PERMIT FEES

PERMIT FEES

Current Town of Windsor Permit Fees

Voted and Accepted at the August 24, 2015 Special Town Meeting

 

FEE SCHEDULE FOR WIRING PERMITS

 

RESIDENTIAL WORK

 

NEW SINGLE DWELLING  -  $250.00

(includes temporary & permanent service)

 

RENOVATIONS

Major  -  $150.00

                   Minor  -  $100.00

 

MULTI-FAMILY DWELLING (each unit)  -  $150.00

(does not include service)

 

SERVICES

Temporary service  -  $50.00

Up to and including 400 AMPS  -  $75.00

Over 400 AMPS  -  $200.00

 

MAJOR APPLIANCE (new or replacement)  -  $50.00

For each of the following appliances:

Range, built-in oven, counter tops, electric dryers, water heaters, disposal, dishwasher, oil burner, gas burner, air conditioner, gas pumps, island light, etc.

 

GARAGES & SHEDS  -  $75.00

 

BRANCH CIRCUIT EXTENSIONS, LIGHTS, OR OTHER DEVICES  -  $50.00

 

COMMERCIAL WORK

(Commercial, industrial and mercantile)

For all commercial and industrial work less than $1,000 and not specified below, use the residential fees.

 

Minimum fee all Commercial & Industrial Installations over $1,000  -  $150.00

 

All commercial and industrial work over $25,000 shall be based on $6.00 per $1,000 or fraction thereof.

 

SIGNS AND MARQUEES  -  $50.00

 

CARNIVALS, CONCESSIONS, CIRCUSES AND FAIRS

1-20 activities  -  $200.00

Over 20 activities  -  $400.00

 

 

REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE

 

For Industrial concerns and schools employing a licensed electrician for maintenance work only on their premises, the annual permit fee shall be set at $500.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS WORK

 

SWIMMING POOLS

Storable Pools  -  $50.00

Permanent pools  -  $100.00

 

SMOKE DETECTORS (PER STRUCTURE)  -  $50.00

 

FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS & SECURITY SYSTEMS  -  $50.00

 

RESIDENTIAL SOLAR INSTALLATION  -  $100.00

 

GENERATOR INSTALLATION

With Automatic Transfer Switch  -  $75.00

With Manual Transfer Switch  -  $50.00

 

 

FEES FOR RE-INSPECTION

 

The fee for re-inspection of defective work, or if the site is inaccessible for scheduled inspection, shall be $50.00

Includes individual smoke detectors, tandem-wired systems and all Class II smoke and heat detector systems.

 

ALL PERMIT FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

 

ALL APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO DO WIRING SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO THE TOWN OF WINDSOR

 

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY INSPECTIONS BE LESS THAN $50.00.

 

Permit fees waived for municipal work valued at less than $5,000.00

 

 

FEE SCHEDULE FOR PLUMBING & GAS PERMITS

 

PLUMBING

 

ALL NEW RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS  -  $250.00

(covers all fixtures & includes 3 inspections; any additional inspections will be $15)

 

ALL RESIDENTIAL REMODEL WORK  -  $75.00 per permit

(includes one fixture/appliance, plus $15 per additional appliance)

 

ALL COMMERCIAL WORK UNDER 5,000 SQ. FT.  -  $175 per permit

(new or remodel; includes one fixture/appliance plus $15 per additional fixture/appliance)

 

ALL COMMERCIAL WORK OVER 5,000 SQ. FT.  -  $300 per permit

(new or remodel; includes one fixture/appliance plus $15 per additional fixture/appliance)

 

ALL OTHER WORK  -  $65.00 per inspection

(residential or commercial)

 

SOLAR SYSTEMS  -  $80.00 per permit

(includes domestic hot water storage, back flow prevention and domestic water supply)

 

GAS

 

ALL RESIDENTIAL WORK  -  $65.00 per permit

(includes one fixture/appliance; plus $15 per additional fixture/appliance)

 

ALL COMMERCIAL WORK UNDER 5,000 SQ. FT.  -  $150.00 per permit

(new or remodel; includes one fixture/appliance; plus $15 per additional fixture/appliance)

 

ALL COMMERCIAL WORK OVER 5,000 SQ. FT.  -  $300.00 per permit

(new or remodel; includes one fixture/appliance; plus $15 per additional fixture/appliance)

 

GAS TANK INSPECTION  -  $10.00 per tank

 

WATER HEATERS (new or replacement; residential or commercial)  -  $65.00 per heater

 

All re-inspections will be $50.00

All sections of the Massachusetts Plumbing & Fuel and Gas Code CMR248 will be strictly adhered to.

