903.10  PERMIT FEES.
   At any time any permit herein required is issued, the applicant therefor shall pay into the City treasury a fee based upon the following schedule:
   (a)   A fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) or Twenty Five Cents per square foot of sidewalk and driveway constructed, which ever is the greater. 
      A fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) or Fifty Cents per lineal foot of curb and gutter constructed, which ever is the greater.
      For Permits pertaining to both sidewalk or driveway and curb and gutter, a fee of Twenty Dollars ($20.00) or the sum of Twenty Five Cents per square foot of sidewalk and driveway constructed or Fifty Cents per lineal foot of curb and gutter constructed, which ever is the greater.
   (b)   When any person, firm, or corporation has commenced work on a project involving the construction of sidewalk, driveway, curb or gutter without first procuring the necessary permit therefor, the City Engineer shall make a thorough investigation to determine whether all work performed prior to the subsequent issuance date of the specified permit conforms to all pertinent Ordinances.  The charge for making such investigations prior to the issuance of the necessary permit shall be equal to the amount of the permit fee required multiplied by two and shall be in addition to the cost of the permit, but in no event shall the additional charge for investigation exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
   (c)   Sidewalks, Curbs, and Gutters.  In instances where the applicant desires to repair or initially construct both a sidewalk and curb and gutter there shall be only one charge.  This charge shall be made in accordance with the work item having the highest permit fee as set forth in subsections (a) and (b) hereof.
   (d)   Sidewalk Vault Covers.
      For the repair of doors, grating, covering of manholes, coal holes, vaults and cellars:  three dollars ($3.00);
      For the installation or new construction of doors, grating, covering of manholes, coal holes, vaults and cellars:  six dollars ($6.00).
      (Ord. 05-253.  Passed 10-4-05.)