1501:31-9-02 Regulations governing camping on certain division of wildlife areas.

(A) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp on any property owned, administered or controlled by the division of wildlife except within posted designated camping areas on lands listed in this rule and other lands as permitted by the chief of the division of wildlife.

(B) The following wildlife areas are hereby designated as camping areas.

Camping areas:

Wolf creek wildlife area

Woodbury wildlife area

Monroe wildlife area

Tycoon lake area

Tri-Valley wildlife area

(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp or stay in a fixed location for more than twenty-four hours on a wildlife area except within posted designated camp sites.

(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp on the Tri-Valley wildlife area without first having complied with the requirements of rule 1501:31-9-06 of the Administrative Code.

(3) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp on the Tri-Valley wildlife area except when camping in a car trailer or vehicle built or modified for camping use.

(4) It shall be unlawful for any person to use more than one designated camping unit at any camp site.

(5) It shall be unlawful for any person to have open fires unless such fires are enclosed in a fire ring for that purpose and within designated camping sites.

(6) It shall be unlawful for any person to leave litter or other debris on camp sites. All litter and other debris must be picked up and placed in a trash container or removed form the area.

(7) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp on wildlife areas for more than six consecutive camping days within any thirty-day period.

(8) One camping day shall consist of time from twelve noon on the day of arrival to twelve noon the next consecutive day. Check out time shall be no later than twelve-thirty p.m.

(9) All dogs must be kept on leashes, except when used for hunting.

(10) Organized groups who desire to use wildlife camp sites must obtain a written permit from the chief of the division of wildlife prior to camping on such sites.

(11) It shall be unlawful to leave a camping unit unattended for more than twenty-four hours.

(12) It shall be unlawful to operate a generator from ten p.m. to six a.m. the next day.

(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to use any electrical outlet plug provided by the division of wildlife on any property administered or controlled by the division of wildlife without first having complied with the requirements of rule 1501:31-9-06 of the Administrative Code.

(D) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp at any time on Berlin reservoir except within posted designated camp sites.

(E) It shall be unlawful for any person to camp at any time on camp Belden wildlife area except when written permission is given by the chief of the division of wildlife.

(F) All definitions set forth in rule 1501:31-1-02 of the Administrative Code shall apply to this rule.

Effective: 11/27/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/07/2009 and 11/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1531.06
Rule Amplifies: 1531.06
Prior Effective Dates: 5/1/76; 6/1/78; 6/1/79; 6/1/84; 4/17/89; 1/15/94; 11/1/97