3745-84-03 Expiration and renewal of license to operate or maintain a public water system.

(A) A public water system license to operate, issued pursuant to section 6109.21 of the Revised Code and in accordance with this chapter, shall expire on the thirtieth day of January in the year following of its issuance.

(B) A person holding a public water system license to operate issued by the director under section 6109.21 of the Revised Code, who is proposing to continue operating the public water system, shall submit a pre-application, an application and the appropriate fee, as set forth in rule 3745-84-05 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The pre-application for a public water system license to operate shall be on a form provided by the director, and the information required in paragraph (C) of rule 3745-84-02 of the Administrative Code reflecting the current conditions of the public water system shall be provided or verified by the applicant within forty-five days of receipt of the form.

(D) A completed application for a public water system license to operate along with the appropriate fee shall be submitted to the director not less than thirty days prior to the expiration date of the license to operate.

(E) Except as otherwise noted in paragraph (F) of section 6109.21 of the Revised Code, within thirty days of receipt of a completed application for a public water system license to operate under this rule and the applicable fee, both submitted timely, the director shall act on the application by doing one of the following:

(1) Issuing the license to operate.

(2) Issuing the license to operate subject to terms and conditions in accordance with rule 3745-84-06 of the Administrative Code .

(3) Denying the license to operate in accordance with rule 3745-84-06 of the Administrative Code.

(F) The director shall not act on an application submitted by any public water system with a license to operate under a period of denial, suspension or revocation.

(G) Submission of a completed application and issuance of a license to operate shall allow the director or an authorized representative of Ohio EPA, upon the presentation of credentials and other documents as may be required by law, to do the following:

(1) Enter upon the premises where a regulated facility or activity is located or conducted or where records must be kept to comply with drinking water requirements under Chapter 6109. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(2) Access and copy at reasonable times, any records that must be kept to comply with drinking water requirements under Chapter 6109. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(3) Inspect at reasonable times any facilities or equipment.

Effective: 07/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/17/2014 and 07/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3745.11 , 6109.04 , 6109.21
Rule Amplifies: 6109.21
Prior Effective Dates: 12/01/93, 01/01/99, 04/21/01, 08/03/04, 04/01/09