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WAC 16-750-020

Noxious weeds—Civil infractions—Schedule of monetary penalties.

Civil infractions under chapter 17.10 RCW shall be assessed a monetary penalty according to the following schedule:
(1) Any owner knowing of the existence of any noxious weeds on the owner's land who fails to control the noxious weeds will be assessed the following monetary penalties. The penalties are assessed per parcel, per noxious weed species, per day after expiration of the notice to control filed pursuant to RCW 17.10.170:
(a) Any Class A noxious weed:
1st offense within five years
$ 750
2nd and any subsequent offense
1,000
(b) Any Class B designate noxious weed in the noxious weed control region in which the land lies:
1st offense within five years
$ 500
2nd offense
750
3rd and any subsequent offense
1,000
(c) Any Class B nondesignate noxious weed in the noxious weed control region in which the land lies; or any Class C noxious weed:
1st offense within five years
$ 250
2nd offense
500
3rd offense
750
4th and any subsequent offense
1,000
(2) Any person who enters upon any land in violation of an order in force pursuant to RCW 17.10.210 will be assessed as follows:
1st offense within five years
$ 500
2nd offense
750
3rd and any subsequent offense
1,000
(3) Any person who interferes with the carrying out of the provisions of chapter 17.10 RCW shall be assessed as follows:
1st offense within five years
$ 500
2nd offense
750
3rd and any subsequent offense
1,000
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 17.10 RCW. WSR 99-24-029, § 16-750-020, filed 11/23/99, effective 1/3/00; WSR 97-06-108, § 16-750-020, filed 3/5/97, effective 4/5/97; WSR 93-01-004, § 16-750-020, filed 12/2/92, effective 1/2/93.]
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