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Fees

MINOR hydroelectric project of less than 100 theoretical horsepower - $1,000.

MAJOR hydroelectric project of 100 theoretical horsepower or more, an amount equal to $5,000 plus $1,000 per megawatt for each megawatt of capacity in excess of five megawatts - up to a maximum of $100,000.

Surcharge: Any applicant for a project to be sited at a location where anadromous fish or threatened or endangered species are present shall pay a surcharge of 30 percent of the total project fee. The surcharge shall be collected in conjunction with the project fee at each stage of the project review.

OAR 690-051-095 sets out four stages of the fee payment schedule for a major project.

Additional hydroelectric project on an existing water right certificate - $500.

Please contact hydroelectric program staff to verify expected fees.

For more information contact:
Mary Grainey 503-979-3512
Craig Kohanek 503-979-3185

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