A. The action of the planning commission shall be final unless, within ten calendar days after the decision, the applicant or any other person shall appeal therefrom in writing to the city council by filing such appeal with the city clerk. A decision of the city council shall be final and conclusive.
B. The appeal shall include the appellant’s interest in or relationship to the subject property, the decision or action appealed, and specific reasons why the appellant believes the decision or action from which the appeal is taken should not be upheld.
C. The city clerk shall set the date for hearing the appeal. Notice of the appeal hearing shall be given as set forth in Section 17.64.050.
D. For conditional use permits, on appeal following the hearing, the city council may grant, grant in modified form, or deny the requested conditional use permit. The decision of the council shall be final and conclusive.
E. For zone changes, on appeal following a public hearing, the council may enact into ordinance the zoning amendment giving rise to the appeal or any alternative zoning district more restrictive than that proposed, may affirm any conditional approval and recommendation of the planning commission, or may decide against adoption of the proposed zoning ordinance amendment. The decision of the council shall be final and conclusive.