Section 903.082 | Determination of size of concentrated animal feeding facility by director.
(A) The director of agriculture may determine that an animal feeding facility that is not a concentrated animal feeding facility nevertheless shall be required to apply for and receive a permit to operate when all of the following apply:
(1) The director has specified a corrective action to be taken under section 939.07 of the Revised Code.
(2) The director or the director's authorized representative has inspected the animal feeding facility.
(3) The director or the director's authorized representative finds that the facility is not being operated in a manner that protects the waters of the state.
(B) In a situation in which best management practices cannot be implemented without modifying the existing animal feeding facility, the owner or operator of the facility shall apply for a permit to install for the facility.
(C) In the case of an animal feeding facility for which a permit to operate is required under this section, a permit to operate shall not be required after the end of the five-year term of the permit if the problems that caused the facility to be required to obtain the permit have been corrected to the director's satisfaction.