APPENDIX A:  FEE SCHEDULE FOR BUILDING CODE PERMITS
   Note:Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule is at the end of Appendix A
   (1)   New homes.  The designation SF shall mean square feet each time it appears throughout this section.
 
Construction Type (1)
Required Inspections
Additional Fees
Permit Fee
Up to 1,071 SF
4
See Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule
$75
1,072 SF and over
4
See Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule
$.07 per SF
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels.
 
   (2)   Room addition, residential.
 
Construction Type (2)
Required Inspections
Additional Fees
Permit Fee
Up to 750 SF
2
$20
$75
751 SF and over
2
$20
$.10 per SF
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels. See also the Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule for additional fees and fines.
 
   (3)   Residential remodeling.
 
Construction Type (3)
Required Inspections
Additional Fees
Permit Fee
Up to $18,750
2
$20
$75
Over $18,750
2
$20
$4 per $1,000 of actual cost
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels. See also the Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule for additional fees and fines.
 
   (4)   Garages (detached), pole barns, patios, porches, decks, accessory buildings (based on outside dimensions).
 
Construction Type (4)
Required Inspections
Additional Fees
Permit Fee
Up to 600 SF
1
$20
$20
601 to 1,200 SF
1
$20
$30
1,201 and over SF
1
$20
$40
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels. See also the Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule for additional fees and fines.
 
   (7)   Commercial, institutional, industrial structures (new).
 
Construction Type (7)
Required Inspections
Reinspection Fees
Permit Fee
All
6
$20
$1.50 per $1,000 of actual cost (minimum $75)
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels. See also the Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule for additional fees and fines.
 
   (8)   (a)   Commercial, institutional, industrial structures (remodeling except roofing and siding).
 
Construction Type (8)
Required Inspections
Reinspection Fees
Permit Fee
All
6
$20
$1.50 per $1,000 of actual cost (minimum $75)
 
      (b)   Commercial, institutional, industrial structures (roofing and siding only).
 
Construction Type (8)
Required Inspections
Reinspection Fees
Permit Fee
All
2
$20
$35 for the first $10,000/in excess of $10,000, treated as remodeling (except roofing and siding)
Notes to Table: Square footage shall be based on outside dimensions to include attached garage if applicable. Multi-store dwellings shall be total of square feet of all levels. See also the Building Permit Fee and Fine Schedule for additional fees and fines.
 
   (9)   Swimming pools (residential).
 
Construction Type (9)
Required Inspections
Reinspection Fees
Permit Fee
Above-grade
1
$20
   $20
Below-grade
2
$20
   $40
 
   (10)   Swimming pools (commercial).
 
Construction Type (10)
Required Inspections*
Reinspection Fees*
Permit Fee*
Notes to Table:
* Based on the number of inspections deemed necessary by the Building Commissioner in relation to the scope of the project and communicated to the applicant prior to construction, based on the following formula: number of inspections times $20 equals fee.
 
   (11)   Certificate of occupancy.  Certificate of occupancy shall not be issued until the time as permit holder documents the final cost of the work to the Building Commissioner on construction wherein fee is based on actual costs.  Any fee adjustment shall be resolved at this time.
   (12)   Demolition of building.
 
Construction Type (12)
Required Inspections*
Reinspection Fees*
Permit Fee*
Notes to Table:
* Based on the number of inspections deemed necessary by the Building Commissioner in relation to the scope of the project and communicated to the applicant prior to demolition, based on the following formula: number of inspections times $20 equals fee. In addition to the fee, demolition of a building requires a $1,000 performance bond.
 
   (13)   Moving or changing location of buildings.
 
Construction Type (14)
Required Inspections*
Reinspection Fees*
Permit Fee*
$20
$20
Notes to Table:
* Based on the number of inspections deemed necessary by the Building Commissioner in relation to the scope of the project and communicated to the applicant prior to demolition, based on the following formula: number of inspections times $20 equals fee.
 
   (14)   Cumulative fees. The town hereby establishes a limit on the total amount of permit fees that the town shall collect as Building Code related fees from the same project. In no event shall the total permit fees for the same project exceed $500.  However, any reinspection fees collected due to the failure of the person to pass any initial inspections shall not count toward the limit amount and are fees that shall be in excess of said limit.
(Ord. 13-2019, passed 1-6-2020)
BUILDING PERMIT FEE AND FINE SCHEDULE
   (1)   Residential additions(a).
      $0.10/sq. ft. with a minimum fee of $75.
      Includes two inspections. If further inspections are needed, additional inspection fees will be charged at $20 each.
   (2)   Residential remodeling and repairs(b).
      $4 per $1,000 actual cost with a minimum fee of $75.
      Includes two inspections. If further inspections are needed, additional inspection fees will be charged at $20 each.
   (3)   New construction.
      $0.07/sq. ft. with a $75 minimum in addition to the following:
         $25 improvement location permit fee
         $35 certificate of occupancy
         $35 mechanical permit
         $35 plumbing permit
         $35 electrical permit
         $20 code violation re-inspections (per inspection)
   (4)   Fine schedule.
      Starting work without permit: $150(c)
      Underestimating/misrepresenting cost: $150
FOOTNOTES:
   (a)   Including but not limited to porches, decks, garages, carports, sunrooms, etc.
   (b)   Remodel or repair id defined as a minimum of $2,000 work that includes any of the following:
         -   Replacing or altering roofing, siding, structural components, garage doors, exterior doors (excluding storm doors) or windows
         -   Finishing attic or basement living spaces
         -   Any change that affects or includes plumbing, structural items or electrical changes from the panel out to the supply lines
   (c)   If contact is made with the Building Commissioner by mail or phone call (including leaving a message with Town Hall personnel) BEFORE beginning the job, the starting work without permit fine will not apply.