[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Old Saybrook 3-13-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Inland wetland regulations — See Ch. 301.
As provided and allowed under the provisions of Section 22a-42g of the General Statutes of Connecticut, as amended, the Town of Old Saybrook hereby establishes a fine of up to $1,000 for any person who violates the provisions of the wetlands regulations of the Town of Old Saybrook.
Any police officer or other person authorized by the First Selectman of the Town of Old Saybrook may issue a citation to any person who commits such a violation. The Town of Old Saybrook hereby adopts the hearing procedure set forth under the provisions of Section 7-152c of the General Statutes of Connecticut with reference to the issuance of any such citation. The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Old Saybrook is hereby authorized to adopt appropriate rules of procedure pursuant to the implementation of the hearing procedure set forth in said section.
Any fine collected by a municipality pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited into a special fund designated by the municipality to receive said fine. Any monies deposited in said fund shall thereafter be available to be used by the municipality for the purpose of furthering and implementing the policies of the State of Connecticut inland wetland laws, and the inland wetland regulations of the Town of Old Saybrook. Permitted expenditures shall include, but not be limited to, wetland delineation, protection, enhancement, and creation. It shall also include administration costs, including professional consulting fee and fees incurred by the Commission for review of applications before the Commission, and for determination of violations and enforcement of the inland wetland regulations.