903.082 Determination of size of concentrated animal feeding facility by director.

(A) The director of agriculture may determine that an animal feeding facility that is not a concentrated animal feeding facility nevertheless shall be required to apply for and receive a permit to operate when all of the following apply:

(1) The director has specified a corrective action to be taken under section 939.07 of the Revised Code .

(2) The director or the director's authorized representative has inspected the animal feeding facility.

(3) The director or the director's authorized representative finds that the facility is not being operated in a manner that protects the waters of the state.

(B) In a situation in which best management practices cannot be implemented without modifying the existing animal feeding facility, the owner or operator of the facility shall apply for a permit to install for the facility.

(C) In the case of an animal feeding facility for which a permit to operate is required under this section, a permit to operate shall not be required after the end of the five-year term of the permit if the problems that caused the facility to be required to obtain the permit have been corrected to the director's satisfaction.

Cite as R.C. § 903.082

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 64, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2016.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.12, HB 363, §1, eff. 12/22/2009.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 11-05-2003