§ 150.357  BUILDING PERMIT FEES.
   (A)   Applications and petitions filed pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be accompanied by the filing fees hereinafter specified, which shall be paid to the Building Inspector, who shall forthwith pay them over to the City Clerk-Treasurer to the credit of the city’s General Fund.
 
Fee
Residential
Improvement location permit (ILP) (includes fences, sheds, accessory structures of less than 150 square feet)
$45
Remodel, addition to existing structure, based on cost of construction
$45 (ILP) for first $1,000, plus $3 for each additional $1,000 or portion thereof (does not include mechanicals)
Mechanicals, electrical, plumbing, heating/ ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC)
$50 each trade
New construction, including detached structures
Based on square feet; $45 (ILP) for first 1,000 square feet, plus $3 for each additional 100 square feet or portion thereof
Residential manufactured home (shall not include double-wide homes or modular homes)
$100, plus $3 per 100 square feet of basement if applicable; does not include any utility connections
Swimming pools
$100 in-ground; $50 above-ground
Commercial
Improvement location permit (ILP) (includes fences, sheds, accessory structures of less than 150 square feet)
$45
Remodel, addition to existing structure, based on cost of construction
$45 (ILP) for first $1,000, plus $3 for each additional $1,000 or portion thereof (does not include mechanicals)
Mechanicals, electrical, plumbing, heating/ ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC), sprinkler
$100 each trade
New construction, including detached structures
Based on square feet; $45 (ILP) for first 1,000 square feet, plus $7 for each additional 100 square feet or portion thereof
 
   (B)   For each re-inspection for a code violation, a fee of $50 shall be paid.
   (C)   For each application for a demolition permit, a fee of $45 per lot shall be paid.
   (D)   The following fees shall apply for all signs:
 
Fee
Off-premise sign
$500
On-premise, free- standing sign
$100
Each wall-mounted sign, lighted or unlighted
$100 principal sign
$20 each additional
Directional or informational sign upon a lot
$20
 
   (E)   No part of any filing fee paid pursuant to this section shall be returnable to the applicant, appellant of petitioner.
   (F)   Notwithstanding building permit/improvement location fees charged pursuant to the foregoing divisions, for a project which has been approved by the Building Department or for which the Plan Commission has given site plan approval, if such permit fees charged by the city for issuance of necessary city permits would otherwise collectively exceed $25,000, such fees shall be capped at $25,000 and no additional amounts shall be charged by the Building Department for the issuance of any remaining building permits/improvement location permits needed to complete the project as approved.
(Prior Code, § 150.252)  (Ord. 1999-11, passed 1-18-2000; Ord. 2015-9, passed 7-7-2015; Ord. 2018-4, passed 2-6-2018; Ord. 2019-20, passed 11-4-2019)