BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEE SCHEDULE ORDINANCE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE VOTERS OF THE TOWN OF NEW HARTFORD LEGALLY ASSEMBLED: RESOLVED

, to rescind the Building Department Fee Schedule ordinance which became effective on February 14, 2007, and to adopt the following ordinance: The following schedule of fees shall be charged by the New Hartford Building Department based on the values and information set forth below: A. B. C. D. E. Minimum fee for any permit: Certificate of Occupancy: Demolition Permit: Tents Roofing $30.00 $25.00 $15.00 per $1000.00 of value $25.00 $12.00 per $1000.00 (value = $150.00 per square)

D.

Construction permit fees: $12.00 per $1,000.00 of value Based on the following square foot assessment or items: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Residential (A11) Accessory building, barns Assembly Business Factory/Industrial High Hazard Institutional Mercantile Temporary, Miscellaneous & Swimming Pools Alterations, Renovations Decks Fireplaces $100.00 per square foot $40.00 per square foot $185.00 per square foot $145.00 per square foot $100.00 per square foot $125.00 per square foot $250.00 per square foot $125.00 per square foot Actual Cost, as determined by Building Official Actual Cost, as determined by Building Official 1-story:$7,000.00 2-story:$8,000.00

E.

Mechanical Permit Fees: $12.00 per $1000.00 of actual Contract cost or based on costs listed below, whichever is higher: 1. 2. Electric Heating $6.00 per sq. ft. of living or occupied area $8.00 per sq. ft. of living or occupied area

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Air Conditioning Plumbing

$6.00 per sq. ft. of living or occupied area $1,000.00 per bathroom/kitchen fixture

F. Late Fee: Any individual, homeowner, or contractor commencing work without first obtaining an approved Building Permit will be subject to a fine of double the standard permit fee. Fines will be imposed at the discretion of the Building Official, and the Building Official will have the option of determining the project cost. G. Refund Policy: The Town will charge a fee of $20.00 or 10% of the fee paid, whichever is higher H. Public Safety Fee: We must collect a fee of $0.26/$1,000.00 of the value of each permit for the CT Department of Public Safety. I. If the Town should require expert technical consultation in review of building plans and/or construction, the costs of such consultation shall be paid to the Town by the owner in addition to the permit fee.

This ordinance shall become effective fifteen (15) days after its publication in a newspaper having circulation in the Town of New Hartford.

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