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The principal function of the Planning Commission shall be to prepare and revise from time to time a City plan providing for orderly and suitable expansion and development of the City. The City plan so submitted shall be considered by the Council in framing legislation regarding City development. The Planning Commission may be given other functions of recommendation and review, but shall have no direct legislative or administrative functions. The members shall serve without compensation.
The following voting requirement shall apply to recommendations from the Planning Commission:
(a) An affirmative vote of at least 4 Council members shall be necessary to adopt a zoning ordinance as to which the Planning Commission has recommended approval or has made no recommendation.
(b) An affirmative vote of at least 5 Council members shall be necessary to adopt a zoning ordinance as to which the Planning Commission has recommended against approval.
(Amended 11-2-71; 11-5-02)