CHAPTER 19. WASTEWATER DISCHARGE AND TREATMENT.
Article V. Reporting and Sampling Requirements.
Sec. 19-5-13. Right of entry/search warrants.
(a) Whenever necessary to ascertain compliance with the provisions of this
chapter or whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that there exists a
violation of this chapter, an authorized agent or employee of the city may enter
onto any premises or into any building for the purpose of inspecting facilities,
records relating to pretreatment or to take samples.
(b) In those situations
when the owner and/or occupant refuses entry, entry may be obtained under a
search warrant issued by a duly authorized magistrate. The city attorney is
authorized to seek such warrants upon the request of the
(c) Nothing herein shall be read to limit the immediate right of
entry without a warrant:
(1) In any emergency situation; or
entry is permitted under the Constitution or any state or federal law. (Ord. No.
1271, § 1 (part).)