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Procedures followed at the Public Hearing

Persons who file an appeal are encouraged to make a verbal presentation to the Board.  In accordance with the LCSAB procedures, the Board may dismiss your appeal if you do not attend the hearing, proceed to determine the matter in your absence or adjourn the matter.

The order of the typical hearing is as follows:

  • The City administration and their witnesses present their submissions first, followed by questions from the Board.
  • The appellant and their witnesses make their presentation to the Board, followed by questions from the Board.
  • The City administration will have an opportunity for rebuttal and provide summation of their evidence.
  • The appellant will have rebuttal and summation.

The Board may allow cross-examination by the parties on a case by case basis.