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**Chapter 1501:21-24 Fees**

(A) The fee schedule for the annual fee established by section 1521.063 of the Revised Code shall be as follows:

(1) For any dam classified as a class I dam under rule 1501:21-13-01 of the Administrative Code, three hundred dollars plus ten dollars per foot of height of dam, eight cents per foot of length of the dam, and eight cents per acre-foot of total storage volume impounded by the dam.

(2) For any dam classified as a class II dam under rule 1501:21-13-01 of the Administrative Code, ninety dollars plus six dollars per foot of height of dam, eight cents per foot of length of the dam, and eight cents per acre-foot of total storage volume impounded by the dam.

(3) For any dam classified as a class III dam under rule 1501:21-13-01 of the Administrative Code, ninety dollars plus four dollars per foot of height of dam, eight cents per foot of length of the dam, and eight cents per acre-foot of total storage volume impounded by the dam.

(B) For purposes of this rule, height of dam is the vertical height, to the nearest foot, as determined by the division under section 1521.062 of the Revised Code. For purposes of this rule, length of the dam is the horizontal dimension as measured along the crest of the dam from natural abutment to natural abutment as determined by the division. Spillway systems over the dam but not in the abutment area are included in the length determination. For upground reservoirs the length is the continuous distance around the crest of the dam. For purposes of this rule, total storage volume impounded by the dam is the total volume of water or other liquefied material impounded when the pool level is at the top of the dam immediately before it is overtopped, to the nearest acre-foot with a maximum of seven thousand acre-feet, as determined by the division.

Effective:
5/24/2018

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
3/7/2018 and
05/24/2023

Promulgated
Under: 119.03

Statutory
Authority: 1521.063

Rule
Amplifies: 1521.063

Prior
Effective Dates: 12/09/1999, 10/09/2003, 05/15/2006,
05/23/2010

The compliant dam discount program established by section 1521.063 of the Revised Code shall be administered as follows:

(A) The owner of the dam shall receive an annual ten per cent discount, to the nearest dollar, off the annual fee if the dam has an approved and up-to-date emergency action plan in accordance with rule 1501:21-21-04 of the Administrative Code. In order to maintain the discount, the owner must submit the emergency action plan update required by rule 1501:21-21-04 of the Administrative Code to the chief by June thirtieth of each year.

(B) The owner of the dam shall receive an annual fifteen per cent discount, to the nearest dollar, off the annual fee if the dam is in good condition and meets all requirements deemed necessary by the chief in accordance with rule 1501:21-21-04 of the Administrative Code. For purposes of this discount, the chief will evaluate the condition of the dam at each periodic inspection as required by rule 1501:21-21-01 of the Administrative Code or more frequently as necessary. The dam owner will provide whatever documentation is necessary to verify the condition of the dam.

(C) The discounted amount shall be reflected on the annual invoice sent to the dam owner.

(D) If the annual fee is not paid within sixty days following the statutory due date, the full amount of the fee plus penalty and interest is owed as established by section 1521.063 of the Revised Code.

Effective:
5/24/2018

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
3/7/2018 and
05/24/2023

Promulgated
Under: 119.03

Statutory
Authority: 1521.063

Rule
Amplifies: 1521.063

Prior
Effective Dates: 05/23/2010