MENDOCINO COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

RULE 3-300 - FEES

  1. INITIAL FEE:
    1. Every applicant for an Authority to Construct at any new or existing cooling tower as required by this regulation shall pay an initial application fee of $200.00 at the time of the filing of the application.
  2. ANNUAL RENEWAL FEE:
    1. July 1 of each year, all holders of a Permit to Operate shall be notified by the District of the annual permit renewal fees of $100.00 per cooling tower.
  3. TRANSFER OF OWNER: Where an application is filed for a Permit to Operate any cooling tower by reason of transfer of owner, and where a Permit to Operate has been previously granted under Rule 3-200, and no modifications to the facility have been made, the applicant shall pay a $50.00 transfer fee.
  4. ALTERATION OF EQUIPMENT: Where an application is filed for an Authority to Construct or a Permit to Operate exclusively involving revisions to the conditions of an existing Authority to Construct or Permit to Operate or involving alterations or additions resulting in a change to any existing cooling tower holding a permit under the provisions of this regulation, the permit fee shall be recalculated to show any rating changes and pro-rated for the balance of the annual permit period.
  5. DUPLICATE PERMIT:  A request for a duplicate Permit to Operate shall be made in writing to the District within 10 days after the destruction, loss or defacement of a Permit to Operate and shall contain the reason a duplicate is being requested. A fee of $20.00 shall be paid for a duplicate Permit to Operate.
  6. LATE FEE PENALTY:  If any cooling tower is constructed or operated without the owner or operator obtaining an Authority to Construct in accordance with Rule 3-200, the applicant shall be assessed a late fee penalty which is one and one-half times the applicable initial fee. The assessment of a late fee penalty shall not limit the District's right to pursue any other remedy provided for by law.