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45-880.01 - Inspections, investigations and audits
45-880.01. Inspections, investigations and audits
A. The director or the director's authorized representative may enter at reasonable times on private or public property where any facilities used for the purposes of water storage, stored water recovery or stored water use are located and the owner, manager or occupant of the property shall permit such entry to:
1. Inspect any facility that is used for the purposes of water storage, stored water recovery or stored water use and that is subject to this chapter.
2. Obtain factual data or access to records required to be kept by this article.
3. Ascertain compliance with this chapter.
B. Inspections and investigations under this section shall be on reasonable notice to the owner, manager or occupant of the property unless reasonable grounds exist to believe that this notice would frustrate the enforcement of this chapter or if entry is sought for the sole purpose of inspecting water measuring devices required pursuant to section 45-872.01. The director shall adopt rules for conducting inspections, examining records and obtaining warrants pursuant to this section. The director may, and if required by law, shall, apply for and obtain warrants for entry and inspection to carry out the administrative and enforcement purposes of this chapter.
C. The director may require a person who is required to keep records under this article to appear, at reasonable times and on reasonable notice, at the director's office and produce the records and information that are specified in the notice to determine whether the records and annual reports required by this article are complete, true and correct.
D. The director shall provide a written report of each inspection, investigation and audit under this section to the person who is subject to such action.