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§ 153A‑323.  Procedure for adopting, amending,or repealing ordinances under this Article and Chapter 160A, Article 19.

(a)        Before adopting, amending, or repealing any ordinanceauthorized by this Article or Chapter 160A, Article 19, the board of commissionersshall hold a public hearing on the ordinance or amendment. The board shallcause notice of the hearing to be published once a week for two successivecalendar weeks. The notice shall be published the first time not less than 10days nor more than 25 days before the date fixed for the hearing. In computingsuch period, the day of publication is not to be included but the day of thehearing shall be included.

(b)        If the adoption or modification of the ordinance wouldresult in changes to the zoning map or would change or affect the permitteduses of land located five miles or less from the perimeter boundary of amilitary base, the board of commissioners shall provide written notice of theproposed changes by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the commanderof the military base not less than 10 days nor more than 25 days before thedate fixed for the public hearing. If the military provides comments oranalysis regarding the compatibility of the proposed ordinance or amendmentwith military operations at the base, the board of commissioners shall take thecomments and analysis into consideration before making a final determination onthe ordinance. (1959, c. 1006, s. 1; c.1007; 1973, c. 822, s. 1; 1981, c. 891, ss. 2, 9; 2004‑75, s. 1; 2005‑426,s. 1(b).)