(A) Registered professional engineers who are qualified in the design, construction, and inspection of dams and levees and who are practicing in accordance with the laws of Ohio shall:
(1) Prepare design reports, plans and specifications for the construction, modification or repair of dams and levees;
(2) Inspect the construction, modification or repair of dams and levees;
(3) Perform periodic inspections, detailed investigations, and analyses of dams and levees; and
(4) Prepare plans and specifications for and inspect the removal of existing dams and levees unless specifically exempted by the chief.
(B) Throughout division-level 1501:21 rules of the Administrative Code, the term
"engineer" shall mean such a registered professional engineer as described in this rule.
(C) Registered professional surveyors who are practicing in accordance with the laws of Ohio may be required by the chief to prepare survey data for investigations including but not limited to storage volume calculations, critical flood analyses, or dam failure inundation mapping. Throughout division-level 1501:21 rules of the Administrative Code, the term "surveyor" shall mean such a registered professional surveyor as described in this rule.
(D) Engineering and construction inspection and testing services for all dam construction shall be performed by an independent company that is not affiliated with, or hired by, the construction contractor.
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: 4-15-72; 10-15-81; 12-9-99; 1-16-05