Chapter 20 PLANNING*
Section 20-42 Same--Zoning ordinance and subdivision plats.
(a) The commission may recommend to the council such amendments or revisions
29 of this Code as the commission shall deem necessary or desirable for the promotion of the
health, safety, morals and general welfare of the inhabitants of the city. Such provisions may
include regulations as to the location, width, height, and bulk of buildings; the size of yards,
courts, and other open spaces surrounding buildings; and the use of buildings and land. The
commission shall hear applications for amendments, modifications or revisions of the zoning
ordinance and shall forward such applications to the council with its recommendations thereon.
The recommendations of the commission shall not be binding upon the council, which may
approve or disapprove the commission's findings; however, no plan, no zoning ordinance, nor
any modification, amendment or revision thereof, shall be finally considered by the council
unless the same shall have been first submitted to the commission for its examination and
(b) All plats of proposed subdivisions presented to the council for approval
shall be submitted
to the commission, which shall make recommendations to the council with respect thereto.
(Code 1964, § 19.010; Ord. No. 9958, § 1, 10-3-83; Ord. No. 16773, § 1, 2-5-01)
(16773, Amended, 02/05/2001, Prior Text)