3-1-2: SCHEDULE OF FEES:
The City Council hereby establishes the following schedule of fees:
Item
City Code Reference
2024 Fee
A.
Licenses:
 
 
Item
City Code Reference
2024 Fee
A.
Licenses:
 
 
 
Liquor:
Subsection 4-1-8 A3
 
 
 
On-sale 3.2 liquor
 
$ 100.00
 
 
Off-sale 3.2 liquor
 
100.00
 
 
Club
 
75.00
 
 
On-sale intoxicating liquor
 
4,500.00
 
 
Off-sale intoxicating liquor
 
150.00
 
 
Intoxicating liquor (Sunday)
 
200.00
 
 
Investigation fee (single or corporation)
 
500.00
 
 
Consumption and display
 
No cost
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Wine
 
150.00
 
 
Temporary liquor
 
75.00
 
 
Small-brewer (off-sale)
 
150.00
 
 
Brewpub license
 
200.00
 
 
Taproom license
 
200.00
 
Garbage hauler
Subsection 5-3-4 B
100.00
 
Dynamic display signs
Subsection 4-11-4 B
No cost
 
Mobile food unit
Subsection 4-12-3 D
$50.00
 
Peddlers, solicitors, transient merchant license
Subsection 4-5-2 C
$100.00/applicant
 
Rental housing license:
Title 4, chapter 6
 
 
 
License (initial/renewal)
 
100.00/du
 
 
 
1. Single family, two-family, townhouse, or condominium apartment
 
$65.00, plus $65.00/hour (minimum 1 hour) after 2 inspections for initial license or renewal
 
 
 
2. Multiple family building under single ownership
 
$65.00/hour (minimum 1 hour)
 
Pawnbrokers, precious metals dealers and/or secondhand good dealers:
Section 4-4-4
 
 
 
Annual license
 
$500.00
 
 
Investigation fee
 
$200.00 + cost incurred
 
 
Reportable transaction fee
 
$50.00/transaction
 
 
Daily reporting penalty
 
50.00/day
 
Massage services:
Subsection 4-8-4 E
 
 
 
Business license
 
500.00
 
 
Personal license
 
100.00
 
 
Application investigation business license
 
100.00/operator
 
 
Application investigation personal license
 
100.00
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Compost facility license
Subsection 5-3-8 C
200.00
B.
Permits:
 
 
 
Building permits:
Subsection 9-1-1 B
 
 
 
Building permit refund fee
Subsection 9-1-2 B2b
$30.00
 
 
Building permit fees. Total valuation:
 
 
 
 
 
$1.00 to $1,200.00
 
50.00
 
 
 
$1,201.00 to $2,000.00
 
$50.00 for the first $1,200.00 plus $3.27 for each additional $100.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.00
 
 
 
$2,001.00 to $25,000.00
 
$76.18 for the first $2,000.00 plus $15.40 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000.00
 
 
 
$25,001.00 to $50,000.00
 
$430.38 for the first $25,000.00 plus $11.11 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.00
 
 
 
$50,001.00 to $100,000.00
 
$708.13 for the first $50,000.00 plus $7.70 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00
 
 
 
$100,001.00 to $500,000.00
 
$1,093.13 for the first $100,000.00 plus $6.16 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.00
 
 
 
$500,001.00 to $1,000,000.00
 
$3,557.13 for the first $500,000.00 plus $5.23 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000.00
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City Code Reference
2024 Fee
 
   
 
$1,000,001.00 and up
 
$6,169.63 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $4.02 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof
 
 
Plan review
 
A plan review fee shall be collected on all permits issued for work governed by Chapter 4, Section 1 of the City Code in accordance with Minnesota Statutes section 326B.153. This fee is based on 65 percent of the building permit fee. Basement finish and deck permit plan review fees are 10 percent of the building permit fee
 
 
State of Minnesota surcharge
 
A surcharge fee shall be collected on all permits issued for work governed by Chapter 4, Section 1 of the City Code in accordance with Minnesota Statutes section 16B.70
 
 
Special investigation fee
 
The fee for a special investigation shall be equal to (but in addition to) the building permit fee
 
 
Electrical permits and inspections
Subsection 9-3-5 C
The fee schedule set forth in Minnesota Statutes section 326B.37 is adopted by reference and incorporated herein
 
