Chapter 12A LAND PRESERVATION
Section 12A-192 Monitoring of discharges.
(a) Applicability. This section applies
to all facilities which have storm water discharges
associated with the facility activity including construction activity.
(b) Access to facilities:
(1) Enforcement officers are authorized to enter and inspect facilities subject
under this article to determine compliance with this article. If a discharger has security measures
in force which require proper identification and clearance before entering its premises, the
discharger shall be given the opportunity to make the necessary arrangements to allow access to
the enforcement officers. If an enforcement officer is denied entry to the property, the officer
city prosecutor may apply to the municipal court for a warrant under the provisions of Chapter 15
of this code.
(2) Facilities operators shall allow enforcement officials ready access to all
parts of the
premises for the purposes of inspection, sampling, examination and copying of records which
must be kept under the conditions of an NPDES permit, or local or other state permits to
discharge storm water and the performance of any additional duties as defined by state and
federal law. If an enforcement officer is denied such access, the officer or city prosecutor may
apply to the municipal court for a warrant under the provisions of Chapter 15 of this code.
(3) The enforcement officer may install devices on any facility to monitor and
facilitys storm water discharge. If an enforcement officer is not allowed to install such
the officer or city prosecutor may apply to the municipal court for a warrant under the provisions
of Chapter 15 of this code.
(4) An enforcement officer may require a discharger to install monitoring equipment. The
discharger shall maintain the facility sampling and monitoring equipment at all times in a safe
and proper operating condition. All devices used to measure storm water flow and quality shall
be calibrated to insure their accuracy.
(5) At the request of an enforcement officer, a discharger shall promptly remove
obstructions to safe and easy access to a facility to be inspected. The obstructions shall not
(Ord. No. 18297, § 1, 11-1-04)
(Ord. 18297, Added, 11/01/2004)