3701-26-12 Required gray water and sewage facilities.

(A) The licensee of a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp, combined park-camp or temporary park-camp shall ensure that gray water is not discharged to the surface of the ground and that gray water is disposed of in a sewage collection system or facilities which meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-15 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The licensee shall ensure that the following gray water and sewage facilities, as applicable, are present at a park or camp:

(1) Recreational vehicle parks shall have dump stations that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-14 of the Administrative Code or individual site connections to a sewage collection system for sewage and gray water disposal;

(2) Recreation camps shall have toilet facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-13 of the Administrative Code and gray water disposal facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-15 of the Administrative Code;

(3) Combined park-camps shall have individual site connections to a sewage collection system or dump stations that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-14 of the Administrative Code. All combined park-camps shall have toilet facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-13 of the Administrative Code and gray water disposal facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-15 of the Administrative Code. A combined park-camp with fewer than twenty-five sites that was in existence and licensed on or before May 24, 1992, is not required to comply with this paragraph unless either of the following is the case:

(a) The park-camp is substantially altered or expanded in such a manner that plan approval is required under rule 3701-26-02 of the Administrative Code; or

(b) The licensor determines that a nuisance exists because there are an inadequate number of dump stations to serve the number of recreational vehicles or portable camping units located within the park-camp;

(4) Recreational vehicle parks or combined park-camps may utilize a septage hauler capable of removing the contents from holding tanks of recreational vehicles or portable camping units on site in accordance with paragraph (G) of rule 3701-26-11 of the Administrative Code. At least one dump station shall be provided in accordance with rule 3701-26-14 of the Administrative Code for emergency use or for temporary storage;

(5) Where a public or private water supply system provides service to individual sites in a new recreational vehicle park or combined park-camp, a sewage disposal plan shall be approved by the Ohio environmental protection agency prior to submittal to the director;

(6) Existing recreational vehicle parks or combined park-camps proposing expansion are subject to the requirements of paragraph (B)(5) of this rule when a public or private water supply system will provide service to individual sites; and

(7) Temporary park-camps shall provide adequate methods for dumping wastes from camping units which may include but are not limited to:

(a) On-site dump stations which comply with the requirements of rule 3701-26-14 of the Administrative Code;

(b) The services of a sewage or septage hauler that is registered by a local health district; or

(c) Individual site connections to a sewage collection system.

(8) All temporary park-camps shall have toilet facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-13 of the Administrative Code and gray water disposal facilities that meet the requirements of rule 3701-26-15 of the Administrative Code.

(9) Any proposed sewage collection system, including dump stations with attached sewers, in a recreational vehicle park, recreation camp or combined park-camp shall be approved by the Ohio environmental protection agency.

Replaces: 3701-25-60

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/05/2013 and 11/15/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3729.02
Rule Amplifies: 3729.02
Prior Effective Dates: 7/11/1965, 1/01/72, 4/03/80, 5/24/92, 3/22/97, 5/01/07