4105.17 Fees.

(A) The fee for each inspection, or attempted inspection that, due to no fault of a general inspector or the division of industrial compliance, is not successfully completed, by a general inspector before the operation of a permanent new elevator prior to the issuance of a certificate of operation, before operation of an elevator being put back into service after a repair or after an adjudication under section 4105.11 of the Revised Code, or as a result of the operation of section 4105.08 of the Revised Code and is an elevator required to be inspected under this chapter is one hundred twenty dollars plus ten dollars for each floor where the elevator stops. The superintendent of industrial compliance may assess an additional fee of one hundred twenty dollars plus ten dollars for each floor where an elevator stops for the reinspection of an elevator when a previous attempt to inspect that elevator has been unsuccessful through no fault of a general inspector or the division of industrial compliance.

(B) The fee for each inspection, or attempted inspection, that due to no fault of the general inspector or the division, is not successfully completed by a general inspector before operation of a permanent new escalator or moving walk prior to the issuance of a certificate of operation, before operation of an escalator or moving walk being put back in service after a repair, or as a result of the operation of section 4105.08 of the Revised Code is three hundred dollars. The superintendent may assess an additional fee of one hundred fifty dollars for the reinspection of an escalator or moving walk when a previous attempt to inspect that escalator or moving walk has been unsuccessful through no fault of the general inspector or the division.

(C) The fee for issuing or renewing a certificate of operation under section 4105.15 of the Revised Code for an elevator that is inspected every six months in accordance with division (A) of section 4105.10 of the Revised Code is two hundred twenty dollars plus twelve dollars for each floor where the elevator stops, except where the elevator has been inspected by a special inspector in accordance with section 4105.07 of the Revised Code.

(D) The fee for issuing or renewing a certificate of operation under section 4105.05 of the Revised Code for an elevator that is inspected every twelve months in accordance with division (A) of section 4105.10 of the Revised Code is fifty-five dollars plus ten dollars for each floor where the elevator stops, except where the elevator has been inspected by a special inspector in accordance with section 4105.07 of the Revised Code.

(E) The fee for issuing or renewing a certificate of operation under section 4105.15 of the Revised Code for an escalator or moving walk is three hundred dollars, except where the escalator or moving walk has been inspected by a special inspector in accordance section 4105.07 of the Revised Code.

(F) All other fees to be charged for any examination given or other service performed by the division pursuant to this chapter shall be prescribed by the director of commerce. The fees shall be reasonably related to the costs of such examination or other service.

(G) The director of commerce, subject to the approval of the controlling board, may establish fees in excess of the fees provided in divisions (A), (B), (C), (D), and (E) of this section. 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.

(H) Any person who fails to pay an inspection fee required for any inspection conducted by the division pursuant to this chapter within forty-five days after the inspection is conducted shall pay a late payment fee equal to twenty-five per cent of the inspection fee.

(I) In addition to the fees assessed in divisions (A), (B), (C), (D), and (E) of this section, the board of building standards shall assess a fee of three dollars and twenty-five cents for each certificate of operation or renewal thereof issued under divisions (A), (B), (C), (D), or (E) of this section and for each permit issued under section 4105.16 of the Revised Code. 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.

(J) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Escalator" means a power driven, inclined, continuous stairway used for raising or lowering passengers.

(2) "Moving walk" means a passenger carrying device on which passengers stand or walk, with a passenger carrying surface that is uninterrupted and remains parallel to its direction of motion.

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