Chapter 4301-1 General Provisions

4301-1-01 Definitions.

(A) As used in this chapter and Chapters 4301-2, 4301-3, 4301-5, and 4301-9 of the Administrative Code, all words and phrases defined in section 4301.01 of the Revised Code shall have the same meaning as defined therein.

(B) For purposes of this chapter and Chapters 4301-2, 4301-3, 4301-5, and 4301-9 of the Administrative Code:

(1) The word "broker" means a company that solicits sales of alcoholic beverages on behalf of a manufacturer or supplier but does not take possession of the alcoholic beverages in Ohio except as provided for in Revised Code Chapter 4301. or 4303., or rules promulgated thereunder.

(2) The word "solicitor" means an individual who solicits sales of alcoholic beverages on behalf of a manufacturer, supplier, wholesale distributor, or broker but does not take possession of the alcoholic beverages in Ohio, except as provided for in Revised Code Chapter 4301. or 4303., or rules promulgated thereunder.

(3) The word "supplier" means a company that sells alcoholic beverages in Ohio for resale at wholesale. A supplier does not manufacture or take possession of the alcoholic beverages in Ohio except as provided for in Revised Code Chapter 4301. or 4303., or rules promulgated thereunder.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/29/2011 and 04/29/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4301.021 , 4303.25
Rule Amplifies: 4301.021 , 4301.10 , 4303.25
Prior Effective Dates: 9/01/03

4301-1-02 Expansion and diminution of permit premises.

(A) A permit holder who desires an expansion or diminution of its permit premises shall file its request with the division, in writing, and submit a sketch indicating the proposed change. Any request for expansion or diminution must be submitted by the permit holder, a member of a partnership, a managing member of a limited liability company, a person owning or controlling ten percent or more of the outstanding shares of a corporation, or any officer of the permit holder, who is approved by and on file with the division.

(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Revised Code section 4303.27 , temporary expansions or diminutions of permit premises shall not be approved.

(2) Notification of the police or legislative authority is not required for the division to process, approve, or deny an expansion or diminution request.

(B) An expansion of permit premises must include a premises adjacent to the original premises for which the permit was issued. The adjacent premises must be under the permit holder's control and ownership in fee, leasehold, or mortgage, and be located in an area where sales under the permit are not prohibited because of local option election, or operation of rule or law.

(C) Upon receipt of the request for such change, the division may make an inspection of the permit premises and of the area proposed to be expanded or diminished within twenty working days of receipt of the request. The division shall approve or deny the requested change within twenty working days of inspection or receipt of the request, whichever is later.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/29/2011 and 04/29/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4301.021 , 4303.10
Rule Amplifies: 4301.10
Prior Effective Dates: 3/25/04

4301-1-04 Citation review board.

[This rule designated an internal management rule. For a copy of this rule, contact the Ohio Legislative Service Commission.]