Article 5. Fees of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 12. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 1.5. >> Article 5.

(a) The original and annual renewal fee for any license or a certificate of registration issued pursuant to this chapter shall be established by the State Fire Marshal. That fee shall not exceed the amount necessary to cover the costs incurred in the administration and enforcement of this chapter.
  (b) A penalty fee equal to 50 percent of the required annual license fee or certificate of registration fee shall be added to the fee in all cases where the fee for a renewal is not paid on or before November 1.
No special fee other than that charged for an ordinary business license shall be charged for any natural person, corporation, firm, or association, by any city, county, city and county or fire protection district, for the privilege of performing acts involving servicing, charging or testing of portable fire extinguishers.