§ 6117.01 Power to establish sewer districts – sanitary engineering department
§ 6117.011 Surveys of water supply, sanitary, or drainage facilities
§ 6117.012 Rules for disconnection and reconnection or relocation of improper inflows into sewers
§ 6117.02 Sanitary rates, charges, or penalties fixed or established
§ 6117.021 Contracts for purpose of complying with phase II of storm water program
§ 6117.03 Resolution to lay out, establish, and maintain one or more sewer districts within county
§ 6117.04 Authority of board of county commissioners to acquire, construct, maintain, and operate sanitary or drainage facilities
§ 6117.05 Continuing jurisdiction where area is incorporated into or annexed to municipal corporation
§ 6117.06 General plan of sewerage or drainage
§ 6117.061 Deferment of collection of assessment
§ 6117.062 Deferment of collection of assessments for certain lines providing sewer facilities to industrial or residential developments
§ 6117.07 Determination to proceed with construction
§ 6117.08 Proceed to issue or incur public obligations and construct the improvement
§ 6117.09 Appeal to probate court
§ 6117.10 Appeal when improvement is located in two or more counties
§ 6117.11 Appeal when petition for improvement is dismissed
§ 6117.12 Appeal by guardian of minors or other persons under disability
§ 6117.13 Transmission of original papers in proceedings and certified transcript of record
§ 6117.14 Hearing on appeal
§ 6117.15 Trial in probate court
§ 6117.16 Action when more than one party appeals
§ 6117.17 Court findings
§ 6117.18 Record – costs
§ 6117.19 Appeal made in reference to necessity of improvement
§ 6117.20 Appeal made in reference to boundaries of assessment district or to tentative assessment
§ 6117.21 Judgment establishing improvement
§ 6117.22 Fees and compensation of officers
§ 6117.23 Appeal from probate court
§ 6117.24 Manifest error in proceedings
§ 6117.25 Payment for costs of improvement
§ 6117.251 Sanitary or drainage facility improvements
§ 6117.27 Contracts for construction of improvements
§ 6117.28 Petition by landowners for improvements
§ 6117.29 Cost of improvement to include engineering, necessary publications, inspection, interest on public obligations
§ 6117.30 Assessment district assessments
§ 6117.31 Actual costs – collection
§ 6117.311 Levying tax and issuing bonds to pay costs of improvement
§ 6117.32 Revised assessment
§ 6117.33 Annual certification of assessments
§ 6117.34 Complaint of unsanitary conditions
§ 6117.36 Writ of mandamus
§ 6117.37 Recovery of fine, forfeiture, or penalty
§ 6117.38 Sewerage or drainage outside district
§ 6117.39 Acquisition or purchase of property
§ 6117.40 Sewer construction within municipal corporation
§ 6117.41 Contracts with other public agencies
§ 6117.42 Compensation to other public agencies providing services
§ 6117.43 Payment of agreed compensation by levy of taxes or special assessments
§ 6117.44 Credit of compensation
§ 6117.45 Violations – fines
§ 6117.46 County trunk or main sewers
§ 6117.47 Purchase or appropriation of property for county trunk or main sewers
§ 6117.48 Eminent domain proceedings
§ 6117.49 Sale or disposition of county sanitary or drainage facilities
§ 6117.51 New public sewer construction projects
§ 6117.60 Amendments to chapter are subject to 4 of HB 549 of the 123rd General Assembly
§ 6117.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 6117

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Combined sewer: means a sewer system that is designed to collect and convey sewage, including domestic, commercial, and industrial wastewater, and storm water through a single-pipe system to a treatment works or combined sewer overflow outfall approved by the director of environmental protection. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • constructing: means construction, reconstruction, enlargement, extension, improvement, renovation, repair, and replacement of sanitary or drainage facilities or of prevention or replacement facilities, but does not include any repairs, replacements, or similar actions that do not constitute and qualify as permanent improvements. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County sanitary engineer: means either of the following:

    (a) The registered professional engineer employed or appointed by the board of county commissioners to be the county sanitary engineer as provided in this section3;

    (b) The county engineer, if, for as long as and to the extent that engineer by agreement entered into under section 315. See Ohio Code 6117.01

  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Drainage facilities: means storm sewers, force mains, pumping stations, and facilities for the treatment, disposal, impoundment, retention, control, or storage of waters; improvements of or for any channel, ditch, drain, floodway, or watercourse, including location, construction, reconstruction, reconditioning, widening, deepening, cleaning, removal of obstructions, straightening, boxing, culverting, tiling, filling, walling, arching, or change in course, location, or terminus; improvements of or for a river, creek, or run, including reinforcement of banks, enclosing, deepening, widening, straightening, removal of obstructions, or change in course, location, or terminus; facilities for the protection of lands from the overflow of water, including a levee, wall, embankment, jetty, dike, dam, sluice, revetment, reservoir, retention or holding basin, control gate, or breakwater; facilities for controlled drainage, regulation of stream flow, and protection of an outlet; the vacation of a ditch or drain; equipment and furnishings; and all required appurtenances and necessary real estate and interests in real estate. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Homestead exemption: means the reduction of taxes allowed under division (A) of section 323. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • 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
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • maintenance: means repairs, replacements, and similar actions that constitute and are payable as current operating expenses and that are required to restore sanitary or drainage facilities or prevention or replacement facilities to, or to continue sanitary or drainage facilities or prevention or replacement facilities in, good order and working condition, but does not include construction of permanent improvements. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Prevention or replacement facilities: means vegetated swales or median strips, permeable pavement, trees and tree boxes, rain barrels and cisterns, rain gardens and filtration planters, vegetated roofs, wetlands, riparian buffers, and practices and structures that use or mimic natural processes to filter or reuse storm water. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public agency: means a state and any agency or subdivision of a state, including a county, a municipal corporation, or other subdivision. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Sanitary facilities: means sanitary sewers, force mains, lift or pumping stations, and facilities for the treatment, disposal, impoundment, or storage of wastes; equipment and furnishings; and all required appurtenances and necessary real estate and interests in real estate. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • waters: means flows from rainfall or otherwise produced by, or resulting from, the elements, storm water discharges and releases or migrations of waters from properties, accumulations, flows, and overflows of water, including accelerated flows and runoffs, flooding and threats of flooding of properties and structures, and other surface and subsurface drainage. See Ohio Code 6117.01
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.