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(A) In cases where a notice of intent to remove a tree is required, any town resident or owner of property within the town may appeal the decision to allow or disallow the removal of a tree by the town or its agents or contractors.
(B) In addition, any applicant for a removal permit may appeal a denial of the permit to the Committee.
(C) Appeals shall be made to the Committee and shall be made in sufficient time for the Committee to decide these matters in the normal course of its business, within 30 days of the notice of tree removal or denial of permit.
(1) Decisions of the Committee shall take into consideration the principles and policies set forth in this chapter or otherwise adopted by the Committee.
(2) Persons wishing to appeal an adverse decision by the Committee may do so by filing with the Clerk-Treasurer a notice of appeal within 30 days of the adverse decision.
(D) The Town Council shall conduct a hearing within 60 days of the filing of the appeal.
(1) The Town Council shall enter written findings.
(2) Persons wishing to appeal the decision of the Town Council may do so by filing with a court of competent jurisdiction in Hendricks County a writ of certiorari within 30 days of the decision of the Town Council.
(Ord. 8-2009, passed 6-15-09)