07 NCAC 13C .0306          FEES

The following schedule of fees shall be applicable to all structures beginning August 1, 1991, the payment of which shall be prerequisite to the rights and privileges exercised pursuant to these regulations and any and all permits issued pursuant thereto.  Annual fees are due on May 1 of each year:

(1)           Each application for the construction or placement of a new structure or the complete replacement of an existing structure, or the complete replacement of a structure for which a permit has previously been issued but which structure has been destroyed or removed by any means, shall be accompanied by an application fee of sixty dollars ($60.00) which is only refundable if the application is rejected.

(2)           Applications for modifications or enlargement of an existing structure for which a valid permit is held by the applicant for modification or enlargement thereof shall be accompanied by an application fee of sixty dollars ($60.00) which shall be refundable only if the application is rejected.

(3)           Application for renewal of a permit which was otherwise valid but which has been revoked for failure to pay the annual pier renewal fee within the time provided within 60 days after the due date thereof shall be accompanied by a renewal application fee of sixty dollars ($60.00), which shall only be refundable if the application is rejected.

(4)           Transfer Fee.  Applications for a transfer of a permit to the new owner of the waterfront property or the new owner of an interest in waterfront property giving rise to the right of a permit under these regulations shall be accompanied by a transfer fee of thirty dollars ($30.00) which shall not be refundable for any reason.  This fee is not subject to being prorated and shall be paid in full without regard to the time of year at which the transfer occurred.

(5)           Application for a nonconforming use permit shall be accompanied by an application fee of one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00), which is not refundable for any reason.

(6)           Annual fees:

(a)           private structures:

(i)            piers not more than 50 feet in length ‑‑ fifteen dollars ($15.00);

(ii)           piers more than 50 feet in length but not more than 100 feet in length ‑‑ thirty dollars ($30.00);

(iii)          piers more than 100 feet in length but not more than 150 feet in length ‑‑ forty‑five dollars ($45.00);

(iv)          piers more than 150 feet in length ‑‑ sixty dollars ($60.00);

(v)           boat ramps, boat mooring buoy ‑‑ fifteen dollars ($15.00);

(b)           commercial structures:

(i)            piers not more than 225 feet in length ‑‑ seventy‑five dollars ($75.00);

(ii)           all piers more than 225 feet in length ‑‑ one hundred and fifty dollars ($150.00);

(iii)          boat ramps, boat mooring buoys ‑‑ seventy‑five dollars ($75.00);

(c)           public structures ‑‑ thirty dollars ($30.00).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-135.16;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Temporary Amendment Eff. August 12, 1991 For a Period of 180 Days to Expire on February 8, 1992;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1992; August 1, 1988;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 12C .0306 Eff. April 1, 2017.