MONTEREY BAY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT


RULE 301. PERMIT FEE SCHEDULES


(Adopted 9-1-74; Revised 9-16-76, 5-31-78, 5-20-81, 8-18-82, 6-13-83, 7-19-84, 12-13-84, 7-17-85, 6-11-86, 12-17-86, 6-10-87, 9-16-87, 6-20-88, 12-14-88, 6-14-89, 6-13-90, 6-26-91, 5-17-95, 6-21-95 ; 6-18-97; 6-17-98; 6-16-99, and 6-21-00.)

CONTENTS

Schedule l - Fuel Burning Equipment

Schedule 2 - Incinerators

Schedule 3 - Stationary Containers

Schedule 4 - Internal Combustion Engines

Schedule 5 - Miscellaneous Equipment

Schedule 6 - Gasoline Storage Containers

Schedule 7 - Nonarchitectural Coating and Solvent Applications

Schedule 8 - Gasoline Dispensing Equipment

Schedule 9 - Toxic Air Contaminants

Schedule 10 - Public Notification

Pursuant to Rule 300 (District Fees), fees shall be determined from the subsequent schedules.  In the event that more than one alternative fee schedule is applicable to a permit, the governing schedule shall be that which results in the higher fee.  Where a group of articles, machines, equipment or other contrivances are included in a single permit, the permit fee shall be based on the total rating of the group. Schedule 9 and 10 fees are in addition to fees from Schedules 1 through 8.

Schedule 1

Fuel Burning Equipment
Any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance in which fuel is burned, with the exception of incinerators which are covered in Schedule 2, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the design fuel consumption of the article, machine, equipment or other contrivance expressed in thousands of British thermal units (BTUs) per hour using gross heating values of the fuel, in accordance with the following schedule:

1,000 BTUs per hour Fee
less than 150 $157
150 or greater but less than 500 $320
500 or greater but less than 1,500 $475
1,500 or greater but less than 5,000 $634
5,000 or greater but less than 15,000 $956
15,000 or greater but less than 65,000 $1,599
65,000 or greater but less than 150,000 $2,583
150,000 or greater but less than 300,000 $4,305
300,000 or greater but less than 500,000 $5,382
500,000 or greater but less than 750,000 $7,534
750,000 or greater but less than 1,000,000 $9,685
1,000,000 or greater $10,761

Schedule 2

Incinerator
Any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance 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 the maximum horizontal inside cross sectional area, in square feet, or other primary combustion chamber:

$ = $35.00 (x)

where:

"x" is the primary chamber area in square feet.

Schedule 3

Stationary Containers
Any stationary tank, reservoir, or other container (other than gasoline containers) shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule of capacities in gallons or cubic equivalent:

Gallons Fee
less than 4,000 $157
4,000 or greater but less than 10,000 $333
10,000 or greater but less than 40,000 $495
40,000 or greater $1,662

Schedule 4

Internal Combustion Engines
Any stationary piston type internal combustion engine shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule of horsepower:

Horsepower Fee
less than 100 $344
100 but less than 200 $837
200 but less than 400 $1,439
400 but less than 750 $2,397
750 or greater $3,598

Schedule 5

Miscellaneous Equipment
Any article, machine, equipment or other contrivance for which a Permit to Operate is required and which is not included in one of the other schedules shall be assessed a permit fee of $506. However, if the Air Pollution Control Officer determines that no schedules provided by this Rule fairly represent the District's costs in processing the subject permit application, the Air Pollution Control Officer shall assess a permit fee based on the actual costs incurred by the District in processing the application at a rate of $90 per hour of District staff time expended, which shall be rounded to the nearest whole hour. Permit fees assessed under this schedule may be appealed to the District Hearing Board in accordance with Regulation VI - Procedure Before the Hearing Board provisions.

Schedule 6

Gasoline Storage Container
Any stationary tank, reservoir, or other container located at a gasoline dispensing facility which is not subject to the Phase II vapor recovery requirements shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule of capacities in gallons or cubic equivalent.  Where more than one tank is in use at one site, a single Permit to Operate for the total gasoline storage capacity shall be issued and the resulting fees shall be determined and based on the resulting total gasoline storage capacity for the facility.

Gallons Fee
250 through 749 $151
750 through 4,499 $308
4,500 through 9,999 $457
10,000 through 39,999 $728
40,000 or greater $999

Schedule 7

Nonarchitectural Coating and Solvent Applications
Any facility applying at least five (5) gallons per year of all nonarchitectural coatings and solvents shall be assessed a permit fee of $416.

Schedule 8

Gasoline Dispensing Equipment

Any gasoline dispensing facility which is subject to the Phase II vapor recovery requirements of District Rule 1002, Part 3 shall be assessed a permit fee based on the following schedule:

$449 + $52 per nozzle.

Any gasoline dispensing facility which is subject to the Phase II vapor recovery requirements and is proposing modifications to the Phase I vapor recovery equipment, which do not involve the disconnection, replacement or addition of Phase II vapor recovery system piping or components, shall be assessed only a permit fee of $449.

Schedule 9

Toxic Air Contaminants
In addition to other fees required, each permit issued for any equipment/operation which may emit or has the potential to emit any toxic air contaminant(s) (TACs), as defined in Rule 1000, shall be assessed a $111 fee for each such Permit to Operate.

Schedule 10

Public Notification
In addition to other fees required, projects for which permits are issued following public notice published in newspapers shall pay a public notification fee of $336 for the project.

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