§ 8.04.960  FEE SCHEDULE.
   INTENT AND PURPOSE. Fees charged for services, permits and penalties issued by the McHenry County Department of Health are determined each fiscal year by recommendation of the Board of Health and adoption by the County Board to offset the cost of public health programs and services. Fees are in effect from December 1 through November 30 of the following year or until modified by the County Board.
 
McHenry County Department of Health
Public Health Fees (effective)
Vital Records Fees
Birth Certificates
   First Copy
$12.00
   Additional Copies purchased at the same time
$2.00
Death Certificates
   First Copy
$16.00
   Additional Copies purchased at the same time
$6.00
Environmental Health Fees
Food Service Establishments
   Fixed Location - Food and Drinks
      Risk Classification I
         0–25 Seats
$300.00
         26–75 Seats
$370.00
         76–150 Seats
$445.00
         > 150 Seats
$525.00
      Risk Classification II
         0–25 Seats
$240.00
         26–75 Seats
$305.00
         76–150 Seats
$380.00
         > 150 Seats
$455.00
      Risk Classification III
         0–25 Seats
$175.00
         26–75 Seats
$240.00
         76–150 Seats
$310.00
         > 150 Seats
$390.00
   Fixed Location - Drinks Only
      0–25 Seats
$175.00
      26–75 Seats
$240.00
      > 75 Seats
$295.00
   Fixed Location - Seasonal
      Risk Classification I
$150.00
      Risk Classification II
$115.00
      Risk Classification III
$80.00
   Schools, Daycares, Churches
      Risk Classification I
$155.00
      Risk Classification II
$125.00
      Risk Classification III
$105.00
      Satellite Foodservice
$80.00
      Milk Machines Only
$35.00
   Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Other Institutions
      Risk Classification I
$300.00
      Risk Classification II
$240.00
      Risk Classification III
$175.00
   Retail Food - No Food Preparation
      Risk Classification II and III
         1 Check-out Counter
$175.00
         2 Check-out Counters
$240.00
         3 or more Check-out Counters
$300.00
   Retail Food With Food Preparation
      Risk Classification I
         1 Check-out Counter
$300.00
         2 Check-out Counters
$370.00
         3 to 4 Check-out Counters
$445.00
         5 or more Check-out Counters
$575.00
      Risk Classification II
         1 Check-out Counter
$240.00
         2 Check-out Counters
$305.00
         3 to 4 Check-out Counters
$380.00
         5 or more Check-out Counters
$495.00
      Risk Classification III
         1 Check-out Counter
$175.00
         2 Check-out Counters
$240.00
         3 to 4 Check-out Counters
$310.00
         5 or more Check-out Counters
$405.00
   Caterer (If not permitted under other category)
      Risk Classification I
$300.00
      Risk Classification II
$240.00
      Risk Classification III
$175.00
   Food Vending Machine
      Risk Classification I
$31.00
      C-Store (Vending Kiosk)
$100.00
   Seasonal Mobile Food Establishment
      Risk Classification I
$150.00
      Risk Classification II
$115.00
      Risk Classification III
$80.00
   Non-Seasonal Mobile Food Establishment
      Risk Classification I
$300.00
      Risk Classification II
$240.00
      Risk Classification III
$175.00
   Commissary Kitchen
      Risk Classification I
$300.00
      Risk Classification II
$240.00
      Risk Classification III
$175.00
   Supplemental Outdoor Grilling/Cooking/Foodservice Permit
      Risk Classification I
$105.00
      Risk Classification II
$80.00
   Miscellaneous Food Program Fees
      Replacement Permit
$25.00
      Conditional Permit
25% of permit fee
      Reinstatement after permit suspension/revocation
$95.00
      2nd and Subsequent Reinspections for same violation
$95.00
      Off Site Food Storage Facility
$100.00
   Temporary Food Establishments
      Risk Classification I
$70.00
      Risk Classification II
$45.00
   Seasonal Temporary Food Establishment (single location)
      Risk Classification I
$210.00
      Risk Classification II
$135.00
   Farmers Markets
      7 or more Vendors (single location)
$460.00
      Up to 6 Vendors (single Location)
$250.00
      Winter Market
$100.00
   Festival
      Up to 10 stands
$440.00
      Each stand over 10
$35.00
      Late Fee (received < 5 days before event )
$25.00
   Food Establishment Construction Plan Review
      Risk Classification I
         Up to 250 Square Feet
$100.00
         251 to 1500 Square Feet
$260.00
         1501 - 3000 Square Feet
$315.00
         >3000 Square Feet
$415.00
      Risk Classification II
         Up to 250 Square Feet
$100.00
         251 to 1500 Square Feet
$190.00
         1501 - 3000 Square Feet
$260.00
         >3000 Square Feet
$345.00
      Risk Classification III
         Up to 250 Square Feet
$100.00
         251 to 1500 Square Feet
$135.00
         1501 -  3000 Square Feet
$190.00
         >3000 Square Feet
$295.00
   2nd and Subsequent Plan Review Resubmittal
25% Review Fee
   Food Establishment Variance Review
$100.00
Potable Water
   Permit Fees
      Construct New Well
$100.00
      Alteration, extension or modification
$100.00
   Well Abandonment ($50.00 if done at time of new well installation)
$100.00
   Inspection Fee (new, extended, modified, replaced, abandoned water wells and geothermal wells.)
