Building Permits & Fees

Permits & Inspections
Any owner or authorized agent must 1st turn in an application to the building official and obtain the required permit if they intend to perform any of the following to a building or structure:
  • Alter 
  • Change the occupancy
  • Construct
  • Demolish
  • Enlarge
  • Move
  • Repair
Also, if the owner or agent plan to perform any of the following to a electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system which is regulated by code, they must fill out the same application for a permit:
  • Alter
  • Convert
  • Enlarge
  • Erect
  • Install
  • Remove
  • Repair
  • Replace
Construction or work for which a permit is required is subject to inspection by the building official and such construction of work must remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved.

No building or structure can be used or occupied, and no change in the existing property classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made until the building official has issued a certificate of occupancy.

Building Permit Fees
The building permit fee schedule is based upon construction value and is as follows:
Total Construction Value
Permit Fee
$1,000 or less
$25
$1,000 - $50,000
$25 for the 1st 1,000 plus $5.75 for each additional thousand or fraction after that, to and including $50,000
$50,000 - $100,000
$306 for the 1st $50,000 plus $4.60 for each additional thousand or fraction after that, to and including $100,000
$100,000 - $500,000
$536.75 for the 1st $100,000, plus $3.45 for each additional thousand or fraction after that, to and including $500,000
$500,000 or more
$1,916.75 for the 1st $500,000, plus $2.30 for each additional thousand or fraction after that
Other Permits & Fees
  • The fee for moving any building or structure is $115
  • The fee for the demolition of any building or structure is $57.50