[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Dundee 9-12-2006 by L.L. No. 8-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- ALTERNATE MEMBER OF THE PLANNING BOARD
- An individual appointed, as provided herein, to serve on the Planning Board when required to obtain or maintain a quorum.
- PLANNING BOARD
- The Planning Board of the Village of Dundee.
[Amended 12-28-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2012]
There shall be a Village Planning Board appointed by the Mayor which Board shall consist of five members. Two members shall be appointed for terms of three years and three members shall be appointed for terms of five years from and after the expiration of the term of their predecessors in office. Planning Board members must be residents of the Village of Dundee. In the event that a vacancy shall occur other than by expiration of term by the Mayor, it shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired term. Any member may be removed by the Mayor for cause after public hearing.
Such members shall receive no payment for their services as members of the Board. The municipal officials on such Board shall not, by reason of membership thereon, forfeit their right to exercise the powers, perform the duties or receive the compensation of the municipal office held by them during such membership.
The Chairman of the Board shall be designated by the Mayor or, on failure to do so, shall be elected from and by its own members.
Editor's Note: Former § 21A-5, Alternate members of the Planning Board, was repealed 12-28-2011 by L.L. No. 1-2012.
The Planning Board shall have the power and authority to employ experts and a staff and to pay for their services and such other expenses as may be necessary and proper, not exceeding in all the appropriation that may be made for such Board.
The Planning Board may adopt rules and regulations in respect to procedure before it and in respect to any subject matter over which it has jurisdiction under this chapter or any other statute after public hearing by the Planning Board and subject to the approval of the Village Board of Trustees.
The Planning Board may advertise and hold public hearings when it desires. Notice of which hearing shall be advertised for two weeks in a newspaper of general circulation in the Village and by posting a notice at the Village Hall at least five business days before each such hearing.
The Village Board of Trustees and Zoning Board of Appeals having final jurisdiction over any matter in which said Village Planning Board also has jurisdiction accordance with the aforementioned laws shall not proceed to such final action until such Planning Board has made its final report thereon to such Village Board of Trustees and Zoning Board of Appeals, but if such Planning Board shall not have made its final report thereon within 30 days from the date of reference thereto, the Village Board of Trustees and Zoning Board of Appeals having final jurisdiction may proceed to final action. This section shall not be construed to prevent the Board of Trustees from granting, in any specific case, such longer period as it may fix within which said Board may make its final report, and if such longer period is granted, the Village Board of Trustees and Zoning Board of Appeals having final jurisdiction shall not, in the absence of such report, proceed to final action until that longer period shall have elapsed.
The Planning Board is authorized and empowered, simultaneously with approval of a plat, to confirm the zoning regulations of the land so platted as shown on the Official Zoning Maps of the Village or to make such reasonable change therein as may be necessary or proper to improve or protect the interests of the Village in its public health, safety and general welfare.