As used in sections 3735.65 to 3735.70 of the Revised Code:
(A) "Housing officer" means an officer or agency of a municipal corporation or county designated by the legislative authority of the municipal corporation or county, pursuant to section 3735.66 of the Revised Code, for each community reinvestment area to administer sections 3735.65 to 3735.69 of the Revised Code. One officer or agency may be designated as the housing officer for more than one community reinvestment area.
(B) "Community reinvestment area" means an area within a municipal corporation or unincorporated area of a county for which the legislative authority of the municipal corporation or, for the unincorporated area, of the county, has adopted a resolution under section 3735.66 of the Revised Code describing the boundaries of the area and containing a statement of finding that the area included in the description is one in which housing facilities or structures of historical significance are located and new housing construction and repair of existing facilities or structures are discouraged.
(C) "Remodeling" means any change made in a structure for the purpose of making it structurally more sound, more habitable, or for the purpose of improving its appearance.
(D) "Structure of historical or architectural significance" means those designated as such by resolution of the legislative authority of a municipal corporation, for those located in a municipal corporation, or the county, for those located in the unincorporated area of the county based on age, rarity, architectural quality, or because of a previous designation by a historical society, association, or agency.
Effective Date: 11-18-1977