(1) The Environmental Quality Commission may establish, by rule, a schedule of fees for state certification under section 401 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, PL 92-500 as amended. The commission shall not assess fees under subsections (1) and (2) of this section for activities:
(a) That have an operating permit for surface mining under ORS chapter 517;
(b) Relating to commercial sand and gravel removal operations;
(c) Involving removal of less than 500 cubic yards of material; or
(d) Involving a fill of less than two acres.
(2) As used in subsections (1) and (2) of this section, “fill” and “removal” have the meanings given in ORS 196.800.
(3) Any fees received under subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of an account of the Department of Environmental Quality and are continuously appropriated to meet the administrative expenses of the state certification program under subsections (1) and (2) of this section. [Formerly 468.068]Section: Previous 468B.025 468B.030 468B.032 468B.035 468B.040 468B.045 468B.046 468B.047 468B.048 468B.050 468B.051 468B.052 468B.053 468B.055 468B.060 Next
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