December 05, 2012 - ORDINANCE NO. 129-5
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CITY OF THE VILLAGE OF CLARKSTON ZONING ORDINANCE NO. 129 TO MODIFY THE PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP.
The City of the Village of Clarkston Ordains:
Section 1:01. That Article XVI. Administration and Enforcement, Section 16.18, Zoning Commission, be amended as follows:
Section 16.18: Planning Commission
A. The City Planning Commission is hereby designated as the Commission specified in P.A. 110 of 2006, as amended; and shall perform the duties of said Commission as provided in the statute in connection with the amendment of this Ordinance.
B. The City Planning Commission consists of five (5) members including one ex officio member of the City Council as a voting member of the Planning Commission. The members must represent insofar as is possible different professions or occupations. The Mayor appoints the members subject to the approval by a majority vote of the City Council. Members of the Planning Commission may be compensated at a rate to be determined by the City Council by a majority vote. A member may hold no other municipal office except the one member of City Council, and also that one of the members may be a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. The City Council must establish the powers and duties of the Planning Commission by ordinance.
Section 2:01. Savings Clause.
All proceedings pending and all rights and liabilities existing, acquired or incurred at the time this Ordinance takes effect are saved and may be consummated according to the law when they were commenced.
Section 3:01. Repealer Clause.
All ordinances or policies of the city in conflict with the provisions herewith are hereby repealed. This ordinance is intended to be both preventative and punitive, and is intended to be in furtherance of and an extension of, but not in conflict with, the provisions of the city charter of the City of the Village of Clarkston, and the laws of the State of Michigan.
Section 4:01. Severability Clause.
Should any section, subdivision, clause or phrase of this Ordinance be declared by the courts to be invalid, the validity of this Ordinance as a whole, or in part, shall not be affected other than the part invalidated.
Section 5:01. Effective Date.
Public Hearing having been held by the Planning Commission for the City of the Village of Clarkston on November 7, 2012, the provisions of this Ordinance shall take effect 20 days after publication.
Made and passed by the City Council of the City of the Village of Clarkston this 26th day of November 2012.
Published: December 5, 2012