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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 31 Fire Regulations Chapter 31.20 General Requirements
31.20.030 Violator Assumes Costs.

 
If a violation of this chapter results in or contributes to any emergency, including a fire, the violator may be civilly liable for the full cost of the emergency response as well as cleanup costs.  The Commissioner-in-Charge of the Fire Bureau shall fix the amount of such expense.  The amounts of all such charges assessed pursuant to this Section shall be paid to the City Treasurer, for deposit into the general fund of the City.