(A) In filing an appeal with the commission, the appellant shall name as an appellee any person or persons necessary for the just adjudication of the appeal.
(B) If, after filing a notice of appeal, an appellant wishes to join a person as an appellee, appellant shall file a motion with the commission requesting permission to join such person. The motion shall set forth in detail the reasons the person should be joined as an appellee. Such motion shall be served on all parties to the appeal. In no event shall a person, which any party has moved to be joined, be served with notice of such joinder less than fifteen days prior to the hearing before the commission.
(C) If the appellant has failed to join any person whom the commission determines to be necessary to the resolution of the appeal, the commission may sua sponte order the joinder of said person.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/07/2014 and 03/07/2019
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3745.03
Rule Amplifies: 3745.03 , 3745.04, 3745.05
Prior Effective Dates: 8/24/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04, 6/21/09