3745-84-05 Fees for operating or maintaining a public water system.

(A) Pursuant to section 3745.11 of the Revised Code, a person applying for a public water system license or a public water system license renewal to operate or maintain a public water system under section 6109.21 of the Revised Code and this chapter shall pay the appropriate fee according to the schedule set forth in division (M) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code at the time of submission of the application to the director.

(B) Failure to pay the appropriate fee required by division (M) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code at the time of submission of application for a public water system license or a public water system license renewal, shall require payment of an additional amount equal to ten per cent of the appropriate fee.

(C) Failure to pay the appropriate fee required by division (M) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code shall render an application for a public water system license or a public water system license renewal incomplete.

(D) Payment of fees required by division (M) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code shall be made by tendering payment, in a form acceptable to the director, to the treasurer of the state of Ohio. The director shall transmit all fees collected under this rule to the treasurer of the state for deposit into the drinking water protection fund created in section 6109.30 of the Revised Code.

(E) For public water systems that are community water systems as defined in rule 3745-81-01 of the Administrative Code, the fees for initial license and license renewal, required under this chapter shall be as set forth in division (M)(1) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code. The public water system may determine its means for obtaining fees, including the assessment of additional user fees which may be assessed on a volumetric basis.

(F) For public water systems that are nontransient noncommunity water systems as defined in rule 3745-81-01 of the Administrative Code, the fees for initial license and license renewal required by this chapter shall be as set forth in division (M)(2) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code.

(G) For public water systems that are transient noncommunity water systems as defined in rule 3745-81-01 of the Administrative Code, the fees for initial license and license renewal required by this chapter shall be as set forth in division (M)(3) of section 3745.11 of the Revised Code.

Replaces: Part of 3745-84-01

Effective: 04/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2014
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