13 NCAC 13 .0213             CERTIFICATE AND INSPECTION FEES

(a)  An owner shall pay a thirty-five dollar ($35.00) certificate and processing fee to the North Carolina Department of Labor for each boiler or pressure vessel inspected by an Insurance Inspector and found to be in compliance with the rules in this Chapter.

(b)  An owner shall pay an inspection and certificate fee to the North Carolina Department of Labor for each boiler or pressure vessel inspected by a Deputy Inspector as follows:

 

Boilers - An inspection of a boiler where the heating surface is:               External Inspection             Internal

Inspection

Less than 500 sq. ft.                                                                                            $50.00                                   $85.00

500 or more sq. ft. but less than 5000 sq. ft.                                                  $120.00                                 $235.00

5000 or more sq. ft.                                                                                             $330.00                                 $600.00

Cast iron boilers                                                                                                   $50.00                                   $80.00

Locomotive boilers (Antique Exhibition/Show)                                            N/A                                         $150.00

Exhibition boilers (Antique Exhibition/Show)                                               N/A                                         $50.00

Hobby boilers                                                                                                       N/A                                         $35.00

Pressure Vessels - An inspection of a pressure vessel, other than a

heat exchanger, where the product of measurement in feet of the

diameter or width, multiplied by its length is:                                                External Inspection             Internal

Inspection

Less than 20                                                                                                         $40.00                                   $45.00

20 or more but less than 50                                                                               $50.00                                   $60.00

50 or more but less than 70                                                                               $85.00                                   $135.00

70 or more                                                                                                            $135.00                                 $190.00

Heat Exchangers - An inspection of a heat exchanger, where the

heating surface is:                                                                                External Inspection

Less than 500 sq. ft.                                                                            $45.00

500 or more sq. ft. but less than 1000 sq. ft.                                  $60.00

1000 or more sq. ft. but less than 2000 sq. ft.                                $90.00

2000 or more sq. ft. but less than 3000 sq. ft.                                $130.00

3000                                                                                                       $180.00

 

(c)  In addition to the fees established in Paragraph (b) herein, a fee of ninety dollars ($90.00) per hour, including travel time, plus each expense allowed by G.S. 138-6 and 138-7 and the standards and criteria established thereto by the Director of the Budget, at the applicable state rate shall be paid to the North Carolina Department of Labor for each special inspection as defined by 13 NCAC 13 .0101(46) and for all inspections performed outside of normal working hours as defined by 13 NCAC 13 .0101(31).

(d)  A fee of three-hundred fifty dollars ($350.00) per one‑half day (four hours) or any part of one‑half day or five-hundred sixty-dollars ($560.00) for one day (four to eight hours) plus, in either case, each expense allowed by G.S. 138-6 and 138-7 and the standards and criteria established thereto by the Director of the Budget, at the applicable state rate shall be paid to the North Carolina Department of Labor for each shop inspection as defined by 13 NCAC 13 .0101(45).

(e)  A fee of four hundred dollars ($400.00) per one‑half day (four hours) or any part of one‑half day or six hundred ten dollars ($610.00) for one day (four to eight hours), plus, in either case, each expense allowed by G.S. 138-6 and 138-7 and the standards and criteria established thereto by the Director of the Budget, at the applicable state rate shall be paid to the North Carolina Department of Labor for each nuclear shop inspection as defined by 13 NCAC 13 .0101(45).

(f)  A fee of four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00) per one‑half day (four hours) or any part of one‑half day or six hundred ninety dollars ($690.00) for one day (four to eight hours), plus, in either case, each expense allowed by G.S. 138-6 and 138-7 and the standards and criteria established thereto by the Director of the Budget, at the applicable state rate shall be paid to the North Carolina Department of Labor for audits as defined by 13 NCAC 13 .0101(4).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑69.11;

Eff. May 29, 1981;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1995; March 2, 1992; September 1, 1986;

Temporary Amendment Eff. March 11, 1997;

Temporary Amendment Eff. March 11, 1997 expired on December 27, 1997;

Temporary Amendment Eff. December 10, 1997;

Amended Eff. March 1, 2015; July 1, 2006; March 1, 2006; August 1, 1998;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.