§ 14-100. Permit fees  


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  • (a) Building permits.

    (1) For the issuance of building permits, there shall be a charge of $35.00 per square foot on all new construction and additions. This includes all under roof such as garages. For roofed unenclosed dwellings or areas such as carports, porches, etc., there will be a charge of $20.00. The fees so collected shall cover the costs of inspection of all plumbing for the improvement of real property within the town limits. While operating under an interlocal agreement with Orange County for building inspection services, the county's inspection fees shall apply, except as provided within this chapter.

    (2) Building inspector plans review fees shall be as follows:

    a. Plans for new residents .....$ 50.00

    b. Plans for new commercial .....150.00

    c. Commercial fire department fees are as follows:

    Valuation to Fee
    $    0.01 $  1,000.00 $ 30.00
    1,000.01 2,000.00 34.50
    2,000.01 3,000.00 39.00
    3,000.01 4,000.00 43.50
    4,000.01 5,000.00 48.00
    5,000.01 6,000.00 52.50
    6,000.01 7,000.00 57.00
    7,000.01 8,000.00 61.50
    8,000.01 9,000.00 66.00
    9,000.01 10,000.00 70.50
    10,000.01 11,000.00 75.00
    11,000.01 12,000.00 79.50
    12,000.01 13,000.00 84.00
    13,000.01 14,000.00 88.50
    14,000.01 15,000.00 93.00
    15,000.01 16,000.00 97.50
    16,000.01 17,000.00 102.00
    17,000.01 18,000.00 106.50
    18,000.01 19,000.00 111.00
    19,000.01 20,000.00 115.50
    20,000.01 21,000.00 120.00
    21,000.01 22,000.00 124.50
    22,000.01 23,000.00 129.00
    23,000.01 24,000.00 133.50
    24,000.01 25,000.00 138.00
    25,000.01 26,000.00 142.50
    26,000.01 27,000.00 147.00
    27,000.01 28,000.00 151.50
    28,000.01 29,000.00 156.00
    29,000.01 30,000.00 160.50
    30,000.01 31,000.00 165.00
    31,000.01 32,000.00 169.50
    32,000.01 33,000.00 174.00
    33,000.01 34,000.00 178.50
    34,000.01 35,000.00 183.00
    35,000.01 36,000.00 187.50
    36,000.01 37,000.00 192.00
    37,000.01 38,000.00 196.50
    38,000.01 39,000.00 201.00
    39,000.01 40,000.00 205.50
    40,000.01 41,000.00 210.00
    41,000.01 42,000.00 214.50
    42,000.01 43,000.00 219.00
    43,000.01 44,000.00 223.50
    44,000.01 45,000.00 228.00
    45,000.01 46,000.00 232.50
    46,000.01 47,000.00 237.00
    47,000.01 48,000.00 241.50
    48,000.01 49,000.00 246.00
    49,000.01 50,000.00 250.50
    50,000.01 51,000.00 255.00
    51,000.01 52,000.00 259.50
    52,000.01 53,000.00 264.00
    53,000.01 54,000.00 268.50
    54,000.01 55,000.00 273.00
    55,000.01 56,000.00 277.50
    56,000.01 57,000.00 282.00
    57,000.01 58,000.00 286.50
    58,000.01 59,000.00 291.00
    59,000.01 60,000.00 295.50
    60,000.01 61,000.00 300.00
    61,000.01 62,000.00 304.50
    62,000.01 63,000.00 309.00
    63,000.01 64,000.00 313.50
    64,000.01 65,000.00 318.00
    65,000.01 66,000.00 322.50
    66,000.01 67,000.00 327.00
    67,000.01 68,000.00 331.50
    68,000.01 69,000.00 336.00
    69,000.01 70,000.00 340.50
    70,000.01 71,000.00 345.00
    71,000.01 72,000.00 349.50
    72,000.01 73,000.00 354.00
    73,000.01 74,000.00 358.50
    74,000.01 75,000.00 363.00
    75,000.01 76,000.00 367.50
    76,000.01 77,000.00 372.00
    77,000.01 78,000.00 376.50
    78,000.01 79,000.00 381.00
    79,000.01 80,000.00 385.50
    80,000.01 81,000.00 390.00
    81,000.01 82,000.00 394.50
    82,000.01 83,000.00 399.00
    83,000.01 84,000.00 403.50
    84,000.01 85,000.00 408.00
    85,000.01 86,000.00 412.50
    86,000.01 87,000.00 417.00
    87,000.01 88,000.00 421.50
    88,000.01 89,000.00 426.00
    89,000.01 90,000.00 430.50
    90,000.01 91,000.00 435.00
    91,000.01 92,000.00 439.50
    92,000.01 93,000.00 444.00
    93,000.01 94,000.00 448.50
    94,000.01 95,000.00 453.00
    95,000.01 96,000.00 457.50
    96,000.01 97,000.00 462.00
    97,000.01 98,000.00 466.50
    98,000.01 99,000.00 471.00
    99,000.01 100,000.00 475.50

