805 KAR 5:010. Fees for licenses to mine.


      RELATES TO: KRS 351.175(3)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 351.070(13), 351.175(3)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY: KRS 351.175(3) requires the Department for Natural Resources to establish mine license fees. This administrative regulation establishes the fees to be charged for a license to operate a mine.


      Section 1. The amount of the license fee for a mine shall be established as follows:

      (1) The annual license fee for a new mine shall be $300. A "new mine" shall include a mine which has previously produced coal, but was not licensed and operating in the immediately previous year.

      (2) The annual license fee for a mine licensed and producing coal in the immediately preceding calendar year shall be as follows:

      (a) Mines producing 100,000 tons or less in the previous year - $300.

      (b) Mines producing more than 100,000 tons in the previous year - $300, plus $100 for each additional 100,000 tons mined or part thereof. (3 Ky.R. 187; eff. 9-1-76; Am. 328; 437; eff. 11-3-76; 8 Ky.R. 356; eff. 1-6-82; 19 Ky.R. 2739; eff. 7-21-93; 23 Ky.R. 1019; 1599; eff. 10-14-96; TAm eff. 8-9-2007.)