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208.01  SCHEDULE ESTABLISHED.
   The following general fee schedule is hereby established for the City:
 
(a)   Safety Department.
 
   (1)   Police.
 
      A.   Accident and insurance reports (see paragraph (e)(4)G. hereof)
 
      B.   Dogs (redemption)
$10.00
      C.   Dogs (per day boarding)
10.00
      D.   Cats (impounding)
10.00
      E.   Cats (per day boarding)
2.00
      F.   Permits for commercial and heavy vehicles:
 
         Single or round trip
5.00
         More than one round trip or for a period of time determined by the Public Works Director
20.00
      G.   Unlawful sign storage (per day or part thereof)
1.00
      H.   Emergency alarm systems
 
         1.   Residential permit fee
10.00
         2.   Business permit fee
25.00
         3.   Inspection fee
50.00
      I.   Motor vehicle, storage (per day)
5.00
      J.   Background check as required by Section 840.06(l)
15.00
      K.   Scavenger license
15.00
   (2)   Fire.
 
      A.   Copies of fire and rescue reports (see paragraph (e)(4)G. hereof)
 
      B.   Permits for fire protection and alarm systems
 
         1.   New systems
50.00
         2.   Extending or enlarging of existing systems
50.00
      C.   Transporting of hazardous materials out of the City or from one location to another within the City
$25.00
      D.   Required and discretionary permits listed in the Ohio Fire Code
 
         1.   Except for tents, air supported and other temporary structures
15.00
      E.   Emergency ambulance transport service
 
         1.   Basic life support (BLS)
500.00 per patient
         2.   Advanced life support (Level 1)
600.00 per patient
         3.   Advanced life support (Level 2)
700.00 per patient
         4.   Loaded patient transport mileage
11.00 per mile from pick-up point to hospital
         5.   EMS response without transport
No charge
         6.   Emergency Access Gate Permit
25.00
(b)   Building Department.
 
   (1)   Residential:
 
      A.   Building permits-residential.
 
         1.   Plan review
150.00
         2.   One-, two- and three-family dwelling
200.00
            Additional per 100 square feet
1.00
         3.   Occupancy permit add on
25.00
         4.   Multifamily dwellings, four or more units per building
            Building permit per building
500.00
            Plus per dwelling unit
100.00
            Occupancy permit add on per dwelling unit
25.00
         5.   Detached garage
75.00
         6.   Swimming pool
 
            In-ground
40.00
            Above-ground
20.00
         7.   Storage building, miscellaneous structure, i.e., gazebo, etc.
30.00
         8.   Decks and porches
20.00
         9.   Sidewalks (per lineal foot)
1.00
         10.   Miscellaneous building permit
20.00
         11.   Hot tubs
50.00
         12.   Waterproofing
25.00
         13.   Patios, driveway replacement
30.00
      B.   Addition or alteration permits.
 
         1.   Plan review per 100 square feet
5.00
         2.   Residential
100.00
         3.   Plus per 100 square feet.
1.00
         4.   Occupancy permit add on
25.00
      C.   Electrical permits.
 
         1.   New residential - per dwelling
75.00
            Plus per 100 square feet
2.00
         2.   Temporary service
25.00
         3.   Service change
$50.00
         4.   Miscellaneous electric
25.00
            Plus per 100 square feet
2.00
      D.   Plumbing permits.
 
         1.   New residential - per dwelling
75.00
         2.   Miscellaneous plumbing
25.00
            Plus per trap
2.00
         3.   Lawn sprinklers
50.00
      E.   HVAC permits.
 
         1.   Central heating system residential - per dwelling
50.00
         2.   Air conditioning, residential (except window types) - per dwelling
50.00
         3.   Furnace replacement, residential
50.00
         4.   Duct work
25.00
         5.   HVAC heating and air
100.00
         6.   Service charge; gas to electric
50.00
         7.   Hot water tank
25.00
      F.   Fence permits.
 
         Residential
20.00
      G.   Miscellaneous.
 
