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Chapter 3.2. California Occupational Safety and Health Regulations (CAL/OSHA)
Subchapter 2. Regulations of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health

Article 5. Boiler and Tank Permit and Inspection Fee Schedule

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§344.2. Boiler, Tank and Resale Inspection Reports and Permits to Operate.

(a) Permits to operate and Resale Permits shall be issued by the Division, a qualified city or county, or an insurance company company ,or a corporation or company that inspects only boilers and pressure vessels to be used by such company and not for resale. A qualified city or county or insurance company company or a corporation or company that inspects only boilers and pressure vessels to be used by such company and not for resale, is one that employs certified inspectors, as provided for in Section 779 of the Boiler and Fired Pressure Vessel Safety Orders.

(b) Except when the permit is issued by a qualified city or county, or insurance company company that inspects only boilers and pressure vessels to be used by such company and not for resale, the Division will issue the Permit to Operate upon receipt of the Inspection reports, required by Labor Code Section 7654 and a fee $15.00 to cover the cost of processing each Permit to Operate. However, if a certified inspector employed by an insurance company or a corporation or company that inspects only boilers and pressure vessels to be used by such company and not for resale issues a Permit on behalf of the Division, a fee of $15 to cover the cost of processing the copy of the Permit to Operate shall be assessed.

(c) Whenever a person owning or having the custody, management or operation of an air tank, L.P.G. tank, or boiler fails to pay the fees required under this section within 60 days after notification, said person shall pay, in addition to the fees required under this section, a penalty fee equal to 100 percent of the fee. For the purpose of this section, the date of the invoice shall be considered the date of notification.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 6308 and 7721, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 7721, 7650, 7654 and 7680, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 11-30-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 49).

2. Amendment filed 4-16-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 16).

3. Repealer and new section filed 3-24-82; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 82, No. 13).

4. Amendment filed 8-16-88 as an emergency; operative 8-16-88 (Register 88, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 12-14-88.

5. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 11-29-88 and filed 12-29-88 (Register 89, No. 2).

6. Amendment of section heading, amendment of subsection (a) including repealer of second paragraph, and adoption of subsections (b) and (c) filed 11-22-91 as an emergency; operative 11-22-91 (Register 92, No. 7). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 3-23-91 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

7. Amendment of section heading, amendment of subsection (a) including repealer of second paragraph, and adoption of subsections (b) and (c) refiled 4-29-92 as an emergency; operative 4-29-92 (Register 92, No. 18). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 8-28-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

8. Certificate of Compliance as to 4-29-92 order transmitted to OAL 6-4-92 and filed 6-4-92 (Register 92, No. 23).

9. Amendment of subsections (a) and (b) and Note filed 8-2-96; operative 9-1-96 (Register 96, No. 31).

10. Amendment of subsections (a), (c)(1) and (c)(2) filed 6-19-2000 as an emergency; operative 6-19-2000 (Register 2000, No. 25). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-17-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

11. Certificate of Compliance as to 6-19-2000 order, including further amendment of subsections (a)-(b), transmitted to OAL 8-28-2000 and filed 10-2-2000 (Register 2000, No. 40).


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