§ 1514.01 Other surface mining definitions
§ 1514.011 Authority of division of mineral resources management
§ 1514.02 Surface or in-stream mining permit – application contents
§ 1514.021 Application for renewal of permit or renewal permit
§ 1514.022 Submitting application and advertisement
§ 1514.023 Zoning resolutions or ordinances
§ 1514.024 Agreement for road improvement
§ 1514.03 Annual report
§ 1514.04 Filing surety bond or equivalent
§ 1514.05 Request for inspection at completion of phase of reclamation
§ 1514.051 Forfeiture of performance bond – priority lien
§ 1514.06 Funds to reclaim land affected by surface or in-stream mining that the operator has failed to reclaim
§ 1514.07 Order of chief to be in writing
§ 1514.071 Civil penalty in addition to other penalties
§ 1514.072 Civil action to compel compliance with order
§ 1514.08 Administrative rules for permits and reclamation
§ 1514.081 Administrative rules establishing standards and requirements for beneficial use of lime mining wastes and monitoring of ground water
§ 1514.09 Representation on commission for appeals
§ 1514.10 Prohibited acts
§ 1514.11 Use of moneys in mining regulation and safety fund
§ 1514.12 Use of explosives
§ 1514.13 Establishing projected cone of depression for surface mining operation that may result in dewatering
§ 1514.30 Interstate mining compact – interstate mining commission
§ 1514.301 Identifying state agency for whose benefit real property is acquired
§ 1514.32 Copies of bylaws and amendments filed with secretary of state
§ 1514.40 Adoption of safety rules
§ 1514.41 Inspections by the Chief
§ 1514.42 Safety audit where mine safety training requested
§ 1514.43 Enforcement of rule-based safety standards
§ 1514.44 Order to abate dangerous condition or practice
§ 1514.45 Annual safety performance evaluation
§ 1514.46 Mine safety training at request of operator
§ 1514.47 Certified mine forepersons; 30 CFR part 56 examinations
§ 1514.50 Right of entry to perform inspections or reclamation
§ 1514.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 1514

  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Area of land affected: means the area of land that has been excavated, or upon which a spoil bank exists, or both. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Certified mine foreperson: means the person whom the operator of a surface mining operation places in charge of the conditions and practices at the mine, who is responsible for conducting workplace examinations under 30 C. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Cone of depression: means a depression or low point in the water table or potentiometric surface of a body of ground water that develops around a location from which ground water is being withdrawn. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Dewatering: means the withdrawal of ground water from an aquifer or saturated zone that may result in the lowering of the water level within the aquifer or saturated zone or a decline of the potentiometric surface within that aquifer or saturated zone. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Ground water: means all water occurring in an aquifer. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • In-stream mining: means all or any part of a process followed in the production of minerals from the bottom of the channel of a watercourse that drains a surface area of more than one hundred square miles. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • in-stream mining operation: means all of the premises, facilities, and equipment used in the process of removing minerals by in-stream mining from a mining area. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Minerals: means sand, gravel, clay, shale, gypsum, halite, limestone, dolomite, sandstone, other stone, metalliferous or nonmetalliferous ore, or other material or substance of commercial value excavated in a solid state from natural deposits on or in the earth, but does not include coal or peat. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Operator: means any person engaged in surface mining who removes minerals, or minerals and incidental coal, from the earth by surface mining or who removes overburden for the purpose of determining the location, quality, or quantity of a mineral deposit. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Overburden: means all of the earth and other materials that cover a natural deposit of minerals and also means such earth and other materials after removal from their natural state in the process of surface mining. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Performance bond: means the surety bond required to be filed under section Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Spoil bank: means a pile of removed overburden. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, and any area subject to the legislative authority of the United States of America. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Surface mining: means all or any part of a process followed in the production of minerals from the earth or from the surface of the land by surface excavation methods, such as open pit mining, dredging, placering, or quarrying, and includes the removal of overburden for the purpose of determining the location, quantity, or quality of mineral deposits, and the incidental removal of coal at a rate less than one-sixth the total weight of minerals and coal removed during the year, but does not include: test or exploration boring; mining operations carried out beneath the surface by means of shafts, tunnels, or similar mine openings; the extraction of minerals, other than coal, by a landowner for the landowner's own noncommercial use where such material is extracted and used in an unprocessed form on the same tract of land; the extraction of minerals, other than coal, from borrow pits for highway construction purposes, provided that the extraction is performed under a bond, a contract, and specifications that substantially provide for and require reclamation practices consistent with the requirements of this chapter; the removal of minerals incidental to construction work, provided that the owner or person having control of the land upon which the construction occurs, the contractor, or the construction firm possesses a valid building permit; the removal of minerals to a depth of not more than five feet, measured from the highest original surface elevation of the area to be excavated, where not more than one acre of land is excavated during twelve successive calendar months; routine dredging of a watercourse for purely navigational or flood control purposes during which materials are removed for noncommercial purposes, including activities conducted by or on behalf of a conservancy district, organized under Chapter 6101. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • surface mining operation: means all of the premises, facilities, and equipment used in the process of removing minerals, or minerals and incidental coal, by surface mining from a mining area in the creation of which mining area overburden or minerals, or minerals and incidental coal, are disturbed or removed, such surface mining area being located upon a single tract of land or upon two or more contiguous tracts of land. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Watercourse: means any naturally occurring perennial or intermittent stream, river, or creek flowing within a defined stream bed and banks. See Ohio Code 1514.01
  • Whoever: includes all persons, natural and artificial; partners; principals, agents, and employees; and all officials, public or private. See Ohio Code 1.02