(A)   Duties of the Lake County Sheriff. The Lake County Sheriff or his or her designee(s) shall be responsible for the enforcement of this chapter. They shall conduct random, unannounced inspections at locations where tobacco products, electronic cigarettes, or alternative nicotine products are sold, including vending machines, within the unincorporated areas of Lake County to ensure compliance with this chapter.
   (B)   Responsibility for agent or employee. Any act constituting a violation of this chapter by an agent or employee of any person shall be deemed and held to be the act of the person, and that person shall be punishable in the same manner as if the act had been done personally by that person.
   (C)   The Lake County Sheriff, at his or her discretion, may cite violations of this chapter either through a notice to appear before the 19th Judicial Circuit Court or through administrative adjudication pursuant to the Lake County Administrative Adjudication Ordinance (§§ 94.50 through 94.66).
   (D)   Injunctive relief. In addition to or in lieu of any other remedies provided in this chapter, the county may commence an action to enjoin, remove, or abate any violation of this chapter in the manner provided by law and to restrain or enjoin any person from operating in violation of this chapter.
(1977 Code, § 2:1-18) (Ord. [Bd of Health Ord., Art. XVIII] passed 11-14-2000; Ord. 15-0493, passed 5-12-2015; Ord. 17-0891, passed 9-12- 2017; Ord. 20-0312, passed 3-10-2020)