[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors (now Board of Commissioners) of the Township of Pocono 6-6-1982 by Ord. No. 39 as Ch. 1, Sub. A Sections 1.1 through 1.3, of the 1982 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known as the "Township Planning Commission Ordinance."
A Township Planning Commission is hereby created and established.
The Planning Commission shall be comprised of seven members who shall be appointed for terms of office of four years, except that no more than two members shall be reappointed or replaced during any future calendar year.
The intent of the legislature in passing the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act 247 of 1968, as amended, is hereby adopted as the intent of the Commissioners. All the authority, powers, duties, rights, responsibility and liability authorized, reposed and vested in a planning commission by said Act are hereby authorized, reposed and vested in the Planning Commission of Pocono Township. All the authority, powers, duties and rights retained by the Board of Commissioners in said Act are hereby retained.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.