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See Oregon Bulletin, October 2023
Rulemaking contact: Jason Simpson, 503-995-4054
This rulemaking is to update water quality permit fees for Chapter 340 of the Oregon Administrative Rules divisions 045 and 071. The proposed rule amendments are to increase water quality fees by three percent or less in 2023 for fiscal year 2024, as provided in ORS 468B.051. These fees apply to National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits and Water Pollution Control Facility permits.
DEQ is convening an advisory committee to review the technical issues and fiscal impacts related to the proposed rules. In convening this committee, DEQ has appointed members that reflect the range of entities that are both directly and indirectly affected by proposed changes to the rules.
Meeting 1: May 5, 2023
The comment period closed on July 21, 2023 at 4 p.m.
For more information, see the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, which includes the notice and proposed rules.
DEQ held one public hearing on July 17, 2023.
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