Chapter 901:3-21 [Food Processing Establishments]

901:3-21-01 Registration and fees.

(A) Pursuant to section 3715.041 of the Revised Code, the director shall administer the applicable provisions of Chapter 901:3-21 of the Administrative Code to food processing establishments as defined in section 3715.021 of the Revised Code.

(B) Registration:

(1) A food processing establishment currently inspected by the division of food safety and not on Notice will receive the application of registration automatically from the division of food safety. The application must be postmarked on or before the thirty-first of January.

(2) A new food processing establishment (a firm not actively inspected by the division of food safety) shall be inspected to determine if the firm is in compliance with this chapter and Chapter 911., 913., 915. or 925. of the Revised Code as applicable or applicable rules adopted under those chapters. Upon inspection the firm will be given an application of registration if the firm is determined to be in compliance with applicable statutes and rules.

(3) A food processing establishment currently inspected by the division of food safety and on notice must be in compliance before an application for registration is provided.

(C) The fees as provided in division (A)(1) of section 3715.041 of the Revised Code are as follows:

Fees

Size in square feet Annual fee
0- 4,999 $50
5,000- 9,999 $75
10,000- 49,999 $125
50,000- 99,999 $175
100,000 and up $300

(D) The late fee as provided in division (C)(2) of section 3715.041 of the Revised Code shall be up to fifty dollars for registrations not postmarked on or prior to the thirty-first of January. The director shall not renew the registration until the applicant pays the registration and late fee.

Late fees are as follows:

Persons not required to pay registration fee: $ 10.00

Persons required to pay registration fee:

Late Fees

Size in square feet Late fee
0- 4,999 $ 25.00
5,000- 9,999 $ 30.00
10,000- 49,999 $ 35.00
50,000- 99,999 $ 40.00
100,000 and up $ 50.00

Effective: 07/28/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/29/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3715.02 , 3715.041
Rule Amplifies: 3715.041
Prior Effective Dates: 1/29/2010