2010 Florida Statutes
Creation of fee schedules authorized.
Creation of fee schedules authorized.—
The department is authorized to establish a schedule of fees to be charged by the department or by any authorized county health department as detailed in s. 514.025 for the review of applications and plans to construct, develop, or modify a public swimming pool or bathing place, for the issuance of permits to operate such establishments, and for the review of variance applications for public swimming pools and bathing places. Fees assessed under this chapter shall be in an amount sufficient to meet the cost of carrying out the provisions of this chapter.
The fee schedule shall be: for original construction or development plan approval, not less than $275 and not more than $500; for modification of original construction, not less than $100 and not more than $150; for an initial operating permit, not less than $125 and not more than $250; and for review of variance applications, not less than $240 and not more than $400. The department shall assess the minimum fees provided in this subsection until a fee schedule is promulgated by rule of the department.
Any person or public body operating a public swimming pool or bathing place shall pay to the department an annual operating permit fee based on pool or bathing place aggregate gallonage, which shall be: up to and including 25,000 gallons, not less than $75 and not more than $125; and in excess of 25,000 gallons, not less than $160 and not more than $265, except for a pool inspected pursuant to s. 514.0115(2)(b) for which the annual fee shall be $50.
Fees collected by the department in accordance with this chapter shall be deposited into the Public Swimming Pool and Bathing Place Trust Fund for the payment of costs incurred in the administration of this chapter. Fees collected by county health departments performing functions pursuant to s. 514.025 shall be deposited into the County Health Department Trust Fund. Any fee collected under this chapter is nonrefundable.
The department may not charge any fees for services provided under this chapter other than those fees authorized in this section. However, the department shall prorate the initial annual fee for an operating permit on a half-year basis.
s. 7, ch. 78-356; s. 2, ch. 81-318; s. 9, ch. 83-230; ss. 6, 13, 14, ch. 85-173; s. 1, ch. 87-117; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 9, ch. 96-407; s. 225, ch. 97-101; s. 49, ch. 98-151.