(a)   The City Planner is responsible for guiding the City's long range planning functions and the implementation of the city's comprehensive plan for future growth and development. The City Planner shall manage and coordinate development services involving the reviews and approval of development plans; shall oversee the data and information services of the city for the benefit of the residents, investors and development partners; shall lead the development of studies and policies concerning land use and development issues; shall tract regional planning issues of local significance; and shall make recommendations to the City Manager.
   (b)   The City Planner shall act as staff to City Council, the Xenia Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals, and shall assist and provide professional guidance to them in the performance of the duties imposed upon them by the Charter or ordinance.
(Ord. 09-18, passed 4-9-2009; Am. Ord. 14-10, passed 2-13-2014)