Final Bills, Review, Appeals and Refunds

Bill Review

You may submit a written request for an informal ADEQ review of your bill (along with written documentation of your dispute) to your program contact for the following fee types by listed deadline:

Air Quality
Final itemized bills for billable permit actions for individual air quality permits within 30 days of the date of the final bill; party may pay bill under protest (see Arizona Administrative Code (AAC) R18-2-326(G)(1)). 

Water Quality
Final bill for water quality protection fees on or before the payment due date or within 35 days of the invoice print date, whichever is greater; ADEQ written decision due within 20 working days after receipt; no appeal rights (see AAC R18-14-106).

Solid Waste
Final bills for plan review and issuance/denial of a solid waste facility plan; request must be received by ADEQ within 10 working days of the date of receipt of the final bill; party may pay the bill under protest (see AAC R18-13-703(A)).

Hazardous Waste

  • Final bill for processing and issuance/denial of hazardous waste permit or permit modification within 30 days of the date of receipt of the final bill; party may pay the bill under protest (see AAC R18-8-270(G)(7)).
  • Final bill for amendment, issuance/denial or renewal of biohazardous transporter license; request must be received by ADEQ within 10 working days of the date of receipt of the final bill (see AAC R18-13-1409(G)).