3746-5-16 Form of briefs and other filings.

(A) Briefs shall be either typewritten or printed by standard typographic or other mechanical printing process which produces a clear black image on white paper, although exception may be made for parties allowed to proceed in pro se.

(B) Briefs shall be bound in volumes or folders having pages of eight and one-half by eleven inches. Briefs shall be double spaced except quoted matter which shall be single spaced. Where necessary, documents attached to the brief may exceed eight and one-half by eleven inches, but in no event shall such documents exceed eight and one-half by fourteen inches. Where documents accompanying a brief exceed eight and one-half by fourteen inches unfolded, such documents shall not be attached to the brief, but shall accompany it and shall be clearly marked for reference.

(C) The front cover of the brief shall contain:

(1) The name of the governmental agency in which the matter originated and the number of the case;

(2) The title of the case;

(3) The nature of the proceeding (e.g., appeal from adoption of a regulation or granting of a permit, etc.);

(4) The title of the document (e.g., "Brief of Appellant"); and

(5) The name(s) and addresse(s) of counsel representing the party on whose behalf the document is filed.

(D) Applications for rehearing, motions, and all other filings, shall be produced in the manner prescribed in paragraph (A) of this rule. Motions and other filings shall contain a caption setting forth the name of the commission, the title of the appeal, the appeal number, and a brief descriptive title indicating the purpose of the filing.

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: 10/23/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04