Permit Fees

Building Permit Fees

(Fees revised 2/11/2015, for solar installations only)

Category Fee
New Construction, Additions, Alterations, Repairs, Demolition $12.00/$1,000
(one and two-family)$15.00/$1,000
(other than 1 or 2 family)
Solar Installations $10.00 per panel
Minimum Fee $65.00
Certificate of Occupancy (Existing Buildings) $125
Replacement of Lost or Damaged Permit Card $30
Renewal of Expired Permit $65/year
Temporary Structures, Temporary Signs, Tents $30
Re-inspection for Work Not Complete $65
Certificate of Inspection See Separate Fee Schedule
  1. Permit fees are payable at time of permit issuance
  2. Fees are based on the total value of construction (not on the cost) as determined by the building department
  3. For projects where a certificate of occupancy is required by the building code, the certificate of occupancy fee is included in building permit
  4. Work done without permit shall be double (2x) the original fee (max. additional fee $1,000)
  5. Fee is based on the value of the entire project, including trades.
  6. Construction costs are rounded to the next highest whole $1,000 (i.e. $10,200 = $11,000)
  7. A copy of signed contract must be provided if project is subject to HIC registration
  8. Fees are nor refundable once permit has been issued

Sheet Metal Permit Fees

$12/$1000 for 1 and 2-family dwellings, $15/$1000 for other than 1 or 2 family dwellings (minimum fee: $65)

Plumbing and Gas Permit Fees

*fees revised 9/15/16

$10 per fixture or $65 (whichever is greater)

Reinspection fee if work not up to code ($50)

Fines: Any work started without obtaining a permit or proper notification to inspector shall be subject to permit fee being doubled.

Electrical Permit Fees

Certificate of insurance, workers’ compensation insurance affidavit and proof of licensure must be included with each application for permit to perform electrical work

$25.00/$1,000 of estimated cost of electrical work. Includes labor, equipment and materials

$10.00 per panel for solar installations

$65.00 minimum fee

$65.00 reinspection fee for work not complete



Category Fee
First 100,000 s.f. or less $250.00
Each additional 100,000 s.f. or fraction thereof $100.00
Remainder over 1,000,000 $800.00
  1. The inspector of wires shall approve all fees. Fees shall be made by check or money order
  2. Payments are non-refundable and non-transferable, except in the case of a contractor change
  3. Permits are void after one year
  4. Final cost affidavits shall be submitted prior to final inspections or electrical installations with fees $2,000 or greater
  5. The inspector of wires may use methods including, but not limited to, R.S. Means, other cost estimating publications, and/or signed contracts to confirm cost
  6. Work done without a permit shall be double (2X) the original fee