APPENDIX A:  BUILDING PERMIT AND PLAN REVIEW FEES
   (A)   Building permit fees.
      (1)   One-Family, Two-family, and Multiple Single-Family (Townhouses) Residential use groups:
A.
New construction (per unit for two-family and multiple single-family dwellings)
$700.00 plus $0.20 per square foot
B.
Additions (per unit for two-family and multiple single-family dwellings)
$350.00 plus $0.15 per square foot
C.
Remodeling (per unit)
$100.00 plus $0.10 per square foot
D.
Detached garage up to 750 square feet with electrical
$150.00
Detached garages over 750 square feet with electrical
$300.00
E.
Demolition
$100.00
F.
In-ground swimming pools
$350.00
G.
Permanent above-ground swimming pools with electric
$150.00
H.
Temporary to start construction
10% of full permit fee, not to be applied to the full permit fee
I.
Conditional certificate of occupancy when requested by the builder when circumstances do not warrant
$200.00 (non-refundable)
J.
Moving of existing one- or two-family structure
$650.00
 
      (2)   Multiple-Family Residential use groups.
A.
New construction
$400.00 per unit plus $0.20 per square foot for total structure floor area
B.
Additions
$325.00 per unit plus $0.20 per square foot for total addition floor area
C.
Remodeling
$200.00 (per unit or area remodeled) plus $0.10 per square foot for remodeled floor area
D.
Demolition (of entire structure roof to foundation; not a routine part of remodel)
25% of new construction fee (above); minimum fee of $100.00
E.
Detached garage up to 750 square feet with electrical
$150.00
Detached garages over 750 square feet with electrical
$300.00
F.
In-ground swimming pool
$350.00 plus $0.20 per square foot
G.
Temporary to start construction
25% of full permit fee, not to be applied to the full permit fee
H.
Conditional certificate of occupancy when requested by the builder when circumstances do not warrant
$50 per unit (non-refundable)
I.
Moving of existing multiple-family structure
$650.00
 
      (3)   All other use groups.
A.
New construction
$850.00 plus $0.25 per square foot
B.
Additions
$700.00 plus $0.25 per square foot
C.
Remodeling
$400.00 plus $0.15 per square foot
D.
Demolition (of entire or part of structure from roof to foundation; not a routine part of a remodel)
25% of new construction fee (above); Minimum fee: $100.00
E.
In-ground swimming pools
$350.00 plus $0.20 per square foot
F.
Temporary to start construction
25% of full permit fee, not to be applied to full permit fee
G.
Conditional certificate of occupancy when requested by the builder when circumstances do not warrant
$200.00 (non-refundable)
H.
Moving of existing primary structure
$650.00
 
      (4)   Miscellaneous permits (includes plan review fee.)
 
Miscellaneous permits*
$100.00
*Examples: Decks, fences, gazebos, reroof of primary structure, residing, sheds, new plumbing, new electrical and/or electrical service upgrades, electrical service to detached accessory structure, porches, moving accessory structures, enlargement of an existing exterior staircase, installation of new powered roof vents/attic fans/whole-house fans, sprinkler system for one- or two-family dwelling, and the like.
 
