§ 150.002  FEE SCHEDULES.
   (A)   Building valuation and fees.
      (1)   Issuance fee.  For issuing and filing each permit: $24.
      (2)   Refuse containers. For obtaining a residential refuse container for single-family detached and attached residential dwellings: $70.
      (3)   Valuation for single-family residential new construction.  Building valuation for single-family residential new construction will be determined by the Building Official, based on the most current Building Valuation Tables, as published by Southern Building Code Congress International. Upon determination of valuation, the Building Official will set the amount of the permit fee pursuant to the breakdowns stated in this section.
      (4)   Where valuation (material and labor) does not exceed $1,000.  No permit is required.
      (5)   $1,000 to $5,000.  $15 for the first thousand, plus $5 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.
      (6)   $50,001 to $100,000.  $260 for the first $50,000, plus $4 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.
      (7)   $100,001 to $500,000.  $460 for the first $100,000, plus $3 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.
      (8)   $500,001 and up.  $1,660 for the first $500,000, plus $2 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.
      (9)   Moving of building or structures.  For the moving of any structures building or structure, the fee shall be $75.
      (10)   Demolition of building or structures.  For the demolition of any building or structure, the fee shall be $50.
      (11)   Work started without permit.  Where work for which a permit is required by the code is started or proceeded with prior to obtaining the permit, the fees herein specified shall be doubled, but the payment of a double fee shall not relieve any persons from fully complying with the requirements of the code in the execution of the work, nor from any other penalties prescribed herein.
      (12)   Plan review fee. 
         (a)   As determined by the Building Official, when the valuation of the proposed construction exceeds $1,000 and a structural review is required, a plan review fee shall be paid to the Building Official at the time of permit issuance, except as otherwise provided herein. The plan review fee shall be equal to one-half of the building permit fee.  A portion of said fee shall be paid at the time of plan submittal for review. This portion shall be $150 and is non-refundable. The referenced non-refundable fee will be credited, however, if a building permit is ultimately issued.
         (b)   In the event that a third-party review has been approved by the Building Official in accordance with internal policy, the plan review fee shall be reduced to 10% of the fee calculated as described above. As determined by the Building Official, the plan review fee may be applied to re-submittals and revisions to previously reviewed plans.
      (13)   Reinspection.  Reinspection requirement as determined by the Building Official:  $100.
   (B)   Mechanical fees.
      (1)   Issuing and filing each permit:  $24.
      (2)   Heating, ventilating, duct, air conditioning and refrigeration systems:  $20 for first $1,000 of value and $2 for each additional $1,000 of value or fraction thereof.
      (3)   Repairs, alterations, and additions to existing systems:  $20 per $1,000 plus $2 for each additional $1,000 of value or fraction thereof.
      (4)   Boilers based on BTU input:
         33,000 BTU (91 BHP) to 165,000 (5 BHP)   $5
         165,001 BTU (5 BHP) to 330,000 (10 BHP)   $10
         330,001 BTU (10 BHP)  to 1,165,000 (52 BHP)   $15
         1,165,001 BTU (52 BHP) to 3,300,000 (98 BHP)   $25
         Over 3,300,000 BTU   $35
      (5)   Minimum inspection fee:  $20.
      (6)   Fee for reinspection:  $100.
      (7)   Fee for temporary operation inspection:  $20.
      (8)   If any person commences any work on an installation before obtaining the necessary permit, the permit fees shall double.
      (9)   As determined by the Building Official and when the valuation of the proposed construction exceeds $1,000 and a plan is required to be submitted, a plan-checking fee shall be paid to the Building Official at the time of submitting plans and specifications for checking. The plan-checking fee shall be equal to one-half of the permit fee.
   (C)   Plumbing fees.
      (1)   For issuing and filing each permit:  $24.
      (2)   For plumbing system installation, building sewer, repairs or replacement, water heater(s), vents, building drains, vacuum breakers, back flow devices or equipment serviced:  $20 for the first $1,000 of value, and $2 for each additional $1,000 in value or fraction thereof.
      (3)   Re-inspection fee:  $100.
      (4)   Failure to obtain a permit. If any person commences work before obtaining the necessary permit, the permit fee shall double.
      (5)   As determined by the Building Official, and when the valuation of the proposed construction exceeds $1,000 and a plan is required to be submitted, a plan-checking fee shall be paid the Building Official at the time of submitting plans and specifications for checking. The plan-checking fee shall be equal to one-half of the permit fee.
   (D)   Electrical permit fees.
      (1)   For issuing and filing each permit:  $24.
      (2)   For electrical system installation, upgrade, equipment serviced, alterations, additions or equipment installed:  $20 for the first $1,000 of value and $20 for each additional $1,000 in value or fraction thereof.
      (3)   Connection of existing service or safety inspection:  $20.
      (4)   Re-inspection fee:  $100.
      (5)   Failure to obtain a permit. If any person commences work before obtaining the necessary permit, the permit fee shall double.
      (6)   As determined by the Building Official, and when the valuation of the proposed construction exceeds $1,000 and a plan is required to be submitted, a plan-checking fee shall be paid to the Building Official at the time of submitting plans and specifications for checking. The plan-checking fee shall be equal to one half of the permit fee.
(Ord. 99072, passed 1-11-00; Am. Ord. 00038, passed 7-11-00; Am. Ord. 00071, passed 1-9-01; Am. Ord. 03051, passed 9-9-03; Am. Ord. 07063, passed 10-9-07; Am. Ord. 11046, passed 7-12-11; Am. Ord. 14025, passed 4-8-14; Am. Ord. 16083, passed 10-11-16; Am. Ord. 17017, passed 5-9-17)