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RENT AND ROYALTY SCHEDULE

Adopted November 22, 2005

Effective December 1, 2005

Permit Fees, Rents and Royalties
Some fees and royalties are defined by statute while others are within the discretion of the Commission.  All rents and royalties are subject to change.  Rents and royalties are due and payable only after the proposed project is approved. 

Current permit fees, which have remained unchanged since 1970, are specified in §28.2-1206.B of the Code of Virginia as the following.
Projects $10,000 or less---------------$25.00 application fee
Projects more than $10,000------------$100.00 application fee

Current dredging fees, which were last adjusted in 1982, are specified in §28.2-1206.C of the Code of Virginia as the following.
Dredging (New)------------------------$0.20 - $0.60 / yd³

RENT AND ROYALTY ASSESSMENTS
CATEGORY/ACTIVITY SUB-CATEGORYADJUSTED RANGERECOMMENDED ASSESSMENT *
Placement of FillPrivate Beach Nourishment
Riprap
Conversion of Subtidal
     Habitat to Wetlands           Timber Jetty/Groin/Boat Ramp 
Upland Creation            
        Private                                    
        Commercial                                     Industrial                                
$0 - $1.00 /ft²
$0 - $0.35 /ft²
$0 - $0.50 /ft²

$0 - $0.75 /ft²

$0.25 - $5.25 /ft²
$0.05 /ft²
0
0

$0.50 /ft²

$1.00 /ft²
$3.00 /ft²
$5.00 /ft²
Crossings            Overhead, Suspended, Trenched or Directionally Drilled$3.00 / linear ft$3.00 / linear ft
Open-Pile Structures 
Heavy Industrial/Commercial Commercial Recreational       
            Private Use Marinas
            (Dockominiums)
            Public Use Marinas
            (Marinas/Fishing Piers)

Non-Commercial Mooring (Community Piers w/o slips)
$0.35 - $3.50 /ft²

$0.30 - $2.50 / ft²

$0.20 - $1.75 / ft²


$0.10 - $1.00 / ft²
$2.00 / ft²

$1.50 / ft²

$1.00 / ft²


$0.30 / ft²
Isolated StructuresNon-Riparian Mooring                
    Buoys/Piles (Commercial)
Non-Riparian Mooring                    
    Buoys/Piles (Private)
$200.00 - $1,000.00 ea

$100.00 - $500.00 ea
$500.00 ea

$100.00 ea

* Annual rental equal to 1/10 single royalty assessment can be prescribed if the minimum single royalty assessment, not including that assessed for dredging, exceeds $5000.00 



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