§ 195.01  FEE SCHEDULE.
   (A)   Miscellaneous.
 
Home occupation registry
$40
 
Zoning confirmation
$45
form letter on Zionsville letterhead
Zoning determination
$65
includes two hours of research time; docket search, VAR/SE/RZ etc.
Research
$25
per hour every hour over initial two hours
Permit extensions
$50
one time, up to six months
Expired permit notification/renewal
$250
 
 
   (B)   Encroachment agreements.
 
Encroachment - right-of-way (ROW)
$65
application fee
Encroachment - air
$65
application fee
Encroachment - easement
$65
application fee
 
   (C)   Land use petitions.
 
Administrative appeal
$300
 
Zone map change
   Residential districts
$400
plus $100 for each acre or any portion thereof
   Business or industrial districts
$1,000
plus $30 for each acre or any portion thereof
   All other districts
$1,200
plus $30 for each acre or any portion thereof
 
 
Variance
   Use
      Residential use
$400
plus $25 for each variance of development standard requested
      Other use
$1,200
 
   Development standards
      Residential districts
$375
plus $25 for each additional development standard requested
      All other districts
$675
plus $50 for each additional development standard requested
Special exception
$700
 
Amendment or termination of commitments of a variance or special exception
$1,000
 
Approvals
   Development plan
$675
plus $100 per acre
   Modification or termination of development plan
$575
plus $100 per acre
Plat/subdivision (R-SF-1, R-SF-2, R-V Districts
   Major plat - primary plat
$825
plus $30 per lot
   Major plat - secondary plat
$550
per section (plus $20 per lot)
   Minor plat - primary plat
$300
plus $15 per lot
   Minor plat - secondary plat
$550
per section (plus $20 per lot)
   Re-plat
$550
plus $100 per additional lot
Plat/subdivision (all other districts)
   Major plat - primary plat   
$1,000
plus $5 per lot
   Major plat - secondary plat
$400
per section
   Minor plat - primary plat
$1,000
plus $5 per lot
   Minor plat - secondary plat
$400
per section
   Re-plat
$500
plus $100 per additional lot
 
   (D)   Improvement location permits (building permit fee included.
      (1)   Residential
 
Single or two-family dwellings
   New building
$700
plus $0.10 per square foot (includes five inspections)
   Exterior and interior remodeling
$360
plus $0.10 per square foot if over 400 square feet of exterior remodeling (includes four inspections)
   Addition to an existing single or two-family dwelling
$360
plus $0.10 per square foot if over 400 square feet (includes four inspections)
Accessory uses
   Detached accessory buildings (large), garages, carports
$200
plus $0.10 per square foot over 200 square feet of total floor area (includes two inspections)
   Detached accessory buildings (small)
$100
plus $0.00. Structure shall be 200 square feet or less in square footage
   Swimming pools, hot tubs
   (above or below grade)
$350
plus $0.10 per square foot of total pool and deck, or hot tub dimension (includes two inspections)
   Decks
$75
floor height of 0 - 30 inches above grade requires structural plan review and final inspection (includes one inspection)
   Decks
$175
floor height greater than 30 inches above grade - plans required for verification with Indiana Code requirements (includes three inspections - footing, framing, final)
Demolition
$100
plus $50 each additional building
Other residential
$75
including roofing, patio and electrical permits
Additional certificate of occupancy fee applies to most permits (see details below).
No ILP is required and no fees are charged for fences.
Square footage is considered gross area, above grade (as further clarified on the improvement location permit application form.
 
      (2)   Commercial.
 
Multifamily dwellings
   Primary buildings
$500
plus $100 per unit (includes six inspections per unit)
   Accessory buildings/structures
$350
plus $0.10 per building/structure; per square foot if over 400 square feet (includes three inspections)
Business, industrial or special use
   New building
$500
plus $0.17 per square foot of total floor area (includes five base inspections)
   Addition to an existing building
$500
plus $0.17 per square foot of total floor area added (includes four inspections)
   Parking lot construction or remodeling (as a primary use or as an expansion or remodeling of an existing parking lot)
$5
per parking space (includes two inspections)
   Accessory buildings/structures
$350
plus $0.17 per square foot of total floor area over 100 square feet (includes three inspections)
   Interior remodel/tenant finish
$350
plus $0.17 per square foot (includes three inspections)
Demolition
$200
plus $100 per additional building
All other improvements
$90
includes one inspection
 
   (E)   Other improvement location permit fees.
 
