(A)   A Colorado City Planning Commission is hereby created in accordance with the provisions of A.R.S. Title 9, Chapter 4, Article 6, as amended (“Municipal Planning”).
   (B)   The Commission shall consist of 5 members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Town Council. Members shall be selected without respect to political affiliation and shall receive a stipend pay for each Commission meeting attended, as set by the Council.
   (C)   The initial terms of office for the appointive members of such Commission shall be 2 years for 2 members, 4 years for 2 members and 6 years for the remaining member. Thereafter, the terms of office for each appointive member, shall be 6 years.
   (D)   Vacancies occurring otherwise than through the expiration of term shall be filled by appointment by the Mayor, with the consent of the Town Council. Notwithstanding the length of term, members shall serve at the pleasure of the Town Council and may be removed at any time with or without cause.
   (E)   The Colorado City Planning Commission may, by separate intergovernmental agreement, hold joint meetings with the Hildale City Planning Commission. These members shall constitute a quorum. Meetings shall be open to the public and minutes shall be kept and filed with the office of the Town Clerk.
   (F)   The Colorado City Planning Commission shall among other things, provide for the health, safety, general welfare, good order, comfort, convenience, aesthetics, and harmonious development of the community.
   (G)   To accomplish these purposes the Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
      (1)   Recommend and administer a General Plan, maps and amendments;
      (2)   Recommend and administer subdivision regulations and amendments;
      (3)   Recommend and administer zoning ordinances, maps and amendments;
      (4)   Hear and recommend proposed subdivision developments;
      (5)   Hear and decide commercial and industrial development proposals;
      (6)   Hear and determine land use controls including conditional uses, easements, restrictive covenants, and development agreements;
      (7)   Require the conformance with these regulations and standards, specifications and details for public infrastructure and facilities, including streets, flood control, domestic water and sanitary sewage disposal; and
      (8)   Undertaking all activities usually associated therewith and commonly known as “planning and zoning.”
(Ord. 2007-2, passed 5-29-2007; Am. Ord. 2014-02, passed 12-15-2014; Am. Ord. 2015-04, passed 5-11-2015)