815 KAR 4:070. Fees and refunds.


      RELATES TO: KRS 198B.4005(6), 198B.4009(3), 198B.4011, 198B.4013, 198B.4017, 198B.4019, 198B.4021, 198B.4023, 198B.480, 198B.520.


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 198B.4009(3) authorizes the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction to promulgate administrative regulations necessary to implement KRS 198B.400-198B.540, the Kentucky Elevator Safety Act. This administrative regulation establishes procedures pertaining to fee payments and refunds.


      Section 1. A fee submitted to the Division of Building Codes Enforcement, Elevator Section, shall be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.


      Section 2. (1) If a fee is returned to the Elevator Section for nonpayment or insufficient funds, the payor shall pay thirty-five (35) dollars, unless proof of financial institution error is provided.

      (2) If a company or individual submits a check returned to the division for insufficient funds, the payor shall not, for a period of at least six (6) months, make a payment to the Elevator Section by personal check.


      Section 3. A refund for an installation permit shall be given if:

      (1) The refund request is made within six (6) months of purchase; and

      (2) Work has not begun on the project for which the permit was issued. (38 Ky.R. 444; eff. 11-30-11.)