Conditional Waivers of Waste Discharge Requirements for Low Threat Discharges
CONDITIONAL WAIVER FEES
Dischargers may be required to pay an annual fee (i.e., waste discharge permit fee) established by the State Water Resources Control Board in accordance with the potential threat to water quality a specific type of discharge may pose can be determined by whether or not there is an enrollment requirement included.
Dischargers may be required to pay an annual fee (i.e., waste discharge permit fee) established by the State Water Board in accordance with Water Code sections 13260(d)(1) and 13269(a)(4). Pursuant to Water Code section 13269(a)(4), the annual fee must be assessed in accordance with any fee schedule established by the State Water Board pursuant to Calif. Code Regs. title 23, section 2200.7.
The State Water Board fee schedule has been amended to specifically require fees for animal operations, including those regulated through a waiver. The annual fee for discharges enrolled in Waiver No. 6-Discharges from Animal Operations is based on the number of animals onsite in accordance with California Code of Regulations title 23, section 2200(c), plus any applicable surcharges. Annual fees are subject to change by regulations adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board.