1345.01 FEE SCHEDULE.
   (a)   Site Improvements.
 
(1) Site improvements
1% of valuation
 
   (b)   New Buildings and Structures.
 
(1) Residential (one, two and three families)
$150.00 base fee, plus 1% of valuation
(2) Commercial, Industrial, Mercantile, Assembly or Apartment House
$200.00 base fee, plus 2% of valuation up to $500,000 then 1% in excess of $500,000
 
   (c)   New Additions and Alterations which change the height, area, classification or grade of the building.
 
(1) Residential
$30.00 base fee, plus 1% of valuation
(2) Commercial, Industrial, Mercantile, Assembly or Apartment Houses
$35.00 base fee, plus 2% of valuation up to $500,000 then 1% in excess of $500,000
 
   (d)   Structural Changes, Remodeling and/or Fire Damage.
 
(1) Residential
$30.00 base fee, plus 1% of valuation
(2) Commercial, Industrial, Mercantile, Assembly or Apartment Houses
$35.00 base fee, plus 2% of valuation up to $500,000 then 1% in excess of $500,000
 
   (e)   Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs:
 
(1) Above-Ground
$50.00 fee
(2) In-Ground
$100.00 fee
 
   (f)   Garages (Detached):
 
(1) Up to 480 square feet of aggregate floor area
$75.00 fee, plus a $10.00 fee for every 100 square feet of aggregate floor area or part thereof in excess of 480 square feet
(2) Garage pad or foundation only
$40.00 fee
 
   (g)   Demolition of Building or Structure:
(1) Commercial, multi-family and industrial structures:
$500.00 fee
(2) Residential (1-, 2- or 3-family) structures:
$250.00 fee
(3) Garage (accessory to 1-, 2- or 3-family residential) structures:
$75.00 fee
(4) Any other structures:
$250.00 fee
(h) Moving Buildings or Structures:
$300.00 fee
(i) Accessory Buildings, includes temporary structures:
$50.00 fee
(j) Fence Permit Fee:
$50.00 fee
(k) Roofs New or Reroof:
 
(1) Residential
$50.00 fee
(2) Commercial
$100.00 base fee plus $10 per 1,000 square foot or part thereof
(l) Windows:
 
(1) Residential
$50.00 fee
(2) Commercial
$100.00 fee
 
   (m)   Plumbing Permit Fees: For each plumbing permit for new work, alterations or repairs there will be a minimum charge of $50.00 as a base fee to which there shall be added all other plumbing and/or sewer charges as follows:
(1) Lavatories, sinks, laundry trays, bath tubs, showers, standpipes, combination fixtures, urinals, floor drains, refrigerator drains, dishwasher, sterilizers, dental chairs, water filters, ejectors, sump pumps, garbage grinders, grease interceptors
$2.00 fee
(2) Grease interceptors, separators, catch basins and yard drains
$20.00 fee
(3) Each inside leader
$2.00 fee
(4) Hot water storage tank:
 
A. Up to and including 150 gallon capacity
$5.00 fee
B. Over 150 and up to and including 300 gallon capacity
$10.00 fee
C. Over 300 gallon capacity
$30.00 fee
(5) Each drain or sewer pipe per 100 feet of aggregate length according to diameter:
 
A. Up to and including 6 inches in diameter
$5.00 fee
B. 8 inch diameter
$7.00 fee
C. 10 inch diameter
$9.00 fee
D. 12 inch diameter
$10.00 fee
(6) Gas Piping:
 
A. Each outlet
$5.00 fee
(7) For each sprinkler head indoor or outdoor
$5.00 fee
(8) For each air admittance valve
$5.00 fee
 
   (n)   Electrical: The base fee for each electrical permit shall be $50.00 as a base fee to which shall be added:
 
(1) Each 120 volt receptacle
$2.00 fee
(2) Each fixture outlet
$2.00 fee
(3) Each outlet or receptacle in excess of 120 volts
$5.00 fee
(4) Motors, transformers, generators, batteries, rectifiers, electrostatic filters and other power distribution and connections, according to horse power:
 
A. 1/4 HP or less
$10.00 fee
 
 
B. 1/3 HP to and including 3/4 HP
$15.00 fee
C. 7/8 HP to and including 5 HP
$20.00 fee
D. Over 5 HP
$25.00 fee
(5) X-ray machine or equipment
$50.00 fee
(6) Corrections and alterations
$25.00 fee
(7) Panel, services, service restoration, related equipment and disconnects
$25.00 fee
(8) Low voltage smoke and/or fire alarm
$25.00 fee
 
   (o)   HVAC:
      Residential
 
(1) Each unit in a new home and/or replacements or additional units in an existing home
$50.00 fee
(2) Solar heat/geothermal
$50.00 fee
(3) Air conditioning units
$50.00 fee
(4) Free standing fireplace, gas logs and/or heating unit
$50.00 fee
(5) Energy vent damper
$30.00 fee
(6) Heat pump
$50.00 fee
 
   Commercial - Industrial.
(1) Heating systems: For each new unit and/or replacements and/or additions to present systems:
 
A. Up to 150,000 BTU/Hr. Heat Input
$50.00 fee
B. Over 150,000 up to 300,000 BTU/Hr. Heat Input
$70.00 fee
C. Over 300,000 up to 600,000 BTU/Hr. Heat Input
$80.00 fee
D. All over 600,000 BTU/Hr.
$100.00 fee
E. Heat Pump
$100.00 fee
F. Solar heat/geothermal
$50.00 fee
(2) Air Conditioning:
 
