(a)   There is hereby established a Board of Appeals which shall perform the duties and exercise the powers as provided in the Zoning Act, and in such a way that the objectives of this title shall be observed.
      (1)   One member may be a member of the Planning Commission and one member or alternate member may be a member of the legislative body but shall not serve as the chairperson of the Board of Appeals. An employee or contractor of the legislative body may not serve as a member.
      (2)   The creation, membership and reappointment of a Board of Appeals shall meet the requirements of the Zoning Act.
   (b)   A member of the Board of Appeals who also serves as a member of the Planning Commission or legislative body must abstain from voting on a matter being considered by the Board of Appeals that he or she voted on as a member of another board. In this instance, an alternate member should sit instead.
(Ord. 89. Passed 4-10-72; Ord. 2009-5. Passed 11-9-09.)