1501:21-21-04 Owner's responsibilities in the operation, maintenance, and inspection of dams and levees.

(A) Pursuant to the provisions of section 1521.062 of the Revised Code, the owner of a dam or levee shall be responsible for the continued safe operation and use of the structure so that it does not constitute a hazard to life, health, or property.

(B) The owner of a dam or levee shall prepare a written manual detailing the operation, maintenance, and inspection procedures necessary for the continued safe operation and use of the dam or levee, and an emergency action plan. The contents of such manual and plan shall be as described respectively in rules 1501:21-15-06 and 1501:21-15-07 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The emergency action plan shall be updated on at least an annual basis including updating all emergency contact information. The owner or the owner's representative shall meet with the local county emergency management director annually to review and update the plan. The owner shall annually submit to the division updated pages of the emergency action plan including a signature page from the county director indicating that the annual update meeting occurred and that the county director received a copy of the updated pages of the plan.

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