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The regulations, restrictions and boundaries established by this chapter may, from time to time, be amended, supplemented, changed or modified or repealed by ordinance, in accordance with the procedures provided by §§ 264 and 265 of the Town Law.

Referral of certain amendments to County Planning Board.
However, all amendments to this chapter which would change the district classification or the regulations applying to real property lying within a distance of 500 feet from the boundary of the Town of Jerusalem, or from the boundary of an existing or proposed county or state park or other recreational area, or from the right-of-way of any existing or proposed county or state parkway, throughway, expressway, road or highway, or from the existing or proposed right-of-way of any stream or drainage channel line, or from the existing or proposed boundary of any county or state-owned land on which a public building or institution is situated shall be referred to the Yates County Planning Board, as required by § 239-m of the General Municipal Law. If the Yates County Planning Board fails to report within 30 days after receipt of a full statement of such referred matter, the Town Board of Jerusalem may act without such report. If the Yates County Planning Board disapproves of the proposed amendment, supplement, change or modification of the proposal of the Town of Jerusalem, the Town Board shall not act contrary to such disapproval or recommendation, except by the vote of a majority plus one of all the members thereof and after the adoption of a resolution fully setting forth the reasons for such contrary act.