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(A) If the request is made within 14 days of the date the civil citation is issued, any responsible person issued a civil citation may request a preliminary review.
(B) A request for preliminary review shall be made on a preliminary review request form and shall include all information that the responsible person desires the individual conducting the preliminary review to consider. The request for preliminary review shall be filed with the city manager.
(C) The preliminary review shall be conducted by an individual designated in writing by the city manager. The purpose of the preliminary review is to identify and dismiss any improperly issued civil citation.
(D) The preliminary review shall include a review of the civil citation, a review of the written request for preliminary review and a review of any evidence submitted by the responsible person.
(E) The responsible person shall be notified of the results of the preliminary review within ten working days of submitting a preliminary review request form. The decision at the preliminary review shall not be subject to judicial review.
(F) A request for preliminary review shall not extend any time periods for compliance, the due date of any fine imposed, or the time to request an administrative hearing.
(G) If the individual conducting the preliminary review concludes that no code violation occurred or that the individual was not responsible for the code violation, the civil citation shall be dismissed, without prejudice.
(`64 Code, Sec. 21-9) (Ord. No. 2488, 2764)