34A-1-58.1 Ethanol production plants--Application and annual fees.
Ethanol production plants--Application and annual fees.
plants are exempt from the fees established in § 34A-1-58, and, in lieu thereof, are subject to the fees
established by this section. Concurrent with the submittal of a permit application pursuant to this
chapter, the applicant for an air quality permit for an ethanol production plant shall submit to the
department an application fee of one thousand dollars. In addition, the owner or operator of an
ethanol production plant shall submit to the department an annual fee for the duration of the air
quality permit. The annual fee shall consist of an administrative fee of one thousand dollars and an
emissions fee in the amount of forty dollars per ton of total suspended particulate matter, sulfur
dioxide, nitrogen oxide, volatile organic compounds, and hazardous air pollutants emitted to the air
by the ethanol production plant during the previous calendar year. The department shall give written
notice of the amount of the fee to be assessed and the basis for the assessment under this section to
the owner or operator of the ethanol production plant by June first of each calendar year. The annual
fee shall accrue on July first of the year after the permit is issued and annually thereafter. The annual
fee is due and payable by July thirty-first and shall be remitted to the Department of Revenue along
with such forms as may be prescribed by the secretary of revenue in rules promulgated pursuant to
chapter 1-26. The fees shall be administered and used by the department in the same manner as
prescribed for other fees established in this chapter.
Source: SL 2007, ch 202, § 1; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 161, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.