NORTHERN SONOMA COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 300 - FEES

  1. Certification Fees: Except for pellet stoves, every manufacturer of a wood fired appliance model line applying for District certification shall pay a basic application fee of $1,000. Application fees for a pellet stove model line shall be $100.00. These basic fees shall be adjusted in accordance with the fee adjustment factor established by Rule 300.f of Regulation 1. In the event District costs to process the application exceed this basic fee, the manufacturer shall pay all such additional District costs in amounts and at such times as determined by the Control Officer. Such additional costs shall not exceed the actual cost of processing the application.

  2. Recertification Fees: Except for pellet stoves, every manufacturer of a wood fired appliance model line applying for District recertification shall pay a basic recertification fee of $1,000. Basic recertification fees for a pellet stove model line shall be $100.00. These basic fees shall be adjusted in accordance with the fee adjustment factor established by Rule 300.f of Regulation 1. Where the Control Officer has waived the requirement for additional certification testing in accordance with Rule 200 F., the recertification fee for all non-affected device model lines shall be one half the adjusted basic fee. In the event District costs to process the application exceed this basic fee, the manufacturer shall pay all such additional District costs in amounts and at such times as determined by the Control Officer. Such additional costs shall not exceed the actual cost of processing the application.

  3. Source Test Protocol Review and Cross Certification Fees: The Control Officer shall recover all District costs of source test protocol review and cross certification verification as costs are incurred. The manufacturer(s) shall pay all such fees in an amount, and at such times as determined by the Control Officer. Such fees shall not exceed the actual cost of administering these review processes.

  4. Non-payment of Fees - Should a manufacturer fail to pay any fees when due, the Control officer shall suspend application processing, source test protocol review, or cross certification review. Application processing, source test protocol review, or cross certification review shall recommence upon payment of fees. Certification, recertification or cross certification shall not be issued until all fees are paid in full. The Control Officer shall not approve any source testing protocol for use in an application until all protocol review fees are paid.