Nonvehicular Source, Consumer Products and Architectural Coatings Fees
This page last reviewed April 21, 2016
Section 39612 of the Health and Safety Code authorizes the ARB to impose additional fees on nonvehicular sources (facilities) that emit 250 tons or more per year of any nonattainment pollutant or its precursors. Section 39613 authorizes fees for emissions from consumer products and architectural coatings sold in the state if a manufacturer's total sales will result in emissions of 250 tons or more per year of volatile organic compounds. These fees are used by the ARB to mitigate or reduce air pollution created by nonvehicular sources in the state.
Comprehensive Fee Regulation: PDF version of the comprehensive fee regulations as approved by the Office of Administrative Law on March 3, 2005.
Fee rates: summary of fee rates by fiscal year. Please see the Comprehensive Fee Regulations document for an explanation of how these fees are calculated.
Fee Amounts and Expenditure Reports
Methodologies for Determining Fee Emissions for Consumer Product Manufacturers: link to the Consumer Products Fee Regulation Workgroup activity page.
List Server for Nonvehicular Source Fee Program: if you would like to subscribe to the list server for "Fees on Nonvehicular Sources, Consumer Products and Architectural Coatings" in order to be advised of changes to this area of the website, this link will explain how you can subscribe.
March 3, 2005 Amendments to the Fee Regulations
On November 18, 2004, the Air Resources Board adopted amendments to the fee regulations originally approved by the Board in July 2003. The amendments became effective March 3, 2005.
- Rulemaking Documents
- Board Presentation (PDF) — outline of the staff's presentation to the Air Resources Board at its November 18, 2004, meeting.
Public Workshop to Discuss Proposed Amendments to the Fee Regulations
On September 14, 2004, ARB staff conducted a public workshop in Sacramento to discuss proposed amendments to the fee regulations.
February 5, 2004 Amendments to the Fee Regulations
On July 24, 2003, the Air Resources Board adopted amendments to the existing fee regulations to implement the provisions of Assembly Bill (AB) 10X. The amendments became effective February 5, 2004.
- Rulemaking Documents
- Enabling Legislation: AB 10X (Stats. 2003, Chapter 1X)
- Board Presentation (PDF) — outline of the staff's presentation to the Air Resources Board at its July 24, 2003, meeting.
- "Fee Nexus" Determination: how the "Fee Nexus" in the Initial Statement of Reasons (Staff Report) was determined.
Public Workshops to Discuss Proposed Amendments
On May 1, 2003, ARB staff held a public workshop in Sacramento to discuss the proposed fees.
On June 24, 2003, ARB staff held a second public workshop in Sacramento to discuss the proposed fees.
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