Chapter 2.52


2.52.010    Established.

2.52.020    Duties--Administration and enforcement.

2.52.030    Duties--As required by the board.

2.52.040    Authority of board.

2.52.050    Fee collection and payment.

2.52.060    Cooperation with planning commission.

2.52.010 Established.

Pursuant to the provisions of Government Code, Section 65200 et seq., there is established within the county the Amador County planning department, hereinafter referred to as the planning department.  (Ord. 471 §2, 1972).

2.52.020 Duties--Administration and enforcement.

The primary duties and responsibilities of the planning department shall be to administer and enforce, under and subject to the direction of the board of supervisors:

A.    Those local planning laws as provided in Title 7 of the Government Code;

B.    Those provisions of any and all Amador County ordinances now in effect, or as hereafter amended, relating to planning and zoning, with particular reference to Chapter 17.88 and Title 19 of this code;

C.    Such other laws, ordinances, rules and/or regulations as directed by the board.  (Ord. 471 §3, 1972).

2.52.030 Duties--As required by the board.

The planning department shall, in addition to the duties imposed by Section 2.52.020 hereof, do and perform such other duties as required by the board.  (Ord. 471 §4, 1972).

2.52.040 Authority of board.

The board shall establish by resolution or minute order the manner of appointments, duties, terms and all other conditions governing the selection and/or employment of the officers and/or employees of the planning department.  (Ord. 471 §5, 1972).

2.52.050 Fee collection and payment.

The planning department, for such duties, services and inspections as it performs, shall collect and receive and pay into the treasury of the county, for deposit in the general fund or as otherwise required, all fees as prescribed by such laws, codes and regulations that it is to enforce, or such fees as are fixed and determined by the board.  The board may fix and determine by resolution or minute order the amount of all such fees for the services and/or inspections to be performed by the planning department in all instances in which it is legally possible for the board to make such determination.  Such fees so fixed and determined shall supersede all other fees otherwise fixed and determined.  (Ord. 471 §6, 1972).

2.52.060 Cooperation with planning commission.

It is anticipated that the planning department shall function in close cooperation with the planning commission and to that end the board may appoint an officer and/or employee of such department to the planning commission, either as a member thereof or in such other capacity as it elects.  (Ord. 471 §7, 1972).