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(A) The Public Health Officer shall have the authority to issue citations for any violation of this regulation. Any person who fails to comply with any provision of this regulation shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding the sum of $200 or by imprisonment in the Washtenaw County jail for not more than 90 days, or both.
(B) In addition, any person who shall fail to comply with any provision of this Regulation shall be liable for monetary civil penalties of not more than $1,000 for each violation or day that the violation continues.
(C) Notwithstanding the existence or pursuit of any other remedy, the Public Health Officer may maintain an action in the name of the village in a court of competent jurisdiction for any injunction or other appropriate process against any party to restrain or prevent violations of this regulation.
(D) Notwithstanding the existence of any other remedy listed in this section, the party responsible for an incident requiring clean-up under this regulation shall remain fully liable for the actual costs undertaken by the Public Health Officer in cleaning up the incident. Costs incurred by the Public Health Officer shall include, but are not limited to, actual labor costs of personnel, including workers compensation benefits, fringe benefits, administrative overhead, cost of equipment operation, cost of material obtained directly by the Public Health Officer and cost of any contract labor and materials. If the responsible party or parties fails to reimburse the Public Health Officer as above provided, the Public Health Officer shall have the right to enforce the payment of such clean-up costs, as well as any other remedies listed in this Regulation, in any court of competent jurisdiction. The Public Health Officer shall also have the right and power to petition the Local Governmental Units' Assessor's Office to add any and all costs of clean-up and restoration to the tax roll of such property, and to levy and collect such costs in the same manner as provided for the levy and collection of real property taxes against said property if it is determined by the Public Health Officer that the property owner was responsible for the incident requiring cleanup on the property.
(Ord. 218, passed 1-5-1995)