§ 33.49  NONCOMPLIANCE WITH EMERGENCY ORDERS, RULES AND REGULATIONS; OBSTRUCTION OR IMPERSONATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AUTHORITIES; PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT.
   (A)   Whenever this chapter applies, it shall be unlawful and a penal ordinance violation for any person to:
      (1)   Willfully obstruct, hinder or delay the Board of Commissioners, the Director of Emergency Management, participating emergency services, authorized emergency management volunteers or other authorities from implementing, carrying out and enforcing emergency plans and procedures;
      (2)   Fail to observe, abide by and comply with any emergency management duties, orders, regulations and procedures as made applicable to the person by the appropriate authorities; or
      (3)   Falsely wear or carry identification as a member of the County Department of Emergency Management or to otherwise falsely identify or purport to be a county Emergency Management authority.
   (B)   Any person who commits an offense as described above shall be liable to a fine as set out in the Appendix: Schedule of Fines and Fees; the fine to be subject, however, to the discretion of the court of jurisdiction.
   (C)   Any regular or reserve police officer of the state or any of its political subdivisions is hereby empowered to issue and serve a civil citation against any person found to be committing an offense described above.
(Ord. 124-2000, passed 10-10-2000)  Penalty, see § 10.99