Fees / Items Available for Purchase

The following table contains a summary of the fees and items available for purchase from the Community Development Department. For further information, please call us at 636-949-3222.

Board Fees

ItemBoard / CommissionTypeFee
Certificate of AppropriatenessLandmarks Boardn/a$50
Condition Use PermitPlanning and Zoning Commissionn/a$150
Rezoning Application FeePlanning and Zoning Commissionn/a$150
Site Plan ReviewPlanning and Zoning Commissionn/a$50
Preliminary Plat ReviewPlanning and Zoning CommissionSingle-Family$25
$2/lot
Preliminary Plat ReviewPlanning and Zoning CommissionMulti-Family$50
$1/unit
Preliminary Plat ReviewPlanning and Zoning CommissionCommercial$50
$2/acre
VarianceBoard of AdjustmentFirst Variance$150
VarianceBoard of AdjustmentAdditional variance on same property$50
VarianceBoard of AdjustmentExisting duplex or single-family home$50


Certificate of Occupancy

StructureUnitsFee
Commercialn/a$50
Residential1 - 4 dwelling units$15
Multi-Family Residential5 dwelling units$20
Residential Unit Inspection ProgramEach dwelling unit inspection$50
Zoning and Fire InspectionFor new businessNo charge
Home Occupancy Permitn/aNo Charge
Flood Certification Lettern/a$10


Building Permit Fees

Commercial - New Construction - Integrated Permit*

ServiceFee
Commercial Sidewalk / Driveway Fee$15
Sewer Tap FeeCall 636-949-3237
Water Tap FeeCall 636-949-3237
Fire Plan Examination Fee$25
Fire Permit Fee$1 per $1,000 estimated construction cost*
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Commercial - Interior Finish/Alteration - Integrated Permit*

ServiceFee
Fire Plan Examination Fee$25
Fire Permit Fee$1 per $1,000 estimated construction cost*
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Residential - New Construction - Integrated Permit*

ServiceFee
Sidewalk Fee$10
Sewer Tap Fee 0.75 inches$1,000
Water Tap Fee 0.75 inches$1,000
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Residential - Interior Finish/Alteration - Integrated Permit*

ServiceFee
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Deck Permit

ServiceFee
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Demolition Permit

ServiceFee
Permit Fee$35
Deposit (Refundable)$100
Liability Insurance$300,000
Contractor License FeeCall 636-949-3212

Miscellaneous Permit

ServiceFee
Inspection for a temporary electric pole, electrical service repair, electrical service upgrade, or furnace, air conditioner, water heater, or sewer lateral permit.$35

Pool Permit

ServiceFee
Building Plan Examination FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .002
Building Permit FeeEstimated construction cost* multiplied by .0045

Sign Permit

ServiceFee
Plan Review / Landmarks Fee$35
Electrical Permit Fee (if applicable)$24
Sign Permit Fee$40

Tent Permit

ServiceFee
Land Use Approval Fee$20

Contractor Fees

Plumbing Contractors

ServiceFee
Plumbing Test (each)$50
License Renewal (per year)$35
Performance Bond$10,000


Drainlayers

ServiceFee
License Renewal (per year)$20
Performance Bond$10,000
Testing$50

Electrical Contractors

ServiceFee
License (yearly bond renewal)No Charge
Performance Bond$10,000
Testing (conducted by County Building Department)No Charge
Homeowner's Testing (conducted by city Community Development Department)No Charge

HVAC Contractors

ServiceFee
License (yearly bond renewal)$50
Deposit (refundable)None
Performance Bond$10,000
Insurance Coverage$500,000
Testing (conducted by County Building Department)No Charge


Maps / Reports / Courtesy Copies / Miscellaneous

Maps: 1,000 Scale 36 by 48 Inches

MapFee
Zoning Map$15
Annexation Map$15
Flood Map (CD-ROM)$4
Ward Map$15
City Boundary Map$15

Maps: 500 Scale 68 by 70 Inches

MapFee
Zoning Map$30
City Boundary Map$30

Reports

ReportFee
Zoning Ordinance$7
Comprehensive Plan$15
Frenchtown Strategy$10

Courtesy Copies

CopiesFee
Less than 10 copiesNo Charge
10 Copies$0.10 per page
Copies larger than 11 by 17 inches$4
Microfilm Copies$2


*Definitions

Estimated Construction Cost: The greater of the following:

  • The cost of construction as stated by the applicant on the permit application
  • The cost of construction according to the most recent square foot construction costs table as published by the International Code Council, Inc.

Integrated Permit: 1 permit issued for a combination of all building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing construction to be completed in the same structure.