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A. Suspension Due To Illicit Discharges In Emergency Situations: The city may, without prior notice, suspend drainage system access to a person or entity when such suspension is necessary to stop an actual or threatened discharge which presents or may present imminent and substantial danger to the environment, or to the health or welfare of persons, or to the drainage system or waters of the United States. If the violator fails to comply with a suspension order issued in an emergency, the city may take such steps as deemed necessary to prevent or minimize damage to the drainage system or waters of the United States, or to minimize danger to persons.
B. Termination Due To The Detection Of Illicit Discharge: Any person discharging to the drainage system in violation of this chapter may have their drainage system access terminated if such termination would abate or reduce an illicit discharge. The city will notify the violator of the proposed termination of its drainage system access. Notification will be made in writing by certified mail to the owner of the property from which the illicit discharge is being made at the last known mailing address of said property owner on record with the Kootenai County assessor. The notice will include a description of the violation and set forth the time allowed for compliance.
C. Written Approval Required For Reinstatement: Written approval from the city must be obtained prior to reinstating or reconnecting any access to the drainage system that was terminated as authorized under this section. (Ord. 3455, 2012)