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Terms and abbreviations used in the Enforcement Response Guide are defined below. Specific responses that appear in this guide are described in more detail in the following sections.
“AO.” Administrative order.
“CIVIL LITIGATION.” Civil litigation against the industrial user seeking equitable relief, monetary penalties, and actual damages.
“CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.” Pursuing punitive measures against an individual and/or organization through a court of law.
“FINE.” Monetary penalty assessed by Control Authority officials. Fines should be assessed by the pretreatment coordinator or the POTW Superintendent.
“IU.” Industrial user.
“MEETING.” Informal compliance meeting with the IU to resolve recurring non- compliance.
“NOV.” Notice of violation.
“PC.” Pretreatment coordinator.
“SV.” Significant violation.
“SHOW CAUSE.” Formal meeting requiring the IU to appear and demonstrate why the Control Authority should not take proposed enforcement action against it, may also discuss corrective actions and compliance schedule.
(Ord. 91-9, passed 6-11-91; Am. Ord. 2015-12, passed 8-7-15)