         1.   Siding permit
 
            Single-family dwelling
40.00
            Accessory building
20.00
         2.   Dish-type antennas
50.00
         3.   Eighteen-inch or less satellite dish
10.00
         4.   Demolition permits
50.00
         5.   Inspections for appraisal
50.00
         6.   General inspection
50.00
         7.   Reinspection fee
25.00
         8.   Circuses and carnivals
100.00
            Plus for electrical inspections
35.00
            Plus if inspection conducted on overtime
70.00
         9.   Moving houses
200.00
         10.   Gutters
20.00
      (2)   Commercial.
 
         A.   Commercial permit fees.
 
            1.   Commercial or industrial building -- per building
400.00
               (Floor area calculation shall include cellars, basements, and sub-basements as measured at the outside foundation dimension)
 
               Plus add on per 100 square feet
$ 2.00
               Occupancy permit add on
25.00
            2.   Commercial or industrial accessory building or miscellaneous structure per 100 square feet
25.00
         B.   Addition or alteration permits.
 
            1.   Commercial or industrial
250.00
               (Floor area calculation shall include cellars, basements, and sub-basements as measured at the outside foundation dimension)
 
                  Plus per 100 square feet
2.00
                  Occupancy permit add on
25.00
            2.   Miscellaneous alteration (minor alteration such as nonbearing partitions)
50.00
         C.   Electrical permits.
 
            1.   Commercial or industrial - per building
150.00
            2.   Plus per 100 square feet
3.00
            3.   Miscellaneous electrical (service changes or adding maximum of 2 circuits)
75.00
         D.   Plumbing permits.
 
            1.   Commercial or industrial - per building
150.00
               Plus per trap
2.00
            2.   Miscellaneous plumbing (moving existing lines, adding maximum of 2 traps)
50.00
            3.   Commercial water heater
50.00
         E.   HVAC permits.
 
            1.   Commercial or industrial HVAC system, per unit
75.00
            2.   Miscellaneous HVAC (replacement, duct work)
50.00
         F.   Fence permits, commercial or industrial.
 
            1.   Wood or wire
50.00
            2.   Masonry
50.00
         G.   Sign permits.
            1.   Non-electric50.00
               Plus per square foot0.10
            2.   Electric75.00
               Plus per square foot0.10
            3.   Temporary5.00
            4.   Temporary renewal15.00
         H.   Miscellaneous.
 
            1.   Siding
$50.00
 
 
         I.   Plan reviews - commercial and industrial.
 
            Type of plans
Processing fee
Plans examination fee/100 sq. ft. gross
            1.   Structural
275.00
$10.50
            2.   Mechanical plans (including medical gas piping)
275.00
6.50
            3.   Electrical plans
275.00
6.50
            4.   Automatic sprinkler and other fire suppression systems plans (all suppressed areas)
275.00
6.50
            5.    Industrialized unit plans
200.00
1.75
            6.   Fire alarm system
275.00
6.50 per device
         J.   Contractor registration
100.00
 
         K.   Plan Review - Commercial and Industrial resubmittals. Plan review resubmittals for any category in division (b)(2)I. shall be charged at a rate of $100.00 for each category resubmitted.
100.00
 
 
 
   (c)   Planning and Zoning.
 
      (1)   Zoning Board of Appeals fee
50.00
      (2)   Rezoning petition
75.00
      (3)   Subdivision Recreation Trust Fund200.00 per lot or dwelling unit
      (4)   Petition for change in zoning regulations10.00
      (5)   Planning Commission agenda fee, lot split50.00
      (6)   Planning Commission agenda fee, including final plats175.00
      (7)   Comprehensive Land Use Plan16.00
      (8)   Planning Commission agenda fee, conditional use permit fee200.00
      (9)   Planning Commission agenda fee, signs50.00
      (10)   Planning Commission Work Session agenda fee75.00
 
 
   (d)   Finance Department.
 
