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Fees and Applications

ATTENTION ALL PERMIT APPLICANTS

This office requires that all of the permits below be submitted electronically.  You can submit your permit application online or by using the computers / kiosks located in the Permits, Inspection & Planning Services Office, Government Center, 110 Pleasant Street, Second Floor.

BUILDING PERMIT FEES  

  • Single and two family new construction including additions, alterations, and repairs to existing buildings: $13 per $1,000 of estimated cost of construction; minimum fee: $40. Preliminary permits for footing and foundation: $15 per $1,000 of estimated cost of construction; minimum fee: $75
  • Three family and above, including commercial, new construction including additions, alterations, and repairs to existing buildings: $16 per $1,000 of estimated cost of construction, plus Plan Review Fees as follows: up to $500,000: $75;  $500,000 to $1,000,000: $150; over $1,000,000: $250.  Minimum fee: $75
  • Certificates of Occupancy for existing and new residential buildings: single family dwelling: $75; two family dwelling: $95; three family dwelling: $115; four family dwelling and above: $75 per unit;
  • Certificates of Occupancy for existing and new commercial buildings and retail buildings:$125
  • Temporary Certificates of Occupancy: $75 per month.
  • Certificates of Inspection for buildings containing residential units: Three family dwelling: $115.00; four family dwelling and above: $135.00 plus $20.00 per every unit exceeding four.
  • Certificates of Inspection for existing and new commercial buildings and retail buildings, and commercial and retail spaces within mixed use buildings: $125.00
  • Demolition of Structure (except when ordered by Building Dept): Commercial Structure: $20.00 per $1000.00 of estimated cost of demolition; Residential Structure: $13.00 per $1000.00 of estimated cost of demolition.
  • Signs: Minimum Fee: $100 plus $5 for every $100 value of the sign
  • Wood stoves: $75 
  • Swimming pools; in ground: $200; above-ground: $85
  • Moving of structures: $525
  • Inspection of Restrictive Covenant: $75
  • Request for legal zoning status on residential and commercial: $50 per address
  • Work Started Without Permit: Triple the fee
  • Removal of Work done Without Permit: $400

    SPRINKLER PERMITS

If cost of sprinkler system is included in cost of construction provided for Building Permit fee:  Flat fee of $250.00

If cost of sprinkler system is not included in cost estimate provided for Building Permit fee:  $16.00 per $1,000.00 of estimated cost of construction of the sprinkler system

SHEET METAL PERMITS;

If cost of sheet metal work is included in cost of construction provided for Building Permit fee:  Flat fee of $250.00

If cost of sheet metal work is not included in cost estimate provided for Building Permit fee:  $13.00 per $1,000.00 of estimated cost of construction of the sheet metal work.

ELECTRICAL/WIRING FEES;

Receptacles and Switches:  $3.00 each

Recessed Lights:  $5.00 each
Fixtures: $5.00 each
Electric Signs; all types: $50.00 each

Motors (including Air Conditioners and Generators):
Dishwasher:  $12.00
Disposal: $12.00

Microwave:  $20.00


All fractional motors
        1HP to 5HP:  $15.00
        6HP to 10HP: $25.00
       11HP to 25HP: $50.00
       Above 25HP-each additional HP: $5.00

Cooking or Heating Devices (electric):
       Electric Heating up to 5,000 watts:  $20.00
       Each Additional KW-1,000 watts:  $5.00


Domestic Hot Water Tanks: $25.00
Dryers:  $25.00
Range Units up to 8,000 watts:  $25.00
           Each additional KW 1,000 watts: $3.00

Heat Units-Gas/Oil:   $40.00

 

Transformers:
      1 to 5 KVA capacity:  $20.00
      6 to 25 KVA:   $25.00
      Above 25 KVA each additional KVA:  $5.00

Generators

    15KW or less:  $50.00

    $10 for each KW thereafter

Services:
     Up to 100 amperes:  $70.00
          In excess of 100 amperes, charges compiled on the basis of an additional 100 amperes
          Capacity or fraction thereof:    $20.00
          In addition: each meter and panel:  $10.00
     Panel Changes only (per panel):  $50.00

     Temporary Service:  $75.00

 

Distribution:
      Additional panels-sub feeder runs and/or ampere rating up to 100: $35.00
      Ampere rating 101 to 200 amperes:  $50.00
      Ampere rating 201 to 400 amperes:  $75.00
     Ampere in excess of 400 amperes (per 100 amperes):  $20.00

Swimming Pools:
     Above ground:  $50.00

     In ground:  $75.00
      Hot Tubs:  $50.00

Welding Units:   $50.00 - Flat fee for each unit.

