(A) As used in this section, "local authority" means the legislative authority of a municipal corporation, the board of trustees of a township, or the board of county commissioners of a county.
(B) The board of education or the chief administrative officer operating or in charge of any school may submit a written complaint to the director of transportation alleging that a local authority is not complying with section 4511.11 or divisions (B)(1)(a) to (d) of section 4511.21 of the Revised Code with regard to school zones. Upon receipt of such a complaint, the director shall review or investigate the facts of the complaint and discuss the complaint with the local authority and the board of education or chief administrative officer submitting the complaint. If the director finds that the local authority is not complying with section 4511.11 or divisions (B)(1)(a) to (d) of section 4511.21 of the Revised Code with regard to school zones, the director shall issue a written order requiring the local authority to comply by a specified date and the local authority shall comply with the order. If the local authority fails to comply with the order, the director shall implement the order and charge the local authority for the cost of the implementation. Any local authority being so charged shall pay to the state the amount charged. Any amounts received under this section shall be deposited into the state treasury to the credit of the highway operating fund created by section 5735.291 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 08-19-1992 .