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City of Waterloo, WI
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Waterloo 10-19-1987 by Ord. No. 87-6 as §§ 9.20 and 9.30 of the 1987 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Nuisances — See Ch. 261.
Solid waste — See Ch. 317.
A. 
Department of Natural Resources notification required. Any person who possesses or controls a hazardous substance, as defined in § 292.01(5), Wis. Stats., which has been discharged or spilled, or who causes the discharge or spilling of such hazardous substance, shall immediately notify the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of any such spill or discharge as required in § 292.11, Wis. Stats.
B. 
City notification. In addition to the notification required in Subsection A above, the owner or the person causing the discharge of a hazardous substance shall immediately notify the Fire Chief of such spill or discharge.
Any person who possesses or controls a discharged or spilled material, or causes a discharge or spill, which, although not a hazardous substance, may be detrimental to the general, safety and welfare of City residents shall immediately notify the Fire Chief. Such detrimental substances may include, without limitations, food products and nitrates.
Any person responsible for the discharge or spill of any hazardous or detrimental substance shall be responsible for cleanup within a time reasonable under the circumstances. In the event such cleanup is not completed within a reasonable time, the City shall clean up and bill the person responsible.
Any person responsible for a spill or discharge who does not provide the notification required under §§ 215-1B and 215-2 above shall be subject to a forfeiture as provided in Chapter 1, § 1-4 of this Code.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in Chapter 1, § 1-4 of this Code.