The caneberry certification fees are as follows:
(1) Certification application fee. The applicant must furnish all information requested on the application form furnished by the department, including, but not limited to, the crop, variety, class planted, date planted, source of seed or plants, acreage, field number, applicant's name and address, applicant's signature, and date of application. The applicant must allow the department to take plants or plant parts from any planting for inspection and testing purposes. A separate application is required for each cultivar and/or lot entered for certification. Applications must be filed with the Plant Services Program, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, Washington 98504-2560 by May 15 each year and be accompanied by the application fee of $140.00.
(2) Inspection fees. The department will conduct certification inspections at the hourly inspection rate established in chapter 16-401
WAC, plus mileage charged at a rate established by the state office of financial management. Testing fees will be charged at the rate established in chapter 16-470
WAC. Inspection and testing fees are payable upon completion of work. Billing may be arranged subject to department policies and processes.
(3) The department will remove any applicant from the certification program for failing to pay fees when due.
(4) The department will not accept applications from growers owing the department for previous fees.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.13
, 15.14, and 34.05
RCW. WSR 04-17-038, § 16-333-041, filed 8/10/04, effective 9/10/04. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.13
, 15.14, 17.24, and 34.05
RCW. WSR 03-21-166, § 16-333-041, filed 10/22/03, effective 11/22/03. Statutory Authority: Chapters 15.14
RCW. WSR 03-10-081, § 16-333-041, filed 5/6/03, effective 6/30/03. Statutory Authority: Chapter 15.14
RCW. WSR 01-11-030, § 16-333-041, filed 5/8/01, effective 6/8/01.]