3701-33-04 Housing site.

(A) To comply with minimum standards of habitability:

(1) All sites used for camps shall be adequately drained. They shall not be subject to periodic flooding, nor located within two hundred feet of swamps, pools, or other surface collections of water that are located on the operator's property unless the operator utilizes mosquito control measures approved by the licensor. The camp shall be located so the drainage from and through the camp will not endanger any water supply. All sites shall be graded, ditched, and rendered free from depressions in which water may become a nuisance.

(2) Housing in existence in the camp on April 2, 1985 shall not be subject to, or be in proximity to, conditions that create or are likely to create offensive odors, flies, noise, traffic, or any similar hazards. Housing constructed or installed after April 2, 1985 shall be a minimum of two hundred feet from conditions that create or are likely to create offensive odors, flies, noise, traffic or similar hazards.

(3) A minimum distance of ten feet is required between dwellings, and between dwellings and other buildings.

(4) Grounds within the housing site shall be free from debris, noxious plants (poison ivy, etc.) and uncontrolled vegetation, such as grass, weeds or brush.

(5) Any building in a camp that is not structurally sound shall be repaired, sealed shut, razed or removed.

(6) The operator shall set aside or provide suitable recreational space consisting of not less than five per cent of the gross camp area or fifteen hundred square feet, whichever is greater.

(7) Roads, parking areas, and walkways within the camp must be graded and covered with gravel, or with flexible or rigid pavement.

(B) To comply with voluntary standards of habitability:

(1) Housing shall not be subject to conditions that create or are likely to create offensive odors, flies, noise, traffic or any other similar hazards, and shall be at least two hundred feet from any area that would create offensive odors and at least fifteen feet from any public roadway.

(2) A minimum of fifteen feet is required between housing units, and between dwellings and other buildings.

(3) The operator shall set aside or provide suitable recreational space consisting of not less than eight per cent of the gross camp area or two thousand five hundred square feet, whichever is greater.

(4) Roads, parking areas and walkways within the camp shall be of flexible or rigid pavement.

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

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3733.42

Rule Amplifies: 3733.42 , 3733.43 , 3733.431 , 3733.44 , 3733.45 , 3733.46 , 3733.47 , 3733.471 , 3733.48

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