Scrap Yard License

Before a license is granted or renewed in the County under section 4737.05 to 4737.12 of the Revised Code, the Sheriff of each county shall inspect the scrap yard with his respective jurisdiction to determine if it complies with sections 4737.05 to 4737.12 of the Ohio Revised Code. (Within a municipality this would be by the Chief of Police).

The Sheriff shall submit a written report of such examination to the County Auditor of the county where such scrap yard is located.

The Sheriff for the purpose of these examinations shall have free access to the grounds and buildings used for or proposed to use in the conduct of the scrap yard activity by the applicant or the licensee.

For more information, please call the Darke County Sheriff’s Department at 937-548-3399.

Ohio Revised Code Links:

4737.05 Licensing of junk yard definitions.

4737.06 Prohibiting operation of junk yard without license.

4737.07 Issuance of license.

4737.08 Application information.

4737.09 Maintaining fence.

4737.10 Inspections.

4737.11 Enforcement.

4737.12 Determining unzoned industrial areas adjacent to interstate and primary systems.