Chapter 3. Appeals of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 13. >> Part 1.5. >> Chapter 3.
Except as provided in Section 18945, the director or the
director's designee shall hear appeals brought by any person as to
the application of any rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to
this part, except a building standard published in the State Building
Standards Code, to such person under any facts and circumstances
presented to the director or the director's designee by the person
alleging that the application or enforcement of any other rule or
regulation by the department under the facts and circumstances is an
erroneous or unlawful application or enforcement of the other rule or
regulation by the department. Any appeal shall be submitted through
the designated local agency.
Any appeal alleging erroneous or unlawful application by the
department of a building standard published in the State Building
Standards Code may be brought pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 5
(commencing with Section 18945) of Part 2. 5.
The director or the director's designee shall not, however, hear
any appeals regarding local regulations which have been adopted
pursuant to Sections 17958.5 and 17958.7.
The department may promulgate rules pertaining to hearing
appeals. All rules shall be made in accordance with the provisions of
Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3
of Title 2 of the Government Code.
A decision of the director or the director's designee made
pursuant to Section 17930 is final, except for such action as may be
taken by a court as permitted or required by law.