Fees

Fees are required for certain programs and services provided by the Department of Health.

Questions may be addressed to the North Dakota Department of Health at 701.328.5188 or email AirQuality@nd.gov


Application Fee for a Permit to Construct

A filing fee of $325 must be paid for all sources requiring a Permit to Construct. The payment of the fee, in the form of a check or money order made payable to the North Dakota Department of Health, shall be submitted with the permit application.

Additionally, an application processing fee must be paid for sources when actual processing costs exceed $325. Applications requiring a major engineering analysis and/or computer dispersion modeling may result in significant costs which will be included in the fee. Itemized statements are prepared on a periodic basis (normally quarterly) and a final statement will be provided to the applicant following final action on the permit application.

Application Fee for a Permit to Operate

Title V, minor source and, synthetic Permit to Operate applications, administrative changes, revisions and renewals do not require a fee.


Annual Permit to Operate Fees

An annual permit fee shall be paid for all sources/installations operating under a Permit to Operate, except those which are exempt as designated by the Department; the annual permit fee is based on:

    1. Source classification and/or annual emissions.
    2. Costs incurred by the Department for audits of source-operated ambient monitoring networks.
    3. Costs incurred by the Department while observing source and/or performance specification testing.

Permitting & Compliance Fees

Annual Fee Schedule for Minor Sources

(True Minor, Synthetic Minor, & General)

Permit Type

Amount

True Minor $300
Synthetic Minor $300
General $300
State/Local Government fee for a Permit to Operate $0

Annual Fee Schedule for Major Sources

(Title V- for bills issued July 2017 & July 2018)

Type

Amount (2017)

Amount (2018)

Minimum fee for a Permit to Operate $622.71 $634.54
Fee for Criteria Pollutants (PM10, SO2, NOx, & VOCs) Emitted $14.95/ton1 $15.23/ton1
Fee for Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) Emitted $31.14/ton1 $31.731

1Emissions up to 4,000 tons per contaminant per source and for boilers greater than 250 MMBtu/hr.

Exemptions:

  • The rules exempt state and local government-owned facilities from fees.
  • Small Businesses under the Clean Air Act may petition for exemption from annual fees. For more information about small businesses see the Small Business Assistance Program.

Each boiler with a heat input greater than 250 MMBtu/hr will be assessed fees on an individual basis and independent of the fees associated with the rest of the installation.

Major source fee rate/ton may be increased annually based on 12-month Consumer Price Index (CPI) ending August 31 each year. Note: The August 2016 12-month CPI rate was +1.1%.

General Information Concerning the Air Pollution Control Permit Fee System (09-12)

Fees for Construction Permits, Operating Permits, and Oil & Gas Well Registrations are detailed in Chapter 33-15-23.


Oil & Gas Well Registration Fee

A filing fee of $150 must be paid for all new and amended Oil & Gas Registrations (SFN14334) The payment of the fee, in the form of a check or money order made payable to the North Dakota Department of Health, shall be submitted with the registration package.


Category

Fee

Asbestos Contractor License $150 per year
Asbestos Contractor Supervisor $50 per discipline per application
Asbestos Contractor Worker $50 per discipline per application
Asbestos Contractor Designer $50 per discipline per application
Asbestos Contractor Inspector & Air Monitor $50 per discipline per application

Schedule of Fees for 2018 Radioactive Material Licenses (PDF)


Schedule of Fees for 2019 Radioactive Material Licenses (PDF)


Records Retention Schedule (10/23/15)

Services Cost Per
Copies 25¢ Page/Side
Locating Records $25 Hour for Staff, 1st hour free.
Other TBD For other cost incurred during the records request.

Last Updated: 1/11/2018