401 KAR 45:250. Special waste permit fees.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 224.40

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 224.10-100, 224.40-305, 224.50-760

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 224.10-100(20) states that the cabinet may provide by administrative regulation for a reasonable schedule of fees for the cost of processing applications for permits, exemptions, and partial exemptions. This chapter establishes standards for special waste sites or facilities. This administrative regulation establishes a fee schedule for the issuance and modification of special waste site or facility permits.

 

      Section 1. Applicability. (1) The provisions of this administrative regulation shall apply to the owner or operator of each special waste site or facility required to apply for a permit, permit renewal, permit modification, or permit transfer, except publicly-owned facilities.

      (2) The provisions of this administrative regulation shall apply to special waste site or facility permit applications submitted on or after the effective date of this administrative regulation.

 

      Section 2. Filing Fees. (1) Each permit application shall be accompanied by an appropriate filing fee determined as follows:

 

Application

Fee

(a) Notice of intent

$500

(b) Request for alternate specification to design criteria or variance from regulatory requirements

$500

(c) Formal application and modifications to expand the facility horizontally

$5,000

(d) Construction/operation permit

$500

(e) Renewal

$500

(f) Permit modifications other than horizontal expansions:

 

1. Vertical expansions

$1,000

2. Modification to closure plan

$500

3. Receipt of waste from new source

$50

4. Change of ownership or transfer of an existing permitted facility

$500

5. Cabinet mandated increase in financial assurance

$0

6. Closure of a facility that is not under a current special waste facility permit

$1,000

7. Modifications not otherwise specified

$500

(g) Emergency permit

$500

(h) Research, development and demonstration permit

$2,500

      (2) A filing fee shall be in the form of a check or money order and made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Filing fees shall not be refundable. (18 Ky.R. 3117; eff. 6-24-92.)