The planning commission is authorized and empowered to make and adopt a Comprehensive Plan for the physical development of the city, including any areas outside its boundaries which, in the commission's judgment, bear relation to the planning of the City of Opp. Such plan, with the accompanying maps, plats, charts and descriptive matter, shall show the commission's recommendations for the development of such territory, including among other things the general location, character, and extent of streets, playgrounds, parks, and other public ways, grounds and open spaces, the general location of public buildings and other public property, and the general location and extent of public utilities and terminals, whether publicly or privately owned or operated, for water, light, sanitation, transportation, communication, power, and other purposes; also the removal, relocation, widening, narrowing, vacating, abandonment, change of use or extension of any of the foregoing ways, grounds, open spaces, buildings, property, utilities, or terminals as well as a zoning plan for the control of the height, area, bulk, location and use of the buildings and premises.
The Planning Board is hereby authorized and empowered to exercise all powers and do all things authorized to such Planning Board by section 11-52-6 et seq., Code of Alabama 1975, as amended, as it may deem necessary for its work. The Planning Board is also authorized and empowered to exercise all powers and to do all things authorized to such Planning Board by such law, and to exercise such control as it authorized under such law with reference to subdivision of unimproved property.
Capital Improvement Program
During the July 1, 2013 meeting, the Mayor and Council adopted the City's first official Capital Improvement Program.