Rules And Regulations Of The Independent Boards And Commissions  


Rules Of Council
§ 1.1. Effective Date
§ 1.2. Amendment and Suspension of Council Rules
§ 1.3. Procedure in Absence of Rule
§ 1.4. Rule of Courtesy and Decorum
§ 2.1. Meetings Open to the Public
§ 2.2. Notice of Meeting
§ 2.3. Journal of Proceedings
§ 2.4. Copies of Documents
§ 2.5. City Bulletin
§ 2.6. Citizens' Forum
§ 2.7. Public Comments at Committee Meetings
§ 2.8. Regular Meetings
§ 2.85. Removal of Disruptive Individuals from Council Chambers
§ 2.9. Service Costs for Applicants
§ 3.1. Council Chamber
§ 3.2. Seating of Members
§ 3.3. Officers of the Council
§ 3.4. Clerk of Council and Staff
§ 3.5. Appointment by the Mayor
§ 3.6. Allocation of Office Space
§ 3.7. Ban on Weapons and Items Resembling Weapons
§ 4.1. Regular Meetings
§ 4.2. Special Meetings
§ 4.3. Adjourned Meetings
§ 5.1. The Chair
§ 5.2. Temporary Chair
§ 5.3. Preservation of Order
§ 5.4. Appeals from Decisions of the Chair
§ 5.5. Questions Stated
§ 5.6. Presiding Officer Leaving Chair
§ 5.7. The Clerk
§ 5.8. Addressing the Chair
§ 6.1. Duty to Vote
§ 6.2. Right to Floor
§ 6.3. Limitation of Debate
§ 6.4. Separation of a Question
§ 6.5. Roll Call Vote
§ 6.6. Tie Vote
§ 6.7. Change of Vote
§ 6.8. Personal Privilege
§ 6.9. Dissents and Protests
§ 6.10. Attendance at Meetings
§ 6.11. Excusal During Meeting
§ 7.1. Order of Business
§ 7.2. Call to Order
§ 7.3. Roll Call
§ 7.4. Quorum
§ 7.5. Filing of the Journal
§ 7.6. New Business; Announcements
§ 7.7. Council Calendar
§ 7.8. Council Referrals
§ 7.9. Referrals of State and Federal Joint Proposals
§ 7.10. Referrals to City Manager
§ 7.11. Assignment of Agenda Items
§ 7.12. Deliberative Policymaking
§ 7.13. Sunset of Prior Legislative Matters
§ 8.1. Motions; General
§ 8.2. Motions; New Subject
§ 8.3. Procedural Motion During Debate
§ 8.4. Motion to Reconsider
§ 8.5. Motion to Take Recess
§ 8.6. Motion to Adjourn
§ 9.1. Ordinances Drafted
§ 9.2. Reading of Ordinances
§ 9.3. Suspension of Three Readings
§ 9.4. Amendments
§ 9.5. Improper Amendments
§ 9.6. Adoption of Ordinances
§ 9.7. Emergency Ordinances
§ 9.8. Publication of Ordinances
§ 9.9. Legislative Resolutions
§ 9.10. Resolutions
§ 9.11. Adoption of Resolution
§ 10.1. Appointment of Committees
§ 10.2. Standing Committees
§ 10.3. Special Committee
§ 10.4. Committee Meetings
§ 10.5. Secretary to Committees
§ 10.6. Committee Quorum/Prompt Start of Committee Meetings
§ 10.7. Reference to Committees
§ 10.8. Committee Reports
§ 10.9. Timely Reports
§ 10.10. Relieving Committee from Further Consideration
§ 10.11. Public Hearings and Special Meetings
§ 11.1. Legal Opinions for Councilmembers
Rules Of The Public Recreation Commission Of The City Of Cincinnati
Rule 1. Public Meetings
Rule 2. Permits
Rule 3. Unauthorized or Improper Use of Property
Rule 4. Priority Use
Rule 5. Fees
Rule 6. Sales
Rule 7. Fires
Rule 8. Animals
Rule 9. Refuse and Damages to Property
Rule 10. Firearms, Etc
Rule 11. Resisting Officer
Rule 12. Interference
Rule 13. Disorderly Conduct
Rule 14. Refusal to Leave
Rule 15. Gambling
Rule 16. Intoxicants
Rule 17. Golf Courses
Rule 18. Golf Playing
Rule 19. Bicycle
Rule 20. Aircraft
Rule 21. Powered Vehicles, Vehicular Traffic
Rule 22. Barriers, Etc
Rule 23. Locks
Rule 24. Charges for Services
Rule 25. Prohibited Activities
Rule 26. Plants
Rule 27. Wildlife
Rule 28. Speeches, Signs
Rules Of The Board Of Park Commissioners Of The City Of Cincinnati
Rule 1. City Parks
Rule 2. Repealed
Rule 3. Repealed
Rule 4. Racing
Rule 5. Damage
Rule 6. Refuse
