Section 4764.09 | Expiration of license; renewal.
(A) A home inspector license issued or renewed pursuant to this chapter expires three years after the date of issuance or renewal.
(B)(1) To renew a home inspector license, a licensed home inspector shall file all of the following with the superintendent of real estate and professional licensing within the ninety-day period immediately preceding the date the license expires:
(a) A renewal application pursuant to the procedures established by the Ohio home inspector board under section 4764.05 of the Revised Code;
(b) Proof of holding or being covered by a comprehensive general liability insurance policy or a commercial general liability insurance policy in accordance with division (A) of section 4764.11 of the Revised Code;
(c) Proof of satisfying the continuing education requirements specified in section 4764.08 of the Revised Code.
(2) A licensed home inspector who fails to renew a license before its expiration may, during the three months following the expiration, renew the license by following the procedures in division (B)(1) of this section and paying a late renewal fee in an amount the Ohio home inspector board establishes. A licensed home inspector who applies for a late renewal pursuant to this division shall not engage in any activities permitted under the license being renewed until the superintendent notifies the licensed home inspector that the licensed home inspector's license has been renewed.
(C) A licensed home inspector who fails to renew a license prior to its expiration or during the three months following its expiration, or who fails to submit the proof required under division (B)(1)(b) or (c) of this section, may subsequently obtain a license by applying for a license pursuant to section 4764.07 of the Revised Code.
Available Versions of this Section
- April 5, 2019 – Enacted by Senate Bill 255, 132nd General Assembly [ View April 5, 2019 Version ]