§ 16.04.550. Request for hearing and appeal  


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  • (a) Hearing. Any person affected by a penalty, order or directive of the city issued pursuant to this chapter may, within ten days of the issuance of such penalty, order or directive, request a hearing before the director of the water and sewer department to show cause why such should be modified or made to not apply to such person. Such request shall be in writing and addressed to the director at 455 N. Main Street, Wichita, Kansas. The director, or the director's designee, shall hold the requested hearing as soon as practical after receiving the request, at which time such person shall have the opportunity to be heard. At the conclusion of such hearing, the director, or the director's designee, shall issue a written response to such person's request either affirming, modifying or rescinding the penalty, order or directive at issue.

    (b) Appeal. Any person aggrieved by the decision of the director, or the director's designee, after the hearing provided for above, may appeal such decision to the city council within ten days of the receipt of such decision by filing a written notice of appeal with the city clerk. The city council shall hear such appeal on the record and may affirm, modify or reverse the decision of the director, or the director's designee.

(Ord. No. 42-448 § 5)