The Landscape Review & Appeals Commission is granted powers and duties as provided in FGC Sec. 2-375, subject to the applicant’s right of appeal to the City Council: The Landscape Review & Appeals Commission shall, within ten city working days of submission, review any disputes arising from the Building Official’s application of the prescriptive design method (FGC Sec. 10-438(c)(1)), an applicant’s election to use the professional design method (FGC Sec. 10-438(c)(2)), or an applicant’s election to use the alternative compliance method (FGC Sec. 10-438(c)(3)). Applicants may appeal an adverse decision of the Landscape Review and Appeals Commission to the City Council at the next regular meeting of the City Council that occurs at least seven calendar days after a denial by the Commission.
A majority of the Commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and three affirmative votes shall be necessary to carry any question. Permanent records of meetings shall be kept and promptly filed in the Office of the City Clerk. All meeting minutes shall be open to inspection by any person.