All applications for permits shall be accompanies by a check made payable to the Town of WINDSOR

 

 

BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE

 

MINIMUM BUILDING PERMIT FEE FOR CONTRACTORS  -  $50.00

 

MINIMUM BUILDING PERMIT FEE FOR HOMEOWNERS DOING OWN WORK  -  $25.00

 

For all new construction, additions or renovations, see chart [below] to determine cost of construction, for purpose of fee determination. Building Permit Fee is based on $6.00 per $1,000 of value of construction.

 

Miscellaneous: fees for specific projects not listed below:

 

ROOFING, SIDING OR REPLACEMENT WINDOWS: (ea. Category)

Homeowner  -  $25.00

Residential  -  $50.00

Commercial  -  $75.00

 

SWIMMING POOL:

Above Ground  -  $50.00

In Ground  -  $100.00

 

DEMOLITION  -  $25.00

 

CHIMNEY (NEW/REPAIR)  -  $50.00

 

FIREPLACE  -  $50.00

 

SOLID FUEL BURNING APPLIANCES  -  $25.00

 

AMUSEMENT DEVICES AND BOOTHS  -  $10.00/unit

 

FENCE (OVER 6 FEET), RETAINING WALL (OVER 4 FEET)  -  $50.00

 

SPECIAL PURPOSE TEMPORARY TENTS AND TRAILER  -  $50.00

 

SIGNS  - PLUS $1.00 PER SQ. FT. OVER 50 SQ. FT.  -  $50.00

 

SOLAR PROJECTS VALUED LESS THAN $8,000  -  $50.00

 

SOLAR PROJECTS VALUED MORE THAN $8,000  -  $6.00/per thousand

 

RE-INSPECTION FEE (ANY INSPECTION CALLED FOR BUT NOT READY)  -  $50.00

 

SUBMITTAL OF NEW PLANS AFTER PLAN REVIEW  -  $100.00

 

LARGE COMMERCIAL PLAN REVIEW  -  $100.00

Exceptionally large or complicated projects, multi-family, commercial or industrial projects, additional review fees may be required.

 

INSPECTION AND OCCUPANCY PERMIT (WHEN NO BLDG. PERMIT IS REQUIRED)  -  $50.00

 

ZONING

 

ZONING CLEARANCE FOR BUSINESS CERTIFICATE  -  $10.00

 

WRITTEN ZONING DETERMINATION  -  $50.00

 

FEE DETERMINATION SCHEDULE

 

VALUE OF PROJECT: In order to keep the fees equitable for all buildings, the cost of construction is determined as follows. This valuation procedure does not affect taxation by the Board of Assessor’s.

 

The Town will consider an actual cost of construction if homeowner is performing the work themselves.  Otherwise, For All new construction, addition, renovation, see chart below to determine cost of construction, for purpose of fee determination.  If project is not related to new square feet the fee will be based upon a sound estimate of the cost of construction.

 

Building Permit Fee is based on $6.00 per $1,000 of value of construction.

 

ALL NEW CONSTRUCTION FOR DWELLING UNITS/ADDITIONS  -  $150/sq.ft.

 

SUNROOMS  -  $100/sq.ft.

 

BASEMENT RENOVATIONS  -  $50/sq.ft.

 

RES. ACCESSORY BLDGS., NON-LIVING SPACE, DECKS & UNFINISHED BASEMENTS  -  30/sq.ft.

 

RESIDENTIAL GARAGES  -  $30/sq.ft.

 

MOBILE HOMES  -  $50/sq.ft.

 

CONVERSION OF NON-RESIDENTIAL SPACE TO LIVING SPACE  -  $120/sq.ft.

 

AGRICULTURAL BARNS  -  $30/sq.ft.

 

COMMERCIAL A,B,E,H,I & M USE GROUPS NEW CONSTRUCTION/ADDITIONS  -  $200/sq.ft.

 

COMMERCIAL ACCESSORY BUILDINGS  -  $50/sq.ft.

 

INDUSTRIAL F,S & U USE GROUPS NEW CONSTRUCTION/ADDITIONS BUILDINGS  -  $75/sq.ft.

 

CONVERSION OF NON-COMMERCIAL/NON-INDUSTRIAL SPACE TO COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL SPACE  -  $150/sq.ft.

 

If project is not related to new sq.ft., the fee will be based upon a sound estimate of the cost of construction.

 

FEES: Once the cost of construction is determined, the fee is based on $6 per $1,000 of value, e.g., copy of contract.

There is a minimum permit fee of $50.

Municipal permit fees are waived.

 

ALL FEES WILL BE DOUBLED IF CONSTRUCTION IS BEGUN WITHOUT A PERMIT