Rule 7. Ball, Golf and Other Games
Rule 8. Sales
Rule 9. Animals
Rule 10. Weapons
Rule 11. Use of Alcoholic Beverages
Rule 12. Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
Rule 13. Fireworks
Rule 14. Gambling
Rule 15. Fires
Rule 16. Speed
Rule 17. Vehicles
Rule 18. Funerals
Rule 19. Travel
Rule 20. Vehicle Lights
Rule 21. Closing Time
Rule 22. Lakes
Rule 23. Bicycles, Motorcycles, Skateboards, Rollerblades, and Horses
Rule 24. Skating, Sledding and Skiing
Rule 25. Swings
Rule 26. Clothes Lines
Rule 27. Disorderly Conduct
Rule 28. Repealed
Rule 29. Special Use Permits for Events and Structures
Rule 30. Resisting Officer
Rule 31. Animals and Birds
Rule 32. Flying Apparatus and Motor Propelled Vehicles
Rule 33. Noise
Rule 34. Reservations
Rule 35. Public Hunting
Rule 36. Structures
Rule 37. Lying upon Park Property
Rule 38. Smoking
Rule 39. Violation of Park Board Rules
Rule 40. Glass Bottles or Containers
Rule 41. Dog Park Rules
Rule 42. Enclosed Children's Play Areas
Rule 43. Interactive Fountains and Water Features
City Planning Commission Rules
§ 1. General Powers
§ 2. Term; Leadership And Duties; Membership
§ 3. Applications
§ 4. Meetings
§ 5. Meeting Procedures
§ 6. Zone Change And Text Amendment Conferences
§ 7. Effective Date; Amendments Or Suspension Of Rules
Civil Service Commission Rules
Rule 01. - Definitions
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Rule 02. - Organization And Duties
§ 1. Officers
§ 2. Civil Service Secretary
§ 3. Official Signatures
§ 4. Powers and Duties of the Commission
§ 5. Appearance before the Commission
Rule 03. - Official Records Of The Commission
§ 1. Commission Minutes
§ 2. Official Roster
§ 3. Other Records
Rule 04. - Classification
§ 1. Classification Plan
§ 2. Class Specifications
§ 3. Class Specifications Interpreted
§ 4. Distribution of Positions to Classes
§ 5. Classification of New Positions
§ 6. Reclassification of Positions and Incumbents
§ 7. Amendment of the Classification Plan
§ 8. Dual Classifications (applicable only to the Board of Education)
Rule 05. - Application For Entrance Examination
§ 1. Notice of Examination
§ 2. Application
§ 3. Citizenship
§ 4. Residence
§ 5. Age Requirements
§ 6. Commission to Rule on Educational Requirements
§ 7. Rejection of Application, Refusal to Appoint, Examine or Certify Applicants
§ 8. Veterans Preference
§ 9. Postponement and Cancellation of Examinations
§ 10. Fees
§ 11. Commission to Rule on Work Experience Requirements
Rule 06. - Examinations
§ 1. Examinations
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§ 4. Contents of Examinations
§ 5. Identity of the Examinee Concealed
§ 6. Method of Grading Examinations
§ 7. Minimum Grades on Each Section
§ 8. Examination Monitor
Rule 07. - Eligible Lists
§ 1. Posting of Lists
§ 2. Duration of Eligible Lists
§ 3. Disqualification of Eligibles and Removal from List
§ 4. Change of Address
§ 5. Revocation of List
§ 6. Eligible Lists Resulting from an Open and Promotional Examination
Rule 08. - Appointment To The Classified Service
§ 1. Certification and Appointment Process
§ 2. Types of Appointment through Examination and Non Examination
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§ 5. Transfer of Unclassified Employees
§ 6. Reassignment within a Given Class
§ 7. Coursework, License, Certificate and Registration Validation
Rule 09. - Probation
§ 1. Probationary Period
§ 2. Probationary Period for Temporary
§ 3. Removal of Employee
§ 4. Probationary Report
§ 5. Ineligibility Due to Probationary Failure
§ 6. Demotion to a Former Classification Resulting from Failure of Probation
