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Permit Fees


The following is a summary of permit and plans review fees for common construction activities.  They are provided to answer most general fee inquiries but are not exhaustive.  Please refer to the current schedule contained in Resolution 4783 for official fees and charges for services.

Please note: the fees outlined in the resolution and below do not include State Surcharges of 3% of the Building Permit and Plans Review fees.

  • Permit Based on Valuation

    Permit fees when work authorized is based on valuation:

     $1.00 - $1,000  $45.00
     $1,001 - $10,000  $80.00
     $10,001 - $100,000  $80.00 for the first $10,000 of value plus $5.25 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
     $100,001 - $500,000  $552.50 for the first $100,000 of value plus $4.15 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000
     $500,001 - $1,000,000  $2,212.50 for the first $500,000 of value plus $1.75 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000
     $1,000,001 +  $3,087.50 for the first $1,000,000 of value plus $1.20 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof
  • Plans Review
     One and two family homes or accessory structures  $35.00 or 25% of the building permit fee, whichever is greater
     Manufactures home setup  $35.00
     Commercial and multi-family residential  $50.00 or 50% of the building permit fee, whichever is greater
  • Plumbing & Gas

    Plumbing

     One to three fixture waste connection(s)  $80.00
     Each additional fixture  $5.00
     Sewer connection  $35.00
     Sewer cap  $35.00
     Grease trap  $35.00
     Wells  $45.00
     Irrigation system  $80.00
     Solar engineering system  $45.00
     Water treatment installation  $45.00
     Mobile home installation  $45.00
     Storm sewer (first outlet)  $35.00
     Storm sewer (each additional outlet)  $5.00
     Private water systems  $45.00
     Re-inspection fee  $35.00

    Gas

     One to three outlets  $80.00
     Each additional outlet  $5.00
     Inspection of conversion burners, floor furnaces, incinerators, boilers, gas central heating or AC units  $80.00
     Each additional unit  $10.00
     Inspection of venting wall furnaces and water heaters  $45.00
     Each additional unit  $10.00
     Re-inspection fee  $35.00
  • Mechanical
     New house, duplex, or townhouse  $80.00
     New multi-family (base)  $45.00
     New multi-family (additional per unit)  $35.00
     HVAC work in existing house, duplex or townhouse  $80.00
     Boiler installation or alteration  $80.00
     Solar heat or solar recovery system  $45.00
     Commercial range hood  $80.00
     Petroleum tank installation  $80.00
     Refrigeration equipment installation  $80.00
     Commercial change out of existing equipment or installation of new equipment only (per unit)   
              Projects valued from $1.00 through $10,000.00  $80.00
              Projects valued above $10,000.00  $80.00 for the first $10,000.00 of valuation plus $5.25 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to a maximum fee of $290.00
     All other mechanical work  $45.00 or $0.03 per square foot of conditioned area, whichever is greater
     Re-inspection fee  $35.00
  • Electrical

    Residential

     New house, duplex, or townhouse  $90.00
     Single family renovation, addition or alteration  $80.00
     Single family repair  $45.00
     Multi-family (base)  $80.00
     Multi-family (additional per unit)  $45.00

    Commercial

     New construction, addition, renovation, interior finish  $80.00 or $0.03 per square foot of building area, whichever is greater
     Warehouse, storage building and shell permits  $45.00 or $0.15 per square foot of building area, whichever is greater
     Low voltage wiring  $60.00 per building up to 6 units
     Low voltage wiring (additional per unit)  $6.00

    Miscellaneous

     Trailer pedestal  $45.00
     Minor work (under 6 fixtures and 1 circuit)  $80.00
     CMO, Pool, Trailer Hookup, Temporary Power Pole, etc.  $80.00
     Re-inspection fee  $35.00
  • Signs
     Ground signs with an area of 50 square feet or less  $80.00
              Each additional square foot or fraction thereof, per square foot  $1.50
     Building signs (including wall, marquee, or awning signs) with an area of 50 square feet or less  $45.00
              Each additional square foot or fraction thereof, per square foot  $1.50
     Change in or replacement of sign face, ground or building signs  $35.00
     Temporary signs: Project announcement and construction signs  No Fee
     Plans review: Ground signs under 15 feet in height  $35.00
     Plans review: Ground signs 15 feet in height and over  $50.00
     Plans review: Building signs (any size)  $35.00
  • Roof

    Residential (shingle roofs):

     New shingle roof  $45.00 
     Re-roof of existing shingle roof (includes two inspections)  $80.00
     Additional requested inspections (each)  $35.00

    Commercial and Residential Roofs of Other Building Types:

    Calculated based on valuation.  Please see tab titled Permit Based on Valuation.

  • Demolition & Moving
     Demolition: for the demolition of any building or structure  $80.00 
     Moving: for the moving (relocation) of any building or structure  $80.00
  • Other
     Penalty fee (work commenced without permit) (first violation)  $150.00 + double permit fee
     Penalty fee (work commenced without permit) (second violation)  $300.00 + double permit fee
     Penalty fee (work commenced without permit) (third and subsequent violations)  $500.00 + double permit fee
     Registration fee: issuance or renewal for a State Registered Contractor  $25.00
     Driveway permit (single access)  $45.00
     Driveway permit (multi-access)  $65.00
     Tent permit (120 - 400 square feet)  $20.00
     Tent permit (>400 square feet)  $55.00
     Zoning compliance determination (new construction)  $20.00
     Notice of Commencement  $5.00
     Permit extension  $15.00
     Records maintenance (changes to active permits)  $20.00
     Re-inspection fee  $35.00