Permitting Fees

Permit Application Fees

(Effective November 28, 2011)
Facility Category New or
Modification
New or
Significant
Modification
Minor
Modification
Ownership
Change
Title V $8,900 $867 $62
Title V (PSD or NSR/NAA) $13,488 $62
Title V(PSD and NSR/NAA) $26,235 $62
Synthetic Minor $400 $50
Exclusionary Small $50 $25
Small $50 $25
Transportation $400 $50
General 50% of the otherwise applicable fee $25

Permit application fees must accompany all permit applications. Applications will not be processed without the proper application fee.

Annual Permit Fees

(Effective January 1, 2009)
Facility Category Tonnage
Factor
Basic Permit
Fee
Nonattainment
Area Added Fee
Title V $25.00
$27.50 on 1/1/2010
$30.00 on 1/1/2011
$6,500 $3,500
Synthetic Minor $1,500
Exclusionary Small $250
Small $250
Transportation $0
General 50% of the otherwise applicable fee

All facilities holding an Air Quality Permit during the Forsyth County Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30) are required to pay the applicable annual fee. Title V facilities are assessed the Basic Permit Fee as well as an emissions fee based on the most recent quality assured calendar year emissions inventory.

Facilities are also required to complete and submit a Emission Source Reduction and Recycling Activities Form (D3-3 Form) with their annual fee payment.

Asbestos Demolition/Renovation Fees

(Effective July 12, 2005)
Demoliltion None
Renovation The greater of:
  • One percent of the contract price, or
  • The total of:
    • $.10 times the square footage of non-friable asbestos containing materials (ACM) that has or will become friable plus,
    • $.20 times the square footage of friable ACM.

Applicants should refer to the Asbestos NESHAP Application/Notification Form for additional information.

Fee Payment

All fees are non-refundable and must be made by check or money order payable to: Forsyth County General Fund

Fee payments should be delivered to: Forsyth County Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection
201 North Chestnut Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Section 3Q .0200 in Chapter 3 of the Forsyth County Code contains the rules pertaining to permit fees. For more information regarding permit application fees, please contact the Environment Affairs Department.