Amended ILP application: (Residential)
$125
re-review
Amended ILP application: (Commercial/Industrial)
$150
re-review
Duplicate permit
$25
 
Re-inspection fees
$150
commercial
Re-inspection fees
$75
residential
 
   (F)   Signs.
 
Application fee
$25
does not count against permit fee
Final inspection fee
$25
 
On-premise freestanding identification
(ground or pylon)
   Up to 24 square feet in area
$200
 
   Over 24 square feet in area
$200
plus $1 per square foot of sign area
On-premise building identification
(wall, projecting, awning, canopy)
$45
plus $1 per square foot of sign area
On-premise incidental (any type)
$50
 
On-premise suspended
$50
 
On-premise (advertising)
$300
plus $1 per square foot of sign area
 
   (G)   Clearance of land/grading permit.
 
2.00 ac. (gross) or less in size
$50
plus $25/ac.
2.01 ac. (gross) in size, or larger
$125
plus $5/ac.
 
   (H)   Any other improvements.
 
$50
 
 
   (I)   Certificate of occupancy/temporary certificate of occupancy.
 
Primary use/building/structure
   Residential (single or two-family)
$50
 
   Residential (multifamily)
$50
per unit
   Business/industrial/or special use
$50
per leased area/tenant space
   All other
$25
 
Accessory use/building/structure in any district
 
$25
 
 
   (J)   Alternate fee.
 
Municipal and school fees
   The fees listed in this section shall not be applicable to all Zionsville Community School Corporation buildings, structures or facilities with the exception of commercial building inspection fees, which shall be reduced by one-half. All required inspections are to be scheduled with the Town of Zionsville. The waiver of these improvement location permit fees exempts neither the Zionsville Community School Corporation from compliance with all provisions of this zoning code.
Other fees
   For churches and other not-for-profit organizations, all fees listed in this section shall be reduced by one-half, including all required building inspection fees. Documentation of charitable (501c3) status shall be submitted with the petition or request for an improvement location permit in order to verify an organization's not-for-profit status.  All required inspections to be scheduled with the Town of Zionsville.
Fees for improvement location permit obtained after commencement of work
   If work for which an improvement location permit is required has commenced in violation of the provisions of the zoning code, the improvement location permit fee shall be five times the applicable amount stated in this section, however, the maximum fee incurred under this section shall be $5,000 plus the amount of the normal fee for the permit.
Late fees on inspections
   The following fees will be assessed when construction has been performed beyond a required inspection, i.e. pouring concrete prior to a footing inspection, insulating prior to the rough-in inspection and using or occupying new construction prior to a certificate of occupancy (c/o). Upon receipt of the late fee, the inspection must be scheduled and performed before work can resume.
      Single or two-family dwellings new building
$350
 
      Commercial new building
$500
 
      Residential other
$150
 
      Commercial other
$250
 
 
   (K)   Additional department/municipality fees that may be applicable when obtaining an improvement location permit. Town of Zionsville (as of 1-21-2014).
 
Residential single family
   Road impact fee
$1,009
(as of 10-7-2014)
   Park impact fee
$1,221
 
   Sewer connection and permit fee
$4,025
Wastewater Department #317-873-2332
   Stormwater individual lot permit
$200
Street & Stormwater Department #317-873- 4544
   Easement encroachment permit
$150
Street & Stormwater Department #317-873- 4544
   Drivecut review
n/a
Street & Stormwater Department #317-873- 4544
Commercial
   Fire protection permit
varies
Fire Department #317-873-5358
The following permits (IF APPLICABLE) must be obtained BEFORE improvement location permit submittal to the Town of Zionsville Planning & Economic Development Department
   Driveway permit
      Boone County Highway Department
#765-482-4550
1955 Indianapolis Avenue, Lebanon, IN 46052
      State of Indiana Highway Department
#765-362-3700
P.O. Box 667, Crawfordsville, IN 46933
   Septic/sewer and well/water
      Boone County Health Department
#765-483-4458
116 W. Washington, Rm B201, Lebanon, IN 46052
      TriCo Regional Sewer Utility
#317-844-9200
10701 N. College Ave., Ste A, Indianapolis, IN 46280
      Whitestown Municipal Sewers
#317-733-8584
6210 Veterans Dr. Whitestown, IN 46075
   Stormwater drainage permit
      Boone County Surveyor
#765-483-4444
116 W. Washington, Rm 102, Lebanon, IN 46052
 
(Ord. 2016-23, passed 12-19-2016; Ord. 2020-01; passed 1-6-2020)