Whenever any person, firm or corporation shall make application for any permit, pursuant to the provisions of this Article, and said permit shall be denied by any officer, board, department or commission having jurisdiction so to do, and no appeal from the denial of said permit shall be taken, as provided in this Article, or when any appeal shall be taken to the Board of Appeals from any action or order of any officer, board, department or commission granting or denying any permit in connection with which appeal to the Board of Appeals is provided for and said Board of Appeals shall, in the instance where said permit has been granted, overrule, and in the instance where such permit had been denied, concur in, the judgment or order of said officer, board, department or commission, said application for said permit, nor for a like permit covering the same location, shall not be renewed nor shall the same be heard by the officer, board, department or commission to whom or to which the original application was made until the expiration of one year from the date of the action on said original application by said officer, board, department or commission and there shall be no appeal to said Board of Appeals for failure or refusal to hear any such application within said one-year period, provided that when any permit is denied by reason of definite existing conditions which prevent the granting of said permit, and said conditions are removed or remedied, the one-year’s prohibition against reapplication will not apply.
(Amended by Ord. 992, App. 1/14/41; Ord. 128-97, App. 4/9/97)