3796:5-1-01 Fee schedules.

(A) An applicant for a license issued by the department or an applicant seeking employment with a licensee shall submit the following non-refundable application fees with the corresponding application:

(1) Level I cultivator application fee shall be twenty thousand dollars.

(2) Level II cultivator application fee shall be two thousand dollars.

(3) Processor application fee shall be ten thousand dollars.

(4) Testing laboratory application fee shall be two thousand dollars.

(5) Employee identification card application fee shall be one hundred dollars.

(B) An applicant that is awarded a provisional license by the department shall submit the following non-refundable fees at the time a certificate of operation is issued:

(1) Level I cultivator certificate of operation fee shall be one hundred eighty thousand dollars.

(2) Level II cultivator certificate of operation fee shall be eighteen thousand dollars.

(3) Processor certificate of operation fee shall be ninety thousand dollars.

(4) Testing laboratory certificate of operation fee shall be eighteen thousand dollars.

(C) A cultivator, processor, or testing laboratory awarded a certificate of operation by the department shall renew on an annual basis from the date the certificate of operation is issued and shall submit the following non-refundable fees:

(1) Level I cultivator certificate of operation renewal fee shall be two hundred thousand dollars.

(2) Level II cultivator certificate of operation renewal fee shall be twenty thousand dollars.

(3) Processor certificate of operation renewal fee shall be one hundred thousand dollars.

(4) Testing laboratory certificate of operation renewal fee shall be twenty thousand dollars.

(D) An employee that is issued an identification card shall renew every two years from the date of issuance and shall submit a non-refundable fee of one hundred dollars.

(E) A cultivator, processor, or testing laboratory that is issued a certificate of operation shall submit the following non-refundable processing fee for a change in ownership or transfer to a new location:

(1) Cultivator processing fee shall be one thousand dollars.

(2) Processor processing fee shall be one thousand dollars.

(3) Testing laboratory processing fee shall be one thousand dollars.

(F) A cultivator, processor, or testing laboratory that is issued a certificate of operation or a person possessing an employee identification card that is lost, stolen, destroyed, or otherwise misplaced shall submit the following replacement fees:

(1) Cultivator certificate of operation replacement fee shall be one hundred dollars.

(2) Processor certificate of operation replacement fee shall be one hundred dollars.

(3) Testing laboratory certificate of operation replacement fee shall be one hundred dollars.

(4) Employee identification card replacement fee shall be ten dollars.

(G) A level I cultivator that is issued a plant-only processor license shall submit a fee of five thousand dollars at the time the license is approved and the license shall renew on an annual basis from the date the license is granted. The renewal of a plant-only processor license for a level I cultivator shall be five thousand dollars.

(H) A level II cultivator that is issued a plant-only processor license shall submit a fee of five hundred dollars at the time the license is approved and the license shall renew on an annual basis from the date the license is granted. The renewal of a plant-only processor license for a level II cultivator shall be five hundred dollars.

(I) A cultivator or processor shall register each medical marijuana product with the department and pay a registration fee in accordance with the rules promulgated by the state of Ohio board of pharmacy pursuant to Chapter 3796. of the Revised Code.

(J) A cultivator, processor, or testing laboratory shall submit an advertisement for approval prior to disseminating the advertisement with a fee of one hundred dollars for every advertisement.

(K) Any fees due and payable to the department shall be submitted in the form of a certified check or money order payable to the "Treasurer, State of Ohio," or by such other means as approved by the department.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3796:5-1-01

Effective: 5/6/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/06/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 3796.03
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 3796.03