(a) After holding a public hearing on a proposed amendment of a zoning map in Article XVII of this Chapter, the City Council may act to approve the proposed amendment by ordinance, based on the
approval criteria of Section 50-3-70 of this Code.
(b) No proposed amendment may be approved except by a majority vote of the City Council or a three fourths (3/4) vote of the City Council where a valid protest petition has been filed. Protest petitions are addressed in Section 50-3-71 of this Code.
(c) When a petition for a proposed amendment of a zoning map in Article XVII of this Chapter is approved by the City Council and the notice of enactment is published, the ordinance becomes effective in accordance with MCL 125.3401(6) and Section 4-118 of the 2012 Detroit City Charter.
(d) Where a petition for a proposed amendment of a zoning map in ARTICLE XVII of this Chapter is not acted upon by the City Council within one hundred twenty (120) days of the date of receipt of the City Planning Commission’s report, it shall be deemed to have been denied, unless extended by the City Council. The City Council’s receipt of the City Planning Commission report occurs on the first day that the report appears on the City Council’s formal agenda.
(e) Where City Council denies a petition for a proposed amendment to a zoning map prior to the expiration of one hundred twenty (120) days of the date of receipt of the City Planning Commission’s report, it may do so by resolution.
Amended by Ord. No. 18-18 (JCC 6/21/2018, Passed 7/24/2018, Approved 7/30/2018, Published 8/22/2018, Effective 8/30/2018); Saved From Repeal by Ord. No. 28-19 (JCC 7/23/2019, Passed 9/10/2019, Approved 9/11/2019, Published 9/20/2019, Effective 10/1/2019).