The enforcing officer shall be responsible for administering local ordinances adopted
pursuant to this chapter. In addition to any other powers granted the enforcing officer by ordinance or other
state law, the officer shall have the authority to:
(1) Issue permits for the maintenance, installation, abandonment, and removal of underground
(2) Require the removal, at the owner's expense, of all tanks and underground pipes
deemed to pose a threat to the public health or the environment;
(3) Require testing, monitoring, record keeping, and reporting by the owner or operator,
and record keeping and reporting by suppliers;
(4) Inspect facilities at which underground storage tanks are located;
(5) Require closure of abandoned storage tanks consistent with the permanent closure
procedures in the regulations for underground storage facilities used for petroleum
products and hazardous materials issued by the department of environmental management.
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