Building Fees

Section: 15.04.010 Established-Work Started Prior to Obtaining Permit:

Where work for which a permit is required by this code is started or proceeded with, prior to obtaining such permit, the fee specified shall be tripled, but payment of such triple fee shall not relieve any person from fully complying with the requirements of this code in the execution of the work not from any other penalties prescribed in this code.

City Ordinance 15.08. & 15.12 Penalty for Starting Work Prior to Obtaining Permit:

Where work for which a permit is required by Electric Code/Plumbing Code is started or proceeded with, prior to obtaining such permit, the fee specified shall be tripled, but payment of such triple fee shall not relieve any person from fully complying with the requirements of this code in the execution of the work not from any other penalties prescribed in this code.

City Ordinance 15.08.020 & 15.12.020 Co-Work Completed By Others:

Any person, firm or corporation, other than electrical contractors/plumbing contractors or public service agencies, who employ one or more electricians/plumbers permanent to do electrical or plumbing work, may obtain a permit covering the work done by such permanent electrician/plumber for a period of time to be determined in each case.  The fee for electrical work/plumbing work done under such a permit for a period of time to be work done under such permit will be charged in the same manner as if separate permits had been given for each job.

ITEMSUBITEMFEE
All new construction Repairs & Alterations $15.00 per $1,000 rounded up to the next thousand of the construction cost ($50 minimum fee)
Amendments to plans. $15.00 per $1,000 rounded up to the next thousand of the construction cost ($50 minimum fee)
Demolition of buildings & structures $15.00 per $1,000 rounded up to the next thousand of the construction cost ($50 minimum fee)
Preliminary permits for foundation $15.00 per $1,000 rounded up to the next thousand of the construction cost ($50 minimum fee)
Sheet Metal $50 fee plus $25 per each 100 linear feet
All new signs $10 per $100 rounded up to the next hundred of the sign cost ($20 minimum fee)
Certificate of Occupancy: (new or existing buildings) $100.00
a.Residential$100 & $5 additional per each unit over 5 units
b.Re-Inspection of code violations$25.00
Certificate of Inspections:  
a.Places of Assembly per table 106 of the State Building Code Use Groups A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, E & 1-2Minimum fee of $50 for 1 - 50 occupancy load. $2 additional for each occupant over 50
b.Use Group - R-1, table 106$50 & $5 additional per room over 10 rooms.
c.Table 106 - Use groups R-2, R-4 and %-5$100 + $5.00 per unit
d.Fire Escapes testing & other certification as per section 1001.3.3$100 per fire escape with the excepion of 3 dwelling units
Annual inspection signs $10.00
Re-Inspection of code violations $25.00
Moving buildings $15.00 per $1,000 rounded up to the next thousand of the construction cost ($50 minimum fee)
Building license:  
a.Initial (2 year)$50
b.Two year renewal$50
c.Beyond 2 years plus 30 days$60
Each additional year late $10
Inspection for publicly subsidized dwellings $100
Plan review  $100 included in building permit fee