      (1)   Bicycle license
No Charge
      (2)   City Charter
3.75 each
      (3)   Copy of Income Tax Ordinance
2.00 each
      (4)   Copies of Codified Ordinances.
 
         A.   Hard-bound volumes
60.00 each
         B.   Loose-leaf volumes
50.00 each
         C.   Planning and Zoning Code
10.00 each
         D.   Regional Dwelling House Code
6.00 each
         E.   Regional Dwelling House Code supplement
4.00 each
         F.   Zoning, Street or Ward Map
2.00 each
         G.   Photocopies
 
            1.   0 - 9 copies no charge
 
            2.   Over 9 copies   black and white
0.05 per copy
                        color
0.10 per copy
            3.   No charge for copies e-mailed
 
            4.   Downloaded copies to computer disc
1.00
      (5)   Mailing Charges
 
         A.   Council agendas
10.00/year
         B.   Planning Commission agenda
6.00/year
         C.   Zoning agenda
3.00/year
         D.   Council minutes
18.00/year
         E.   Planning Commission minutes
15.00/year
         F.   Zoning minutes
6.00/year
         G.   Council committee notice
15.00/year
      (6)   Annual Mobile Food Vehicle Permit
 
         A.   For one mobile food vehicle
25.00
         B.   For each additional mobile food vehicle owned by the same person
5.00
 
 
   (e)   Recreation.
 
      (1)   Use of electricity in the area of the shelter at Weiss Field  by organizations and persons outside the City
50.00
      (2)   Use of Weiss corral by nonresident groups
100.00
      (3)   Preparation and use of baseball and softball diamonds by organizations other than those involved in Recreation Department programs, such preparation to include the installation of bases, the lining of the diamond and the dragging of the infield.
            The above preparations will be made only during the regular 40-hour work week of City employees. When field preparation and maintenance are required to be done on weekends and outside of the regular 40-hour work week, the fee will be the actual cost of providing the labor as determined by the Public Works Director or his or her agent.
City to invoice
      (4)   A one hundred dollar ($100.00) security deposit will be required for each tournament. This will cover any damages incurred to fields or property and is refundable upon a satisfactory inspection by the Public Works Director.
 
      (5)   Rental of the lighted softball field (excluding Recreation  Department activities), without preparation
$150.00
      (6)   Enrollment in sports and recreation programs.
Open fee, per person, based on cost to City *
         “Cost to City” is defined as any and all expenses incurred by the City to conduct the program. These expenses can include, but are not limited to labor, materials, equipment, marketing, utilities and any other direct or indirect expense.
 
      (7)   Adult softball league field use fee with 50% or more residents on team
400.00 per team per season
      (8)   Adult softball league field use fee with less than 50% residents on team
460.00 per team per season
      (9)   Adult softball tournament field use fee with more than 50 % residents on team
400.00 per field per day
      (10)   Adult softball tournament field use fee with less than 50 % residents on team
460.00 per field per day
      (11)   Youth softball field use fee for travel baseball teams
400.00 per team per season
 
 
      (12)   Youth softball tournament field use fee for baseball teams
      (13)   Old Firehouse Community Center use fee.
         A.   The Old Firehouse Community Center is available to City civic and social organizations as follows:
            Corporate business (including HOAs)   20.00 per rental/meeting
            Non-profit and community groups      10.00 per rental/meeting
            Government agencies         No fee.
            Usage fees can be waived upon recommendation of the Recreation Director or his or her designee.
            1.   Building Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except on Federal holidays when City offices are closed. City civic and social groups are permitted to use the building outside of Building Hours with written consent from the Recreation Director or his or her designee.
            2.   City civic and social groups must consist of a minimum of 51% Avon Lake residents.
            3.   The groups must have 501(c)3 tax status. Groups that do not possess 501(c)3 status may be permitted use of the Old Firehouse Community Center with written permission from the Recreation Director or his or her designee.
            4.   The Old Firehouse Community Center may not be used by private groups for private functions such as parties, receptions, commercial enterprise or other similar functions.
            5.   Park and recreation programs take precedence over City civic and social organization functions, and the City reserves the right to cancel facility use agreements in the interest of City sponsored programming.
 
