2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 5 - WATER RESOURCES
ARTICLE 3 - WELLS AND DRINKING WATER
PART 2 - GROUND-WATER USE GENERALLY
§ 12-5-99 - Order by director after failure of conference, conciliation, or persuasion; hearings; appeal
. Order by director after failure of conference, conciliation, or persuasion; hearings; appeal
(a) Whenever the director has reason to believe that a violation of any provision of this part or any rule or regulation of the Board of Natural Resources adopted pursuant to this part has occurred, he shall attempt to obtain a remedy with the violator or violators by conference, conciliation, or persuasion.
(b) In the case of failure of such conference, conciliation, or persuasion to effect a remedy to such violation, the director may issue an order directed to such violator or violators. The order shall specify the provisions of the part or rule or regulation alleged to have been violated and shall order that necessary corrective action be taken within a reasonable time to be prescribed in such order. Any order issued by the director under this part shall be signed by the director. Any such order shall become final unless the person or persons named therein request in writing a hearing before the director no later than 30 days after such order is served on such person or persons.
(c) Appeals from this order shall be in compliance with subsection (c) of Code Section 12-2-2
, and also, for the purposes of this part, shall be specifically subject to subsection (a) of Code Section 50-13-19
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