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Effective May 9, 2013: On April 9, 2013 the Amador County Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance repealing Sections 7.42.050, 7.42.120, 7.42.130, and 7.42.140 of the Amador County code and added new Sections 7.42.050, 7.42.120, 7.42.130 and 7.42.140 to the Amador County Code relating to Environmental Health Department fees. The new fee structure goes into effect May 9, 2013.

  • RETAIL FOOD FACILITIES
  • WATER
  • RECREATION (Pools/Spas)
  • HOUSING & INSTITUTIONS
  • SOLID WASTE
  • LIQUID WASTE
  • WELLS
  • LAND DEVELOPMENT
  • UNIFIED PERMITS--CUPA
  • BODY ART
  • COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS
  • ADMINISTRATIVE FEES

 

RETAIL FOOD FACILITIES

BED & BREAKFAST --$168.00
RESTAURANTS
   Restaurant--1 - 20 seats --$168.00
   Restaurant--21 -50 seats --$206.00
   Restaurant--51 - 100 seats --$255.00
   Restaurant--100+ seats --$351.00
   Plus Bar additional ---$63.00
BAR only --$128.00
TEMPORARY FOOD FACILITY --$96.00 Fee reduced to $32 per facility at an event where ten or more
   faciities are planned at least fourteen days in advance.
RETAIL MARKETS
   Liquor/convenience store (prepackaged, no food prep) --$115.00
   Under 1000 sq. ft. --$159.00
   1000 - 5000 sq. ft. --$288.00
   5001 + sq. ft. --$384.00
   Each additional food prep site within market add: --$63.00
BAKERY
   Under 1000 sq. ft. --$240.00
   1000+ sq. ft. --$288.00
CATERING --$168.00
MEAT MARKET --$240.00
PRODUCE STAND --$144.00
MOBILE OR STATIONARY/MOBILE FOOD PREP UNIT --$159.00
MOBILE FOOD FACILITY --$120.00
COMMISSARY --$48.00 additional
PLAN REVIEW AND PRE-OPENING INSPECTIONS deposit equal to twice the annual permit fee. 
   Additional time to be billed at $96 per hour.
SCHOOLS
   Private School food prep kitchen --$159.00
   Private School satellite kitchen --$96.00
   Public School food prep kitchen --$255.00
   Public School satellite kitchen --$192.00
VENDING MACHINE - Potentially hazardous food --$48.00 per unit
CALCODE water system --$96.00 additional
COTTAGE FOOD OPERATION
   Class A--$55.00 for first year. No charge for subsequent years unless change of ownership or classification
   Class B --$140.00

Annual fees are reduced to 50% for those facilities opening on or after July 1. Reduced fee does not apply to businesses closing prior to July 1.

Penalty for operating without valid permit is 3 x the normal permit fee per Health & Safety Code Section 114387.


WATER*

COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM--100+ connections --$1,109.00 (15.5 hours)
COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM--25 to 99 connections --$887.00 (11.9 hours)
COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM--15 to 24 connections --$554.00 (11.5 hours)
NONTRANSIENT - NONCOMMUNITY --$720.00 (7.5 hours)
NONCOMMUNITY--without additional permitted facilities --$332.00 (8.33 hours)
NONCOMMUNITY--with additional permitted facilities --$222.00 (3.2 hours)
STATE SMALL WATER SYSTEM --$168.00 (3.2 hours)
WATER SYSTEM PLANCHECK FEE --$96.00 (1 hour minimum)

*Water Program annual fees will increase by 20% per annum until cost recovery target is reached. Hours listed reflect current average annual time demad by class of water system


HOUSING & INSTITUTIONS

DETENTION FACILITY - approximately 8 hours/year --no charge
ORGANIZED CAMP (includes non-community water system --$609.00


