§ 36.01  FEE SCHEDULE.
   (A)   All fees for licenses and permits and all charges imposed by the city for services shall be determined by ordinance of the City Council and recorded on a fee schedule.
   (B)   All fees for licenses and permits and all charges imposed by the city for services contained in the ordinances of the city shall be in full force until such time that an ordinance is adopted by the City Council changing the fee or charge.
   (C)   To the extent not included in the fee schedule as set forth below, the fees set forth in this code shall remain in full force and effect. Where conflicting, fees set forth in the fee schedule take precedence over fees found elsewhere in the code.
   (D)   "Costs" referred to herein shall include all administrative, technical, engineering, and legal expenses.
   (E)   Clerk's Office fees.
Affidavit of Candidacy
$15
Copies
$.25/page
Assessment Search
$25
Bad Check Fee (plus bank fee)
$30
Copy of Budget
$12
Copy of City Audit
$20
Copy of Comprehensive Plan
$30
Copy of Zoning Ordinance
$20
Copy of Subdivision Ordinance
$20
Special Meeting Fee
$250
Agenda Mailing-City Council
$100/year
Agenda Mailing-Planning Commission
$100/year
Agenda Mailing-Other (special Council and committee mtgs)
$25/year
City or Zoning Map (2' x 3') Black and White
$15
City or Zoning Map (2' x 3') Color
$20
City or Zoning Map (3' x 4') Black and White
$20
City or Zoning Map (3' x 4') Color
$30
Copy of City Code
$150
Notary Service
$5/document
Fax
$1/page
Meeting Tapes
$10/meeting
Engineering Design Standards
$150/paper copy; $50/CD
 
License Fees:
License Fees:
Cigarette License
$175
Cigarette License late fee (received after due date)
$100
Dance License
$100
Dance License-Temporary
$20/day
Dog License
$5
Animal Permit (single)
$5
Animal Permit (multiple)
$20
Parade Permit
$20
Special Event Permit
$20
Garbage Hauler License
$125
Mechanical Installer’s License
$15
Transient Merchant/Peddler License - One-day permit
$15/day
Transient Merchant/Peddler License - 30-day permit
$75
 
Liquor License Fees:
Liquor License Fees:
On Sale-Liquor, wine or beer license application and investigation fee:
   General Fee
$500
   Additional per person or entity fee
$200
   Escrow for out of state applicant
$1,000
   Manager Investigation Fee
$300
Duplicate Alcohol License
$10
Annual Off-Sale Liquor License
$150
Annual On-Sale Liquor License
$2,000
Annual Off-Sale Beer License
$100
Annual On-Sale Beer and Wine License
$750
Annual Sunday Liquor License
$200
Temporary Liquor License
$150
Temporary Beer and Wine License
$50
Annual Sunday On-Sale Beer and Wine License
$100
Liquor License Late Fee (received after due date)
$200
Staff Time Charges:
City Clerk's Time (per hour)
$30
City Treasurer's Time (per hour over 1/2 hour only - retroactive)
$30
Project Manager's Time (per hour)
$30
Fire Chief Inspection Time (per hour)
$30
Public Works Time (per hour over 1/2 hour only - retroactive)
$50
 
   (F)   Park fees.
 
Shelter/Concession Rental (including electricity, per weekend)
$25
Ball Field Use for Summer League (per team, per season)
$100
Ball Field Use for Summer League (daily fee)
$10
Ball Field Advertising (6-month fee)
$150
City Hall Rental (per day or event)
$100
Deposit for City Hall Rental
$100
 
   (G)   Street Department fees.
 
Street Obstruction Application Fee (closure of street)
$50
Excavation Fee (interruptions of road surface)
$75
Street Obstruction Escrow Fee
$2,500
 
   (H)   Zoning Department fees.
Variance Application Fee
$100
Conditional Use Permit Application Fee
$100
Rezoning Application Fee
$100
Interim Use Permit Application Fee
$100
Site Plan Review
$100
Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment
$100
Escrow Fee For: CUP, Variance, Rezoning, Interim
$2,500
Business Established in Wrong Zone (weekly effective 30 days after letter of notice is sent and no application has been completed)
$100
Preliminary and Final Subdivision Application Fee
$300
Subdivision/Plat Cost Deposit
   Initial Deposit 1 - 3 Lots (plus actual costs)
$2,500
   Initial Deposit 4 - 50 Lots (plus actual costs)
$5,000
   Initial Deposit 51 or More Lots (plus actual costs)
$10,000
Waiver of Subdivision Application
$100
Metes and Bounds Subdivision Application
$300
Metes and Bounds Cost Deposit (plus actual costs)
$500
Planned Unit Development Application
$300
Preliminary Planned Unit Development Cost Deposit (per acre)
$5,000
Subdivision Recreation Fee (per lot)
$1,500
Fence Permit
$40
Business Sign Permit
$50
Temporary Family Healthcare Dwelling
   Application
   Renewal
$100
$50
 
