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25 Pa. Code § 91.22. Fees.

§ 91.22. Fees.

 (a)  Applications for new individual water quality management permits, reissuance of individual water quality management permits and requests for permit amendments and transfers shall be accompanied by a fee payable to ‘‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’’ in the amounts specified as follows.

Category Application Type Fee
Joint Pesticides Permit New and Reissuance $250
Amendment $100
Transfer $50
Major Sewage Treatment Facility New $10,000
Amendment $2,000
Transfer $250
Major Industrial Waste Treatment Facility New $15,000
Amendment $2,000
Transfer $500
Minor and Non-NPDES Sewage
Treatment Facility
New $5,000
Amendment $500
Transfer $250
Minor and Non-NPDES Industrial Waste Treatment Facility New $7,500
Amendment $500
Transfer $250
Single Residence Sewage Treatment Plant New $200
Amendment $100
Transfer $50
Small Flow Treatment Facility New $1,000
Amendment $200
Transfer $100
Sewer Extensions New $2,500
Amendment $500
Transfer $250
Pump Station New $2,500
Amendment $500
Transfer $250
Land Application and Reuse of Sewage New and Reissuance $5,000
Amendment $1,000
Transfer $250
Land Application and Reuse of Industrial Waste New and Reissuance $10,000
Amendment $2,000
Transfer $250
Manure Storage and Wastewater Impoundment New $1,000
Amendment $500
Transfer $250

 (b)  NOI fees for coverage under a general water quality management permit, including fees for amendments to and transfers of general permit coverage, shall be made payable to the ‘‘Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.’’ The fees for a general permit in §  91.27(b)(1) (relating to general water quality management permit) will be established in the general permit. NOI fees may not exceed the individual permit application fees in subsection (a) for the equivalent category and application type.

 (c)  The Department will review the adequacy of the fees established in this section every 3 years and provide a written report to the EQB. The report will identify disparities between the amount of program income generated by the fees and the costs to administer the program, and contain recommendations to increase fees to eliminate any disparities, including recommendations for regulatory amendments to increase program fees.

 (d)  Any Federal or Commonwealth agency or independent Commonwealth commission that provides funding to the Department for the implementation of the WQM program through terms and conditions of a mutual agreement and any municipality that is currently designated as a financially distressed municipality by the Department of Community and Economic Development under the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act (53 P.S. § §  11701.101—11701.712) may be exempt from the fees in this section.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  91.22 amended under sections 5 and 6 of The Clean Streams Law (35 P.S. § §  691.5 and 691.6); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20).

Source

   The provisions of this §  91.22 adopted September 2, 1971, effective September 3, 1971, 1 Pa.B. 1804; amended November 7, 1980, effective November 8, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4294; amended January 28, 2000, effective January 29, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 521; amended August 27, 2021, effective August 28, 2021, 51 Pa.B. 5361. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (336591).

Cross References

   This section cited in 25 Pa. Code §  91.27 (relating to general water quality management permit); and 25 Pa. Code §  92.22 (relating to application fees).



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