3701-26-01 Definitions.

(A) "ASSE" means the American society of sanitary engineering.

(B) "Backflow" has the same meaning as set forth in rule 4101:3-2-01 of the Administrative Code.

(C) "Campground" collectively means a combined park-camp, recreation camp, recreational vehicle park and temporary campground unless otherwise specifically identified.

(D) "Combined park-camp" means any tract of land upon which a combination of five or more self-contained recreational vehicles or portable camping units are placed and includes any roadway, building, structure, vehicle or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the park facilities. A tract of land that is subdivided for lease or other contract of the individual sites is a combined park-camp if a combination of five or more recreational vehicles or portable camping units are placed on it for recreation, vacation or business purposes. "Combined park-camp" does not include any tract of land used solely for the storage or display for sale of self-contained recreational vehicles or portable camping units or solely as a temporary park-camp.

(E) "Dependent recreational vehicle" means a recreational vehicle other than a self-contained recreational vehicle and does not include a manufactured home or a mobile home.

(F) "Director" means the director of health or the director's authorized representative.

(G) "Domestic septage" has the same meaning as set forth in section 3718.01 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Dump station" means a facility designed to receive the contents from sewage holding tanks or self-contained recreational vehicles and may include both of the following:

(1) The components necessary for collecting and holding the sewage wastes; and

(2) The water service used for flushing vehicle sewage holding tanks and adjacent dump station areas.

(I) "Electrical system" means the wiring and utility service site connection from each recreational vehicle or portable camping unit, any other service connections, any service building and all parts of a distribution system connected to the service line entering the park or camp.

(J) "Gray water recycling systems" has the meaning set forth in section 3718.01 of the Revised Code.

(K) "Human consumption" means ingestion or absorption of water or water vapor as the result of drinking, cooking, dishwashing, handwashing, bathing, showering or oral hygiene or other domestic uses such as flushing toilets or doing laundry.

(L) "Licensed contractor" means an individual licensed under section 4740.06 of the Revised Code and is certified to perform electrical work.

(M) "Licensee" means the person specified on the application for a license to operate or maintain a campground and to whom a currently valid license has been issued by the licensor.

(N) "Licensor" means either the board of health of a 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 or the director when required under division (B) of section 3729.06 of the Revised Code. "Licensor" also means an authorized representative of any of those entities.

(O) "Manufactured home" has the meaning set forth in section 3781.06 of the Revised Code.

(P) "Mobile home" has the meaning set forth in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code.

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

(R) "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.

(S) "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.

(T) "Potable water" means water which is satisfactory for all drinking, culinary and domestic purposes, including flushing toilets and doing laundry.

(U) "Portable camping units" means dependent recreational vehicles, tents, portable sleeping equipment and similar camping equipment used for travel, recreation, vacation or business purposes and does not include a manufactured home or a mobile home.

(V) "Portable toilet" means a waterless toilet with a tank that typically contains a chemical to limit decomposition of non-water-carried human excreta during storage prior to pumping.

(W) "Private water system" has the same meaning as in section 3701.344 of the Revised Code.

(X) "Privy" means a self-contained waterless toilet used for disposal of non water-carried human excreta that consists of a shelter built above an approved tank installed in the ground into which human excreta is deposited.

(Y) "Public water supply system" has the same meaning as in section 6109.01 of the Revised Code.

(Z) "Recreation camp" means any tract of land upon which five or more portable camping units are placed and includes any roadway, building, structure, vehicle or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the facilities of such camp. A tract of land that is subdivided for lease or other contract of the individual sites is a recreation camp if five or more portable camping units are placed on it for recreation, vacation or business purposes. "Recreation camp" does not include any tract of land used solely for the storage or display for sale of dependent recreational vehicles or used solely as a temporary park-camp.

(AA) "Recreational vehicle" has the meaning set forth in section 4501.01 of the Revised Code and does not include a manufactured home or mobile home.

(BB) "Recreational vehicle park" means any tract of land used for parking five or more self-contained recreational vehicles and includes any roadway, building, structure, vehicle or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the park facilities and any tract of land that is subdivided for lease or other contract of the individual sites for the express or implied purpose of placing self-contained recreational vehicles for recreation, vacation or business. "Recreational vehicle park" does not include any tract of land used solely for the storage or display for sale of self-contained recreational vehicles or solely as a temporary park-camp.

(CC) "Self-contained recreational vehicle" means a recreational vehicle which can operate independent of connections to sewer and water and has plumbing fixtures or appliances all of which are connected to sewage holding tanks located within the vehicle and does not include a manufactured home or a mobile home as defined in section 3781.06 or 4501.01 of the Revised Code.

(DD) "Septage hauler" has the same meaning as in section 3718.01 of the Revised Code and is registered by the local health district.

(EE) "Sewage" means liquid waste containing animal or vegetable matter in suspension or solution that originates from humans and human activities. Sewage includes liquids containing household chemicals in solution commonly discharged from a residence or from commercial, institutional, or other similar facilities.

(FF) "Sewerage system" has the same meaning as set forth in section 6111.01 of the Revised Code..

(GG) "Site" means a location within a campground where self-contained recreational vehicles or portable camping units are placed.

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

(II) "Substantially alter" means a change in the layout or design of a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, combined park-camp, or temporary park-camp, including, without limitation, the movement of utilities or changes in established streets, lots, sites or in other facilities.

(JJ) "Temporary campground" means any tract of land used for a period not to exceed a total of twenty-one days per calendar year for the purpose of parking five or more recreational vehicles, dependent recreational vehicles or portable camping units or any combination thereof, for one or more periods of time that do not exceed seven consecutive days or parts thereof.

Effective: 4/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/09/2015 and 04/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3729.02
Rule Amplifies: 3729.02
Prior Effective Dates: 4/3/1980, 5/24/92, 3/22/97, 5/1/07, 3/15/13