(A) The initial certificate of operation shall be issued upon receipt of the fee and approval of the inspection report by the superintendent, and shall expire in the number of calendar years applicable to the stated term of the certificate. Annual certificates shall expire one calendar year following the date of initial issuance. Biennial certificates shall expire two calendar years following the date of initial issuance. Triennial certificates shall expire three calendar years following the date of initial issuance. Quinquennial certificates shall expire five calendar years following the date of initial issuance.
(B) Prior to the renewal of a certificate of operation, the owner or user shall file a timely report of inspection with the division of industrial compliance that states that the boiler has been inspected and approved during the time period applicable to that boiler. Annual inspections shall be completed each year. Biennial inspections shall be completed within two years. Triennial inspections shall be completed within three years. Quinquennial inspections shall be completed within five years.
(C) If a certificate of operation is lost or destroyed, it shall be replaced upon application to the superintendent.