4764.03 Exceptions.

Section 4764.02 of the Revised Code does not apply to any person described as follows if the person is acting within the scope of practice of the person's respective profession:

(A) A person who is employed by or whose services otherwise are retained by this state or a political subdivision of this state for the purpose of enforcing building codes;

(B) A person holding a valid certificate to practice architecture issued under Chapter 4703. of the Revised Code;

(C) A person registered as a professional engineer under Chapter 4733. of the Revised Code;

(D) A heating, ventilating, and air conditioning contractor, refrigeration contractor, electrical contractor, plumbing contractor, or hydronics contractor who is licensed under Chapter 4740. or section 3781.102 of the Revised Code or who is licensed or registered under section 715.27 of the Revised Code;

(E) A real estate broker, real estate salesperson, foreign real estate dealer, or foreign real estate salesperson who is licensed under Chapter 4735. of the Revised Code;

(F) A real estate appraiser who is licensed under Chapter 4763. of the Revised Code;

(G) A public insurance adjuster who holds a valid certificate of authority issued under Chapter 3951. of the Revised Code or an employee or representative of an insurer licensed to transact business in this state under Title XXXIX of the Revised Code who conducts an inspection of any property or structure for purposes related to the business of insurance;

(H) A commercial applicator of pesticide who is licensed under Chapter 921. of the Revised Code.


Added by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 255, §1, eff. 4/5/2019.