Current through Register 2021 Notice, Register No. 40, October 1, 2021
cited person or entity may contest any or all of the following aspects of the
(1) The occurrence of a violation
of the Real Estate Law;
Reasonableness of an order of correction;
(3) The period of time allowed for
(4) The amount of an
administrative fine assessed in the citation.
(b) Within 30 days after receipt of the
citation, the person or entity cited may make a written notification to the
Commissioner that the person or entity intends to request a formal hearing on
the citation. The Commissioner may extend the 30-day period for a written
appeal upon the showing of good cause.
(c) The Commissioner's designee shall hold
the citation review conference with the person or entity cited within 60 days
from the receipt of the notification of intention to request a formal
(d) After the citation
review conference, the Bureau shall serve notice, in writing to the person or
entity cited, regarding whether the citation remains unchanged, or is amended
or dismissed. Such notice shall include information enabling the person or
entity cited to request a formal hearing on the citation in accordance with
subdivision (d) of Section 10080.9 of the Code.
(e) If, within 30 days from the receipt of
the post-conference notice, the person or entity fails to request a formal
hearing on the citation, the citation and fine shall be deemed final.
(f) The Bureau may seek, pursuant to Section
10106 of the Code, to recover its costs for investigation and enforcement of a
citation should the case proceed to formal hearing.