(A) The director may assess and collect administrative penalties from any person who violates any of the rules in this chapter. Through unilateral orders, the director may assess a violator not more than two hundred fifty dollars per day for each separate violation of the rules in this chapter for open burning of residential waste and not more than one thousand dollars per day for each separate violation of the rules in this chapter for open burning of all wastes that are not residential waste. A separate violation is assessed for each day ( twenty-four hour period) or portion of a day the violation occurs.
(B) The director's authority under paragraph (A) of this rule is in addition to, and not in limitation of, the director's authority under section 3704.06 of the Revised Code to request the attorney general to initiate legal action to seek penalties of not more than twenty-five thousand dollars for each day of each violation for the violation of rules in this chapter.
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/30/2012 and 05/27/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03(E)
Rule Amplifies: 3704.03(A), 3704.03(E)
Prior Effective Dates: 07/07/2006 )