Water connection charge
Subsection 8-1-5 C
$3,192.00/REC
 
Sewer connection charge
Subsection 8-1-6 C
9,147.00/REC
 
Water meter assembly:
Subsection 8-2-2 D
 
 
1.
5/8 inch
 
405.07/each
 
2.
1 inch
 
636.80/each
 
3.
11/2 inch
 
1,011.07/each
 
4.
2 inch
 
1,266.69/each
 
5.
Over 2 inch
 
Quote
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Other permit fees (flat fee) (subsection 9-1-1B):
 
 
 
Item
Fee
Surcharge
Total    
 
 
Air conditioner
$ 50.00
$1.00
$ 51.00
 
 
Door replacement (same opening size)
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Fireplace
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Furnace
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Furnace and air conditioner (same house)
75.00
1.00
76.00
 
 
Lawn irrigation
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Roof
150.00
1.00
151.00
 
 
Septic install/repair
150.00
0.00
150.00
 
 
Septic tank (only) replace
50.00
0.00
50.00
 
 
Siding
150.00
1.00
151.00
 
 
Water Heater
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Water Softener
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
 
Windows
50.00
1.00
51.00
 
Construction escrows:
Subsection 11-19-2E
 
 
1.
Landscape/as-built grading
 
$3,000.00/lot
 
2.
Driveway/sidewalk
 
 
 
   a. Urban Lot
 
$2,000.00/lot
 
 
   b. Rural lot
 
$5,500.00/lot
 
Burning permit
Section 5-4-4
No cost
 
Fence permit:
Subsection 11-19-4A
 
 
 
Basic permit
 
$ 50.00
Item
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City Code Reference
2024 Fee
 
 
Easement encroachment
 
100.00
 
Second driveway permit
Section 11-21-6.D.4
100.00
 
Home occupation permit
Subsection 11-28-3A
50.00
 
Sign permit
Subsection 11-37-7A3
50.00
 
Natural landscaping permit
Subsection 5-2-3F1
100.00
 
Sewer and water hook-up:
Subsection 8-1-4A
 
 
 
Permit
 
Included with building permit
 
 
Inspection
 
$ 50.00/hour
 
New construction assessor's valuation:
 
 
 
 
Estimated construction value <$499,999.00
 
60.00
 
 
Estimated construction value >$500,000.00
 
160.00
 
Swimming pool administrative permit
Subsection 11-18-5B
50.00
 
Lawful gambling
Subsection 4-7-6D
 
   Investigation fee
 
100.00
 
Archery permit
Subsection 6-3-3L
No cost
 
Play field use:
Resolution 2013-65
 
 
 
City sponsored users
 
No-charge
 
 
Recognized youth associations:
 
 
 
 
 
Ballfield
 
$250.00/seasonal field assignment
 
 
 
Soccer (4v4 size field)
 
$150.00/seasonal field assignment
 
 
 
Soccer (full size fields)
 
$250.00/seasonal field assignment
 
 
 
Soccer lights
 
$4.00 per hour
 
 
 
Athletic tournaments
 
$150.00 per tournament
 
 
 
Day camps
 
$ 20.00 per day
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All other users:
 
 
 
 
 
Monday - Thursday; baseball
 
50.00/field/day
 
 
 
Monday - Thursday; field game
 
50.00/field/day
 
 
 
Saturday/Sunday; baseball
 
100.00/field/day
 
 
 
Saturday/Sunday; field game
 
100.00/field/day
 
 
Other charges:
 
 
 
 
 
Public works staff/equipment
 
Refer to Sec. 3-1-2.E.9
 
 
 
Portable toilets/trash containers
 
Cost incurred
 
 
 
Clean up of site and/or equipment replacement
 
A deposit may be required in an amount approved by the Parks and Recreation Commission
 
Park living memorials
Resolution 2012-08
Cost incurred
 
Prairie Park veterans memorial paver
Resolution 2018-43
$30.00
 
Engraved bench
Resolution 2021-78
$1,600.00
 
Park shelters:
Resolution 2013-13
 
 
 
Residents
 
$20.00/per reservation
 
 
Non-residents
 
$40.00/per reservation
 
Prairie Center:
Resolution 2014-21
 
 
 
Activity room:
 
 
 
 
 
Resident
 
$40.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
 
Non-resident
 
$55.00/hour + Sales Tax
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Conference room 1 (fireplace):
 
 
 
 
 
Resident
 
$20.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
 
Non-resident
 
$30.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
Conference room 2 (northeast):
 
 
 
 
 
Resident
 
$15.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
 
Non-resident
 
$20.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
Conference room 3 (small):
 
 
 
 
 
Resident
 
$10.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
 
Non-resident
 
$15.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
Conference room 4 (southwest):
 
 
 
 
 
Resident
 
$20.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
 
Non-resident
 
$30.00/hour + Sales Tax
 
 
There shall be a $15.00/hour surcharge for room rentals after 5:00 P.M. Monday through Thursday, after 12:00 noon on Friday or on Saturday or Sunday.
 
