§ 33.352  CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
   (A)   A user who willfully or negligently violates any provision of this chapter, an individual wastewater discharge permit, or a general permit or order issued hereunder, or any other pretreatment standard or requirement shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) per violation, per day, or imprisonment for not more than one (1) year, or both.
   (B)   A user who willfully or negligently introduces any substance into the POTW which causes personal injury or property damage shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor and be subject to a penalty of at least two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00), or be subject to imprisonment for not more than one (1) year, or both. This penalty shall be in addition to any other cause of action for personal injury or property damage available under state law.
   (C)   A user who knowingly makes any false statements, representations, or certifications in any application, record, report, plan, or other documentation filed, or required to be maintained, pursuant to this chapter, individual wastewater discharge permit, or general permit or order issued hereunder, or who falsifies, tampers with, or knowingly renders inaccurate any monitoring device or method required under this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) per violation, per day, or imprisonment for not more than one (1) year, or both.
   (D)   In the event of a second conviction, a user shall be punished by a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) per violation, per day, or imprisonment for not more than one (1) years, or both.
(Ord. 2015-12, passed 8-7-15; Am. Ord. 2017-1, passed 2-28-17)