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Fee Schedule ~ Permits & Inspections

~ Permits & Inspections ~
NC State Building Code: Administrative Code and Policies Section 206.1 Permit required
Permits are required for all work, Building Code, Div. 3, Permits, Section 4.56-4.75
General Fee
Penalty for work started before obtaining a permit $100.00
Administrative fee added to all permits issued $30.00
Minimum Inspection Fee $55.00
Habitat for Humanity Building & Inspection Fees Normally Charged Fees Waived
Re-inspection Fees will be charged
NC BUILDING CODE PLAN REVIEW Fee
(Does not apply to 1-2 Family Structures)
<2500 sq. ft. * $100.00
2501 sq. ft. - 10000 sq. ft. (per trade)* $100.00
10000+ sq. ft.* $500.00
Condo/Apartment (per unity) $50.00
Cell Tower $200.00
Townhomes (per unit) $75.00
*may vary based upon occupancy & use
Electrical ~
Commercial ~ Based on Cost ($4.00 per $1,000) if not included in Building Permit
Commercial ~Minimum$110.00
Residential ~ Rough in and Final $110.00
Temporary Pole ~ 100 Amp $55.00
Temporary Main Power ~ Application Required $55.00
Miscellaneous Permit ~ Per Inspection $55.00
Additional Inspections $55.00
Mechanical ~ HVAC & FUEL GAS Fee
Commercial ~ Based on Cost ($4.00 Per $1,000.00) if not included in Building Permit
Commercial ~ Minimum $110.00
Residential ~ Rough In and Final $110.00
Miscellaneous Permit ~ Per Inspection $55.00
Additional Inspections $55.00
HVAC Change Out ~ Per Inspection for first unit $55.00
each additional unit$10.00
Plumbing ~ Fee
Commercial Based on Cost ($4.00 Per $1,000.00)
Commercial ~ Minimum $110.00
Residential ~ Rough In and Final ~ New Construction for houses on slabs add inspection fee for Plumbing Slab inspection $110.00
Miscellaneous Permit ~ Per Inspection $55.00
Additional Inspections $55.00
Building ~ Fee
Building fees are based on the following values

Residential 1 and 2 Family Dwellings ~ Heated sqft * ICC value + unheated sqft * $45.00

Other than 1 and 2 Family Dwellings Sqft * ICC value / 4000 * 4

Minimum

$110.00

1 and 2 Family Decks, Patios, Porches, Storage Buildings & Detached Garages built on site ~ Unconditioned
Permit Fees After Construction Value Has Been Determined 1-2 Family based on heated sqft * ICC value + unheated sqft * $45.00 Non 1-2 Family Dwellings based on sqft * ICC value
ValueFee
Up to $6,000.00 $55.00
$6000.01 - $10,000.00 $60.00
$10,000.01 - $15,000.00 $70.00
$15,000.01 - $ 20,000.00 $80.00
$20,000.01 - $25,000.00 $90.00
$25.000.01 - $35,000.00 $110.00
$35,000.01 - $50,000.00 $140.00
$50,000.01 - $75,000.00 $170.00
$75,000.01 and Over $200 + $4.00/ 1000 or portion thereof
Masonry Fireplace ~ $5,000 added to value of house
Pre-Fab Fireplace or Wood Stove ~ $2,500 added to value of house
Mobile Home Setup ~ Plus Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Driveway:
Single Wide $200.00
Double Wide $250.00
Modular Units ~ Plus Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical and Driveway $250.00
~ Plus Additional Inspection Fees for Onsite work Based on Cost/Value
Relocated House ~ Basic Fee for Footing and Foundation $200.00
Remodeling ~ $60.00 sq ft (sq ft x $60.00 = construction cost) Minimum$110.00
Prebuilt Storage Building ~ Flat Fee 1 Inspection <401 sqft $55.00
>400 sqft Building fee schedule
Bulkhead ~ Flat Fee $55.00
Demolition ~ Flat Fee ~ Residential 1-2 Family $55.00
Commercial $110.00
Docks or Piers ~ Flat Fee per inspection $50.00
Ramps ~
Residential Ramp ~ ADA Compliant ~ Zoning and Building Permit Required Fee Waived

Non- Residential Ramp ~ ADA Compliant ~ Commercial Permit required ~ Based on value $45/sqft ~ Zoning Permit Required

Minimum

$110.00

Swimming Pools ~
Residential ~ In Ground & On Ground Flat Fee + Electrical ~ Does Not Include Decks $90.00
Commercial ~ Flat Fee + Electrical & Plumbing $150.00
Miscellaneous Fee
Stop Work Order Place/Removal Fee $55.00
Re-Inspection Fee ~ All Trades $75.00
Before/After Hours Inspection Fee: All trades (per hour) (2 hour minimum) $50.00
Contractor Change $30.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (1-2 Family) $75.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (Non 1-2 Family) $100.00
Certificates of Occupancy (not permit related) $85.00
Fee Schedule Fiscal Year July 1, 2020 - June 30, 20201 ~ Approved by BOC