A. If a responsible party has received a written citation or stop work
order as described in this Chapter and the responsible party believes the
citation or order has been issued in error, the responsible party may request
that the citation or order be reviewed by the Director. The responsible party
must submit a written request to the Director within 15 days of the date of the
citation or order. The written request shall be submitted together with all
evidence that supports the responsible party’s request. Work subject to a stop
work order may not be resumed until approved according to Section 32.66.040,
Stop Work Orders. Following review, the Director will issue a written
determination. The Director’s determination will be served on the responsible
party by regular mail.
B. A responsible party may appeal the Director’s written determination
to the Code Hearings Officer in accordance with Chapter 22.10 of Portland City
C. Nothing in this Chapter limits the authority of the Director to
initiate a code enforcement proceeding under Title 22, Hearings Officer for any
violations of this Title.