Chapter 1501:41-3 Prohibitions

1501:41-3-01 Posted.

"Posted" means and requires that the division shall set aside, at the area headquarters, a bulletin board or similar device upon which shall be displayed all special instructions, orders, and notices pertaining to locations in an area including but not limited to: special hours of operation, swimming and boating restrictions, hunting and trapping restrictions, and special instructions pertaining to locations where activities are curtailed or restricted. Except in emergency situations, said instructions, orders, notices, shall be displayed or signed in a location convenient to the general public. Declaration of posting shall originate with the chief of the division.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09 , 1541.19
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 9/1/97

1501:41-3-02 Temporary closing of facilities.

(A) The chief of the division or his authorized agents may temporarily close to public use and evacuate a facility or area that is determined to be hazardous for public use due to weather, water, fire, construction, or other situations involving public health, safety, or welfare.

(B) No person shall enter, use or occupy and such closed area.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 7/1/80

1501:41-3-03 Authority of lock personnel.

The lock personnel shall be charged with the immediate control and management of a navigation lock, and of the area set aside as the lock area, including the lock approach channels. He shall see that all laws, rules, regulations, and signs for the use of the lock and lock area are duly complied with, to which end he is authorized to give all necessary orders and directions in accordance therewith, both to employees of the state and to any and every person within the limits of the lock or lock area, whether navigating the lock or not. No one shall cause any movement of any vessel, boat, or other floating thing in the lock or lock approaches except by or under the direction of the lock personnel.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1501.03 , 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 7/1/83

1501:41-3-05 Trespassing on locks prohibited.

No person shall enter upon or trespass upon any lock on the Muskingum river except under the direction of lock personnel.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1501.03 , 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 7/1/83

1501:41-3-06 Animal leash requirement.

(A) It shall be unlawful for any person who is the owner or handler of any animal to refuse or fail to keep such animal on a leash in hand and under control at all times while such animal is within any area administered by the division except as allowed in rule 1501:41-9-10 of the Administrative Code or except as authorized in paragraphs (C), (D), and (E) of this rule. . Said leash shall not exceed six feet in length from hand to animal.

(B) Any animal found at large may be seized and disposed of as provided by law or ordinance covering disposal of stray animals on highways or public property then in effect in the territory in which the area administered by the division is located wherein such stray animal was seized.

(C) Tenants of the division, who lease realty or structures on areas administered by the division are permitted to keep pets on these premises provided such pets are adequately confined by fence, cage, leash, or other confinement so as not to run at large in other areas of the lands and waters administered by the division nor to interfere with the safety or well being of visitors to such areas.

(D) Trained hunting dogs under the control of a hunter in a designated public hunting area provided for in Chapter 1501:41-15 of the Administrative Code shall not require leashes while hunting during lawful hours and seasons established by statute, rule or order.

(E) The chief may designate "dog exercise" areas at state parks. Dogs under the control of their owner or handler in the designated dog exercise area shall not be required to be on a leash.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 3/24/81, 4/1/04

1501:41-3-07 Animals in cabin, lodge, golf courses, beach, and camp, facilities prohibited, exceptions.

No person shall bring or keep any animal in any cabin, cabin area, lodge, lodge area, camping area, wildlife display area, on the boardwalk at Maumee Bay, or in the water or land area of any beach or swimming pool or golf course administered by the division not designated for that purpose, except that blind, deaf, or mobility-impaired persons may bring or keep guide or other dogs, especially trained for the purpose of aiding any such person, in any area administered by the division. Horsemen may bring or keep horses in areas designated as horseman's campgrounds. Persons may bring domestic cats and dogs to those sections of the camping areas that have been designated by the chief as a camping area zone permitting pets as provided in rule 1501:41-9-10 of the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/17/2007 and 03/01/2012

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 1541.03

Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09

Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 5/15/78, 3/16/81, 7/1/83, 3/18/88, 9/1/97

1501:41-3-08 Removal of barking or unruly animals.

