§ 152.12 BUILDING PERMIT FEES.
   (A)   General permit fees shall be as stated below. The minimum fee for all general permits shall be $65 unless otherwise set forth herein.
      (1)   Permit fees (building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing) for new construction, additions and repairs shall be based on the estimated in place cost of construction as per the following chart.
 
PROJECT VALUE
RATE
Up to $250,000
2.5% of Value
From $250,001 to $500,000
$6,250 plus 2.4% over $250,000 of Value
From $500,001 to $1,000,000
$12,250 plus 2.3% over $500,000 of Value
From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
$23,750 plus 2.2% over $1,000,000 of Value
From $5,000,000 to $10,000,000
$111,750 plus 2.1% over $5,000,000 of Value
Over $10,000,000
$216,750 plus 2.0% over $10,000,000 of Value
 
Estimated in-place cost of construction shall include all systems. The estimated in-place cost of construction may be a figure provided by the permit holder or an estimated figure using the latest edition of the Building Construction Cost Data, Division 17: Square Foot Cost (using median unit cost and City Cost Index), published by R. S. Means, whichever is greater. A copy of the contract may be required by the Building Official at the time a building permit application is submitted to correspond with the valuation indicated on the application. Whenever there is any uncertainty as to the classification of a building, the Building Official shall determine the classification.
      (2)   A submittal fee for additions, alterations and new construction shall be a non-refundable fee to be paid at time of permit application. The submittal fee will be credited to the permit fee upon issuance of the permit. Submittal fee shall be 50% of the permit fee.
      (3)   Permit fee for general maintenance shall be based on the estimated in place cost of construction but shall not be less than $65 for each discipline. The fee shall be based on the following chart.
 
PROJECT VALUE
RATE
Up to $250,000
2.5% of Value
From $250,001 to $500,000
$6,250 plus 2.4% over $250,000 of Value
From $500,001 to $1,000,000
$12,250 plus 2.3% over $500,000 of Value
From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
$23,750 plus 2.2% over $1,000,000 of Value
From $5,000,000 to $10,000,000
$111,750 plus 2.1% over $5,000,000 of Value
Over $10,000,000
$216,750 plus 2.0% over $10,000,000 of Value
 
       * All references to value in Section 152.12 are defined as the estimated in-place cost of construction.  
However, no permit shall be required for general maintenance repairs which do not change the occupancy, and the value of which does not exceed the exemption set forth in § 105.2 (A) of the Florida Building Code in labor and materials, as determined by the Building Official.
      (4)   Temporary tents and temporary fabric canopies for special events and public events:
 
up to 120 sq. ft.
No permit required as per Florida Building Code § 3103.1.1.
over 120 -500 sq. ft.
$150 for the first tent; $20 per tent for each additional tent
500 sq. ft. and larger
$250 for the first tent; $20 per tent for each additional tent
 
