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103.2.8.1 Changes in Jurisdictional Authority
The residential department shall submit an application to have its existing residential building department certification modified. The application shall also include a transition plan identifying all outstanding projects that have received a certificate of plans approval but have yet to be issued a certificate of occupancy. The transition plan shall indicate how and by whom code enforcement duties for those projects will be continued and completed and how paid and pending fees will be assessed and/or shared to prevent duplicative fees and/or enforcement duties.
103.2.8.2 Surrender of Residential Department Certification
The political subdivision shall submit a written notification to the board declaring its intention to surrender its existing residential building department certification. The notification shall also include a transition plan identifying all outstanding projects that have received a certificate of plans approval but have yet to be issued a certificate of occupancy. The transition plan shall indicate how and by whom code enforcement duties for those projects will be continued and completed and how paid and pending fees will be assessed and/or shared to prevent duplicative fees and/or enforcement duties. All documents, reports, and project files will be transferred to the jurisdiction that will assume enforcement authority.
103.2.8.2.1 Township Certification When a County Is or Becomes Certified
A township may not submit an application pursuant to Section 103.2 to exercise enforcement authority, to accept and approve construction documents, and to make inspections that are located in a county that is already certified. If a township is certified and the county subsequently is certified by the board, the township's certification is preempted by the county one year after the county certification is effective or at an earlier date as the board of township trustees approves.
103.2.8.3 Structures With Shared Jurisdictional Authority
When a residential department receives an application for plan approval for a structure or portion of a structure which, when built, would involve shared jurisdictional authority, the residential building official shall immediately notify the owner that the structure involves shared jurisdictional authority and the process, determined below, that will be used in approvals and inspections for the project and shall:
1. Determine which other political subdivision(s) has jurisdiction for a portion of the structure;
2. Determine the name and contact information for the residential building official for any other political subdivision(s) which has jurisdiction for a portion of the structure;
3. Determine, with the advice of legal counsel, and after discussion with the residential building official(s) of the other political subdivision(s) identified above, how and by whom code enforcement duties for the project shall be completed;
4. Determine how, when, and which enforcement records shall be provided to the various parties;
5. Determine how paid and pending fees will be assessed and/or shared to prevent duplicative fees and/or enforcement duties; and
6. Establish by whom, when, and to whom the certificate of occupancy shall be issued and distributed.

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