Code of the District of Columbia

§ 8–1031.14. Rules; enforcement.

(a) The Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, shall issue rules to implement the provisions of this chapter within one year of February 26, 2015.

(a-1) The Mayor, pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 5 of Title 2, may issue rules to implement §§ 8-1031.12a and 8-1031.12b.

(b) Rules and standards adopted pursuant to any act repealed or superseded by this chapter shall remain in effect unless replaced or repealed by rules and standards promulgated in accordance with this chapter.

(c) The Mayor may establish civil penalties or fines to enforce the provisions of this chapter and regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter.

(d) The Mayor may require a private collection property owner found in violation of § 8-1031.04 more than once in a period of 6 months to submit a source separation plan.

(e)(1) For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this chapter, or any rule issued pursuant to this chapter, the Mayor may, upon the presentation of appropriate credentials to the owner, operator, or agent in charge, enter upon any public or private land in a reasonable and lawful manner during normal business hours for the purpose of inspection and observation.

(2) If denied access to any place while carrying out the activities described paragraph (1) of this subsection, the Mayor may apply to a court of competent jurisdiction for a search warrant.