Code Enforcement—Inspection Services

Building Permits Fee Schedule

General Construction Permit Fees:

Minimum Fee

$50.00

Residential structures (single family and duplex)
Living area/ non-living area per square foot & accessory structures

$.13 per sq. ft.

Residential Green Tagged Structure Repair
(construction only, does not include electrical, plumbing or mechanical repairs)

$125

Commercial Buildings (Occupancy groups: (A) Assembly, (B) Business, (E) Educational, (F) Factory/Industrial, (H) Hazardous (M) Mercantile, (R) Residential-Multifamily)
First 100,000 square feet, per square feet

$.13 per sq. ft.

Each additional square foot

$.09 per sq. ft.

Commercial Buildings (Occupancy groups: (S) Storage and Shell Buildings)
First 100,000 square feet, per square feet

$.11 per sq. ft.

Each additional square foot

$.08 per sq. ft.

Site Grading

$50

Foundation Only

1/3 cost of bldg. permit

Swimming Pools
Residential

$75

Commercial

$150

Microwave Towers, Wind Turbine Generators, Communication Towers

$495

Repairs & Alterations to Existing Structures & Completion of Shell Buildings
for first $2,000 (minimum)

$50

$2,001 to $50,000

$5.50 per additional$ 1,000

$50,001 to $100,000

$265 first $50,000,
$4.50 per additional $1,000

$100,001 to $500,000

$490 first $100,000,
$3.50 per additional $1,000

$500,001 and up

$1,890 first $500,000,
$2.50 per additional $1,000

Parking Lot Only - No Structure
First 10,000 sq. feet

$159.50

10,000 to 20,000 sq. feet

$212

Over 20,000 sq. feet

$283

Non-refundable Plan Review Fee - 25% of total building permit fee (deducted from final building permit fee)  
Demolition
Residential Structure

$50

Accessory Structure

$36

Commercial Structure
One-story
Multi-story


$150
$500

Structure Relocation
Out of City

$55

Within City

$112

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy - 30 Days

$100

First 15-Day Extension

$150

Second 15-Day Extension

$200

Re-Inspection Fee
This fee will be charged after the 3rd failed inspection and after each subsequent failed inspection.

$55

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