Email: Chapter 8A, Article 3, Section 10
§8A-3-10. Rejection or amendment of comprehensive plan by governing body.
(a) If a governing body rejects or amends the recommended comprehensive plan, then the comprehensive plan must be returned to the planning commission for its consideration, with a written statement of the reasons for the rejection or amendment.
(b) The planning commission has forty-five days to consider the rejection or amendment and make recommendations to the governing body.
(c) If the planning commission approves the amendment to the comprehensive plan, then the comprehensive plan shall stand as adopted by the governing body.
(d) If the planning commission disapproves of the rejection or amendment, then the planning commission shall state its reasons in its written recommendations to the governing body.
(e) Within forty-five days of receipt of the planning commission's written recommendations for disapproval, the governing body must act on the comprehensive plan.
(f) If the planning commission does not file a written recommendation with the governing body within forty-five days, then the action in rejecting or amending the comprehensive plan is final.