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Department of Development Support and Environmental Management

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BUILDING FEE SCHEDULE

Effective October 1, 2008

Fee Category

Fee


Automated Permits $112.26

Building Re-inspection Fee

$65.27

New and Additions

 

City Fire Fee

$0.02 a square foot under roof

Commercial Permits

$0.51 a square foot under roof

Residential Permit

$0.48 per square foot under roof including porches and carports

Demolition Fees

$197.12 for the demolition of any building or structure

Driveway Fee (Single Family & Mobile Home)

$82.24

Electrical Permit Fees

 
    Issuing each electrical permit
$62.66

        Each auto bake oven

$32.64

Antennas, for radio towers, etc.

 
    Each installation
$32.64

Open Electrical Work

 
For the wiring to each fixture, drop or receptive device, or to each wall switch, or pendant switch not attached to fixture, including fixtures, drops or receptive devices and switches when installed at same time as wiring $0.90

Concealed Work:

 
    For each outlet, including outlets for wall switches, flush or surface type, or for pendant switches
$0.90

Cooking and Heating Devices:

 
    For each electrical cooking and heating device consuming more than 600 watts of energy
$4.63

Diathermic

 
    For each installation
$5.87

Electric Signs

 
    (a) for each electrically illuminated sign requiring less than 1,650 watts of energy
$32.40
    (b) for each electrically illuminated sign requiring more than 1,650 watts of energy, but less than 3,350 watts
$41.77

Fans

 
    For each ceiling or breaker fan permanently attached to circuit wires
$3.42

Festoon Lights

 
    (a) for each 10 lights or fraction thereof
$1.50
    (b) for each additional 10 lights or fraction thereof
$1.50

Lighting Fixtures

 
    For each lighting fixture, including drop lights, wall or flush receptacles or other receptive devices not having soldered joints
$1.20

Motors-Motor Generators

 
    (a) for each electrical motor of three-fourths horsepower or less operating at a potential of 600 volts or less
$6.03
    (b) for each electrical motor of over three-fourths horsepower and not over 5 horsepower operating at a potential of 600 volts or less
$13.07
    (c) for each electrical motor of over 5 horsepower operating at a potential of 600 volts or less
$18.09
    (d) for each electrical motor of over 10 horsepower and not over 25 horsepower
$32.64
    (e) for each electrical motor of over 25 horsepower and not over 100 horsepower
$62.66
    (f) for each electrical motor of over 100 horsepower
$90.07

Electrical Plug Mold

$0.29 for each linear foot ($1.00 minimum)

Electrical Services

 
    (a) temporary services
$32.64
    (b) for permanent service of 200 amps or less
$15.66
    (c) for permanent service or panel of over 200 amps but not over 400 amps
$36.55
    d) for permanent service or panel of over 400 amps but not over 600 amps
$48.30
    (e) for permanent service or panel of 600 amps but not over 800 amps
$62.66
    (f) for permanent service or panel of over 800 amps add for each 100 amps or fraction thereof over 800
$6.03

Electrical Transformers

 
    (a) for each transformer where the primary potential does not exceed 600 volts
$7.44
    (b) for each transformer where the primary potential exceeds 600 volts
$14.07

Electrical Voltage Rectifiers

 
    (a) for each rectifier of 1 k.v.a. capacity
$4.63
    (b) for each rectifier of more than 1 k.v.a. But less than 5 k.v.a. capacity
$7.44
    (c) for each rectifier of more than 5 k.v.a. capacity
$14.07

Welding Machines

$9.10

X-ray

$5.10 for ea. portable X-ray
  $16.41 for each stationary X-ray installation

Gas Permit Fees

 
Issuing each gas permit
 
$73.10
Inspection of consumers gas piping at one location (including both rough and final piping inspection)
 
$73.10 for one to four outlets, inclusive, and $15.53 for each additional outlet.
Inspecting conversion burners, floor furnaces, incinerators, boilers or control heating or air conditioning units
 
$73.10 for one unit and $15.53 for each additional unit.
Inspecting vented wall furnaces and water heaters shall be $32.43 for one unit and $14.52 for each additional unit
 
$34.70 for one unit and $15.53 for each additional unit.

Industrial permits

$0.34 a square foot under roof

Mechanical Permit Fees

 
    (a) on all new buildings, the mechanical permit fee shall be
$159.26
    (b) on all existing buildings where additional mechanical work is done or replacements are made, the mechanical permit fee shall be
$79.63

Mobile Home Fees

 
For any mobile homes, including electrical permits.
* A change of electrical service to an existing mobile home shall be as covered under the electrical code.
$385.09

Moving Fees

 
For the moving of any building or structure $436.00

Moving picture projector

 
for each projector installation $32.64

Plans Check Fee, Commercial Buildings

 
$50K-$100K $74.41
$100,000.01-$500K $104.43
$500,000.01-$1mil $139.68
$1,000,000.01-$2mil $211.47
$2,000,000.01-$3mil $281.97
$3,000,000.01-$5mil $348.54
Over $5mil- $706.22

Plumbing Permit Fees

 
Issuing each plumbing permit $91.38
For each plumbing fixture, floor drain or trap (including water and drainage piping) $8.51
For each house sewer $8.51
For each house sewer having to be replaced or repaired $8.51
For each water heater and /or vent $8.51
For each gas piping system or 1 to 5 outlets $8.51
For each gas piping system of 6 or more, for installation, alteration, or repair of water piping per outlet $1.87
And/or water treating equipment $8.51
For repair or alteration of drainage or vent piping $8.51
Vacuum breakers and backflow preventers, one to five $8.51
Vacuum breakers and backflow preventers, over five, each $1.87

Remodeling and repair work, based on the valuation

 
$1.00-$2,000.00 $91.38
$2,000.01-$15K $212.78
$15,000.01-$50K $386.40 (plus $15.60/thousand for the portion over $15,000.01)
$50,000.01-$100K $998.63 (plus $14.10/thousand for that portion over $50,000.01)
$100,000.01-$500K $1644.80 (plus $7.77/thousand for that portion over $100,000.01)
$500,000.01-$1mil $5305.15 (plus $3.97/thousand for that portion over $500,000.01)

Other Fees and Charges

 

State Notice of Commencement Fee

$5.00

State Surcharge

3% of fee total, but not less than $4

Swimming Pools - In Ground

$382.48
Swimming Pools - Above Ground $78.32

Temporary Facilities Fees

$74.41 for tents or temporary facilities for revivals, carnivals, etc., for periods not to exceed 30 days

Tent show, carnivals, circuses

$74.41 for ea. service
Solar PV Systems $169.70
Solar Water Heating Systems $182.76
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The fees listed are for information purposes only, and may not necessarily constitute all review and permitting fees associated with a particular project.  Therefore, before estimating review and permit fees, please contact a DSEM Service Advisor at 606-1300 for assistance in determining what types of review will be required for your specific project in order to more accurately determine total applicable fees.