(a)  If a facility other than a Title V facility has been in full compliance with all applicable administrative, regulatory, and self‑monitoring reporting requirements and permit conditions during the previous calendar year, the annual permit fee shall be 25% less than that listed in 15A NCAC 02Q .0203. A facility shall be considered to have been in compliance during the previous calendar year if it has not been sent any Notices of Non‑compliance or Notices of Violation during that calendar year.

(b)  If a facility changes so that its facility category changes, the annual fee changes with the next annual fee.

(c)  A facility that is moved to a new site may receive credit toward new permit fees for any unused portion of an annual fee if the permit for the old site is relinquished.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑215.3(a)(1),(1a),(1b),(1d); 150B‑21.6;

Temporary Adoption Eff. March 8, 1994 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. July 1, 1994;

Readopted Eff. April 1, 2018.