Key Dates/Events for New PA Impact Fee

With the passage of the new Marcellus drilling law in Pennsylvania that establishes an impact fee, what happens next? The StateImpact website has a helpful timeline, which includes:

  • First 60 days – After the bill is signed by Gov. Corbett, counties have 60 days to enact legislation establishing a local impact fee.
  • Sept 1, 2012 – Due date for retroactive 2011 fees.
  • Jan 1, 2013 – All drillers must start posting full details of the chemicals they use on
  • Jan 31, 2013 – The Pub­lic Util­ity Com­mis­sion will set 2012 fee rates.
  • Apr 1, 2013 – 2012 fees are due.

See a full description for each of these key dates by clicking the link below.

*StateImpact (Feb 8, 2012) – What Happens Now That Pennsylvania Legislators Have Passed An Impact Fee