Section 36-118 Show Cause Hearing

(a) The director may order any industrial user who causes or is responsible for an unauthorized discharge, has violated this article or is in noncompliance with a wastewater contributor permit to show cause why a proposed enforcement action should not be taken. A notice shall be served on the user specifying the time and place for the hearing, the proposed enforcement action, the reasons for such action, and a request that the user show cause why this proposed enforcement action should not be taken. The notice of the hearing shall be served personally or by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, at least ten days before the hearing. Service may be made on any agent or officer of a corporation.

(b) The director shall review the evidence presented at the hearing and determine whether the proposed endorsement action is appropriate. The director’s final decision shall be to either proceed with the proposed enforcement action or to modify the action. Such modification may include but is not limited to the issuance of an order to the industrial user directing that, following a specified time period, the sewer service be discontinued unless adequate treatment facilities, devices or other related appurtenance shall have been installed and are properly operated. Further orders and directives as are necessary and appropriate may be issued.
(Ord. of 4-5-93, § XII(c))