§ 70.004  PERMITS AND FEES
   The fees for permits and inspections shall be as follows:
BUILDING PERMIT FEES
 
Building plan review fees
 
Residential plans
$35.00 per original set
 
$15.00 for each plans revision
Commercial plans
$100 per original set
 
$50.00 per revision
Building Type
 
Residential Construction:
 
    R-1 Hotels/Motels
$0.14 per square foot
    R-2 Multi-Family
$0.14 per square foot
    R-3 One and two-family attached
$0.14 per square foot
    R-4 One and two-family detached
$0.14 per square foot
 
Residential Additions and Alterations:
 
    R-3 One and two-family attached
$0.14 per square foot ($50.00 minimum)
    R-4 One and two-family detached
$0.14 per square foot ($50.00 minimum)
Nonresidential:
    Theaters - A-1
$0.16 per square foot
    Nightclubs - A-2
$0.16 per square foot
    Recreation centers - A-3
$0.16 per square foot
    Churches - A-4
$0.16 per square foot
    Business - Group B
$0.16 per square foot
    Education - Group E
$0.16 per square foot
    Factor and industrial - Group F
    F-1 Moderate Hazard
$0.16 per square foot
    F-2 Low Hazard
$0.16 per square foot
    Mercantile - Group M
$0.16 per square foot
    Storage - Group S
    S-1 Moderate Hazard
$0.16 per square foot
    S-2 Low Hazard
$0.16 per square foot
Fee for other required permits shall be as follows:
Pools (Residential)
$0.06 per cubic foot ($50.00 minimum)
   (Commercial)
$0.06 per cubic foot ($100.00 minimum)
   Cubic footage calculated (L x W x Avg depth)
Demolitions
$50.00 per 1,000 square feet of foot print
Moving of structure (to permanent site or storage)
$50.00
Issuing elec. permit for elec. inspection
$25.00
HVAC permit (Residential) (Per unit)
$35.00
HVAC permit (Commercial) (Per unit)
$75.00
Solid fuel permit
$35.00
Range hoods
$225.00
Commercial dryer
$35.00
Fire alarms (up to 20,000 square feet)
$275.00
Fire alarms (over 20,000 square feet)
$275.00 plus $30.00 per 10,000 in excess of 20,000
Automatic sprinkler systems
   (04 - 100 sprinkler heads)
$150.00
   (101 - 200 sprinkler heads)
$200.00
   (201 - 300 sprinkler heads)
$250.00
   (301 - 400 sprinkler heads)
$300.00
   (401 - 750 sprinkler heads)
$325.00
   (over 750 sprinkler heads)
$325.00 plus $0.30 per sprinkler over 750
Range hood suppression systems
$150.00
Local permit (Commercial)
   Local permit in addition to state issued permit
$0.06 per square foot ($100.00 minimum)
Permit extension
$75.00
The minimum fee for any activity for which a permit is required
$50.00
The minimum fee for any commercial or industrial permit shall be
$100.00
Re-inspection fee (3rd inspection on any phase)
$25.00
 
An administrative fee for all permits
$5.00
Commercial alterations and repairs
$0.0030 times the cost of alterations, or the same as new construction, whichever is less
The fee shall be doubled for work started without a permit
   ELECTRICAL INSPECTION FEES
 
Residential work:
Service change (includes mobile homes)
$50.00
New houses:
   Rough-ins
$55.00
   Finals
$55.00
House additions:
   1 to 3 rooms and garages: rough-ins
$55.00
   Finals
$55.00
Complete rewire and service change, same as new house
$55.00
Temporary services
$45.00
Re-inspections
$40.00
Room additions
$75.00
Mobile homes
$50.00
 
 
Commercial work:
Each panel board
$35.00
Each circuit
$1.25
Motors up to 10 h.p.
$5.00
Space heaters
$3.00
Furnace and air conditioners
$5.00
Heat and air condition combined
$8.00
Water heaters
$3.00
Motors over 10 h.p.
$8.00
Each opening
$0.25
Each trip-ditches slabs re-inspections, etc.
$40.00
Transformers
$5.00
All double poled breakers constitute 2 circuits.
Request electrical inspections by individuals or companies will be charges according to time involved and structure size.
Any factory, warehouse, school or other large structure which requires frequent visits to keep up with progress of electrical work being performed, fee will be 1% of the total electrical contract plus any add-ons.
Any work concealed in any matter which will not allow a full inspection will not be accepted; and for each re-inspection, a fee of $35.00 will be charged.
Billings for commercial work will be after inspection or completion of project.
 
(Ord. 2000-10-05, passed 10-5-00; Am. Ord. 2003-03-20, passed 3-20-03; Am. Ord. 2004-07-29(A), passed 7-29-04; Am. Ord. 2007-01-04, passed 1-4-07; Am. Ord. 2007-07-19(A), passed 7-19-07; Am. Ord. 2012-09-20(A), passed 9-20-12; Am. Ord. 2015-10-29(A), passed 10-29-15; Am. Ord. 2017-06-01, passed 6-1-17)