Chapter 20 PLANNING*
Section 20-56 Public housing.
(a) All housing projects of the housing authority of the
city shall be subject to the planning,
zoning, sanitary and building laws, ordinances and regulations applicable to the locality in which
the project is situated. In the planning and location of any housing project, the authority shall
take into consideration the relationship of the project to any larger plan or long-range program
for the development of the city.
(b) All group housing projects of the housing authority of
the city shall be submitted to the city
council. If the council shall approve by resolution such project or projects for the development of
the city, and the workable program of the city, the council shall refer the plans for the
development of such project area or areas to the planning and zoning commission for its study
under the provisions of the zoning laws, the charter and the zoning ordinances of the city.
Thereupon, all the provisions of section 29-36 shall be applied to such group housing project or
projects. The planning and zoning commission, in its study and recommendations, in its
consideration and determination of the plans for the development of the project area or areas,
shall give due weight and consideration to the plans of the authority, consistent with and in
harmony with the provisions of the state zoning laws and the charter and zoning ordinances of
(Code 1964, § 19.570)