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New Construction Permit Fee Schedule#

Now Available! Online Payments#

Online payments can be used for any of the following:

  • Building permits
  • Contractor licensing 
  • Replenish existing trust accounts 

Processing fees associated with different payment methods#

Payment Method Permit Fee Range Processing Fee

Debit / Credit Card  (Can be paid online starting October 4th)

 

$0.00 $2,500 

2.00% + $0.25 flat fee 

$2,500.01 and above 

2.75%  

eCheck (New! for online payments starting October 4th)

Any amount

$0.50 flat fee 

Check (drop checks in the blue drop box on the Northwest side of the building - 281 N. College Ave. Box is checked several times each business day)

Any amount  

 Free

Building And Plan Review Fees#

For Residential Over the Counter Type Permits

Residential gas logs, wood stoves, air conditioning, furnace replacements, underground sprinklers, water heaters, and electrical service change are $65 per appliance plus City and County use tax.

For all other permit types (not over-the-counter) use the fee calculator below base on the project valuation:

There is no PLAN CHECK fee on the following: 

  • sign permits (regardless of their valuation)
  • for valuations up to and including $3,000 on any permit type.

A plan review fee will be collected at the time of plans submittal on all work valued over $3,000. The building permit and any other applicable fees will be paid at the time the permit is issued. See: Building Permit Fee Schedule.

All new buildings are subject to the following fees:

From Building Services

NEW! Fee Update Memo

Building Permit Fee Schedule
Building Permit Capital Improvement Expansion Fee

From Utilities
Electric, Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Fees

From Sales Tax
Use Tax Deposit Paid on a Building Permit

Building-Combination Estimate of Fees

Valuation: $

Bldg Permit Fee WO/Subs:

Permit Fees:
Plan Check Fee:
City Sales/Use Tax:
County Sales Tax:
Total:

Bldg Permit Fee W/Subs:

Permit Fees:
Plan Check Fee:
City Sales/Use Tax:
County Sales Tax:
Total:

How to Calculate Building Permit Fees

Total Valuation
Plan Review
Building Permit Fee
$1 to $500 None $25.00
$501 to $2,000 None $25 for the first $500 plus $2.75 for each additional $100 or fraction thereof to and including $2,000
$2,001 to $25,000 No plan review fee for valuations $3,000 and under.
Over $3,000 -- $66.25 for the first $2,000 plus $10.25 for each additional $1,000 fraction thereof to and including $25,000.

Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$25,001 to $50,000 $302.00 for the first $25,000 plus $8.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000
Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$50,001 to $100,000 $514.50 for the first $50,000 plus $6 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.

Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$100,001 to $500,000 $814.50 for the first $100,000 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.
Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$500,001 to $1,000,000 $2414.50 for the first $500,000 plus $3.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.
Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$1,000,001 to $10,000,000 $4,164.50 for the first $1,000,000 plus $2.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.
Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35
$10,000,001 and up $26,664.50 for the first $10,000,000 plus $1.00 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.

Take this total times 0.65
Use the formula in the column to the left, but take this total times 1.35