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(A) In all cases where a person or property owner is alleged to have violated this chapter, the Compliance Officer shall have the authority to issue all orders necessary, including but not limited to orders to appear before the Shelby County Solid Waste Management District Compliance Board, as appointed by the Solid Waste Management District Board of Directors. Cases involving fines will be presented to the Compliance Board by the Compliance Officer or other designated issuing officer after due notice has been given. The Compliance Board shall have the authority to levy fines not to exceed $300 per day up to a total of $2,500 for each violation that remains unabated. Persons who are ordered to appear before the Compliance Board or District Board and who fail to appear may be subject to an additional fine of up to $300.
(B) All expenses including fines and abatement costs incurred by the county or the Solid Waste Management District in enforcing this chapter shall become a lien on property owned by the person or persons as afforded by IC 36-1-6-2. The lien shall be placed and recorded on the property tax duplicate and collected from the owner as taxes are collected.
(C) All monies collected through the enforcement of this chapter shall be placed in a non-reverting solid waste clean up fund in the form of an appropriation from the general fund pursuant to IC 36-7-10.1-4 and 36-7-10.1-5 and shall be dispersed through the Shelby County Solid Waste Management District for the enforcement of this chapter.
(Ord. 06-2007, passed 5-9-07)