Well Management Fees - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Fees
Well Management Program

Effective July 1, 2017

Mailing Address (with fee payment)

Minnesota Department of Health
Well Management Section
P.O. Box 64502
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0502

Additional address information.

Fee Schedule

Note: The fees listed below are effective as of July 1, 2017.

State fees for well construction notifications, well sealing notifications, variance requests, permits, licenses, rig/hoist registrations, and well disclosures are collected by the Minnesota Department of Health Well Management Section. The fee schedule (authorized under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I) is as follows:

Well Construction Notifications Fee
Water-Supply Well $275
Dewatering Well $275
Dewater Project (5 or more wells) $1,375
Environmental Well $275
Environmental Well Site $275
Exploratory Boring $275

 

Construction Permits Fee
Bored Geothermal Heat Exchanger
- Heating/Cooling Capacity < 10 Tons
- Heating/Cooling Capacity 10 to 50 Tons
- Heating/Cooling Capacity > 50 Tons

$275
$515
$740
Elevator Boring $275
Groundwater Thermal Exchange Device
(Heat Pump with Injection Well)

$275

 

Maintenance Permits Fee
Water-Supply Well $175
Dewatering Well $175
Dewatering Project (5 or more Dewatering Wells) $875
Environmental Well $175
Environmental Well Site $175
Environmental Well (Government-owned) $0

 

Well Sealing Notification Fee
Water-Supply Well, Dewatering Well, or Environmental Well $75
Temporary Environmental Well Site $75

 

Variance Fee
Variance $275

 

License Fees Fee
Qualification Application $75
Late Fee
(Company License and Responsible Individual-Explorer Only)
$75
Elevator Boring Contractor (Company Original and Renewal) $75
Environmental Well Contractor (Company Original and Renewal) $75
Explorer Company (Company Original and Renewal) $75
Explorer Responsible Individual Certification Renewal $75
Limited Well/Boring Contractor (Company Original and Renewal)
- Bored Geothermal Contractor
- Dewatering Well Contractor
- Pitless-Pump Contractor
- Well Sealing Contractor
$75
Well Contractor (Original and Renewal) $250
Representative Certification (Renewal) $75
Hoist/Drilling Machine Registration $75

 

Well Disclosure Certificate (Paid to the County Recorder.) Fee
Well Disclosure Certificate $50

Fees Required

Permits and variance requests will not be reviewed and notifications and licenses will not be valid until sufficient funds have been submitted to MDH. The county recorder will not accept submittal of well disclosure certificates without the appropriate fee. Federal government agencies are exempt from fee payments, but must comply with all other license, notification, and permit requirements.

Delegated Well Programs

Well fees in jurisdictions of delegated well programs are established by the delegated program. Contractors should check with the delegated program for fee amounts and any other administrative requirements.

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Questions?
Contact the MDH Well Management Section
651-201-4600 or 800-383-9808
health.wells@state.mn.us

Minnesota Department of Health
Updated Thursday, July 06, 2017 at 08:55AM