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Fees

 

SCHEDULE OF BUILDING PERMIT FEES

 

104.1 Fees

 On all buildings, structures, additions, or alterations requiring a permit, a fee shall be paid at the time of filing application, in accordance with the following schedule. Where the valuation does not exceed $1,000.00, there shall be no fee.

 

   Total Valuation                                                        Fee

 

 $1,000.00 and less                                          No fee, unless inspection required, in which  case a $40.00 fee
                                                                                   for each inspection shall  be charged.

 $1,001.00 to $50,000.00                             $40.00 for the first $1,000 plus $8.00 for  each
                                                                                    additional thousand or fraction thereof,  to and
                                                                                    including $50,000.00.

 $50,001.00 to $100,000.00                      $432.00 for the first $50,000.00 plus $7.00 for each
                                                                                    additional thousand or fraction  thereof, to and including
                                                                                   $100,000.00.

 $100,001.00 to $1,000,000.00               $782.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus $4.00  for each
                                                                                    additional thousand or  fraction thereof, to and
                                                                                    including $1,000,000.00

 $1,000,001.00 and up                                   $4,382.00 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus  $3.00 for each
                                                                                    additional thousand or fraction thereof.

  

104.2.2 Building Permit Valuations:  The Building Official shall use the “Square Foot Building Valuation Data”, updated periodically by the International Code Council, Incorporated, to determine permit valuations.  Other cost based methods may be used as necessary to determine valuation.

 

104.2.3 Plan Review:  There shall be no fee for “in house” plan review, however, when the Building Official deems it necessary for a plan review to be performed by the International Code Council or other third party plan review service, the Plan Review fees shall be prescribed by the plan review service and said fees shall be paid by the applicant directly to the plan review service at the time of submittal.                                  

 

  

SCHEDULE OF CONTRACTOR FEES

 

 Plumbing Permit Fees

Base Fee                                                                                                   $20.00

Each plumbing fixture, floor drain or grease trap                 $  3.00

Each sanitary sewer                                                                            $  3.00

Each water heater                                                                                $  3.00

Each washing machine                                                                       $  3.00

Each dishwasher                                                                                  $  3.00

Each drinking fountain                                                                      $  3.00

Each natural gas outlet                                                                      $  5.00

 

Electrical Permit Fees

Base Fee                                                                                                $20.00

Panels (interior and exterior)                                                      $  0.10  per amp

Service (New or upgrade))                                                            $  0.20  per amp

Service Repair                                                                                     $20.00

Ranges                                                                                                    $  4.00  each

Dryer                                                                                                       $  4.00  each

Water Heater                                                                                       $  4.00  each

HVAC 220V outlets                                                                           $  4.00  each

120 volt outlets (switches, recepts, detectors, lights)         $10.00  (1-25 outlets)

                                                                                                                    $17.00  (26-50 outlets)

                                                                                                                    $23.00  (51-100 outlets)

                                                                                                                    $23.00  (plus .25 per outlet over 100)

Temporary Power Pole                                                                    $20.00

Swimming Pool (wiring to pump, panel, lights, etc)            $20.00 

Sign                                                                                                           $20.00  (plus panel fee if applicable)

Other                                                                                                        $20.00  plus valuation fee                                                      

 

Mechanical Permit Fees

Base Fee                                                                                                $20.00

Systems with both heat and air                                                   $  5.00  per ton (up to 6 tons)

                                                                                                                  $  4.00  per ton (6 to 11 tons)

                                                                                                                  $  3.00  per ton (11 Tons and over)

 

Systems with heat only                                                                    $  1.00  per kw electric

                                                                                                                   $  2.00  per 10,000 BTU gas

 

All other gas outlets                                                                           $  3.00  per outlet



MISCELLANEOUS FEES

 

Swimming Pool                                                                                    $  20.00  base fee plus valuation fee                                                                                                          
Certificate of Occupancy                                                                  $  20.00  base fee plus 25.00 inspection fee

Certificate of Completion                                                               $  20.00  base fee

Prefabricated or package home                                                    $  20.00  base fee plus 75.00 inspection fee                                            

Moved Structures                                                                               $150.00  Per structure

Erection of Signs or Billboards                                                     Less than 32 square feet no fee

                                                                                                                    $  20.00  base fee plus valuation fee if 
                                                                                                                     32 square feet or more                                                          

Demolition of building or structures                                         $  25.00  Per structure

Re-inspection Fee                                                                               $  25.00  for 3rd inspection then
                                                                                                                     $100.00  each additional inspection

All Other                                                                                                  $  20.00  base fee plus valuation fee

 

A contractor or individual will be allowed one (1) inspection and one (1) re-inspection of the same phase of work under the permit issued.  The third (3rd) inspection of the same phase or stage of work shall be Twenty-five dollars ($25).  All additional inspections for the same phase or stage of work shall be One hundred dollars ($100).  If an inspection is requested and access is not available a re-inspection fee will be charged. Failure to cancel a scheduled inspection when the project is not ready for inspection constitutes an inspection.

 

 

Belated Permits:  Any person who commences any work before obtaining the necessary permits shall be subject to a penalty of 100 percent of the usual permit fee in addition to the required permit fees. (Specified permit fee + 100% penalty).

 

Refunds:

 

The refunding policy of previously collected fees is as follows:

  • The full amount of any fee paid hereunder that was erroneously paid or collected shall be refunded.
  • If no inspections were performed, the full amount of any fee paid less a twenty-five ($25) dollar administrative fee, shall be refunded.
  • A maximum of eighty percent of any fee paid shall be refunded if a plan review has been performed or inspections made.

 

The Building Official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid, except upon written request filed no later than 60 days after the date of payment.