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Permit Fees
(See Notes at bottom of page)
Building Permit Fees
WORK TO BE DONE
FEE + base fee $40.00
PLEASE NOTE
Addition: residential
10.00 + 0.10 per sq. ft
Consult with Codes staff for setback requirements. Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Bathroom remodel
25.00 each
 
Carports
10.00 plus 0.10 per square foot
784 SF maximum size. Unattached: 6' setback from house, 5' from side and back property lines, 20' max peak. Attached: 5 foot setback from side & back property lines. Allow 14 business days for plan review. Carports may only be situated in the back yard.
Deck
0.10 per sq. ft. over 100 sq.ft.
3' setback from all property lines. Decks are not allowed in the front yard.
Demolition
10.00 plus 0.02 per square foot (footprint)
Sewer lines must be properly plugged.
Fence, residential
25.00
Consult Codes staff for height and materials restrictions.
Fence, non-residential
200.00
Consult Codes staff for height and materials restrictions.
Fireplaces & stoves (wood, gas, pellet)
Base fee only
 
Garage, stick built
10.00 + 0.10 per sq. ft.
784 SF maximum size. Unattached: 6' setback from house, 3' from side and back property lines, 20' max peak. Attached: Consult Codes staff for setback requirements. Includes temporary or permanent structures. Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Garage, pole barn or portable
10.00 + 0.10 per sq. ft.
784 SF maximum size. Unattached: 6' setback from house, 5' from side and back property lines, 20' max peak. Attached: Consult Codes staff for setback requirements. Includes temporary or permanent structures. Allow 14 business days for plan review. May only be situated in the back yard.
House, new
200.00 plus 0.05 per square foot
Consult with Codes staff for setback requirements. Allow 8 business weeks for plan review.
Kitchen remodel
25.00 each
 
Miscellaneous
20.00 flat fee
Includes doors, soffit/fascia, chimney, retaining walls, etc.
Porches, steps, ramps
Base fee only
 
Remodel general, one room
10.00
Bathrooms and kitchens excluded
Remodel general, additional rooms
10.00 plus 0.05 per square foot
Additional rooms up to and including whole house. Includes all interior and exterior work on existing building(s). Does not include new construction, plumbing or electrical.
Roofs
Base fee only
 
Sheds and gazebos
0.10 per square foot
144 SF maximum size. 6' setback from house, 3' from side and back property lines. 20' max peak.
Siding
Base fee only
 
Windows
Base fee only
 
No base fee for the following
Flat fee only
Notes
Commercial Building: new
200.00 + 0.20/sq ft
Allow 8 business weeks for plan review
Commercial Building: remodel
200.00 + 0.10/sq ft
Allow 8 business weeks for plan review
Driveway, resurface
20.00
Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Driveway; new, expansion, replacement
40.00
Allow 14 business days for plan review.
Gasoline pump (install/remove)
100.00 each
 
Gasoline storage tank (install/remove)
150.00 each
 
Move building through or across street
100.00
 
Pool: above ground
30.00
6' setback from house, 10' setback from all property lines. Walls must be at least 48 inches level with a lock up ladder or pool must be fenced. Fence must be 48" level height with a self-latching gate and able to withstand 200 lbs of lateral force
Pool: inground
40.00
6' setback from house, 10' setback from all property lines. Pool must be fenced. Fence must be 48" level height with a self-latching gate and able to withstand 200 lbs of lateral force
Solar, photovoltaic panels, arrays, structures
50.00
NY State Unified Solar Permit application required. Allow 14 business days for review.
NOTES:

Permits are required for the following:

The erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, removal, improvement, demolition, conversion or change in the nature of the occupancy of any building or structure.

All clients wishing to obtain a permit must either:
  • Supply this office with the contractor's certificate of insurance showing worker's compensation and disability (if the contractor does not carry worker's compensation and disability s/he must obtain a form CE-200 from the New York Workers' Compensation Board), or;
  • If the homeowner is doing the work, s/he must sign a self-liability waiver
  • All exterior work in the Historic District must apply to the Historice Resources Review Board and receive a Certificate of Appropriateness prior to obtaining a permit. Call 315.253.5397 for more information.
Drawings/plot plans must also be submitted for construction including, but not limited to, fences, pools, new construction, accessory structures, additions, and driveways. Any job with an estimated cost of $20,000.00 or more is required to submit three sets of stamped N.Y.S. architectural plan.

The above is not a complete list of work requiring a permit.  A permit is not required for painting, carpeting, floor covering above the sub-floor. Please contact us for more details as needed.

All above fees are subject to a base fee of $40.00 except where so noted.

*Permit fees are doubled when permit is taken out pursuant to order of the Office of Code Enforcement*





 
 
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