§ 5.20.130. Appeal  

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  • Upon the denial, suspension or revocation of a permit under this chapter, the applicant is prohibited from conducting filming, videotaping or producing motion pictures within the city until such time as an appeal has been heard and the denial has been reversed as provided herein. Any person aggrieved by the action of the city in the denial of an application for a film permit shall have the right of appeal to the administrative hearing officer. Such appeal shall be taken by filing with the administrative hearing officer at the city clerk's office within ten business days after notice of the denial has been mailed to such person's last known address, a written statement setting forth fully the grounds for the appeal. The administrative hearing officer shall set the matter for hearing within ten business days and cause notice of the time and place to be given to the applicant. Notice shall be given to the applicant no less than five business days prior to the date of such hearing. The hearing shall be conducted in the manner set forth in RMC § 4.04.170. The decision and order of the administrative hearing officer shall be final and conclusive. Both the city and the applicant shall have the right to appeal the decision of the administrative hearing officer to municipal court, unless appeal to another tribunal is required by law. Any appeal from the hearing officer's decision must be taken within 30 calendar days after notice of the final decision. Trial in municipal court shall be de novo.

(Ord. No. 5601, § 2, 9-22-04)