 
The City may charge additional fees (and Sales Tax when required) for a security officer to be present or unusual or extra-ordinary services or facilities as determined by the Parks and Recreation Manager.
 
 
Nonprofits serving the Otsego area will have the opportunity to rent space at Prairie Center once per month for a fee of 50 percent of the regular residential fee rate for that space.
 
Special event permit
 
 
 
City property
Section 8-7-6
$25.00
 
 
All others
Section 4-2-4
$500.00
 
Outdoor entertainment permit:
Section 4-3-4
 
 
 
Single event
 
$ 50.00
 
 
Reoccurring event on the same day(s) of week each calendar year
 
50.00
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Item
City Code Reference
2024 Fee
C.
Development applications:
 
 
 
Comprehensive Plan Amendment:
 
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow - single family
 
1,000.00
 
c.
Escrow - all others
 
3,000.00
 
Zoning amendment (map or text):
Subsection 11-3-2A1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow - single family
 
1,000.00
 
c.
Escrow - all others
 
3,000.00
 
Variance:
Subsection 11-6-4C1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow - single family
 
1,000.00
 
c.
Escrow - all others
 
5,000.00
 
Conditional use permit:
Subsection 11-4-2A1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow - single family
 
1,000.00
 
c.
Escrow - all others
 
5,000.00
 
Interim use permit:
Subsection 11-5-2A1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
Administrative permit and appeals:
Subsections 11-8-2A1 and 11-7-3D
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
200.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
400.00
Item
City Code Reference
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Item
City Code Reference
2024 Fee
 
Site plan review:
Subsection 11-9-3A1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
Concept plan/PUD concept plan:
Subsection 11-3-2A1
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
PUD development stage plan:
Sec. 11-36-4D
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
PUD/CUP/IUP approval extension:
Subsections 11-4-5B3 and 11-5-6B3
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
200.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
1,000.00
 
Sketch plan/preliminary plat:
Subsection 10-5-2A2
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
Final plat:
Subsection 10-5-3A4
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
5,000.00
 
Administrative subdivision:
Subsection 10-4-2C
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
200.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
800.00
 
Environmental assessment worksheet review
 
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
 
b.
Escrow
 
2,000.00
Item
City Code Reference
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Item
City Code Reference
2024 Fee
 
Development contract/SIPA - minimums
 
 
 
 
Legal escrow
 
1,500.00
 
 
Engineering/construction observation escrow
 
10,000.00
 
 
City administrative fee
 
1,500.00
D.
Development fees:
 
 
 
Water availability charge
Subsection 8-1-5B
3,192.00/REC
 
Sewer availability charge
Subsection 8-2-5B
3,049.00/REC
 
Stormwater impact:
Section 8-4-1
 
 
a.
Lefebvre Creek
 
3,033.00/gross acre
 
b.
Otsego Creek
 
4,318.00/net acre
 
c.
North Mississippi Watershed
 
8,482.00/gross acre
 
Park land fee in lieu of land dedication:
Section 10-8-15
 
 
a.
Residential development
 
3,538.00/du
 
b.
Commercial development
 
10,073.00/gross acre
 
c.
Industrial development
 
1,966.00/gross acre
 
CSAH 39/TH 101 AUAR
n/a
280.00/gross acre
E.
General government services:
 
 
 
General labor (minimum 15 minutes)
 
30.00/hour
 
Copies:
 
 
 
 
1. Letter, legal, or ledger (per copy - black & white up to 100 pages - .50 dbl sided)
* more than 100 pages - general labor charges apply
 
0.25/per copy
 
 
2. Letter, legal, or ledger (per copy - color up to 100 pages - 1.00 dbl sided)
* more than 100 pages - general labor charges apply
 
0.50/per copy
 
 
3. Larger scale prints
 
$10.00/per copy
 
Zoning confirmation letter
 
60.00/parcel
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Special assessment search
 
