(1) Concurrent with submittal of an application under this subchapter, the applicant shall pay the following fees:
(a) $500 for each initial, renewal, or reciprocal methamphetamine cleanup contractor certificate application; and
(b) $500 for each initial or renewal methamphetamine cleanup contractor training provider certificate application.
(2) The department shall not refund any fee except as provided in this rule. The department shall review all applicable information in evaluating refund requests.
(a) The department may refund fees unnecessarily paid by an applicant receiving an incorrect methamphetamine cleanup contractor certification or methamphetamine cleanup contractor training provider approval due to an error by the department.
(b) The director, or the director's designee, may authorize a refund of fees due to extenuating circumstances causing the methamphetamine cleanup contractor certification or methamphetamine cleanup contractor training provider to be unable to use the accreditation or permit because of, but not limited to:
(i) declaration of war or police action; or
(ii) catastrophic, major natural disaster, or any event that requires assistance from a state or federal emergency management agency.
(3) The department may request documentation from a certified methamphetamine cleanup contractor or methamphetamine cleanup contractor training provider seeking a refund under this rule.
(4) In those cases where refunds are granted, an administrative fee of 15 percent shall be retained by the department.