Chapter 2.16


2.16.010    Created.

2.16.020    Membership—Exempt from Civil Service.

2.16.030    Functions and duties.

2.16.040    Director of Planning—Appointment.

2.16.050    Acting Director of Planning—Appointment—Powers and duties.

2.16.010 Created.

There is established a Department of Planning for the City. (Ord. 788 § 1 (part), 1976)

2.16.020 Membership—Exempt from Civil Service.

The Department of Planning shall consist of the Director of Planning and such staff as may be required. The position of Director of Planning shall be exempt from Civil Service. (Ord. 788 § 1 (part), 1976)

2.16.030 Functions and duties.

The functions of the Department of Planning shall include the following:

A. To furnish staff work for the Planning Commission or any agency or commission established by the City Council upon the Council’s or City Manager’s request;

B. To provide the City Manager or department head with staff work of a technical nature pertaining to planning matters and to present information and recommendations to the Council on planning matters;

C. To obtain or generate data, maps, reports, charts and analysis for graphic and written presentation for revision and updating the General Plan, subdivision ordinance, building code and other related ordinances;

D. To assist the public where time permits with advice and guidance relating to the development and use of property;

E. To assist in the preservation of ecology of the City. (Ord. 788 § 1 (part), 1976)

2.16.040 Director of Planning—Appointment.

The Director of Planning shall be appointed by, and be responsible to, the City Manager. (Ord. 788 § 1 (part), 1976)

2.16.050 Acting Director of Planning—Appointment—Powers and duties.

The Director of Planning shall, subject to the approval of the City Manager, designate a member of the department as Acting Director of Planning to perform the duties and exercise the powers of the Director of Planning in his disability or absence. (Ord. 788 § 1 (part), 1976)