3701-26-03 Compliance with approved plans, verification inspections.

(A) The owner or operator of a proposed recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp for which plans have been approved in accordance with rule 3701-26-02 of the Administrative Code shall notify the director or licensor authorized by the director when construction, substantial alteration or expansion of the recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp has been completed but before the area has been placed into operation.

(B) The director or licensor authorized by the director shall inspect new construction, substantial alteration or expansion in a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp to ensure that it is consistent with this chapter and the plans submitted and approved under rule 3701-26-02 of the Administrative Code. A newly constructed recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp shall be inspected prior to the issuance of the initial license to operate the new park or camp. Construction, substantial alteration or expansion in an existing and licensed recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp shall be completed prior to occupancy or before these portions of the park or camp are placed into operation. The director or licensor authorized by the director shall conduct the inspection within five business days of the notification required by paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) The director or licensor authorized by the director may conduct inspections at any reasonable time and may conduct more than one inspection at any stage during the construction, substantial alteration or expansion of a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp to verify that it is consistent with the approved plans. The director or licensor authorized by the director may require the operator of a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp to provide written assurance from a registered professional engineer that any electrical, water supply system and sewage collection and treatment systems were completed in accordance with the approved plans.

(D) The fee for inspections specified in either paragraph (I) of rule 3701-26-02 or paragraph (B) of rule 3701-26-03 of the Administrative Code shall be charged at a rate of two hundred twenty-five dollars each for project received by the director prior to December 31, 2007. The fee for inspections specified in either paragraph (I) of rule 3701-26-02 or paragraph (B) of rule 3701-26-03 of the Administrative Code shall be charged at the rate of four hundred forty dollars for projects received on or after January 1, 2008. If any project is deemed complete and in compliance after one inspection, the fee that is charged shall be reduced by twenty-five percent of the otherwise applicable fee.

Replaces: 3701-25- 52.1

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/05/2013 and 11/15/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3729.02 , 3709.09
Rule Amplifies: 3729.02 , 3709.09
Prior Effective Dates: 3/22/1997, 9/24/04, 5/01/07