§ 151.17  PERMIT FEE SCHEDULES; PERMIT VALUATIONS.
   (A)   Building permit fees.
      (1)   No permit shall be issued until the fees prescribed in this section shall have been paid.  No amendment to a permit shall be approved until the additional fee, if any, due to an increase in the estimated cost of the building or structure, shall have been paid.
      (2)   Exception: Ramps constructed with wood are not required to pay a permit fee, but are still required to have a building permit.
      (3)   All construction and remodeling:
Valuation
Fee
$1 - 1,000
$25
$1,001 - 50,000
$25 plus $6 per $1,000
$50,001 - 250,000
$325 plus $5 per $1,000 over $50,000
$250,001 - 1,000,000
$1,325 plus $4  per 1,000  over $250,000
$1,000,001 - and over
$4,325 plus $3 per 1,000 over $1,000,000
Moving:
$10 per $1,000 value
Demolition:
$10 per $1,000 cost
Signs:
$0.25 per square foot on sign areas
$25 minimum per business/ site application
100% surcharge for requests received after-the-fact.
 
   (B)   State jurisdiction.
      (1)   For all projects that the Commonwealth of Kentucky has jurisdiction over, a permit fee will only be charged to cover services provided, if any, by the City of Ashland Building Department.
      (2)   One hundred percent surcharge for requests received after construction has started.
   (C)   Plan review fees.  No permit shall be issued where a plan review is required until the fees prescribed in this section have been paid. No amendment to a permit shall be approved until the additional fee, if any, due to an increase in the plan review, shall have been paid.
   (D)   All plan review.  The city hereby adopts by reference the Plan Review Fee Schedule as established by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the 2018 Kentucky Building Code, effective January 2019.
(‘83 Code, § 151.27)  (Ord. 30-1974, passed 8-20-74; Am. Ord. 73-2008, passed 6-23-08; Am. Ord. 113-2009, passed 9-3-09; Am. Ord. 158-2018, passed 11-15-18)