SOUTH COAST AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
 
 
(Adopted June 10, 1994)(Amended May 10, 1996)
(Amended May 9,1997) (Amended May 8, 1998)

RULE 309. FEES FOR REGULATION XVI PLANS

(a) Applicability
Provisions of this rule shall apply to fees assessed for plans required by Regulation XVI. Fees shall be paid for:

    (1) Rule 1610 Scrapping Plans

    (2) Regulation XVI Mobile Source Emission Reduction Credit (MSERC) Applications and Compliance Plans

(b) Definitions
For the purpose of this rule the following definitions shall apply:
    (1) PLAN is any data and/or test report required by federal or state law, or District rules and regulations to be submitted to the District. Plans include, but are not limited to, the following: Rule 1610 Scrapping Plans, Regulation XVI MSERC Applications, and Regulation XVI Compliance Plans.

    (2) SMALL BUSINESS is as defined in Rule 102.

(c) Plan Filing and Evaluation Fee
    (1) Rule 1610 Scrapping Plans shall be assessed a $1059.00 filing and evaluation fee. The fee shall be paid at the time of plan submittal.

    (2) Regulation XVI Plans as defined in paragraph (b)(1), except Scrapping Plans, shall be assessed a filing fee of $80.30 and an evaluation fee of $267.80 at the time of submittal.

    (3) Additional evaluation fees for plans shall be assessed at the rate of $80.30 per person per hour if necessary. Evaluation fees shall also be assessed at this rate for any amendments to Plans and Applications.

    (4) For small businesses filing scrapping plans, MSERC applications, and compliance plans, the fees assessed shall be fifty percent (50%) of the amounts specified in paragraphs (c)(1), (c)(2), and (c)(3).

(d) Refunds
    (1) If a plan or an application as defined in paragraph (b)(1) is canceled, plan filing and evaluation fees, less the plan cancellation fee, will be refunded: (2) The plan cancellation fee will be $107.10.

    (3) Claims for refund of any fee required by this rule shall be submitted in writing within one (1) year after the fee was paid.

    (4) The cancellation fee shall not apply when the plan was filed based on an erroneous District request.

(e) Government Agencies
Federal, state, or local government agencies or public districts shall pay all fees.

(f) Service Charge for Returned Check
Any person who submits a check to the District on insufficient funds or on instructions to stop payment on the check, absent an overcharge or other legal entitlement to withhold payment, shall be subject to a $25.50 service charge.