4713-3-02 Floor plan requirements for schools.

(A) The applicant for a new school shall file with the board a copy of the floor plan of the new school.

(1) The board shall approve the floor plan based upon factors such as the following: health, safety, sanitation, and sufficiency of equipment.

(2) The applicant shall submit a copy of the architectural drawings on letter-sized paper or shall submit a copy of the blueprint for the building.

(a) The document submitted shall have a seal or copy of said verifying the document's authenticity.

(b) The drawing or blueprint shall show that the proposed school complies with local zoning requirements of the area in which the school is located and shall show compliance with the board's rules and laws as well as with the laws of Ohio.

(c) The name and address of the school shall be on the drawings.

(3) Electronic submission of the architectural drawings or the blueprint is preferred.

(B) An existing school desiring to alter its floor plan may amend a copy of the plan on file with the board with the floor plan reasonably to scale, unless zoning or other local requirements for construction mandate the creation of a new plan.

(1) If a new plan is required for any reason, the existing school shall submit a copy of the new drawing or blueprint.

(2) The copies of the new drawings or new blueprint shall also have the seal of the architect as it is on the original drawing or blueprint along with the name and address of the school.

(C) When the ownership of an existing school changes, and the new owner makes no significant structural or plumbing changes to the existing school so that the floor plan in the school's file at the board remains accurate, the school may submit a copy of the existing floor plan.

(D) Minimum square footage for cosmetology schools are defined by type of school.

(1) Every full cosmetology school shall have at least three thousand square feet of contiguous floor space. Such minimum floor space shall be comprised of the school's office, bathrooms, reception room, classrooms, facial areas or rooms, practice/demonstration room, clinic and dispensary.

(2) Every esthetic only school shall have at least two thousand five hundred square feet of contiguous floor space. Such minimum floor space shall be comprised of the school's office, bathrooms, reception room, classrooms, practice/ demonstration room, clinic with appropriate facial areas or rooms and dispensary.

(3) Every manicuring only school shall have at least two thousand square feet of contiguous floor space. Such minimum floor space shall be comprised of the school's office, bathrooms, reception room, classrooms, practice/ demonstration room, clinic and dispensary.

(4) Every hair design only school shall have at least two thousand five hundred square feet of contiguous floor space. Such minimum floor space shall be comprised of the school's office, bathrooms, reception room, classrooms, practice/demonstration room, clinic and dispensary.

(5) Every natural hair styling only school shall have at least two thousand square feet of contiguous floor space. Such minimum floor space shall be comprised of the school's office, bathrooms, reception room, classrooms, practice/ demonstration room, clinic and dispensary.

Effective: 02/28/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/18/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08
Rule Amplifies: 4713.44 , 4713.45
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/77, 12/17/89, 2/24/91, 1/26/97, 5/01/03