(1) An owner and
permittee must pay a $400 installation fee for each UST or UST compartment
installed and the general permit registration fee for each tank. This fee must
accompany the application for a UST general permit registration certificate.
The registration fee is the amount of the annual compliance fee in section (2)
of this rule applicable to the year of installation.
Each calendar year (January 1 to December
31) following installation, the owner and permittee must pay an annual
compliance fee for each UST that has not been permanently decommissioned, for
any portion of the year, according to the following schedule:
(a) $25 per tank for the years 1988, 1989,
1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993;
per tank for the years 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997;
(c) $60 per tank for the years 1998, 1999,
2000 and 2001, except that for 1998 and 1999 the fee is $35 for any permittee
that self-certifies its compliance with 1998 technical standards to
(d) $105 per tank for 2002,
which includes a $20 surcharge per tank;
(e) $85 per tank for the years 2003, 2004,
2005, 2006 and 2007; and
per tank for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and
(g) $195 per tank for
(h) $245 per tank for
(i) $295 per tank for
(j) $325 per tank for 2021
and subsequent years.
For multichambered or multicompartmented USTs, the owner and permittee must pay
the general permit registration fee and annual compliance fee for each chamber
(4) DEQ will issue
an invoice to each permittee for the annual compliance fees due for each UST
facility for each calendar year. The permittee must pay fees by the due date
listed on the invoice. DEQ will assess a $35 late fee for each invoice that is
not paid by the due date. At its discretion, DEQ may allow the permittee to
make alternative arrangements for payment.
(5) For any UST that was not permitted by May
1, 1988, or that was not permitted before installation during any year
thereafter, the owner and permittee must pay the annual compliance fee for each
calendar year or part of a calendar year since installation, except that the
total amount of fees owed will not be more than $500 per tank. These fees must
be paid before DEQ will approve a 30-day or 3-day notice to decommission the
(6) All checks or money orders
for fees must be made payable to DEQ.
Or. Admin. R.
DEQ 2-1988, f. 1-27-88,
cert. ef. 2-1-88; DEQ 20-1989(Temp), f. & cert ef. 8-1-89 (and corrected
8-3-89 ); DEQ 34-1989, f. & cert. ef. 12-14-89; DEQ 20-1990, f. & cert.
ef. 6-7-90; DEQ 7-1994, f. & cert. ef. 3-22-94; DEQ 24-1998, f. & cert.
ef. 11-2-98; DEQ 6-2003, f. & cert. ef. 2-14-03; DEQ 3-2008, f. 2-29-08,
cert. ef. 3-10-08;
188-2018, amend filed 05/14/2018, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
466.994 & 466.995
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS