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(a) If the Planning Department has failed to act on a Coastal Zone Permit Application within a one-year period from the date of which the application has been accepted as complete, the person claiming a right to proceed shall notify in writing the Zoning Administrator of his or her claim that the development has been approved by operation of law. Such notice shall specify the application which is claimed to be approved.
(b) When an applicant claims that a Coastal Zone Permit Application has been approved by operation of law, a written notice shall be mailed by the Zoning Administrator within seven calendar days of such action to the California Coastal Commission and any person entitled to receive notice that the application has been approved by operation of law. Approval of a Coastal Zone Permit Application by expiration of time limitation may be appealed to the California Coastal Commission.
(Ord. 509-85, App. 11/22/85; amended by Ord. 188-15 , File No. 150871, App. 11/4/2015, Eff. 12/4/2015)
Nonsubstantive changes; Ord. 188-15 , Eff. 12/4/2015.