Rule 10. - Promotions
§ 1. Commission to Rule on Promotional Examinations
§ 2. Qualifications for Promotional Examinations
§ 3. Announcement of Examination and Application for Promotional Examination
§ 4. Selection of Promotional Examination Date for Police and Fire
§ 5. Contents and Grading of Examinations
§ 6. Inspection of Examination Papers
§ 7. Duration of Promotional Eligible Lists
§ 8. Certification of Promotions
§ 9. Promotion Without Examination
§ 10. Temporary Promotions
§ 11. Alternative Examination Dates and Special Arrangements
§ 12. Examination Monitor
§ 13. Twelve Month Rule
Rule 11. - Transfers
§ 1. Interdepartmental Transfers
§ 2. Assignment to Other Work
§ 3. Transfer of Unclassified Employees
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Rule 12. - Layoff And Recall Procedures
§ 1. Procedure for Layoff in Non-Uniformed Classifications
§ 2. Appointment Categories and Priorities
§ 3. Displacement Procedures
§ 4. Retention Points
§ 5. Recall Procedure for Non-Uniformed Employees (unless superseded by a collective bargaining agreement)
§ 6. Layoff and Displacement Procedures for Uniformed Police and Fire Personnel
§ 7. Appeals
Rule 13. - Performance Records
§ 1. Probationary Performance Reports
Rule 14. - Reduction Or Demotion
§ 1. Voluntary Demotion
§ 2. Involuntary Demotion Resulting from Disability
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Rule 15. - Sensitive Classifications/Positions
§ 1. Criteria for Determining that a Classification or Position is Sensitive
§ 2. Background Investigations
Rule 16. - Disciplinary Action
§ 1. Reduction, Suspension and Dismissal
§ 2. Appeal
§ 3. Felony Conviction
Rule 17. - Appeal To The Commission, Hearings And Commission Action
§ 1. Appeals to the Commission of Disciplinary Action, Layoff and Displacements, Criminal Background Check, and Minimum Qualifications
§ 2. Appeals to the Commission for All Other Actions
Rule 18. - Violation Of The Civil Service Commission Rules And Penalty
§ 1. Violations
§ 2. Penalty
Rule 19. - Amendments To Rules
Rule 20. - Public Notice Of Regular And Special Meetings
City Earnings Tax Rules And Regulations
R3. Definitions
R5. Imposition of Tax
R7. Business Apportionment Percentage Formula
R9. Operating Loss Carry-Forward
R11. Consolidated Returns
R19. Returns Must be Filed; Time of Filing
R21. Forms for Filing
R23. Extension of Time for Filing
R31. Collection at Source; Withholding
R33. Employer Considered as Trustee
R37. Withholding Return; List of Employees
R53. Duties of the Tax Commissioner
R55. Investigative Powers of the Tax Commissioner
R63. Interest and Civil Penalties
R69. Board of Review
Board Of Health Regulations
Appendix 0001. Constitutionality Clause
Appendix 0005. Repealed
Appendix 0007. Tattooing and Body Piercing
§ 0007-1. Definitions
§ 0007-3. Application and Operation
§ 0007-5. Requirements of Operators
§ 0007-7. Fees
§ 0007-9. Penalties
Appendix 0009. Establishing Nursing Care and Fees
§ 0009-1. Definitions
§ 0009-3. Limits of care
§ 0009-5. Fees
Appendix 00011. Regulating Transient Accommodations
§ 00011-1. Definitions
§ 00011-3. Permits
§ 00011-5. Application for Permit to Operate
§ 00011-7. Permit Fee
§ 00011-9. Permit Revocation or Suspension
§ 00011-11. Inspections
§ 00011-13. Plan Review
§ 00011-15. Minimum Sanitation Standards
§ 00011-17. Variances
§ 00011-19. Invalidity
§ 00011-21. Fee Schedule for Transient Accommodations
§ 00011-99. Penalties
Appendix 00013. Repealed
Appendix 00015. Repealed
Appendix 00017. Repealed
Appendix 00021. Repealed
