Ohio Administrative Code
3701 - Department of Health - Administration and Director
Chapter 3701-16 - Residential Care Facilities
Section 3701-16-03.1 - Expedited initial licensure inspections
§ 3701-16-03.1. Expedited initial licensure inspections
(A) An applicant for licensure as a residential care facility may request an expedited initial licensure inspection by providing the department of health with all of the following:
(1) A complete initial residential care facility application and fee required by paragraph (A) of rule 3701-16-03 of the Administrative Code;
(a) An application will be deemed complete when the department verifies all information contained therein is complete and accurate and meets the requirements of paragraph (B) of rule 3701-16-03 of the Administrative Code;
(b) An applicant may elect an expedited initial licensure inspection on the initial residential care facility application and, if electing such an inspection, provide a fee in addition to that required by paragraph (A) of rule 3701-16-03 of the Administrative Code, in the amount of two thousand two hundred fifty dollars;
(c) A fee collected by the department shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the general operations fund created by section 3701.83 of the Revised Code, and the fee shall not be refunded; and
(2) Notice of readiness for inspection.
(B) Upon receipt of a completed request for expedited initial inspection made pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule, the department will commence an inspection of the residential care facility not later than ten business days. Inspections under this rule will be scheduled in the order in which the request for expedited initial licensure inspection is determined to be complete.
(C) If the residential care facility does not meet the requirements for licensure upon the initial licensure inspection requested under paragraph (B) of this rule, the department of health may deny the license.
(D) This rule applies only to applicants for licensure as a new residential care facility and does not apply to an existing licensed residential care facility.
Replaces: 3701-17- 52.1(Effective: 3/1/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/01/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3721.04
Rule Amplifies: 3721.02
Prior Effective Dates: 09/01/2015)