KERN COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT

RULE 302 - PERMIT FEE SCHEDULES
(Adopted 4/18/72, Amended 6/20/78, 12/15/80, 6/29/81, 4/25/83, 6/29/87, 3/1/88, 6/1/93)

It is hereby determined the cost of issuing permits, and of inspections pertaining to such issuance, exceeds the fees prescribed herein. In determining fees to be charged, applicable equipment within each process requiring a permit shall be totalled for each schedule. In the event more than one fee schedule is applicable to a Permit to Operate, the governing schedule shall be that resulting in the higher fee.

SCHEDULE 1

ELECTRIC MOTOR HORSEPOWER SCHEDULE

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 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
Up to and including 25 $152.00
Greater than 25 but less than 50 $213.00
50 or greater but less than 100 $365.00
100 or greater but less than 200 $578.00
200 or greater but less than 400 $760.00
400 or greater but less than 800 $1125.00
800 or greater but less than 1,600 $1520.00
1,600 or greater $1915.00

SCHEDULE 2

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 fuel consumption of the equipment expressed in British Thermal Units (BTU) per hour, using the gross heating value of the fuel, in accordance with the following schedule (for facilities using waste-derived fuels, amounts shall be doubled):

1000 BRITISH THERMAL UNITS PER HOUR FEE
Up to and including 150 $152.00
Greater than 150 but less than 400 $213.00
400 or greater but less than 650 $365.00
650 or greater but less than 1,500 $578.00
1,500 or greater but less than 2,500 $760.00
2,500 or greater but less than 5,000 $1125.00
5,000 or greater but less than 15,000 $1520.00
15,000 or greater but less than 35,000 $1915.00
35,000 or greater than less than 100,000 $2,310.00
100,000 or greater $2,706.00

SCHEDULE 3

ELECTRICAL ENERGY SCHEDULE

Any equipment which may cause the emission of air contaminants and using electrical energy, with the exception of electric motors covered in Schedule 1, shall be assessed a permit fee based on total kilovolt-ampere (KVA) rating, in accordance with the following schedule:

KILOVOLT AMPERES FEE
Up to and including 45 $152.00
Greater than 45 but less than 145 $213.00
145 or greater but less than 450 $365.00
450 or greater but less than 1,450 $578.00
1,450 or greater but less than 4,500 $760.00
4,500 or greater but less than 14,500 $1,125.00

SCHEDULE 4

INCINERATOR SCHEDULE


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

AREA IN SQUARE FEET FEE
Up to and including 8 $104.00
Greater than 8 but less than 16 $146.00
16 or greater but less than 27 $187.00
27 or greater but less than 47 $291.00
47 or greater but less than 90 $395.00
90 or greater $582.00

SCHEDULE 5

STATIONARY CONTAINER SCHEDULE

Any stationary tank, reservoir, or other container, the contents of which may emit an air contaminant, shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule of capacities in gallons:

GALLONS FEE
Up to and including 5,000 $104.00
Greater than 5,000 but less than 15,000 $146.00
15,000 or greater but less than 25,000 $250.00
25,000 or greater but less than 50,000 $395.00
50,000 or greater but less than 10,000 $520.00
100,000 or greater but less than 500,000 $770.00
500,000 or greater $1,040.00

SCHEDULE 6

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, not included in the preceding schedules, shall be assessed a permit fee of $104.00.

SCHEDULE 8

INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE SCHEDULE



BRAKE HORSEPOWER FEE
Greater than 50 but less than 100 $152.00
100 or greater but less than 300 $217.00
300 or greater but less than 600 $365.00
600 or greater but less than 700 $578.00
700 or greater but less than 800 $760.00
800 or greater but less than 900 $1,125.00
900 or greater but less than 1,000 $1,520.00
1,000 or greater but less than 5,000 $1,915.00
5,000 or greater but less than 10,000 $2,310.00
10,000 or greater $2,706.00

SCHEDULE 9

EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT FEE SCHEDULE

For issuance of a new or revised Banking Certificate pursuant to Rule 210.3, the applicant shall be assessed a $400.00 fee. For renewal of a valid Banking Certificate, the owner shall be assessed a fee of $100.00. For transfer of ownership of a Banking Certificate, the new owner shall be assessed a fee of $200.00.

SCHEDULE 10

COGENERATION AND RESOURCE RECOVERY SCHEDULE





MEGAWATTS (Gross Rating) FEE
Up to and including 3 $6,080.00
Greater than 3 but less than 10 $7,661.00
10 or greater but less than 20 $9,242.00
20 or greater but less than 30 10,822.00
30 or greater but less than 40 12,403.00
40 or greater but less than 50 14,174.00
50 or greater 15,755.00

SCHEDULE 11

COMMERCIAL OFFSITE MULTIUSER HAZARDOUS AND

NONHAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL FACILITIES

Each affected facility shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the size of the facility as specified in the conditional use permit issued by the appropriate city or county planning department or based upon the maximum potential size of the facility as determined by the Control Officer. In determining this fee, the following schedule shall be utilized.


ACRES FEE
Up to and including 5 $1,482.00
Greater than 5 but less than 10 $1,634.00
Greater than 10 but less than 15 $1,786.00
Greater than 15 but less than 20 $1,938.00
Greater than 20 but less than 25 $2,090.00
Greater than 25 but less than 30 $2,242.00
Greater than 30 but less than 35 $2,394.00
Greater than 35 but less than 40 $2,546.00
Greater than 40 but less than 45 $2,698.00
Greater than 45 but less than 50 $2,850.00
Greater than 50 but less than 55 $3,002.00
Greater than 55 but less than 60 $3,154.00
Greater than 60 but less than 65 $3,306.00
Greater than 65 but less than 70 $3,458.00
Greater than 70 but less than 75 $3,610.00
Greater than 75 but less than 80 $3,762.00
Greater than 80 but less than 85 $3,914.00
Greater than 85 but less than 90 $4,066.00
Greater than 90 but less than 95 $4,218.00
Greater than 95 but less than 100 $4,370.00

For facilities greater than 100 acres, the fee shall be increased at $152.00 increments for each additional 5 acre increase beyond that provided above.