3701-29-05 Fees and fee categories.

(A) Boards of health of city or general health districts shall establish fees in accordance with section 3709.09 of the Revised Code for the purpose of administering and enforcing the requirements of this chapter. The fees shall be established using the categories prescribed in paragraph (D) of this rule and the cost methodology prescribed by rule 3701-36-14 of the Administrative Code.

(B) All fees collected by the board of health under this chapter shall be deposited in a special fund of the health district to be used exclusively by the board of health to pay the cost of administering and enforcing this chapter as provided in division (A)(1) of section 3718.06 of the Revised Code.

(C) A portion of each permit fee for the installation of a new or replacement HSTS, SFOSTS, or GWRS and/or for the alteration of an existing HSTS, SFOSTS, or GWRS shall be collected by a board of health and shall be transmitted to the director for deposit into the general operations fund created pursuant to section 3701.83 of the Revised Code to pay the costs of administering and enforcing this chapter and Chapter 3718. of the Revised Code as provided in division (A)(2) of section 3718.06 of the Revised Code. A board of health shall collect this fee at the same time that it collects the fee established under paragraph (A) of this rule and as set forth below:

(1) Upon the effective date of this rule, twenty-five dollars of each permit fee for the installation of a new or replacement HSTS, SFOSTS, or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS and fifteen dollars of each fee for the alteration of an existing HSTS, SFOSTS, or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS collected by a board of health shall be transmitted by the board of health to the director for deposit into the general operations fund.

(2) Beginning January 1, 2016, fifty dollars of each permit fee for the installation of a new or replacement HSTS, SFOSTS, or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS and twenty-five dollars of each fee for the alteration of an existing HSTS, SFOSTS, or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS collected by a board of health shall be transmitted by the board of health to the director for deposit into the general operations fund.

(3) Beginning January 1, 2017, seventy-four dollars of each permit fee for the installation of a new or replacement HSTS, SFOSTS, or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS and thirty-five dollars of each fee for the alteration of an existing HSTS, SFOSTS or Type 2, 3 or 4 GWRS collected by a board of health shall be transmitted by the board of health to the director for deposit into the general operations fund.

(D) Boards of health shall establish fees in accordance with section 3709.09 of the Revised Code when any of the following services or functions are provided:

(1) An application for a site review of an HSTS, SFOSTS or GWRS.

(2) An application for a soil evaluation for an HSTS, SFOSTS or GWRS.

(3) An application for a design for an HSTS, SFOSTS or GWRS.

(4) Permit for the installation of a new or replacement HSTS and GWRS.

(5) Permit for the alteration of an existing HSTS and GWRS.

(6) Permit for the installation of a new or replacement SFOSTS.

(7) Permit for the alteration of an existing SFOSTS.

(8) Permit for the operation of an HSTS, SFOSTS or GWRS which may vary based on the length the permit is valid and/or complexity of the system.

(9) Registration of installers, service providers and septage haulers, which may vary based on category of registration.

(10) Vehicle permits for septage haulers.

(11) Inspection of a GWRS or a STS as authorized in division (A)(7) of section 3718.02 of the Revised Code or for re-inspection to ensure compliance with this chapter as allowed in rule 3701-29-09 of the Administrative Code.

(12) Abandonment of a STS or GWRS.

(13) Application for a variance.

(14) Collection and examination of effluent samples taken to determine compliance with this chapter.

(15) A site review, evaluation and approval/disapproval of land application of septage.

(16) Review of a subdivision or lots in accordance with rule 3701-29-08 of the Administrative Code.

(17) Additional fees may be established by the board of health of a city or general health district pursuant to section 3709.09 of the Revised Code for the purposes of managing the STS program.

(E) When the board of health determines that the installation of a new or replacement STS or GWRS or the alteration of an existing STS or GWRS has commenced prior to a permit being issued or a person performs the duties of an installer, septage hauler, or service provider prior to obtaining registration or a vehicle permit as required in rule 3701-29-03 of the Administrative Code, a board of health shall specify an amount to be added to the applicable fees established in this rule in accordance with section 3709.09 of the Revised Code.

(F) A board of health of a city or general health district shall certify the amount collected under division (A)(2) of section 3718.06 of the Revised Code and paragraph (C) of this rule and transmit this amount to the treasurer of the state on forms approved by the director of health according to the schedule outlined in section 3709.092 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 01/01/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/01/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3718.02
Rule Amplifies: 3718.06