1.08.300 Decision of administrative hearing officer following appeal.
   (a)   If an administrative citation is appealed by the responsible person and an administrative hearing is held as provided in this chapter, the administrative hearing officer shall issue a written decision entitled "administrative order" no later than thirty days after the date on which the administrative hearing concludes. The administrative hearing officer shall make findings within the administrative order regarding the existence of the violation(s) specified in the compliance order, and regarding whether the responsible person took the required corrective action within the time period set forth in the compliance order. If the administrative hearing officer concludes that the violation continues to exist, the administrative order shall set forth a schedule for correction. If the administrative hearing officer determines that the violation(s) set forth in the compliance order did not exist, or that the violation(s) was (were) timely corrected, all proceedings regarding the violation(s) shall immediately cease and the administrative citations shall be canceled. If the administrative hearing officer cancels the administrative citation, any fine deposited with the city shall be promptly refunded. The administrative order shall be served upon the responsible person by registered mail. Service shall be deemed effective on the date of mailing.
   (b)   The administrative order shall impose administrative fines and costs as provided in this chapter.
   (c)   The administrative order shall become final on the date of service, and shall notify the responsible person of the right to appeal as provided in this chapter. The administrative order shall set a deadline for compliance with its terms in the event that the responsible person fails to file an appeal. (Ord. 629, §2, 2009).