MOJAVE DESERT AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 310 - SOURCE EMISSION ANALYSIS FEES
(Adopted: 11/20/89; Amended: 03/24/97)

(A) General

  1. This rule requires a fee, pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 41512.5, for any source emission analysis performed by the District at the request of the facility. For any source test sample taken from a tester to be analyzed by the District, and/or for source specific ambient air analysis performed by the District, a fee may be charged to recover the estimated reasonable cost of evaluating the emission or sample, including but not limited to, time and material related thereto.

(B) Source Emission Analysis Fees

  1. Each owner or operator of a stationary source which requests an emission analysis shall pay a source emission analysis fee based upon the actual and reasonable time required by the District staff to perform the analysis at $55.00 per hour, plus the cost of materials used to conduct the emission analysis. Payment shall be within 30 days of written notification from the District.

  2. Each owner or operator of a stationary source, from whom the District collects a source test sample to be checked by the District for quality assurance, shall be assessed an emission analysis fee based upon the actual and reasonable time required by the District staff to perform the analysis at $55.00 per hour, plus the cost incurred by the use of an outside laboratory and materials used by the District to collect the sample and conduct the analysis. Payment shall be within 30 days of written notification from the District.

  3. Each owner or operator of a stationary source for whom the District does source specific ambient air analysis in response to complaints and which demonstrates noncompliance with any local, state, and/or Federal law, rules, or regulations shall be assessed a source emissions analysis fee based upon the actual and reasonable time required by the District staff to perform the analysis at $55.00 per hour, plus the cost incurred by the use of an outside laboratory and materials used by the District to collect the sample and conduct the analysis. Payment shall be within 30 days of written notification from the District.

(C) Revocation of Permits

  1. If the source emission analysis fees are not paid when due, the owner of the stationary source shall thereupon be mailed a second notice. If the overdue fees are not paid within 30 days of the second notice, the Permits to Operate/Authority to Construct, for the source for which the emission analysis was performed, will be revoked according to Health and Safety Code Section 42307. Reinstatement of such permits may require compliance with all applicable Rules and Regulations of the District, and payment of all fees specified within this Regulation.



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