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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.


If it is determined that grounds for license revocation exist, the License Committee shall furnish written notice of the proposed revocation to the licensee. Such notice shall set forth the time and place of a hearing and the ground or grounds upon which the hearing is based, the pertinent code sections, and a brief statement of the factual matters in support thereof. The notice shall be mailed, postage prepaid, addressed to the last known address of the licensee at least 10 days prior to the hearing date. Hearings shall be conducted in accordance with the following procedures:

(a) All parties involved shall have a right to offer testimonial, documentary, and tangible evidence bearing on the issues; may be represented by counsel; and shall have the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses. Any relevant evidence may be admitted that is the sort of evidence upon which reasonable persons are accustomed to rely in the conduct of serious affairs. Any hearing under this section may be continued for a reasonable time for the convenience of a party or a witness.

(b) The License Committee's decision may be appealed in accordance with Section 7.46.080.