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Building Permits

New Residential (Including Modulars)
   $.15 per square foot for heated living space.
Residential Alterations/Additions/Repairs
   $.15 per square foot, $50 minimum.
Residential Accessory Structures (Garages, storage buildings, decks, fences over 6ft., etc.)
   $.15 per square foot, $25 minimum.
Residential Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, Spas
   $50 each.
Commercial-If applicant elects to obtain a permit for each unit of the structure (New & Additions Excluding Use Group A-5) 
   $.15 per square foot for the first 5,000 square feet & $.10 per square foot for additional square feet, $100 minimum.
Commercial-If applicant elects to obtain a permit for the entire structure (New & Additions Excluding Use Group A-5) 
   $.15 per square foot for the first 5,000 square feet & $.10 per square foot for additional square feet, $100   minimum.
Commercial-If applicant elects to obtain a permit for the building shell (New & Additions Excluding Use Group A-5) 
   $.08 per square foot, $75 minimum. A permit for interior build out within the shell at the rate of $.07 per square foot, $75 minimum.
Commercial (New & Additions for Use Group A-5) 
   $.02 per square foot for the first 20,000 square feet & $.01 per square foot for additional square feet, $100 minimum.
Commercial Alterations/Repairs
   $.15 per square foot for the first 5,000 square feet, $.10 per square foot for additional square feet, $50 minimum.
Commercial Swimming Pools
   $75 each.
Elevators, Escalators, Lifts
   $50 each.
Farm Buildings (New/Additions/Remodeling/Repair)
   $10 each permit. Multiple structures may be covered on the same permit for the same property.
Tanks (Above Grd. & In-Ground, including piping – Installations & Removals included)
   $50 each permit. Multiple tanks may be covered on the same permit for the same property.
Signs
   $25 each permit. Multiple signs may be covered on the same permit for the same property.
Sprinkler Systems
   $.50 per head, $25 minimum.
Demolitions
   $25 each.
Manufactured Homes (single & double wides)
   $75.
Spray Paint Booths
   $25.
Tents
   $25 each.
Telecommunications (Antennas/Towers)
   $100 each.

Electrical

Residential (New & Additions to Single Family)
   $75 each.
Residential (New & Additions to Multi-Family)
   $.02 per square foot, $75 minimum.
Modular Dwellings
   $25.
Residential (Alterations/Repairs)
   $25.
Residential Accessory Structures
   $25.
Manufactured Homes
   $25.
Commercial (New/Additions/Alterations/Repairs)
   $.02 per square foot, $75 minimum.
Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs, Spas
   $25 bonding fee & $25 equipment wiring fee.
Signs
   $25.
Temporary Electric Services (Residential & Commercial)
   $35.
Fuel Dispensing Pumps
   $5 per pump, $25 minimum.
Alarm Systems (all use groups)
   $35.
Permanent Service (Includes remeter, early service, regular service, service upgrades, & service relocations)
   $35.

Plumbing

Residential (New & Additions to Single Family)
   $75.
Residential (New & Additions to Multi Family)
   $5 per fixture, $75 minimum.
Residential (Alterations/Repairs)
   $25.
Manufactured Homes/Prefabricated Homes
   $25.
Commercial
   $5 per fixture, $75 minimum.
Water Lines (Residential/Commercial/Industrial)
   $25.
Sewer Lines (Residential/Commercial/Industrial)
   $25.

Mechanical

Residential (New & Additions to Single Family)
   $75.
Residential (New & Additions to Multi Family)
   $.02 per square foot, $75 minimum.
Residential (Alterations/Repairs)
   $25.
Manufactured/Prefabricated Homes
   $25. An additional $25 fee added if duct work is added or changed outside of the factory installation.
Commercial (New/Additions/Alterations/Repairs)
   $.02 per square foot, $75 minimum.
Gas/Oil Lines (Residential/Commercial/Industrial)
   $25.
Furnaces & Wood Stoves (Residential/Commercial/Industrial)
   $25. An additional $25 fee added if duct work is added or changed.
Range Hoods
   $50.
Hood Suppression Systems
   $50.

Misellaneous

Temporary Certificates of Occupancy (Residential-per dwelling unit)
   $50 for the initial 45-day period, increasing by $50 for each subsequent 45-day period, but in no event is the fee to exceed $200 for a 45-day period.
Temporary Certificates of Occupancy (Non-residential)
   $100 for the initial 45-day period, increasing by $100 for each subsequent 45-day period, but in no event to exceed $400 for a 45-day period.
Other inspections for which no fee is listed
   $35.
Reinspections
   $30. This fee may be charged if inspections are requested and the work is not ready, if the inspection fails  for the same violation twice, or if proper access is not made for the inspector to get to the work (e.g. door locked, ladder not available, crawlspace full of water).
Extra Sets of Plans Reviewed
   $25 per extra set.
State Levy
   2% added to each permit fee.
Erosion Agreement 
   $200 - if property zoned residential

   $500 - if property zoned agricultural

Plan Amendments (for new plans submitted that require a complete review)
   $50.
Refunds (for permit applications withdrawn or voided after processing) 
   75% of original permit fee. The state levy is not refundable. Requests for refund of erosion fees must be  made to Community Development as this fee is collected on their behalf.

Amending Permit to Add MLA - $50

Amusement Device Permits

Kiddie Rides
   $25.
Major Rides
   $35.
Spectacular Rides
   $55.

Other Amusement Devices (when inspections are performed by an outside qualified inspector)
50% less than amusement device fees listed above.

Last updated: 7/29/2011 4:49:46 PM