35.00/parcel
 
Returned check fee
 
30.00
 
Assessment administration fee
 
100.00/parcel
 
Assessment roll copy
 
100.00
 
Special meeting
 
$500.00
 
Radon test kits
 
$5.00/each
 
Inspection fee:
Section 9-4-3
 
 
 
Fire sprinkler inspections residential (townhomes)
 
$1.50/per square foot
 
 
Fire sprinkler inspections commercial
 
Based on valuation
 
 
Other (non-permit) building safety inspections
 
$150.00 + $75.00 for each re-inspection
 
 
Biannual fire inspection (commercial, industrial, and institutional uses)
 
No charge for the first 2 inspections/costs incurred for any other inspection
 
FOG interceptor/separator inspection
Subsection 8-3-11E
No charge
 
Public works (not otherwise specified):
 
 
 
 
Labor per employee - full time
 
$50.00/hour + overtime per City Policy
 
 
Labor per employee - seasonal
 
$25.00/hour + overtime per City Policy
 
 
Equipment:
 
 
 
 
1.
Tandem axle truck
 
$50.00/hour
 
 
2.
Single axle truck
 
45.00/hour
 
 
3.
Loader
 
95.00/hour
 
 
4.
Grader
 
125.00/hour
 
 
5.
Excavator
 
60.00/hour
 
 
6.
Skid loader
 
35.00/hour
 
 
7.
Skid loader with attachment
 
40.00/hour
 
 
8.
Tractor with 3-point
 
20.00/hour
 
 
9.
Tractor with attachment
 
35.00/hour
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10.
Power tools:
 
 
 
 
 
a.
Weed whip
 
5.00/hour
 
 
 
b.
Chain saw
 
5.00/hour
 
 
 
c.
Blower
 
5.00/hour
 
 
11.
Jet-vac
 
125.00/hour
 
 
12.
Snowblower
 
90.00/hour
 
 
13.
Street sweeper
 
100.00/hour
 
 
Sandbags/sand
 
$10.00/bundle of 30 sandbags
 
 
Items not listed:
 
 
 
 
 
City equipment
 
FEMA schedule of equipment rates
 
 
 
Rental
 
Costs incurred
 
 
 
Minimum charge
 
1 hour
 
 
 
Expenses, services, supplies
 
Actual cost + 15 percent
F.
Documents:
 
 
 
City Map
 
$ 5.00
 
Zoning Map - large scale
 
10.00
 
Zoning Map - small scale
 
5.00
 
Floodplain Map
 
No cost
 
Other documents
 
Costs incurred + 15 percent
G.
Animals:
 
 
 
Impound/release permit
Subsection 6-2-11C
All costs incurred
 
Fowl keeping license
Subsection 11-26-4G9
$ 20.00
H.
Public safety:
 
 
 
Administrative enforcement civil penalties:
Subsection 1-5-3B
 
 
a.
Class A (animal violations)
 
50.00
 
b.
Class B (zoning violations - except signs)
 
200.00
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c.
Class C (nuisance, sign ordinance, business license, and building regulation violations)
 
200.00
 
d.
Nuisance abatement fee
 
$200.00 + costs incurred
 
False alarm charge:
Section 3-2-4
 
 
a.
Fire
 
No charge for first 3 alarms, $200.00 for fourth alarm, $200.00 + $50.00 for each successive alarm per calendar year
 
b.
Other
 
No charge for first 3 alarms, $50.00 for fourth alarm, $100.00 for each successive alarm per calendar year
 
Fire services charges:
Section 3-2-3
 
 
 
Mutual aid:
 
 
 
 
1.
Agriculture, residential building, vacant parcel
 
Cost incurred
 
 
2.
Commercial, industrial, institutional building
 
Cost incurred
I.
Engineering:
 
 
 
Mineral extraction
Section 4-9-10
$0.10 per cubic yard mined per calendar year
 
Wetland delineation review
Subsection 11-16-5B
 
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
200.00
 
 
b.
Escrow
 
2,000.00
 
Water tower/antenna review
 
3,500.00 escrow
 
Street sign (sign + installation of new sign)
Engineering Manual
250.00/sign
 
Certification of grading:
Subsection 11-16-5G
 
 
a.
Initial survey review
 
150.00/lot
 
b.
Each re-inspection
 
125.00/lot
 
Petition for ROW or easement vacation:
Section 8-6-19
 
 
a.
Base fee
 
500.00
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b.
Escrow
 
1,000.00
 
c.
Total
 
1,500.00
 
ROW permit:
Subsection 8-6-7A
 
 
a.
Excavation fee
 
$200.00 + cost incurred
 
b.
Obstruction fee
 
$2.50/foot or $2,000.00 whichever is greater
 
c.
Obstruction escrow
 
$5,000.00 or $2.50/foot whichever is greater
 
 
Small wireless facility:
 
