Section 20-22 Purposes; powers and duties.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21095 on 09/19/2011, Section 20-22 read as follows.
s of the department , so far as are consistent
and not in conflict with the city
to plan for the present and future development and improvement of the city in any
and all phases of its activities , whether governmental, proprietary or otherwise.
shall include, but not be limited to, traffic, transportation, playgrounds, parks, public buildings,
housing, public monuments, works of art, public streets, public utilities, parking, and parking
facilities. The department shall, through its director of planning, advise the city
manager and the
city council with respect to the planning affairs of the city, and shall furnish to the city manager
and city council at any time upon request, such information and particulars concerning planning
as may be desired. Said
department shall act upon all matters referred to it by the city
manager or the city council; and shall, if required or deemed necessary, report thereon to the city
manager or the city council. The department, through its director of planning and development,
shall be the advisor and consultant to the city planning and zoning commission, and shall prepare
and furnish to the city planning and zoning commission such reports, studies, plans, surveys or
other data as may be necessary in aiding and assisting the planning and zoning commission in the
discharge of its duties. The department shall have such other powers and duties as may be
prescribed by law or by ordinance or by resolution of the city council.
(Code 1964, § 19.590)