15.06.02.06

.06 Fee Schedule.

A. Fees shall be assessed according to the requirements in §§B—I of this regulation.

B. Persons Issued a Nursery Inspection Certificate or a Plant Dealer License.

(1) For field inspections of:

(a) 1 acre or less — $10;

(b) More than 1 acre to 5 acres — $20;

(c) More than 5 acres to 10 acres — $30;

(d) More than 10 acres — $3 for each acre or part of any acre, up to a maximum of $1,000.

(2) Nursery Inspection Certificate — $100 a year for each sales location.

(3) Plant Dealer License — $100 a year for each sales location.

C. Persons issued a Plant Broker License. Plant Broker License — $100 a year.

D. Certified Seed Potatoes.

(1) Production.

(a) Field Inspection — $4 an acre or part thereof a year.

(b) Bin Inspection — 2 cents for each 100 pounds.

(2) Imported Seed for Planting. Boxcar or Warehouse Inspection — 8 cents for each 100 pounds.

(3) Fees are due upon receipt of an invoice from the Department.

E. Trueness to Name Plant Certification.

(1) Fees — $50 per acre or part of an acre in plant production.

(2) Fees are due upon receipt of an invoice from the Department.

F. Virus-Free Plant Certification.

(1) Certification Fee. Each plant producer shall pay the Secretary the following certification fee for each acre, or part of an acre, in plant production:

(a) Strawberry plants — $50;

(b) Grapevines, fruit trees, and bramble plants — $70.

(2) Fees are due upon receipt of an invoice from the Department.

G. Miscellaneous Service Fees.

(1) Soil sample analysis:

(a) pH — $10;

(b) Fertility — $10;

(c) Pathogen — $25;

(d) Nematode — $25.

(2) Pest identification:

(a) Routine — $5;

(b) Nonroutine — $15;

(c) Urgent — $25.

(3) Equipment fumigation:

(a) Equipment pick up — $25;

(b) Equipment return — $25;

(c) Hive body/deep super — $4;

(d) Shallow super — $3.50;

(e) Miscellaneous equipment — $1.50.

(4) Phytosanitary certificates:

(a) Including travel — $25;

(b) Excluding travel — $5.

H. Other Miscellaneous Fees — up to $25 for each:

(1) Publication;

(2) Inspection;

(3) Analysis; or

(4) Sample.

I. A federal, State, or local public agency is exempt from the license and inspection fees required by this regulation.