the first day of the third January thereafter, one until the first day of the fourth January thereafter and one until the first day of the fifth January thereafter. Their successors shall be appointed upon the expiration of their respective terms, to serve five years. The members of the Board shall be removable for cause by the appointing authority, upon written charges and after public hearing. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term of any member whose term becomes vacant.
The Board of Historical Architectural Review shall advise and give counsel to the Board of Supervisors on the advisability of issuing any certificate of appropriateness regarding applications for building permits for the erection, reconstruction, alteration, restoration, demolition or razing of any building, in whole or in part, in the Historical District of Falls Township as defined in the amended Township Zoning Ordinance.
The following persons are appointed to the Board of Historical Architectural Review for the terms ending as listed beside their respective names: