[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Warwick as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 11-9-1977 (Ch. 6 of the 1973 Municipal Code)]
Whenever there is no duly constituted Town Planning Board existing in the Town of Warwick, all functions of a planning board pursuant to state law, the Town of Warwick Municipal Code or any rule or regulations shall be performed by the Town Board.
[Amended 6-23-1988 by L.L. No. 1-1988]
All other officers, boards, agencies and commissions shall make referrals to the Town Board, acting as a Planning Board, in the manner provided in this Code or any rule or regulation before taking official action, in case there is no duly constituted Town Planning Board.
[Adopted 5-12-1994 by L.L. No. 4-1994; amended in its entirety 11-29-2001 by L.L. No. 7-2001]
The Town Board of the Town of Warwick is hereby authorized to create a five-member Planning Board pursuant to the authority of Town Law § 271.
Appointment of members shall be in accordance with Town Law § 271.
At least one member of the Planning Board shall be an agricultural member as defined in Town Law § 271.
The Town Board shall appoint one alternate member, whose term shall be for one year. The alternate member shall fully participate in all proceedings of the Planning Board, but may vote only when another member is absent or abstains. The power of the Chairperson to designate an alternate pursuant to Town Law § 271(15)(b) is hereby superseded.
The Town Board may, by resolution, establish requirements for training, continuing education, and/or attendance.
The provisions of this Article II shall supersede any inconsistent provision of Town Law § 271.