3701-33-02 Licensure of agricultural labor camps; fees.

(A) Except as otherwise provided in this paragraph, prior to the fifteenth day of April in each year, every person who intends to operate an agricultural labor camp shall make application to the licensor for a license to operate such camp, effective for the calendar year in which it is issued. The license fees specified in paragraph (D) of this rule shall be submitted to the licensor with the application for the license. Each person proposing to open a new camp or extensively alter an existing camp shall submit with the application for a license the plans required by rule 3701-33-03 of the Administrative Code. The application shall include the following information:

(1) The name and address of the camp owner and operator;

(2) The address of the camp;

(3) The location of the existing or the proposed camp;

(4) Whether the camp was operated during the year preceding the year of application;

(5) Whether the camp is an existing or a new camp. A camp is a new camp for licensure purposes if it has not been licensed for two consecutive years;

(6) Whether the camp contains new or extensively altered facilities;

(7) Whether plans are enclosed;

(8) The expected date of occupancy;

(9) The number of housing units;

(10) A diagram of the camp, including dimensions and identifying numbers for each housing unit if the camp has changed since submittal of last acceptable diagram; and

(11) Any other pertinent information the licensor may require.

(B) The licensor may accept an application for an agricultural labor camp license on or after the fifteenth day of April if it is accompanied by the fee required in paragraph (D) of this rule and if the applicant has not been denied a license to operate an agricultural labor camp in the previous year of operation.

(C) No person shall operate or maintain an agricultural labor camp without a license or in violation of the provisions of rules 3701-33-01 to 3701-33-20 of the Administrative Code and sections 3733.41 to 3733.49 of the Revised Code. No license shall be issued unless results of water tests indicate that the camp's water supply complies with the requirements of rule 3701-33-05 of the Administrative Code, nor shall a license be issued if any violations of this chapter exist concerning sanitation, drainage or habitability of housing units.

(D) The annual license fee is twenty dollars, unless the application for a license is made on or after the fifteenth day of April, in which case the license fee is forty dollars. An additional fee of three dollars per housing unit per year shall be assessed to defray the costs of enforcing sections 3733.41 to 3733.49 of the Revised Code and this chapter, unless the application for a license is made on or after the fifteenth day of April, in which case an additional fee of six dollars per housing unit shall be assessed.

(E) Upon the issuance of an agricultural labor camp license the licensor shall provide at least two copies of the poster relating to the migrant agricultural ombudsman, as required by section 3733.45 of the Revised Code, to the licensee. At least one copy of the poster shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the camp.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/01/2008 and 08/01/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3733.42

Rule Amplifies: 3733.43

Prior Effective Dates: 6/1/1975, 4/2/85, 9/6/98