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.010 Public Hearing. The Planning Commission shall hold a public hearing on the proposed amendment, as specified in Chapter 18.60 (Procedures).
.020 Actions on Application. The Planning Commission may either submit a recommendation for approval to the City Council, or disapprove the amendment.
.030 Findings. The Planning Commission shall submit a recommendation for approval, only if it makes the following findings:
.0301 The proposed amendment maintains the internal consistency of the General Plan;
.0302 The proposed amendment would not be detrimental to the public interest, health, safety, convenience or welfare of the City;
.0303 The proposed amendment would maintain the balance of land uses within the City; and
.0304 If the amendment is to the General Plan Land Use Map, the subject property is physically suitable to accommodate the proposed modification, including but not limited to, access, physical constraints, topography, provision of utilities, and compatibility with surrounding land uses.
.040 Recommendation of Approval. A resolution with the recommendation for approval shall be filed with the City Council, within ten (10) days after the decision of the Planning Commission; provided the time limit may be extended, upon the mutual agreement of the applicant and the City. Failure of the Planning Commission to report within ten (10) days, without the agreement described above in this section, shall be deemed to be a recommendation of approval of the proposed amendment by the Planning Commission to the City Council.
.050 Disapproval. If the Planning Commission disapproves the proposed amendment, its action shall be final, unless appealed pursuant to Chapter 18.60 (Procedures). (Ord. 5920 § 1 (part); June 8, 2004: Ord. 6156 § 43; September 22, 2009.)