§ 36.03  EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXPENSE LIABILITY.
   (A)   Duty to clean up.  It shall be the duty of any person or entity which causes or controls leakage, spillage, or any other dissemination of dangerous or hazardous substances or materials to immediately notify the village of the spillage and to immediately remove same and clean up the area of the spillage in the manner that the area involved is fully restored to its condition before the happening.  The Fire Department will inspect the site to make sure the cleanup is in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines.
   (B)   Failure to remove and clean up.  Any person or entity failing to comply with division (A) above shall be liable to and shall pay the village for damages in the amount of its costs and expenses, as defined in § 36.02.
   (C)   Failure to pay; procedure to recover costs.  Any failure, by the person described in this chapter as liable for the expenses of an emergency response, to pay the bill within 30 days of service shall be considered a default.  In case of default, the village may commence a civil suit to recover the expenses and any costs allowed by law, including, but not limited to, the assessing of costs against any real estate the person may own within the village in the manner provided for in the Village Charter, or through an agent of the village.
(Prior Code, § 600.03)