(A)   Public hearings.  The Planning Commission shall hold at least one public hearing on any amendment. Notice of the time and place of the hearing shall be given at least ten calendar days before the hearing in the following manner:
      (1)   By the publication at least once in a newspaper of general circulation.
      (2)   By causing notices to be mailed to all property owners within the district of which the boundaries are proposed to be changed, or whose property is proposed to be reclassified from one district to another, as shown on the preceding assessment roll of the county, and to all owners of properties bordering or within 300 feet of the exterior boundaries of the district.
      (3)   Failure to receive notice required by the subsection shall not invalidate the amendment.
      (4)   The notice required by this division shall specify the type and magnitude of the changes proposed, the place where copies of the proposed changes may be obtained, the time, date and place of the hearing, and the right to appear and be heard.
   (B)   Action. Following the public hearing(s) prescribed above, the Planning Commission shall make a written recommendation to the City Council.  The favorable recommendation to any amendment shall be carried by the affirmative vote of a majority of the voting members of the Planning Commission present.
(`67 Code, § 10-16-3)  (Ord. 82-7, passed 9-27-82)