Unified Development Ordinance, 4th supplement, September 2017

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 10 – 2 Effective Date: September 01, 2013 Supp. No. 4 CHAPTER 10. ADMINISTRATION | Article 10.1. Review Bodies Sec. 10.1.1. City Council b. Nine members shall reside within the corporate limits of the City. The 9 members shall be appointed by the City Council for terms of no more than 2 years. c. One member shall reside outside the corporate limits of the City but reside within the limits of the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City. This member shall be appointed by the Chairman and Board of Commissioners ofWake County for a term of no more than 2 years. d. Vacancies on the Planning Commission will be filled in the same manner and by the same governing body as the original appointment. 3. Rules of Procedure a. The Planning Commission shall establish its own rules of procedure, subject to approval by the City Council. b. The rules, regulations, minutes and actions of the Planning Commission shall be maintained at the office of the City Clerk. B. Specific Review Authority The Planning Commission is responsible for review and recommendation regarding: 1. Comprehensive Plan amendments; 2. Text amendments to this UDO; and 3. Rezonings. Sec. 10.1.3. Board of Adjustment A. In General 1. Establishment The Board of Adjustment is established and may exercise any and all powers prescribed by North Carolina general and local law, including the City Charter, and as described in this UDO and in the City Code, and perform duties as lawfully directed by the City Council. 2. Composition a. The Board of Adjustment shall consist of 5 regular members and 3 alternate members. Four of the regular members and 2 of the alternate Article 10.1. Review Bodies Sec. 10.1.1. City Council A. General Authority 1. The City Council may exercise any and all powers prescribed by North Carolina general and local law, including the City Charter, and as described in this UDO and in the City Code. 2. The City Council shall approve the rules of procedure and bylaws for all City Boards and Commissions. 3. The City Council may adopt rules of ethics for all City Boards and Commissions. B. Specific Approval Authority The City Council is responsible for final action regarding: 1. Comprehensive Plan amendments; 2. Text amendments to this UDO; 3. Rezonings; 4. Subdivision approvals in the Metro-Park Overlay District other than single- unit living; 5. Subdivision approvals in a Historic Overlay District or for a designated Historic Landmark; 6. Historic landmark designations; and 7. Amendments to floodprone area maps. Sec. 10.1.2. Planning Commission A. In General 1. Establishment The Planning Commission is established and may exercise any and all powers prescribed by North Carolina general and local law, including the City Charter, and as described in this UDO and in the City Code, and perform duties as lawfully directed by the City Council. 2. Composition a. The Planning Commission shall consist of 10 members.

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