Section 11-85-6

Adoption of plan by municipal planning commission; certification of proposed amendments to adopted plan to regional planning commission for approval, etc.

(a) Such plan may be adopted by the municipal planning commission of any municipality within the region to which it is certified by the regional planning commission. Such adoption shall be in accordance with the procedure specified in Sections 11-52-8, 11-52-9, and 11-52-10 for the adoption of plans by municipal planning commissions. When thus adopted, it shall thereupon have the same force and effect within such municipality as plans made and adopted by municipal planning commissions and shall be deemed an original municipal plan or an amendment of or addition to the municipal plan.

(b) Before adopting any amendment of the municipal plan which would constitute a violation of or departure from the regional plan certified to the municipal planning commission by the regional planning commission, the municipal planning commission shall submit such proposed amendment to the regional planning commission, which latter commission shall certify to the municipal commission its approval, disapproval, or other opinion concerning the proposed amendment.

(Acts 1935, No. 534, p. 1126; Code 1940, T. 37, §813.)