Sec. 5-28. Revocation.
(a) The city manager or his designee may, and is hereby authorized to, suspend or revoke a certificate issued hereunder for failure of a certificate holder to comply and to maintain compliance with, or for his violation of, any applicable provisions, standards or requirements of this chapter, or of regulations promulgated hereunder, or of any other applicable laws or ordinances or regulations promulgated thereunder, but only after warning and such reasonable time for compliance as may be set by the city manager or his designee. Within ten (10) days after a suspension, the certificate holder shall be afforded a hearing, after reasonable notice. The city manager or his designee shall, within ten (10) days after conclusion of such hearing, issue a written decision (which shall include written findings) as to the suspension of said license. Such written decision shall be promptly transmitted to the licensee to whom it refers. An appeal from the decision of the city manager or his designee may be made to city council.
(b) The initial, semiannual or other ambulance, equipment and premises inspection reports of the Virginia Department of Health herein provided for shall be prima facie evidence of compliance or noncompliance with, or violation of, the provisions, standards and requirements provided herein, and of the regulations promulgated hereunder.
(c) Upon suspension, revocation or termination of an ambulance certificate hereunder, such ambulance shall cease operations as such and no person shall permit such ambulance to continue operations as such. Upon suspension, revocation or termination of a driver's, attendant's or attendant-driver's permit hereunder, such driver, attendant or attendant-driver shall cease to drive or attend an ambulance and no person shall employ or permit such individual to drive or attend an ambulance. (Code 1959, § 3.1-13; Ord. No. O-12-107, 9-11-12)
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