[HISTORY: Adopted by Board of Commissioners of the Township of Springfield 7-13-1948 by Ord. No. 297. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established in the Township of Springfield a Commission to be known as the "Planning Commission of Springfield Township," which shall have all the rights, powers and duties as provided and set forth in the statutes of the State of Pennsylvania, and any amendments or supplements thereto.
[Amended 2-10-1976 by Ord. No. 942; 10-13-2015 by Ord. No. 1563]
The Planning Commission shall be composed of seven residents of the Township, one from each ward, who shall be appointed by the Township Board of Commissioners and shall serve without compensation. The term of office of the planning members shall be as determined by the Board of Commissioners and shall not exceed four years. Each appointment shall be made so that multiple members terms will not expire in the same year. The Board of Commissioners shall appoint successors and fill any vacancy for the unexpired portion of such vacant term. The Board may reappoint members at the expiration of their term.