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Article 5
Article V. Municipal Planning And Zoning
Sec. 5.01. Planning and Zoning Commission.
A planning and zoning commission is established. Members serve two year terms, which shall be staggered. The council shall by ordinance provide for the number of members, which shall not be less than seven, the manner of their appointment, and any other matters relating to the commission as the council deems necessary. The commission shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:
    (a)  Approve or disapprove subdivision plats as provided by State law and City ordinance;
    (b)  Recommend to the council approval or disapproval of proposed changes in the zoning regulations and zoning map as provided by State law and City ordinance;
    (c)  Make recommendations to the council on the City's master plans;
    (d)  Make recommendations to the city manager and the city council on the City's five-year capital improvements plan; and.
    (e)  Perform any other duties as directed by the council or by ordinance.

(Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99)

Sec. 5.02. Zoning Board of Adjustment.

A zoning board of adjustment is established. The council shall by ordinance provide for the number of members, their terms, the manner of appointment, and any other matters relating to the board as the council deems necessary. The board has the powers and duties as provided by State law and City ordinance.

(Ordinance No. 1178, § 1, 6-15-99)


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