​If you would like to apply for a permit, please click here:  Permit Application, then:

  • Fill out and return application to our office by mail or in person
  • ​Wait for a determination on total amount owed
  • Pay that amount by mail or in person
  • Wait for Codes Enforcement to approve the permit
  • Receive approved permit by mail or pick up in person
  • ​Begin your project!

Planning & Zoning and Zoning & Appeals Fees

TOTAL VALUATION

$0.00 - $15,000

$15,001 - $50,000

$50,001 - $100,000

$100,001 - $500,000

Over $500,000

OTHER FEES:

$40.00

$100.00

FEE

$35 for first $2000 plus $5 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof, up to and including $15,000

$105 for first $15,000 plus $5 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof, up to and including $50,000

$280 for first $50,000 plus $4 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof, up to and including $100,000

$480 for first $100,000 plus $3 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof, up to and including $500,000

$1680 for first $500,000 plus $2 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof.


Moving of Building Structure

Demolition of Building or Structure


Permit Fee, Issuing

$5.00

Each fixture or device (add)

$1.50

Sewer line or septic tank or interceptor (add)

$7.50

Water Line

$7.50

Each Reinspection (add)

$10.00


1,  Residential and Single Phase Commercial

         ​

         A.  When service work is not involved ---------------- $5.00/ea

         B.  When service work IS involved including a new service or changing or enlarging an existing service and                                        includes any other work done behind the service as part of the job -----------------------$0.10 per amp


​2.  Industrial and Three-phase Commercial


        A.  When service is not involved: 1/2 of 1% of estimated job costs up to a maximum of $0.25 per amp rating at the                             existing service entrance with a minimum of $10.00.

​        B.  When service work IS involved including installing a new service or changing or enlarging an existing service                             and will include any work to be done behind the service as part of the job ---------- $0.25 per amp.


​3.  Reinspection (no fault of the City) ----------------------- $10.00


​4.  If any person commences any electrical work where a permit is required without first obtaining such a permit, the fee             provided for by this schedule will be doubled.


Building Permits & Fees

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Mechanical Permits & Fees

PERMIT ISSUING FEE

$10.00

Up to five (5) tons

$5.00

For each additional ton over the first five (5) tons

$2.00

Heat Pump Only, Issuing Fee

$10.00 + $1 for each $50,000 BTU or fraction thereof

New duct work in excess of 30" when pipe is 12" in diameter or less

$10.00 Issuing Fee

Inspection heating, ventilation, duct work, air conditioning & refrigeration system

$10.00 for first $1000 or fraction thereof, of the valuation of the installation plus $2 for each additional $1000 or fraction thereof.

Reinspection Fee

$5.00

Temporary Operation Inspection Fee: If the system is not approved for temporary operation on the first preliminary inspection, the usual reinspection  fee will be charged for each subsequent inspection.

$5.00

All buildings except 1/2 family dwellings, where self-contained, air conditioned units of less than two tons are to be installed, the fee charged shall be that for the total cost of all units combined.




Permits and Fees

A.     ​Annexations / Zoning Requests:

              1.  Residential - $105 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $1,230)

              2.  Planned Development - $120 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $2,260)

              3.  Commercial / Industrial - $180 + $17.50 per acre (maximum $2,370)


B.     Zoning Amendment Request:

              1.  Residential - $105 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $1,230)

              2.  Planned Development - $120 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $2,260)

              3.  Commercial / Industrial - $180 + $17.50 per acre (maximum $2,370)


​C.     Board of Zoning Appeals Request:

              1.  Residential - $105 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $1,230)

              2.  Planned Development - $120 + $11.50 per lot (maximum $2,260)

              3.  Commercial / Industrial - $180 + $17.50 per acre (maximum $2,370)


Electrical Permits & Fees

Plumbing Permits & Fees