§ 56.51 APPEALS.
   (A)   Any person, firm, corporation, or organization notified of non-compliance with this chapter, who, or that is required to perform monitoring, analyses, reporting and/or corrective actions that is aggrieved by a decision of a City employee or contractor issuing such decision, may appeal the decision in writing to the City Manager within ten days following the effective date of the decision. The appeal must include all necessary documents, including, but not limited to, a survey, all structures or improvements, total property area, impervious area, drainage structures, drainage patterns and any features that contain, retain, or detain storm runoff on their own property, and diminish the quantity of stormwater as handled by the city.
   (B)   Upon receipt of the request, the City Manager or designee shall request a report and recommendation from the subject city employee or contractor and shall set the matter for administrative hearing at the earliest practicable date.
   (C)   At the hearing, the City Manager or his designee may hear additional evidence, and may revoke, affirm, or modify the earlier decision. Such decision shall be final, subject to appeal to a court of competent jurisdiction.
   (D)   The threshold for retroactive credits and adjustments shall be three billing cycles prior to appeal application and/or the date of property owner transfer, with exception to vacant/unimproved or unidentified property that has not been charged stormwater user fees.
(Ord. 18-09, passed 11-2-09; Am. Ord. 5-10, passed 3-16-10; Am. Ord. 3-18, passed 3-20-18; Am. Ord. 5-18, passed 4-17-18; Am. Ord. 12-22, passed 11-1-22)