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A. Immediate Abatement. The director may require immediate abatement of any violation of this chapter that constitutes an immediate and significant threat to the health, safety or well-being of the public.

B. Construction Sites. The director shall give verbal notice and issue a notice of violation to persons owning or controlling construction sites with inadequate erosion and sediment controls that such controls must be put in place immediately, and the city shall not allow any other site work until the controls are in place.

C. Failure to Abate. If a violation as described in subsection A of this section is not immediately abated, the city is authorized to enter the premises and take any and all measures required to abate the violation. Any expenses incurred by the city related to such abatement shall be charged to the property owner. Any relief obtained under this section shall not prevent the city from seeking other and further relief authorized under this chapter. (Ord. 1543 § 2 (part), 2010)