City of Lester Prairie Ordinance 258 - SPECIFICALLY THE BUILDING CODE FEE SCHEDULE

ORDINANCE NO. 258

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 5, SECTION 5.4.2,

SPECIFICALLY THE BUILDING CODE FEE SCHEDULE,

AND AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL CODE ACCORDINGLY

Section 1. Section 5.4 of the Lester Prairie Municipal Code, as it relates to the Building Code Fee Schedule, shall be deleted in its entirety and there inserted in its place shall be the following:

“BUILDING CODE FEE SCHEDULE

TOTAL VALUATION FEES LESTER PRAIRIE

Effective January 10, 2006 (94)

$1.00 to $500.00 $30.00

$501.00 to $2,000.00 $30.00 for the first $500.00 plus $2.75 for each

additional $100.00 or fraction thereof, to and

including $2,000.00

$2,001.00 to $25,000.00 $71.25 for the first $2,000.00 plus $12.50 for each

additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and

including $25,000.00

$25,001.00 to $50,000.00 $358.75 for the first $25,000.00 plus $9.00

for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof,

to and including $50,000.00

$50,001.00 to $100,000.00 $583.75 for the first $50,000.00 plus $6.25

for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof,

to and including $100,000.00

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00 $896.25 for the first $100,000.00 plus $5.00

for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof,

to and including $500.000.00

$500,001.00 to $1,000,000.00 $2,896.25 for the first $500,000.00 plus $4.25

for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof,

to and including $1,000,000.00

$1,000.001.00 and up $5,021.25 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $2.75

for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof

OTHER INSPECTIONS AND FEES AS PER CONTRACT

1. Inspections outside of normal business hours, minimum two hour charge

$63.00 per hr.

2. Re-Inspection Fee $40.00 per hr.

3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $40.00 per hr.

4. Site Inspection Fee, required on all new construction $35.00

5. Additional plan review required by changes, additions, or revisions to

approved plans, Minimum one half hour charge $40.00 per hr.

6. For miscellaneous and special services, as per contract $40.00 per hr.

7. SE & WA Fee, required on all new construction $45.00 each

If more than one inspection then charges need to be increased depending

on the project/job.

7. Pre-Move Inspection $150.00 each

8. Moved-In Structure (not including foundation, interior remodel, etc)

$250.00 each

Building Permit Fee: Schedule is 100% of the above fee schedule, plus a State Surcharge as follows:

$1,000,000 or less = .0005 x the valuation (minimum of 50¢)

$1,000,001 to $2,000,000 = $500.00 + .004 x ( value - $1,000,000)

Greater than $2,000,001 see State Table

Building Permit Renewal Fee: Fee is equal to one half the amount required for a new permit for such work, provided no changes have been made or will be made in the original plan sand specifications for such work.

Plan Check Fee: Is 65% of the Building Permit Fee for Residential and Commercial Projects

Plumbing Permit Fees: (See Below for Commercial Fees)

• $4.75 per fixture with minimum of $60.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

• Plumbing Change outs: Water heaters or water softeners $15.00 each

plus 50¢ Surcharge

Heating, Air Conditioning, & Gas Piping Permit Fees: (See Below for

Commercial Fees)

• New Home Construction Only; furnace and A/C are considered one unit

• $45.00 For EACH Heating or Air Conditioning Unit, including Air Exchange

units, In-Floor heat systems, gas logs/fireplaces, factory wood burning and

factory fireplaces plus 50¢ Surcharge

• $10.00 per gas fitting or connection, with a $20.00 minimum (on gas fittings)

plus 50¢ Surcharge

• If permit issued for gas line/gas piping only, then minimum fee is $45.00 plus

50¢ Surcharge

• Masonry Fireplaces require a regular building permit, need to submit plans

& fee is based on Valuation

Residential General Fees

Re-Roof: $35.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

Re-Side: $35.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

Re-Window: $35.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge if replace with same size

Any size change requires a regular building permit

Fence: Any fence over 6’ high requires a regular building permit

Shed: Any shed over 120 square ft. requires a regular building

permit

Demo: Permit Fees are based on valuation and requires a

regular building permit

Mobile Home

Installation: $250.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge and requires a regular

building permit

If also doing basement, foundation, garage or entryway, fees are based on

sq. ft. State Table

Commercial Project Fees:

• Building Permit Fees are based on Valuation, including Re-Roof and

Re-side Projects

• Plumbing & Mechanical Permit Fees = 1.25% of the Contract Price

Plumbing Minimum $75.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

Mechanical Minimum $75.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

Gas Line Minimum $20.00 plus 50¢ Surcharge

• Fire Sprinkler Systems require a regular building permit; fees are based on Valuation with no Surcharge

• Demo fees are based on Valuation and require a regular building permit

Permit Valuation is based on construction value or Minnesota State

Valuation, which ever is higher.”

Section 2. This ordinance shall be in force and take effect from and

after its Passage and publication.

Adopted this 9th day of January, 2006.

CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE

By: Eric Angvall, Its Mayor

ATTEST:

By: Marilyn L. Pawelk, Its City Clerk

Published in the Herald Journal Jan. 23, 2006.


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