The planning and zoning commission shall have the following powers and duties:
   A.   To prepare and recommend to the village board a comprehensive plan of public improvements, looking to the present and future development and growth of the village. Such a plan, after its adoption by the village board will be known as the comprehensive plan 1 . Such plan shall include reasonable requirements in reference to developments within the corporate limits and in territory not more than one and one-half (11/2) miles from such limits, and not included in any municipality, such requirements to be effective whenever such land shall be subdivided after the adoption of such plan.
   B.   To prepare and recommend to the village board of trustees such changes in the plan as may be deemed necessary.
   C.   To recommend to the village board improvements or changes in pursuance of the comprehensive plan.
   D.   To give aid to the village officials in the making of recommended improvements.
   E.   To cooperate with municipal or regional planning commissions and other agencies or groups to further the local planning program and to assure harmonious and integrated planning for the area. (Ord. 78-21, 11-7-1978; amd. 2001 Code)



1. See section 1-5-2 of this code.