   (B)   Voided permits.  In the event a permit holder requests to have a permit voided after payment and issuance of the permit, the permit holder shall pay 25% of the permit fee and the entirety of any plan review fee assessed when the permit was issued. This amount shall be withheld from the refund. In the event a request for permit is voided prior to payment for the permit, the permit applicant shall pay the entirety of any plan review fee assessed and a $100.00 administrative fee. (For plans approved under a master set of plans, the plan review fee for the original design model for the relinquished permit shall be paid, regardless of the number of structures built to that design, along with the $100.00 administrative fee.)
   (C)   Hourly rate. 
      (1)   Hourly rate: $100.00 per hour or any part thereof, per person for any meeting, reinspection, or property maintenance related item.
      (2)   Minimum charge: $100.00 for meeting; $200.00 for property maintenance/per day.
   (D)   Plan review fees.  Should any permit application be withdrawn after any of the following plan reviews has/have been completed, the applicant shall be responsible for payment of all plan review fees.
      (1)   One- and Two-Family Residential.
         (a)   New construction or additions:
            1.   Ten percent of the building permit fee. For developments utilizing a master set of buildings plans, this fee shall be assessed to the first structure built using an approved master plan and the first structure using each variation of the same approved master plan. Any deviation from the master plan or its approved variation will require a separate plan review.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $125.00/dwelling unit.
         (b)   Remodeling:
            1.   Ten percent of the building permit fee.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $50.00/dwelling unit.
         (c)   Demolition: $50.00.
         (d)   In the event a permit application is withdrawn after completion of the plan review, the applicant shall pay the complete plan review fee.
      (2)   Multiple-Family Residential.
         (a)   New construction:
            1.   Ten percent of the building permit fee. For developments utilizing a master set of buildings plans, this fee shall be assessed to the first structure built using an approved master plan and the first structure using each variation of the same approved master plan. Any deviation from the master plan or its approved variation will require a separate plan review.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $375.00.
         (b)   Additions:
            1.   Twenty percent of the building permit fee:
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $200.00.
         (c)   Remodeling:
            1.   Thirty percent of the building permit fee;
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $200.00.
         (d)   Electrical, energy, mechanical, and plumbing plan, each:
            1.   Ten percent of the building permit fee.
            2.   Minimum fee $100.00.
         (e)   Demolition (of entire unit/structure):
            1.   Twenty-five percent of new construction fee, above.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $75.00.
         (f)   In the event a permit application is withdrawn after completion of the plan review, the applicant shall pay the complete plan review fee.
      (3)   All other use groups.
         (a)   Building code (with accessibility code) plan review fees for new construction.  Refer to fire systems for additional fees for fire suppression/alarm systems.
 
Building Size
Fee
1 to 60,000 cubic feet
$375.00
60,001 to 80,000 cubic feet
$425.00
80,001 to 100,000 cubic feet
$525.00
100,001 to 150,000 cubic feet
$575.00
150,001 to 200,000 cubic feet
$675.00
Over 200,000 cubic feet
$675.00 + $6.75 per 10,000 cubic feet over 200,000
 
         (b)   Electrical, mechanical, and plumbing plan review fees for new construction. 
            1.   Each of the three plan reviews is 25% of building code plan review fee for new construction.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee per type: $95.00.
         (c)   Energy conservation plan review fees. 
            1.   Each review is 25% of building code plan review fee for new construction.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $95.00.
         (d)   Building shell. For any speculative structure with unfinished tenant areas, the plan review fees are calculated as for new construction, above.
         (e)   Tenant build-out. Fee calculations are the same as for new construction for a new tenant area designed for placement in a building shell. Fees for tenant areas fully-designed and shown with the main building are included in the review fees for the main building. Minimum fees are as stated above.
         (f)   Tenant remodels. For reviews for tenant areas in existing areas to be remodeled, the remodeling fee calculations will apply. Minimum fees are as stated below.
         (g)   Remodeling plan review. Fifty percent of the new construction plan review fees listed above.
            1.   Minimum plan review (all codes): $250.00.
            2.   Minimum plan review for single code remodel: $95.00.
         (h)   Demolition plan review fees.  Fire detection/alarm systems and fire suppression systems are extra fees above the new construction, addition, or remodel plan review fees.
            1.   Each review is 25% of building code plan review fee for new construction.
            2.   Minimum plan review fee: $95.00.
      (4)   Fire detection/alarm systems.
         (a)   Fee is $125.00 per 10,000 square feet of floor area.
         (b)   Minimum fee: $125.00.
      (5)   Fire sprinkler system plan review fees.
Number of Sprinklers
Scheduled or Calculated
Number of Sprinklers
Scheduled or Calculated
1 to 25
$75.00
26 to 100
$250.00
101-200
$500.00
201-300
$550.00
301-400
$600.00
401-500
$650.00
Over 500
$700.00
PLUS, for each sprinkler over 500:
$0.95/each
 
      (6)   Alternate fire suppression systems.
 
