KERAPCD RULE 301 PERMIT FEES
LAST REVISED 11/14/96
REGULATION III - FEES

RULE 301 - Permit Fees - Adopted 4/18/72, Amended 6/20/78, 6/30/80, 12/15/80, 6/29/81, 4/28/86, 6/29/87, 7/11/88, 6/1/93, 11/14/96

I. Filing Fee

Every applicant, except any County department, agency or district, for an Authority to Construct or a Permit to Operate for which a permit is required by the Rules and Regulations of the Air Pollution Control District shall pay a filing fee of $104.00. Where an application is filed for a Permit to Operate any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance by reason of transfer from one person to another, and where a Permit to Operate had previously been granted under Rule 201 and no alteration, addition or transfer of location has been made, the applicant shall pay a $50.00 filing fee.

II. Authority to Construct and Permit to Operate Fees

Every applicant, except any County department, agency or district, for an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate, who files application with the Air Pollution Control Officer, shall for the issuance of an Authority to Construct or issuance or renewal of a Permit to Operate, in addition to the filing fee prescribed herein, pay the fee in the amount prescribed in Rule 302, provided however, the filing fee shall be applied to the fee prescribed.

III. Cancellation or Denial

If an application for an Authority to Construct and/or Permit to Operate is canceled, or if an Authority to Construct and/or Permit to Operate is denied and such denial becomes final, the filing fee required herein shall not be refunded nor applied to any subsequent application.

IV. Transfer of Location or Owner

Where an application is filed for a Permit to Operate any equipment by reason of Transfer of Location or transfer from one person to another, or both, and where a Permit to Operate had previously been granted for such equipment under Rule 201 and an alteration or addition has been made, the applicant shall be assessed a fee based upon any increase in total: horsepower rating, fuel consumption expressed in thousands of British Thermal Units (BTU) per hour, electrical energy rating, maximum horizontal inside cross sectional area, stationary container capacity, etc., resulting from such alterations or additions, as described in Rule 302. Where the application is for transfer of location and no alteration or addition has been made, the applicant shall pay only the amount of the filing fee required herein.

V. Alteration of Equipment

Where an application is filed for an Authority to Construct and/or Permit to Operate exclusively involving revisions to the conditions of an existing Permit to Operate or involving alterations or additions resulting in a change to any existing equipment holding a permit under the provisions of Rule 201 of these Rules and Regulations, the applicant shall be assessed a fee based upon the increase in total: horsepower rating, fuel consumption expressed in thousands of British Thermal Units (BTU) per hour, electrical energy rating, maximum horizontal inside cross sectional area, total stationary container capacity, etc., resulting from such alterations or additions, as described in Rule 302. Where there is no change or a decrease in such rating, the applicant shall pay only the amount of the filing fee required herein.

VI. Permit Fee Penalty

After complying with provisions for granting permits as set forth in Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code and the Rules and Regulations the applicant shall be notified by the Air Pollution control Officer, in writing, of the fee to be paid for issuance of the Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate. Such notice may be given by personal service or by deposit, postpaid, in the United States mail and shall serve as a temporary Permit to Operate for 30 days from the date of personal service or mailing. Nonpayment of the fee within this period of time shall result in the automatic cancellation of the application.

VII. Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate Granted by Hearing Board

In the event an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is granted by the Hearing Board after denial by the Air Pollution Control Officer or after the applicant deems his application denied, the applicant shall pay the fee prescribed in Rule 302 schedules within 30 days after the date of the decision of the Hearing Board. Nonpayment of the fee within this time shall result in automatic cancellation of the Authority to Construct, Permit to Operate and the application.

VIII.Annual Renewal Fee

Annually on the anniversary of issuance of a Permit to Operate granted under Rule 201, the permittee shall pay a renewal fee in accordance with schedules in Rule 302. The holder of permits with more than one anniversary date may adjust annual renewal payments to a single anniversary date by prorating renewal fee(s) as necessary. If the renewal fee is not paid within 30 days after it becomes due, the fee shall be increased by one-half the amount thereof, and the Air Pollution control Officer shall promptly notify the permittee by mail of the increased fee. If the increased fee is not paid within 30 days after such notice, the permit shall be automatically revoked and the Air Pollution Control Officer shall so notify the permittee by mail.

IX. Multiple Locations

When permits have been issued to operate movable equipment at two or more locations, only one annual renewal fee shall be charged. The anniversary date on which the annual renewal fee will be due shall be that noted on the original permit.

X. Duplicate Permit

A request for a duplicate Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate shall be made in writing to the Air Pollution Control Officer within 10 days after the destruction, loss or defacement of such document. Copy fees shall be charged in accordance with current Kern County Administrative Office policy.


KERAPCD RULE 301 PERMIT FEES                                
LAST REVISED 06/01/93
                                
                                
                            REGULATION III - FEES


          RULE 301 Permit Fees - Adopted 4/18/72, Amended 6/20/78, 6/30/80, 
                   12/15/80, 6/29/81, 4/28/86, 6/29/87, 7/11/88, 
                   Renumbered 5/89, Amended 6/1/93

          I.     Filing Fee

                 Every applicant, except any County department, agency or
                 district, for an Authority to Construct or a Permit to
                 Operate for which a permit is required by the Rules and
                 Regulations of the Air Pollution Control District shall
                 pay a filing fee of $104.00. Where an application is filed
                 for a Permit to Operate any article, machine, equipment or
                 other contrivance by reason of transfer from one person to
                 another, and where a Permit to Operate had previously been
                 granted under Rule 201 and no alteration, addition or
                 transfer of location has been made, the applicant shall
                 pay a $50.00 filing fee.

