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Extraction Fees & Statements


SEMI-ANNUAL EXTRACTION STATEMENTS (SAES)

Domestic Statements

The 2020-1 (January 1 - June 30, 2020) SAES will be mailed in August 2020.

The 2020-1 (January 1 - June 30, 2020) SAES are due within 45 days.

Municipal & Industrial (M&I)

The 2020-1 (Janury 1 - June 30, 2020) SAES will be mailed in August 2020.

The 2020-1 (January 1 - June 01, 2020) SAES are due within 45 days.

Agricultural Statements

The 2020-1 (January 1 - July 31, 2020) SAES will be mailed in August 2020.

The 2020-1 (January 1 - July 31, 2020) SAES are due within 45 days.


REPORTING PERIODS - EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014

Municipal and Industrial (M&I) and Domestic Operators

January 1 - June 30 (Due in August)

July 1 - December 31 (Due in February)

Agricultural Operators

January 1 - July 31 (Due in September) 

What is due?

Answer: Semi-Annual Extraction Statement (SAES) and Irrigation Allowance Index (IAI) Application

August 1 - December 31 (Due in February)

What is due?

Answer: Semi-Annual Extraction Statement (SAES)

 


FEES

Extraction Charge

Effective July 1, 2014, for M&I and Domestic Operators, per Resolution No. 2014-02, the extraction fee will be $6.00 per acre-foot (AF).

Effective August 1, 2014, for Agricultural Operators, per Resolution No. 2014-02, the extraction fee will be $6.00 per acre-foot (AF).

Sustainability Fee

Effective July 1, 2020, for M&I and Domestic Operators, per Resolution No. 2019-03, the Sustainability Fee will increase from $11.00 per acre-foot (AF) to $14.00 per AF. (Note: This fee shall not be imposed on any Domestic Operator who extracts two (2) acre-feet per year or less.)

Effective August 1, 2020, for Agricultural Operators, per Resolution No. 2019-03, the Sustainability Fee will be $11.00 per acre-foot (AF) to $14.00 per AF.

Non-Metered Water Use Fee

The fee is equal to double the current groundwater extraction charge for all estimated water used. See Ordinance Code Section 3.5.1. (Effective July 1 and Aug 1, 2014, Fee = $12.00 AF)

Surcharge Rates

Tier I:     One to 25.000 AF = $1,461.00 per AF

Tier II:    25.001 AF to 99.999 AF = $1,711.00 per AF

Tier III:   100 AF or more = $1,961.00 per AF 

 Penalties

(1) Statements submitted after the due date incur a Civil Penalty of $50 a day.

(2) An Extraction Interest Charge of 1.5% is charged for every month the statement and/or payment is overdue. (Extraction charge x 1.5% x month(s) overdue)

(3) A Surcharge Late Penalty of 1.5% is charged for every month the statement and/or payment is overdue. (Surcharge x 1.5% x month(s) overdue)

(4) Any delinquent Non-Metered Water Use Fee obligations shall also be charged interest at the rate of 1.5% per month on any unpaid balances.

(5) Non-compliance with Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Subject to a Civil Penalty of $50 per day.

(6) Non-compliance with monthly extraction reporting, Subject to a Civil Penalty of $50 per day.


PAYMENT OPTIONS

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(1) Check: Please make your check payable to Fox Canyon Groundwater Managment Agency. You can mail it to or drop it off at:

Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency

800 South Victoria Avenue

Ventura, California 93009-1610

(2) Cash: Please submit your payment in person at the office (see location above).

*Note: The office is normally closed from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch. Change is not available. 

(3) Online: To pay electronically, click on the Add to Cart or Make Payment button on your submitted Semi-Annual Extraction Statement. Statements that have not been filed or have no amount due will not have this option available. The following fees will apply:

visa mastercard 1  2.359% of the total amount of the transaction