(A)   Pursuant to the Arkansas Construction Industry Craft Training Act, A.C. § 6-55-101 et seq., it is the intent of the state to promote a coordinated effort between the construction industry and the  vocational and technical schools and colleges to enhance the availability and the competence of the work force supporting the industry by instituting a craft training program.
   (B)   Pursuant to A.C. § 6-55-106, the state requires a surcharge in the amount of $0.50 per each $1,000.00 of construction authorized on any nonresidential construction permit issued by any political subdivision of the state imposed to support the Arkansas Construction Industry Craft Training Program.  The maximum surcharge for any construction project permitted shall be $1,000.00.
   (C)   This surcharge is intended to be included in any charges to an applicant for a nonresidential permit and will be reflected in the application for any nonresidential permit.
   (D)   This surcharge is intended to follow A.C. § 6-55-101 et seq., and will be amended to reflect any amendment to the surcharge found in A.C. § 6-55-106 if said statute is amended.
(Ord. 2010-05-354, passed 5-4-10; Am. Ord. 2014-05-466, passed 5-6-14; Am. Ord. 2018-05-789, passed 5-1-18; Am. Ord. 2018-08-798, passed 8-6-18)