If the menacing attitude of any animal under the control or supervision of any person within any area administered by the Division excites fear in other persons, or if the animal disturbs the quiet enjoyment by other persons of any area administered by the Division by incessant barking, whining, howling, crying or other incessant sharp, abrupt outcries, or other means, a Park Officer may direct that the animal be removed by the owner or handler from any area administered by the Division.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75,

1501:41-3-09 Releasing of plants and animals prohibited.

(A) No person shall release any wild or domestic animal and abandon such animal, or plant or culture any seed or vegetation of any type in any area administered by the Division without the written permission of the Chief of the Division.

(B) Tenants of the Division, who lease realty or structures on areas administered by the Division, are permitted to have small gardens.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-10 Plants.

Except by permit issued for scientific or educational purpose by the chief of the division, no person shall willfully or negligently pick, dig up, cut, mutilate, destroy, injure, disturb, move, molest, alter, treat, burn, or carry away any tree or plant or portion thereof, including but not limited to leaf mold, flowers, foliage, berries, fruit, grass, turf, humus, shrubs, cones, and dead wood, except in a specific area where the chief has authorized and has posted at the headquarters of such area notification of such authorization to take berries, gather mushrooms, pine cones or wood or except in an area that the chief has designated as a nature study area. Such taking may be done for personal use only and not for commercial purposes.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 11/07/08

1501:41-3-11 Geological features.

No person shall destroy, disturb, deface, mutilate, or remove earth, sand, gravel, shoreline of a lake, oil, minerals, stone, rocks, ice, or features of caves in any area administered by the division, except in specific areas when authorization by the chief to collect fossils or other geological materials is posted at the headquarters of the area to which the authorization applies or except where the chief has designated a nature study area.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 11/07/08

1501:41-3-12 Archaeological and historical features.

No person shall remove from, injure, disfigure, deface, or destroy any object of paleontological, archaeological, or historical interest or value in any area administered by the Division without a permit issued by the Chief of the Division.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-13 Littering, importing of rubbish and trash prohibited.

No person shall leave, place, or dispose of in any manner garbage, peelings of vegetables or fruit, waste, refuse, rubbish, ashes, can(s), bottle(s), wire, paper, carton(s), box(es), motor vehicle or bicycle or wagon parts, furniture, glass, oil, sewage, anything of an unsightly nature or anything of an unsanitary nature under or upon the lands and waters of the division except in a receptacle designated for that purpose. No person shall import into any area administered by the division from another place any of the above substances or import into any area administered by the division from another place and deposit any of the above substances in any receptacle designated for or ordinarily used by the division for the containment of such substances. No person shall import into any area administered by the division from another place any leaves, grass clippings, tree limbs, or other type of yard waste without the written permission of the chief or his designee.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 5/15/78, 6/14/75, 3/01/06

1501:41-3-14 Glass containers prohibited on beach.

Possession of glass containers on any beach area by any person is prohibited, except that thermos bottles or thermos jugs, which if broken or damaged will contain all glass particles within the outershell of such bottles or jugs, are permitted.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 5/16/82

1501:41-3-15 Facility uncleanliness.

No person shall utilize any structure, facility, or area administered by the Division and upon vacating said structure, facility or area, cause it to be left in an unreasonably unsanitary or unclean manner or condition.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-16 Injury to buildings, signs, and other property prohibited.

No person shall in any manner willfully mark, deface, or injure in any way, or displace, remove, or tamper with any Division buildings, bridges, tables, benches, fireplaces, railings, paving or paving material, water lines, or other public utilities or parts or appurtenances thereof, signs, notices or placards whether temporary or permanent, monuments, stakes, posts, or other boundary markers, other structures or equipment, facilities, or Division property or appurtenances whatsoever, either real or personal.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-17 Personal property left on division areas without approval.

