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Sec. 12. (a) If at any time the condition of a structure becomes so dangerous to the safety of life and property that, in the opinion of the department, there is not sufficient time for the issuance and enforcement of an order for the maintenance, alteration, repair, reconstruction, change in construction or location, or removal of the structure in the manner provided in this chapter, the department may immediately take the measures that are essential to provide emergency protection to life and property, including the lowering of the water level by releasing water or by a controlled breach of the structure.
(b) The department may recover the cost of the emergency measures from the owner by appropriate legal action.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 14. Natural and Cultural Resources § 14-27-7.5-12 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-14-natural-and-cultural-resources/in-code-sect-14-27-7-5-12.html
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