3745-91-08 Procedure for approval; changes.

(A) shall be used as a guide in the technical review of plans submitted under this chapter of the Administrative Code.:

(1) The Ohio environmental protection agency's "Planning and Design Criteria for Establishing Approved Capacity for 1) Surface Water and Ground Water Supply Sources, 2) Drinking Water Treatment Plants (WTPs), and 3) Source/WTP Systems" (2010). The terms and conditions of this document shall be followed in the event of inconsistencies between this document and the document in paragraph (A)(2) of this rule;

(2) The Great Lakes-Upper Mississippi River Board of State and Provincial Public Health and Environmental Managers' "Recommended Standards for Water Works" (2007);

(3) The Ohio environmental protection agency's "Guidelines for Design of Small Public Water Systems" (2010). The requirements of Chapter 3745-9 of the Administrative Code shall be followed in the event of inconsistencies between this document and Chapter 3745-9 of the Administrative Code;

(4) The Ohio environmental protection agency's "Guidelines for Arsenic Removal Treatment for Small Public Drinking Water Systems" (2010); and

(5) Such other publications as may be prepared by the Ohio environmental protection agency for guidance of designers of public water systems.

(B) If an application is incomplete, the applicant shall be so notified. No action will be taken on an application until it is complete. An incomplete application may be returned to the applicant.

(C) If an application is complete, but plans are not approvable, the applicant shall be so notified. Such notice may be accompanied by a statement of alterations or revisions necessary for approval, or the director may, in the alternative, disapprove the plans. A revised application shall be made in the same manner as required by this chapter of the Administrative Code for original application, or as directed in the notice.

(D) Approval of plans submitted under this chapter of the Administrative Code may be conditioned upon requirements that may be necessary or desirable to ensure that the system being constructed, or of which the proposed project is a part, will be able to meet generally accepted standards for the design, equipping and operation of water systems.

(E) Plans that require an escrow under section 6109.08 of the Revised Code shall not be approved until said section and Chapter 3745-92 of the Administrative Code are complied with. Compliance with said section and chapter are not required until the applicant is notified that the plans will be approved upon compliance with said section and chapter. If compliance does not occur within thirty days following receipt of such notice, the director may return the application as incomplete.

(F) When plans are approved, a copy of the plan drawings shall be so marked and returned to the owner accompanied by notice of approval. The director may send copies of such materials to such other persons as the director may deem advisable.

(G)

(1) No person shall construct or install a public water system, or make any substantial change in a public water system, as defined in rule 3745-91-01(G) of the Administrative Code, that is not in accordance with plans approved by the director.

(2) Requests for substantial changes from approved plans shall be made in advance of any construction work that will be affected by such changes, and shall allow sufficient time for review and approval by the director. A request for substantial change shall be made in the same manner as required by this chapter of the Administrative Code.

[This rule references the "Planning and Design Criteria for Establishing Approved Capacity for 1) Surface Water and Ground Water Supply Sources, 2) Drinking Water Treatment Plants (WTPs), and 3) Source/WTP Systems", issued 2010. This document is available from "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 644-2752". A copy may also be obtained online at www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw.]

[This rule references the "Recommended Standards for Water Works" 2007 edition. Copies are available from "Health Education Services, P.O. Box 7126, Albany, NY 1224, (518) 439-7286, www.hes.org" or "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 644-2752". A copy may also be obtained online at http://10statesstandards.com or www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw.]

[This rule references the "Guidelines for Design of Small Public Water Systems" fourth edition, issued 2010. This document is available from "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 644-2752". A copy may also be obtained online at www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw.]

[This rule references the "Guidelines for Arsenic Removal Treatment for Small Public Drinking Water Systems", first edition, issued 2010. This document is available from "Ohio EPA, Lazarus Government Center, 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 644-2752." A copy may also be obtained online at www.epa.ohio.gov/ddagw.]

Effective: 05/20/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/13/2009 and 05/20/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 6109.04
Rule Amplifies: 6109.01 , 6109.03 , 6109.04 , 6109.07
Prior Effective Dates: 11/26/80, 01/01/02, 07/01/04