(a)   Notice. When an application is made for a permit to construct and establish a gas station, such application shall be filed in proper form with the City Clerk, together with a request for a hearing thereon. The Clerk shall immediately place the request for a hearing upon the calendar for hearings and shall cause notices, stating the time, place and object of the hearing, to be served personally or by mail, at least twelve days prior to the date of such hearing, upon the parties making the request for the hearing and the owners of record of property within 400 feet of the premises involved. All notices by mail shall be deemed to have been given when deposited in the United States mail, addressed to the respective property owners of record, to the address shown on the last assessment roll of the City.
(Ord. 1994-01.  Passed 6-21-94.)
   (b)   Representation at Hearing. Upon the hearing of any application any party may appear in person or by agent or attorney and be heard.
   (c)   Decision. The Board of Zoning Appeals shall decide upon the request for a permit within a reasonable time and may make such order, requirement, decision or determination as in its opinion ought to be made in the premises so that the spirit of this chapter is observed, public safety secured and substantial justice done.
   (d)   Expiration of Order. Any order granted by the Board in accordance with subsection (c) hereof shall expire six months from the date thereof unless a permit in accordance therewith is applied for within such six months. 
(Ord. 59.  Passed 3-16-82.)