Air Quality Fees

Annual renewals for CESs and CTOs will be mailed to subject sources on June 30, 2020, and must be returned by July 31, 2020.

Failure to pay the full amount by July 31, 2020 will result in penalties/late fees of 5% per month, beginning on August 1.

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Certified Emission Statement (CES) Invoices - Major and Deferred Title V Sources Under 45CSR30

  • The Title V/CES Invoice fee beginning on July 1, 2020 and lasting until June 30, 2021 is $53.23 per ton of regulated air pollutant emitted.

  • Title V Major Sources will receive a pre-populated invoice based on their reported SLEIS emissions inventory information with the amount due calculated.

  • Title V Deferred Sources will also receive a pre-populated invoice based on their reported SLEIS emissions inventory information with the amount due calculated.

  • Particulate matter emissions must include both condensable and filterable emissions. For more information on condensable particulate matter, please visit the DAQ’s Emissions Inventory webpage.

  • Emissions from all sources at the facility are to be counted, including point source, fugitive, and accidental releases. Total emissions should be rounded to the nearest ton. In determining fees, actual emissions of each regulated pollutant more than 4,000 tons per year are to be reported, but fees are capped at 4,000 tons per pollutant.

  • CES fees are determined based on the greater of the following:
    • Total actual emissions (in tons) during the previous calendar year, multiplied by the current fee per ton ($53.23/ton), OR
    • The facility/source category fee from 45CSR22 as listed on the CES invoice as the minimum fee.

  • CES Invoices must be signed by a Responsible Official (as defined in 45CSR30) or a delegated authorized representative. To delegate an authorized representative, please enclose a completed Authority of Corporation Form when payment is submitted.

  • Please return the total amount due and the entire original invoice to the following address:

  • Department of Environmental Protection
    Division of Air Quality
    (TRES/RPD)
    P.O. Box 40420
    Charleston, WV 25364

    *Please note the payment mailing address. Payments MUST be sent to the PO Box listed above and not submitted directory to the DEP/DAQ headquarters office.


  • A Title V receipt cannot be issued unless DAQ receives a complete CES Invoice package consisting of the following:
    • Completed original CES Invoice – both upper and lower portions of the form
    • Signature of the Responsible Official or delegated authorized representative
    • Authority of Corporation Form if one has not been previously submitted for that authorized representative
    • Fee payment

  • Corrections to facility information can be made on the returned form or by e-mailing changes to AirQualityFees@wv.gov.

  • For change of ownership or facility name changes, click here for additional information & forms.

  • For frequently asked questions about Certified Emissions Statement Invoices click here.

Certificate to Operate (CTO) Invoices - Non-Title V Sources

  • CTO fees are determined based on the facility/source category fee from 45CSR22.

  • Please return the total amount due and lower portion (payment coupon) of the original CTO invoice to the following address:

  • Department of Environmental Protection
    Division of Air Quality
    (TRES/RPD)
    P.O. Box 40389
    Charleston, WV 25364

    *Please note the payment mailing address. Payments MUST be sent to the PO Box listed above and not submitted directly to the DEP/DAQ headquarters office.


  • Please retain the upper portion of the invoice for your records. It is no longer necessary to return the upper portion to the Division of Air Quality.

  • Corrections to facility information can be made by e-mailing changes to AirQualityFees@wv.gov.

  • For change of ownership or facility name changes, click here for additional information & forms.

Questions concerning specific invoices should be directed to the Division of Air Quality, Fee Program Coordinator at the following:

Pam Kindrick, Fee Program Coordinator
West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Division of Air Quality
601 57th St. SE
Charleston, WV 25304
Phone: (304) 926-0499 x41272
Email: AirQualityFees@wv.gov