[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Sharon Hill 3-10-1970 by Ord. No. 998 (Ch. 17 of the 1972 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 6-12-2014 by Ord. No. 1368]
There is hereby established in the Borough of Sharon Hill a Planning Commission to consist of seven persons; said Commission members shall be appointed by the Borough Council and shall serve for terms of four years or until their successors are appointed and qualified. The terms of Planning Commission members shall be so fixed such that no more than two shall be reappointed or replaced in any calendar year. All persons appointed as Planning Commission members and serving in non-holdover status as of the adoption hereof shall continue to serve in their unexpired terms as previously fixed by the Borough Council. Members of the Commission shall serve without pay.
The Planning Commission shall have the power to prepare a Comprehensive Plan; to prepare and maintain an Official Map and to make recommendations to Borough Council on proposed changes or amendments to such map or to the Zoning Ordinance; to prepare and administer subdivision and land development regulations and planned residential development regulations; to make recommendations to Borough Council on proposed amendments to the building code or housing code; to recommend a capital improvements program; to promote public interest in and understanding of the Comprehensive Plan and planning; to make recommendations to government, civic and private agencies and individuals as to the effectiveness of the proposals of such agencies and individuals; and to hold public hearings and meetings.