         (a)
Standpipe (No charge with sprinkler review)
$175.00 per standpipe riser
         (b)
Specialized extinguisher agent (dry or other chemical agent)
$125.00 per 50 pounds agent
         (c)
Hood and duct cooking extinguisher agent
$150.00 flat rate per system
 
      (7)   General information.
         (a)   Turnaround time for all plan reviews is 15 business days; however, normally they are done in five to ten business days, depending upon size of the structure. If special handling is required, such as rush reviews or a preliminary review, they will be charged at the hourly rate plus the applicable fee. 
         (b)   Second reviews are included—no extra charge.
         (c)   Additional third or more reviews, and when hourly rates are applicable, are charged at the hourly rate of $100.00/hour.
         (d)   If any plan has to be sent to an outside consultant other than the inspection firm, the outside consultant’s fee(s) will be charged and that fee paid directly to the outside consultant.
 
Village of Kirkland - Miscellaneous Project Permit Fees
Type of project
B&F Plan Review fee
B&F Inspectio n fee
Number of Inspectio ns
B&F Total
Village fee Plan review
Village fee Inspectio ns
Total Village fee
Village of Kirkland - Miscellaneous Project Permit Fees
Type of project
B&F Plan Review fee
B&F Inspectio n fee
Number of Inspectio ns
B&F Total
Village fee Plan review
Village fee Inspectio ns
Total Village fee
Shed no foundation
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Shed with foundation
$25.00
$70.00
Two
$95.00
$35.00
$100.00
$135.00
Deck
$25.00
$105.00
Three
$130.00
$35.00
$147.00
$182.00
Fence
$25.00
$70.00
Two
$95.00
$35.00
$100.00
$135.00
Reroofing
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Satellite dishes (large)
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
New water heater
 
$35.00
One
$35.00
 
$50.00
$50.00
Above ground pool no deck
$25.00
$105.00
Three
$130.00
$35.00
$100.00
$135.00
Above ground pool with deck
$50.00
$140.00
Four
$196.00
$70.00
$200.00
$270.00
In ground pool
$172.00
$140.00
Four
$312.00
$240.00
$200.00
$440.00
Patio no steps*
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Patio with steps**
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Brick patio no steps*
$25.00
 
None
$25.00
$35.00
 
$35.00
Type of project
B&F Plan Review fee
B&F Inspectio n fee
Number of Inspectio ns
B&F Total
Village fee Plan review
Village fee Inspectio ns
Total Village fee
Brick patio with steps**
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Electric service upgrade
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Minor electric plumbing mechanic al upgrade or repair
$25.00
$35.00
One
$60.00
$35.00
$50.00
$85.00
Misc. project not shown
$25.00 per discipline
$35.00 per discipline
Based on project
Based on project
$35.00 per discipline
$50.00 per discipline
Based on project
 
The number of inspection is the basic number if there are other inspection generated because of the project these are charged at the B&F rate of $35.00 and the village rate of $50.00.
   *   A cement patio, which is less than     square feet (15 x 15), does not need a permit if it has no steps and is not part of a larger project.
   **   A cement and brick patio larger than       square feet with steps will require one inspection unless there is a special situation of handrail is required, then two inspections are required.
Village of Kirkland - Fee Schedule
Village of Kirkland - Fee Schedule
One- and two-family dwellings and townhouses (per unit) (plan review and inspections) square footage includes all stories, habitable attic, basements and attached garages
B & F
Up to 3,200 square feet
 
$1,778.00
 
$1,270.00
Over 3,200 square feet
 
0.277 per sq. ft.
 