         B.   Enrollment in recreation programs not held at the Old Firehouse Community Center, such as youth, adult and seniors' activities and programs, etc.
Open fee, per person, based on cost to City
               “Cost to City” is defined as any and all expenses incurred by the City to conduct the program. These expenses can include, but are not limited to labor, materials, equipment, marketing, utilities and any other direct or indirect expense.
         C.   Membership fee (45 years of age and over)
$25.00
 
 
      (14)  Pool fees.
Early Bird Rate: Purchased by 5/15
         Number of People
   1
$60.00
2
$102.00
3
$138.00
4
$168.00
5
$192.00
6
$210.00
More
Cap at $210.00
Senior
$15.00
Nanny
$65.00
Swim Team
$35.00
Regular Rate: Purchased after 5/15
Number of People
1
$70.00
2
$119.00
3
$161.00
4
$196.00
5
$224.00
6
$245.00
More
Cap at $245.00
Senior
$25.00
Nanny
$75.00
Swim Team
$45.00
Daily Admission Rates
Resident
Non-Resident
Adult
$6.00
$8.00
Senior
$2.00
$4.00
Child/Student (3-18)
$5.00
$7.00
Infant
NC
NC
Active Duty, retired Armed Forces personnel, Purple Heart recipients, and immediate families
NC
NC
 
 
      (15)   Boat Launch.
 
         A.   Per launch
$5.00 per 24 hour day
         B.   Season pass
$50.00
         C.   Ice
$1.50 per bag
         D.   Worms
$2.50 per dozen
 
 
      (16)   LAKE HOUSE FEE SCHEDULE
         FOLGER HOME FEE SCHEDULE
 
Rental Fee
Deposit
Weekday: Monday - Thursday
First 3 Hours
Additional Hours
All Day Rental 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Refundable Security Deposit
Resident
$150.00
$50.00
$350.00
$150.00
Avon Lake non-profit/business/bereavement
$125.00
$50.00
$300.00
$150.00
Non-resident
$250.00
$75.00
$450.00
$150.00
Non-resident non-profit/business/bereavement
$175.00
$75.00
$400.00
$150.00
 
Rental Fee
Deposit
Weekend: Friday - Sunday and Holiday
All Day Rental 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Refund- able Security Deposit
Resident
$350.00
$150.00
Non-resident
$450.00
$150.00
The Folger Home is managed by Heritage Avon Lake which is a 501c3 and is responsible for facility renovations. Three hour minimum rental time will be charged for all weekday rentals. All setup and cleanup time must be included in the charged rental time. Non-profit organizations must provide non-profit documentation. Non-profit and business address will be used to determine residency. All day rental fees will be applied for all weekend rentals. All reservations must be made through the Recreation Office.
 
 
      (17)   Enrollment in recreation programs not held at the Old Firehouse Community Center, such as basketball, football, tennis, etc.
Open fee, per person, based on cost to City*
         *   Cost to City is defined as any and all expenses incurred by the City to conduct a program. These expenses can include, but are not limited to, labor, materials, equipment, marketing, utilities, and any other direct or indirect expense.
 
 
      (18)   Picnic Pavilion and Gazebo Rentals - The following picnic pavilions are offered for private rentals 365 days per year, depending on availability, with a signed Facility Use Agreement and the payment of a user fee as defined below. Usage fees can be waived upon recommendation of the Recreation Director or his/her designee.
         Miller Road Park Pavilion
 
            Resident:
$25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Miller Road Park Gazebo
 
            Resident:
$25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Bleser Park Pavilion A
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Bleser Park Pavilion B
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Weiss Field Pavilion A
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Weiss Field Pavilion B
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
         Walker Road Park Pavilion (Bay Village Residents receive resident rate)
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
   Veterans Memorial Park Gazebo
 
            Resident:
25.00
            Nonresident:
50.00
 
 
      (19)   Special Event Permits
 
         See Avon Lake Codified Ordinance Chapter 1260.07 for rules.
         Special Event Permit Application Fees:
 
            Application fee:
25.00
            Security Deposit:
100.00
            Nonprofit organization:
200.00
            For profit organization:
400.00
         Special events held at Veterans Memorial Park shall include the Lake House with an additional fee of $200.00 per day.
   (f)   Public Works Department.
 
