RULE 305


(Adopted: 11/20/89; Amended: 1/1/90; Admended: 8/25/97)

(A) General

  1. Purpose
  2. (a) Fees for specified State purposes are imposed by the legislature, whereby the District is obligated to perform specified tasks including the collection of fees for transmittal to the State. Where such fees, collection dates, penalties or similar details are precisely described by State law or Code, the District shall collect such fees under this rule, for transmittal to the State as required, or as otherwise mandated. Such fees include, but are not limited to, the fees indicated below.

(B) Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Information And Assessment Fees

  1. Facilities subject to the Air Toxics "Hot Spots" Information and Assessment Act are subject to an annual fee to recover the reasonable anticipated costs incurred by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), the District, and the State Department of Health Services, in implementing and administering the Act (Part 6, Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code (H & S Code), commencing with §44300).

  2. For purpose of this Section, "Facilities" are as defined within H & S Code §44304, and in the fee schedule adopted by CARB.

  3. Operators of facilities subject to the Act shall pay the appropriate annual fee as determined by CARB pursuant to, and for the purpose described, within the Act. The Air Pollution Control Officer shall advise the operator of the amount due, by personal service or by deposit, postpaid, in the United States mail.

  4. Operators shall pay to the District, for deposit in the District's treasury, the appropriate fee within sixty (60) days of receipt of the notice. If the appropriate fee has not been received within the sixty (60) day period following the notice to pay, the Air Pollution Control Officer may take such actions as are deemed appropriate, including the revocation of operating permits. Reinstatement of such permits may require compliance with all applicable Rules and Regulations of the District, and payment of all fees specified within this Regulation plus an administrative civil penalty of a value not to exceed the assessed fee(s) described in subsection (B)(3) above.

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