(A)   Within 15 working days after closing the hearing, the hearing officer shall issue a written decision to uphold or dismiss the civil citation. The decision of the hearing officer shall be final.
   (B)   The hearing officer may not increase or reduce any fine specified in a civil citation.
   (C)   The notice of decision shall be personally delivered or mailed to the responsible person.
   (D)   If the hearing officer dismisses the civil citation, the city shall, within 30 days of the date of the notice of decision, refund to the responsible person any fine deposited with the city.
   (E)   If the hearing officer upholds a civil citation when the fine deposit has been waived, the hearing officer shall specify in the notice of decision the due date for payment of the fine.
(`64 Code, Sec. 21-13)  (Ord. No. 2488, 2824)