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Instructions for notice of apparent violation (NAV) and notice of intent to assess forfeiture (NIF) letters

You have received a combined "notice of apparent violation" and "notice of intent to assess forfeiture" as described in Rule 4901:2-7-09, Ohio Administrative Code (O.A.C.). Within 30 days of receipt of this

Minimum gas service standards
Motor carrier registration frequently asked questions
Motor Carrier Safety Guidebook

The PUCO's Motor Carrier Safety Guidebook is meant to be a resource for the motor carrier community and those who would like to learn more about Ohio's laws and regulations concerning the transportation of goods, products, and people.

Natural gas pipeline safety
March 23, 2016
Natural gas supply rate filings
OEWG: Ohio EDI working group

Ohio EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Working Group (OEWG) - establishing electric industry customer choice EDI transaction standards and procedures.

Ohio Biomass Energy Program
Ohio Biomass Publications
Ohio Energy Assurance
Ohio GATE: Gaining Access Through Economics with Ohio Utilities

The mission of OhioGATE is to promote, develop and increase business opportunities between diverse businesses and the Ohio utility industry.

Ohio Market Development Working Group
Ohio Motor Carrier Information System
Ohio Motor Carrier Information System

The Ohio Motor Carrier Information System (OMCIS) is the home to regulatory information for motor carriers in the State of Ohio. Using this system, you can find information about the motor carrier industry as a whole or view specific details about a single company. Motor carriers will soon be able to utilize additional features.

Ohio's renewable energy portfolio standard
November 28, 2017
Ohio's renewable energy portfolio standard
OMCIS help page
Operation Lifesaver and other rail links
November 28, 2017
Pending area code exhaust

What is "exhaust"? An area code reaches "exhaust" when nearly all of the telephone prefixes within that area code are assigned. Prefixes follow the area code and are the first three numbers of a customer's local phone number. Faxes, pages, cell phone calls, ATMs and


PowerForward logo

Save the dates for PowerForward: Ratemaking and Regulation March 6 – 8, 20 – 22 in Columbus, Ohio! Learn more about what to expect and how you can participate here.

PUCO Community

On Aug. 17, 2017 the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) launched the new online PUCO Community to allow regulated entities to interact with the PUCO regarding annual assessments payments. 

PUCO Policy Statement for Executive Order 2008-04S

PUCO Policy Statement for Executive Order 2008-04S Executive Order 2008-04S “Implementing Common Sense Business Regulation,” paragraph 5(f) provides as follows: “Agencies should when appropriate waive penalties for first-time or isolated paperwork or procedural regulatory non-compliance. Each cabinet agency, board