by Nick Delgado
Guam - The Department of Public Health announces new fees for the issuance of a new sanitary permit, which takes effect today, May 30, 2011. The fee increase is part of public law 31-41 and applies to all new regulated facilities. DPHSS states regulated establishments holding sanitary permits issued prior to today will be charged the 2010 fees when renewing permits this year, however all regulated establishments will be charged the new fees on June 2012.
The new fees for this year are as follows:
Type of Service for any "New" application 2010 Fee 2011 Fee
Sanitary Permit fee for 10 or more employees $135 $290
Fee for each additional employee above 10 $5 $5
Sanitary Permit fee for establishments with 1 to 9 employees: $135
May 30, 2011 to January 1, 2012 $150
January 2, 2012 to January 2, 2014 $220
Sanitary Permit fee for vending machines, per vending machine, $135 $290
for each of the first style or model of vending machine.
Fee for each additional vending machine of the same type $5 $5
Expedited same-day processing fee $50 $75
Follow-up pre-operation inspection $25 p/h $50 p/h
Expedited structural inspection $100 $150