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(A) All owners, agents and operators of oil and gas wells located within the city shall place on file in the Fire Department a written emergency shut-off procedure for each well and the components thereof, which shall include schematics, with diagrams, an emergency (24-hour) telephone number and other emergency information requested by the Fire Chief. This information must be provided at least ten days prior to the start of drilling. Should such emergency information change, the owner, agent or operator shall notify the Fire Department of the changes within 24 hours of the change, in writing. This information is required for all current and future wells within the city.
(B) Prior to drilling oil and gas wells within the city, and continuing until the well has been permanently plugged, equipment removed and the site reclaimed, there shall be erected and maintained at all times at the entrance of all the access roads, and at the site of the well, a sign with the designated address and street number, Ohio Department of Natural Resources permit number, name of the well, and name, address 24-hour emergency telephone number of the owner, agent or operator of the well. All required signs shall be updated within seven days of any changes of this information. This section shall also apply to wells currently located in the city.
(C) All owners, agents and operators of oil and gas wells located within the city shall place on file with the Fire Department, schematics, maps or diagrams, drawn to scale, the size of which may be designated by the Fire Chief. These schematics, maps or diagrams shall depict the following information:
(1) Location and length of all access roads;
(2) Location, size and capacity of all tanks and tank batteries and production equipment;
(3) Location and length of all transmission pipelines from well head to all distribution points;
(4) Location of all valves in the well pipeline system, including, but not limited to, control valves, shut-off valves, one-way valves, back flow prevention valves or check valves used to regulate the direction, volume or termination of product flow;
(5) Size of casings at ground level;
(6) Location of all boundary lines and rights-of-way pertinent to the operation of the well or production equipment; and
(7) Location of all structures, roadways, railways, waterways and public assembly areas within 300 feet of any wellhead or component that is integral to the oil and gas production.
(Prior Code, § 1614.01) (Ord. 118-2003, passed 9-8-2003)