Chapter 1501:3-5 Concessions and Signs
(A) No person in any state forest shall offer for sale, sell, or have in his possession with intent to sell any food, beverage or other article, or service without the written permission of the chief of the division or authorized agent.
(B) No person shall rent or offer to rent or have in their possession with the intent to rent, any service, animal, machine or item, or any other commercial activity on state forest property, regardless if the exchange of money occurred on state forest property, without first obtaining a special use permit from the chief of the division or authorized agent and paying any applicable fee.
No person shall erect or post in any state forest any placard, sign, notice, poster, or billboard without the written permission of the chief of the division or authorized agent.
(A) Commercial exploration of state forests for minerals, oil and gas is prohibited without written permission of the chief of the division.
(B) Persons desiring to conduct exploration activities shall apply for a special use permit thirty days in advance of the planned activity in the form and manner prescribed by the division. A nonrefundable application fee of one hundred dollars shall accompany each application.
(C) If a special use permit is issued, a performance guarantee deposit may be required in the form specified by the division. Any or all of the performance guarantee deposit may be retained by the division when damages or additional expenses are incurred and documented as a result of the activity. The balance of the performance guarantee deposit will be returned to the permittee.
(D) If a special use permit is issued, and administration of the permitted activity requires additional costs in the form of labor, materials or utilities, the special use permit fee may be increased by an amount equal to the additional costs to be incurred by the division.