12.40.120   Protests.
   A.   Withdrawal of Protest. Any protest or objection made pursuant to this chapter, or any signatures to such objection protests, may be withdrawn by written withdrawal signed, by the person or persons who sign the protest or objection and filed with the clerk at any time prior to the determination by the council as to whether or not a majority protest exists. Any protest, objection, or signature withdrawn shall not be counted in computing a majority protest.
   B.   Waiver of Protest. Any objections or protests not made at the time and in the manner provided by this chapter are deemed waived voluntarily.
   C.   Determination of Protest. Except in the case of the majority protest, the council may sustain or deny by resolution any or all objections and protests, and its determination is final. (Prior code § 7073.11)