1367.01  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following words and terms shall have the meanings given herein.
   (a)   "Apprentice plumber" means a person who is registered as such, and who is undergoing an apprenticeship or course of training, not exceeding five years, for the purpose of learning the trade of plumbing.  An "apprentice plumber" shall perform no work regulated by this chapter, except as an assistant, under the direct supervision of a master plumber, and in the immediate presence of a licensed master plumber or a licensed journeyman plumber.  There may be one apprentice plumber employed to each three journeyman plumbers or fraction thereof employed by a master plumber.  The term “apprentice plumber” does not include a person licensed under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code when performing work requiring a license issued under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revise Code.
   (b)   "Journeyman plumber" means a person who supervises, installs, alters or repairs plumbing systems or part thereof, as an employee but does not furnish material or supplies, and who is registered and the legal possessor of a journeyman plumber's license, as provided for in this chapter.  The term “journeyman plumber” does not include a person licensed under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code when performing work requiring a license issued under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revise Code.
   (c)   "Master plumber" means a person duly qualified to engage in the installation of plumbing and in planning, engineering, superintending, maintenance, and repair with respect to plumbing in all of its branches.  An active master plumber is a master plumber holding a valid active master plumber's license and who is authorized to engage in the installation of plumbing, through contract or otherwise, and also in planning, engineering, superintending, installation, maintenance, and repair with respect to plumbing in all of its branches, and as such is authorized to employ journeymen plumbers and plumbers' apprentices and other persons necessary for the proper installation of plumbing work in accordance with this Plumbing Code.  An inactive master plumber is a master plumber holding a valid inactive master plumber's license, who has chosen not to maintain insurance and a bond in accordance with Section 1367.11 of this Plumbing Code and who enjoys the privileges and responsibilities as set forth in Section 1367.11(e) of this Plumbing Code.  The term “master plumber” does not include a person licensed under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code when performing work requiring a license issued under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revise Code.
   (d)   “Plumbing contractor” means any individual or business entity who satisfies all of the following:
      (1)   For compensation, directs, supervises, or has responsibility for the means, method, and manner of plumbing construction, improvement, renovation, repair, or maintenance on a construction project and who offers, identifies, advertises, or otherwise holds out or represents that the individual or business entity is permitted or qualified to direct, supervise, or have responsibility for the means, method, and manner of plumbing construction, improvement, renovation, repair, or maintenance on a construction project;
      (2)   Is a tradesperson or employs tradespersons who perform and who are trained to perform plumbing construction, improvement, renovation, repair, or maintenance on a construction project.
      (3)   Holds a valid and unexpired license issued under Chapter 4740 of the Ohio Revised Code authorizing operation as a plumbing contractor.
   (e)   “Tradesperson” means an individual who, for compensation, engages in construction, improvement, renovation, repair, or maintenance of buildings or structures without assuming responsibility for the means, method, or manner of that construction, improvement, renovation, repair, or maintenance.