109.13  BUILDING DEPARTMENT.
   (a)   Fees charged by the Building Department shall be as follows:
 
      (1)   Lot split requests (for each newly created parcel)
$15.00
(split plus remainder equal  $30.00)
      (2)   Amusement device license
 
 
         For first machine per year or any portion thereof
$50.00
 
         Each additional machine per year or any portion thereof
$25.00
 
      (3)   Accessory amusement area license
$150.00
per year;
 
$75.00
per year if issued between 4/30 and 11/1
      (4)   Arcade amusement center license
$300.00
per year;
 
$150.00
per year if issued between 11/1 and 4/30
      (5)   Conditional or probationary license for amusement device business
1/2  regular license fee
      (6)   Replacement license
$15.00
 
      (7)   Amusement device permit - certain liquor establishments
$25.00
per year or any portion thereof
      (8)   Cases filed before the Board of Building Standards and Appeals. In cases resulting in the Board reversing, without condition, the decision of the Code Official, the fee shall be refunded to the appellant.
$100.00
 
      (9)   Cases filed before the Board of Zoning Appeals (nonrefundable)
$100.00
 
      (10)   Zoning Code Book with map
$45.00
 
      (11)   Special inspections
 
 
         A.   Child care, preschool, foster care, latch key, group homes, certificate of occupancy for existing occupancies and similar uses
$35.00
(per building, electrical, heating  and plumbing inspections, and one reinspection for each discipline)
         B.   Carnivals, circuses and similar uses
$35.00
per discipline
         C.   Inspections requested by owner or agent of non-one, two or three-family dwellings
$35.00
per discipline
         D.   Second and subsequent reinspections of uses listed in (k)(1), (2) and (3)
$35.00
per discipline
         E.   Inspections performed outside regular working hours (regular hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays)
$100.00
per hour
 
   (b)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for construction, moving and demolition permits:
 
      (1)   New residential buildings and additions to residential buildings, three families or less, per dwelling unit:
 
 
         A.   Under 1,000 sq. ft.
$65.00
per 100 sq. ft. or fraction thereof
         B.   1,000 sq. ft. - 5,000 sq. ft.
$625.00,
plus $150.00 deposit*
         C.   Over 5,000 sq. ft.
$625.00,
plus $125.00 per 1,000 sq. ft. or fraction thereof, over 5,000 sq. ft., plus $150.00 deposit*
 
The Building Department shall, within three business days of receipt, remit all deposits received under paragraph (b)(1)B. and C. hereof to the City Auditor, for deposit into the Contractor's Deposit Fund.
In the event the Building Department determines that any new dwelling or addition of 1,000 square feet or more is occupied by any person prior to issuance of a temporary or permanent certificate of occupancy, any deposit made for any such dwelling shall be forfeited.  In such event, the Building Department shall provide written notice thereof to the City Auditor, and upon receipt of said notice, the City Auditor shall transfer any such deposits from the Contractor's Deposit Fund to the General Fund.
NOTE: Building area shall include all areas under roof on each story and includes basements, attached garages and porches.
 
      (2)   Residential building alteration, repair and remodeling, three families or less.  (Includes windows, porches, roofing, siding, foundations, fire repairs)
$35.00,
plus $10.00 per $1,000 of total cost of construction, or fraction thereof
      (3)   New residential accessory buildings, decks (no roof ) and stoops (no roof), three-family or less:
         A.   Building over 200 sq. ft.
$25.00,
Plus $10.00 per 100 sq. ft. or fraction thereof
         B.   Building 200 sq. ft. or less
$25.00
 
      (4)   Residential accessory building alterations, repair and remodeling, three families or less:
$15.00, plus $5.00 per $1,000 of total cost, or fraction thereof
      (5)   Awnings, three families or less (unlimited number):
$25.00
      (6)   Fences:
         A.   6 feet or less in height at a 100 feet or less is length
$20.00
         B.   6 feet or less in height and more than 100 feet in length
$30.00
         C.   Over 6 feet in height
$35.00, plus $7.00 per linear ft. or fraction thereof
      (7)   Swimming pools:
 
