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Rules


Pending Cases & Rules of Special Interest:

911 Service Program, Case Number 12-2055-TP-ORD
Fuel Adjustment Clause Guidelines in Case No. 10-479-EL-UNC

Fuel Adjustment Clause Guidelines  in Case No. 10-479-EL-UNC

Green Rules: Energy Efficiency, Alternative Energy & Emission Reporting in Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD

Implementation of S.B. 221 - Green Rules: Energy Efficiency & Peak-Demand Reduction Programs - Chapter 4901:1-39, Alternative & Renewable Energy Portfolios - Chapter 4901:1-40,  Greenhouse Gas and Carbon Emission Reporting - Chapter 4901:1-41, and Amendment of Forecast Rules in Chapters 4901:5-1, 4901:5-3, and 4901:5-5 of the Ohio  in Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD

Local Exchange Carrier-to-Carrier: Chapter 4901:1-7 - Case No. 12-922-TP-ORD
Long-Term Forecast - Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD

Staff's proposed amendments of November 9, 2011, for modifications to PUCO Long-Term Forecast Rules - Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD

Portfolio Plan Template for Electric Utility Programs in Case No. 09-714-EL-UNC

Portfolio Plan Template for Electric Utility Energy Efficiency & Peak-Demand Reduction Programs in Case No. 09-714-EL-UNC. Rule 4901:1-39-04, as adopted by the Commission in its June 17, 2009 Entry on Rehearing  in Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD, requires each electric utility to create an energy efficiency and peak-demand reduction program

Review of Rules of Practice and Procedures in Case No. 11-776-AU-ORD
Staff Guidelines for Electric Utility Reliability Standards under Rule 4901:1-10-10(B)

Staff’s Guidelines for Reliability Standards Applications filed under Rules 4901:1-10-10(B) for each electric utility to establish company-specific minimum reliably performance standards

Green Pricing Programs, Case No. 12-2157-EL-ORD

Interconnection Rules, Case No. 12-2051-EL-ORD

Transportation Rules Review in Case No.12-2107-TR-ORD covering:
 - Chapter 4901:2-6 Hazardous Materials Carriers Registration,
 - Chapter 4901:2-8 Hazardous Materials Highway Routing,
 - Chapter 4901:2-21 Registration of Intrastate Property Carriers, and
 - Chapter 4901:3-1 Railroads, Street, Suburban and Interurban Railroads


Rules of the PUCO by Chapter

The rules of the Public Utilities Commission are codified in the Ohio Administrative Code.
Pending original and final filed rules may be viewed at the Register of Ohio.

In the chart below, the Chapter link in the left column is to the Lawriter, LLC website which may not reflect the most recent rule filings by the PUCO with the Register of Ohio. Proposed and pending change case information is listed below each chapter title. Each "DOC" link in the right column is to a Microsoft Word file posted by the Commission Staff, and is only current through the effective dates shown on the document. Staff attempts to verify and post all rules in a timely manner, but please notify us if you have any comments or there appears to be an error.

Chapter 4901-1

Practice and Procedure in Commission Proceedings
Case No. 11-776-AU-ORD
Case No. 07-0535-AU-ORD

DOC
Chapter 4901-2 Confidential Personal Information
Case No. 10-0820-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901-3 Conduct of Proceedings Before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Case No. 11-776-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901-5 Procedure in Motor Carrier and Railroad Cases and Related Matters
Case No. 14-0106
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901-7

Procedure in Rate Proceedings
Case 12-2338-AU-ORD 
4901-7 Appendix
Business Impact Analysis 

DOC
Chapter 4901-9 Procedure in Complaint Proceedings
Case No. 11-776-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-1 General Utility Matters
Case No. 11-776-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-3 Telephone Companies (General Provisions) - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:1-3

Access to Poles, Ducts, Conduits, and Rights-of-Way
Case No. 13-579-AU-ORD
Business Impact Analysis 

 
Chapter 4901:1-4 Alternative Regulations for Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:1-5 Minimum Telephone Service Standards (MTSS) - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:1-6 Telephone Company Procedures and Standards.
 Case No. 11-4910-AU-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-7

Local Exchange Carriers
Case No. 12-922-TP-ORD
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-8 Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1
Case No. 12-2055-TP-ORD - Case Closed 4/4/2013
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-9 Electric Companies
 Case No. 12-2049-EL-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-10

Electric Service Standards
Case No. 12-2050-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-11 Electric Fuel Component Rate and Related Matters for Electric Utilities - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:1-12 Ohio Coal Research and Development Rate
Case No. 11-1203-GA-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-13 Minimum Gas Services Standards
Case No. 13-2225-GA-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-14 Uniform Purchased Gas Adjustment
Case No. 13-1132-GA-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-15 Standards for Waterworks Companies and Sewage Disposal System Companies
Case No. 11-5605-WS-ORD and Case No. 13-234-WS-ORD
 
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-16

Gas Pipeline Safety
Case No. 13-2237-GA-ORD and Business Impact Analysis
Case No. 12-2040-GA-ORD and Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-17

Establishment of Credit for Residential Service
Case No. 13-274-AU-ORD  
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-18

Termination of Residential Service
Case No. 13-274-AU-ORD 
Business Impact Analysis
Energy Conservation Questions
4901:1-18-06 Proposed Appendix
4901:1-18-08 Proposed Appendix A 
4901:1-18-08 Proposed Appendix B
4901:1-18-08 Proposed Appendix C

 

