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 facility called “JP Poultry” located at 8704 State Route 274, New Bremen, Ohio 45869 in Mercer County, Marion NE Township in the Upper Wabash Watershed. If the final permits are issued, the PTI would be valid for two years. The PTO would be valid for five 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 October 4, 2021. Comments can either be mailed to 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 and 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.