         A.   Recessed outdoor swimming pool
$70.00
         B.   Above-ground semipermanent outdoor swimming pool (including cost of electric permit)
$30.00
         C.   Portable plastic vinyl outdoor swimming pool
No fee or permit
         D.   Commercial swimming pool
$125.00
      (8)   Buildings subject to the requirements of the Ohio Basic Building Code:
         A.   Plan review*
Greater of $100.00 or $3.00 per $1,000 cost of construction (includes all subtrades), plus
         B.   Basic fee
Greater of $100.00 or .5% of the total cost of construction, plus
         C.   Square footage fee
$.03 per sq. ft. of new floor area and/or $.02 per sq. ft. of floor area being altered
         D.   Resubmission of plans due to disapproval
Greater of $50.00 or 25% of first plan review cost
      (9)   Fire protection system plan review per Table 108.2 Ohio Building Code:
         A.   Automatic sprinkler
$250.00 + $5.75 @ 100 sq. ft.
         B.   Fire alarm
$250.00 + $5.75 @ 100 sq. ft.
         C.   Standpipe
$250.00
         D.   Fire pump
$250.00
         E.   Other fire extinguishing
$250.00
      (10)   Fire protection system permit fees:
 
         A.   Automatic sprinkler
$250.00
         B.   Fire alarm
$250.00
         C.   Standpipe
$100.00
         D.   Fire pump
$100.00
         E.   Other fire extinguishing
$100.00
         F.   Repair or minor work
$50.00
            (work on existing parts of a system or panel only replacement)
 
      (11)   Moving of buildings (sq. ft.):
 
         A.   100 or less
No fee or permit
         B.   101-500
$30.00
         C.   501-1,000
$150.00
         D.   1,001 or more
$200.00
      (12)   Demolition of buildings (sq. ft.):
 
         A.   500 or less
No fee or permit
         B.   501-5,000 (all floors)
$100.00
         C.   5,001-10,000 (all floors)
$200.00
         D.   Over 10,000
$300.00
      (13)   Signs:
 
         A.   Signs up to 100 sq. ft.
$100.00
         B.   Signs over 100 sq. ft.
$250.00
      (14)   Reinspections:  Whenever a reinspection is required due to the failure of the applicant or contractor to have the work ready for inspection when so reported, or by reason of faulty, improper installation, such person shall pay a penalty fee of forty dollars ($40.00) for the second reinspection and each subsequent reinspection, except in the case of an automatic sprinkler system, in which case such person shall pay a penalty fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for the first reinspection and one hundred dollars ($100.00) for each subsequent reinspection.  Reinspection fees shall be paid prior to reinspection.
(NOTE:   Any OBC projects require an additional 3% fee paid to the State of Ohio)
 
   (c)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for electrical permits:
 
      (1)   One, two and three-family residential dwellings and accessory structures:
 
 
         A.   Application fee (to be added to fees provided in paragraphs (c)(1)B. to J. hereof)
$15.00
 
         B.   New single-family dwelling
$120.00
 
         C.   New two and three-family dwelling (per unit)
$60.00
 
         D.   Existing one, two and three-family dwelling additions and alterations (service change and interior alterations)
$50.00
per dwelling unit
         E.   Service change only
$25.00
 
         F.   Interior alterations
$2.00
per outlet or fixture, $30.00 max.
         G.   Temporary service and meter placement
$25.00
 
         H.   Accessory buildings, yards, lighting and similar uses
$20.00
 
         I.   Installation of subpanel
$25.00
 
         J.   Electric baseboard heat
$40.00
 
      (2)   Non-one, two and three-family residential buildings (commercial, industrial, four-family residential, storage, etc.):
 
 
         A.   Application fee (to be added to fees provided in paragraphs (c)(2)B. to M. hereof)
$50.00
 
         B.   New outlet or fixture (per outlet/fixture)
$1.00
 
         C.   New four-family or greater apartment and additions thereto (per unit)
$45.00
 
         D.   Alteration to four-family or greater apartment (per unit)
$20.00
 
         E.   Electric baseboard heat
$40.00
 
         F.   Motors
$10.00 each
         G.   Generators, AC or DC (KW)
$10.00 each
         H.   General repairs
$45.00
 
         I.   Installation of subpanel
$45.00
 
         J.   New service or service change
$45.00
 
         K.   Rectifiers (mercury, arc, vibration, electrolytic)
$5.00
each
         L.   Temporary service and meter placement
$40.00
 
         M.   Industrialized unit
$75.00
 
 
   (d)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for mechanical (HVAC) permits:
 