      (1)   Stormwater pollution prevention plan review and permit
150.00
      (2)   Stormwater pollution plan violations
200.00/day/occurrence
      (3)   Illicit discharge violation
200.00/day/occurrence
      (4)   Second notice of violation
400.00/day/occurrence
      (5)   Stepped notices of violation
Fines double every day violation exists
      (6)   Additional fines:
 
         Any illicit discharge violation where it is found that mud/dirt/debris is being deposited on a public road shall be determined to be a violation. The offending party, in addition to the above listed fines, shall be responsible for all related cleaning costs including, but not limited to, cleaning of the roads, and cleaning of the catch basins and storm sewers.
      (7)   Grading permit (new construction)
50.00
      (8)   Re-grading permit
25.00
      (9)   Right-of-way permit (excavation outside of pavement and within City right-of-way)
No fee
(permit required)
      (10)   Road opening permit (necessitating pavement repair)
125.00
      (11)   Ditches, curbs, and driveway openings
20.00
      (12)   Sidewalk permit (new construction in right- of-way)
0.25/ft. (for properties over 100 ft.)
      (13)   Rain barrel assembly kit
20.00 (each kit)
      (14)   Rain barrel assembly workshop
40.00 (each barrel)
      (15)   Landscape contractor registration
75.00*
 
 
      (16)   Green Team registration
25.00
      (17)   Central Avon Lake Drainage Project (CALDP)
         Tap in fee
10,847.91
         Commercial square foot charge
69.63¢
      *   In accordance with the rules adopted by Avon Lake City Council through adoption of the Avon Lake “Green Team” program the yearly registration will be lowered by $25 by the Stormwater Program Manager for Green Team landscape contractors in good standing.
 
