Chapter 17.28


17.28.010    Initiation by city council or commission.

17.28.020    Planning commission review.

17.28.030    City council review.

Prior legislation: Ord. 425.

17.28.010 Initiation by city council or commission.

Amendments to this title and PVEMC Title 18 and the regulations and zoning map shall be as follows:

A. By resolution of intention of city council;

B. By resolution of intention of the planning commission;

C. By application by one or more property owners of property proposed for rezoning. Any such application shall include payment of a fee to cover the cost of making maps, sending out notices, and other expenses involved, as determined by the city council by resolution. Furthermore, the application shall include the proposed amendment, a description of the property that would be affected, and an explanation of the reason of public necessity, convenience, health, safety, or general welfare requiring such amendment. The application shall be submitted to the planning director for initial review to determine the completeness of the application. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012; Ord. 598 § 8, 1996; Ord. 84 § 9.1, 1948)

17.28.020 Planning commission review.

A. Upon the acceptance of a completed application or upon the adoption of a resolution as described in PVEMC 17.28.010, the director shall review the application for conformance with the provisions of this title and PVEMC Title 18. The planning director may prepare a recommendation and forward the recommendation, application, or resolution and other relevant materials to the planning commission and schedule the matter for public hearing before the planning commission pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.

B. The planning commission shall hold a public hearing and make a recommendation to the city council, which may include the reasons for the recommendation and the relationship of the proposed ordinance or amendment to the general plan and any applicable specific plans. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)

17.28.030 City council review.

The city council, after receipt of the recommendation of the planning commission, shall hold a final hearing upon the proposed amendment and take such action as it deems appropriate. (Ord. 700 § 2 (Exh. 1), 2012)