1327.05  EXEMPTIONS.
   Within the scope of this chapter, the following do not require licensing or registration:
   (a)   Any person performing plumbing work or any activity connected therewith.
   (b)   The owner of residential property who performs the work himself, unless such owner is acting as a general contractor within the meaning of Section 1327.02(f)(2).
   (c)   The sale of any construction material, products, fixtures or articles when no work is performed by the seller on the premises where material, products or articles are to be installed.
   (d)   Work done or caused to be done by the United States of America, or the State of Ohio.
   (e)   An actual and regular hourly employee for a business enterprise who undertakes, performs, prosecutes or supervises any maintenance and repair work for, or on behalf of, his employer on his employer's property.
   (f)   Work consisting of maintenance, repair or improvements to a one (1), two (2) or three (3) family dwelling or performed for the owner thereof, when the person performing work for the owner performs the work as an employee of the owner.
   (g)   Work consisting of the painting, wallpapering or sandblasting of a building or structure or any part thereof; or the repair, replacement or installation of carpet, tile or sheet goods; or the replacement, installation and/or glazing of glass; or the inspection and treatment of a building or structure for insect or pest infestation; or the repair, replacement or installation of drain spouting; or the repair, replacement or erection of a television tower or antenna; or work required for ordinary repair and maintenance of a building or structure; or property maintenance work including but not limited to weed-cutting and debris removal.
      (Ord. 09-184. Passed 7-7-09.)
   (h)   Persons licensed as plumbing contractors under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code and not licensed under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code as a heating, ventilating and air conditioning contractor or a refrigeration contractor, or an electrical contractor or a hydronics contractor are regulated under Chapter 1367 of the Codified Ordinances as to their operations as plumbing contractors and are exempt from the registration requirements under Sections 1327.04 and 1327.07 of this Chapter only as to their operations as plumbing contractors.
   (i)   The original construction of a single one-, two-, or three-family dwelling structure during a period of 12 consecutive months:
      (1)   when the one-, two-, or three-family dwelling structure being constructed and the lot upon which it is situated is owned by the individual or individuals claiming this exemption and
      (2)   when the person performing work for the owner performs the work as an employee of the owner or as an uncompensated volunteer.
   (j)   The original construction of a single accessory building to a one-, two-, or three-family dwelling structure during a period of 12 consecutive months:
      (1)   when the one-, two-, or three-family dwelling structure is owned by the individual or individuals claiming this exemption and
      (2)   when the person performing work for the owner performs the work as an employee of the owner or as an uncompensated volunteer.
         (Ord. 01-237.  Passed 6-26-01.)