(A) Any party may file a motion requesting the commission to conduct a site view.
(B) The commission may, upon reasonable notice and at reasonable times, inspect any site, including any body of water, industrial plant, building or other premises, when the commission is of the opinion that such a viewing would have probative value in any matter pending before the commission.
(C) All parties shall have prior notice of such a viewing, and shall be informed of the right to be present, and the right to subsequently present written statements concerning said viewing.
(D) A court reporter, supplied by the party requesting the view, shall accompany the commission at said viewing and shall record all questions and answers. No argument or independent oral statement shall be permitted at said view.
(E) The commission may order the taking of photographs or videos of the site and shall charge the costs to the party initiating the request for a site visit. Any photographs or videos that are taken shall be included in the record of the proceeding.
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: 1/2/73, 3/9/99, 5/27/04