[Ord. No. 57 §1, 12-7-1948; Ord. No. 506 §1A, 2-11-1998]
There is hereby established a Velda City Planning and Zoning Commission consisting of seven (7) members, including the Mayor, a member of the Board of Aldermen selected by the Board, the City's Building Commissioner, and four (4) citizens appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board.
[Ord. No. 506 §1(B — C), 2-11-1998]
Members shall serve without compensation and shall serve for a term of four (4) years; provided however, that the first (1st) Commission appointed upon passage of this Section shall be appointed as follows:
The Commission shall elect its Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Secretary from among its citizen members. Their terms shall be for one (1) year with eligibility for reelection. The Vice-Chairman shall succeed the Chairman if he vacates his office before his term is completed, with the Vice-Chairman to serve the unexpired term of the vacated office. A new Vice-Chairman shall be elected at the next regular meeting.
[Ord. No. 57 §3, 12-7-1948; Ord. No. 506 §2, 2-11-1998]
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall have the powers and duties granted to it as provided for in Chapter 89, RSMo., as amended.
[Ord. No. 506 §3, 2-11-1998]
The office of the City Clerk shall be the custodian of all Planning and Zoning Commission records. The Building Commissioner and/or the City staff shall inform the Commission of correspondence relating to business of the Commission and attend to such correspondence. All maps, plans, correspondence, plats and other matter required to be filed shall be kept in the municipal files in accordance with City regulations.
[Ord. No. 57 §4, 12-7-1948]
Before any subdivision plat is approved by the Board of Aldermen, it shall first be presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission for study and approval or recommendation. However, any action of such Planning and Zoning Commission shall not be binding upon the Board of Aldermen but shall be deemed advisory only.
[Ord. No. 57 §5, 12-7-1948]
Before any plan for zoning of the City be submitted by the Planning and Zoning Commission to the Board of Aldermen with its recommendations, the Planning and Zoning Commission shall first hold a public and open meeting of which notice thereof be first given as prescribed by law.
[Ord. No. 57 §6, 12-7-1948]
The Planning and Zoning Commission may adopt such rules and regulations as are deemed necessary for the transaction of its business. It may also avail itself of such services of engineers and consultants and technicians and others as it may deem necessary at the expense of the City.
[Ord. No. 57 §7, 12-7-1948]
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall have such other powers, duties and privileges as are or may be prescribed by the laws of the State of Missouri or the ordinances of the City.
[Ord. No. 324 §2, 7-18-1979]
Any person filing an appeal, application or plan with either the Planning and Zoning Commission of Velda City or the Board of Adjustment of Velda City for the approval of a plat, rezoning of a district or part of a district, obtaining a special use permit, obtaining a variance, or contesting the decision of the Building Commissioner or other official of the City shall provide such written information, plans and documents as deemed necessary by the Planning and Zoning Commission or the Board of Adjustment; and in addition thereto, such a person shall pay a filing fee to the City Clerk in the amount of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for any matter filed before the Planning and Zoning Commission and one hundred dollars ($100.00) for any matter filed before the Board of Adjustment. Such fee shall be non-refundable and neither the Planning and Zoning Commission nor the Board of Adjustment shall schedule or hold public hearings or take any action on such person's application until the filing fee is paid in full.