The governing body may grant a modification of the requirements of one (1) or more provisions of this chapter if the literal enforcement will exact undue hardship because of peculiar conditions pertaining to the land in question, provided that such modification will not be contrary to the public interest and that the purpose and intent of the chapter is observed.
All requests for a modification shall be in writing and shall accompany and be a part of the application for development. The request shall state in full the grounds and facts of unreasonableness or hardship on which the request is based, the provision or provisions of the ordinance involved and the minimum modification necessary.
The request for modification shall be referred to the Borough Planning Commission for advisory comments.
The governing body and the Planning Commission shall keep a written record of all action on all requests for modifications.
The governing body may from time to time amend this chapter. Amendments to this chapter shall become effective only after a public hearing held pursuant to public notice. Each such amendment to this chapter shall be submitted to the County Planning Commission thirty (30) days prior to the scheduled public hearing for review and report. The governing body shall not approve an amendment to this chapter until the county report is received or until the expiration of thirty (30) days from the date the amendment was forwarded to the county.