[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Ligonier 4-13-2017 by Ord. No. 567. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 21, Planning Committee, adopted 3-4-2014 by Ord. No. 561.
[Amended 7-13-2017 by Ord. No. 568]
Under the authority of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, 53 P.S. § 10201. there is hereby created in the Borough of Ligonier a Planning Commission which shall be comprised of five members appointed by the Borough Council and which Planning Commission shall be the planning agency for the Borough. The engineer for the Borough or an engineer appointed by the Borough Council shall serve the Planning Commission as engineering advisor. The solicitor for the Borough of Ligonier, or an attorney appointed by the Borough Council, shall serve the Planning Commission as legal advisor.
The Council of the Borough of Ligonier hereby assigns to the Planning Commission all the powers and duties conferred on planning agencies by the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
Editor's Note: See 53 P.S. § 10101 et seq.
The Borough Council may employ administrative and technical services to aid in carrying out the provisions of this chapter either as consultants on particular matters or as regular employees of the municipality.
The Borough Council may accept and utilize any funds. personnel or other assistance made available by the county, commonwealth or the federal government, or any of their agencies, or from private sources. The Council may enter into agreements or contracts regarding the acceptance or utilization of the funds or assistance in accordance with the governmental procedures of the municipality.
Whenever in the Zoning Ordinance of the Borough of Ligonier or any other law or ordinance of the Borough of Ligonier, County of Westmoreland, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the United States of America, the term "Planning Committee" is used, it shall from the date of this chapter be deemed to mean "Planning Commission."