§ 154.144  AMENDMENTS.
   (A)   Amendments to this chapter may be proposed by the Administrator, any member of the Village Board, any Planning and Zoning Commission member, or any party in interest. Every amendment proposal shall be filed on a prescribed form in the Administrator’s office.
   (B)   The Administrator shall promptly transmit each proposal, together with any comments or recommendations he or she may wish to make, to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a public hearing.
      (1)   Public hearing, notice. The Planning and Zoning 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 30 nor less than 15 days before the hearing by publication in a newspaper of general circulation within this municipality.
      (2)   Advisory report, action by Village Board. Within a reasonable time after the public hearing, the Planning and Zoning Commission shall submit an advisory report to the Village Board. The Village Board shall act on the proposed amendment at its next regularly scheduled meeting following submission of this report. Without another public hearing, the Village Board may either pass or reject the proposed amendment or may refer it back to the Planning and Zoning Commission for further consideration.
(1999 Code, § 34-4-5)  (Ord. 08/10/2010-1, passed 8-10-2010)