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Rule 3701-25-01 | Definitions.


As used in this chapter:

(A) "Board of health" means the board of health of a city or general health district, or the authority having the duties of a board of health in any city, as authorized by section 3709.05 of the Revised Code, or the board of health's authorized representative.

(B) "Gray water recycling systems" has the meaning set forth in section 3718.01 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Human consumption" means ingestion or absorption of water or water vapor by humans as the result of drinking, cooking, dishwashing, handwashing, bathing, showering, or oral hygiene, or other domestic uses such as flushing toilets or doing laundry.

(D) "One hundred year flood" means a flood having a one per cent chance of being equaled or exceeded in any given year.

(E) "One hundred year flood plain" means that area adjoining any river, stream, watercourse, or lake that has been or may be inundated by a one hundred year flood.

(F) "Operator" means the person having responsible charge of a resident camp.

(G) "Person" has the same meaning as in section 1.59 of the Revised Code and also includes this state, any political subdivision of this state, and any other state or local body of this state.

(H) "Primitive camp area" means any resident camp in which only sewage and solid waste disposal facilities are required.

(I) "Privy" means a self-contained waterless toilet used for disposal of non water-carried human excreta that consists of a shelter built above an approved tank installed in the ground into which human excreta is deposited.

(J) "Resident camp" means a tract of land and any tents, vehicles, buildings or other structures that may be pertinent to its use, any part of which may be occupied by any person for the purpose of supervised outdoor or indoor activities and on which provisions are made for overnight occupancy. A resident camp does not include the following:

(1) Any university, college, or other registered educational facility; or

(2) Any use of a tract of land, or property determined by the board of health as not being within the intent of this chapter.

(K) "Sewage" means liquid waste containing animal or vegetable matter in suspension or solution that originates from humans and human activities. Sewage includes liquids containing household chemicals in solution commonly discharged from a residence or from commercial, institutional, or other similar facilities.

(L) "Sewerage system" has the same meaning as set forth in section 6111.01 of the Revised Code.

(M) "Sleeping quarters" means buildings or other structures provided by the operator for sleeping purposes.

(N) "Solid wastes" has the same meaning as set forth in section 3734.01 of the Revised Code.

(O) "Substantially alter" means a change in the layout or design of a resident camp, including, without limitation, the movement of utilities or changes in established roadways, camping areas, sleeping quarters, or other facilities.

Last updated January 3, 2022 at 9:45 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3701.13
Amplifies: 3701.03, 3701.13
Five Year Review Date: 9/16/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1972, 4/3/1980, 9/6/1998, 1/1/2015