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(a) All requests for modifications of the use districts as established by this Zoning Code shall be submitted to the Planning Commission upon such forms as provided by the Planning Commission for that purpose and pursuant to such rules and regulations as shall be established by the Planning Commission. The Commission may, upon its own motion, recommend to Council changes in the use districts herein established. An applicant requesting a change in the use districts herein established shall file together with the request as hereinbefore described an affidavit with the Planning Commission listing thereon the names and mailing addresses of all persons, corporations and entities owning land within, contiguous to, and directly across the street from the parcel or parcels for which a change and use classification is sought; a legal description for the parcel or parcels for which a change in use classification is being sought; and a map (no larger than 11 x 17) outlining said parcel or parcels and showing the contiguous parcels with names and parcel number. The Commission after hearing and consideration of such request shall forward its findings and recommendations to Council and provide a copy thereof to the applicant and other interested parties who shall request the same.
(b) The Planning Commission shall adopt from time to time such rules and regulations as it may deem necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this Zoning Code. The concurring vote of three members of such Commission shall be necessary to reverse or modify any order, requirement, decision or determination; except that, in the event that at any meeting of the Commission there are only three members present, the unanimous vote of such three members shall be sufficient for such action.
(Ord. C79-74. Passed 1-20-75; Ord. C75-82. Passed 11-1-82; Ord. C34-02. Passed 4-1-02.)