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Any person or entity aggrieved by a finding, determination, notice, order or action taken under the provisions of this article may appeal and shall be apprised of his right to appeal to the City Hearing Officer. An appeal must be perfected within three days after receipt of notice of any protested decision or action by filing with the office of the Mayor a letter of appeal briefly stating therein the basis for such appeal. A hearing shall be held on a date no more than 10 days after receipt of the letter of appeal. Appellant shall be given at least five days notice of the time and place of the hearing. The City Hearing Officer shall give the appellant and any other interested party a reasonable opportunity to be heard, in order to show cause why the determination of the Mayor's staff should not be upheld. At the conclusion of the hearing, the City Hearing Officer shall make a final and conclusive decision. This decision shall be immediately appealable to a court of competent jurisdiction. A nonrefundable hearing fee of $50.00 shall accompany each appeal to the City Hearing Officer that is filed pursuant to this Section.
('74 Code, § 8-12-8) (Ord. 56-1991; Am. Ord. 38-2002)