(A) For each shipment within, into, or through the state of Ohio, at least four days prior to the date of the shipment of a material subject to division (A)(1) of section 4163.07 of the Revised Code, but not excluded by section 4905.801 of the Revised Code, a motor carrier or railroad shall pay to the commission the following:
(1) Two thousand five hundred dollars for each shipment by a motor carrier;
(2) Four thousand five hundred dollars for the first cask designated for transport by rail; and
(3) Three thousand dollars for each additional cask designated for transport by rail that is shipped by the same person or entity in the same shipment.
(B) Payments shall be made using a certified check or money order payable to "Treasurer, state of Ohio", and mailed along with all requisite forms as provided in rule 4901:2-9-04 of the Administrative Code, to the director of transportation, or public utilities commission of Ohio designee, 180 E. Broad street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-3793.
(C) If a shipment will be escorted by a state or local police agency, and a fee for that service will be charged, the motor carrier or railroad required to pay a fee under paragraph (A) of this rule shall not be required to make payment until such time as the shipment has been completed. Within four days of the completion of a shipment, the motor carrier or railroad shall pay to the commission the fee due under paragraph (A) of this rule less the actual incurred costs paid to the police agency. Should the costs exceed the amount due, the fee shall be zero.