Interim Measures For The City, Hubei Province, Levying Sewage Treatment Fees

Original Language Title: 湖北省城市污水处理费征收使用暂行办法

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(April 2, 2008 Executive meeting consideration of Hubei Province on April 29, 2008, Hubei provincial people's Government promulgated as of June 1, 2008, No. 313) first in order to standardize the collection and use of urban sewage treatment fees, ensuring centralized urban sewage treatment facilities construction, operation and maintenance, water pollution control, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on water pollution prevention and control and other provisions of laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Second article this regulation is applicable in the province within the administrative area of urban wastewater treatment fees collection, use, and manage.
    Article people's Governments above the county level shall strengthen the urban sewage treatment fee collection, use, and management leadership, accelerate the construction of urban sewage treatment facilities, and ensure the normal operation of centralized urban sewage treatment facilities, and construction and operation of centralized urban sewage treatment facilities into the target.
    Fourth provincial administrative departments in charge of construction of the province within the administrative area of the city sewage treatment fee collection and use to guide our work.
    City and county governments determine the departments responsible for urban sewage treatment work (hereinafter referred to as administrative departments of urban sewage disposal) responsible for the administration of municipal sewage treatment fee reporting, collection and use of management.
    Pricing departments at and above the County in accordance with administrative rights, responsible for urban sewage treatment fee collection standards and regulatory work.
    Above the county level responsible for urban sewage treatment fees of the financial sector allocation and supervision work.
    Above the County Environmental Protection Department is responsible for sewage treatment plants discharge water quality monitoring. Article fifth within urban planning area in the province, to centralized urban sewage treatment facilities and discharges of urban drainage pipe network of units and individuals shall pay a fee for municipal wastewater treatment.
    Pay a fee for municipal sewage treatment and discharge of waste water in accordance with accepted standards of urban centralized sewage treatment facilities, stopped paying the sewage charges. Centralized urban sewage treatment facilities in these measures refers to collecting, acceptance, processing, transportation of municipal wastewater facilities in General.
    Includes admission, urban sewage pipe network, sewage treatment plants, sewage treatment plants and sludge disposal facilities and dedicated channel devoted to sewage treatment, reservoirs, lakes, etc.
    Urban drainage pipe network is the collection and discharge of municipal wastewater and rain water piping, GOU (River) network formed by sewers, pumping stations and other facilities.
    Sixth encourages enterprises to build their own sewage treatment facilities, sewage treatment to national and local standards, and can be discharged directly to the water.
    Article seventh city built centralized urban sewage treatment facilities may initially levying sewage treatment fees, within 3 years from the date of collection, centralized urban sewage treatment facilities must be built and put into normal operation.
    Eighth municipal sewage treatment charges levied by pricing departments in accordance with the relevant provisions of the standard, according to centralized urban sewage treatment facilities and urban drainage pipe network costs, profits, taxes and the affordability of the units and individuals to develop, in accordance with the permission and approval of city water price management.
    When levying sewage treatment fees do not meet municipal wastewater treatment facilities construction, operation and maintenance may apply for urban sewage treatment fee collection standards. Nineth urban sewage treatment charges according to the monthly water consumption levy. Use of city public water supply, and water according to the water meter displays the amount of terms.
    Use self-provided water sources, installed water meters, water meter to show the value calculated not installed water meters, water according to the water intake facilities calculation of maximum flow running 24 hours a day. Article tenth of city public water supply units and individuals, municipal wastewater treatment wastewater treatment by the city administrative departments of city public water supply enterprises in the era of charged water collection.
    Urban city water supply enterprise on behalf of levy sewage charges should be accounted for separately and uniformly printed using provincial financial instruments.
    Units and individuals bring their own water, urban sewage treatment fees specified by the local government agencies using Department of finance financial bills printed collection. 11th city sewage treatment fees shall not be exempt. Difficulties cannot be paid, from the date of receiving wastewater treatment fee payment notices in the 7th, to city and county administrative departments of urban sewage disposal for application for holdover. Administrative Department for urban sewage treatment shall from the date of receipt of the application within the 7th, written decision expires no decisions, agrees.
    Urban sewage treatment fee payment period shall not exceed 3 months.
    12th municipal sewage treatment charges included in the financial management, the implementation of two lines of income and expenditure, paid in full into the financial "non-tax revenue remitted settlement", for use in centralized urban sewage treatment facilities and urban drainage pipe network construction, operation and maintenance.
    Collect fees included in the budget at the same level, specific criteria determined by the various city and county governments.
    13th article on has built and input run of city sewage concentrated processing facilities, by city, and County financial sector with environmental sector, and city sewage processing administrative competent sector and price sector, according to environmental sector provides of water emissions monitoring report and city sewage processing administrative competent sector monitoring of sewage processing volume, and price sector approved of operation costs, by months to city sewage concentrated processing facilities operation Enterprise paid city sewage processing costs.
    14th urban sewage charges is insufficient to maintain the normal operation of the centralized urban sewage treatment facilities, municipal and county administrative departments of municipal wastewater under the financial sector assessment, financial subsidy is given by the people's Governments at the corresponding level.
    15th urban sewage treatment facilities operators should accept sewage water quality monitoring and analysis of finds from discharging sub-standard sewage, may refuse to accept, and shall promptly report to the local environmental protection departments, dealt with by the Environmental Protection Department.
    16th by the centralized urban sewage treatment facilities to treat sewage, does not meet the emission standards of national and local financial authorities stop operating centralized urban sewage treatment facilities sewage treatment fees paid by enterprises, and processed by the Environmental Protection Department.
    17th article not paid city sewage processing fee of, by city sewage processing administrative competent sector ordered deadline paid, and from delay na should contributions of day up, by day added received should contributions 1 ‰ of late fees; on engaged in business activities of sewage who, can sentenced should contributions 1 time times above 3 times times following, but not over 30,000 yuan of fine; on other sewage who, can sentenced 100 Yuan above 1000 Yuan following of fine.
    Refusing to pay overdue municipal sewage treatment fees, late fees, penalties, and sewage treatment shall apply to the competent administrative Department of the city people's Court for compulsory execution.
    18th change of municipal sewage fee collection standards, by pricing departments in accordance with the People's Republic of China price shall investigate and handle the relevant provisions of the Act.
    19th article State and staff has following behavior one of of, law give administrative sanctions; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) interception, and crowding out, and misappropriated city sewage processing fee of; (ii) unauthorized approved reduction paid, and from paid, and sustained paid city sewage processing fee of; (three) on violations not law processing of; (four) abuse, and engages in, and negligence of.
                  20th these measures shall come into force on June 1, 2008.

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