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An application for tax parcel segregation shall be approved, approved with conditions, returned to the applicant for modifications, or denied within 15 days of its receipt by the City Planner. The City Planner shall not be considered to be in receipt of a complete application unless and until such time as the application meets the requirements of PMC 21.55.030.

(1) The City Planner shall forward one copy of the proposed tax parcel segregation plan to the City Engineer, who shall review the plan and submit comments to the City Planner within 10 days of receipt.

(2) Following review of the comments, the City Engineer, but no later than 15 days following receipt of a complete application, the Planning Director shall approve or deny the requested tax parcel segregation. If the tax parcel segregation is denied, the City Planner shall make appropriate findings of fact in writing. Following a decision, the City Planner shall notify the applicant.

(3) The City shall provide the County Assessor’s Office with documentation of acceptance for all approved tax parcel segregations. The applicant shall be responsible for completion of all conditions imposed by the County Assessor and the County Treasurer. The City’s acceptance of the tax parcel segregation shall be valid for a period of 60 days in which the applicant must satisfy all requirements of the County Assessor and the County Treasurer, or the acceptance of the tax parcel segregation shall be null and void.

(4) Appeals of an administrative decision relating to a tax parcel segregation may be made to a Hearing Examiner pursuant to Chapter 25.195 PMC. Such an appeal must be made in writing and filed together with the appeal fees listed in PMC 3.35.110 with the City Planner within 10 working days from the date on which the decision was rendered; if not, the decision of the City Planner is final and no further appeal may be made.

(5) The written appeal shall include a detailed explanation stating the reason for the appeal. The decision of the Hearing Examiner shall be the final action. [Ord. 3398 § 2, 1999; Code 1970 § 26.48.040.]