Planning & Inspections Fees

Building


  • Base / Minimum Fee:   $40.00
  • All building fees are base fee plus:

Construction


  • 0 to $1,000                            Fee $0
  • $1,000.01 to $100,000.00       Fee - $3.00 per $1,000.00 or fraction thereof
  • $100,000.01 and Up               Fee - $250.00 plus $3.00 per $1,000.00 or fraction thereof
  • Manufactured Home               $150.00
  • Relocation of Building             Based upon contract price (plus bond)
  • Demolition of Building             Based upon contract price (plus bond)
  • Residential Swimming Pool     $30.00
  • Commercial Swimming Pool    $30.00

Electrical


  • Base / Minimum Fee:   $40.00 wiring with 1 fixture
  • All electrical fees are base fee plus:

      Single Phase Service:
  • Less than 100 Amp                 $10.00
  • 100-150 Amp                          $15.00
  • 200-250 Amp                          $25.00
  • 300-350 Amp                          $35.00
  • 400 Amp                                $45.00
  • 600 Amp                                $55.00
  • 800 Amp                                .005% (1/2 of 1%) of Total Electrical Cost

    Three Phase Service:
  • 100-150 Amp                          $25.00
  • 200 Amp                                $35.00
  • 300 Amp                                $45.00
  • 400 Amp                                $55.00
  • 600 Amp                                $65.00
  • 800 Amp                                .005% (1/2 of 1%) of Total Electrical Cost

    Service Change - Meter Base Only:
  • 100-150 Amp                          $5.00
  • 200-250 Amp                          $10.00
  • 300 Amp                                $15.00

    Miscellaneous Electrical Fees:
  • Manufactured Home                                       $15.00
  • Temporary Service (Saw Service)                     $0
  • Temporary Electrical Power (Line to Main)
    • Residential Service                                  $0
    • Commercial Service:
      • 100-150 Amp                                     $5.00
      • 200 Amp (or larger)                            $10.00
      • 100-150 Amp 3 Phase                        $10.00
      • 200 Amp 3 Phase                              $15.00
      • 300 Amp 3 Phase                              $20.00
      • 400 Amp 3 Phase                              $25.00
      • 600 Amp 3 Phase                              $30.00
      • 800 Amp 3 Phase or larger                  $40.00
  • Gasoline Dispenser                                         $10.00 each
  • Commercial Swimming Pool                             $15.00
  • Residential Swimming Pool                              $15.00
  • Wiring only with fixtures                                   $20.00

Mechanical

  • Base / Minimum Fee:     $40.00
  • All mechanical fees are base fee plus:
All heat producing equipment (except heat pumps)
  • 0 to 500,000 BTU's                                          $0
  • Over 500,000 BTU's                                         $2.00 for every 50,000 BTU's
Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners:
  • Up to 10 H.P. or Tons                                       $0
  • 11 to 20 H.P. or Tons                                        $5.00
  • 21 H.P. or Tons and Up                                     $10.00

Plumbing


  • Base / Minimum Fee:     $40.00
  • All plumbing fees are base fee plus:
Fixtures (including water and sewer lines):                $3.00 (each)


Miscellaneous

  • Street Closings                                                $600.00
  • All Inspections not otherwise specified               $20.00
  • Certificate of Occupancy                                   $20.00
  • Code Compliance Inspection                              $150.00
  • NC State Homeowner Recovery Fee                   $5.00
  • Re-Inspection                                                   $20.00
  • Extra Trip                                                         $10.00
    All permits entitle permit holder to (1) extra trip per permit.

Subdivision



Subdivision Plat


  • Minor Subdivision                                              $25.00
  • Major Subdivision                                              $50.00
  • Subdivision Ordinance                                       $10.00

Zoning



  • Zoning Compliance Permit                                                 $20.00
    (When not received in conjunction with another permit. No charge if another permit is used.)
  • Temporary Use Permit                                                       $20.00
  • Appeal Application                                                            $100.00
  • Special Use Permit (Except WCF and I-3 Industrial District) $150.00
  • Special Use Permit for I-3 Industrial District:
    • Asphalt Paving Production Sales: $3,000.00
    • Automobile Salvage Facilities, Junkyards or the Storage of Non-Operative Vehicles (not including Towing and Temporary Storage Facilities): $3,000.00
    • Bulk Storage of Flammables - Propane, Gasoline, Crude Oil, Fuel Oil, and Natural Gas: $5,000.00
    • Chemical Manufacturing: $5,000.00
    • Coal Ash Landfills: $75,000.00
    • Coal Ash Recycling: $5,000.00
    • Coal Ash as Structural Fill (as a Primary use): $10,000.00
    • Coal Storage: $5,000.00
    • Concrete Plants: $3,000.00
    • Enameling, Lacquering, or the Plating of Galvanizing Metals: $3,000.00
    • Hazardous Waste, Infectious Waste and Toxic Substance Storage Facilities, Transportation Facilities and/or Disposal Facilities: $75,000.00
    • Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) or Other Oil and Gas Exploration - Per Well: $12,000.00
    • Mining, Extraction Operations and Quarries: $7,500.00
    • Railroad Freight Yard and Terminals: $3,000.00
    • Sanitary Landfills (MSW): $75,000.00
    • Sanitary Landfills (construction and demolition debris): $5,000.00
    • Saw Mills: $3,000.00
    • Scrap Metal Storage or Recycling: $3,000.00
  • Special Use Permit for Wireless Communication Facility      $1,500.00
  • Variance Application                                                          $150.00
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendment App                                     $150.00
  • Zoning Map                                                                       $5.00
  • Zoning Ordinance                                                              $10.00

Signs


  • 1-100 Square Feet                                                              $20.00
  • 101-200 Square Feet                                                          $25.00
  • 201-300 Square Feet                                                          $30.00
  • 300+ Square Feet                                                               $35.00

Historic Preservation


  • Historic Landmark Application                                             $100.00
  • Design Guidelines                                                              $10.00
  • Planning Organization Ordinance                                         $10.00

GIS Mapping Fees


  • 8.5 inches x 11 inches                                                        $3.00
  • 11 inches x 17 inches                                                         $5.00
  • 24 inches x 60 inches                                                         $10.00
  • 36 inches x 30 inches                                                         $20.00
  • Anything Larger                                                                  $25.00
  • CD                                                                                    $25.00


    A fee double the amount of the required permit will be charged for any permit acquired after work has been started or completed.