|SRA Emergency Regulations Return to OAL|
|Tuesday, 10 January 2012 10:13|
Last week, the Board of Forestry and Fire Protection (BFFP) revised its draft emergency regulations for the State Responsibility Area (SRA) fee, which it had withdrawn from the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) last month. In order to address the concerns by OAL, the Board clarified how the fee will be levied on multi-unit structures, and specified what qualifies as a dwelling unit.
Prior regulations proposed a fee in excess of the statutory $150 by charging a fee for each dwelling unit with in buildings such as mobile and manufactured homes, condominiums and other similar properties. The amended fee is limited to $150 per structure.
This revision will be discussed by the BFFP on January 11 along with the authorization for staff to issue a 45-day notice for rulemaking for the permanent regulations.
To view the draft regulation of the revised SRA fee, please click here. For information on the agenda items discussed, please click here to view the full January 11 agenda.
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