WELLS

INDIVIDUAL WATER SUPPLY WELL PERMIT
--$288.00
WELL DEEPENING PERMIT --$144.00
LAB FEE --$30.00 at current cost
MONITORING WELL PERMIT $211.00
SOIL BORING PERMIT (groundwater anticipated) --$96.00
GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP
   First Well --$211.00
   Additional Wells --$63.00
WELL DESTRUCTION PERMIT --$120.00
MORTGAGE INSPECTION--Water --$96.00 plus lab fee
PENALTY FOR CONSTRUCTION WITHOUT A PERMIT --$192.00 minimum 2 hours investigation, in
   additon to any other applicable fees


RECREATION

PUBLIC POOL --$144.00
EACH ADDITIONAL POOL/SPA AT SAME LOCATION --$96.00
PUBLIC SPA --$128.00
BEACH/FRESHWATER BATHING PLACE --$144.00
PRIVATE POOL SITE INSPECTION & CLEARANCE --$63.00
PUBLIC POOL PLANCHECK & CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS --$384.00 deposit--time beyond 4 hours
   to be billed at $96 per hour.


SOLID WASTE

ACTIVE LANDFILL ANNUAL FEE
   Annual Fee --$2,304.00 
   Permitting Process --$960.00 deposit--time beyond 10 hours to be billed at $96 per hour.
CLOSED LANDFILL (POST 1987) --$1,728.00
TRANSFER STATION ANNUAL FEE --$1,152.00
REFUSE TRUCK INSPECTION/LICENSE FEE --$63.00
OTHER REGULATED SOLID WASTE FACILITIES --$384.00 deposit--time beyond 4 hours per year
   to be billed at $96 per hour


LIQUID WASTE

SEPTIC TANK PUMPER --$192.00 per truck
CHEMICAL TOILET COMPANY --$128.00
SEWAGE DISPOSAL
   Septic Application with Site Investigation (New) --$240.00
   Septic Repair Application with Site Investigation --$207.00
SEPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATION
  New Construciton --$96.00
  Repair/Replacement --$63.00
SITE INVESTIGATION (SOIL PROFILES) --$144.00
PLAN REVIEW DEPOSIT --$288.00 (3 hours)
SEPTIC SYSTEM PERMIT
   Conventional --$128.00
   Non-Engineered with Pump Station --$192.00
   Engineered/Non-Alternative --$255.00
   Alternative --$576.00
   Tank Set or Destruction Only --$96.00
PERMIT RENEWAL/REACTIVATION
   Conventional --$96.00
   Engineered --$144.00
REINSPECTION --$96.00 per hour--with 1/2 hour increments
WINTER GROUNDWATER MONITORING --$192.00
CSA #6 MONITORING OF ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS --$211.00 new enrollees only
HOLDING TANK USE PERMIT --$192.00
MORTGAGE INSPECTION--Septic System --$144.00
GREYWATER SYSTEM
   Application --$77.00
   Site Investigation --$144.00
   Permit --$192.00
PENALTY FOR CONSTRUCTION WITHOUT A PERMIT --$192.00 minimum 2 hours investigation, in
   additon to any application, site review, permit or other fees


