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Old 04-02-2012, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by DA Quality Lawn & YS View Post
Do you know the inspector? I met him once when I turned another guy in town in for doing apps unlicensed. He did meet with me to get more info, then went to visit the dingdong and issue a cease and desist. Which I suppose is basically like doing nothing.....

Not sure if I am thinking of the same guy tho.

Cease & Desist order is quite common when the Ag Inspector didn't actually catch an illegal application or have proof positive. It is a way of stopping the illegal applications without a long investigation or legal complications. It also sets the individual up for a very heavy fine if they get caught again. I am not saying many blow off the C&D and keep applying, but it sure gives the Ag inspector more teeth the next time he catches them.


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