          II.    Authority to Construct and Permit to Operate Fees

                 Every applicant, except any County department, agency or
                 district, for an Authority to Construct or Permit to
                 Operate, who files application with the Air Pollution
                 Control Officer, shall for the issuance of an Authority 
                 to Construct or issuance or renewal of a Permit to Operate,
                 in addition to the filing fee prescribed herein, pay the
                 fee in the amount prescribed in Rule 302, provided
                 however, the filing fee shall be applied to the fee
                 prescribed.

          III.   Cancellation or Denial

                 If an application for an Authority to Construct and/or
                 Permit to Operate is canceled, or if an Authority to
                 Construct and/or Permit to Operate is denied and such
                 denial becomes final, the filing fee required herein shall
                 not be refunded nor applied to any subsequent application.

          IV.    Transfer of Location or Owner

                 Where an application is filed for a Permit to Operate any
                 equipment by reason of Transfer of Location or transfer
                 from one person to another, or both, and where a Permit to
                 Operate had previously been granted for such equipment
                 under rule 201 and an alteration or addition has been
                 made, the applicant shall be assessed a fee based upon any
                 increase in total: horsepower rating, fuel consumption
                 expressed in thousands of British Thermal Units (BTU) per
                 hour, electrical energy rating, maximum horizontal inside
                 cross sectional area, stationary container capacity, etc.,
                 resulting from such alterations or additions, as described
                 in Rule 302.  Where the application is for transfer of
                 location and no alteration or addition has been made, the
                 applicant shall pay only the amount of the filing fee
                 required herein.

          V.     Alteration of Equipment

                 Where an application is filed for an Authority to
                 Construct and/or Permit to Operate exclusively involving
                 revisions to the conditions of an existing Permit to
                 Operate or involving alterations or additions resulting in
                 a change to any existing equipment holding a permit under
                 the provisions of Rule 201 of these Rules and Regulations,
                 the applicant shall be assessed a fee based upon the
                 increase in total: horsepower rating, fuel consumption
                 expressed in thousands of British Thermal Units (BTU) per
                 hour, electrical energy rating, maximum horizontal inside
                 cross sectional area, total stationary container capacity,
                 etc., resulting from such alterations or additions, as
                 described in Rule 302.  Where there is no change or a
                 decrease in such rating, the applicant shall pay only the
                 amount of the filing fee required herein.

          VI.    Permit Fee Penalty

                 After complying with provisions for granting permits as
                 set forth in Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code and
                 the Rules and Regulations the applicant shall be notified
                 by the Air Pollution control Officer, in writing, of the
                 fee to be paid for issuance of the Authority to Construct
                 or Permit to Operate.  Such notice may be given by
                 personal service or by deposit, postpaid, in the United
                 States mail and shall serve as a temporary Permit to
                 Operate for 30 days from the date of personal service or
                 mailing.  Nonpayment of the fee within this period of time
                 shall result in the automatic cancellation of the
                 application.

          VII.   Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate Granted by
                 Hearing Board

                 In the event an Authority to Construct or Permit to
                 Operate is granted by the Hearing Board after denial by
                 the Air Pollution Control Officer or after the applicant
                 deems his application denied, the applicant shall pay the
                 fee prescribed in Rule 302 schedules within 30 days after
                 the date of the decision of the Hearing Board.  Nonpayment
                 of the fee within this time shall result in automatic
                 cancellation of the Authority to Construct, Permit to
                 Operate and the application.

          VIII.  Annual Renewal Fee

                 Annually on the anniversary of issuance of a Permit to
                 Operate granted under Rule 201, the permittee shall pay a
                 renewal fee in accordance with schedules in Rule 302.  The
                 holder of permits with more than one anniversary date may
                 adjust annual renewal payments to a single anniversary
                 date by prorating renewal fee(s) as necessary.  If the
                 renewal fee is not paid within 30 days after it becomes
                 due, the fee shall be increased by one-half the amount
                 thereof, and the Air Pollution control Officer shall
                 promptly notify the permittee by mail of the increased
                 fee.  If the increased fee is not paid within 30 days
                 after such notice, the permit shall be automatically
                 revoked and the Air Pollution Control Officer shall so
                 notify the permittee by mail.

          IX.    Multiple Locations

                 When permits have been issued to operate movable equipment
                 at two or more locations, only one annual renewal fee
                 shall be charged.  The anniversary date on which the
                 annual renewal fee will be due shall be that noted on the
                 original permit.

          X.     Duplicate Permit

                 A request for a duplicate Authority to Construct or Permit
                 to Operate shall be made in writing to the Air Pollution
                 Control Officer within 10 days after the destruction, loss
                 or defacement of such document.  A fee of $10.00 shall be
                 charged, except to any County department, agency or
                 district, for issuing a duplicate Permit to Operate.