§ 53.21  NOTIFICATION OF SPILLS OR ACCIDENTAL DISCHARGES.
   (A)   Responsibility.  Notwithstanding other requirements of law, any person responsible for a site who has information of an illicit discharge or discharge of pollutants into stormwater, the storm sewer system, or watercourse shall contain and clean up the release.
   (B)   Time.
      (1)   For a release of hazardous materials, the person shall immediately notify emergency response agencies of the occurrence via emergency dispatch services.
      (2)   For a release of nonhazardous materials, the person shall notify the county in person or by telephone or facsimile no later than the next business day.
      (3)   Notifications in person or by phone shall be confirmed by written notice addressed and mailed to the county within three business days of the notice by telephone.
   (C)   Commercial or industrial records.  If the discharge of prohibited materials emanates from a commercial or industrial use, the owner or operator shall retain an on site written record of the discharge and the actions taken to prevent its recurrence.
(2004 Code, § 105-11)  (Ord. 04-03, passed 4-1-2004)