IMPERIAL COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT


RULE 305 - HEARING BOARD FEES
(Revised 1/11/94; 1/16/2001)

A. APPLICABILITY  
         
  A.1 Every applicant or petitioner for a variance, or for the extension, revocation or modification of a variance, or for an appeal from a denial or conditional approval of an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate, except any State or local governmental agency or public District, shall pay the Air Pollution Control Officer or his/her authorized agent, on filing, a fee for each petition. Beginning in the year 2001, these filing fees shall increase at the rate of ten percent (10%) per year each year for a total of four (4) years. Notwithstanding, in any year subsequent to the 2000 calendar year where the Unreserved Fund Balance for the Air Pollution Control District is in excess of fifteen percent (15%) of the projected appropriations of the subsequent year as of August 1 of that year, the Auditor/Controller shall so certify to the Air Pollution Control Officer or his/her authorized agent whereupon the Air Pollution Control Officer or his/her authorized agent shall grant a deferment of the ten percent (10%) increase of these filing fees for that calendar year. Said deferments shall continue until such time as the Unreserved Fund Balance for the Air Pollution Control District falls below fifteen percent (15%) of the projected appropriations of the subsequent year as of August 1. The fee for each petition shall be as follows:
         
TYPE OF HEARING    
           
  Year
2000
First
Year
Second
Year
Third
Year
Fourth
Year
           
Emergency Variance.......... $200.00 $220.00 $240.00 $260.00 $280.00
           
Short Variance.................. $500.00 $550.00 $600.00 $650.00 $700.00
           
Interim Variance and
Variance............................
$1,300.00 $1,430.00 $1,560.00 $1,690.00 $1,820.00
           
Appeal Hearing.................. $1,300.00 $1,430.00 $1,560.00 $1,690.00 $1,820.00
           
Modification of Final Compliance Date................ $850.00 $935.00 $1,020.00 1,105.00 $1,190.00
           
Modification of a Schedule
of Increments of Progress....
$750.00 $825.00 $900.00 $975.00 $1,050.00

  It is hereby determined that the cost of administration exceeds the fees prescribed herein above.
         
  A.2 Any person requesting a transcript of the hearing shall pay the cost of such transcript.
         
B. EXEMPTIONS  
         
  This rule shall not apply to petitions filed by the Air Pollution Control Officer.