Fee Schedule

BUILDING & SEPTIC PERMITS 

Item Fee 
Ag Building Land Use  $100
Building Code Appeal  $300 per appeal 
Building Contractor License Verification  $5 per license
Building Permit Investigation Fee for projects started without a permit   Equal to the cost of the permit minus the plan review fee 


Building Permits - Commercial and Residential

Follows the 1997 Uniform Building Code Permit Fee Table 1-A - Building valuation is based on the most current building valuation data from the State of Minnesota.  May include a State surcharge of 0.005 times the building valuations.

Item Fee
$1 to $500$23.00
$501 to $2,000$23.50 for the first $500 plus $3.05 for each additional $100, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000
$2,001 to $25,000$69.25 for the first $2,000 plus $14 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000
$25,001 to $50,000$391.25 for the first $25,000 plus $10.10 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000 
$50,001 to $100,000$643.75 for the first $50,000 plus $7 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,001 to $500,000$993.75 for the first $100,000 plus $5.60 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000
$500,001 to $1,000,000$3,233.75 for the first $500,000 plus $4.75 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000  
$1,000,001 and up $5,608.75 for the first $1,000,000 plus $3.15 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof 

   

Other Inspections and Fees

Charged at the following hourly rates or at the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is the greatest.  This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

Item Fee 
Inspections outside of business hours (2 hour minimum charge)$47 per hour
Re-inspection fees assessed under provision of Section 108.8 $47 per hour
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated (1/2 hour minimum charge)  $47 per hour
Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to plans  $47 per hour
Use of outside consultants for plan checking, inspections, or both (Actual costs include administrative and overhead costs) Actual Costs
Plumbing permit (New home)$45 plus $9 per fixture
Plan review fee (May include a State surcharge of 0.0005 times the building valuations     65% of permit fee

     

Fixed Fees     

Item Fee 
Demolition Permit $100 per permit 
Erosion Control Permit  $50 per permit
Erosion Control Inspections $50 per inspection 
Fireplace$83.25 plus $1 State surcharge 
Gas Mechanical $38.50 plus $1 State surcharge 
Installation of a Pre-Fabricated Building $150 minimum
Overhead Garage Door  $38.50 plus $1 State surcharge 
Plumbing Permit / Changing Existing Plumbing Location $75 plus $1 State surcharge 
Re-Inspection Fee $47 per hour
Re-Roof $75 plus $1 State surcharge
Re-Siding Inspection $75 plus $1 State surcharge 
Replacement Windows$75 plus $1 State surcharge 
Retaining Wall (over 4 feet in height) $75 plus $1 State surcharge
Swimming Pool Above Ground (permanent) $95 plus $1 State surcharge 
Swimming Pool In-Ground $120 plus $1 State surcharge 

 

Septic Systems

Residential and Commercial Permit Fee includes plan review and two (2) inspections for a new system installation, alteration or repair.

Item Fee
Additional Septic Inspections or Site Visits $45 per inspection or visit
Collector Sewage Treatment System $1,000 per permit
Holding Tank Permit and Monitoring Agreement $300 per permit 

 

Septic Tank Replacement Permit and Tank Inspection

SSTS Type I and II Permit  $400 per permit
SSTS Type III Permit $525 per permit 
SSTS Type IV and V Administrative Processing Fee$200 per permit 
SSTS Type IV and V Systems Septic Escrow (Fee will cover contractor's hourly rate plus mileage for design review, soil verification and required inspections. Any additional costs beyond the escrow will be billed to the applicant)   $2,500 per escrow 
SSTS Operating Permit Type IV and V $350 for first 5 years 
SSTS Operating Renewal Permit Type IV and V $50 per year 

 

Sewer Line Hook-Up Inspection  $45 per hook-up
MSTS Sewer Systems (Fee will cover contractor's hourly rate plus mileage for design review, soil verification and required inspections.  Any additional costs beyond the escrow will be billed to the applicant)     $3,000 per escrow 
MSTS Operating Permit $350 per permit 
MSTS Operating Permit Yearly Renewal $50 per permit 
After-the-Fact Permit  Double the regular permit fee 
AgBMP Loan Origination Fee (Does not include recording fees) $100