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In order to carry out the purposes of this Article, the Director of Health, or any duly authorized representative, has the authority specified in Section 25508 of Chapter 6.95 of the California Health and Safety Code, to inspect any establishment, building or premises subject to registration under this Article, including any place where an underground storage tank is located or records relevant to its operation are kept, or any place where the Director has reason to believe an unauthorized release of a hazardous material has occurred, is occurring or is threatening to occur. The Director of Health, or any duly authorized representative, has the authority specified in Section 25185.5 of Chapter 6.5 of the California Health and Safety Code, with respect to real property which is within 2,000 feet of any place specified above. The authority conferred by this Section includes the authority to conduct any monitoring or testing of an underground storage tank system and to inspect for hazardous materials in addition to hazardous waste. This right of entry shall be exercised only at reasonable hours, and entry shall be made to any establishment or property only with the consent of the owner or tenant thereof, or with a proper inspection warrant or other remedy provided by law to secure entry. The Director shall cause to be corrected any conditions which would constitute a violation of this Article or of any other statute, code, rule, or regulation affecting the handling of hazardous materials.
(Added by Ord. 164-92, App. 6/10/92; amended by Ord. 399-97, App. 10/17/97)