Section 3718.09 | Enforcement orders - emergency orders.
(A) A board of health may issue, modify, suspend, or revoke enforcement orders to a registration or permit holder or other person directing the holder or person to abate a violation of this chapter, any rule adopted or order issued under it, or a condition of a registration or permit issued under it within a specified, reasonable time. If an order issued under this division is neglected or disregarded, the applicable board of health may proceed in accordance with section 3707.02 of the Revised Code.
(B) The health commissioner or the commissioner's designated representative, without prior notice or hearing and in accordance with rules adopted by the director of health, may issue an emergency order requiring any action necessary to meet a public health emergency or to prevent or abate an imminent and substantial threat to surface water or ground water regarding domestic septage management or regarding a sewage treatment system that is being operated in a manner that does not comply with this chapter or rules adopted under it. A person to whom such an emergency order is issued immediately shall comply with the order. A person so ordered may apply to the issuer of the order for a hearing, which shall be held as soon as possible, but not later than twenty days after the issuer's receipt of the application for a hearing.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 10, 2012 – House Bill 487, 129th General Assembly [ View September 10, 2012 Version ]