3701-33-09 Heating.

To comply with minimum standards of habitability:

(A) All housing units and service rooms that are occupied before June first or after August thirty-first shall be provided with properly installed heating equipment capable of maintaining a temperature of at least sixty-eight degrees Fahrenheit. Portable electric heaters may be substituted but must be physically present either in the housing units or in a storage building on the camp premises that is accessible to the camp occupants at all times.

(B) If an electric heating device is used, the branch circuit supplying this device must be of sufficient capacity in accordance with applicable provisions of the "National Electrical Code" or local electrical codes.

(C) Any stoves, or other sources of heat utilizing combustible fuel, shall be installed and vented directly to the outside atmosphere in such a manner as to prevent fire hazards and a dangerous concentration of gases. No portable heater, other than one operated by electricity that is equipped with an automatic shut-off switch, shall be used. If a stove burning a solid or liquid fuel is used in a room with wooden or other combustible flooring, there shall be a concrete slab, insulated metal sheet, or other fire resistant material on the floor under each such stove extending at least eighteen inches beyond the perimeter of the base of the stove or according to manufacturer's specifications.

(D) The minimum distances between combustible materials, including walls and ceilings, and heating devices shall be as follows:

(1) Thirty-six inches for radiant type heating devices burning a solid or liquid fuel;

(2) Eighteen inches for circulating type heating devices burning a solid or liquid fuel;

(3) Six inches from the rear and sides of a circulating type gas space heating device.

Distances shorter than those required by this paragraph may be used if specified by the manufacturer of the heating device or if the combustible materials are protected in a manner approved by the licensor.

(E) The minimum distance from a stovepipe or exhaust vent serving a heating device burning a solid, liquid, or gas to any wall or ceiling is eighteen inches unless protection is applied to these surfaces or a lesser distance is specified by the manufacturer. A vented, fire resistant collar shall be installed around a stovepipe or exhaust vent passing through a wall, ceiling, floor, or roof unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer.

(F) When a heating system has automatic controls, the controls shall be of a type which cut off the fuel supply upon the failure or interruption of the flame or ignition, or whenever a predetermined safe temperature or pressure is exceeded.

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

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