§11-21-9 - Violations and penalties.

§11-21-9 Violations and penalties.

(a) The director shall notify the owner, or authorized agent of the owner, of the building or premise in which there is found a violation(s) of these regulations. The director shall set a specific time for the owner to have the violation(s) removed or corrected. If the owner fails to correct the violation(s) in the specified time, the director may, if in his judgment an imminent health hazard exists, request that the water service to the building or premise be terminated. Additional fines or penalties may also be invoked following termination of service.

(b) The owner or authorized agent of the owner responsible for the maintenance of the plumbing system in the building who knowingly permits a violation to remain uncorrected after the specified time set by the director, shall, upon conviction thereof by the court, be required to pay a fine of not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment in jail for a period of time not to exceed one year, or both such fine and imprisonment.

        [Eff. 12/26/81] (Auth: HRS §§340E-2, 340E-8, 340E-9) (Imp: HRS §§340E-2, 340E-7, 340E-8)

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