09.13.05.03

.03 Fees and Costs.

A. The Secretary and the design boards have agreed to average their direct and indirect costs, based on the calculation of costs performed by the Secretary in consultation with the design boards. Based on these calculations, the Board sets the following fees:

(1) License fee — $76.50;

(2) Permit fee — $100;

(3) Nonrefundable initial application fee payable in connection with:

(a) An application for permit — $35;

(b) An application for license by reciprocity — $50;

(4) Reinstatement fee — $100;

(5) Verification fee — $20;

(6) Replacement license certificate fee — $35.

B. An applicant for the appropriate licensing examination shall pay the following examination fees directly to the Board or its designee, as these fees are established by the National Council of Examiners of Engineers and Surveyors:

(1) Fundamentals of Land Surveying — $225;

(2) Principles and Practice — $250.

C. An applicant shall pay $35 to the Board or its designee in connection with the Maryland Law and Ethics Issues portion of the examination.

D. An applicant shall pay $35 to the Board or its designee in connection with the Maryland Storm Drain and Road Grade portion of the examination.

E. An applicant approved by the Board to take the appropriate licensing examination, and for whom the Board ordered appropriate examination materials, is not entitled to a refund of applicable fees paid under §B, C, or D of this regulation. An applicant who notifies the Board of the applicant's election not to take the appropriate licensing examination before the Board orders appropriate examination materials is entitled to a refund of applicable fees under §B, C, or D of this regulation.

F. An applicant for the appropriate licensing examination shall pay to the Board or its designee the testing service fee of $60 in connection with the testing services.