4766-2-12 Temporary and disaster operations.

(A) In the event of a disaster situation when permitted ambulance(s) based in the locality of the disaster situation are incapacitated or insufficient in number to render services needed, a licensed MTO may utilize whatever means necessary to transport and treat patients.

(B) An ambulance or non-transport vehicle that has not been issued a permit by the board may be issued a temporary permit, for a period not to exceed sixty days, if the ambulance or non-transport vehicle is used to replace a permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle that has been temporarily taken out of service for repair or maintenance . In order to obtain a temporary permit, a MTO shall submit a written application to the board containing:

(1) Vehicle identification number of the permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle;

(2) Date permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle was placed out of service;

(3) Vehicle identification number of the ambulance or non-transport vehicle to receive a temporary permit;

(4) Date temporarily permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle is to be placed in service;

(5) Reason the permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle was taken out of service.

(C) The licensed MTO shall ensure that the one hundred dollar fee prescribed in paragraph (F) of rule 4766-2-03 of the Administrative Code shall be received by the board within seven days of issuance of a temporary permit.

(D) The MTO shall note the date of return to service of the permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle on the temporary permit.

(E) The licensed MTO shall return the temporary permit to the board within two days after the permitted ambulance or non-transport vehicle is returned to service.

Effective: 04/16/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/22/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4766.03
Rule Amplifies: 4766.07 , 4766.09
Prior Effective Dates: 07/02/2009