 
 
 
 
Management fee
 
$200.00
 
 
 
Annual lease fee for use of City structure
 
150.00
 
 
 
Annual collocation maintenance fee
 
25.00
 
 
 
Electrical service fee
 
Cost incurred
 
Site development (grading) permit:
Subsection 9-6-3D
 
 
a.
Up to 5 acres
 
500.00 escrow
 
b.
More than 5 acres
 
1,000.00 escrow
 
GIS data entry:
Engineering Manual
 
 
a.
Residential
 
100.00/acre
 
b.
Commercial, industrial, other
 
250.00/lot
 
Public improvement assessments:
Subsection 3-1-2I
 
 
Single family, two-family, and townhouse dwelling street assessment in accordance with the adopted Public Improvement Assessment Policy
 
Not to exceed 1,092.00
J.
Public utilities:
 
 
Item
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Municipal water and sewage usage rate
Subsection 8-1-5B
Water and sewer usage rates are established by the City Council with passage of a separate resolution on an annual basis. Any usage rate increases will be effective with the March billing
 
Watering ban violation fee
Subsection 8-2-6E
$ 50.00
 
Delinquent account administration fee
Section 8-1-9
100.00
 
Delinquent account late fee
Section 8-1-9A
5 percent on the unpaid portion of the account
 
Water disconnect/reconnect at service valve fees
Section 8-1-4A
A minimum of $75.00 will be charged, which included 1 hour of labor. Additional labor will be charged in 15 minute increments at the public works labor rate. Equipment and material charges will apply as necessary
 
Annual Stormwater District utility fee for lots of final platted after November 15, 1990:
Section 8-4-2
 
 
a.
Agricultural Districts:
 
 
 
 
1.
A-2 District
 
$ 36.42/parcel
 
b.
Residential Districts:
 
 
 
 
1.
R-C, R-1, R-2, R-3 Districts
 
39.06/lot
 
 
2.
R-4A, R-4 Districts
 
18.87/lot
 
 
3.
R-5 District
 
14.95/unit
 
 
4.
R-MH District
 
10.08/unit
 
 
5.
R-6 District
 
 
 
 
 
(a) Single family lot
 
14.95/unit
 
 
 
(b) Other dwelling unit
 
7.80/unit
 
 
6.
R-7 District
 
 
Item
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(a) Single family lot
 
14.95/unit
 
 
 
(b) Twin home or townhouse dwelling unit
 
7.80/unit
 
 
 
(c) Multiple family dwelling unit
 
3.58/unit
 
c.
Business Districts
 
80.66/gross acre
 
d.
Industrial Districts
 
80.66/gross acre
 
Storm sewer surcharge (sump pump)
Subsection 8-3-7D4b
50.00/month
 
Type 1 street light (new installation):
Section 10-9-11
 
 
 
City Installed
 
Costs incurred per installation
 
 
Developer installed
 
500.00/light
 
Type 2 street light (new installation):
 
 
 
 
City installed
 
Costs incurred per installation
K.
Franchise fees:
 
 
 
Cable franchise application
Section 4-10-9
5,000.00
 
(Ord. 2018-13, 12-10-2018, eff. 1-1-2019; amd. Ord. 2019-04, 2-11-2019; Ord. 2019-07, 4-8-2019; Ord. 2019-08, 4-8-2019; Ord. 2019-27, 12-9-2019; Ord. 2020-18, 12-14-2020; Ord. 2021-16, 9-27-2021; Ord. 2021-17, 9-27-2021; Ord. 2021-18, 10-25-2021; Ord. 2021-27, 12-13-2021; Ord. 2022-01, 1-10-2022; Ord. 2022-11, 6-13-2022; Ord. 2022-12, 6-27-2022; Ord. 2022-17, 12-12-2022; Ord. 2023-07, 9-25-2023; Ord. 2024-01, 1-8-2024)