      (5)   The issuance of a foundation-only permit or a permit for any part of a building or structure shall be determined by the Building Official after submittal of the appropriate construction documents and before the complete set of construction documents for the entire building or structure have been submitted, and paid at the time of issuance. The holder of such permit for the foundation or other parts of a building or structure shall proceed at the holder’s own risk and without assurance that a permit for the entire structure will be granted. Corrections may be required to meet the requirements of technical codes. The permit fee for a foundation-only permit shall be $1.00 per sq. ft. The permit fee for any part of a building or structure shall be in accordance with (A)(1) of this subsection. The foregoing fees are in addition to total building fees.
      (6)   Change of contractor
         (per discipline)   $100
      (7)   Permit card replacement
         (per discipline)   $25
      (8)   Replacement plans.
         (a)   Cost of reproduction
            1.   Sheets up to 8-1/2"x14": $0.15 per sheet plus $0.05 for double sided.
            2.   Sheets larger than 8-1/2"x14" and up to and including 11"x17": $0.30 per sheet plus $0.10 for double sided.
            3.   Sheets larger than 11"x17": $6.00 per sheet.
      (9)   Roofing permits shall be a
         minimum of   $75   
      (10)   Turn on electrical inspection fee   $65
      (11)   Temporary electrical service   $65
      (12)   Residential A/C change out to
         4-ton system            $65
            over 4-ton each additional   $20
            ton or fraction thereof   
      (13)   A/C and furnace change out to
         4-ton system            $70
            over 4-ton each additional   $20
            ton or fraction thereof   
      (14)   Smoke evacuation test (each)   $400
      (15)   Technology Fee
         There shall be a Technology Fee added to each permit to cover a portion of the costs of required acquisition of industry technology. The fee shall be 0.5% of the total Permit Fee.
   (B)   Plans examination fees.
      (1)   (a)   Fees. Plans examination fee for alterations, additions, and new construction shall be .6% of the estimated cost of construction. Maximum fee per each $1,000,000 of in-place cost of construction shall be $1,000. Plans examination fees cover the initial plans examination after the plans are first submitted, plus two reviews after the designer(s) have made corrections. Minimum fee of $10 (where the construction value is $0, there is no fee).
         (b)   Re-review of plans. When failure of the designer(s) to make corrections result in additional plan review time being spent on a given project, the extra time will be charged at the rate of $100 per hour per plan reviewer with one-hour minimum.
      (2)   Extensive review for changes of plans or documents, shop drawings, or product approvals after permit issuance shall be at $100 per hour. EXTENSIVE shall mean any review that required more than 15 minutes.
      (3)   Expedited overtime plan reviews. When requested by applicant, overtime plan reviews shall be in addition to the plan examination fee and shall be at the rate of $100 per hour per reviewer with one hour minimum for an extended work shift during regular business days; weekend and city observed holidays $420 for the first three hours plus $140 per additional hour per reviewer.
   (C)   Dry Run. Any applicant that requests a "Dry Run," which is a review of the project before an actual submittal of a permit application may do so with the payment of 25% of the total permit fee. The Dry Run addresses one review only. If the applicant submits the application for a permit within two years of the Dry Run submittal, the submittal fee will be credited toward the permit. If the permit application is not submitted within two years, the submittal fee will not be credited. The applicant must still submit the remainder of the submittal fee prior to actual processing of the permit.
   (D)   Private Provider.
      (1)   Under state law, the private provider must be certified and meet the requirements of the City of Pompano Beach.
      (2)   The private provider must have all certifications in place before submittal of the building permit application.
      (3)   Private providers must submit inspection reports to the City of Pompano Beach for monitoring purposes.
      (4)   Failure to comply with these provisions will cause the building permit fee to revert to the regular schedule.
      (5)   Building permit fees for private provider applications are as follows.
IF PRIVATE PROVIDER PERFORMS
ONE FUNCTION (INSPECTIONS)
 
PROJECT VALUE
RATE
Up to $250,000
2.425% of value
From $250,001 to $500,000
$5,937.50 plus 2.328% over $250,000 of value
From $500,001 to $1,000,000
$11,882.50 plus 2.231% over $500,000 of value
From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
$23,037.50 plus 2.134% over $1,000,000 of value
From $5,000,000 to $10,000,000
$108,397.50 plus 2.037% over $5,000,000 of value
Over $10,000,000
$210,247.50 plus 1.940% over $10,000,000 of value
 
IF PRIVATE PROVIDER PERFORMS
BOTH PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTIONS
 
PROJECT VALUE
RATE
Up to $250,000
2.35% of value
From $250,001 to $500,000
$5,875.00 plus 2.256% over $250,000 of value
From $500,001 to $1,000,000
$11,515.00 plus 2.162% over $500,000 of value
From $1,000,000 to $5,000,000
$22,325.00 plus 2.068% over $1,000,000 of value
From $5,000,000 to $10,000,000
$105,045.00 plus 1.974% over $5,000,000 of value
Over $10,000,000
$203,745.00 plus 1.880% over $10,000,000 of value
 
   (E)   Photovoltaic Systems Permit Fees.
      (1)   Photovoltaic Systems permit fees shall be based on the following fee structure unless otherwise set forth herein.
SYSTEM SIZE         RATE
Up to 10 kW systems      $260 per trade
Over 10 kW systems      $260 plus $10 per kW over 10 kW (or any portion thereof) per trade
(Ord. 87-52, passed 6-16-87; Am. Ord. 91-75, passed 7-30-91; Am. Ord. 93-58, passed 7-27-93; Am. Ord. 94-45, passed 6-14-94; Am. Ord. 94-66, passed 9-27-94; Am. Ord. 97-26, passed 12-10-96; Am. Ord. 98-35, passed 3-10-98; Am. Ord. 2000-05, passed 10-12-99; Am. Ord. 2002-20, passed 1-8-02; Am. Ord. 2002-49, passed 4-23-02; Am. Ord. 2004-71, passed 9-28-04; Am. Ord. 2010-03, passed 10-27-09; Am. Ord. 2013-23, passed 11-27-12; Am. Ord. 2013- 72, passed 7-23-13; Am. Ord. 2014-12, passed 12-10-13; Am. Ord. 2015-76, passed 9-8-15; Am. Ord. 2016-64, passed 6-28-16; Am. Ord. 2020-52, passed 4-28-20; Am. Ord. 2021-89, passed 9-28-21; Am. Ord. 2022-44, passed 4-26-22)