Sec. 25-375.9. Appeal.
(a) Any person aggrieved by the refusal of the chief of police, or his designee, to grant a permit, or by the revocation of a permit after one has been issued, may but is not required to appeal the denial to the city manager, or his designee, by filing with the city manager’s office, within five (5) working days after the date of denial or revocation, a written notice of the appeal setting for the grounds therefor. The city manager, or his designee, shall act upon the appeal within five (5) working days after its receipt.
(b) The decision of the chief of police or his designee or the city manager, or his designee, may be appealed to the circuit court of the City of Lynchburg, in accordance with the laws of the state.
(c) In any appeal under this section, the city shall have the burden of demonstrating that the denial of the permit was justified under Section 25-375.4 of this article.
(d) The city shall meet all deadlines set by the court and by applicable statutes and court rules, and shall otherwise seek to assure that the appeal, including any motion for preliminary relief, is decided as expeditiously as possible. (Ord. No. O-99-093, 5-11-99)
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