Except with the approval of the chief or his designee, no person shall leave any personal property in any area administered by the division in such a manner that the conditions surrounding its placement, when found, give indication that the owner has left the area administered by the division. Such property may be removed from the location at which it is found and stored by the division. The owner of such property, if known or can be found with reasonable effort, shall be notified and the owner shall be permitted to redeem such property by payment of a storage fee not to exceed one dollar per day plus the actual cost incurred in the recovery of such property. Any property unclaimed by the owner shall be disposed of in accordance with section 1541.05 of the Revised Code. This rule shall not apply to abandoned motor vehicles and trailers that are subject to licensing by the bureau of motor vehicles, or watercraft or substances covered by rule 1501:41-3-13 of the Administrative Code, or to items placed at a geocaching site for which the area manager has given prior approval subject to the conditions thereof.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 6/12/87, 4/01/04

1501:41-3-18 Firewood, chain, saws.

(A) No person shall gather firewood nor use a chain saw in any area administered by the Division, except as noted in paragraphs (B) and (C) of this rule.

(B) Firewood supplied by the division for cooking or campfires may be gathered and used only on the areas administered by the division.

(C) With written permission of the chief persons may cut and gather standing timber that as a result of wind, storm, or any other natural occurrence may present a hazard to life or property, or cut and gather timber that has fallen on lands under the control and management of the division.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.05 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 5/17/00

1501:41-3-19 Fires, lighted cigarettes, embers.

No person shall kindle, build, maintain, or use a fire other than in places provided or designated for such purposes except by written permission issued by the Area Manager. Any fire embers or burning briquettes shall be continuously under the care and direction of a competent person over fourteen years of age from the time it is kindled until it is extinguished. No person within the confines of any area administered by the Division shall throw away or discard any match, cigarette, cigar, embers or briquettes or other burning object which has not been entirely extinguished before being thrown away or discarded in receptacles or areas provided therefore. The Area Manager or his authorized representative may limit the size of all campfires and prescribe safety precautions to be taken. Upon a determination of extreme fire hazard no person shall smoke or build fires in areas posted as areas of extreme fire hazard.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-20 Smoking.

No person shall smoke in any structure or location in any area administered by the Division where smoking is prohibited.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-21 Lake bottom salvage.

No person shall attempt to remove or shall remove any personal property from the bottom of the waters of any area administered by the Division without first obtaining the permission of the Area Manager. This rule shall not apply to fishermen engaged in fishing nor persons within the submerged portion of a beach of the Division, but fishermen engaged in the act of fishing with the aid of snorkel SCUBA apparatus shall be governed by this prohibition insofar as their actions are not directly connected with the act of underwater fishing.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-22 Intoxicating beverages.

No person shall overtly and publicly consume or display the presence of any beer or intoxicating liquor in any area administered by the division, except within the confines and privacy afforded in a cabin, lodge room, tent, or camping vehicle or except in those areas authorized by the chief. For the purposes of this rule, beer or intoxicating liquor are defined as in section 4301.01 of the Revised Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 3/1/93

1501:41-3-23 Throwing objects over cliffs prohibited.

No person shall throw, toss, drop, or propel, or cause, directly or indirectly, the throwing, tossing, dropping or propelling of any object over or off any precipice, bridge, observation tower or other similar structure or natural formation. Activities carried on as a necessary part of rock-climbing or rappelling when done in compliance with rules 1501:41-7-09 and 1501:41-7-10 of the Administrative Code are exempt from this rule.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 5/15/78

1501:41-3-24 Alms and contributions, solicitation prohibited.

No person shall solicit alms or contributions for any purpose, whether public or private, in any area administered by the Division.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-26 Commercial activity prohibited except by permit.

(A) No person shall rent, sell, solicit, offer for sale or have in his possession with the intent to rent or expose for rent or sale any item or service in any area administered by the division except by authority of an approved concession contract or permit issued by the chief. Exempt from this paragraph are the collection of registration fees from participants in fishing tournament events which have been approved by the park manager; the sale of newspapers from vending machines located in areas designated for this purpose by the park manager; the sale of food items by a vendor who has been called to deliver the items into the park by a park visitor; and the sale of towing or repair services by a vendor who has been called to deliver these services to the park by a park visitor.