A. For each water cooling tower
$200.00
 
B. For each air conditioning unit or chiller type:
 
1. Up to 5 ton capacity
$70.00 fee
2. Over 5 ton capacity up to 10 ton capacity
$80.00 fee
3. Over 10 ton capacity up to 25 ton capacity
$90.00 fee
4. All over 25 ton capacity
$100.00 fee
(3) Ventilation system, exhaust hood:
$75.00 fee
(4) VAV boxes:
$10.00 fee
(5) Refrigeration (walk-in coolers and freezers):
$50.00 fee
(6) Mechanical system alteration (duct work):
$50.00 fee
(7) Suppression system Type 1 hoods:
$50.00 fee
 
   (p)   Signs:
 
(1) Permanent Sign
$25.00 base fee, plus $2.00 per square foot of sign area
(2) Temporary sign/balloon/banner
$25.00 fee
 
   (q)   Storage Tanks:
(1) Outdoor above-ground or underground for any substance:
 
A. Up to 3,000 gallons
$50.00 fee
B. 3,000 gallons to 5,000 gallons
$60.00 fee
C. 5,000 gallons to 12,000 gallons
$70.00 fee
D. 12,000 gallons to 20,000 gallons
$80.00 fee
E. Over 20,000 gallons
$100.00 fee
(2) Removal of underground or above ground tanks
$100.00 fee/each
(r) Surfacing and resurfacing:
 
(1) For the first 1,000 square feet of aggregate surface or part thereof
$100.00 fee, plus a $10.00 fee for each additional 500 square feet of aggregate surface or part thereof
(2) Street aprons, curb cuts and sidewalks
$35.00 fee
(s) Home owner Combination Permit Fee:
$35.00 fee
 
   Notwithstanding any other provision of this code, a homeowner who resides and occupies the premises, wherein the work is to be performed by the homeowner, may obtain a combination permit fee to cover all or any alterations, remodeling, plumbing, electrical, or heating work provided that the value of such work shall not exceed five thousand dollars ($5,000) in total.
   (t)   Special Fees:
(1) Planning Commission - Regular meeting
$75.00 fee
(2) Planning Commission - Special meeting
$500.00 fee
(3) Planning Commission Lot Split and Consolidation
$200.00 fee
(4) Board of Zoning Code Appeals - regular meeting
$50.00 fee
(5) Board of Zoning Code Appeals - Special meeting
$75.00 fee
(6) Conditional Use Permit
$100.00 fee
(7) Application for Zoning Change or Amendment
$100.00 fee
(8) Plan review approval certificate (in addition to plan examiner fees paid directly to examiner)
$50.00 fee
(9) Certificate of Occupancy
$75.00 fee
 
   (u)   Deposits - Refundable less retainer and inspection fee:
      (1)   Street opening - $500.00 minimum, plus $25.00 per square foot of opening in excess of 25 square feet.
      (2)   Obstruction (residential) - $100.00.
      (3)   Obstruction (commercial) - $500.00 minimum, plus $25.00 per day in excess of 2 days. Flaggers and/or barricades must be provided. Any costs incurred by the City of Brooklyn for pavement replacement, traffic direction, or barricades will be deducted from deposit.
Deposits will be forfeited for failure to contact Ohio Utilities Protection Service prior to excavation, which results in damage to concealed utilities.
Street opening and obstruction permits require prior Service Director Approval.
For construction work in the public right-of-way by public utilities, and/or their sub-contractors, street opening fees may be reduced to an amount deemed by the Safety Director, Service Director and Building Commissioner to be adequate to cover expected inspections, traffic direction and/or barricade fees.
   (v)   Additional Inspection Fees:
      (1)   Whenever an inspection has been requested and the work is found to be incomplete or in need of correction, there shall be a fee in the amount of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for each subsequent inspection.
      (2)   Whenever a special inspection, not routine inspection of work being done under a permit, is requested, there shall be a charge of seventy-five dollars ($75.00).
      (3)   Subsections (1) and (2) hereof shall not be applicable to home owner permits.
   (w)   Work started without permit: Commencing work without permit and/or plan approval: Double the cost of required permit(s).
   (x)   Refusal to Issue Permit; Appeal: The Building Commissioner may deny any applicant who has outstanding violations that have not been corrected as of date an additional permit is requested, or if past performance indicates a pattern of noncompliance with an applicable building ordinance. In the event the application for a permit is denied, the applicant shall be notified of such refusal in writing, and such notice shall be sent by certified mail to the applicant at the address of the applicant, as set forth in the application for a permit. The applicant shall have ten (10) days after receipt of such notice within to appeal with the Director of Public Safety. Thereupon the applicant shall have not less than ten (10) days notice of the date and place of the hearing. The appeal shall be heard by the Board of Zoning Code Appeals if such is existing at the time of the refusal by the Building Commissioner. The Board shall have the power after such hearing to confirm the refusal or order the permit to be issued.
   (y)   Aggregate Floor Area. For the purpose of this chapter, the aggregate floor area shall be the sum of the gross horizontal areas at the several floors, including basement, cellars and attics that are at least fifty percent (50%) habitable. All horizontal dimensions shall be taken from the exterior faces of walls, including enclosed porches.
   (z)   Cost Estimates. Where a permit is based upon the cost of work done under the permit, such costs shall be the actual cost as certified by the owner or authorized representative of the owner, and as approved by the Building Commissioner. The Building Commissioner may, at any time up to three (3) months after the completion of the work, require the submission of the authoritative estimates or actual cost data to substantiate the estimated cost stated on the application, and require the payment of additional fees when it is demonstrated that the actual cost of the work is in excess of the estimated cost upon which the permit fees were based.
(Ord. 2017-44. Passed 5-22-17; Ord. 2017-52. Passed 6-12-17.)