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10.70.070 Appeal of Notice of Violations and Penalties.

A. Whenever the responsible party has been given a written notice or order pursuant to this title and has been directed to make any correction or to perform any act and the responsible party believes the finding of the notice or order was in error, the responsible party may have the notice or order reviewed by the Director.  If a review is sought, the responsible party shall submit a written request to the Director within 10 days of the date of the notice or order.  Such review shall be conducted by the Director. The responsible party requesting such review shall be given the opportunity to present evidence to the Director.  Following a review, the Director shall issue a written determination.  Nothing in this Section shall limit the authority of the Director to initiate a code enforcement proceeding under Title 22.

B. A responsible party may appeal a written notice of a violation or civil penalty to the Codes Hearings Officer in accordance with Title 22 of the City Code.