Sunfish Lake City Code

SECTION 1004.01 PERMIT FEES REQUIRED:  The applicant for a permit for building, plumbing, heating, electrical or fire suppression systems shall pay the following fees.

Subd. 1.  Building Permit Fee Schedule:

Subd. 1.  Building Permit Fee Schedule:

 

Total Valuation

Permit Fee Calculation

$1.00 to $500.00

$25.00

$500.01 to $2,000.00

$25.00 for the first $500 plus $3.25 for each additional $100, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000

$2000.01 to $25,000.00

$73.75 for the first $2,000 plus $14.75 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000

$25,000.01 to $50,000.00

$431 for the first $25,000 plus $10.75 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000

$50,000.01 to $100,000.00

$681.75 for the first $50,000 plus $7.50 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000

$100,000.01 to $500,000.00

$1,056.75 for the first $100,000 plus $6.00 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000

$500,000.01 to $1,000,000.00

$3,456.75 for the first $500,000.00 plus $5.00 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000

$1,000,000.01 and above

$5,956.75 for the first $1,000,000 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof

Other Inspections and Fees

 

Inspection outside of normal business hours                                                                    $47.00/hr*

     (minimum charge of 2 hours)

 

Reinspection fees                                                                                                              $47.00/hr*

 

Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated                                                      $47.00/hr*

     (minimum charge of 0.5 hour)

 

Additional Plan Review required by changes, additions, or revisions to plans               $47.00/hr*

     (minimum charge 0.5 hour)

 

Outside consultants for plan checking and/or inspections or both                             Actual costs**

 

SAC Fee (per unit, set by MCES annually)                                              Fee amount set by MCES

 

*Or the total hourly cost to the City, whichever is greater.  This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

**Includes administrative and overhead costs

 

Plan Review Fee 65% of the Building Permit Fee

 

State Surcharges – Valuation Based Permit Fees and Fixed Permit Fees

 

SURCHARGE – VALUATION BASED PERMIT FEES

 

$1,000,000.00 and below

Value x .0005 

$1,000,000.01 to $2,000,000.00

$500.00 plus .0004 x the value between $1,000,000.00 and $2,000,000.00

$2,000,000.01 to $3,000,000.00

$900.00 plus .0003 x the value between $2,000,000.00 and $3,000,000.00

$3,000,000.01 to $4,000,000.00

$1,200.00 plus .0002 x the value between $3,000,000.00 and $4,000,000.00

$4,000,000.01 to $5,000,000.00

$1,400.00 plus .0001 x the value between $4,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00

$5,000,000.01 and above

$1500.00 plus .00005 x the value above $5,000,000.00

 

SURCHARGE – FIXED PERMIT FEES

 

 

$5.00

 

 

Subd. 2.  Demolition and Wrecking of Buildings Permit Fee:  The permit fee for demolition and wrecking of buildings shall be $95.00

 

Subd. 3.  Utility Connection:  Buildings or dwellings existing or constructed in the City must connect to the municipal water and sanitary sewer system so long as it is reasonably available.  Prior to connecting to public utilities, the owner or representative must pay the following fees:

 

Water

$25.00 plus City of St. Paul charge

Sewer

$25.00 plus City of Mendota Heights charge

 

Subd. 4.  Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule:

 

Non-Residential Permits

                        New Construction

                        Alter and Repair

$75.00 plus

1% of valuation of project

 

Residential Permits

                                                          New Construction

                                                          Alter and Repair

                                                          Fixtures After Rough-In

                                                          Bath Addition

                                                          Rough-In (not new construction)

                                                          Water Heater Replacement

 

$75.00 + $5.00/fixture

 

Street Excavation

             Excavation Charge (based on hole size - $100.00 minimum)

             Curb Replacement (based on lineal foot)

 

$3.50/square foot

$15.00/lineal foot

Hook Up Fee (only if property has not been assessed for sewer & water)

                                                               Water (based on lineal foot)

                                                                Sewer (based on lineal foot)

 

$30.00/lineal foot

$30.00 lineal foot

Septic System

$415.00

 

Subd. 5.  Mechanical (HVAC) Fee Schedule:

 

A mechanical permit shall be required for the installation of all heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and other similar mechanical installations, including but not limited to installation of the following: air conditioner, air handler, duct work, electric air filters, fireplace inserts, furnace, gas piping/steam piping/radiator system, humidifier, and ventilation systems. 

 

The fee for a mechanical permit for residential installation shall be ninety-five dollars ($95.00). 

 

The fee for a mechanical permit for commercial installation shall be ninety-five dollars ($95.00) plus one percent (1%) of the valuation of the project. 

 

The fees required in this Subdivision 5 shall cover any combination of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and other similar mechanical system installations occurring simultaneously, and only one permit and one permit fee shall be required per installation project. 

 

Subd. 6.  Electrical Permit Fee Schedule:

 

The fees for electrical inspections and permits shall be the fees established by the State Fee Schedule. 

 

Subd. 7.  Additional Fees:

 

Double Fees Double fees are charged when any person, partnership, contractor, or corporation begins works of any kind for which this Chapter requires a permit, without having first obtained the necessary permit from the Building Inspection Department prior to the commencement of any work.

 

Additional Fees and/or Fee Shortage Additional fees and/or fee shortages must be received by the City within 14 days of written notice.  If additional fees and/or fee shortages are not received within 14 days of notice, permits for electrical installments will not be accepted by the City until such time as the additional fees and/or shortages are received.

(Ord. 11-05, 12/6/11) 

 

 

We are a small community proud of our heritage and committed to the preservation of our pristine, rural character. We cherish our privacy, yet know we are part of a thriving Dakota County and the greater Twin Cities metropolitan area. With these partnerships in mind, we strive to preserve that unique spirit which is Sunfish Lake, Minnesota.