Alarm Systems:
      Fire/Panel Only:  $75.00
      Smoke/heat detectors/pull stations
            Horns/audible each:  $10.00
      Intrusion/Burglar Flat Fee: $40.00

Communication Systems:

     Sound Systems:               $50.00

     Intercom System:            $50.00

 

Carnivals/Christmas Decorations/Commercial Business Area:  $50.00

Telephone/Data/Cable/per outlet:    $5.00

Sidewall Installation/Permit Required:  $75.00

Gasoline Dispensers (each pump):   $50.00

Air Conditioner/Combo Units – Gas Fired:  $40.00

Power Poles:      $25.00 each

Parking Lot Pole Lighting:  $30.00 each

Photovoltaic Systems 5kw or less:  $100.00

     Every KW thereafter $20.00

Walk in Coolers:  $40.00

Heat Pumps:   $40.00

Antennae Cell Towers (per unit):   $75.00

Hydro-massage (Whirlpool tub):    $20.00

Complete CO2 Systems:   $50.00

Energy Control Management:   $3.00 each

Control modular/thermostats:   $3.00 each

Annual Permit (Plant Electrician):  $100.00

Electrical Vehicle Charging Station:  $60.00 each

Ceiling Fan/Bathroom Fan:  $15.00 each

 

Processing fee for applications received by mail:    $25.00

Remove Illegal Apartments:  $400.00

Demolition/Remodel Purposes Only:  $50.00

Minimum Fee:  $50.00

Re-inspection fee:  $60.00

 

Validity of Permits:

Permits issued are valid for a period of thirty (30) days only from the date of issue. If work is not in progress at expiration date, permits will be void. A new application and fee will be required. The electrician upon completion of all work must notify the Wire Inspector. Failure to comply within ten (10) working days will result in a penalty of $30.00.

Late Filing Fee / Work without Permit: Triple the fee.

PLUMBING/GAS PERMIT FEES;

  • New Homes - Residential/ Single to 3 Family - each unit $100 plus $5.00 per fixture
  • New Apartment Houses/ Condo/ Tower - each unit $50.00 plus $5.00 per fixture
  • Existing Buildings - $50.00 per unit plus $5.00 per fixture
  • Re-inspection - $50.00

Water Heaters:

  • Gas  $50.00
    Electric  $50.00

Gas

  • Gas (Each Fixture):  $50.00
  • Each Additional Fixture: $50.00
  • Gas Fired Boilers/Furnaces: $50.00
  • 9D Backflow Preventer $50.00
  • Range $50.00
  • Gas ReTest $50.00

Illegal Units

  • Remove Illegal Apartment/Plumbing: $400.00
  • Remove Illegal Apartment/Gas: $400.00

Work Without Permits

  • Work Without Permits
  • Work Started Without Permit: Triple the fee of the original permit.

 

  

 

Documents

vacantforeclosedprop_1.pdf

Vacant/Foreclosed Properties Registration Form
PDF icon vacantforeclosedprop_1.pdf

homeownerconstsuplicexemption_1.pdf

Homeowners Construction Supervisor License Exemption Form
PDF icon homeownerconstsuplicexemption_1.pdf

appealform.pdf

Appeal Form (Board of Appeal or Planning Board) 
PDF icon appealform.pdf

applicationforcertofoccupancy.pdf

Application for Certificate of Occupancy - Home Based Business
PDF icon applicationforcertofoccupancy.pdf

submissionrequirements.pdf

Submission Requirements for All Special Permits Check List
PDF icon submissionrequirements.pdf

restrictiveconvenant.pdf

Restrictive Covenant to the Building Department
PDF icon restrictiveconvenant.pdf

how_to_install_sliverlight_for_mac_osx.pdf

Instructions on Using a Mac on Permits Portal (Installing Microsoft Silverlight)
Currently our online permitting portal does not allow access from a Mac without the installation of the Microsoft Silverlight Plugin.
PDF icon how_to_install_sliverlight_for_mac_osx.pdf

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