3750.16 Right of entry.

A member of the emergency response commission or his designated representative who also is an officer or employee of the state or a political subdivision, a member of the local emergency planning committee of the emergency planning district having territorial jurisdiction who is also an officer or employee of the state or a political subdivision, or the designated representative of the fire department having territorial jurisdiction, upon proper identification and upon stating the purpose and necessity of an inspection, may enter at reasonable times upon any private or public property, real or personal, to inspect or investigate, obtain samples, and examine or copy any records to determine compliance with this chapter and rules adopted and orders issued under it. The commission, committee, or fire department, or a designated representative of any of them, may apply for and any judge of a court of record may issue an administrative inspection warrant under division (F) of section 2933.21 of the Revised Code, or other appropriate search warrant, necessary to achieve the purposes of this chapter within the court's territorial jurisdiction, provided that the designated representative of the commission or committee also shall be an officer or employee of the state or a political subdivision.

Effective Date: 10-29-1995