[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Middletown 2-8-1978 as § 26-1 of the 1978 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Planning and Zoning Commission may make such study and review as necessary of the properties within the City to determine their historic significance, may use such studies as a guide in municipal planning, may advise the Common Council and other City agencies on matters pertaining to historic preservation, may act as an A-95 review agency as provided by federal regulations for historic preservation matters in the City, and may make such studies as may be necessary to determine whether the Common Council should appoint an historic district study committee for any area or areas within the City and make appropriate recommendations to the Council.
The Commission shall study and report to the Council on such matters pertaining to historic preservation as may be referred to it by the Council.
The Commission, subject to the approval of the Common Council, may apply to the Connecticut Historical Commission or any other public or private agency for funds for the purposes set forth herein.