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The user shall allow the City reasonable and timely access to facilities and records to ascertain whether the provisions of this ordinance, and any special agreement or order issued hereunder, are being met and whether the user is complying with all requirements thereof. Users shall allow the City ready access to all parts of the premises for the purpose of inspections, sampling, records examination and copying, and the performance of any additional duties.

Where a user has security measures in force that require proper identification and clearance before entry into its premises, the user shall make necessary arrangements with its security personnel so that, upon presentation of suitable identification, the City will be permitted to enter without delay for the purposes of performing specific responsibilities.

The City shall have the right to set up on the user’s property, or require the installation of, such devices as are necessary to conduct sampling and/or metering of the user’s discharge.

Any temporary or permanent obstruction to safe and easy access to the facility to be inspected and/or sampled shall be promptly removed by the user at the written or verbal requests of the City and shall not be replaced. The cost of clearing such access shall be borne by the user.

Unreasonable delays in allowing the City access to the user’s premises shall be considered in noncompliance with this ordinance. (Ord. 2351, 2018)