MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 310 - FEE SCHEDULES



It is hereby determined that the cost of reviewing permit applications, issuing authorizations, and of inspections, testing and monitoring pertaining to such issuance, exceeds the fees prescribed herein. In determining the fees to be charged, identical or like equipment within each process unit that requires a permit may be totaled for each schedule. In the event that more than one fee schedule is applicable to an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate, the governing schedule shall be that which results in the highest fee.


SCHEDULE 1
MOTOR OR ENGINE HORSEPOWER SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions for which an Authority to Construct or a Permit to Operate is required, where an electric motor or internal combustion engine or other equivalent drive unit is used as the power supply, shall be assessed a permit fee based on the total rated horsepower of all such drive units, or their horsepower equivalent in kilovolt amperes (1 KVA=1.34 HP), included in such source in accordance with the following schedule.
 

HORSEPOWER

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

less than 10 
10 or greater but less than 25  
25 or greater but less than 50 
50 or greater but less than 
100 or greater but less than 200 
200 or greater but less than 500 
500 or greater but less than 1,000 
1,000 or greater

$ 0.00

100.00
200.00
300.00
500.00
800.00
1,200.00
2,000.00

$0.00

50.00
100.00
150.00
250.00
400.00
600.00
1,000.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]


SCHEDULE 2
FUEL BURNING AND POWER GENERATION EQUIPMENT SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions, for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, in which fuel may at any time be burned or in which power may be generated, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon its rated design capacity of heat input expressed in millions of British Thermal Units (BTU) per hour, using gross heating value of the fuel or its equivalent, in accordance with the following schedule:
 

BRITISH THERMAL UNITS PER HOUR

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

less than 500,000 
500,000 or greater but less than 1,000,000 
1,000,000 or greater but less than 2,000,000 
2,000,000 or greater but less than 5,000,000 
5,000,000 or greater but less than 20,000,000 
20,000,000 or greater but less than 50,000,000 
50,000,000 or greater but less than 100,000,000 
100,000,000 or greater but less than 200,000,000 
200,000,000 or greater but less than 500,000,000 
500,000,000 or greater

$100.00

200.00
300.00
400.00
800.00
1,500.00
2,000.00
3,000.00
6,000.00
10,000.00

$50.00

100.00
150.00
200.00
400.00
750.00
1,000.00
1,500.00
3,000.00
5,000.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]

  


SCHEDULE 3
INCINERATOR AND REFUSE BURNER SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions, for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, for the disposal of approved combustibles by burning, shall be assessed a permit fee based on the maximum horizontal inside cross sectional area of the primary combustion chamber, in accordance with the following schedule.
 

AREA, SQUARE FEET

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

Less than 12  
12 or greater but less than 20 
20 or greater but less than 30 
30 or greater but less than 39 
39 or greater

$100.00

200.00
400.00
600.00
800.00

$50.00

100.00
200.00
300.00
400.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]


SCHEDULE 4
STATIONARY CONTAINER SCHEDULE
Any stationary tank, reservoir, or other container for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, shall be assessed a permit fee based on capacities in gallons or cubic equivalent, in accordance with the following schedule.
 

GALLONS

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

250 or greater but less than 4,000 
4,000 or greater but less than 40,000 
40,000 or greater but less than 100,000 
100,000 or greater but less than 200,000 
200,000 and greater

$100.00 

200.00 
300.00 
800.00 
600.00

$50.00 

100.00 
150.00 
400.00 
800.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]

  


SCHEDULE 5
PROCESS WEIGHT SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions, for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the annual average process weight rate calculated in pounds per hour.
 

AVERAGE POUNDS PER HOUR

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

2 less than 5,000 
5,000 or greater but less than 20,000 
20,000 or greater but less than 50,000 
50,000 or greater but less than 100,000 
100,000 or greater but less than 200,000 
200,000 or greater but less than 400,000 
400,000 or greater

$100.00

200.00
400.00
600.00
1,000.00
1,400.00
2,000.00

$50.00

100.00
200.00
300.00
500.00
700.00
1,000.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]


SCHEDULE 6
MISCELLANEOUS SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions, for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, shall be assessed a permit fee based upon the volumetric exhaust rate from the source, expressed in actual cubic feet per minute.
 

VOLUME EXHAUSTED(CFM)

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

less than 2,000 
2,000 or greater but less than 5,000 
5,000 or greater but less than 20,000 
20,000 or greater but less than 50,000 
50,000 or greater but less than 100,000 
100,000 or greater but less than 200,000 
200,000 or greater

$100.00

200.00
300.00
500.00
1,000.00
2,000.00
4,000.00

$50.00

100.00
150.00
250.00
500.00
1,000.00
2,000.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]


SCHEDULE 7
GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE
Any source of air contaminant emissions relative to the production or utilization of geothermal steam, for which an Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate is required, shall be assessed a permit fee in accordance with the following schedule.
 

GEOTHERMAL SOURCES

APPLICATION

FEE

ANNUAL PERMIT FEE

Geothermal Well  
Geothermal Well Air Pollution Control Device 
Power Plant Unit 
Power Plant Unit Air Pollution Control Device

$600.00

100.00
10,000.00
500.00

$300.00

50.00
5,000.00
250.00
[adopted 6/26/90; amended 6/01/93; amended 9/14/93]

 


SCHEDULE 8
ASBESTOS OPERATIONS FEE SCHEDULE
Anyone conducting a demolition or renovation project subject to the provisions of 40 CFR 61 Subpart M for asbestos and required to submit a written notification of the project to the District shall pay to the District the following fee:
 
Asbestos operations, single-family residential Fee
  less than 100 lineal feet or less than 100 square feet 
more than 100 lineal feet or 100 square feet
$ 0.00 
$25.00
Asbestos operations other than single-family residential  
  less than 100 lineal feet or less than 100 square fee 
100 to 200 square feet or 100 to 300 lineal feet 
200 to 500 square feet or 300 to 600 lineal feet 
500 to 2,000 square feet or 600 to 2,400 lineal feet 
2,000 to 20,000 square feet or 2,400 to 20,000 lineal feet 
greater than 20,000 square feet or 20,000 lineal feet
$25.00 
$50.00 
$100.00 
$150.00 
$250.00 
$500.00
If, upon inspection or in the course of a demolition or renovation project, it is discovered that the project properly belongs in a higher fee category than was initially determined, the owner or operator shall pay the balance of the fee for the higher category.

The appropriate fees listed above shall accompany the notification form. Failure to pay the appropriate fee at the time of notification form will be considered a failure to notify. In such case the owner or operator could be subject to significant penalties pursuant to federal law and regulation.
[adopted 6/01/93; adopted 9/14/93]