The provisions of this code as to the payment of fees for permits, inspections or witnessing of required system performance tests shall not apply to premises used and owned or operated by a church, corporation or association organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable or educational purposes that is qualified as an exempt organization pursuant to United States Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), provided that no part of the net earnings enures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual; and provided further, that this exemption shall apply only to such portions of the premises used by such church, corporation or association for religious, charitable or educational purposes.
Employees of the city who submit evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that they require such certificate as a condition of their continued employment with the city shall be exempt from payment of any application, written examination, practical examination and renewal fees. This fee exemption shall not include any required late renewal or fingerprinting fees. Certificate holders converting their certificate from fee-exempt to non-fee-exempt status shall be required to pay all applicable original application, written examination and practical examination fees previously waived.
Agencies of the city that require certificates to conduct the business of their agency shall be exempt from payment of certificate fees.