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(A) The right of appeal to the City Council shall be afforded any principal or agent of a business placarded.
(B) Any principal or agent exercising their right to appeal shall notify the Chief of Police or designee in writing their intent to appeal within ten days of the date of the violation. If the Chief of Police or designee has received a notice of an intent to appeal and the principal or agent of a business has produced a valid State of Iowa massage therapy license or has established some other legal use of the business the Chief of Police or designee shall temporarily rescind the suspension until the appeal is heard by the City Council.
(C) Once receiving the intent to appeal, the Chief of Police or designee shall file the notice received from the principal or agent with the City Clerk’s office as soon as practical.
(D) The appeal will be addressed by the City Council at the next regularly scheduled City Council meeting allowing adequate time to add the appeal to the Council agenda.
(E) Upon hearing the appeal, the City Council shall determine if the business shall have their operation of a massage business suspended as outlined above and the dates of said suspension.
(F) The City Council’s decision on the suspension shall be final.
(Ord. 2019-17, passed 11-5-19)