2/5 Removal of Hazardous Materials,
December 6, 1982
2/5.1 It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to deposit oil or hazardous material, including discarded or waste material in a form, which because of its quantity, concentration, chemical, corrosive, flammable reactive, toxic, infectious or radioactive characteristics, whether separately or in combination with any other substances, constitutes a present or potential hazard to human health, safety or welfare, or to the environment, when improperly treated, stored, transported, disposed of, or otherwise managed.
2/5.2 The Board of Health shall be charged with the enforcement of this By-Law and shall have the express authority to adopt rules and regulations relative to enforcement and to require the removal of such material from any land areas within the jurisdiction of the Town of Raynham.
2/5.3 The Board of Health shall have the specific authority to order the owner or occupant of any private premises, at his own expense, to remove any hazardous material, deemed by the Board to constitute a nuisance, within such time as the Board considers reasonable, and such owner or occupant shall forfeit not more than $20 for every day during which he knowingly violates such order.
If the owner or occupant fails to comply with such order, the Board may cause the material to be removed and all expenses incurred thereby shall constitute a debt due the Town upon the rendering of any account therefore to the owner, his authorized agent or the occupant and shall be recoverable from such owner or occupant in an action of contract.
2/5.4 This By-Law shall not apply to the 1awful deposit of material under a permit authorized by any By-Law of the Town.