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(1) At least 10 days before the city council hearing, written notice of the hearing shall be mailed to all of the following:

(a) Applicant.

(b) Owner of the subject property.

(c) Any person who has submitted written or oral testimony in a timely manner during the planning commission hearing procedures.

(d) Any person who requested notice of the planning commission’s decision.

(2) The notice shall:

(a) Set forth the street address or other easily understood geographical reference to the subject property.

(b) List the applicable criteria for the decision.

(c) State the place, date, and time that comments are due.

(d) Explain the nature of the application and the proposed use or uses which could be authorized.

(e) State that a copy of the staff report will be available for inspection at no cost at least 7 days prior to the hearing and will be provided at reasonable cost.

(f) Include a general explanation of the requirements for submission of testimony and the procedure for conduct of hearings.

(g) State that copies of all evidence relied upon by the applicant are available for review, and that copies can be obtained at cost.

(h) State that issues which may provide the basis for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals shall be raised in writing with sufficient specificity to enable the decision maker to respond to the issue prior to the expiration of the comment period.

(i) Include the name and telephone number of a city contact person.

(j) Briefly summarize the local decision making process for the decision being made.

(3) For street name change applications, notice shall be published in a local newspaper with general circulation within the city at least one time during the week immediately preceding the week of the city council hearing. The notice shall state the time and place of the hearing, describe the nature of the application, and inform the public of the opportunity to provide testimony.

(4) Responsibility and procedures for mailing and publishing the notices described in this section may be established by administrative rule of the city manager pursuant to section 2.019 of this code.

(Section 9.7440, see chart at front of Chapter 9 for legislative history from 2/26/01 through 6/1/02. Amended by Ordinance 20433, enacted June 8, 2009, effective July 10, 2009)