A proposition to approve an ordinance or petition shall be printed on the ballot in substantially the following form:
"Shall the ordinance (describe the effect of the ordinance) be approved?
( ) YES
( ) NO"
The ballot shall be separate from all other ballots used at the election.
If a majority of the votes cast on a proposition shall be in the affirmative, the plan contained therein shall be put into effect as provided in this Article. If a majority of the votes cast shall be against the proposition, the ordinance or petition proposing the amendments shall be void and of no effect. (1969, c. 629, s. 2; 1971, c. 698, s. 1.)