§ 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
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. § § 11701.10111701.712) may be exempt from the fees in this section.
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).
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).
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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