(a) A party to a hearing held pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 44300) of Part 4 may appeal to the board to review the written decision of the hearing panel or hearing officer or to review the petitioner's request in the instance of a failure of a hearing panel
or hearing officer to render a decision or consider the request for review, or a determination by the
governing body not to direct the hearing panel or hearing officer to hold a public hearing, under the following circumstances:
(1) Within 10 days from the date of issuance of a written decision by a hearing panel or hearing officer.
(2) If no decision is issued, within 45 days from the date a request for a hearing was received by the enforcement agency for which there
was a failure of a hearing panel or hearing officer to render a decision or consider a petitioner's request pursuant to Section 44310.
(b) An appellant shall commence an appeal to the board by filing a written request
for a hearing together with a brief summary statement of the legal and factual basis
for the appeal.
(c) Within five days from the date the board receives the request for a hearing, the
board shall schedule a hearing on the appeal and notify the appellant and all other
parties to the underlying proceeding of the date of the board hearing.
(d) The board shall hear the appeal within 60 days from the date the board received
the request for the appeal.
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