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Air Quality Index: 50
Air Quality: Good
Highest Pollutant: Ozone
Burning Allowed: Yes
Air Quality Index
50
Air Quality
Good
Highest Pollutant
Ozone
Burning Allowed
Yes

Fee Schedule

Download a printable version of our Permit Fee Schedule.

Industrial Permit Fees

Part 70 Permit Fee:

$30.00 per ton of allowable annual emissions

$50.00 per ton of actual annual emissions

$4,000.00 annual minimum

Fuel Burning Equipment

Rated Capacity

MMBtu/hr

Installation

Permit

Initial Certificate

of Operation

Renewal Certificate

of Operation

0.50 to 4.99

$530.00

$720.00

$340.00

5.00 to 14.99

625.00

820.00

385.00

15.00 to 99.99

720.00

960.00

440.00

100.00 or greater

960.00

1,105.00

500.00

Incinerators

Input Weight (lbs/hr)Installation PermitInitial Certificate of OperationRenewal Certificate of Operation
Up to  200$100.00$340.00$240.00
200 to 599$200.00$385.00$260.00
600 to 999$295.00$440.00$295.00
1,000 to 1,999$385.00$480.00$350.00
2,000 to 4,999$480.00$530.00$285.00
5,000 to 9,999$580.00$580.00$425.00
10,000 or greater$680.00 
(+ $90.00 for each 100 lbs/hr over 10,000 lbs/hr)
$625.00 
(+ $45.00 for each 100 lbs/hr over 10,000 lbs/hr)
$460.00

Process Equipment

Process Weight (lbs/hr)Installation PermitInitial Certificate of OperationRenewal Certificate of Operation
Up to  999$200.00$440.00$240.00
1,000 to 9,999$340.00$580.00$340.00
10,000 to 49,999$480.00$720.00$440.00
50,000 to 149,999$625.00$865.00$530.00
150,000 to 499,999$780.00$960.00$625.00
500,000 to 999,999$910.00$960.00$720.00
1,000,000 or greater$960.00$960.00$820.00

Odor Producing Equipment or Miscellaneous Equipment

Installation PermitInitial Certificate of OperationRenewal Certificate of Operation
$385.00$385.00$240.00

Minor Pollution Sources

Installation PermitInitial Certificate of OperationRenewal Certificate of Operation
N/A$155.00$155.00

Asbestos

Demolition Where NO Asbestos Is Present

Building Square FootageFee
Up to 20,000$125.00
20,001 – 50,000$200.00
Over 50,000$250.00

Demolition or Removal of Friable Asbestos

Amount of Asbestos to be RemovedFee
160 – 299 square ft$325.00
260-299 linear ft$325.00
300 – 499$500.00
500  -999$700.00
1,000 – 1,499$825.00
1,500 – 4,999$1,000.00
5,000 and up$1,250.00