Chapter 17.32


17.32.010    Notice required – Defects.

17.32.020    Appeals from administrative action.

17.32.010 Notice required – Defects.

A. Notice of any public hearing required under the terms of this title shall be given at least 10 days prior to the first hearing by at least one publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the city and by the U.S. Mail, postage prepaid, to all persons whose name and address appear on the latest adopted tax roll as owning property within a distance or of not less than 300 feet from the exterior boundaries of the area subject to the hearing (Government Code Section 65090).

B. Any defect or error appearing in such notice shall not divest the city council or jurisdiction nor invalidate any proceedings. (Ord. 186, 2003)

17.32.020 Appeals from administrative action.

A. All interpretations and decisions of the city staff authorized by this title are subject to appeal. Appeals of any administrative interpretation or decision shall be made by filing a written appeal with the city clerk. The city council shall hear and decide on the appeal within 45 days of filing the appeal, and shall make findings supporting their decision on the matter.

B. All such appeals shall be filed with the city clerk within 10 calendar days of the final decision.

C. The city council will conduct the appeal as a de novo hearing and may approve, deny or modify conditions of approval. The city council may also refer the matter back to staff for additional consideration or to obtain additional information.

D. The decision of the city council shall be final on all matters unless an appeal is filed with superior court of the county of Siskiyou within 30 days after the decision of the city council.

E. No building permit shall be issued in any case where a conditional use permit is required by the terms of this title until after the period allowed for appeal. In the event of an appeal, no such permit shall be granted until the matter has been finally approved by the city council. Building permits issued pursuant to this chapter shall conform to the terms and conditions of the conditional use permit granted. (Ord. 186, 2003)