0.198 per sq. ft.
Additions/alterations
 
0.277 per sq. ft.
Min. $200.00
0.198 per sq. ft.
Zoning
 
$105.00
 
$75.00 per lot
Demolition
 
$224.00
 
$160.00
Temporary or final CO
 
$224.00
 
$160.00
Specialty construction or sequencing fee based on project
Master plans or models
 
$210.00 per lot
 
$150.00 per lot
Deviation from master plan
 
$210.00 per lot
 
$150.00 per lot
Commercial, industrial, multiple family (plan review)
Building includes accessibility
 
 
 
 
Up to 60,000 cubic feet
 
$486.85
 
$347.75
60,001 to 80,000 cubic feet
 
$599.20
 
$428.00
80,000 to 100,000 cubic feet
 
$766.78
 
$547.70
100,000 to 150,000 cubic feet
 
$876.33
 
$625.95
150,001 to 200,000 cubic feet
 
$996.17
 
$711.55
Over 200,000 cubic feet
 
1,1732.00 + 11.2 per 10,000 cubic feet
 
$838.00 = $8.00 per 10,000 cubic feet
Mechanical
 
25% of the building fee
 
25% of the building fee
Electric
 
50% of the building fee
 
50% of the building fee
Plumbing
 
25% of the building fee
 
25% of the building fee
Fire code
 
70% of building fee
 
50% of building fee
NFPA 101 review
 
35% of building review
 
25% of bldg. (min. $300)
HPM, high hazard, processing piping
 
2.1 x base fee
 
1.5 x base fee
Footing and foundation
 
35% of building fee
 
25% of bldg. (min. $300)
Shell
 
Same as above
 
 
Tenant finish not with base building
 
Fees above
 
 
Priority express review
 
 
 
2.5 x base fee
Elevator
 
$420.00 per bank
 
$300.00 per bank
Specialty projects
 
 
 
 
Spray booths
 
$490.00
 
$350.00
Hood and duct systems - Type I
 
 
 
 
Per hood w/o suppression
 
$770.00
 
$50.00
Per hood w suppression
 
 
 
 
   W < 15 flow points
 
$910.00
 
$650.00
   W 16-29 flow points
 
$945.00
 
$675.00
   W 30+ flow points
 
$980.00
 
$700.00
Hood and duct - Type II
 
$700.00 per hood
 
$500.00
Other
 
 
 
 
Fire alarm
 
.21 per sq. ft. plus
 
.15 per sq. ft.
   1 - 20 devices
 
$280.00
 
$200.00
   21 - 49 devices
 
$595.00
 
$425.00
   50 - 99 devices
 
$875.00
 
$625.00
   100 and over
 
$875.00 + $5.60 per devices
 
$625.00 + $4.00 per device
Sprinkler reviews and inspections based on project
 
 
Special extinguishing per project
 
 
Zoning
 
$168.00 per 10,000 square feet
 
$120.00 per 10,000 square feet
Commercial, industrial, multiple family (inspections)
 
 
Building
 
.196 per square foot
 
.14 per square foot
Plumbing
 
0.056 per square foot
 
.04 per square foot
Mechanical
 
0.056 per square foot
 
.04 per square foot
Electrical
 
0.056 per square foot
 
.04 per square foot
Energy
 
0.028 per square foot
 
.02 per square foot
Demolition
 
$224.00
 
$160.00
Temporary or final CO
 
$490.00
 
$350.00
Specialty construction or sequencing fee based on project
 
 
Shell review same as above fee
 
 
 
 
Voided permits. In the event a permit holder requests to have a permit voided after payment and issuance of the permit, the permit holder shall pay 25% of the permit fee and the entirety of any plan review fee assessed when the permit was issued. This amount shall be withheld from the refund. In the event a request for permit is voided prior to payment for the permit, the permit applicant shall pay the entirety of any plan review fee assessed and a $100.00 administrative fee.
 
Plan review fees. Should any permit application be withdrawn after any of the following plan reviews has/have been completed, the applicant shall be responsible for payment of all plan review fees.
Project meetings - after first meeting $150.00 per hour per consultant (building, engineering, traffic, specialty)
$150.00 per hour
 
(1983 Code, § 8-1-9)  (Ord. 07-10, passed 8-6-2007; Ord. 07-14, passed 12-3-2007; Ord. 2019-11, passed 10-7-2019)