Chapter 4501-33 Self-Assembled Motor Vehicle Inspections

4501-33-01 Application, fees, receipts for inspection.

(A) Application for inspection by the state highway patrol of a motor vehicle assembled from component parts by a person other than the manufacturer as provided in section 4505.111 of the Revised Code.

(1) An applicant shall contact a deputy registrar location to purchase a motor vehicle inspection receipt.

(2) Upon application completion and proper payment of the applicable fees for a motor vehicle inspection receipt, the deputy registrar location assigns a sequential number and issues a motor vehicle "Receipt for Inspection" for each vehicle to be inspected.

(3) Once a motor vehicle inspection receipt has been purchased, an applicant may request a refund by contacting the Ohio state highway patrol, office of licensing and commercial standards, with a letter of explanation as to why the refund is being requested. The original receipt shall accompany this request. In the case of a lost, stolen, or mutilated motor vehicle inspection receipt, an applicant must reapply with the proper fee before issuance of another receipt for inspection.

(4) At the time of the inspection, the applicant shall give one inspection receipt to the inspection officer for each vehicle to be inspected. No inspection will be made without an original motor vehicle inspection receipt.

(5) Upon receipt of the original motor vehicle inspection receipt, the inspecting officer shall inspect the vehicle, record the inspection receipt number on the motor vehicle inspection form, and provide to the applicant a copy of the motor vehicle inspection form.

(B) Application for inspection by the state highway patrol of a motor vehicle titled with a salvage certificate of title and restored for operation upon the highways as provided in section 4505.11 of the Revised Code.

(1) An applicant shall contact a deputy registrar location to purchase a motor vehicle inspection receipt.

(2) Upon application completion and proper payment of the applicable fees for a motor vehicle inspection receipt, the deputy registrar location assigns a sequential number and issues a motor vehicle "Receipt for Inspection" for each vehicle to be inspected.

(3) Once a motor vehicle inspection receipt has been purchased, an applicant may request a refund by contacting the Ohio state highway patrol, office of licensing and commercial standards, with a letter of explanation as to why the refund is being requested. The original receipt shall accompany this request. In the case of a lost, stolen, or mutilated motor vehicle inspection receipt, an applicant must reapply with the proper fee before issuance of another receipt for inspection.

(4) At the time of the inspection, the applicant shall give one inspection receipt to the inspection officer for each vehicle to be inspected. No inspection will be made without an original motor vehicle inspection receipt.

(5) Upon receipt of the original motor vehicle inspection receipt, the inspecting officer shall inspect the vehicle, record the inspection receipt number on the motor vehicle inspection form, and provide to the applicant a copy of the motor vehicle inspection form.

Replaces: 4501-33-01

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.11 , R.C. 4505.111
Prior Effective Dates: 2/11/82, 3/27/04

4501-33-02 Presentation of evidence of ownership.

(A) Every applicant for a state highway patrol inspection of a motor vehicle assembled from parts by a person other than the manufacturer as provided in section 4505.111 of the Revised Code shall at the time of inspection present notarized bills of sale for all casual sales of each major component part, or an official business receipt for all business sales of each major component part, or any certificate of title for each major component part used to build the particular vehicle. Such major component parts shall include, but not be limited to, major body parts, frame, and drive train.

(B) Every applicant for a state highway patrol inspection of a motor vehicle titled with a salvage certificate of title and restored for operation upon the highways as provided in section 4505.11 of the Revised Code shall at the time of inspection present notarized bills of sale for all casual sales of each major component part, or an official business receipt for all business sales of each major component part, or any certificate of title for each major component part used to rebuild the particular vehicle. Such major component parts shall include, but not be limited to, major body parts, frame, and drive train.

Replaces: 4501-33-02

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.11 , R.C. 4505.111
Prior Effective Dates: 2/11/82, 3/27/04

4501-33-03 Inspection of additional numbers.

(A) In addition to motor vehicle number and vehicle identification number, inspection of a motor vehicle assembled from component parts by a person other than the manufacturer as provided in section 4505.111 of the Revised Code shall include, but not be limited to, the following numbers:

(1) The federal safety decal number;

(2) The confidential manufacturer's applied number;

(3) Any manufacturer's applied number which can be traced by available records to the original vehicle identification number;

(4) Any owner's applied number which can be traced to the original owner or identification number.

(B) In addition to motor vehicle numbers and vehicle identification number, inspection of a motor vehicle titled with a salvage certificate of title and restored for operation upon the highways as provided in section 4505.11 of the Revised Code shall include, but not be limited to, the following numbers:

(1) The federal safety decal number;

(2) The confidential manufacturer's applied number;

(3) Any manufacturer's applied number which can be traced by available records to the original vehicle identification number;

(4) Any owner's applied number which can be traced to the original owner or identification number.

Replaces: 4501-33-03

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.11 , R.C. 4505.111
Prior Effective Dates: 2/11/82, 3/27/04

4501-33-04 Identification of component parts.

(A) Each inspection of a motor vehicle assembled from component parts by a person other than the manufacturer as provided in section 4505.111 of the Revised Code shall include inspection for identification for all component parts used to build the particular vehicle.

(B) Each inspection of a motor vehicle titled with a salvage certificate of title and restored for operation upon the highways as provided in section 4505.11 of the Revised Code shall include inspection for identification for all component parts used to rebuild or restore the particular vehicle.

Replaces: 4501-33-04

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.11 , R.C. 4505.111
Prior Effective Dates: 2/11/82, 3/27/04

4501-33-05 Equipment inspection for self-assembled motor vehicles.

(A) All self-assembled vehicles shall be inspected to determine compliance with Chapter 4513. of the Revised Code, and the following chapters of the Administrative Code: 4501:2-1 (addressing motor vehicle inspection), 4501-15 (addressing lighting), 4501-17 (addressing motorcycles-lighting and helmets), 4501-41 (addressing windows of vehicles), and 4501-43 (addressing maximum height of bumpers).

(B) Inspecting employees will document in the VIN comments portion of the HP-106 for self-assembled vehicles, that the vehicle has not been inspected to meet federal motor vehicle safety standards.

(C) Material approved for incorporation by reference.

Following is a contact cite for the material incorporated by reference in this chapter:

The Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code are available at http://www.codes.ohio.gov

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.111

4501-33-06 Equipment inspection for salvage motor vehicles.

(A) All salvage titled vehicles shall be inspected to determine compliance with Chapter 4513. of the Revised Code and the following chapters of the Administrative Code: Chapters 4501:2-1 (addressing motor vehicle inspection), 4501-15 (addressing lighting), 4501-17 (addressing motorcycles-lighting and helmets), 4501-41 (addressing windows of vehicles), and 4501-43 (addressing maximum height of bumpers).

(B) Inspecting employees will document in the VIN comments portion of the HP-106 for salvage motor vehicles, that the vehicle has not been inspected to meet federal motor vehicle safety standards.

(C) Material approved for incorporation by reference.

Following is a contact cite for the material incorporated by reference in this chapter:

The Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code are available at http://www.codes.ohio.gov

Effective: 08/20/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/20/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 4505.11

4501-33-07 Presentation of evidence of ownership. [Rescinded].

Rescinded eff 3-27-04

4501-33-08 Inspection of additional numbers. [Rescinded].

Rescinded eff 3-27-04

4501-33-09 Identification of component parts. [Rescinded].

Rescinded eff 3-27-04