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