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17.06.030 Organization and Rules.

A.  The Public Works Permitting Section shall administer the provisions of this Chapter.

B.  The personnel of the Public Works Permitting Section shall consist of a Public Works Permit Engineering Manager and other employees as may be allowed and provided by City Council. Such personnel may act to enforce provisions of this Title. The Public Works Permit Engineering Manager shall report to the Development Division Managers of the Bureaus of Transportation, Environmental Services, and Water.

C.  The Public Works Permitting Section shall reside in the Bureau of Transportation Budget.  Each year the Bureaus of Transportation, Environmental Services, and Water shall negotiate and implement an Interagency Agreement to manage administration and operations of the Section.

1.  The Public Works Permit Engineering Manager, under the direction of the three Development Division Managers for the Bureaus of Transportation, Environmental Services and Water, and in consultation with the City Engineer and Chief Engineers of the Bureaus of Environmental Services and Water, shall establish rules and procedures for appeals. The rules may include, consistent with this Code, a description of agency decisions that are and are not subject to appeal under this Code section.