Zoning & Building Permit Fees

Zoning Ordinance  – Ord. #11 of 2000

Zoning Map

Full copies of Zoning maps are available at the Borough Building


Zoning Permit Application

Variance Application


 

 Zoning Permit Fees:

New Residential Building and Uses:
$25.00 plus the amount established under section 905.1(a)-3

New Agriculture, Commercial, Industrial and Other Uses and Buildings:
$100.00 plus the amount established under section 905.1(a)-4

Residential Additions, Structural Changes & Accessory Uses:
$2.00 for each $500.00, or part thereof, for the cost of construction (labor & material)

Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial and Other Additions, Structural Changes & Accessory Uses:
$3.00 for each $500.00, or part thereof, for the cost of construction (labor & material)

Certificate of Zoning Compliance

Residential…………………………………………………$25.00
Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial & Other…….$50.00

Signs

Temporary Signs………………………………………….$25.00
All other Signs……………………………………………..$2.00/s.f sign area

Application for Appeals and Challenges before the Zoning Hearing
Board
…$500.00

Application for Variances and Special Exception Use before the Zoning Hearing Board…$300.00

Application for proceedings before the Governing Body……$500.00

Application to Obtain Preliminary Opinion……………………….$500.00

Appellant Request for Continuance………………………………..$200.00

Building Permit Fees:

Mechanical & Plumbing:

All appliances and fixtures including, but not limited to sinks, water closet, bath tub, shower, washing machine, hose bibb, floor drain, dish washer, drinking fountain, water heater, air handlers and any fuel burning device (gas, oil, wood, or coal)
Per Appliance or Fixture…………………………………………………$8.00

Utility service connections (water or sewer), boiler, grease traps, sewer pumps, refrigeration units, water cooled air conditioners, etc.
Per Appliance……………………………………………………………….$50.00

Minimum Fee………………………………………………………………..$40.00

Building Fee Schedule:

Residential
New Construction……………………………$40.00 plus .15 per sq. ft of GFA*
Additions……………………………………….$40.00 plus .15 per sq ft of GFA*
Alterations & Repairs………………………. 1.5% of construction cost
Utility & miscellaneous use groups……..1.5% of construction cost (sheds, decks, fences, pools, towers, concrete slabs, retaining walls, etc)
Minimum Fee…………………………………..$50.00

All use groups other than Residential:

New Construction & additions……………..$60.00 plus .25 per sq. ft of GFA*
Alterations…………………………………………1.5% of construction cost
Demolition………………………………………..$50.00
Signs……………………………………………….$25.00 plus $2.00 per sq. ft.
Minimum Fee…………………………………….$50.00

*GFA – Gross Floor Area defined as the total square footage of all floors within the perimeter of the outside walls, including basements, cellars, garages, roofed patios, breezeways, covered walkways and attics with floor to ceiling height of 6’6″ or more.

Local Administrative Fee……………….$15.00
State Administrative Fee……………….$4.00

Electrical Fee Schedule:

Services and Feeders
200 AMP or less………………………….$45.00
201 AMP or less………………………….$55.00
Over 400 AMP…………………………….$15.00 per 100 AMP
Sub-Feeders or Sub-Panels…………..1/4 of above fees
Over 600 Volts…………………………….double above fees

Residential Flat Rate Inspections
2 trip maximum
100 AMP service and max 100 devices………………….$70.00
200 AMP service and max 200 devices………………….$90.00
over above limits use individual fee calculations
Modular/Mobile homes, 1 trip, services & feeder…….$50.00
Minor Alterations and Service
max 15 devices………………………………………………….$50.00

Rough Wire
All switches receptacles and lighting outlets
1 to 25……………………………………………………………..$15.00
Each Additional 10………………………………………………$5.00

Finished Wiring
All switches, receptacles and lighting outlets
1 to 25………………………………………………………………$15.00
Each Additional 10 ………………………………………………$5.00

Heating, Cooling, Cooking, Appliances, Equipment Motors, Generators, Transformers, Capacitors, etc.
Less than 1/3 hp, kw, kva use finished wiring fee over 1/3 hp, kw, kva
1/3 to 1.0……………………………………………………………$10.00
1.1 to 5.0……………………………………………………………$12.00
5.1 to 10.0………………………………………………………….$15.00
10.1 to 30.0………………………………………………………..$20.00
30.1 to 50.0………………………………………………………..$25.00
50.1 to 100.0………………………………………………………$30.00
Over 100 @ $1.00 per hp, kv, kva
Over 600 volts, 2x above fees

Signaling, Communications and Alarm Systems
1 to 10 devices…………………………………………………….$40.00
each additional device……………………………………………$1.00

Minimum Fee………………………………………………………..$50.00 (includes inspection)