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4.01.404. Judicial review

            (1)        (a)        Any party to a proceeding before the Council may petition for judicial review by the district court of the Council's order.

                        (b)        The petition shall be filed within thirty (30) days after the date of the Council's order, or within thirty (30) days from the expiration of the time period set forth in Subsection 4.01.403(13).

                        (c)        The City is a necessary party to the petition for judicial review.

                        (d)        The City Recorder shall be served with notice of the petition in accordance with the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure.

            (2)        (a)        A requester may petition for judicial review by the district court of the City's determination as specified in Subsection 4.01.404(1)(b).

                        (b)        The requester shall file a petition no later than:

                                    (i)         thirty (30) days after the City has responded to the records request by either providing the requested records or denying the request in whole or in part;

                                    (ii)        thirty-five (35) days after the original request if the City failed to respond to the request; or

                                    (iii)       forty-five (45) days after the original request for records if:

                                                (A)       the circumstances described in Subsection 4.01.401(1)(b) occur; and

                                                (B)       the City Manager failed to make a determination under Section 4.01.401.

            (3)        The petition for judicial review shall be a complaint governed by the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure and shall contain:

                        (a)        the petitioner's name and mailing address;

                        (b)        a copy of the Council's order from which the appeal is taken, or claim that a determination has yet to be formalized and the prescribed time period has expired;

                        (c)        the name and mailing address of the City's representative that issued the initial determination with a copy of that determination;

                        (d)        a request for relief specifying the type and extent of relief requested; and

                        (e)        a statement of the reasons why the petitioner is entitled to relief.

            (4)        If the appeal is based on the denial of access to a protected record, the court shall allow the claimant of business confidentiality to provide to the court the reasons for the claim of business confidentiality.

            (5)        All additional pleading and proceedings in the district court are governed by the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, and applicable state law.


Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 00-24, Amended, 6/1/2004
Ord. No. 954, Enacted, 6/18/1992
Ord. No. 96-59, Amended, 10/3/1996
Ord. No. 13-11, Amended, 7/18/2013

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