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In the event that the permit is denied, the applicant may file with the City Clerk a written notice of appeal to the Council from the ruling of the City Manager.

The City Clerk shall set the hearing of said appeal to the Council at a date not to exceed twenty-one days from the date of filing said notice of appeal. The clerk shall transmit to applicant by United States mail, postage prepaid, written notice of such hearing which shall be mailed at least ten days before the date fixed therefor, and shall be addressed to the applicant at his or her residence address as it appears on his or her registration statement.

The council may continue the hearing on the application from time to time, but the final decision of council shall be made not later than sixty days after the filing of such appeal. At the hearing on the application, the Council may examine witnesses under oath and take such evidence as it may desire. It may order such permit issued with or without modifications, and council's findings and decision thereon shall be final and conclusive on applicant.