4104.18 Fees.

(A) The owner or user of a boiler required under section 4104.12 of the Revised Code to be inspected upon installation, and the owner or user of a boiler for which a certificate of inspection has been issued that is replaced with an appropriate certificate of operation, shall pay to the superintendent of industrial compliance an initial certificate of operation fee in the following amount , as applicable:

(1) Fifty dollars for boilers subject to annual inspections under section 4104.11 of the Revised Code;

(2) One hundred dollars for boilers subject to biennial inspection under section 4104.13 of the Revised Code;

(3) One hundred fifty dollars for boilers subject to triennial inspection under section 4104.11 of the Revised Code;

(4) Two hundred fifty dollars for boilers subject to quinquennial inspection under section 4104.13 of the Revised Code.

(B) The owner or user of a boiler required under section 4104.12 of the Revised Code to be inspected upon installation, and the owner or user of a boiler for which a certificate of inspection has been issued that is replaced with an appropriate certificate of operation, shall pay to the superintendent of industrial compliance an annual certificate of operation renewal fee in the following amount, as applicable:

(1) Fifty dollars for boilers subject to annual inspections under section 4101.11 of the Revised Code;

(2) One hundred dollars for boilers subject to biennial inspections under section 4104.13 of the Revised Code;

(3) One hundred fifty dollars for boilers subject to triennial inspections under section 4104.11 of the Revised Code;

(4) Two hundred fifty dollars for boilers subject to quinquennial inspections under section 4104.13 of the Revised Code.

(C) The fee for complete inspection during construction by a general inspector on boilers and pressure vessels manufactured within the state shall be thirty-five dollars per hour. Boiler and pressure vessel manufacturers other than those located in the state may secure inspection by a general inspector on work during construction, upon application to the superintendent, and upon payment of a fee of thirty-five dollars per hour, plus the necessary traveling and hotel expenses incurred by the inspector.

(D) The application fee for applicants for steam engineer, high pressure boiler operator, or low pressure boiler operator licenses is seventy-five dollars. The fee for each original or renewal steam engineer, high pressure boiler operator, or low pressure boiler operator license is fifty dollars.

(E) The superintendent of industrial compliance, by rule adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, may increase the fees required by this section and may establish fees to pay the costs of the division to fulfill its duties established by this chapter. The fees shall bear some reasonable relationship to the cost of administering and enforcing the provisions of this chapter. Any moneys collected under this section shall be paid into the state treasury to the credit of the industrial compliance operating fund created in section 121.084 of the Revised Code.

(F) Any person who fails to pay an invoiced renewal fee or an invoiced inspection fee required for any inspection conducted by the division of industrial compliance pursuant to this chapter within forty-five days of the invoice date shall pay a late payment fee equal to twenty-five per cent of the invoiced fee.

(G) In addition to the fees assessed in divisions (A) , (B), and (C) of this section, the board of building standards shall assess the owner or user a fee of three dollars and twenty-five cents for each certificate of operation or renewal thereof issued under divisions (A) and (B) of this section and for each inspection conducted under division (C) of this section. The board shall adopt rules, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, specifying the manner by which the superintendent shall collect and remit to the board the fees assessed under this division and requiring that remittance of the fees be made at least quarterly.

Cite as R.C. § 4104.18

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

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: 06-26-2003 .