Planning & Inspections Fees

Building


Base / Minimum Fee $40

All building fees are base fee plus:

Construction


  • 0 to $1,000 Fee $0
  • $1,000.01 to $100,000 Fee $3 per $1,000 or fraction thereof
  • $100,000.01 and Up Fee - $250 plus $3 per $1,000 or fraction thereof
  • Manufactured Home $150
  • Relocation of Building Based upon contract price (plus bond)
  • Demolition of Building Based upon contract price (plus bond)
  • Residential Swimming Pool $30
  • Commercial Swimming Pool $30

Electrical


Base / Minimum Fee $40 wiring with 1 fixture

All electrical fees are base fee plus:
  • Single Phase Service:
  • Less than 100 Amp $10
  • 100-150 Amp $15
  • 200-250 Amp $25
  • 300-350 Amp $35
  • 400 Amp $45
  • 600 Amp $55
  • 800 Amp 5% (1 / 2 of 1%) of Total Electrical Cost
  • Three Phase Service:
  • 100-150 Amp $25
  • 200 Amp $35
  • 300 Amp $45
  • 400 Amp $55
  • 600 Amp $65
  • 800 Amp 5% (1 / 2 of 1%) of Total Electrical Cost
  • Service Change - Meter Base Only:
  • 100-150 Amp $5
  • 200-250 Amp $10
  • 300 Amp $15
  • Miscellaneous Electrical Fees:
  • Manufactured Home $15
  • Temporary Service (Saw Service) $0
  • Temporary Electrical Power (Line to Main)
Residential Service $0

Commercial Service


  • 100-150 Amp $5
  • 200 Amp (or larger) $10
  • 100-150 Amp 3 Phase $10
  • 200 Amp 3 Phase $15
  • 300 Amp 3 Phase $20
  • 400 Amp 3 Phase $25
  • 600 Amp 3 Phase $30
  • 800 Amp 3 Phase or larger $40
Gasoline Dispenser $10 each
Commercial Swimming Pool $15
Residential Swimming Pool $15
Wiring only with fixtures $20

Mechanical


  • Base / Minimum Fee $40
  • All mechanical fees are base fee plus:
  • All heat producing equipment (except heat pumps)
  • 0 to 500,000 BTU's $0
  • Over 500-000-nbsp; $2 for every 50,000 BTU's
  • Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners:
  • Up to 10 H.P. or Tons $0
  • 11 to 20 H.P. or Tons $5
  • 21 H.P. or Tons and Up $10

Plumbing


  • Base / Minimum Fee $40
  • All plumbing fees are base fee plus Fixtures (including water and sewer lines): $3 (each)

Miscellaneous


  • Street Closings $600
  • All Inspections not otherwise specified $20
  • Certificate of Occupancy $20
  • Code Compliance Inspection $150
  • NC State Homeowner Recovery Fee $5
  • Re-Inspection $20
  • Extra Trip $10
  • All permits entitle permit holder to 1 extra trip per permit.

Subdivision



Subdivision Plat


Minor Subdivision $25
Major Subdivision $50
Subdivision Ordinance $10

Zoning



  • Zoning Compliance Permit $20 (When not received in conjunction with another permit.) No charge if another permit is used.
  • Temporary Use Permit $20
  • Appeal Application $100
  • Special Use Permit (Except WCF and I-3 Industrial District) $150
  • Special Use Permit for I-3 Industrial District
  • Asphalt Paving Production Sales $3,000
  • Automobile Salvage Facilities, Junkyards or the Storage of Non-Operative Vehicles (not including Towing and Temporary Storage Facilities) $3,000
  • Bulk Storage of Flammables - Propane, Gasoline, Crude Oil, Fuel Oil, and Natural Gas $5,000
  • Chemical Manufacturing $5,000
  • Coal Ash Landfills $75,000
  • Coal Ash Recycling $5,000
  • Coal Ash as Structural Fill (as a Primary use) $10,000
  • Coal Storage $5,000
  • Concrete Plants $3,000
  • Enameling, Lacquering, or the Plating of Galvanizing Metals $3,000
  • Hazardous Waste, Infectious Waste and Toxic Substance Storage Facilities, Transportation Facilities and / or Disposal Facilities $75,000
  • Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) or Other Oil and Gas Exploration - Per Well $12,000
  • Mining, Extraction Operations and Quarries $7,500
  • Railroad Freight Yard and Terminals $3,000
  • Sanitary Landfills (MSW) $75,000
  • Sanitary Landfills (construction and demolition debris) $5,000
  • Saw Mills $3,000
  • Scrap Metal Storage or Recycling $3,000
  • Special Use Permit for Wireless Communication Facility $1,500
  • Variance Application $150
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendment App. $150
  • Variance Application $150
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendment App. $150
  • Zoning Map $5
  • Zoning Ordinance $10

Signs


  • 1-100 Square Feet $20
  • 101-200 Square Feet $25
  • 201-300 Square Feet $30
  • 300+ Square Feet $35

Historic Preservation


  • Historic Landmark Application $100
  • Design Guidelines $10
  • Planning Organization Ordinance $10

GIS Mapping Fees


  • 8.5 inches x 11 inches $3
  • 11 inches x 17 inches $5
  • 17 inches x 22 inches $7.50
  • 22 inches x 34 inches $10
  • 34 inches x 44 inches $20
  • Anything Larger $25
  • CD $25

Parade & Special Events Permit


Parade Permit $10.00
Special Events Permit $25.00

A fee double the amount of the required permit will be charged for any permit acquired after work has been started or completed.