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

RULE 311. AIR QUALITY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (AQIP) FEES

(a) Applicability
This rule shall apply to all employers who participate in the Air Quality Investment Program (AQIP) option provided under Rule 2202. The Air Quality Investment Fees established in this rule shall be adjusted periodically to reflect market conditions.

(b) Registration Fees
Any employer registering with the District to participate in the AQIP shall pay annually a registration fee of $80.30 per worksite.

(c) AQIP Investment Fees

  1. Annual Compliance Option

  2. At the time of registration any employer electing to participate in the annual AQIP compliance option shall annually invest in the restricted District fund $60.00 for each employee reporting to work in the peak window; or,
  3. Triennial Compliance Option

  4. At the time of registration any employer electing to participate in the triennial AQIP compliance option shall invest in the restricted District fund $125.00 for each employee reporting to work in the peak window. Any increase in the number of employees in the window shall be accounted for during the second and third year registrations by investing $60.00 per each additional employee for the remaining years in the triennial compliance option.
(d) Late fees
If the registration fee is not received by the established due date, the original amount of the registration fee shall be increased by fifty percent (50%).

(e) 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.