Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21051 on 08/15/2011, Section 24-72 read as follows.


    (a) Any person aggrieved by a denial of a permit by the city manager may file an appeal within five (5) days following such denial with the city council to be acted upon at the next regular council meeting after said appeal is filed. The city council shall use the standards set out in section 24-71 in making its determination whether to uphold or reverse the city manager's denial of the permit.

    (b) Any user, occupant or owner of property within the same general area of, or abutting the portion of the street or sidewalk to be used may either file a written protest or appeal before the city council to register such a protest, and the city council shall also consider such protest in making its determination whether to uphold or reverse the city manager.

    (c) Each application which shall request the closure of a street or sidewalk in the downtown area of the city shall be referred to the city council for action thereon. For purposes of this provision, the downtown area of the city shall be defined as an area bounded on the north by Park Avenue, on the east by College Avenue, on the south by Elm Street, and on the west by Providence Road. The council shall use the standards set forth in section 24-71 in its consideration of such request.

(Code 1964, § 14.010(c); Ord. No. 9995, § 1, 11-7-83)