Ohio Administrative Code
Title 4901:1 - Utilities
Chapter 4901:1-16 - Gas Pipeline Safety
Section 4901:1-16-06 - Construction reports

Universal Citation: OH Admin Code 4901:1-16-06

Current through all regulations passed and filed through August 26, 2022

(A) Each operator shall submit reports for each important addition of its intrastate gas pipeline facilities. As used in this rule, an "important addition" means construction or alteration of an operator's intrastate gas pipeline facility in a single project which involves an expenditure of either:

(1) More than five hundred thousand dollars.

(2) An amount which is more than ten per cent of the value of the operator's intrastate gas pipeline facility, provided such amount exceeds one hundred thousand dollars.

As used in this rule, a "single project" means the installation, construction, or alteration of a contiguous section of gas pipeline facility within a defined time-frame.

(B) Each operator shall submit two reports for each important addition on the form provided by the commission. Each report shall be submitted to the chief as follows:

(1) The first report not later than fourteen days and not sooner than sixty days before construction work will start.

(2) The second report not later than seven days after construction work has been completed.

(C) In accordance with the training program requirements pursuant to the pipeline safety regulations, subpart N 49 C.F.R. 192.801 to 192.809, as effective on the date referenced in paragraph (D) of rule 4901:1-16-02 of the Administrative Code, distribution operators shall incorporate new construction, including riser installation, as a part of their operator qualification requirements.

(D) The forms required by this rule shall be available at the commission's docketing division and electronically on the commission's website at http://www.puco.ohio.gov.

Effective: 8/5/2021
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 5/20/2021 and 07/26/2026
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4905.91
Rule Amplifies: 4905.91, 4905.93, 4905.94
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/1991, 10/13/1994, 01/06/2005, 06/17/2006, 08/24/2007, 06/20/2008, 07/12/2010, 03/28/2014, 01/01/2015

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