(a)   Deadline for renewal application. All licenses or certificates of registration issued under this Division Z shall be effective for one year from the date of approval. An application for the renewal of an existing license or registration shall be made prior to the expiration date of the license or registration and shall be made in such form as the requires. If, in the judgment of the City Council, good and sufficient cause is shown by an applicant for the applicant’s failure to submit a renewal application before the expiration of the existing license, the City Council may, if the other provisions of this Division Z are complied with, grant the renewal application.
   (b)   Consideration of renewal application. Within a reasonable period after the completion of the renewal verification process by the , the shall accept or deny the renewal application in accordance with this Division Z. If the renewal application is denied, the shall notify the applicant of the determination in writing. The notice shall be mailed by regular mail to the applicant at the address provided in the application and it shall inform the applicant of the applicant’s right, within 20 days after receipt of the notice by the applicant, to request an appeal of the determination to the City Council. If an appeal to the City Council is timely received by the , the hearing before the City Council shall take place within a reasonable period of receipt of the appeal by the .
(Ord. 93-24, passed 5-10-1993; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; added by Ord. 2007-18, passed 5-7-2007; amended by Ord. 2008-15, passed 5-5-2008)