Appendix 00025. Repealed
Appendix 00029. Repealed
Appendix 00041. Repealed
Appendix 00047. License Fees for the Operation of Public Swimming Pools and Spas
§ 00047-1. Definitions
§ 00047-3. License to operate a public swimming pool, public spas or special use pool
§ 00047-5. License fees
§ 00047-7. Operation of a public swimming pool, spa, or special use pool
§ 00047-9. Disinfection and water quality
Appendix 00053. General Sanitation
§ 00053-1. Definitions
§ 00053-3. Sanitation requirements, water supply
§ 00053-5. Toilets, plumbing, sewerage, drainage
§ 00053-7. Waste disposal
§ 00053-9. Housing
§ 00053-11. Fowl, animals and vermin
§ 00053-13. Miscellaneous environmental sanitary regulations
§ 00053-15. Regulating the sale and use of paint containing more than (nine thousandths percent (0.009%) of metallic lead
§ 00053-17. Severability clause
§ 00053-19. Penalty
Appendix 00054. Repealed
Appendix 00055. Regulating And Licensing The Operation Of Recreational Vehicle Parks, Recreation Camps, And Combined Park/Camps
§ 00055-1. Definitions
§ 00055-3. Fees
§ 00055-5. Requirements
§ 00055-7. Restrictions
§ 00055-9. Repealed
Appendix 00057. Repealed
Appendix 00061. Repealed
Appendix 00065. Repealed
Appendix 00069. Repealed
Appendix 00071. Repealed
Appendix 00073. Fees for Clinic Services
Appendix 00075. Repealed
Appendix 00077. Household Sewage Treatment Systems
§ 00077-1. Definitions
§ 00077-3. Site Review Application, Installation Permit, Alterations Permit, Operation Permit, Abandonment
§ 00077-5. Installers
§ 00077-7. Septage Haulers
§ 00077-9. Service Providers
§ 00077-11. Variances
§ 00077-13. Fees
Appendix 00079. Fees Retail Food Establishments; Food Service Operations
Appendix 00081. Repealed
Appendix 00083. Regulation of Smoking in Public Places
§ 00083-1. Restrictions
§ 00083-3. Exemptions
§ 00083-5. Designation of smoking areas
§ 00083-7. Responsibility of proprietors
§ 00083-9. Public education
§ 00083-11. Validity or constitutionality
§ 00083-13. Nondiscrimination
Appendix 00085. License Fees for Marinas
§ 00085-1. Definitions
§ 00085-3. Licenses
Appendix 00087. Fees for Vital Statistics Functions
§ 00087-1. Fees for Vital Statistic Functions
§ 00087-2. Repealed
Appendix 00089. Manufactured Home Parks
§ 00089-1. Definitions
§ 00089-3. Licenses
Appendix 00091. Repealed
§ 00093. - Local Air Pollution Control Regulations
Appendix 00099. Penalties
§ 00099-1. Definitions
§ 00099-3. Penalty
Rules Of Procedurecity Zoning Hearing Examiner
§ 1. General Powers
§ 2. Applications
§ 3. Hearings
§ 4. Hearing Procedures
§ 5. Decisions
§ 6. Amendments or Suspension of Rules
Rules Of Procedurecity Of Cincinnati Board Of Building Appeals
§ 1. General Powers
§ 2. Term; Board Leadership and Duties; Membership
§ 3. Appeal Applications
§ 4. Appeal Hearings
§ 5. Hearing Procedures
§ 6. Decisions
§ 7. Amendments or Suspension of Rules
Rules Of Procedurecity Of Cincinnati Board Of Housing Appeals
§ 1. General Governance
§ 2. Board Members and Duties
§ 3. Hearings
§ 4. Meetings
§ 5. Conflict of Interest
§ 6. Amendments or Suspension of the Rules
§ 7. Decisions of the Board
Rules Of Procedurecity Of Cincinnati Historic Conservation Board
§ 1. General Powers
§ 2. Leadership and Governance
§ 3. Applications to the Board
§ 4. Hearings
§ 5. Hearing Procedures
§ 6. Decisions
§ 7. Amendments or Suspension of Rules
Rules Of Procedurecity Of Cincinnati Zoning Board Of Appeals
§ 1. General Powers
§ 2. Leadership and Governance
§ 3. Applications
§ 4. Hearings
§ 5. Hearing Procedures
§ 6. Decisions
§ 7. Amendments or Suspension of Rules