35. An application under section 34 is deemed to have been refused if the regional county municipality has not, within 90 days of receiving a copy of the resolution containing the application, passed a resolution granting the application.
The councillors representing the local municipality on the council of the regional county municipality shall not participate in any deliberations concerning, or vote on, the application. The resolution granting the application requires a two-thirds majority of the votes cast.
The secretary-treasurer of the regional county municipality shall, as soon as possible, send to the local municipality and to the mixed enterprise company, by registered mail, a certified copy of the resolution setting out the decision of the regional county municipality granting the application.