(A)   Procedure - The granting of a pass-through item by the hearing officer to the owner shall be in accordance with application procedures established by resolution adopted by the city council.
   (B)   Eligible items - Subject to the requirements of State law, guidelines adopted by city council resolution and disclosure to residents of total billing and method of allocation, an owner may remove from the monthly space rent and separately itemize on the monthly rental statement the cost for any utilities not metered to the resident's mobile home. The owner may pass on to the residents any increase or decrease in utilities as they occur.
   (C)   Protest - Residents shall have 15 days from the date that a notice of pass-through item application is mailed to file with the director a protest to the application objecting to the accuracy of the calculations used by the owner to determine the pass-through item. Within ten days of the filing of a protest, the director shall notify the owner in writing of the protest and schedule a hearing by the hearing officer.
   (D)   Review - The hearing officer shall review the application and shall allow only testimony that relates to those disputed issues listed in the protest. The hearing officer shall decide the issues in dispute. Within 35 days after the completion of the hearing, the hearing officer shall issue a written decision on the application and protest.
   (E)   Termination - Parks with existing authorized pass-through items may modify or terminate such items in accordance with procedures established by resolution adopted by city council.
(`64 Code, Sec. 17.1-12) (Ord. No. 2475)