(Amended by Ordinance No. 190387, effective May 5, 2021.)
A. Upon filing of a complaint, the Code Hearings Officer shall specify a time, date, and place for a public hearing on the complaint and the matters alleged therein. A complaint shall be deemed filed upon it being Received by the Code Hearings Office in accordance with the Hearings Office’s administrative rules.
B. The date set for hearing shall be not less than 14 days nor more than 30 days after the date the complaint is filed, except that the Code Hearings Officer may specify a date for hearing less than 14 days after the complaint is filed where it appears that the alleged violation poses an immediate and serious hazard to the public health, safety, or welfare or to the life, health, safety, welfare, or property of any person. The time frames set forth in this section are waived if the hearing is postponed.
C. The Code Hearings Officer may postpone, continue, set over, or reschedule any hearing with the consent of all parties or on the motion of any party for good cause shown. The time frames set forth in Subsection 22.03.025 B. above are waived if the hearing is postponed.
D. The Code Hearings Officer may postpone or reschedule any hearing on their own motion when the Mayor of Portland or the Governor of Oregon declares an emergency and the Code Hearings Officer finds that the nature of the emergency prevents the Hearings Office from conducting a hearing. The time frames set forth in Subsection 22.03.025 B. above are waived if the hearing is postponed or rescheduled.