5.50.050 – Appeal of denial of permits

The decision of the City Administrator (or his/her designate) in refusing to grant a permit under this Article shall be appealable.  The applicant shall have the right to appeal the decision to the Chair of the Government Operations Committee, provided that the applicant files a written notice of appeal, including a statement of the grounds of appeal, with the City Clerk within 15 calendar days after notice of the decision of the City Administrator (or his/her designate).  The Government Operations Committee shall set a hearing on the appeal at its next regularly scheduled Government Operations Committee meeting, and notice of such time and place shall be given in the same manner as specified in this Article.  The Government Operations Committee shall have the power to reverse, affirm, or modify the decision of the City Administrator (or his/her designate).  In making its determination, the Government Operations Committee shall only consider the standards set forth in this Article.  Its decision shall be rendered the same day as the hearing.  The decision of the Government Operations Committee shall be final.

(2002-M-24: § 1)