(Ord. 1233. Passed 11-24-58; Ord. 68-59. Passed 10-26-59; Ord. 50-62. Passed 4-23-62; Ord. 29-63. Passed 3-11-63; Ord. 73-68. Passed 7-10-68; Ord. 33-71. Passed 2-22-71; Ord. 95-74. Passed 6-10-74; Ord. 63-76. Passed 5-10-76; Ord. 78-76. Passed 6-14-76; Ord. 80-76. Passed 6-14-76; Ord. 136-77. Passed 10-24-77; Ord. 64-80. Passed 5-12-80; Ord. 26-81. Passed 3-23-81; Ord. 93-81. Passed 9-28-81; Ord. 116-81. Passed 12-14-81; Ord. 91-82. Passed 6-28-82; Ord. 119-82. Passed 9-27-82; Ord. 153-82. Passed 12-27-82; Ord. 42-83. Passed 4-11-83; Ord. 151-83. Passed 12-12-83; Ord. 33-84. Passed 1-23-84; Ord. 53-84. Passed 3-12-84; Ord. 90-84. Passed 6-11-84; Ord. 152-84. Passed 11-12-84; Ord. 163-84. Passed 11-26-84; Ord. 175-84. Passed 12-26-84; Ord. 51-85. Passed  5-13-85; Ord. 52-86. Passed 3-24-86; Ord. 85-86. Passed 5-12-86; Ord. 139-86. Passed 8-18-86; Ord. 10-87. Passed 1-26-87; Ord. 16-87. Passed 2-9-87; Ord. 44-87. Passed 3-23-87; Ord. 65-87. Passed 4-13-87; Ord. 74-88.  Passed 4-11-88; Ord. 97-88.  Passed 5-23-88; Ord. 75-89.  Passed 5-8-89; Ord. 83-89.  Passed 5-22-89; Ord. 107-89.  Passed 6-12-89; Ord. 153-89.  Passed 7-17-89; Ord. 239-89.  Passed 12-26-89; Ord. 82-90.  Passed 4-23-90; Ord. 171-91.  Passed 12-23-91; Ord. 73-92.  Passed 5-11-92; Ord. 82-92.  Passed 6-1-92; Ord. 83-92.  Passed 6-8-92; Ord. 181-93.  Passed 12-27-93; Ord. 46-94.  Passed 3-14-94; Ord. 236-94.  Passed 12-19-94;  Ord. 166-95.  Passed 10-9-95; Ord. 39-96.  Passed 2-12-96; Ord. 97-96.  Passed 5-13-96; Ord. 214-96.  Passed 11-25-96; Ord. 39-97.  Passed 3-10-97; Ord. 137-97.  Passed 7-14-97; Ord. 22-98.  Passed 1-26-98; Ord. 32-98.  Passed 2-9-98; Ord. 87-98.  Passed 5-11-98; Ord. 20-00.  Passed 1-24-00; Ord. 52-00.  Passed 2-28-00; Ord. 23-01.  Passed 2-12-01; Ord. 43-01.  Passed 3-12-01; Ord. 228-01.  Passed 12-10-01; Ord. 31-02.  Passed 2-11-02; Ord. 73-02.  Passed 3-25-02; Ord. 74-02.  Passed 3-25-02; Ord. 57-03.  Passed 3-10-03; Ord. 247-03, passed 11-10-03; Ord. 247-03.  Passed 12-8-03; Ord. 82-04.  Passed 4-5-04; Ord. 118-04.  Passed 5-10-04; Ord. 186-04.  Passed 9-13-04; Ord. 42-06.  Passed 4-10-06; Ord. 14-07.  Passed 2-12-07; 15-07.  Passed 2-26-07; Ord. 140-07.  Passed 12-10-07; Ord. 26-08.  Passed 2-25-08; Ord. 101-08.  Passed 7-14-08; Ord. 106-08.  Passed 7-14-08; Ord. 164-08.  Passed 12-8-08; Ord. 13-09.  Passed 1-26-09; Ord. 3-2010.  Passed 1-11-10; Ord. 41-2010.  Passed 3-22-10; Ord. 52-2010.  Passed 4-26-10; Ord. 16-2011.  Passed 3-14-11; Ord. 27-2011.  Passed 4-11-11; Ord. 36-2012.  Passed 3-12-2012; Ord. 96-2012.  Passed 6-25-12; Ord. 157-2012.  Passed 12-17-12; Ord. 6-2013. Passed 1-28-13; Ord. 34-2013. Passed 4-8-13; Ord. 59-2013. Passed 5-28-13; Ord. 148-2013. Passed 11-25-13; Ord. 29-2014. Passed 2-24-14; Ord. 43-2014.  Passed 4-14-14; Ord. 79-2014. Passed 7-9-14; Ord. 33-2015. Passed 3-9-15; Ord. 75-2015. Passed 6-8-15; Ord. 84-2015. Passed 6-8-15; Ord. 121-2015. Passed 9-28-15; Ord. 149-2015. Passed 11-23-15; Ord. 71-2016.  Passed 6-13-16; Ord. 107-2016.  Passed 8-22-16; Ord. 169-2016.  Passed 12-12-16; Ord. 2-2017. Passed 1-9-17; Ord. 35-2017.  Passed 3-13-17; Ord. 180-2017.  Passed 12-11-17; Ord. 51-2018.  Passed 4-9-18; Ord. 82- 2018.  Passed 5-14-18; Ord. 100-2018.  Passed 6-11-18; Ord. 171-2018.  Passed 11-26-18; Ord. 182-2018.  Passed 12-17-18; Ord. 98-2019.  Passed 7-8-19; Ord. 101-2019. Passed 8-26-19; Ord. 121-2019.  Passed 11-12-19; Ord. 126-2019.  Passed 12-9-19; Ord. 127-2019.  Passed 12-9-19.)