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Title V Fee Increase 2023

Adopted rule

Administrative Order No.: DEQ-2-2024
Filed and Effective: Jan. 25, 2024
See Oregon Bulletin, February 2024

Rulemaking contact: Graham Bates, 503-501-0138

HB 3229 authorizes an increase to the Title V base and emission fees by 43% in 2023 and an additional non-compounding 40% in 2024, to sustain the Title V program. HB 3229 as adopted, increases the Title V base fee to $12,504, and the emissions fee to $95 a ton, for the 2023 invoicing cycle. The Environmental Quality Commission adopted temporary rules to implement these fees on July 21, 2023. The temporary rules will expire Jan. 27, 2024. This rulemaking proposed to make the temporary rules permanent.

Advisory committee

Advisory committee meeting: Oct. 27, 2023

Public involvement

The comment period closed at 4 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2023.
For more information, see the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which includes the notice and proposed rules.

Public hearing 

A public hearing was held Nov. 30, 2023. 

EQC action


On July 20, 2023, the EQC adopted the Title V fee increase by temporary rule. On Jan. 24, 2024, DEQ proposed, and EQC delegated, final approval of the permanent rule to adopt the Title V fee increase to Director Feldon. Director Feldon approved adopting these rules on Jan. 25, 2024.