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Rule 1501:3-12-04 | Administrative procedures.


The chief will:

(A) Inform districts, their assisting agencies and other appropriate agencies of the state standards, criteria, and division policies for forestry pollution abatement and cost-share programs for assisting owners and operators to install best management practices.

(B) Enter into cooperative agreements with the boards of supervisors of districts to implement the forestry pollution abatement program. Such agreements shall spell out the responsibilities of both parties with respect to program implementation, administration and accounting, evaluation, recording accomplishments, quality control, and maintenance in obtaining compliance with rules and orders of the chief pertaining to forestry pollution abatement.

(C) Utilize the staff assistance of the districts and their assisting agencies to implement the state and other cost-share programs for installing eligible best management practices.

(D) Provide guidance to districts in planning, staffing, and administering the forestry pollution abatement program and the training of district supervisors and personnel in their duties, responsibilities and authorities.

(E) Implement the forestry pollution abatement program in a district in which the board of supervisors fails to negotiate an agreement with the Ohio department of natural resources to carry out the program.

(F) Reserve the right to implement the forestry pollution abatement program to resolve complaints.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1503.01, 1503.51
Amplifies: 1503.01, 1503.51, 1503.52, 1503.53, 1503.54, 1503.55
Five Year Review Date: 7/21/2021
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/1979, 5/1/1989, 5/7/1992, 6/1/2000, 12/23/2010, 7/21/2016