Building Permit Fees

Building Applications*

Minimum Permit Fee$40.00
Commercial Construction$.20 per sq. ft.
Residential
Useable Area Under Roof:
Mobile Homes$.12 per sq. ft.
Modular $.12 per sq. ft.
(all Site Built habitable space)$.12 per sq. ft.
Basement$.12 per sq.ft.
Unfinished, future habitable 2nd or 3rd floor$.12 per sq.ft.
Finish existing space after Certificate of Occupancy is issued $.10 sq.ft.
Decks $.10 per sq. ft.
Unattached garage, sheds, porches,$.10 per sq. ft.
Carports, storage buildings
Pole shed $.10 per sq. ft.
Remodeling, alterations, structures not listed $5.00 per $1,000, $500.00 max.
Signs $25.00 minimum; $.05 per sq. ft.
Chimney, fireplace, heaters$10.00 per $1,000
Fences, where required by Zoning Ordinance $10.00 per $1,000
Bulkheads, jetties, piers$10.00 per $1,000
Boathouses $.10 per sq. ft.
Pools $10.00 per $1,000
Relocation fee $.10 per sq. ft.
Demolition fee$25.00
Reinspection fee 1stFree/2nd $50.00/ 3rd + $100.00 ea.
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy$50.00 / 6 months
Plans Review
Residential (Site Built dwellings only)$50.00
Commercial$50.00/ 1000sf.
 
Valuation Fee (job value of $25,000 or less)$20.00
Valuation Fee (job value of $25,001 or more)$30.00
 
(*) Whenever work has begun prior to issuance of a permit, the fee shall be doubled.
Plumbing Permit Application*
Minimum Permit fee$40.00
Per fixture$5.00 each
(*) Whenever work has begun prior to issuance of a permit, the fee shall be doubled.
Mechanical Permit Application*
Minimum Permit fee$40.00
Heat pumps, furnace, etc$10.00 per $1,000
Water, oil, commercial tanks $10.00 per $1,000
(*) Whenever work has begun prior to issuance of a permit, the fee shall be doubled.
Electrical Permit Application*
Minimum Permit Fee$40.00
Service panel$.25 per amp
Electrical heat$1.00 per K.W.
Temporary pole$50.00
Reconnect fee$50.00
Relocate$50.00
Motors $2.00
Air Handler$2.00
Range$2.00
Water Heater$2.00
Other Circuits$2.00
Backup Generator$50.00
(*) Whenever work has begun prior to issuance of a permit, the fee shall be doubled.
Amusement Devices*
Kiddie$10.00
Major$20.00
Spectacular$40.00
(*) Whenever work has begun prior to issuance of a permit, the fee shall be doubled.
(**) All building department permit fees subject to state levy
 
Other Department Fees and Charges
 
Appeals to the Local Board of Building Code Appeals$250.00
 
Copies:
Comprehensive Plan $20.00
Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance $5.00
Subdivision Ordinance $5.00
Wetlands Zoning Ordinance $5.00
Zoning Ordinance $15.00
Individual copies $.25 per page
Tax Maps 40”x 28” $20.00
• Church worship facilities shall be exempt from the development and construction permit fees of this Ordinance.
• School facilities construction utilizing school maintenance personnel or volunteer labor shall be exempt from the development and construction permit fees of this Ordinance.
• Volunteer Fire and Rescue facilities construction utilizing Fire or Rescue personnel or volunteer labor shall be exempt from the development and construction permit fees of this Ordinance.
• Permit application fees are nonrefundable regardless of whether the permit application is approved, denied or withdrawn once submitted.