Borough of Elizabethtown, PA
Lancaster County
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[Ord. 558, 12/19/1972, § 1]
A Planning Commission is hereby created under the authority of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, Act of July 31, 1968, No. 247, as amended.
[Ord. 558, 12/19/1972, § 1; as amended by Ord. 594, 10/19/1976; by Ord. 649, 10/28/1983]
The Planning Commission shall consist of five members who shall serve without compensation, except that they shall be reimbursed for necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in carrying out their Commission duties. All members shall be residents of the Borough of Elizabethtown.
[Ord. 558, 12/19/1972, § 1; as amended by Ord. 570, 2/19/1974]
The term of each member shall be four years, or until his successor is appointed and qualified. The term is to begin on the first Monday in January next succeeding. The members of the existing Planning Commission shall continue in office until the end of the term for which they are appointed, at which time their successors shall be appointed, as provided by this Part.
[Ord. 558, 12/19/1972, § 1; as amended by Ord. 829, 11/15/2001]
The Commission shall elect its own Chairman and Vice Chairman, who shall serve annual terms and may succeed themselves.
[Ord. 558, 12/19/1972, § 1]
1. 
The Planning Commission shall have the powers and duties in regard to zoning, subdivision and land development, building, housing, planning and the Official Map, as conferred by § 209, as amended, of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
2. 
The Commission may employ administrative and technical services either as consultants or as regular employees to aid in carrying out its duties.
3. 
It may, with the consent of the Borough Council, accept and utilize any funds, personnel or other assistance made available by the county, Commonwealth or Federal government, or from private sources.