3734.82 Annual fee for scrap tire recovery facility license - scrap tire management fund.

(A) The annual fee for a scrap tire recovery facility license issued under section 3734.81 of the Revised Code shall be in accordance with the following schedule:

Daily Design Annual
Input Capacity License
(Tons) Fee
1 or less $ 100
2 to 25 500
26 to 50 1,000
51 to 100 1,500
101 to 200 2,500
201 to 500 3,500
501 or more 5,500

For the purpose of determining the applicable license fee under this division, the daily design input capacity shall be the quantity of scrap tires the facility is designed to process daily as set forth in the registration certificate or permit for the facility, and any modifications to the permit, if applicable, issued under section 3734.78 of the Revised Code.

(B) The annual fee for a scrap tire monocell or monofill facility license shall be in accordance with the following schedule:

Authorized Maximum Annual
Daily Waste Receipt License
(Tons) Fee
100 or less $ 5,000
101 to 200 12,500
201 to 500 30,000
501 or more 60,000

For the purpose of determining the applicable license fee under this division, the authorized maximum daily waste receipt shall be the maximum amount of scrap tires the facility is authorized to receive daily that is established in the permit for the facility, and any modification to that permit, issued under section 3734.77 of the Revised Code.

(C)

(1) Except as otherwise provided in division (C)(2) of this section, the annual fee for a scrap tire storage facility license shall equal one thousand dollars times the number of acres on which scrap tires are to be stored at the facility during the license year, as set forth on the application for the annual license, except that the total annual license fee for any such facility shall not exceed three thousand dollars.

(2) The annual fee for a scrap tire storage facility license for a storage facility that is owned or operated by a motor vehicle salvage dealer licensed under Chapter 4738. of the Revised Code is one hundred dollars.

(D)

(1) Except as otherwise provided in division (D)(2) of this section, the annual fee for a scrap tire collection facility license is two hundred dollars.

(2) The annual fee for a scrap tire collection facility license for a collection facility that is owned or operated by a motor vehicle salvage dealer licensed under Chapter 4738. of the Revised Code is fifty dollars.

(E) Except as otherwise provided in divisions (C)(2) and (D)(2) of this section, the same fees apply to private operators and to the state and its political subdivisions and shall be paid within thirty days after the issuance of a license. The fees include the cost of licensing, all inspections, and other costs associated with the administration of the scrap tire provisions of this chapter and rules adopted under them. Each license shall specify that it is conditioned upon payment of the applicable fee to the board of health or the director of environmental protection, as appropriate, within thirty days after the issuance of the license.

(F) The board of health shall retain fifteen thousand dollars of each license fee collected by the board under division (B) of this section, or the entire amount of any such fee that is less than fifteen thousand dollars, and the entire amount of each license fee collected by the board under divisions (A), (C), and (D) of this section. The moneys retained shall be paid into a special fund, which is hereby created in each health district, and used solely to administer and enforce the scrap tire provisions of this chapter and rules adopted under them. The remainder, if any, of each license fee collected by the board under division (B) of this section shall be transmitted to the director within forty-five days after receipt of the fee.

(G) The director shall transmit the moneys received by the director from license fees collected under division (B) of this section to the treasurer of state to be credited to the scrap tire management fund, which is hereby created in the state treasury. The fund shall consist of all federal moneys received by the environmental protection agency for the scrap tire management program; all grants, gifts, and contributions made to the director for that program; and all other moneys that may be provided by law for that program. The director shall use moneys in the fund as follows:

(1) Expend amounts determined necessary by the director to implement, administer, and enforce the scrap tire provisions of this chapter and rules adopted under them;

(2) During each fiscal year, request the director of budget and management to, and the director of budget and management shall, transfer one million dollars to the scrap tire grant fund created in section 3734.822 of the Revised Code for supporting market development activities for scrap tires and synthetic rubber from tire manufacturing processes and tire recycling processes. In addition, during a fiscal year, the director of environmental protection may request the director of budget and management to, and the director of budget and management shall, transfer up to an additional five hundred thousand dollars to the scrap tire grant fund for scrap tire amnesty events and scrap tire cleanup events.

(3) After the expenditures and transfers are made under divisions (G)(1) and (2) of this section, expend the balance of the money in the scrap tire management fund remaining in each fiscal year to conduct removal actions under section 3734.85 of the Revised Code and to provide grants to boards of health under section 3734.042 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 09-05-2001