Permit-Inspection Fee Schedule

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Fees

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Frequently Used Forms

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FloodPlain Administration

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Building Inspection Fee Schedule

As of July 1, 2019

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FEE CALCULATIONS
NEW CONSTRUCTION
Up to 15,000 sq. ft.
sq. ft x ICC Chart Value x .0035 = Permit Fee
15,001 sq. ft. and greater
sq. ft x ICC Chart Value x .0035 + 15001 sq. ft. or greater x ICC Chart Value x .0012 = Permit Fee
SHELL BUILDINGS
sq. ft x ICC Chart Value x .0035 - 20% = Permit Fee
UP FIT & MAJOR REMODEL
sq. ft. under roof x $60 per sq. ft. x .0045 = Permit Fee
DOCKS, DECKS, BULKHEADS, RETAINING WALLS AND PIERS
gross sq. ft. x $60 per sq. ft. x .0045 = Permit Fee
* These cost includes all trade permits. Trade contractor must still call in for permit, but no extra fee will be assessed. Failure to call in for trade permit will result in a working without permit charge of $200 fee per trade.
ADMINISTRATIVE FEES
FAILURE TO OBTAIN FINAL INSPECTIONS: $100 first offense, $100 and reported to licensing boards for additional offenses.
OCCUPYING A STRUCTURE PRIOR TO CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY: $100/day
REFUNDS: 25% of permit fee is retained if a permit is canceled before work begins. No refunds granted after work begins.
STANDARD COMMERCIAL FEES
Accessory Building less than equal to 400 sq. ft.$100.00
Accessory Building >400 sq. ft. use Commercial New Construction Formula
Building Relocation (includes trades)$375.00
Construction site office (includes trades)$300.00
Mobile sales office (includes trades)$300.00
Demolition$100.00
Appliance/Equipment Change-Out Permit (includes trades) (per appliance)$75.00
Trade permits for minor work - B, P, M, E$100.00
Facility/ALE licensing inspection$100.00
Pole signs and signs attached to building (includes trades)$125.00
Prior power to release$60.00
Roof Repair$100.00
Signs with foundations (includes trades)$200.00
Signs attached to building (trades not included)$125.00
Window replacement (additional $10/window after first window)$100.00
Working without a permit$200.00
Floodplain Development Permit$50.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy$200.00
Solar Farms (includes trades)$200.00
COMMERCIAL NON-RESIDENTIAL PLAN REVIEW
< 4000 sq. ft.$100.00
4000 sq. ft. - 15000 sq. ft.$125.00
15001 - 40000 sq. ft.$325.00
> 40000 sq. ft.$800.00
Condo/Apartment$500.00
Cell Tower$65.00
Townhomes (per unit)$65.00
RESIDENTIAL FEE CALCULATIONS
NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION
sq. ft. x ICC Chart Value x .004 = Permit Fee (Occupancy Type: R-3 Residential, one- and two-family. Construction Type: VB)
REMODEL/RENOVATION
gross sq. ft. x $60 per sq. ft. x .0045 = Permit Fee
DOCKS, DECKS, BULKHEADS, RETAINING WALLS, AND PIERS
gross sq. ft. x $60 per sq. ft. x .0045 = Permit Fee
* These fees include all trade (M, E, P) permits. Trade contractor still must call in for permit, but no fee will be assessed. Failure to call in for permit will result in a working without permit charge of $200 per trade.
STANDARD RESIDENTIAL FEES
Accessory Building less than equal to 400 sq. ft.$100.00
Accessory Building >400 sq. ft. use New Residential Construction Formula
Mobile Homes (includes all trades)$300.00
Trade permits for minor work - B, P, M, E$75.00
Appliance/Equipment Change-Out Permit (includes all trades)$60.00
Window replacement (more than $5000 - unlimited #)$75.00
Residential building relocation & modular (Includes all trades)$375.00
Prior cut on (electric or gas)$60.00
Re-inspection fee$75.00
Flood Development Permit$50.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy$100.00
RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERICAL FEES
After Hours Inspection Fee: Min. 2 hours (per hour) (Commercial and Residential)$100.00
Sub-Contractor Change$75.00
Duplicate Inspection Card Service Fee$6.00

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