Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Division of Plant Industry Pesticide and Fertilizer Regulation Section
Ohio Department of Commerce (ODOC) Division of the State Fire Marshal Bureau of Underground Storage Tank Regulation (BUSTR)
Ohio UST Tank Release Compensation Board (Board)
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Ohio generally follows the federal financial responsibility requirements with additional requirements for pesticide applicators.
Ohio follows federal financial responsibility rules for underground storage tanks (USTs). See the national section FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY for the required amount of financial coverage and compliance mechanisms. Financial responsibility requirements may be met by showing eligibility for reimbursement costs under the Ohio Petroleum UST Financial Assurance Fund.
• Administration and enforcement. ODA's Pesticide Section in the Division of Plant Industry is responsible for financial requirements for pesticide applicators in ...