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Hazardous Materials Program Fees

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CAL ARP PROGRAM FEES 

Permit Category

Annual Fee

Cal ARP Facility Operating Permit - Program 1

$ 1,302.00

Cal ARP Facility Operating Permit - Program 2

$ 1,527.00

Cal ARP Facility Operating Permit - Program 3

$ 1,527.00

RMP Review Fee

$ 346.00 per hour

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN (HMBP) FEES 

HMBP permits are required only for facilities in the cities of San José and Los Altos, where there is no local Hazardous Materials Storage Ordinance requiring businesses to have a Hazardous Materials Storage Permit issued by the County. The permit category is determined by the total number of HMBP-reportable chemicals present at the facility.

Permit Category

Annual Fee

1-3 HMBP Reportable Chemicals

$ 378.00

4-6 HMBP Reportable Chemicals

$ 578.00

7-9 HMBP Reportable Chemicals

$ 723.00

10-15 HMBP Reportable Chemicals

$ 1,073.00

16-21 HMBP Reportable Chemicals

$ 1,263.00

22 or More HMBP Reportable Chemicals 

$ 1,263.00 for first 21 chemicals + $152.00 for each additional 6 chemicals or portion thereof

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS STORAGE PERMIT FEES 
The permit category is determined by the total number of HMBP reportable chemicals present at the facility.

Permit Category
Annual Fee
1-3 HMBP Reportable Chemicals
$ 378.00
4-6 HMBP Reportable Chemicals
$ 613.00
7-9 HMBP Reportable Chemicals
$ 828.00
10-15 HMBP Reportable Chemicals
$ 1,150.00
16-21 HMBP Reportable Chemicals
$ 1,579.00
22 or More HMBP Reportable Chemicals 
$ 2,009.00
HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATOR PERMIT FEES 

Permit Category

Annual Fee

Generates Less Than 100 Kilograms/Year

$ 239.00

Generates 100kg to 5 Tons/Year

$ 500.00

Generates 5 to Less Than 25 Tons/Year

$ 776.00

Generates 25 to Less Than 50 Tons/Year

$ 1,108.00

Generates 50 to Less Than 250 Tons/Year

$ 1,579.00

Generates 250 to Less Than 500 Tons/Year

$ 2,251.00

Generates 500 to Less Than 1,000 Tons/Year

$ 3,211.00

Generates 1,000 to Less Than 2,000 Tons/Year

$ 4,529.00

Generates 2,000 or More Tons/Year

$ 6,532.00

Silver Waste Less Than 10 Gal/year

$ 107.00

Silver Waste Only Less Than 100 Kilograms/Year  

$ 61.00

HAZARDOUS WASTE ON-SITE TREATMENT PERMIT

Permit Category

Annual Fee

Conditionally Exempt (CE)

$ 300.00

Conditionally Authorized (CA) 

$ 1,205.00

Permit by Rule (PBR)

$ 1,309.00

TOXIC GAS FACILITY FEES 

Permit Category

Annual Fee

Facility Operating Permit 

$ 2,560.00

UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK OPERATING PERMIT FEES 
A separate permit is required for each tank. Fees must be paid annually.

 

Commercial, Government,
or Residential USTs 

Farm
USTs

 

First Tank

$ 1,105.00

Fee Exempt

 

Each Additional Tank

$ 461.00

Fee Exempt

 

OTHER PERMITS/FEES 

Tank Closure Permits Fee Amount
Aboveground Closure Permit $ 1,496.00
Underground Tank Closure Permit - First Tank $ 2,608.00
Underground Tank Closure Permit - Each
Additional Tank
$ 1,039.00
Construction Plan Submittal/Review Fees  
New A/G Facility/Equipment $ 3,793.00
A/G Remodel/Retrofit $ 1,572.00
New A/G Communications Site (e.g., Cell Site) Without Standby Generator

$ 720.00

​Temp Facility or Equipment $ 446.00​
​Minor Repair/Retrofit $ 692.00​
​New UST Facility/Equipment ​$ 3,793.00
​UST Remodel/Retrofit ​$ 1,572.00
​New Toxic Gas Facility/Equipment ​$ 3,793.00
​Toxic Gas Remodel/Retrofit ​$ 1,572.00
PBR Closure $ 2,598.00

Note: Amounts shown are minimum charges. Plan review, consultation, and inspection time in excess of published times will be billed at the hourly rate.

Consultation/Inspection Fee $ 346.00

STATE SURCHARGES 

California law requires that hazardous materials program agencies bill many types of hazardous materials and hazardous waste facilities for state surcharges. While HMCD includes these surcharges on its bills, all of the money is passed on to the state.

Surcharge Type

Surcharge Amount

 Cal ARP Facility

   $ 270.00

 Hazardous Materials Facility

   $ 35.00

 Underground Storage Tank

   $ 15.00 per UST

Page updated on 07/03/2012