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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 5101:2-9-04 | General maintenance of a residential facility.


(A) All structures, grounds, furnishings or equipment used by or located on the grounds of a residential facility shall be continually maintained in good repair and in clean condition.

(B) All rooms, corridors, and stairways inside a residential facility shall be equipped with operable electric illumination.

(C) Each residential facility shall have working exterior electrical illumination for operable entrances and stairways to occupied buildings.

(D) A residential facility shall have a continuous supply of clean drinking water. If the residential facility's water supply is not obtained from a municipal water supply, a water district water supply or a vendor of bottled water, the facility's water supply shall be tested and approved by a municipal or county health department or by the Ohio department of health within twelve months prior to initial certification and annually thereafter.

Last updated May 1, 2023 at 8:51 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5103.03
Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03
Five Year Review Date: 5/1/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1966, 10/1/1986, 1/1/1991, 9/1/2002, 11/1/2013