Building Permit Fees

Per Resolution Number 3972, The Board of Representatives has revised building permit fees for commercial applications over one million dollars in construction cost.   The resolution is available here.

In order to use current fee structure, projects must be filed by 4/30/2019

  • The projects must be complete and permit ready. 
  • The applicant must upload a PDF of drawings in View Permit so we can verify their completeness.
  • The projects must have board approvals (zoning, planning etc.)
  • The applicant must obtain a permit within 6 months of filing date.  The application expires after six months if a permit is not issued.
  • If a permit cannot be issued within six months, the applicant will need to request an extension in writing citing justifiable cause and pay increased fees.

Fees for                                                    Amount                       Minimum         State Ed Fund Fees

Permit fees-Commercial                           $16.50** per 1000            $75.00              $0.26 per 1000             

                                                                  $25.00*** per 1000          $75.00              $0.26 per 1000                                                                    

Permit fees-Residential                             $13.00 per 1000           $60.00              $0.26 per 1000 

Demolition-Garages                                  $13.00 per 1000           $100.00            None

Demolition-Houses                                    $13.00 per 1000           $200.00            None

Demolition-all other                                    Per contract                 $200.00            None

Residential Electrical, plumbing, HVAC     $13.00 per 1000          $60.00               $0.26 per 1000 

All commercial mechanicals                      $16.50** per 1000           $75.00              $0.26 per 1000                 

                                                                   $25.00*** per 1000         $75.00              $0.26 per 1000                                                                        

Permit Fees will be based on the following Minimum Cost per Square Foot

  • Normal Residential construction                  $160.00
  • Storage Building with Heat, etc…                 $60.00
  • Cold Storage Buildings                                 $40.00
  • Kitchen (New) Addition                                 $165.00
  • Bathroom (New) Addition                              $165.00
  • Kitchen (Renovations)                                   $150.00
  • Bathroom (Renovations)                               $150.00
  • Alterations (Residential)                                $85.00
  • Alterations (Commercial)                               $55.00
  • Custom Homes                                              $200.00
  • Commercial (Reduce to Core)                       $2.00
  • Commercial New Constructions                    $210.00
  • Apartment with Elevators                               $150.00
  • Custom Apartment Condo Complex              $200.00
  • Modulars                                                        $120.00
  • Garages (Detached or Attached)                   $40.00
  • Garages in Basement                                    $25.00
  • Fences over 6' (As per contract or minimum of $60.00 for residential & a minimum of $75 for commercial)
  • Decks with or without Rails                            $30.00
  • Playrooms (basements) (or) Attics Conversion to Finished Space                  $40.00
  • Additions                                                         $120.00
  • Dormers                                                          $100.00
  • Sheds over 200 sq. ft (minimum of $60.00 for residential & a minimum of $75 for commercial)
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  • Misc. Construction:
  • Remove & Replace Sheetrock with Electrical                         $20.00
  • New Porches & Stairs/Replaced (same as decks)
  • Fire Code violation repairs (estimated cost) or (minimum of $60.00 for residential & a minimum of $75 for commercial)
  • Housing Code Violations Repair (Estimated Cost) (or) (minimum of $60.00 for residential & a minimum of $75 for commercial)
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  • Demolitions:
  • Garages ($13.00 per Thousand (or) Minimum of                    $100.00)
  • Houses ($13.00 per Thousand (or) Minimum of                      $200.00)
  • All others as per Contract/Not less than $200.00
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  • Roofing & Siding as per Contract Residential:
  • $13.00 per Thousand Residential (Minimum of $60.00)
  • $16.50 per Thousand Commercial (Minimum of $75.00)
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  • Mechanical Permits:
  • All Residential Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC ($13.00 per Thousand (or) Minimum of $60.00)
  • All Commercial Mechanicals ($16.50 per Thousand (or) Minimum of $75.00)

* All permits (except for DEMOS) will be charged $0.26 per Thousand Education State fee

* All Costs are Minimums

* Plan Examiner may adjust cost at the time of Plan Review 

**    For first 1 million dollars in construction cost

***   Over 1 million dollars in construction cost