Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1731.06. Enforcement and penalties.

(a) The Mayor may impose civil infraction penalties, fines, and fees as sanctions for any violation of this chapter or regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter, pursuant to Chapter 18 of Title 2.

(b) In addition to any penalties authorized by this section, the Mayor may require reimbursement for the costs of investigation, control, and eradication incurred by the District as a result of a violation of this chapter or regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter.

(c) The Attorney General for the District of Columbia may commence appropriate civil action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia or any other court of competent jurisdiction for damages, cost recovery, reasonable attorney and expert witness fees, and injunctive or other appropriate relief to enforce compliance with this chapter or regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter.


(May 19, 2017, D.C. Law 21-282, § 206, 64 DCR 2055.)