(B) Except by contract or permit issued as provided by paragraph (A) of this rule, no person shall display, erect, fix, or attach any commercial sign, notice billboard, poster or similar facsimile to any artificial structure or natural object in any area administered by the division. Owners of such signs shall be responsible for their removal at the expiration of the permit or a responsible time thereafter.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/07/2003 and 02/25/2008

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 1541.03

Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09

Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/76, 6/28/84, 3/1/93, 3/1/95

1501:41-3-27 Collecting prohibited without permit.

(A) No person shall collect plants, or animals from any area administered by the division without first having obtained a collector's permit from the chief of the division in addition to any other required permits. Nothing contained in this paragraph shall restrict a licensed hunter or fisherman who is legally hunting or fishing in the taking of game or fish or prohibit the collecting of plants and animals in an area designated by the chief as a nature study area, and so posted in accordance with rule 1501:41-3-01 of the Administrative Code. The special instructions posted for use of the nature study area shall prevail where inconsistent with the rules herein.

(B) All persons requesting a collector's permit shall at the time of application for such permit provide the following information on forms provided by the division.

(1) A program or project outline with the objective indicated;

(2) Dates when the permit shall be needed;

(3) Name of division administered area and specific locations of collecting therein;

(4) Species with number to be collected;

(5) Equipment and method to be used for the collecting;

(6) Name of all persons participating in collection project;

(7) Planned disposition of species collected;

(8) Qualifications of applicant.

(C) Upon request, the permit holder shall submit a project report within sixty days after expiration of permit, that report having thereon a data sheet for each area surveyed, species and number collected, date of collection and all other data collected, including temperature, water chemistry, weather conditions, and habitat in general. In addition, a copy of all reports or publications derived from the data collected shall be provided to the division.

(D) The collecting project must be conducted under the guidance of one person in charge of carrying on the project that possesses a collector's permit. Persons assisting with this project will not be required to obtain a collector's permit. However, in lieu of such, persons assisting shall carry a copy of the original collector's permit which shall be carried at all times during collecting. Persons not possessing a copy of the original permit may not participate in collecting. Any misuse or illegal collecting participated in by possessors of these copies will authorize the chief or his representative to revoke said collecting permit and to deny future collecting authorization to the violators.

(E) Persons failing to provide full information required above to the satisfaction of the chief of the division shall be denied a permit. Further failure to fulfill the requirements of the permit shall be reason for the chief to not issue future permits to the person failing to comply.

Effective: 11/07/2008
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/14/2008 and 10/15/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09 , 1541.19
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 5/16/82

1501:41-3-28 Special activities; permit required.

(A) No person shall conduct any special activity upon the lands or waters of the division without first obtaining a permit from the chief of the division upon application made not less than thirty days prior to the day of the proposed special activity. "Special activities" are supervised activities or events involving a number of participants or spectators, which significantly affect the public use, preservation and protection of lands or waters of the division.

(B) Announcements or notices of special activities as provided in this rule may be displayed in a manner as directed by the area manager.

(C) The division may provide a message board or similar device at the area headquarters upon which information about neighboring facilities or activities may be displayed for a reasonable period of time.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1501.03 , 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75, 6/28/84

1501:41-3-29 Private channel construction.

No person who is the owner, his agent, leasee, or tenant of land adjacent or contiguous to any lands or waters administered by the Division may dredge or permit a channel to be dredged or otherwise constructed upon said land for the purpose of effecting a junction with the waters of the state, nor fill such channel with the waters of the state nor cut through any water containment on state lands or waters without first having made application and received written permission therefor from the Chief of the Division as hereinafter provided.

