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Rule 901:7-2-01 | License, examination and renewal fees.


(A) All renewal licenses shall be issued for a twelve-month period and shall expire annually on the date which corresponds with the alphabetical listing of the county in which the licensee's main facility is located. Applications for licensure shall expire as follows:

(1) Richland county to Wyandot county on September thirtieth.

(2) Adams county to Erie county on December thirty-first.

(3) Fairfield county to Logan county on March thirty-first.

(4) Lorain county to Putnam county on June thirtieth.

(B) A new license may be issued for an initial period of not less than six months or more than eighteen months so as to expire with the corresponding county in which the main facility is located. The fee for a license issued for a period other than one year shall be proportionate to the fee for a one-year license.

(C) In addition to the application fee set forth in division (B) of section 926.05 of the Revised Code, the following examination fee shall also be remitted with the application for licensure:

Storage CapacityExamination fee
To 10,000 bu.$ 50.00
10,001 to 150,000 bu.$ 100.00
150,001 to 250,000 bu.$ 200.00
250,001 to 500,000 bu.$ 300.00
500,001 to 750,00 bu.$ 400.00
750,001 to 1,000,000 bu.$ 500.00
1,000,001 to 1,200,000 bu.$ 600.00
1,200,001 to 1,500,000 bu.$ 700.00
1,500,001 to 2,000,000 bu.$ 800.00
2,000,001 to 2,500,000 bu.$ 900.00
2,500,001 to 5,000,000 bu.$1,000.00
5,000,001 to 7,500,000 bu.$1,100.00
7,500,001 to 10,000,000 bu.$1,200.00

Over ten million bushels:

(1) One thousand two hundred dollars plus thirty dollars per million bushels above ten million bushels or fraction thereof.

The fees quoted in paragraph (A) of this rule shall include the total commodity storage capacity of all facilities operated by the licensed handler as defined in the above rate schedule.

(D) If the application to license is for a facility to be added to one already licensed, the capacity of the new facility shall be added to the existing capacity of the license for the purpose of determining the new examination fee. The total fee due shall be the difference in fee between the old and new examination fees plus the application fee established in division (B) of section 926.05 of the Revised Code. If the license is issued for a period other than one year, the total fee shall be proportionate to the fee for a one-year license as provided for in division (D) of section 926.05 of the Revised Code.

(E) The fee established under this rule shall be deposited into the commodity handler regulatory fund created in section 926.19 of the Revised Code.

Last updated February 3, 2023 at 9:25 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 926.02
Amplifies: 926.05, 926.19
Five Year Review Date: 2/13/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1987, 6/25/1999