38-24A-21Inspection of plants intended for export--Certificate--Fees.

Any owner of plants or plant products intending to ship those plants or plant products into another state or country may apply to the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources for an inspection or for obtaining an official sample. The inspection shall determine the presence of pests or the suitability of processing equipment and grades which would prevent the acceptance of the plants or plant products into other states or countries. Upon receipt of the application, the department may comply with the request and may issue a certificate of facts disclosed. The fee for inspection, obtaining samples, or issuing certificates are as follows:

(1)    On-site inspection, two hundred dollars;

(2)    Field inspection, two hundred fifty dollars for the first acre and two dollars for each additional acre;

(3)    State certificate, fifty dollars;

(4)    Federal certificate, one hundred twenty-five dollars;

(5)    In-transit compliance agreements, fifty dollars;

(6)    In-transit certificates, twenty-five dollars; and

(7)    Reissue or replace state or federal phytosanitary certificate, twenty-five dollars.

Source: SL 2001, ch 218, § 3; SL 2010, ch 200, § 1; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.