Whenever the Commission shall have adopted the Master Plan of the City or one or more major sections or districts thereof, no street, square, park or other public way, ground, or open space, or public or private building or structure, shall be constructed or authorized in the City or in such planned section and district until the location, character and extent thereof shall have been submitted to and approved by the Commission, provided that in case of disapproval the Commission shall communicate its reasons to the Council in writing, which shall have the power to overrule such disapproval by a recorded vote of not less than five members, provided, however, that if the public way, ground, space, building, structure or utility is one the authorizing or financing of which does not under the law or Charter provisions governing the same, fall within the province of the Council, then the submission to the Planning Commission shall be by the board, commission or body having jurisdiction and the Planning Commission's disapproval may be overruled by said board, commission or body by a vote of not less than two-thirds of its membership. The failure of the Planning Commission to act in any case within thirty-five (35) days from and after the date of official submission to it shall be deemed approval.
(1975 Code § 5.248) (Ord. 467; Passed 8-4-09.)