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-19 Natural Gas Alternative Rate Plan and Exemption Rules
Case No. 11-5590-GA-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
 
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-20

Transition Plans for Electric Utilities
Case 12-2817-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis 
Rule 4901:1-20-03 Appendix A: Unbundling Plan
Rule 4901:1-20-03 Appendix B: Operational Support Plan
Rule 4901:1-20-03 Appendix C: Employee Assistance Plan
Rule 4901:1-20-03 Appendix D: Transition Charges
Rule 4901:1-20-03 Appendix E: Shopping Incentive

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-21 Competitive Retail Electric Service (CRES) Providers
Case No. 12-1924-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-22

Interconnection Services
Case No. 12-2051-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-23 Electric Reliability, Safety and Customer Service Standards Enforcement
Case No. 12-2052-EL-ORD 
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-24 Application for Certification to Operate as a Provider of Competitive Retail Electric Services
Case No. 12-1924-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-25 Market Monitoring
Case No. 12-2053-EL-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-26 Alternative Dispute Resolution

Case 12-2818-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-27 Certification of Governmental Aggregators and Retail Natural Gas Suppliers
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-28 Aggregation with Prior Consent
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-29 Minimum Requirements for Competitive Retail Natural Gas Service Certification
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-30 Reporting Requirements
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-31 Opening Areas to Competition
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-32 Determination of Allowable Capacity and Commodity Costs
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-33 Not-for-Profit Customer Declarations of Nonmercantile Status
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Proposed Rules
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-34 Noncompliance
Case No. 12-925-GA-ORD, and Cover Page
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-35 Market-Based Standard Service Offer and Competitive Bidding Process for Electric Utilities
Case No. 13-2029-EL-ORD
Rule 4901:1-35-03 Appendix A
Rule 4901:1-35-03 Appendix B
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-36 Transmission Rider
Case No. 13-953-EL-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-37 Corporate Separation
Case No. 13-954-EL-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-38 Reasonable Arrangements
Case No. 13-955-EL-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-39

Efficiency and Demand Reduction Benchmarks
Case No. 13-651-EL-ORD
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD and Senate Bill 221 Implementation
Rule 4901:1-39-05(F) Form: Mercantile Customer Application to Commit EE and PDR Programs  

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-40 Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard
Case No. 13-652-EL-ORD
Case No. 12-2156-EL-ORD
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD and Senate Bill 221 Implementation
DOC
Chapter 4901:1-41 Greenhouse Gas Reporting and Carbon Dioxide Control Planning
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD and Senate Bill 221 Implementation

Case 12-3160-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis

DOC
Chapter 4901:1-42 Green Pricing Programs
New chapter proposed in Case 12-2157-EL-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
 
Chapter 4901:2-1 Motor Carrier Tax Payment Annual Reports, Records
Case No. 13-2317-TR-ORD
Case No. 09-222-TR-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-3 Augmenting and Interchanging Equipment - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:2-5 Safety Rules and Regulations for Motor Carriers and For Shippers of Hazardous Materials
Case No. 13-1106-TR-ORD
Case No. 09-223-TR-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-6 Hazardous Materials Carriers Registration
Case 12-2107-TR-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-7 Civil Forfeiture and Compliance Proceedings
Case No. 11-809-TR-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-8 Hazardous Materials Highway Routing
Case 12-2107-TR-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-9 Fees for Shipment of Nuclear Materials
Case No. 10-0166-TP-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-11 Passenger Tariffs and Time Schedules - Rescinded
Case No. 04-1462
 
 
Chapter 4901:2-13 Filing of Insurance by Motor Carriers
 Case No. 10-260-TP-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-15 Registration of Motor Carriers Operating under Authority Issued by the United States Department of Transportation
 Case No. 10-0077-TP-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-17 Registration of Interstate "For Hire" Motor Carriers Exempt from Interstate Commerce Commission Regulation - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:2-19 Transportation of Household Goods by Motor Carriers
 Case No. 11-837-TP-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:2-21 Registration of Intrastate Property Carriers
Case 12-2107-TR-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:3-1 Railroads, Street, Suburban and Interurban Railroads
Case 12-2107-TR-ORD
Business Impact Analysis
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-1 Long-Term Forecast Reports
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD and
Senate Bill 221 Implementation in Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-3 Filing of Long-Term Forecast Reports, and Fees
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD and
Senate Bill 221 Implementation in Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-5 Electric Utility Forecast Reports
Case No. 08-888-EL-ORD
Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD
Long Term Forcast Forms
Senate Bill 221 Implementation 
 
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-7 Gas Utility Forecast Reports
 Case No. 10-2912-GE-ORD 
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-9 Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:5-15 Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:5-17 Governor's Emergency Powers
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-19 Electric Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-21 Coal Allocation
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-23 Coal Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-25 Gas Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-27 Sanitary Drinking Water - Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:5-29 Heating Oil and Propane Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-31 Rescinded  
Chapter 4901:5-33 Transportation Fuels Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-35 Application for State Set-Aside
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:5-37 Energy Emergency
Case No. 11-4624-AU-ORD
DOC
Chapter 4901:7-1 Public Uilities Nominating Council General Provisions DOC

Ohio Power Siting Board Rules are codified in Chapters 4906-1 through 4906-17

For futher information about the rules adoption process, see: About the PUCO's Rules and Rule-Making Process and Pending Rule Changes, and the ORD & BRO Case List from the PUCO's Docketing Information System.

For a list of Ohio Revised Code provisions relating to the PUCO, see the Ohio Revised Code & Legislation page.