Frequently Asked Questions
1. Where do I find the Code that regulates Boilers?
Chapter 4104 of the Ohio Revised Code and Chapter 4101:4 of the Ohio Administrative Code.
2. How do I get a Certificate of Operation for my boiler?
Your boiler must have an annual inspection by a licensed inspector, all violations corrected and all fees paid before a Certificate of Operation will be issued.
3. What is the fee for the Certificate of Operation?
$65 per boiler. If payment is not made within 45 days a $12.50 late fee will be added per boiler. Make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, State of Ohio.
4.What is a Certificate of Registration?
This certificate is issued to contractors installing and making welded repairs to boilers.
5.How do I become registered with the Bureau to install or make welded repairs to boilers?
You will need to complete the Boiler Contractor Application.
6.What is the fee for the Certificate of Registration?
There is an annual fee of $50.00. Make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, State of Ohio.
7.What is a Boiler Installation/Repair Permit?
This permit is issued to a registered contractor that would be installing or making welded repairs to a specific boiler.
8. How do I obtain a Boiler Installation/Repair Permit?
You need to complete the Boiler Installation/Repair Permit Application.
9.When should a Boiler Installation/Repair Permit be obtained?
The registered contractor shall obtain the permit prior to installing or performing welded repairs to any boiler.
10.What is the fee for a Boiler Installation/Repair Permit?
$100.00 per boiler installation or welded repair. Make check or money order payable to: Treasurer, State of Ohio.