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A. Functions and Duties
The PDSD shall generally administer and enforce the , serve as the planning agency when applicable, and in addition shall have the following specific responsibilities.
1. Implementation of and Compliance with the
The PDSD is responsible for the implementation of and assuring compliance with the applicable provisions of the on all being developed under the existing zoning of a property, including applicable overlay .
The PDSD is responsible for maintaining the official and for the coordination and review of any request to amend the zoning boundaries as provided on the maps.
3. Board of Adjustment (B/A)
The PDSD is responsible for scheduling meetings, providing agendas and public notice of meetings, and maintaining public records of the B/A’s findings and decisions.
4. Design Review Board (DRB)
The PDSD is responsible for scheduling meetings, providing agendas and public notice of meetings, and maintaining public records of the DRB’s decisions.
5. Historic Preservation (HPZ)
The PDSD shall coordinate review of all , new , and demolitions within the HPZ and perform any other administrative function as required by Section 5.8, “H” Historic Preservation .
6. , , and
The PDSD is responsible for the review of all proposals for compliance with the , including Flexible Lot Development, , and split standards as provided in Article 8, Land Division and Standards.
7. Rezoning, Planned Area Development (PAD), Planned Community Development (PCD), Urban Overlay District (UOD), and Neighborhood Preservation (NPZ)
The PDSD shall review and provide recommendations for all PAD, PCD, UOD, and NPZ applications and any rezoning initiated by the Mayor and Council.
8. Special Exception
The PDSD is responsible for review and recommendation for an application for a special exception in accordance with the .
9. Amendment of
The PDSD is responsible for review of and provide recommendations on amendments to the .
10. Planning Commission
The PDSD shall provide technical assistance to and be responsible for scheduling meetings, providing agendas and public notice of meetings, and maintaining public records of the Planning Commission’s findings and decisions.
The PDSD shall administer and enforce zoning regulations in accordance with provisions of this and applicable Arizona Revised Statutes.
12. Non-conforming Uses, Temporary Uses and
The PDSD shall evaluate and make decisions on non-conforming uses and temporary uses and in accordance with the .
13. 100' and 400' Notice Procedures
14. Modifications to the Standards
The PDSD shall evaluate and make decisions on an application to modify standards such as , parking, screening and in accordance with the .
15. Administrative Design Review
The PDSD shall evaluate and make decision on an application under the Administrative Review Procedure in accordance with the .
16. Amendments to and Administration of (including Area, Sub-Area, and Neighborhood Plans)
The PDSD shall review and provide recommendations to the Planning Commission and the Mayor and Council on amendments to . The PDSD may coordinate with the HCDD when developing its recommendation.
The PDSD shall provide for the maintenance and administration of .
17. Other Responsibilities
The PDSD shall perform such other functions as may be required by the Mayor and Council, City Manager, or the .
18. of the Planning and Development Services Department (PDSD)
The PDSD shall be the chief administrative officer of PDSD. The PDSD , or designee, shall be responsible for administering the functions and duties of PDSD listed in this section. The PDSD or designee may perform other functions and duties, including assisting the Zoning Administrator in enforcing the , as may be required for the administration of the department or as provided by the City Manager or the .
19. Zoning Administrator
The Zoning Administrator, who is appointed by the PDSD , shall perform the duties and responsibilities as described below. The PDSD shall designate a temporary Zoning Administrator whenever the Zoning Administrator is unable to perform the duties of the office due to illness, potential conflict of interest, or similar reason.
The Zoning Administrator shall interpret the and the provisions of the and make determinations in accordance with Section 1.5.1, Zoning Determinations and Zoning Certifications by the Zoning Administrator.
The Zoning Administrator shall enforce the with assistance from the PDSD and the Housing Community Development Department as provided in Section 10.2, Enforcement Authority, and from other departments as may be provided by the City Manager and Mayor and Council.
c. Other Responsibilities
The Zoning Administrator shall perform such other functions as may be required by the PDSD or the .
(Am. Ord. 11732, 2/19/2020)