     

    For a valuation over $100,000.01, the fee shall be $475.00 for the first $100,000.00 plus $4.50 per thousand or fraction thereof over $100,000.00.

    (b) Plumbing. For the issuance of plumbing permits, there shall be a $38.00 flat fee with two inspections together with $2.00 per fixture fee to be paid prior to the issuance of the permit. The fees so collected shall cover the costs of inspection of all plumbing for the improvement of real property within the town limits.

    (c) For the issuance of an electrical permit for new residential service, there shall be a fee of $68.00 plus a fee for the size of service from the chart below.

    (1) 1-phase 240 volts:

    0—150 .....$ 65.00

    151—200 .....80.00

    201—400 .....100.00

    401—600 .....160.00

    601—800 .....210.00

    801—1,000 .....260.00

    Over 1,000 .....260.00

    Plus, per 1,000 .....145.00

    (2) 3-phase 208 or 240 volts:

    0—150 .....110.00

    151—200 .....145.00

    201—400 .....180.00

    401—600 .....180.00

    601—800 .....360.00

    801—1,000 .....450.00

    Over 1,000 .....450.00

    Plus, per 1,000 .....260.00

    (3) 3-phase 480 volts:

    0—150 .....215.00

    151—200 .....275.00

    201—400 .....345.00

    401—600 .....540.00

    601—800 .....700.00

    801—1,000 .....900.00

    Over 1,000 .....900.00

    Plus, per 1,000 .....540.00

    (d) For the issuance of an electrical permit for a commercial building, there shall be a fee of $68.00 plus a fee for the size of the service located in subsection (c). If the building exceeds the allowed amount of items listed below, the fee to the right of the items will be charged:

    Allowed Amount Fee
    (each)
    35 outlets (plugs and switches) ..... $0.25
    8 fixtures ..... 0.25
    1 water heater ..... 1.25
    1 dryer ..... 1.25
    1 compactor ..... 1.25
    1 outlet for window AC ..... 0.60
    1 dishwasher ..... 1.20
    1 electric range ..... 2.25
    1 microwave ..... 1.20
    1 cooktop ..... 1.20
    1 oven ..... 2.30
    2 exhaust fans ¼ hp or less ..... 0.30
    2 exhaust fans over ¼ hp to 1 hp ..... 1.20
    1 exhaust fan over 1 hp ..... 1.40

     

    (e) For the issuance of an heating and air conditioning permit for new installation, there shall be a fee from the chart below to be paid prior to the issuance of the permit. The fee so collected shall cover the cost of inspection of the installation of the heating and air conditioning for the improvement of real property within the town.

    Size
    (tons)
    Fee 

     

    Up to 3 .....$ 60.00

    3—10 .....60.00

    Plus, per ton over 3 .....12.00

    11—25 .....130.00

    Plus, per ton over 10 .....11.00

    26—50 .....260.00

    Plus, per ton over 25 .....6.00

    Over 50 .....350.00

    Plus, per ton over 50 .....5.00

    To replace a unit, flat fee .....38.00

(Ord. No. 83-6, § 3, 7-5-83; Ord. No. 86-4, §§ 1, 2, 9-9-86; Ord. No. 87-15, 11-10-87; Ord. No. 95-6, § I, attachments 1—4, 3-14-95; Ord. No. 2000-02, § 3, 3-14-00)