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(1) Public Notice. Users shall follow the procedures for public notice found in PMC 13.90.070(7) and (8). The Public Works Director shall consider and respond to public input as appropriate prior to issuance of a permit. The Public Works Director shall arrange a public meeting if there is interest.

(2) Permit Appeals. The Public Works Director shall provide public notice of the issuance of a wastewater discharge permit. Any person, including the user, may petition the Public Works Director to reconsider the terms of a wastewater discharge permit within 30 days of notice of its issuance.

(a) Failure to submit a timely petition for review shall be deemed to be a waiver of the administrative appeal.

(b) In its petition, the appealing party must indicate the wastewater discharge permit provisions objected to, the reasons for this objection, and the alternative condition, if any, it seeks to place in the wastewater discharge permit.

(c) The effectiveness of the wastewater discharge permit shall not be stayed pending the appeal.

(d) If the Public Works Director fails to act within 45 days, a request for reconsideration shall be deemed to be denied. Decisions not to reconsider a wastewater discharge permit, not to issue a wastewater discharge permit, or not to modify a wastewater discharge permit shall be considered final administrative actions for purposes of judicial review.

(e) Aggrieved parties seeking judicial review of the final administrative wastewater discharge permit decision must do so by filing a complaint in the Franklin County Superior Court within 21 days from the final administrative action. [Ord. 4169 § 1, 2014; Code 1970 § 13.62.050(C).]