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A. Permit review process. Sidewalk use permits shall be processed as a Type I Land Use Permit as provided by Title 14 SMC.

B. Term of permit. Unless specifically authorized by the City Planner, sidewalk use permits shall be valid for a period of one year from the date of permit issuance.

C. Revocation.

1. All permits approved under this chapter shall be temporary, shall vest no permanent right, and may be revoked at the sole discretion of the City upon the 30 days’ written notice from the City Planner to the permit holder, or without notice in the event that after consultation with the City Engineer and the Chief of Police, the City Planner determines that a sidewalk use or activity has posed, or is likely to pose, a threat to the public’s health, safety, or welfare.

2. Permits shall also be revoked by the City Planner if:

a. The permittee fails to maintain insurance in accordance with SMC 12.14.090; or

b. After written notice from the City, the permittee fails to pay any required use or other applicable fees; or

c. The permittee fails to comply with the terms and/or conditions of the permit, and/or fails to comply with any provision of this chapter.

3. The decision to revoke a sidewalk use permit is conclusive.

D. Appeals. An appeal of the City Planner’s determination regarding whether to issue a sidewalk use permit shall be made and processed in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 14.20 SMC.

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