(A)   Violation of this chapter or the regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter constitutes grounds for suspension or revocation of the inspection sticker or driver's permit. Upon learning of a violation for which the Mayor proposes to suspend or revoke a sticker or permit, the Mayor will give written notification of the alleged violation to the drive and the certificate holder, and of the manner in which a hearing on the manner may be requested.
   (B)   The Mayor may immediately suspend an inspection sticker or drive's permit for serious violations of applicable ordinances or regulations when such action is deemed warranted by the Mayor for reasons of public health and safety. At the time of such action, the driver and the certificate holder against whom such action is taken shall be notified in writing of the manner in which a hearing on the matter may be requested.
   (C)   Upon notice of suspension or intended suspension or revocation of sticker or permits, the driver or certificate holder shall be provided an opportunity for a hearing before the Mayor. A request for a hearing shall be made in writing and within five (5) days of the notice of suspension. If a hearing is requested, it shall be provided within ten (10) days of the Mayor's receipt of the request. The driver or certificate holder may be represented by counsel and may call witnesses to testify on his behalf. The City Attorney shall prescribe by regulation fair and reasonable hearing procedures, a copy of which shall be provided to any person against whom such action is taken.
   (D)   An order of revocation or suspension in excess of ten (10) days shall be approved and signed by the Mayor.
(Ord. 97-18, passed 11-17-97)