3 - Cancellations and Refunds - S Permits

Revised on 05-07-2020

CANCELLATIONS

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An S-Permit will expire after two (2) years if no work has commenced from the date of issuance, per LAMC 64.14.

In the event the permit is revoked, canceled or expires, the City shall retain a portion of the permit fee to defray administrative costs in an amount determined and adopted in the same manner as provided in LAMC Section 12.37-I.1 for establishing fees.  If the work authorized by a permit is commenced, it must be prosecuted diligently to completion.

To cancel an S-Permit, the Permittee shall contact the District Office from which the permit was issued and provide the following:

  1. Written request for cancellation or withdrawal of the S-Permit
  2. The S-Permit Number

 

REFUNDS OF SEWER FACILITIES CHARGE OR BONDED SEWER FEES


Per LAMC 64.19, a refund may be due to the Permittee for monies collected in accordance with the LAMC 64.11.2- Sewerage Facilities Charge for New Tracts, Multiple dollars graphicLAMC 64.16.1 - Sewerage Facilities Charge for Sewer Connection., and LAMC 64.18 – Bonded Sewers – Fees.  Refunds will be made only on the following conditions:

  1. Where payment was made per LAMC 64.12 and tract proceedings have expired or been abandoned, the claim must be filed within one year from the date said proceedings expired or where abandoned.
  2. Where payment was made per LAMC 64.11.2 and a refund is due because the amount paid was more than that required for the developed property pursuant to LAMC 64.11.3, the claim must be filed after and within one year from the date the property was fully developed.
  3. Where payment was made per LAMC 64.16.1 or LAMC 64.18 and a house connection permit to connect improvements to the public sewer was obtained per LAMC 64.12 and where the house connection permit expired or was cancelled and said payment is no longer required, the claim must be filed within one year from the date said permit expired or was cancelled.
  4. Where payment was made per LAMC 64.16.1 or LAMC 64.18 and no house connection permit to connect improvements to the public sewer was obtained, and said payment is not required, the claim must be filed within one year after expiration of the building permit, as such expiration is determined by Section 98.0602 of this Code.  (Amended by Ord. No. 168, 533, Eff. 3/1/93.)
  5. Where payment was made per LAMC 64.16.1 or LAMC 64.18 and no house connection permit to connect improvements to the public sewer was obtained, the time for a plan check, including any extension, pursuant to Section 98.0603 of this Code, has expired, and no payment is required the claim must be filed within one year after the date of such expiration.  (Added by Ord. No. 168, 533, Eff. 3/1/93.)
  6.  (Amended by Ord. No. 171,036, Eff. 6/6/9)  Where payment was made per Section 64.11 for a new building and later a demolition occurs on the same lot or parcel, a refund shall be allowed for the demolished building subject to the following:
    1. The demolition must occur within two years of the payment of the Sewerage Facilities Charge for the new building.
    2. The written application for refund must be made within one year of said demolition and must be accompanied by proof of demolition satisfactory to the City Engineer.

      The amount of the refund shall be the amount of monetary credit calculated per LAMC 64.16.1, Subsection (c), applicable to the demolished building at the time of sign-off of the Demolition Certificate but shall not exceed the amount of the charge which has been paid for the new building on the same lot or parcel.
  7. Former Subdiv. 6 Renumbered by Ord. No. 168, 533, Eff. 3/1/93.)   Where payment was made per LAMC 64.18 and thereafter a public sewer is constructed to serve such property and the property is assessed for the construction thereof, the claim must be filed within one year from the date notice is mailed to the last address of the owner of the land that the City Council has confirmed the final assessments for said sewer.
  8. (Former Subdiv. 7  Renumbered by Ord. No. 168, 533, Eff. 3/1/93.)  Where payment was made per any of the above sections and such amount was collected wholly or partially in error, or was in excess of that required by said sections, the claim must be filed within one year from the date the error was discovered or should have been discovered by any owner of the property for which payment was made.
  9. (Former Subdiv. 8 Renumbered by Ord. No. 168, 533, Eff. 3/1/93.)  Where payment has been made pursuant to LAMC 64.11.2or LAMC 64.16.1 subsequent to December 15, 1981, and sewage from the subject property is or will be treated in the facilities of a Los Angeles County Sanitation District, the permittee or person making such payment may apply for a refund of 85% of the fee specified in LAMC 64.11.2 or the applicable charge specified in LAMC 64.11.3. The claims must be filed within one year from the date the payment is made or within one year from the effective date of the ordinance adding Subdivision 8 to Subsection (a) of this section, whichever period is longer.  (Added by Ord. No. 157,145, Eff. 11/22/82.)
  10. Where payment was made between May 8, 1988 and June 21, 1991, per LAMC 64.16.1 or LAMC 64.18 , and the project was subsequently canceled, the claim must be filed within one year of the effective date of this ordinance.  (Added by Ord. No. 168,946, Eff. 9/2/93.)

Claim for Refund Process

BOE Staff to process the Claim for Refund per the Claim for Refund Processing Guidelines.