Department of Commerce - Boiler Inspection - Certificate of operation.


Published: 2020-02-07

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(A) The initial certificate of operation shall be issued upon receipt of the fee and approval of the inspection report by the superintendent and shall expire in the number of calendar years applicable to the stated term of the certificate. Annual certificates shall expire one calendar year following the date of initial issuance. Biennial certificates shall expire two calendar years following the date of initial issuance. Triennial certificates shall expire three calendar years following the date of initial issuance. Quinquennial certificates shall expire five calendar years following the date of initial issuance.

(B) Prior to the renewal of a certificate of operation, the owner or user shall file a timely report of inspection with the division of industrial compliance that states that the boiler has been inspected and approved during the time period applicable to that boiler. Annual inspections shall be completed each year. Boilers with biennial certificates shall be inspected once within the two calendar years following the date of issuance or renewal of the certificate, whichever occurred last. Boilers with triennial certificates shall be inspected once within the three calendar years following the date of issuance or renewal of the certificate, whichever occurred last. Boilers with quinquennial certificates shall be inspected once within the five years following the date of issuance or renewal of the certificate, whichever occurred last.

(C) If a certificate of operation is lost or destroyed, it shall be replaced upon application to the superintendent.

(D) A certificate of operation issued in accordance with sections 4104.15 and 4104.17 of the Revised Code shall be valid until the expiration date unless revoked or suspended by the superintendent.