Chapter 18.46
AMENDMENTS

Sections:

18.46.010    Purpose.

18.46.020    Authority and application.

18.46.030    Required findings.

18.46.040    Burden of proof.

18.46.010 Purpose.

After reviewing any planning commission recommendations concerning a proposed amendment, the city council may amend, supplement, or change by ordinance any of the provisions herein. (Ord. 2001-248 § 46; Ord. 45 § 1, 1994; Ord. 18 § 1, 1994).

18.46.020 Authority and application.

Amendments to the text of this title may be initiated by the city council, the planning commission, city staff, or petition submitted by a citizen. (Ord. 45 § 1, 1994; Ord. 18 § 1, 1994).

18.46.030 Required findings.

Amendments to the text to this title may be made if all the following findings are made:

A. The amendment is consistent with the purposes of the comprehensive plan;

B. The amendment is consistent with the purpose of this title;

C. There have been significant changes in the circumstances to warrant a change;

D. The benefit or cost to the public health, safety and welfare is sufficient to warrant the action. (Ord. 45 § 1, 1994; Ord. 18 § 1, 1994).

18.46.040 Burden of proof.

The applicant must demonstrate that the proposed amendment meets the conditions of the required findings above. (Ord. 45 § 1, 1994; Ord. 18 § 1, 1994).