No person who engages in the business of blending a custom mixed fertilizer for use on lawns, golf courses, recreation areas, or other real property that is not used for agricultural production shall fail to register a specialty fertilizer in accordance with division (A) of section 905.33 of the Revised Code unless the person has obtained an annual nonagricultural production custom mixed fertilizer blender license from the director of agriculture.
A license issued under this section shall be valid from the first day of December of a calendar year through the thirtieth day of November of the following calendar year. A renewal application for a nonagricultural production custom mixed fertilizer blender license shall be submitted to the director no later than the thirtieth day of November each year and shall include the name and address of the applicant and of the premises where the blending occurs and a one-hundred-dollar fee. A person who submits a renewal application for a license after the thirtieth day of November shall include with the application a late filing fee of ten dollars. All nonagricultural production custom mixed fertilizer blender licenses expire on the thirtieth day of November each year.
A person holding a nonagricultural production custom mixed fertilizer blender license shall pay the inspection fees described in division (A) of section 905.36 of the Revised Code for each product being blended.
All money collected under this section shall be credited to the pesticide, fertilizer, and lime program fund created in section 921.22 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/17/2009.
Effective Date: 10-29-1996; 06-30-2005