(A)   Application for entering into a contract, nonrenewal, diminishment, or cancellation of an agricultural preserve shall be made to the city planning department on forms provided by that department. The applicant shall set forth complete data required to satisfy all the requirements of this chapter and other applicable laws. The completed application shall be submitted to the planning commission for public review and the planning commission shall make a recommendation to the city council.
   (B)   The planning commission and city council shall investigate the facts bearing on each case and shall verify information necessary to assure action consistent with the intent and purpose of this chapter.
   (C)   A person may not file and the planning director shall not accept an application which is the same as or substantially the same as an application upon which final action has been taken by the city of Taft within twelve (12) months prior to the date of said application, unless the city council, by motion, directs staff to do so. (Ord. 769-08, 10-7-2008)