3745-45-02 Certification fees.

(A) Any certification issued pursuant to Chapter 3745-32 of the Administrative Code shall not be effective until the fees required by this rule are paid. Prior to the issuance of the certification, the person receiving the certification shall pay the amounts specified in the table below:

(1) Certifications for dredge or fill projects such as any dredging, fastland creation; shoreline protection such as riprap, jetties, groins, cribs, stone breakwaters, cofferdams, temporary or permanent haul roads; fills incidential to any construction activity such as pier construction, construction of outfalls, or placement of concrete shall be:


less than 500 $15

500 - 5,000 25

5,001 - 15,000 50

15,001 - 30,000 75

30,001 - 50,000 100

more than 50,000 200

(2) Certifications for bulkhead and modular breakwater placements such as sheet steel pile, concrete or timber bulkheading as the primary activity, or the placement of a modular breakwater but excluding stone bulkheads shall be fifty cents per linear foot of bulkhead or modular breakwater subject to a minimum of fifteen dollars.

(3) Certifications for bulk commodity facilities (transfer sites) for materials such as coal, sand, gravel, and grains shall be one hundred dollars.

(4) Certifications pursuant to section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act for projects such as small recreational floating boat docks, the placement of navigation or mooring buoys, piles ski ramps, and fleeting facilities shall be fifteen dollars.

(B) The total combined fee for any residential use project for which no revenue is generated shall not exceed one hundred dollars unless the total discharge of dredged or fill materials exceeds fifty thousand cubic yards, then the fee shall not exceed two hundred dollars.

(C) The total combined fee for any project other than those projects under paragraph (B) of this rule shall not exceed two hundred dollars.

(D) No fee shall be assessed if the project is to be authorized under a general permit or nationwide permit as defined in rule 3745-32-01 of the Administrative Code.

(E) Notwithstanding any other provision of this rule, no fee shall be assessed for any project constructed by an agency or department of the state of Ohio.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 9/27/2002 and 09/30/2005

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3745.11

Rule Amplifies: 3745.11

Prior Effective Dates: 9/15/1982