Upon receipt of an application in proper form, the code official shall arrange to advertise the time and place of public hearing. Such advertisement shall be given by at least one publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the jurisdiction. Such notice shall state the nature of the request, the location of the property, and the time and place of hearing. Reasonable effort shall also be made to give notice by regular mail of the time and place of hearing to each surrounding property owner; the extent of the area to be notified shall be set by the code official. A notice of such hearing shall be posted in a conspicuous manner on the subject property.
Any person with standing, aggrieved or affected by any decision of the code official shall be permitted to appeal to the examiner, board or commission by written request with the code official. Upon furnishing the proper information, the code official shall transmit to the examiner, board or commission all papers and pertinent data related to the appeal.
An appeal shall only be considered if filed within [NUMBER OF WORKING DAYS] days after the cause arises or the appeal shall not be considered. If such an appeal is not made, the decision of the code official shall be considered final.
An appeal stays all proceedings from further action unless there is immediate danger to public health and safety.
This code shall be permitted to be amended, but all proposed amendments shall be submitted to the code official for review and recommendation to the commission.
There shall be a vote of a majority of the board and commission present in order to decide any matter under consideration. Each decision shall be entered in the minutes by the secretary. All appeals shall be kept in accordance with state regulations and such appeals shall be open to the public.
Notice in writing of the decision and the disposition of each appeal shall be given to the code official and each appellant by mail or otherwise.