MARIPOSA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 602 - PERMIT FEE SCHEDULES

  1. Equipment.
    In determining the fees to be charged, the applicable equipment within each process that requires a permit will be totalled for each schedule. In the event that more than one fee schedule is applicable to a Permit to Operate, the governing schedule shall be that which results in the higher fee.

    SCHEDULE I

    ELECTRIC MOTOR HORSEPOWER SCHEDULE.V

    Any equipment which may cause the emission of air contaminants where an electric motor is used as the power supply shall be assessed a permit fee based on the total rated motor horsepower of all electric motors included in any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance, in accordance with the following schedule:

    HORSEPOWER FEE
     (A) Less than 50  $ 55.00
     (B) 50 or greater but less than 100  $110.00
     (C) 100 or greater but less than 200  $ 165.00
     (D) 200 or greater but less than 300  $ 220.00
     (E) 300 or greater but less than 400  $ 275.00
     (F) 400 or greater but less than 500  $ 330.00
     (G) 500 or greater but less than 600  $ 385.00
     (H) 600 or greater  $ 440.00

    SCHEDULE II

    FUEL BURNING EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE

    Any equipment which may cause the emission of air contaminants in which fuel is burned, with the exception of incinerators which are covered in Schedule 4, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the design of the equipment expressed in British Thermal Units (BTU) per hour in accordance with the following schedule:

    1,000 BTU PER HOUR FEE
     (A) Less than 1,500  $ 55.00
     (B) 1,500 or greater but less than 5,000 $ 165.00
     (C) 5,000 or greater but less than 15,000  $ 220.00
     (D) 15,000 or greater but less than 50,000  $ 385.00
     (E) 50,000 or greater but less than 100,000  $ 660.00
     (F) 100,000 or greater but less than 200,000  $ 990.00
     (G) 200,000 or greater  $ 1265.00

    SCHEDULE III

    ELECTRICAL ENERGY SCHEDULE

    Any equipment which may cause the emission of air contaminants which uses electrical energy, with the exception of electric motors covered in Schedule I, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the total kilovolt ampere (KVA) ratings, in accordance with the following schedule:

    KILVOLT AMPERES FEE
     (A) Less than 50  $ 55.00
     (B) 150 or greater but less than 450  $ 110.00
     (C) 450 or greater but less than 4.500  $ 165.00
     (D) 4,500 or greater but less than 14,500  $ 220.00
     (E) 14,500 or greater but less than 45,000  $ 275.00
     (F) 45 000 or greater  $ 330.00

    SCHEDULE IV

    INCINERATOR SCHEDULE

    Any equipment designed and used primarily to dispose of combustible refuse by wholly consuming the material charge leaving only the ashes or residue shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule of the maximum horizontal inside cross sectional area, in square feet, of the primary combustion chamber:

    AREA IN SQUARE FEET FEE
     (A) Less than 10  $ 55.00
     (B) 10 or greater but less than 15  $ 110.00
     (C) 15 or greater but less than 25  $ 165.00
     (D) 25 or greater but less than 40  $ 220.00
     (E) 40 or greater but less than 100  $ 330.00
     (F) 100 or greater  

    SCHEDULE V

    STATIONARY CONTAINER SCHEDULE

    Any stationary tank, reservoir, or other container, with the exception of stationary storage tanks covered in Schedule 6 herein, shall be assessed a permit fee on the following schedule of capacities in Gallons or cubic equivalent:

    GALLONS FEE
     (A) Less than 40,000  $ 55.00
     (B) 40,000 or greater but less than 100, 000  $ 110.00
     (C) 100,000 or greater but less than 400,000  $ 165.00
     (D) 400,000 or greater but less than 1,000,000  $ 220.00
     (E) 1,000,000 or greater but less than 1,500,000  $ 275.00
     (F) 1,500,000 or greater  $ 330.00

    SCHEDULE VI

    GASOLINE FUELING EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE

    Any gasoline fueling equipment, at a single location including stationary gasoline storage tanks and dispensers, required to have a vapor recovery system shall be assessed an annual permit fee based on the number of gasoline dispensing nozzles, in accordance with the following schedule:

    Nozzles

    Each . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . $ 15.00

    SCHEDULE VII

    MISCELLANEOUS SCHEDULE

    Any article, machine, equipment, or other contrivance which may cause the issuance of air contaminants as defined in Rule 102 of the Rules and Regulations which is not included in the preceding schedules shall be assessed a permit fee of 525.00.

  2. Annual Permit Fee Based on Emissions
    1. The operator of all equipment operating under permit shall pay an annual permit fee based on the total weight of emissions of each of the contaminants specified in schedule VIII from equipment on the premises. The fee established in Rule B is pursuant to the authority granted in the Health and Safety Code Section 42311. Such fee shall be in addition to other fees payable under this Regulation. As used in this paragraph, "premises" means one parcel of land, or continuous parcels of land under the same ownership or entitlement to use not including the parcels which are remotely located and connected only by land carrying a pipeline. No annual permit fee based upon emissions shall be required for vehicle (Section 670 Vehicle Code) fueling equipment.

      SCHEDULE VIII

      EMISSION FEE SCHEDULE

      Each ton (rounded to the nearest ton ) for any one of the following air contaminants: gaseous sulfur compounds (expressed as sulfur dioxide), total organic gases, oxides of nitrogen (expressed as nitrogen dioxide), or particulate matter; and in excess of 10 tons per year (rounded to the nearest ton) for carbon monoxide shall be assessed a fee as set forth in the following schedule:

      AIR CONTAMINANT

      DOLLARS PER TON

       Organic gases

      $ 20.00 

       Carbon monoxide

      $ 3.50 

      Oxides of nitrogen (expressed as nitrogen dioxide)

      $ 8.00

       Gaseous sulfur compounds (expressed as sulfur dioxide)

      $ 48.00

       Particulate matter

      $ 33.00

    2. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall determine the total emissions for the preceding year of each of the air contaminants listed in Schedule VIII from all equipment on the premises of facilities to which this paragraph applies. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall determine the emission factors applicable to each permit unit or group of permit units, and provide them to the operator upon request. In determining emission factors, the Air Pollution Control Officer shall use the best available data. Emission Factor", as used in this subparagraph, means the amount of air contaminant emitted per unit of time or per unit of material handled, processed, produced or burned.
  3. Open Burning.
    Any person who shall set and conduct an open outdoor fire or fires for which a permit must be issued authorizing such a fire under the provisions of Regulation III shall pay a permit fee in accordance with the following schedule:

SCHEDULE IX

OPEN BURNING

Burns less than 100 acres. . . . . . . . . . . . .$ 15.00

Burns 100 acres or greater . . . . . . . . . . .$ 25.00