$120.00
   Closed Loop Well Boreholes (up to 10 on a single parcel or lot)
$100.00
   Each additional closed loop borehole on a single parcel or lot
$10.00
Laboratory Fees
   Drinking Water - Bacterial Analysis (new/modified wells, non-community wells, well evaluations)
      Standard Test (P/A Coliform/E.coli and Nitrates)
$28.00
      Resample/Community/Non-Community (No Nitrates)
$18.00
Other Water Analysis (new/modified wells, non-community wells, well evaluations)
   Nitrate Screen
$10.00
   Nitrate Quantitative Screen (pack and ship to private lab)
$15.00
   Nitrite Screen
$10.00
   Nitrite Quantitative Screen (pack and ship to private lab)
$15.00
   Residual Chlorine
$5.00
Public Beaches
   Pick-up and Analysis (Season)
$650.00
   Routine Beach Inspection (if not participating in pick-up/analysis program)
$100.00
   Follow-Up Beach Inspections (if not participating in pick-up/analysis program)
$50.00
Miscellaneous Laboratory Fees
Water Sample Pick-Up Charge (non-community surveys)
$60.00
Private Sewage
   Permit Fee Schedule
      Residential (single family dwelling)
$305.00
      Non-Residential
         Flows up to 1000 gallons a day
$525.00
         Flows 1001 to 2000 gallons a day
$720.00
         Flows greater than 2000 gallons a day
$910.00
   Pre-Design Meeting
$100.00
   Alteration or repair – repair or replacement of a septic tank, lift station or aeration unit and/or 15% or less of the existing seepage system.
$120.00
   Septic Component Abandonment (i.e. Holding Tank, Septic Tank, Aeration Device, Lift Station, Special Waste Holding Tank, Seepage Pit, Vault Privy) (no charge if done with new tank installation)
$120.00
   Permit Fee Extension (6 months)
1/2 permit fee
   Designer Fee for Blueprints (rejection for errors, omissions or revisions)
$55.00
Miscellaneous Water/Sewage Program Fees
   Sewer Feasibility Letter
$30.00
   Septic and/or Well Policy Letter
$30.00
   Septic and/or Well New Construction Letter
$30.00
   Review of Soil Borings for Septic Suitability
$120.00
   Septic System Impact Review Fee (decks, pools, additions, accessory structures, ZBA petitions)
$120.00
   Blueprint Printing Fees
      18"  x 24" Black & White
$4.00
      18" X 24" Color
$8.00
      24" X 36" Black & White
$8.00
      24" X 36" Color
$12.00
Sale of Property Evaluation
   Private Water Supply and Private Sewage Disposal System
$245.00
   Private Water Supply Only
$200.00
   Private Sewage Disposal System Only
$200.00
Subdivision Plat Review for Septic Suitability (Incorporated Areas)
   1 to 3 Lots
$300.00
   Each lot over 3
$90.00
Septage Management
   Portable Toilet Waste Pumping Contractor
$120.00
   Private Sewage Disposal System Pumping Contractor Permit
$120.00
   Septage Management Site Permit
$300.00
   Septage Management Site Evaluation
$150.00
Annual Registrations/Inspections
   Non-Residential Aeration Device
$100.00
   Special Waste Holding Tank
$100.00
   Single Property with Special Waste Holding Tank and Aeration Device
$150.00
   Monitoring Fee (water meter, experimental use, delayed waste strength testing, etc.)
$100.00
The Health Authority may waive or reduce any laboratory fee: 1) When waterborne illness is suspected. 2) For special or routine water studies. 3) Due to inability to pay. 4) For community-wide drinking water promotions. 5) For quantity discounts based upon actual cost. 6. In the event of a public health emergency such as widespread flooding of water wells.
Upon written request, a refund of the well inspection fee may be issued if the permit application is cancelled prior to any Department inspection and prior to expiration of the permit.
Upon written request, a refund of the permit or other application fee may be issued if the permit application is cancelled prior to Department review of the application.
Upon written request, a refund of 1/2 of a septic system permit fee may be issued if a permit application is denied or if an approved permit application is cancelled prior to expiration and before any fieldwork has been completed. Fees for cancelled reviews of septic suitability of soil borings and/or septic system impact reviews are non-refundable once the Department has completed its initial review of the file.
Non-seasonal food establishments that open on or after November 1st will pay ½ of the annual permit fee for that permit year.
Upon written request a refund will be issued in the amount of ½ of the annual health permit fee for food establishments that close prior to November 1st.
