3701-25-01 Definitions.

As used in rules 3701-25-01 to 3701-25-22 of the Administrative Code.

(A) "Board of health" means the board of health of the city or general health district, or the authority having the duties of a board of health in any city as authorized by section 3709.05 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Camp" means a resident camp or a day camp.

(C) "Day camp" means a facility which is being primarily utilized for the purpose of camping, indoor or outdoor activities, and exists on any tract of land together with any buildings or other structures pertinent to its use, but does not require overnight residence. A day camp does not include the following:

(1) Any university, college, or other educational facilities;

(2) Any facilities used for single day events; or

(3) Any use of a tract of land, or property determined by the board of health as not being within the intent of this chapter.

(D) "Health commissioner" means the health commissioner of a city or general health district or his authorized representative.

(E) "Operator" means the person having responsible charge of a camp.

(F) "Person" has the same meaning as in section 1.59 of the Revised Code and also includes this state, any political subdivision of this state, and any other state or local body of this state.

(G) "Primitive camp area" means any camp in which only sewage and solid waste disposal facilities are required.

(H) "Resident camp" means a facility which is being primarily utilized for the purpose of camping, that requires overnight residence, indoor or outdoor activities, and exists on any tract of land together with any buildings or other structures pertinent to its use. A resident camp does not include the following:

(1) Any university, college, or other educational facilities; or

(2) Any use of a tract of land, or property determined by the board of health as not being within the intent of this chapter.

(I) "Solid wastes" has the same meaning as set forth in rule 3745-27-01 of the Administrative Code:

(J) "Human consumption" means ingestion or absorption of water or water vapor by humans as the result of drinking, cooking, dishwashing, handwashing, bathing, showering, or oral hygiene.

(K) "One hundred year flood" means a flood having a one percent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year.

(L) "One hundred year flood plain" means that area adjoining any river, stream, watercourse, or lake that has been or may be inundated by a one hundred year flood.

(M) "Privy" means any sanitary waterless device for the collection and storage of human excreta and includes chemical commodes or other portable receptacles.

(N) "Liquid waste" or "waste water" means the liquids and other materials resulting from cooking and washing activities at a site which are normally deposited in a plumbing or disposal fixture but which contain no sewage.

(O) "Sewage" means human or animal urine or excrement and the water or other medium used to transport it.

(P) "Sewage collection system" means pipelines, pumping stations, force mains and appurtenances for collecting and conducting sewage and other liquid wastes to a point of disposal or treatment.

(O) "Substantially alter" means to change the layout or the internal components of a camp, including but not limited to movement of utilities or changes in established roadways, camp areas, or other facilities.

(R) "Waste water disposal facility" means a receptacle used for the collection or disposal of liquid waste.

(S) "Permanent sleeping quarters" means buildings, platform tents, or other structures that are constructed in a fixed location and are used as primary sleeping quarters.

(T) "Temporary shelters" means tents, adirondack shelters or other non-permanent structures used for overnight camping, field trips, and backpacking purposes.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/23/2008 and 07/01/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3701.34

Rule Amplifies: 3701.13

Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 4/3/80, 9/6/98