1501:41-2-32 Campground visitor and vehicle passes.

The chief may authorize the issuance of campground passes and establish fees to be collected at the time any such pass is issued. Fees for campground passes may be based upon park, season, location, amenities, or level of occupancy.

(A) As used in this rule:

(1) "Vehicle pass" means a campground pass that is issued to a specific vehicle for the purpose of entering the campground when such vehicle would otherwise not be permitted. A vehicle pass may be issued to:

(a) Any vehicle associated with a camping party which has more than the maximum number of permissible vehicles per site as set forth in rule 1501:41-9-03 of the Administrative Code.

(b) A vehicle whose occupants are not registered campers that request access to the campground for the purpose of visiting registered campers or utilizing campground facilities.

(2) "Short term pass" means a campground pass that is issued to a specific vehicle to allow the occupants of that vehicle to enter the campground for the purpose of visiting registered campers or utilizing campground facilities. A short term pass shall not be valid for more than one hour.

(3) "Launch ramp pass" means a campground pass that is issued to allow a vehicle to access a boat launch area located within the campground. A launch ramp pass may provide seasonal access to campground launch facilities.

(4) "Visitor pass" means a campground pass that is issued to an individual who is not a registered camper to permit walk-in access to the campground area for the purpose of visiting registered campers or utilizing campground facilities.

(B) Fees for campground visitor and vehicle passes shall not exceed the following maximum rates:

Campground pass rates:

Vehicle pass

$ 5.00 per day

Visitor pass

$ 3.00 per day

Launch ramp pass

$ 25.00 per season

No fee shall be required for a short term pass.

A short term pass may be used to access a trailer waste station, provided that the fee specified in rule 1501:41-2-23 of the Administrative Code for use of the waste station is remitted.

Replaces: 1501:41-2-32

Effective: 3/26/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/26/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1541.03
Rule Amplifies: 1541.01, 1541.03, 1541.09
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/94, 3/1/95, 3/1/96, 4/11/97, 9/1/97, 4/1/98, 10/1/98, 5/17/00, 7/1/01, 6/9/03, 4/1/04, 3/1/06