§ 4-6. Power of board of environmental health  


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  • (a) The board is hereby authorized to adopt, and the manager may promulgate, rules and regulations deemed necessary for the proper and effective enforcement of the provisions of this chapter. Such rules and regulations shall be consistent with the provisions of this chapter and the standards established herein.

    (b) The board is hereby authorized to adopt, and the department may enforce, emission standards for regulated air pollutants. The emission standards at a minimum shall be the same as standards adopted by the state or federal governments or may be more stringent than the state or federal air emissions standards. More stringent standards may be adopted to protect the health and welfare of the citizens of the city and shall be adopted after a health risk assessment is conducted. Cumulative health effects of air pollution may be considered when adopting such standards.

    (c) The board is hereby authorized to adopt, and the manager may promulgate, rules and regulations regarding emergency spill response to suspect asbestos spills to the extent the rules and regulations are consistent with C.R.S. § 25-7-501 et al. and rules promulgated pursuant thereto.

(Ord. No. 292-90, § 3, 5-29-90; Ord. No. 1110-96, § 1, 12-16-96; Ord. No. 683-08, § 3, 12-8-08)