3746-5-03 Joinder.

(A) In filing an appeal with the commission, the appellant should name as an appellee any person or persons needed 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. The motion shall set forth in detail the reasons for joining the person as an appellee. Such motion shall be served on all parties to the appeal. In no event shall a person to be joined be served with notice of such joinder less than fifteen days prior to the hearing before the commission.

(C) If, in the opinion of the commission, the appellant has failed to join any party whom the commission determines to be necessary to the resolution of the appeal, the commission may sua sponte order the joinder of said party.

Effective: 06/21/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/09/2009 and 03/09/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3745.03
Rule Amplifies: 3745.02 - 3745.06
Prior Effective Dates: 8/24/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04