City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 2706-95, 12-13-1995 passed in election of 4-2-1996; Ord. No. 4457-16 §1, 1-20-2016 passed in election of 4-5-2016]
There shall be a City Plan Commission consisting of as many members as may be determined by the Council by Ordinance from time to time, each of whom shall be appointed for a term of three (3) years. They shall be registered voters of the City and hold no other office or position in the City government, except on short-term, interim study committees.
[Ord. No. 2706-95, 12-13-1995 passed in election of 4-2-1996]
The City Plan Commission shall have the authority to prepare and adopt an official Master Plan of the City for the purpose of bringing about the orderly and coordinated physical development of the City in accordance with its present and future needs. Such official Master Plan may include, among other things, the general location, character and extent of streets, alleys, bridges, parks, parkways, watercourses, playgrounds, public buildings, and public utilities. The Commission may modify such Plan from time to time as it deems in the City's interest.
After the adoption of the official Master Plan, an attested copy shall be certified to the Council.
From and after the adoption of the official Master Plan and its certification to the Council, no Ordinance for the construction or authorization of any street, alley, park or other public way, bridge, public building or structure, or public utility whether publicly or privately owned, or for the acquisition or disposal of real property by the City, or for the widening, narrowing or vacation of any street, alley or other public way shall be passed by the Council until the proposed Ordinance shall have been submitted to the City Plan Commission, and its written approval or disapproval received. The failure of the Commission to act within sixty (60) days after the date of submission shall be deemed approval. The recommendations of the Commission shall be deemed advisory only and shall not be binding on the Council which may approve or disapprove the Commission's findings, provided, however, that the affirmative vote of six (6) members of the Council shall be required to adopt any Ordinance contrary to the recommendation of the Commission.
[Ord. No. 2706-95, 12-13-1995 passed in election of 4-2-1996]
The City Plan Commission shall also act as the zoning commission and shall have authority to recommend to the Council changes in or a general revision of the comprehensive zoning Ordinance of the City. All applications for zoning, subdivisions, and special use permits shall be submitted to the Council who shall refer such applications to the City Plan Commission for its recommendations thereon. The Commission may hold public hearings on such applications and shall return its findings and recommendations to the Council within sixty (60) days after the date of referral unless an extension of time is granted by the Council. The recommendations of the Commission shall not be binding on the Council which may approve or disapprove the Commission's findings, provided, however, that the affirmative vote of six (6) members of the Council shall be required to adopt any amendment, modification, or revision contrary to the recommendation of the Commission.
[Ord. No. 4457-16 §1, 1-20-2016 passed in election of 4-5-2016]
No modification, amendment or revision of the Zoning Ordinance shall become effective unless and until a public hearing in relation thereto has been held following notice as required by law. The Council shall, by ordinance, provide for public protest against changes in the Zoning Ordinance.
[Ord. No. 4457-16 §1, 1-20-2016 passed in election of 4-5-2016]
All plats of proposed subdivisions shall be presented to the Council and such procedure shall be followed as set forth in Section 3 herein.
No building permits shall be issued in any approved subdivision until adequate streets, sewers, water mains, screening and such other facilities as required by Ordinance have been provided, or adequate security given to guarantee their construction.
[Ord. No. 4457-16 §1, 1-20-2016 passed in election of 4-5-2016]
There shall be a Board of Adjustment, appointed as required by law. The Board shall have such powers and duties as are provided by law. All members of the Board shall be registered voters of the City and hold no other office or position in the City government except on short-term, interim study committees.