(A)   All hearings shall be open to the public.
   (B)   The owner or vehicle owner may first present evidence to justify his/her failure to comply with the ten-day notice of intention to abate nuisance.  This evidence may be presented by live testimony or sworn written statement.  Thereafter, a representative of the city may present evidence.
   (C)   The hearing officer shall conduct the hearing in an informal fashion and shall not be bound by the technical rules of evidence.
(`64 Code, Sec. 19-35)  (Ord. No. 2410)