2015 ORS § 468B.052¹
Fees for water quality permit to operate suction dredge
  • rules

(1) Unless the Environmental Quality Commission, as provided in ORS 468.065 (Issuance of permits), establishes different fees for permits issued under ORS 468B.050 (Water quality permit), a person who operates a suction dredge having a suction hose with an inside diameter of eight inches or less shall, upon application for or renewal of a permit issued under ORS 468B.050 (Water quality permit), pay to the Department of Environmental Quality:

(a) For an individual permit:

(A) A one-time application fee of $300; and

(B) An annual renewal fee of $25.

(b) For a general permit, either:

(A) A $25 annual fee for each year the person registers under the general permit; or

(B) A $100 fee for a five-year registration under the general permit.

(2)(a) In addition to the fees described in subsection (1) of this section, by rule the commission may establish an additional fee for a permit issued under ORS 468B.050 (Water quality permit) for a person to operate a suction dredge described in this section. The fee must be adequate to cover the costs of administration, compliance, monitoring and enforcement related to the permit.

(b) After a fee is established by the commission pursuant to this subsection, the fee is subject to the limitations on increases imposed by ORS 468B.051 (Fees for water quality permit). [2005 c.729 §3; 2013 c.783 §11]