§ 158.412  APPEALS.
   (A)   Except as provided below, appeals shall be made in a manner consistent with procedures for appeals established within §§ 158.295 through 158.301 of this chapter.
   (B)   All appeals must be taken within a reasonable time, as provided in this chapter, by filing with the Director and with the Hearing Officer, a notice of appeal specifying the grounds thereof. The Director shall forthwith transmit to the Hearing Officer all the papers constituting the record upon which the action appealed from was taken.
   (C)   An appeal shall stay all proceedings in furtherance of the action appealed from, unless the Director certifies to the Hearing Officer, after the notice of appeal has been filed with it, that by reason of the facts stated in the certificate a stay would, in the Director's opinion, cause imminent peril to life or property. In such cases, proceedings shall not be stayed otherwise than by order of the Hearing Officer on notice to the Director and on due cause shown.
   (D)   The Hearing Officer shall fix a reasonable time for the hearing of appeals, give public notice and due notice to the parties in interest, and decide the same within a reasonable time, consistent with the times and procedures for notice, hearing and decision of appeals provided in this chapter. Upon the hearing any party may appear in person or by agent or by attorney.
   (E)   The Hearing Officer may, in conformity with the provisions of this chapter and the Airport Zoning Act, ILCS Ch. 620, Act 25, §§ 1 et seq., reverse or affirm, wholly or partly, or modify, the order, requirement, decision or determination appealed from and may make such order, requirement, decision or determination as ought to be made, and to that end shall have all the powers of the Director from which the appeal is taken.
(Ord. 3718, passed 6-20-2011)