5120:1-3-03 Inspection process.

(A) For facilities currently licensed, the agency director shall be notified when the inspection will be conducted. Such notification shall be made no less than thirty days prior to the license's expiration date.

(B) For new facilities, notification shall be made after a preliminary self-reporting form has been received and evaluated.

(C) Once at the licensed facility, the audit team conducting the inspection shall meet with the center director to explain the criteria that will be used in the inspection, the reason(s) for the inspection and any other relevant matter.

(D) The division of parole and community services may conduct unannounced inspections anytime after formal licensing has been granted. Should the division of parole and community services conduct unannounced inspections, the notification requirement in paragraph (A) of this rule does not apply.

(E) The agency director shall make himself/herself available in the event the audit team has any questions or needs additional information.

(F) In order for a halfway house or community residential center to be eligible for licensure and state assistance, the facility must have been in operation for at least one year prior to making application for a license.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/04/2011 and 01/04/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5120.01 , 2967.14 , 2967.26
Rule Amplifies: 2967.14 , 2967.26
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/82, 7/1/96, 12/15/10