LAND DEVELOPMENT

PARCEL MAPS
   Water supply:
      Connecting to existing public water system --$6.40 per parcel
      Proposing new public water system --$12.80 per parcel
      Individual wells --$32.00 per parcel
   Sewage disposal:
      Connection to existing public sewer --$6.40 per parcel
      Proposing new public sewage system --$19.20 per parcel
      Developed parcel (on-site$19.20 per parcel
      On-site sewage systems --$256.00 per parcel. Includes application and site review for each
         undeveloped parcel.
SUBDIVISIONS --$1,000.00 deposit at the time of application to be applied against review fees. In the event the cumulative accrued charges exceed the above minimum, the county shall submit periodic billings to the applicants for costs incurred in excess of the minimum deposit required. Interest of 1.5% per accounting period (28 day cycle) compounded each accounting period shall be added to the unpaid balance due to any account which has not been paid with 28 days of the date it was billed. All fees to date must be paid current prior to consideration of the application at each state of the review process (i.e., technical advisory committee meetings, planning commission consideration, consideration by the board of supervisors, if applicable, determination by department head, if applicable, and final approval of all documents by the Board of Supervisors). In the event the actual total charges are less than the minimum deposit amount, the county shall reimburse the payer the difference between the minimum deposit and the actual total charges. Said reimbursement shall occur within 30 days after any appeals period for the project has lapsed.
ZONE CHANGE AND/OR GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT --$144.00
CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT --$192.00
CEQA REVIEW AND COMMENT
   Negative Declaration --$96.00
   EIR --$1,000.00 deposit at the time of application to be applied against review fees. If the environmental impact report is associated with a subdivison, a single $1000 deposit shall be submitted for the project and environmental document combined. In the event the cumulative accrued charges exceed the above minimum, the county shall submit periodic billings to the applicants for costs incurred in excess of the minimum deposit required. Interest of 1.5% per accounting period (28 day cycle) compounded each
accounting period shall be added to the unpaid balance due to any account which has not been paidwithin 28 days of the date it was billed. All fees to date must be paid current prior to advisory committee meetings, planning commission consideration, consideration by the Board of Supervisors, determination by department head, if applicable, and final determination of the environmental impact report. In the event the actual total charges are less than the minimum deposit amount, the county shall reimburse the payer the difference between the minimum deposit and the actual total charges. Said reimbursement shall occur with 30 days after any appeals period for the environmental document determination has lapsed.
BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS --$240.00 per parcel to be investigated. Includes sewage disposal   
   application and site investigation.


UNIFIED PERMITS--CUPA

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS BUSINESS PLAN
   Large Businesses--8+ Chemicals --$480.00
   Small Businesses--4 - 7 Chemicals --$288.00
   Fuel Storage/1 - 3 Chemicals --$144.00
   State Surcharge --$35.00 (at cost)
CAL-ARP
   Initial Review --$576.00
   Annual --$288.00
   State Surcharge --$270.00 (at cost)
UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS
   Plan check--new installation --$288.00 for up to 3 hours review and comment
   Annual fee--First Tank --$224.00
   Each Additional Tank --$128.00
   Tank or Piping Alterations:
      Plan review --$288.00 for 3 hours
      Inspections --$96.00 per hour
   Tank Closure Permit --$320.00
   Temporary Closure Permit --$224.00
   State Surcharge --$15.00 per tank (at cost)
HAZARDOUS WASTE GENERATORS
   Conditionally Exempt/ABOP --$96.00
   Small Quantity --$192.00
   Large Quantity --$384.00
ABOVEGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE
   Engineered SPCC --$340.00
   Self-certified SPCC --$125.00
   State Surcharge--$26.00 per business (at cost)


BODY ART 

FACILITY PERMIT --$160.00
INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION --$55.00


COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS

VECTOR, SOLID WASTE, HOUSING, AND OTHER NUISANCE COMPLAINTS
   Initial Investigation, First Contact, and First Follow Up Inspection --no charge
   Additional Follow Up Visits --$96.00 per hour--one hour minimum--1/2 hr increments


ADMINISTRATIVE FEES

RECORD SEARCH
   Single file or document no charge
   Multiple files/documents $6.00
OFFICE CONSULTATION (requiring more than 10 minutes) --$96.00 per hour--1/2 hr. increments
COPIES - up to 5 copies at no charge-- 11" x 17" max $0.25 per page
ADMINISTRATIVE/APPEAL HEARING --$192.00
LATE PAYMENT OF ANNUAL PERMIT FEES (90+ days) --50% of annual fee
RETURN CHECK FEE --$75.00
REPLACEMENT PERMIT --$24.00
REQUESTED INSPECTIONS NOT OTHERWISE IDENTIFIED --$96.00 per hour for staff time plus cost of
   materials and third party services.