(A)   A proposal of amendment shall include the following:
      (1)   The applicant’s name and address in full;
      (2)   In the case of a text amendment, it shall set forth the new text to be added and the existing text to be deleted and any other text changes that will have to be made as a result of the effect on the remaining articles, sections, definitions, diagrams or attachments; and
      (3)   If the proposed amendment will change the addressing map, a copy of the addressing map shall be marked to indicate the impact of the proposed amendment to the existing map and shall be presented with the application for amendment.
   (B)   All proposed amendments to this chapter shall be submitted to the Tax Administrator for review and recommendation. The Tax Administrator shall have 45 days to submit its report. If the Tax Administrator fails to submit its report within the above period, it shall be deemed to have approved the proposed amendment.
   (C)   A public hearing shall be held by the Board of County Commissioners before the adoption of any proposed amendments to this chapter. If the Board of County Commissioners denies any application for the change of a portion or matter of this chapter, it shall not thereafter accept any other application for the same change involving that portion or matter of the ordinance until the expiration of six months from the date of such previous denial.
   (D)   Before any action shall be taken concerning an amendment request, the party or parties proposing or recommending said amendment shall deposit the required fee with the Tax Department at the time the petition is filed to cover publication and other miscellaneous costs for said change. Under no condition shall said fee or any part thereof be refunded for failure of said amendment to be adopted. However, in the event an application is withdrawn prior to the time it is ordered advertised for hearing by the Tax Administrator, three-fourths of the fee shall be refunded.
(Ord. passed 6-21-2004)