SECTION 9.02   PLANNING COMMISSION - POWERS AND DUTIES.
   All meetings of the Commission shall be public, except as may be provided by the laws of the State of Ohio. No public building, street, boulevard, parkway, park, playground, bridge or tunnel shall be constructed or authorized to be constructed in the Municipality, nor shall any street, avenue, parkway, boulevard or alley be opened for any purpose whatsoever, nor shall any street, avenue, parkway, boulevard or alley be widened, narrowed, relocated, or its use changed or any ordinance referring to zoning or building codes or other regulations controlling the use or development of land be passed unless and until Council shall have submitted the same to the Planning Commission for report and recommendation. Any foregoing matter so referred to the Planning Commission shall be considered by the Commission at a public hearing, except streets and land subdivision within zoning districts where both industrial and office uses are permitted. Notice of a public hearing shall be given in the manner provided by ordinance of Council, and thereafter shall be acted upon by the Planning Commission within one hundred twenty (120) days from the date of the regular Planning Commission meeting at which the matter was accepted, unless a longer time be allowed by Council. The Planning Commission report and recommendation shall be filed with the Clerk of Council within the prescribed time. Any proposed action by Council relating to changes of zoning, building codes, or other regulations controlling the use or development of land shall require five (5) votes of Council for passage. Four (4) votes by Council shall be required to return a recommendation to the Planning Commission for further consideration, and this may be done only once. In addition to the foregoing, the Planning Commission shall be the Platting Commission of the Municipality, shall have the power and duty to review, approve, disapprove, or approve subject to conditions, all applications for zoning certificates for new non-residential buildings within zoning districts where both industrial and office uses are permitted, and shall have such other powers as are now or may hereafter be conferred upon it by the laws of Ohio or by ordinance of Council. (Amended 11-7-00; 11-3-09; 11-2-10; 11-3-15)