A.   Construction Permit Without On Site Inspection: The minimum fee for a construction permit that does not require on site inspection shall be thirty five dollars ($35.00).
   B.   Construction Permit With On Site Inspection: The minimum fee for a construction permit that requires on site inspection shall be seventy dollars ($70.00).
   C.   Additional Fees: The minimum fees set out above cover construction with an estimated cost not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00). For construction projects that exceed an estimated cost of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00), an additional fee of two dollars ($2.00) per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of estimated costs in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) shall be imposed. For example, the total permit fee for construction estimated to cost one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) and which does require a site visit will be two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00); however, the maximum construction permit fee shall be three thousand dollars ($3,000.00).
   D.   Fence Or Hedge Permits: The fee for fence or hedge permits shall be thirty dollars ($30.00).
   E.   Demolition Permit: The fee for a demolition permit shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00).
Building permit fees shall be paid in cash or equivalent for each permit to the building and zoning officer and receipt given. The building and zoning officer shall determine the appropriate permit fee under the provisions of this Code. However, no permit fee shall be required for any building or structure owned by the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof or by the State or by any agency, instrumentality or government or political subdivision thereof, specifically including Clay County and buildings or structures constructed on the Clay County Fairgrounds. (Ord. 13; Ord. 200, 11-1-1976; Ord. 349, 7-6-1987; Ord. 392, 10-1-1990; 1991 Code; Ord. 597, 12-15-2003; Ord. 817, 6-5-2017, eff. 7-1-2017)