PART SEVENTEEN - HEALTH CODE
Chap. 1705.  Boarding Homes.
Chap. 1711.  Dog Inoculation.
Chap. 1717.  Food Markets.
Chap. 1723.  Frozen Desserts.
Chap. 1729.  Meat and Meat Products.
Chap. 1735.  Milk and Milk Products.
Chap. 1741.  Public Water System Protection.
Chap. 1747.  Rat Control.
Chap. 1753.  Tuberculosis Control.
Chap. 1759.  Trees, Weeds and Grass.
CHAPTER 1705
Boarding Homes
1705.01   Definitions.
1705.02   Registration required.
1705.03   Application for registration.
1705.04   Registration fee; expiration.
1705.05   Records.
1705.06   Inspection; revocation of registration.
1705.99   Penalty.
 
CROSS REFERENCES
Rest homes, nursing homes - see Ohio R. C. Ch. 3721
 
1705.01  DEFINITIONS.
   “Boarding home” or “rest home” for the aged and/or physically, mentally or developmentally disabled or chemically dependent means any place, institution, residence or home used for the reception and care of such persons for consideration, or any place, institution, residence or home used for two or more persons who by reason of age or temporary or permanent physical, mental or developmental disability, or substance abuse, are dependent and not fully capable of caring for themselves. 
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.02  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
   No person, firm, association or corporation shall open, conduct, manage or maintain any boarding home for the aged and/or physically, mentally or developmentally disabled, or chemically dependent as defined in Section 1705.01, within the corporate limits of the City of Norwood, without first registering as provided herein.
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.03  APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION.
   Whoever desires to register a boarding home shall make an application to the Health Commissioner in writing.  The application shall conform to the general provisions of this chapter relating to registration and shall state the location or proposed location of the boarding home, the purpose for which it is opened, the number of rooms to be occupied and the number of boarders in each room, the name, address and phone number of the person, official, or officials conducting or maintaining the home, the name and address of the physician and other individuals employed or to be employed to attend the boarders of the home, valid Rental Certificate from the Norwood Building Department, the fire inspection report from the Norwood Fire Department, and copies of any permits, licenses, grants or contracts with or from any other government agencies or entities, or applications for any license or permit submitted to other government agencies or entities.  Any person or entity registered under this chapter has a continuing duty to supplement and/or correct any submissions to the Health Commissioner throughout the term of their registration. 
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.04  REGISTRATION FEE; EXPIRATION.
   The registration fee to be paid annually to the Health Department for a boarding home shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).  Each registration shall expire on December 31, following the date of issuance. 
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.05  RECORDS.
   Each person maintaining a boarding home shall keep a complete record of all boarders admitted therein, which record shall show the name, age, sex, date of admission and discharge or disposition of each boarder, list of medical conditions and/or prescribed medications and the name and address of the nearest relative or guardian, if known.  Such records shall be open at all times to the inspection of the Health Commissioner or his/her duly authorized representative.
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.06  INSPECTION; REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION.
   Every boarding home conducted, maintained or managed by any person, firm, association, or corporation shall at all times be open to the inspection of the Health Commissioner or his duly appointed assistants or inspectors, and the Health Commissioner is hereby empowered to inspect the same, or cause inspection to be made, whenever or as often as he/she may deem to be reasonably proper.
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)
1705.99  PENALTY.
   Any person, firm, association, or corporation opening, conducting, managing or maintaining a boarding home for the aged and/or physically or mentally, emotionally or developmentally disabled, or chemically dependent without a valid registration therefor as provided in this chapter, or in violation of any of the terms and provisions of this chapter, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.  A separate offense shall be deemed committed each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.
(Ord. 4-2006.  Passed 1-24-06.)