Section 9-17-106


Published: 2015

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Section 9-17-106

Section 9-17-106Permit fees; reports and payment of fees by certain end users, suppliers, permit holders; invoice cost; exemption from Section 40-12-84.

(a) Fees for Permit A and Permit B. Every applicant for a Permit A or a Permit B, at the time of issuance, shall pay to the board a fee of three hundred dollars ($300) and annually thereafter pay to the board a fee of two hundred dollars ($200). Permits and fees shall be due on October 1 and delinquent after October 31 of each year.



Every person required to renew permits and pay fees who fails to do so by the delinquent date shall incur a penalty of ten dollars ($10) for each day he or she is delinquent in complying with this section, and the penalty shall be paid to the board before the issuance of the permit. Delinquency shall be determined by the United States Postal Service postmark when the date on the postmark falls on a later date than the delinquent date.



(b) Fees for Permit B-1. Every applicant at the time of issuance, shall pay to the board a fee of one hundred dollars ($100) and annually thereafter pay to the board a fee of one hundred dollars ($100). The permits and fees shall be due on October 1 and delinquent after October 31 of each year.



Every person who is required to renew permits and who fails to pay the fees by the delinquent date, shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for the delinquency and submits payment of the regular fee of one hundred dollars ($100) plus a penalty of fifty dollars ($50). The fees and penalties shall be paid to the board before the permit shall be reissued. Delinquency shall be determined by the United States Postal Service postmark when the date on the postmark falls on a later date than the delinquent date. After a permit has been cancelled for six months, the permit shall be applied for in the manner previously set by the board.



(c) Fees for Permit C. Every applicant for a Permit C shall at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and annually thereafter, pay to the board a permit fee of fifty dollars ($50). The permit and fees shall be due January 1 and delinquent after January 31 of each year.



Every person required to renew a permit and who fails to do so by the delinquent date shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for delinquency and submits payment of the regular fee of fifty dollars ($50) and penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25). After six months the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board.



(d) Fees for Permit C-1. Every applicant for a Permit C-1 shall, at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and each year subsequently, pay to the board a permit fee of fifty dollars ($50). The permit and fees shall be due January 1 and delinquent after January 31 of each year.



Every person required to renew a permit, and who fails to do so by the delinquent date, shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for the delinquency and submits payment of the regular fifty dollar ($50) fee and penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25). After six months the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board.



(e) Fees for Permit C-2. Every applicant for a Permit C-2 shall, at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and each year subsequently, pay to the board a permit fee of one hundred dollars ($100). The permit and fees shall be due January 1 and delinquent after January 31 of each year.



Every person required to renew a permit, and who fails to do so by the delinquent date, shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for the delinquency and submits payment of the regular fee of one hundred dollars ($100) and a penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25). After six months, the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board.



(f) Fees for Permit D. Every applicant for a Permit D shall at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and annually thereafter, pay to the board a permit fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250). The permit and fees shall be due January 1 and delinquent after January 31 of each year.



Every person required to renew a permit and who fails to do so by the delinquent date shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for delinquency and submits payment of the regular fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250) and a penalty of fifty dollars ($50). After six months the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board.



(g) Fees for Permit E. Every applicant for a Permit E shall at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and annually thereafter, pay a permit fee of fifty dollars ($50). The permit fees shall be due on January 1 and delinquent after January 31 of each year.



Any person required to renew a permit and who fails to do so by the delinquent date shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for delinquency and submits a payment of the regular fee and a penalty of twenty-five dollars ($25). After six months the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board.



(h) Fees for Permit F and F-1. Every applicant for a Permit F and F-1 shall at the time of issuance of the permit by the board, and annually thereafter, pay a permit fee of one hundred dollars ($100). The permit fees shall be due July 1 and delinquent after July 31 of each year. Filling stations that are owned and operated by Class A or Class B-1 permit holders are exempt from obtaining a Class F Permit.



Every person required to renew a permit and who fails to do so by the delinquent date shall have the permit automatically cancelled. The permit may be reinstated within six months if the holder can show reasonable cause for delinquency and submits payment of the regular fee of one hundred dollars ($100) and a penalty of fifty dollars ($50). After six months the person may reapply in the manner previously set by the board. Class F and F-1 permit holders shall keep records, report monthly sales of out-of-state motor fuel, and remit required fees by the twentieth of the months following the sales. Failure to make timely reports and pay required fees shall require interest and penalties to be assessed as described in Section 9-17-109.



(i) In the event that an end user located within the State of Alabama purchases or obtains liquefied petroleum gas on which the LP-gas fees required by this article have not been paid, the end user shall be required to report to the board the total gallons of any liquefied petroleum gas purchased during each period from October 1 to September 30 each year and shall pay to the board any fees that are due. All end users who purchase liquefied petroleum gas in unit quantities of 5,000 gallons or more shall furnish the board with written information concerning any purchases as may be requested by the board.



(j) Any supplier who sells liquefied petroleum gas to any marketer or any end user in the state or who delivers or causes to be delivered liquefied petroleum gas to any point in the state, shall report to the board all sales by the twentieth of the month following the month in which the sales are made. Each supplier shall add to each individual sales invoice an LP-gas fee not to exceed one-half of one cent per gallon. This fee shall be submitted to the board only once per gallon. Each supplier shall remit to the board all LP-gas fees due with the required monthly reporting form provided by the board. The board may lower or raise the LP-gas fee imposed by this article. At no time may the board raise the LP-gas fee imposed by this article above the rate of one-half of one cent per gallon.



(k) Any permit holder who purchases, sells, or otherwise exchanges liquefied petroleum gas in the State of Alabama not otherwise covered under this article shall report to the board the number of gallons purchased, sold, or exchanged by the twentieth of the month following the month such purchases, sales, or exchanges were made. The permit holder shall submit to the board any LP-gas fees due not to exceed one-half of one cent per gallon.



(l) Class A, B, B-1, C, and D permit holders who are licensed by this board to install gas piping shall be exempt from the requirement of Section 40-12-84 if they only install gas piping.

(Acts 1965, No. 220, p. 305, §7; Acts 1979, No. 79-435, p. 690, §1; Acts 1984, No. 84-293, p. 555, §1; Acts 1986, No. 86-531, p. 1029, §1; Acts 1989, No. 89-535, p. 1097, §1; Acts 1994, No. 94-211, p. 283, §2; Acts 1997, No. 97-685, p. 1361, §1; Act 2004-87, p. 111, §3; Act 2004-489, p. 916, §1; Act 2014-145, §1.)