(A) Persons desiring to dredge or otherwise construct a channel on private land and to utilize the waters of the state to fill such channel shall submit a written request therefor to the Chief of the Division setting forth detailed information, including but not limited to a drawing showing exact length, width, and depth of the proposed channel. Such information shall also offer proof of low permeable qualities of the soil in the proposed channel. The sequence of construction shall also be shown to minimize any siltation of the lake from said construction.

(B) If the Chief determines that the proposed channel will be advantageous to the Division in promoting increased recreational activities in the area and that the permeable qualities of the soil in the channel will preclude loss of normal pool stage of the waters of the state, and siltation from the channel will not severely hamper or impede navigation in the waters of the state, he may authorize construction of the proposed channel.

(C) Such authorization shall be in contract form granting the applicant permission to cut through the existing containment on state lands for the purpose of utilizing the waters of the state to fill the proposed channel. Such authorization shall contain the provisions hereinafter set forth:

(1) The applicant shall not alter, modify, or extend the channel or construct additional channels from the original construction without having requested and received additional written permission from the Chief of the Division and paid an additional fee as provided for in the Rules of the Division.

(2) The applicant thereafter shall permit the public to use the waters in the channel for fishing and boating purposes.

(3) The applicant shall grant to the Division a perpetual easement for flowage and access and shall file such easement in the office of the county recorder of the county in which the channel is located.

(4) The applicant shall provide for channel maintenance including but not limited to maintaining the originally specified width and depth and for weed cutting without expense to the Division now or in the future.

(5) The State retains the right to regulate water levels of the source supplying the channel without liability for damages to the property of the applicant or responsibility for maintaining channel water levels. The Division shall not be liable for damage effects to the channel or its surrounding area from natural disasters and floods.

(D) The Chief of the Division shall charge a one time fee as compensation to the State of Ohio for this utilization of the waters of the state and for authorization to cut through containments on state lands.

(E) This rule shall not apply to drainage ditch excavation where said ditch is for the purpose of intermittently draining lands and said ditch is not being used for recreational purposes.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.01
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 6/14/75

1501:41-3-30 Off-trail use prohibited.

No person shall be permitted off the posted trails within Hocking Hills, Mohican, John Bryan, or Nelson Kennedy Ledges state parks, or designated areas, without written permission of the chief, except in those areas specifically designated for public use (campgrounds, picnic areas, hunting areas, rock-climbing areas).

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/80, 5/16/82, 4/10/90

1501:41-3-31 Containers on trails prohibited.

No person shall bring onto the trails of Nelson-Kennedy ledges any glass container, disposable can, or disposable plastic container unless such person has the written approval of the area manager.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2010 and 01/25/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/93

1501:41-3-32 Roller blades and roller skates prohibited on boardwalk.

No persons shall use rollerblades or rollerskates on the boardwalk at maumee bay state park.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/04/2005 and 03/01/2010

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 1541.03

Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09

Prior Effective Dates: 9/1/97

1501:41-3-33 Feeding of wildlife.

Without the written approval of the area manager no person shall intentionally feed a wild animal or domestic geese or ducks in any area where signs are posted indicating that wildlife is not to be fed.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/98

1501:41-3-34 Dog exercise areas.

(A) The chief may designate "dog exercise" areas at state parks. Dogs in designated dog exercise areas shall not be required to be on a leash if they are under the control and supervision of a person eighteen years old or older. Up to two dogs per adult are permitted in the dog exercise area.

(B) No person may bring a dog into a dog exercise area if the dog is under four months old; is in heat; or has fresh wounds. No person may bring a dog into a dog exercise area unless the dog is current with vaccinations and displays the current license and rabies tags.

(C) No person who brings a dog in a dog exercise area shall fail to remove their dog's waste and place it in the designated receptacles.

(D) No person shall be in a dog exercise area between sunset to sunrise.

(E) Children under the age of sixteen must be under the supervision of a responsible adult when in the dog exercise area.

(F) Dogs that exhibit threatening or vicious behavior are prohibited from dog exercise areas.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/16/2014 and 07/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01 , 1541.03 , 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 04/20/2007