(Amended by Ord. No. 175,332, Eff. 8/12/03.)
(a) There shall be a surcharge equal to the greater of seven percent of the fee or $1 added to the total of all fees for which the Bureau of Engineering is responsible for collecting for services rendered for any initial application, renewal, modification or approval, pursuant to the provisions of: Article 1, 2, 2.1, 3 or 4 of this chapter; Article 2, 5, 7, 8 or 9 of Chapter I; Article 1 or 6 of Chapter IX of this Code; or Division 7, 12, 13, 19 or 22 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to the Development Services Centers Surcharge imposed pursuant to Section 61.17, or to fees imposed pursuant to the provisions of Section 61.10, 61.11, 64.11.2, 64.11.3, 64.16.1, 64.15(b) or 64.18. (Amended by Ord. No. 184,548, Eff. 12/11/16.)
(b) All monies received from this surcharge shall be deposited and maintained in the Public Works Bureau of Engineering Equipment and Training Trust Fund established pursuant to Section 5.411 of the Los Angeles Administrative Code.
(c) These monies shall be used for the provision of equipment and training for those Bureau personnel providing the engineering services for which the fees are charged. These services are not routinely provided to the general public, but are performed only upon specific request.
(d) If any provision of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity shall not affect the remaining provisions of this ordinance which can be implemented without this invalid provision, and, to this end, the provisions of this ordinance are declared severable.