13.12.740 – Termination of discharge

In addition to the provisions in Section 13.12.585, any User who violates the following conditions is subject to discharge termination:

  1. Violation of wastewater discharge permit conditions;
  2. Failure to accurately report the wastewater constituents and characteristics of its discharge;
  3. Failure to report significant changes in operations or wastewater volume, constituents, and characteristics prior to discharge;
  4. Refusal of reasonable access to the User's premises for the purpose of inspection, monitoring, or sampling; or
  5. Violation of the pretreatment standards in Sections 13.12.410, 13.12.420 and 13.12.430.

Such User will be notified of the proposed termination of its discharge and be offered an opportunity to show cause under Section 13.12.715 of this chapter why the proposed action should not be taken.  Exercise of this option by the Director of Public Works shall not be a bar to, or a prerequisite for, taking any other action against the User.