Building Codes Permit Fees

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New Construction - Single Family Attached and Detached Homes

Total Valuation

Fee

Notes

$1.00 to $1,000

$29.00

 

$1,001 to $100,000

$29.00

For the first $1,000.00 plus $4.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00

$100,001 and up

$484.40

For the first $100,000 plus $2.30 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof


$356.45 Sanitary Sewer Hook Up Fee
  $20.00 Stormwater Permit Fee

*A Minnesota State Surcharge is applied to all building permits at a rate of $0.50 per $1,000.00 of total valuation up to $1 million. For surcharge rates on valuations over $1 million, refer to MN Statute 326B.148.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.

Commercial, Industrial and Institutional

Total Valuation

Fee

Notes

$1 to $1,000

$35.70

 

$1,001 to $25,000

$35.70

for the first $1,000.00 plus $8.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $25,000.00

$25,001 to $50,000

$242.10

for the first $25,000.00 plus $6.90 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000.00

$50,001 to $100,000

$414.60

for the first $50,000.00 plus $4.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.00

$100,001 and up

$644.60

for the first $100,000.00 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

Additional Fees:

  • Plan Review Fee for commercial plan review - 25% of the attributable building permit fee.
  • New Construction - Sanitary sewer hook-up fee is based on $1,069.34/acre.
  • Commercial (new and additions) - stormwater permit is $20.00 plus $10.00/acre.

*A Minnesota State Surcharge is applied to all building permits at a rate of $0.50 per $1,000.00 of total valuation up to $1 million. For surcharge rates on valuations over $1 million, refer to MN Statute 326B.148.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.

Residential Remodeling

Total Valuation

Fee

Notes

$1 to $1,000

$35.70

 

$1,001 to $25,000

$35.70

for the first $1,000.00 plus $8.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $25,000.00

$25,001 to $50,000

$242.10

for the first $25,000.00 plus $6.90 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000.00

$50,001 to $100,000

$414.60

for the first $50,000.00 plus $4.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.00

$100,001 and up

$644.60

for the first $100,000.00 plus $4.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

*A Minnesota State Surcharge is applied to all building permits at a rate of $0.50 per $1,000.00 of total valuation up to $1 million. For surcharge rates on valuations over $1 million, refer to MN Statute 326B.148.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.

Mechanical Permits

Total Valuation

Fee

Notes

$1.00 to $500.00

$16.00

 

$501.00 to $1,000.00

$37.00

 

$1,001.00 to $10,000

$37.00

for the first $1,000.00 plus $6.80 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $10,000.00

$10,001 to $50,000

$98.20

for the first $10,000.00 plus $4.20 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.00

$50,001 to $100,000

$266.20

for the first $50,000.00 plus $2.60 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00

$101,000 and up

$396.20

for the first $100,000 plus $1.40 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

*A Minnesota State Surcharge is applied to all mechanical permits at a rate of $0.50 per $1,000.00 of total valuation up to $1 million. For surcharge rates on valuations over $1 million, refer to MN Statute 326B.148.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.

Plumbing Permits

Type

Fee

For the first four (4) fixture openings

$31.50

For each fixture opening over four (4)

$4.60

New Water Taps, each

$42.00

New Sewer Taps, each

$42.00

*A Minnesota State Surcharge of $1.00 is applied to plumbing permits.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.

Plumbing Plan Review

System Reviewed

Type

Fee

Notes

Water distribution & drain, waste & vent systems, including interceptors, separators, or catch basins

25 or fewer drainage fixture units

$105.00

 


26 to 50 drainage fixture units

$190.00

 


51 to 150 drainage fixture units

$263.00

 


151 to 249 drainage fixture units

$378.00

 


250 or more drainage fixture units

 

$2.10

Per drainage fixture unit to a maximum of $2,730.00 and $53.00/interceptor, separator, or catch basin

 -- OR --
     

Building Sewer Service Only


$105.00

 

 -- OR --
     

Building Water Service Only

 

$105.00

 

Building Water Distribution System Only (no drainage system)

 


$3.20

Per supply fixture unit to a maximum of $100.00

 

Storm Drainage System

 


$173.00

Minimum fee, or $42.00 per drain opening, up to a maximum of $420.00, and $53.00 per interceptor, separator, or catch basin

 

Other Permits and Inspections

Type

Fee

Notes

Reinspection, additional plan reviews, changes, revisions

$63.00

Per hour (1/2 hour minimum)

Swimming Pools

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Wood Burning Stove

$63.00

 

Satellite Dishes

$63.00

 

Demolition

$63.00

 

Inspections when no City permit is issued

$63.00

 

Manufactured Homes (Mobile homes in courts)

$63.00

 

Installation of LP and Propane Tanks

$15.75

 

Moving Permits within City limits

$157.50

 

Moving Permits out of City limits

$63.00

 

* For the use of outside consultants for plan review or inspections-fee equal to actual cost plus 10% administration. Inspection fee charge for inspections of buildings to be moved into or within the city are $63.00.  Buildings which are located more than 10 miles from the city $63.00 PLUS .50 cents/mile.

*A Minnesota State Surcharge of $1.00  is applied to 'other permits'.

*An investigation fee equal to the permit fee shall be charged whenever work is started prior to obtaining a permit.