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(1) The establishment, operation, or maintenance of any junkyard contrary to the provisions of this part is a public nuisance.
(2) The department shall:
(a) enforce the provisions of this part and administrative rules the department makes under this part; and
(b) except as provided in Subsection (3) and in its enforcement of the provisions of this part, comply with the procedures and requirements of Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
(3)(a) The district court has jurisdiction to review by trial de novo all final orders of the department under this part resulting from formal and informal adjudicative proceedings.
(b) Venue for judicial review of final orders of the department is in the county in which the junkyard is located.
(4) If the department is granted a judgment, the department is entitled to take action necessary to cause the nuisance to be abated and is entitled to recover from the responsible person, firm, or corporation, jointly and severally:
(a) the costs and expenses incurred in abating the nuisance; and
(b) $10 for each day the junkyard was maintained following the expiration of 10 days after notice of agency action was filed and served under Section 63G-4-201.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 72. Transportation Code § 72-7-208. Junkyard operated in violation of provisions is public nuisance--Abatement--Adjudicative proceedings--Judicial review--Costs of abatement - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-72-transportation-code/ut-code-sect-72-7-208/
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