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A. Initial Procedure: Amendments to this title may be proposed by any member of the village board, any planning commission member, or any party in interest. Every amendment proposal shall be filed on a prescribed form in the administrator's office. The administrator shall promptly transmit each proposal, together with any comments or recommendations he may wish to make, to the village planning commission for a public hearing.
B. Hearing And Notice: The planning commission shall hold a public hearing on every amendment proposal within a reasonable time after said proposal is submitted to them. At the hearing, any interested party may appear and testify, either in person or by duly authorized agent or attorney. Notice indicating the time, date and place of the hearing, and the nature of the proposed amendment shall be given not more than thirty (30) nor less than fifteen (15) days before the hearing by publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the village.
C. Planning Commission Advisory Report; Village Board Action: Within a reasonable time after the public hearing, the planning commission shall submit an advisory report to the village board. The village board shall act on the proposed amendment at a regularly scheduled meeting following submission of this report. Without another public hearing, the village board may either pass, modify or reject the proposed amendment or may refer it back to the planning commission for further consideration. (Ord. 1334, 4-18-2005)