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Fees and Applications

ATTENTION ALL PERMIT APPLICANTS

This office requires that all of the permits below be submitted electronically using the computers/ kiosks located in the Permits, Inspection & Planning Servcies Office, Government Center, 110 Pleasant Street, Second Floor unless otherwise exempted by Code. This is the first step in our conversion to online permit application, payment and issuance.

Thank you for your understanding during this customer service upgrade !

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
  • 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

ELECTRICAL/WIRING FEES (Effective as of February 11, 2008);

  • New Homes: Residential/Single to 3 Family, each unit: $300.00
    New Apartment Houses/Condominiums/4 units or more, each unit: $100.00
  • Receptacles and Switches: $1.00
    Fixtures: $2.00
    Electric Signs; all types: $35.00
  • Motors (including Air Conditioners and Generators):
    Dishwasher: $10.00
    Disposal: $7.00
    All fractional motors (under 1HP) each: $3.00
    No fee less than $10.00
    1HP to 5HP (including whirlpool tub): $7.00
    6HP to 10HP: $15.00
    11HP to 25HP: $25.00
    Above 25HP-each additional HP: $2.00
  • Gasoline Dispensers (each pump): $25.00
  • Air Conditioner/Combo Units: $40.00
  • Cooking or Heating Devices (electric):
    Electric Heating up to 5,000 watts: $10.00
    Each Additional KW-1,000 watts: $2.00
    Domestic Hot Water Tanks: $20.00
    Dryers: $20.00
    Range Units up to 8,000 watts: $15.00
    Each additional KW 1,000 watts: $3.00
  • Transformers:
    1 to 5 KVA capacity: $10.00
    6 to 25 KVA: $15.00
    Above 25 KVA each additional KVA: $2.00
  • Services:
    Up to 100 amperes: $50.00
    In excess of 100 amperes,charges compiled on the basis of an additional 100 amperes
    Capacity or fraction thereof: $10.00
    In addition: each meter and panel: $10.00
    Panel Changes only (per panel): $35.00
  • Temporary Service: $60.00
  • Distribution:
    Additional panels-subfeeder runs and/or ampere rating up to 100: $20.00
    Ampere rating 101 to 200 amperes: $25.00
    Ampere rating 201 to 400 amperes: $35.00
    Ampere in excess of 400 amperes (per 100 amperes): $5.00
  • Heat Units-Gas/Oil: $25.00
  • Vinyl Siding: $40.00
  • Swimming Pools:
    Above ground: $25.00
    In ground: $50.00
    Hot Tubs: $35.00
  • Carnivals/Christmas Decorations/Commercial Business Area: $30.00
  • Welding Units:
    1 to 5 KVA or KW: $10.00
    6 to 10 KVA or KW: $15.00
    Above 10KVA or KW: $20.00
    Maximum Fee/each unit: $50.00
  • Battery Charger/Rectifiers/each: $10.00
  • Alarm Systems:
    Fire/Panel Only: $50.00
    Smoke/heat detectors/pull stations
    Horns/audible each: $3.00
    Intrusion/Burglar Flat Fee: $40.00
  • Communication Systems:
    Sound or signals/per outlet: $3.00
    Telephone/Data/Cable/per outlet:  $3.00
  • Remove Illegal Apartments: $300.00
  • Demolition/Remodel Purposes Only: $25.00
  • Sidewall Installation/Permit Required: $35.00
  • Minimum Fee: $25.00
  • Re-inspection fee: $50.00

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: Double the fee.

PLUMBING/GAS PERMIT FEES (Effective June 18, 2013)

  • New Homes - Residential/ Single to 3 Family - each unit $100 plus $5.00 per fixture
  • New Apartment Houses/ Condo/ Tower - each unit $100.00 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 (First 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: $300.00
  • Remove Illegal Apartment/Gas: $300.00

Work Without Permits

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

 

  ATTENTION ALL PERMIT APPLICANTS

This office requires that all of the above permits be submitted electronically using the computers/ kiosks located in the Permits, Inspection & Planning Services Office, Government Center, 110 Pleasant Street, Second Floor unless otherwise exempted by Code. This is the first step in our conversion to online permit application, payment and issuance.

Thank you for your understanding during this customer service upgrade !

 

Documents

appforbuildingpermit-singleandtwofam.pdf

Application for Building Permit (single and two family structures)
PDF icon appforbuildingpermit-singleandtwofam.pdf

appforbuildingpermit-comercial.pdf

Application for Building Permit (more than two family structure and commercial)
PDF icon appforbuildingpermit-comercial.pdf

appforelectricalwork_1.pdf

Application for Electrical Work
PDF icon appforelectricalwork_1.pdf

appforgasfitting_1.pdf

Application for Gasfitting Permit
PDF icon appforgasfitting_1.pdf

appplumbingpermit_1.pdf

Application for Plumbing Permit
PDF icon appplumbingpermit_1.pdf

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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