Chapter 1501:21-15 Supervision of Construction

1501:21-15-01 Construction requirements.

(A) The applicant shall submit in writing a schedule of the proposed construction including the estimated time to complete the construction activities.

(B) The applicant shall submit for approval a winterization plan if construction will extend over the winter season.

(C) The chief may require that the drain remain open and no water be stored until construction has been approved in accordance with rule 1501:21-17-03 or rule 1501:21-22-03 of the Administrative Code.

(D) The chief may require that the division be notified prior to the start of certain critical construction activities.

(E) Construction reports shall consist of a detailed daily log of all construction operations, including:

(1) The date, location, and results of tests performed on construction materials; and

(2) A narrative of problems encountered during construction and inspection and the manner in which they were resolved.

(F) The registered professional engineer who is responsible for inspecting the construction shall submit periodic progress reports during the construction period as required by the chief. These reports shall be submitted no later than ten calendar days after the end of the reporting period or as stipulated in the terms of the construction permit.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 03/05/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.06 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 4-15-72; 10-15-81; 12-9-99; 10-9-03; 1-16-05

1501:21-15-02 Approval of changes in design, plans, or specifications.

The chief shall be promptly advised of all proposed changes in the approved design, plans, or specifications. There shall be no change in the approved design, plans, or specifications without prior approval of the chief. All such approved changes shall be recorded on the complete set of as-built plans as required in rule 1501:21-15-04 of the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 03/05/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.06 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 4-15-72; 10-15-81; 12-9-99

1501:21-15-03 Construction reporting requirements. [Rescinded].

Rescinded eff 1-16-05

1501:21-15-04 As-built plans.

One complete set of as-built plans and the detailed final cost shall be submitted to the chief upon completion of the project. All modifications and approved changes shall be accurately recorded on the as-built plans as prescribed in rule 1501:21-15-02 of the Administrative Code.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 03/05/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.062 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 4-15-72; 10-15-81; 12-9-99

1501:21-15-05 Engineer's certification.

The registered professional engineer who has inspected the construction shall submit written certification that the structure has been built in conformance with the plans, specifications, and changes approved by the chief.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 03/05/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.06 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 4-15-72; 10-15-81

1501:21-15-06 Operation, maintenance, and inspection manual.

A manual detailing the operation, maintenance, and inspection of the dam or levee and the appurtenances thereto, shall be prepared for the owner's use during the life of the structure. Manuals shall be required for all class I, class II, and class III structures. The manual shall be submitted to the chief for approval upon the completion of construction or as otherwise directed by the chief. The manual shall be provided in both a paper and a digital file format acceptable to the chief. The necessary detail and complexity of the manual will depend upon the complexity of the specific structure for which it is being prepared. However, the manual shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(A) An operation plan including, if applicable, a plan for the initial filling of the reservoir;

(B) A program of scheduled maintenance;

(C) A program of regular inspection and monitoring of any inspection devices;

(D) Procedures for safe-rate drawdown of the reservoir;

(E) Provisions for inspection of the structure and its appurtenances by a qualified engineer;

(F) Any other measures necessary to insure the continued safe operation and use of the structure.

Effective: 05/23/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 05/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.06 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 10-15-81; 12-9-99; 1-16-05

1501:21-15-07 Emergency action plan.

An emergency action plan shall be required for all class I, II and III structures. The emergency action plan for all class I structures shall include but not be limited to an inundation map of the critical routing reach. An inundation map may also be required for class II and III dams as designated by the chief. The required detail of this map depends upon the complexity of the downstream hazard and shall be acceptable to the chief. Three copies of the emergency action plan shall be submitted to the chief for approval upon the completion of construction or as otherwise directed by the chief. The chief may require additional copies as necessary. The plan shall also be provided in a digital file format acceptable to the chief.

Effective: 05/23/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/08/2010 and 05/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1521.06
Rule Amplifies: 1521.06 , 1521.061 , 1521.062
Prior Effective Dates: 12-9-99; 1-16-05