4733-39-05 Certificate of authorization.

(A) A "Certificate of Authorization" shall be issued by this board to all firms, partnerships, associations, limited liability companies or corporations which meet the requirements of Chapter 4733. of the Revised Code and pay the appropriate fee.

(B) If there is any change in the identity of any of the persons designated as being in responsible charge of the professional engineering or professional surveying activities and decisions of an entity holding a "Certificate of Authorization" under Chapter 4733. of the Revised Code, the board shall be notified per rule 4733-39-04 of the Administrative Code.

(C) A new "Certificate of Authorization" shall be required in the following situations:

(1) Upon the change of the name of any corporation, partnership, limited liability company or professional association holding a "Certificate of Authorization" performing engineering or surveying services in this state.

(2) Upon the failure of any holders of a "Certificate of Authorization" to renew the "Certificate of Authorization" within twelve months of the expiration date.

(D) A "Certificate of Authorization" shall authorize the firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation to provide the professional service for which they qualified for that state fiscal year. A renewal will be required at the end of each fiscal year. The "Certificate of Authorization" renewal letter shall indicate the professional service or services the business enterprise is authorized to provide.

(E) Any firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation offering the services of professional engineering and/or professional surveying shall post the current "Certificate of Authorization" issued by this board conspicuously in its place of business where the public can readily examine said certificate.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/18/2008 and 08/18/2013

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4733.07

Rule Amplifies: 4733.16

Prior Effective Dates: 4-15-83; 4-15-85; 5-1-95; 11-1-03