3703.10 Prosecutions and proceedings for violations.

All prosecutions and proceedings by the division of industrial compliance for the violation of sections 3703.01 to 3703.08 of the Revised Code, or for the violation of any of the orders or rules of the division under those sections, shall be instituted by the superintendent of industrial compliance. All fines or judgments collected by the division shall be paid into the state treasury to the credit of the industrial compliance operating fund created by section 121.084 of the Revised Code.

The superintendent, the board of health of a general or city health district, or any person charged with enforcing the rules of the division adopted under sections 3703.01 to 3703.08 of the Revised Code may petition the court of common pleas for injunctive or other appropriate relief requiring any person violating a rule adopted or order issued by the superintendent under those sections to comply with the rule or order. The court of common pleas of the county in which the offense is alleged to be occurring may grant injunctive or other appropriate relief.

The superintendent may do all of the following:

(A) Deny an applicant certification as a plumbing inspector;

(B) Suspend or revoke the certification of a plumbing inspector;

(C) Examine any certified plumbing inspector under oath;

(D) Examine the records and books of any certified plumbing inspector if the superintendent finds the material to be examined relevant to a determination described in division (A), (B), or (C) of this section.

Cite as R.C. § 3703.10

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 10-29-1995; 09-16-2004; 09-29-2005