Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-34,181

  • CELR: means a certificate issued by the department that releases the purchaser from environmental liability for contamination existing at the time of issuance of the CELR on a property from actions taken by the bureau of environmental remediation under K. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Department: means the Kansas department of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-3402
  • Property: means real property. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Purchaser: means any person who is acquiring property through purchase, foreclosure or default. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178
  • Site: means all areas and media to which environmental contamination or pollution has been released, transported or migrated. See Kansas Statutes 65-34,178

The purchaser shall submit payment to the department of a fee with the CELR application. The fee for the CELR shall be determined by the department by rules and regulations, but shall not exceed $2,000 and shall be based on the size and complexity of the site and property as determined by the department. If a CELR is not issued by the department, a refund shall be issued to the purchaser less the amount expended by the department to review and process the application.