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					                    SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR ENCROACHMENTS
                          WITHIN COUNTY HIGHWAYS
                            (ORDINANCE CODE Section 12000 et seq.)
                                      [FY 05-06]

I. GENERAL ENCROACHMENT PERMITS
   A. Issuance Fee:                                                             $75.00
      There shall be a minimum issuance fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) charged for
      each permit issued, and an additional one-hundred-twenty-five dollars ($125.00)
      issuance fee for permits requiring an engineering review.

    B. Permit/Inspection Fees: Permit fees shall be collected in addition to the issuance fee
       as follows:
       1. Construction of Private or Subdivision related curb, gutter                 $125.00
           and/or sidewalk. (100 linear feet or less)
           Construction exceeding 100 linear feet shall be charged
           one-hundred-twenty-five dollars ($125.00) plus $0.73 per
           linear foot over 100 feet.

         2. Construction of residential driveway (each opening).                    $135.00

         3. Construction of commercial driveway (each opening).                     $235.00

         4. Asphalt or concrete highway paving (100 square feet or less).           $160.00
            Paving exceeding 100 square feet shall be charged
            one-hundred-sixty dollars ($160.00) plus $0.73 per
            square foot over 100 square feet.

         5. Use of County right of way for access to private                          $120.00
            property (swimming pools, equipment access, etc.)

         6. Tree trimming, tree removal, stump removal, stump grinding.             $135.00

             Annual blanket permit.                                                 $390.00

         7. Landscaping.                                                            $125.00

         8. Surveying and traffic counting (per year)                               $195.00

         9. Miscellaneous construction and/or use of County road right-of-way          $125.00

         10. Placing and/or relocation of power or telephone poles                    $310.00
             (blanket permit per year)
            Each permit for pole placement and/or relocation                         $ 55.00

         11. Handling and loading fruit containers on shoulders of the road           $310.00
             (per year)
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II. EXCAVATION PERMITS
    A. Issuance Fee:                                                              $75.00
       There shall be a minimum issuance fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00)
       charged for each permit issued, and an additional one-hundred-twenty-five
       dollars ($125.00) issuance fee for permits requiring an engineering review
       except as provided in Section V.

    B. Permit Fees:                                                                $310.00
       There shall be a minimum permit fee of three-hundred-ten dollars
       ($310.00) charged for each permit issued.

    C. Inspection Fees:                                                    Per Section V.
       Inspection fees for excavations shall be collected per Section V.

    D. Annual blanket permit for utility trenches not exceeding two                $775.00
       feet in width and sixty feet in length, dug at a right angle
       to the centerline of the road, or an excavation not exceeding
       thirty square feet in area.

         Each excavation permitted under blanket permit                          $135.00

III. TRANSPORTATION PERMITS
     A. Permit Fee: Truck or tractor and load exceeding legal width,
        legal length, legal height and/or legal weight as per State of
        California Vehicle code (per vehicle per trip)                            $ 16.00

    B. Annual Blanket Permit: Truck or tractor and load, maximum
       width 12 feet, maximum height (loaded) 16 feet, maximum
       total length 75 feet, weight not to exceed purple loading (per
       vehicle per year)                                                          $ 90.00

    C. Additional Charges: Special services necessitated by
       unusually large or heavy loads requiring engineering
       investigations, or other services, may be billed separately
       for each permit                                                     Case by case


IV. MOVIE, COMMERCIAL, TELEVISION FILMING AND STILL PHOTOGRAPHY
    A. Issuance Fee:                                                              $75.00
       There shall be a minimum issuance fee of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) charged for
       each permit issued, and an additional one-hundred-twenty-five dollars ($125.00)
       issuance fee for permits requiring an engineering review.
    B. Permit Fee: A filming fee shall be charged for each day                    $775.00
       (24 hours) or partial day.

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    C. Inspection Fee: There shall be an encroachment permit                                  $70.00
       inspector present at all times during filming on County
       road rights-of-way. The permittee shall pay to the County
       the actual costs of providing the inspector, which is currently
       $70.00 per hour.
       A minimum of four hours are charged.
       (Note: In addition to hourly rate, 2 hours of travel time are
       charged at $70.00 per hour)
       NOTE: 4 hours of travel time are charged for Lockwood
       Valley area.

    D. Mileage Fee: There shall be a mileage fee charged per trip to
       film area of $0.37 per mile (i.e. 2 days filming in Moorpark = $55.50).


V. INSPECTION AND REVIEW FEES FOR EXCAVATIONS OR FOR ANY PROJECT
   HAVING AN IMPROVEMENT COST WITHIN COUNTY RIGHT OF WAY EXCEEDING
   $10,000
   For excavations or for any project in which the portion within the County right of way has
   an improvement cost greater than $10,000, the applicant shall provide a fee deposit as
   detailed below. The greater deposit amount shall prevail.


                                         Improvement
     Linear Feet            Deposit                                      Deposit
                                            Costs

 Up to 100 feet             $1000     Up to $9,999          $1000 Security Deposit
                                                            (potentially refundable)

 101 to 1,000 feet          $1,000    $10,000 to $49,999    $1,850 + 10% of cost over
                                                            $10,000

 1,001 to 3,500             $2,500    $50,000 to $99,999    $5,580 + 5% of cost over $50,000
 feet

 3,501 to 5,000             $3,500    $100,000 to           $8,350 + 2% of cost over
 feet                                 $999,999              $100,000

 5,001 feet or              $5,000    $1,000,000 and over   $26,350 + 1% of cost over
 more                                                       $1,000,000


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The fee deposit shall be paid at the time improvement plans are submitted for plan check.
The applicant shall be responsible for actual costs incurred by the County in connection
with permit processing, plan review, and inspection. Such costs shall be determined by
application of the prevailing Adjusted Contract Service Rates for the Transportation
Department. If the actual cost for permit processing, plan review, and inspection exceeds
the total fee deposit, the applicant shall pay the actual cost to the County.

Upon completion and final inspection of the improvements, any fee deposit balance
remaining after deducting actual costs incurred by the County shall be refunded to
permittee. In the event actual costs exceed the fee deposit, the applicant shall pay the
balance due within 30 days upon receipt of an invoice from the County.


VI. EMERGENCY "CALL OUTS"
    The minimum charge for an emergency "call out" shall be based upon a minimum time
    of four hours per employee used regardless of the actual time involved. Emergency
    "call outs" for the purposes of this resolution shall be defined as providing labor and/or
    equipment at times other than normal Transportation Department working hours.


VII. ISSUANCE FEE EXEMPTION
    The following shall be exempt from paying the issuance fee: the United States, the
    State, all Departments of the County, any municipal corporation, any school district, and
    any special district organized under State law (Ventura County Encroachment
    Ordinance, Section 12218).

    All of the above may be subject to Permit/Inspection fees, at the discretion of the Road
    Commissioner or his designee.


VIII. TIME EXTENSION FEE
    A seventy-five dollars ($75.00) time extension fee will be charged for each permit
    extension beyond the expiration date.




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