(a) Conditions for Revocation. If the Department determines that a permitted waterless toilet system may have an adverse effect upon water quality, public health, or the environment, then the permits granted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter may be revoked. Examples of conditions that may lead to permit revocation include but are not limited to any of the following:
(1) The system causes an unsanitary condition.
(2) There is improper use or disposal of the system end product.
(3) The system is no longer being used or maintained by the person to whom the permit is issued or the property changes ownership.
(4) The system is being operated in a manner resulting in ground water or surface water contamination.
(5) The system is being operated in violation of conditions for approval of the operational permit.
(b) An operational permit may be revoked by the Department after notice of the proposed action has been personally served or sent by first class and certified mail to the owner, and the owner has been given fifteen (15) days to request a hearing before a hearing officer to respond to the matter upon which the revocation is based, at a time and place specified by the Department. The notice of the hearing will be personally served or sent by first class and certified mail to the owner.
(c) The hearing shall be heard by the Health Officer or his/her designee. Any determination of the Hearing Officer may be appealed to the Board of Supervisors within thirty (30) days of such determination by giving written notice to the Department.
(d) Upon a determination by the Department that immediate action is required to prevent an adverse effect upon public health or upon surface or ground waters, the operational permit may be summarily revoked. Summary revocation shall be followed within seven (7) days by notice of the action mailed to the owner, setting a time and place for response within ten (10) days of the date of mailing. The notice of the hearing will be personally served or sent by first class and certified mail to owner.
(e) A revoked permit may be reinstated if the Department determines that a plan has been established for adequate repair, alteration and/or maintenance of the system, and all costs of enforcement, including attorney fees, violation reinspection fees and any of the costs described in Section 615-7 have been paid. (Repealed and reenacted by Ord. 2628, § 2, 6/4/2019)