In accordance with OAC rule 901:10-6-01, public notice is hereby given that the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting comments on a draft Permit to Install (PTI) and a draft Permit to Operate (PTO) for the existing facility called “Bob Sinn Swine” which is located at 15250 County Road 24, Grover Hill, Ohio 45849 in Paulding County, Latty Township in the Auglaize River Watershed and 13745 State Route 613, Paulding, Ohio 45879 in Paulding County, Jackson Township in the Auglaize River Watershed. If the final permits are issued, the PTO would be valid for five years and the PTI would be valid for two years.
A copy of the draft permit can be obtained by submitting a public records request using the following link: https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/legal-office/public-records-site-area. Any person may submit written comments and/or request a public meeting on the draft permit. A request for a public meeting must be in writing and shall state the nature of the issues to be raised at the public meeting. Comments and/or public meeting requests must be received by the DLEP office no later than 5 p.m. on August 23, 2021. Comments can either be mailed to the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting, 8995 East Main Street, Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068 or emailed to email@example.com. Comments received after this date will not be considered. A public meeting will be held when required by OAC 901:10-6-04(C) and may be held where authorized by OAC 901:10-6-01(D). Persons have a right to provide a written or oral statement for the record at the public meeting, if a meeting is scheduled.
The Division of Livestock Environmental Permitting maintains an “interested parties” list for each Ohio county as well as a statewide list for notification of all draft permits. If you would like to be added to either or both lists, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-387-0470.