Approvals, disapprovals, or other decisions made under these rules may be appealed by an applicant as follows:
(A) The aggrieved party may request in writing that an informal meeting be held with the deputy director, the chief, a representative of the board, and the applicant to discuss and attempt to resolve the particular problem through negotiation and settlement. Such request shall include a written summary of the controversy. The chief shall schedule said meeting and shall give all parties reasonable notice thereof in writing. At the conclusion of such meeting, a report documenting the problem, the efforts made at the meeting to resolve the problem, and any resolution reached shall be submitted by the chief to the director for consideration and approval. If the director requires additional data or documentation from the aggrieved party relative to the issue(s) or problem(s) in question in order to adequately evaluate the resolution reached, such data or documentation shall promptly be provided by said party.
(B) In the event informal meetings requested do not result in resolution of the controversy, or if no informal meetings are desired by the aggrieved party, said party may request by certified mail that a formal hearing be convened pursuant to section 119.06 of the Revised Code, with the director or a designee presiding, to hear the controversy and make a formal decision thereon. Appeals from such formal hearing shall be made as provided by section 119.12 of the Revised Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/29/2014 and 12/14/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5119.42
Rule Amplifies: 5119.42
Prior Effective Dates: 5-29-1971, 8-21-1980, 7/1/2009