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(a) Within 14 days following the hearing on an application for an Overdose Prevention Program permit, the Director shall either issue the permit or mail a written statement of the Director’s reasons for denial thereof to the Applicant.
(b) In granting a permit, the Director may impose conditions as are, in the Director’s judgment, necessary and appropriate to protect the health and safety of the Permittee’s employees or contractors working in the Overdose Prevention Program, businesses and residents in the neighborhood, and/or participants in the program, and to reduce any potential adverse impacts of the program on the neighborhood. Such conditions may include, but are not limited to, conditions relating to the hours of operation of the program.
(c) No Overdose Prevention Program permit may be issued if the Director finds that:
(1) The Applicant has provided materially false documents, testimony, or other information, or has omitted material information;
(2) The Applicant has not complied fully with the provisions of this Article 46; or
(3) The operation as proposed by the Applicant, if permitted, would not comply with all applicable City law, including the provisions of this Article 46 and regulations issued by the Director pursuant to this Article, and/or with any state law governing the operation of an Overdose Prevention Program.
(d) The final permit shall contain the following language: “Issuance of this permit by the City and County of San Francisco is not intended to and does not authorize the violation of State or Federal law.”
(e) A permit issued under this Article 46 shall not be operative and shall not authorize the operation of an Overdose Prevention Program unless and until state law authorizes the City to approve Persons to operate Overdose Prevention Programs.
(Added by Ord. 105-20, File No. 200243, App. 7/10/2020, Eff. 8/10/2020)