Foster Care Licensing
5101:2-9-04 General Maintenance of a Residential Facility
Effective Date: November 1, 2013 (No Change)

(A)       All structures, grounds, furnishings or equipment used by or located on the grounds of a residential facility shall be continually maintained in good repair and in clean condition.

(B)       All rooms, corridors, and stairways inside a residential facility shall be equipped with operable electric illumination.

(C)       Each residential facility shall have working exterior electrical illumination for operable entrances and stairways to occupied buildings.

(D)       A residential facility shall have a continuous supply of clean drinking water. If the residential facility's water supply is not obtained from a municipal water supply, a water district water supply or a vendor of bottled water, the facility's water supply shall be tested and approved by a municipal or county health department or by the Ohio department of health prior to initial certification or recertification. A residential facility shall not be certified or recertified without an approved water source.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 4/2/2018 and 04/02/2023


Date: 04/02/2018

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5103.03

Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03

Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1966, 10/01/1986, 01/01/1991, 09/01/2002, 11/01/2013