§ 153.096  VIOLATIONS.
   (A)   When the county determines that a violation of the approved floodplain plan has occurred, on site personnel and the permittee shall be notified in writing of the violation. The notice shall describe the required corrective action, and specify the time period in which the violation shall be corrected.
   (B)   If the violation persists after the date specified for corrective action in the notice of violation, the county shall post a stop work order on the site.
      (1)   The county shall determine the extent to which work shall be stopped, which may include all work on the site except that work necessary to correct the violation.
      (2)   At the discretion of the county, a citation may be issued to any person in violation of this chapter after the date specified for corrective action in the notice of violation. The citation shall impose upon the individual in violation a penalty as indicated by the county. Payment of the penalty shall be made to the county and may not be in lieu of correction of the violation.
   (C)   The county may deny the issuance of any permit on any project to an applicant when it determines that the applicant has failed to comply with the provisions of any floodplain plan or this chapter.
   (D)   If a person is working without floodplain approval, the county shall post a stop work order on the site, except activity necessary to provide erosion and sediment control. The stop work order shall remain in effect until approval is obtained.
   (E)   The Federal Insurance Administrator and the NFIP Coordinating Office, Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), shall be notified within 30 days after issuance of the notice of any violation that may result in a fine or court action.
(2004 Code, § 114-18)  (Ord. 04-04, passed 4-5-2004)  Penalty, see § 153.999