      (1)   One, two and three-family residential dwellings and accessory structures:
         A.   Application fee (to be added to fees provided in paragraphs (d)(1)B. to H. hereof)
$15.00
         B.   New single-family dwelling
$120.00
         C.   New two and three-family dwelling (per unit)
$60.00
         D.   Furnace/boiler replacement
$40.00
         E.   Central air conditioning
$40.00
         F.   Duct work (per heating/AC unit)
$30.00
         G.   Room heater, wood burner, fireplace
$30.00
         H.   Alterations or repairs
$30.00
      (2)   Non-one, two and three-family residential buildings (commercial, industrial, four-family and up, storage, etc.):
 
         A.   Application fee (to be added to fees provided in paragraphs (d)(2)A. to P. hereof)
$50.00
         B.   Forced warm air furnace
$75.00
         C.   Rooftop and/or combination heating and cooling unit
$40.00
         D.   Install or replace furnace/boiler
$40.00
         E.   Install or replace air conditioning
$40.00
         F.   Duct work (per HVAC unit)
$40.00
         G.   Room heater/suspended heater
$30.00 each
         H.   Alteration or repairs
$30.00
         I.   Commercial exhaust hood
$50.00
         J.   Commercial relief ventilator
$30.00
         K.   Other (solar, wood-burner, fireplace, walk-in cooler, refrigerator bins, etc.)
$50.00
         L.   Industrialized unit
$75.00
 
   (e)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for plumbing permits:
 
      (1)   Application fee for one, two, three-family residential buildings
$15.00
per unit
      (2)   Non one, two or three-family residential buildings (commercial)
$50.00
 
      (3)   New single-family dwelling
$120.00
 
      (4)   New two and three-family dwelling
$60.00
per unit
      (5)   Industrialized units
$75.00
per unit
      (6)   Replacement fixtures (lavatory, water closet, shower tub, sink, etc.)
$8.00
each
      (7)   Replacement of water lines, gas lines, soil lines or water heater
$25.00
each
      (8)   Installation of new fixtures (lavatory, water closet, sink, shower, etc.)
$12.00
each
      (9)   Installation of new water lines, gas lines, soil lines or water heater
$25.00
 
      (10)   Installation or relocation of an interior storm water collections system
$50.00
 
      (11)   Whenever a reinspection is required due to the failure of the applicant or plumbing contractor to have the work ready for inspection when so reported, or by reason of faulty, improper installation, such person shall pay a penalty fee of forty dollars ($40.00) for the second reinspection and each subsequent reinspection. This fee shall be paid at the Building Department prior to reinspection.
 
   (f)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for registration of contractors:
 
      (1)   General building contractor I:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (2)   General building contractor II:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (3)   General building contractor III:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (4)   Excavating, trenching, and sewer laying:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (5)   Master plumbing contractor:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (6)   Electrical contractor I:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (7)   Electrical contractor II:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (8)   Sign erector:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (9)   Outdoor signboards and billboards:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (10)   Heating contractors:
 
 
         A.   Registration I:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
         B.   Registration II:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
         C.   Registration III:*
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
         D.   Registration IV:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
         E.   Registration V:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (11)   Roofers, tinsmith, gutters and spouts:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
      (12)   Moving and/or demolition contractors:
Initial fee
$100.00
 
Annual renewal fee
$75.00
 
   The applicant shall be subject to a written examination unless he or she has a current “Qualification Certificate” issued by the Ohio Construction Industry Examination Board.  The fee for a written exam shall be twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
   (g)   The City of Elyria Building Department, pursuant to Ohio R.C. 3781.102(F)(1) and (2) shall collect:
      (1)   An additional 3% of the fees the Building Department collects in connection with nonresidential buildings; and
      (2)   An additional 1% of the fees the Building Department collects in connection with residential buildings.
   (h)   The following fees shall be collected by the Building Department for the permit application for the utilization of donation clothing bins:
      (1)   An application for permit shall be filed with the City Building Department annually. The application for a permit shall include the following.
      (2)   Permits shall be accompanied by a fee as follows:
         A.   Initial application (one-year period, per organization)   $25.00
         B.   Renewal application (one-year period)         $25.00
         C.   Sticker fee (one-year period, per unit)         $10.00
(Ord. 2016-182.  Passed 12-4-17.)