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(a) This section provides for administrative citations, which are an alternative to the administrative procedure set forth in Section 596. The Director shall provide the Responsible Party a reasonable period of time to correct or otherwise remedy the violation before imposing administrative fines under this Section, unless the violation creates an immediate danger to health or safety. The Director shall specify in a written notice the time period within which the Responsible Party must abate the nuisance under this Section.
(b) San Francisco Administrative Code Chapter 100, "Procedures Governing the Imposition of Administrative Fines," as amended, is hereby incorporated in its entirety and shall govern the imposition, enforcement, collection, and review of administrative citations issued to enforce this Article and any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this Article; provided, however, that:
(1) Each day a violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation;
(2) The Director of Public Health shall appoint the hearing officer to conduct hearings for appeals;
(3) The fine for any violation issued pursuant to this section shall be paid to the Treasurer of the City and County of San Francisco and credited to the Public Health Environmental Health Code Compliance Fund;
(4) The Director may recover any costs and fees, including but not limited to attorneys' fees, for enforcement initiated through this Section and authorized under this Article.
(Added by Ord. 299-10, File No. 101062, App. 12/3/2010)