Chapter 8.04


8.04.010    Applicability of state and county regulations.

8.04.020    Enforcement authority.

8.04.030    Violation – Penalty.

8.04.040    Violation – Civil remedy.

8.04.010 Applicability of state and county regulations.

All rules and regulations adopted or promulgated by the State Health Department or the county health district and which affect property or residents of the city of Bainbridge Island shall be fully applicable within the respective city limits. (Ord. 76-17 § 1, 1976)

8.04.020 Enforcement authority.

Authority for enforcement of said rules and regulations shall be vested in the duly authorized representatives of the county health district. (Ord. 76-17 § 2, 1976)

8.04.030 Violation – Penalty.

In the event a violation of any rule or regulation referred to in this chapter occurs within the city of Bainbridge Island, the appropriate enforcement official shall prepare and serve a written notice setting forth the violation with a copy of the rule or regulation alleged to have been violated, which notice shall be served upon the owner or occupant of the premises wherein the violation occurred or is occurring and if the violation is continuing, the notice shall give a reasonable time to correct the violation. The notice so prepared and served shall state that unless the violation is corrected within the time provided therein, the enforcement official may request the municipal court of the city to issue a summons supported by a complaint alleging the violation and that, upon conviction thereof, the violator could be fined not more than $500.00 or imprisoned for six months in the city jail, or both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 76-17 § 3, 1976)

8.04.040 Violation – Civil remedy.

In addition to the criminal penalties provided in BIMC 8.04.030, the enforcement official is authorized to request the city attorney to commence civil proceedings to enjoin the violation in superior court of the county. (Ord. 76-17 § 4, 1976)