3750.18 Orders for enforcement.

The executive committee of the emergency response commission may issue orders requiring the owner or operator of a facility or other responsible person at a facility to abate a violation of any section of this chapter or a rule adopted under it, and orders requiring a local emergency planning committee or fire department to comply with this chapter or rules adopted under it.

Enforcement orders issued under this section and other orders issued by the commission under this chapter shall be issued in accordance with procedures established by the commission by rules adopted under division (B)(2)(g) of section 3750.02 of the Revised Code. Issuance of an enforcement order under this section is not a condition precedent to bringing a criminal, civil, or civil penalty action under section 3750.20 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 12-14-1988.