   (I)   Building Department fees. All building permits are administered through Chisago County.
Building Permits:
The city, pursuant to M.S. § 16B.62, Subd. 1, shall collect from each applicant a building permit fee based upon the total valuation of a project as set forth below:
Total Valuation
Fee
$2,000 to $25,000
$69.25 for the first $2,000 plus $14 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $25,001
$25,001 to $50,000
$391.25 for the first $25,000 plus $10.10 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,001
$50,001 to $100,000
$643.75 for the first $50,000 plus $7 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,001
$101,001 to $500,000
$993.75 for the first $100,000 plus $5.60 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,001
$500,001 to $1,000,000
$3,233.75 for the first $500,000 plus $4.75 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,001
$1,000,001 and up
$5,608.75 for the first $1,000,000 plus $3.15 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof
 
Fee Name
Fee
Plan Review (percent of building permit fee)
   65%
State Surcharge (percent of valuation)
   $0.00
All building permits are based on valuation - there is no flat fee building permit. Plumbing, heating, and mechanical work are included in the building permit. The Building Inspector shall utilize the Minnesota Department of Administration Building Valuation Data distributed annually in May of each year.
Re-inspection fees assessed under provisions of 305.8 of the 2007 Uniform Building Code (per hour)
$47
Agriculture Buildings Site Permit
$20
Demolition Permits
Permit includes pre-demolition inspection, asbestos testing, lab fees of 3 samples and reclamation inspections. Performance bond guarantees proper removal and disposal of materials, abandonment of septic system and reclamation of property.
Residence/Commercial (includes Fire Department burns)
$500
Demolition Permit Performance Bond
$5,000
Septic Systems (SSTS) Permits and Fees
Residential - new home or replacement trench system
$300
 
Fee Name
Fee
Replacement Mound System
$347
Tank Only
$150
Repair
$50
Addition of Pretreatment
$150
Other or Commercial Establishment and Midsized 5,000 - 9,999 gpd (plus any associated engineering fees)
$500
Midsize hookup (w/o individual tanks)
$50
Operating permits involve monitoring and are required for holding tanks, privies, midsized systems and Type II, III, IV, or V systems installed
Single-Family Residence (per year of required monitoring)
$25
Commercial up to 4,999 gpd (per year)
$50
Commercial 5,000 to 9,999 gpd (per year plus any associated engineering fees)
$100
Point of Sale Septic Certification
$200
Point of Sale Septic Certification for Holding Tanks
$100
Driveway Permits and Deposits
New driveway installed on city street. $900 refunded to applicant after installation/inspection/approval
$1,000
 
   (J)   Public Utilities fees.
Basic Water Charge Per Month-Commercial (per REU)
$54.15
Basic Water Charge Per Month-Residential
$54.15
Water Charge/1000 gallons
$4.71
Water Conservation Fee/1000 gallons after 40,000 gallons bi-monthly
$5.87
Basic Sewer Charge Per Month-Commercial
$41.59
Basic Sewer Charge Per Month-Residential
$34.25
Sewer Charge/ 1000 gallons
$10.18
Sewer Connection Fee
$3,500
Water Connection Fee
$2,500
Water Trunk Area Charge Per Acre
$1,061
Sewer Trunk Area Charge Per Acre
$1,804
Late Fee for Water Bill
10% of bill amount
After Hours Shut-Off/Turn-On
$200
Involuntary shut-off or turn-on of water service
$60
Voluntary shut-off or turn-on of water service
$25
Administrative fee to Certify to Tax Levy Fee
$75
Annual Wastewater Permit (per month, minimum of $50)
$10
Hauled Wastewater (per 1,000 gallons)
$45
Pool Fill (per tanker load = 1,800 gallons)
$100
Bulk Water off Hydrant (per gallon)
$0.03
 
   (K)   Oak Grove Cemetery.
 
Cemetery Lots
 
   Resident (per lot)
$500
   Non-resident (per lot)
$750
 
(Ord. 2003-02, passed 8-7-03; Am. Ord. 2005-03, passed 6-27-2005; Am. Ord. 2005-4, passed 9-26-2005; Am. Ord. 2006-4-2, passed 4-24-2006; Am. Ord. 2006-6-1, passed 6-12-2006; Am. Ord. 2007-26-03, passed 3-26-2007; Am. Ord. 2008-2, passed - -; Am. Ord. 2010-02, passed 2-8-10; Am. Ord. 2020-01, passed 1-13-2020)