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Timeframes and Fees

On August 14, 2019, the Indiana Environmental Rules Board affirmed a decision by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Commissioner to increase the Office of Air Quality (OAQ) Title V program fees by 27%. IDEM presented the following report to the Board on August 14, 2019, demonstrating the need for increases to the Title V program fees:

Title V program fees include all fees from Part 70 sources under 326 IAC 2-7, FESOP sources under 326 IAC 2-8, and SSOA sources under 326 IAC 2-9. Increases to annual fees for these sources will be reflected on the annual fee invoice to be sent out in January 2020. Increases to other Title V program fees will be applied to applications postmarked on and after October 1, 2019. A rulemaking is in process to update the Title V program fees in 326 IAC 2-1.1-7.

Fees associated with other sources in the state (MSOP, Registrations, Exemptions, Permit by Rule (PBR)) are not affected by this action and will not change.

The table reflects the Title V Program fees increases approved by the Indiana Environmental Rules Board on August 14, 2019.

Permitting Timeframes and Fees
Permit Type & Subtype Statutory Deadline* Public Notice Proposed to U.S. EPA Base Application Fees
Title V Program
New Source Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes Yes $5,556
New Source Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes Yes $9,525
Significant Source Modification Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes No $5,556
Significant Source Modification Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes No $9,525
Minor Source Modification 45 days No No $793
Significant Permit Modification 270 days Yes Yes None
Minor Permit Modification 90 days Yes Yes None
Administrative Amendment 60 days No No None
Title V EUSGU Notification NA No No None
Renewal (operating permit only) (if construction permit also required, see Title V Source Modifications) 270 days Yes Yes None
Title V Reopening NA No No None
Title V Relocation 30 days No No None
Interim Minor Source Modification Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
No No $793
Interim Significant Source Modification Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
Yes No $793
FESOP Program
FESOP (no New Source Review) 270 days Yes No None
FESOP with Significant New Source Review 120 days Yes No $5,556
FESOP with Minor New Source Review 120 days Yes No $793
New Source FESOP Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes No $5,556
New Source FESOP Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes Yes $9,525
Significant Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes No $5,556
Significant Permit Revision Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes Yes $9,525
Minor Permit Revision 45 days No No $793
Administrative Amendment 60 days No No None
Renewal (no New Source Review) 270 days Yes No None
Renewal with Significant New Source Review 120 days Yes No $5,556
Renewal with Minor New Source Review 120 days Yes No $793
FESOP Reopening NA No No None
FESOP Relocation 30 days No No None
Interim Minor Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
No No $793
Interim Significant Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
Yes No $793
MSOP Program
MSOP (no New Source Review) 120 days Yes No $100
MSOP with Significant New Source Review 120 days Yes No $3,500
MSOP with Minor New Source Review 120 days Yes No $600
New Construction MSOP Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes No $3,500
New Construction MSOP Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes Yes $6,000
Significant Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 120 days Yes No $3,500
Significant Permit Revision Major PSD or Emission Offset 270 days Yes Yes $6,000
Minor Permit Revision 45 days No No $600
Administrative Amendment 30 days No No None
Renewal (no New Source Review) 120 days Yes No $100
Renewal with Significant New Source Review 120 days Yes No $3,500
Renewal with Minor New Source Review 120 days Yes No $600
MSOP Relocation 30 days No No $100
Interim Minor Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
No No $500
Interim Significant Permit Revision Minor PSD or Emission Offset 19 days
(see rule)
Yes No $500
Registration/Exemption
Registration 60 days No No $600
Registration Revision 45 days No No $600
Registration Administrative Amendment 30 days No No None
Registration Relocation 30 days No No $100
Interim 19 days
(see rule)
No No $500
Exemption 60 days No No $100
SSOA Program
SSOA 60 days No No $793
SSOA New Source Review 120 days Yes No $5,556
SSOA Relocation 30 days No No $158
Acid Rain Program
Acid Rain Permit NA Yes Yes None
Acid Rain Modification NA Yes Yes None
Acid Rain Administrative Amendment NA No No None
Acid Rain Renewal NA Yes Yes None
Transition **
From Title V to FESOP (no New Source Review) 270 days Yes No $1,587
From Any Permit Type to Title V (operating permit only) (if construction permit also required, see Title V Source Modifications) 270 days Yes Yes None
All other transitions Use the information for the permit type/subtype being transitioned to.
Other Approvals
Revocation - Any Permit Type NA No No None
Permit-by-Rule NA No No None
Other Application FeesTV/FESOP/SSOA All Other Approvals
Public hearing $793 $500
For each NSPS Review $793 $500
For each NESHAP Review $793 $500
For each 326 IAC 8-1-6 BACT Review $952 $600
For each 326 IAC 2-4.1 MACT Review $952 $600
PSD BACT or LAER Review
2 to 5 Review Analyses $4,762 $3,000
6 to 10 Review Analyses $9,525 $6,000
11 or more Review Analyses $15,875 $10,000
Air Quality Impact Study Review
If applicant does analysis $5,556 $3,500
Per pollutant if OAQ does analysis $9,525 $6,000
PAL
Fee per ton of allowable emissions per PAL pollutant $63 $40
Maximum combined for all PAL pollutants $63,500 $40,000

* If a public hearing is held for a permit, then an additional 45 days is added to the Statutory Deadline timeframe.

** A transition is a move from one permit type to another, based solely on a Permittee's choosing. A transition does not include physical and operational change, modification, or new construction. If a Permittee plans physical and operational change, modification, or new construction that requires a different level of permit, IDEM will issue a New Source Review/Construction Permit of the new Permit level. The deadline, Public Notice, proposal to U.S. EPA, and base fee are all determined by the New Source Review/Construction Permit.

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