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Title: 1 - General Provisions

Chapter: 60 - Administrative Citations

Section: 150 - Hardship Waiver

A. A recipient of an administrative citation for a subsequent violation pursuant Section 1.60.30(E)(2-3) or Section 1.60.30(F)(2-4), may apply to the director of the department that issued the fine for a reduction of amount of the fine, and any recipient of a fine my apply for a waiver of the deposit requirement for hearing based on financial hardship. The director shall grant the reduction or waiver of the fine where:
1. The recipient can demonstrate that he or she has made a good faith effort to comply after the first violation;
2. Payment of the full amount of the fine would impose an undue financial burden on the recipient. Proof of hardship shall be shown by sworn statement, together with supporting documentation, demonstrating that the person’s financial inability to pay the full amount.
B. The director shall grant the waiver of the deposit requirement for hearing where payment of the full amount of the fine would impose an undue financial burden on the recipient. Proof of hardship shall be shown by sworn statement, together with supporting documentation, demonstrating that the person’s financial inability to deposit the full amount.
C. An application for a waiver or reduction of a fine or hearing deposit shall be made to the director within 10 days of issuance of the citation.