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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 24 Building Regulat Chapter 24.51 Wildfire Hazard Zones
24.51.050 Appeals of Decisions Made by the Chief

Notwithstanding any contradictory portion of Code Section 24.10.080:

A. Any decision made by the Chief, regarding the application of a Wildfire Hazard Zone to any area in the City, may be appealed to the Bureau of Development Services Board of Appeals (Board) solely in accordance with this subsection. In considering such appeals the Board shall act solely in accord with this section.

B. Such appeal shall be in writing and shall be filed with the Board within fourteen days of the date of the Chief’s decision. The appeal shall include a statement regarding the elements of the Chief’s decision with which the appellant takes issue. Reference to facts and the criteria listed above, is required.

C. A copy of the appeal shall be provided to the Chief at the same time that it is filed with the Board. The Chief shall have fourteen days from the date of the appeal to respond, in writing, to the Board and all appellants.

D. The Board shall issue a notice of a hearing date and the place and time of the hearing. Notice shall be provided to the appellants and the Chief.

E. The Board shall then hold a hearing upon any such appeal. After considering the issues raised on appeal, and the reasonableness of the Chief’s interpretation of applicable criteria, the Board shall, by majority vote, affirm or modify the Chief’s decision. The Board’s decision shall be based solely upon the criteria set out in this Chapter and shall include findings addressing the facts and the criteria. The decision of the Board shall have full force and effect. A certified copy of the decision shall be delivered to the appellant.

Any appeal of the Board’s decision shall by writ of review.

Title 24 Building Regulat
Chapter 24.10 Administration and Enforcement
Chapter 24.15 Definitions
Chapter 24.20 Special Inspections
Chapter 24.25 Movings of Buildings
Chapter 24.30 Home Occupations
Chapter 24.35 Historical Buildings
Chapter 24.40 Use of and Projections Over Public Streets and Property
Chapter 24.45 Parking and Driveway Surfaces
Chapter 24.50 Flood Hazard Areas
Chapter 24.51 Wildfire Hazard Zones
Chapter 24.55 Building Demolition
Chapter 24.60 Fences
Chapter 24.65 Sidewalk Vault Openings
Chapter 24.70 Clearing, Grading and Erosion Control
Chapter 24.75 Uniform Building Address System
Chapter 24.80 (Repealed)
Chapter 24.85 Seismic Design Requirements for Existing Buildings
Chapter 24.90 Manufactured Dwelling Installation and Accessory Structures, Manufactured Dwelling Parks, Recreation Parks, Recreational Park Trailer Installation and Accessory Structures
Chapter 24.95 (Repealed)