Upon written request a refund will be issued in the amount of ½ of the temporary health permit fee if the Department is notified of the cancellation at least one (1) business day prior to the scheduled event. Late fees will not be refunded.
A food establishment plan review can be renewed for a period of six (6) months for ½ of the prevailing plan review fee, provided that all of the conditions of the original submittal remain valid.
Upon written request, a refund of ½ of a food establishment plan review fee may be issued if a plan review is cancelled prior to expiration and before any construction begins.
Nursing Division Fees
Procedure/Screening
Fee*
   ASQ Developmental Screening
$16.10
   Cardiovascular Health Screening
$25.00
   Edinburgh Depression Screening
$14.60
   Hearing Screening
$7.00
   MD TB Evaluation (New)
$33.60
   MD TB Evaluation (Established)
$25.65
   Nursing Evaluation
$12.30
   Vision Screening
$7.00
Laboratory
   Blood Specimen Collection - Capillary
$5.00
   Blood Specimen Collection - Venipuncture
$5.00
   Chlamydia
$15.00
   Gonorrhea
$11.50
   Hemoglobin
$3.00
   Hepatic Function Panel
$2.00
   Hepatitis B (HBsAG)
$14.00
   Hepatitis B (HBsAB)
$14.00
   Hepatitis B (HBcAB)
$14.00
   Hepatitis C (HCAb)
$11.00
   Hepatitis C (RNA)
$26.00
   Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV 1/2)
$20.00
   Interferon-Gamma Release Assay (IGRA)
$52.00
   Lead Testing
$25.75
   Measles (lgG)
$5.00
   Mumps (lgG)
$5.00
   Pregnancy Test
$3.00
   Rubella (lgG)
$5.00
   Syphilis
$9.50
   TB Skin Test
$10.00
Vaccines
   Flu vaccine Quadrivalent
$35.00
   Specific Vaccines
Our Cost
   Vaccine administration
$20.00
*Nursing Division fees are based on current Illinois Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement rates and direct contracted costs for services (laboratory and vaccine); therefore fees are subject to change. Income-based sliding scale discounts are available.
Animal Control Fees
Registration Fees - not refundable for any reason
   Annual dog registration (sexually intact 6 months or older).
$50.00
   Annual dog registration (sterilized)
$15.00
   Three-year dog registration (sexually intact)
$125.00
   Three-year dog registration (sterilized)
$35.00
   Microchipped animal registration discount
-$5.00
   Senior citizen 62 and older registration discount
-$5.00
   Replacement registration tag
$2.00
   Dog breeder registration
$40.00
   Each dog belonging to a registered breeder, annual registration
$30.00
   Registration late fee after 30 days
$10.00
   Dangerous dog fee
$150.00
   Vicious dog fee
$300.00
Impoundment and Redemption Fees
   Stray animal with identification, first offense
$45.00
   Stray animal with no identification, first offense
$55.00
   Stray animal, second offense
$90.00
   Stray animal, third and subsequent offense
$175.00
   Boarding, per day
$15.00
Relinquish Fees
   Dog < 6 months
$35.00
   Dog 6 months and older
$50.00
   Cat
$35.00
   Pocket pet, rabbit, bird etc.
$5.00
Miscellaneous Service Fees
   Annual rabies vaccination
$15.00
   Three-year rabies vaccination
$30.00
   Microchipping
$20.00
   Animal Control Officer transport, live animal
$50.00
   Animal Control Officer transport, deceased animal
$25.00
   Animal Control Officer transport, rabies specimen
$25.00
   Disposition Fee, Feral Cat delivered to Animal Control
$35.00
   Disposal per animal, less than 15 lbs.
$15.00
   Disposal per animal over 15 lbs.
$1.00/lb.
   Rabies specimens–prepared under 5 lbs.
$15.00
   Rabies specimens–prepared over 5 lbs.
$25.00
   Rabies specimens–unprepared under 15 lbs.
$25.00
   Rabies specimens–unprepared over 15 lbs.
$50.00
   Courier surcharge for expedited Friday delivery to rabies lab
Our Cost
Adoption Fees and Transfer Agreements
Adoption fee includes age appropriate preventive vaccines, Rabies vaccination, registration tag, sterilization surgery, Microchip, heartworm test for dogs and FeLV/FIV tests for cats. If the animal is not old enough for rabies vaccination at the time of adoption, it may be returned to McHenry County Animal Control after three months of age for a free one year
Adoption fees may be adjusted for cause at the discretion of the Manager of McHenry County Animal Control.
   Dog adoption fee, under 6 months
$150.00
   Dog adoption fee, 6 months and older
$125.00
   Cat under 6 months
$100.00
   Cat six months and older
$80.00
   Dog or cat transfer to another shelter or agency, as is with no veterinary services
N/C
   Dog or cat transfer to another shelter or agency, with vaccines and/or veterinary services provided
Our cost, up to full adoption fee
 
(Ord. O-201711-51-031, passed 11-14-2017)