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17.26.150 Denial, Suspension or Revocation of Permit.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 182760, effective June 5, 2009.) 

A.  The City Engineer may revoke or suspend the permit, or deny either the issuance or renewal thereof, of any person to conduct business on the sidewalks of the City of Portland based on the following findings:

1.  that such person has violated or failed to meet any of the provisions of this Chapter;

2.  that the cart operation has become detrimental to surrounding businesses and/or the public, due to either appearance or condition of the cart.

3.  any required permit has been suspended, revoked or canceled; or

4.  the permittee does not have a currently effective insurance policy in the minimum amount provided in Section 17.26.050 E.

B.  Upon denial, suspension or revocation, the City Engineer shall give notice of such action to the permit holder or applicant, as the case may be, in writing stating the action the City Engineer has taken and the reasons therefore.  If the action of the City Engineer is a revocation based on Subsections A.3. and 4. of this Section, the action shall be effective upon giving such notice to the permittee, otherwise such notice shall contain the further provision that it shall become final and effective within 10 days.  Any revocation effective immediately may also be appealed to the Council by such filing within 10 days.  Any revocation, suspension or denial may be appealed to the City Council by filing a written notice of appeal with the City Auditor within 10 days of receipt of notification.