815 KAR 8:090. Fees and refunds.


      RELATES TO: KRS 198B.656, 198B.658, 198B.660, 198B.664, 198B.6671, EO 2009-535

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 198B.656, 198B.660(1)(b), (2), 198B.662, 198B.664, 198B.6671, EO 09-535

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 198B.656, 198B.660, 198B.662, 198B.664, and 198B.6671 authorize the Board of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Contractors to establish license and permit fees. EO 1009-535, effective June 12, 2009, reorganized the Office of Housing, Buildings and Construction as the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction, and established the commissioner, rather than the executive director, as the head of the department. This administrative regulation establishes procedures pertaining to fee payments and refunds.


      Section 1. A fee submitted to the Division of HVAC shall be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer.


      Section 2. (1) If a fee is returned to the Division of HVAC 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 Division of HVAC 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. (36 Ky.R. 2008; Am. 2196; eff. 6-4-2010.)