Fee Schedule

Building Permit Fees
(New Stick-Built and Modular Constructions, Home Additions, Storage/Miscellaneous Buildings, Garages, Porches/Decks, etc.)
Project Scope
Fee

Up to $15,000.00

$80

From $15,000.01 - $25,000.00

$90

From $25,000.01 - $50,000.00

$130

From $50,000.01 and up

$3.25 per $1,000.00 of construction

Mobile Home Set-Up Permit

$65

All Mobile Homes located and set-up on a property prior to obtaining a Mobile Home Set-Up Permit will be charged a penalty of $150.00.

$150

Reinspection Fee - (A Re-inspection Fee will be paid in the Inspections Department Office prior to re-inspection being performed)

$50

Miscellaneous Mobile Home Permit - (for interior of used mobile home only) - Effective as of November 1, 2006

$65


Additional Notes
* There is a calculation of an $80 minimum per square foot of heated space for new residences (stick-built or modular) and residential additions only.
* 1.5 times the permit fee only if work is performed prior to the permit being issued.*
Mechanical Permit Fees
Project Type
Fee
New Construction & Residential  Permit Fees
Heating and Air Conditioning Unit (Package Units)
$65 per Unit
Changing Heating Unit Only or Changing Air Conditioning Unit Only
$55
Duct Work Only or Installing Gas Lines Only
$55
Mechanical Permit Commercial Rates (Based Upon Construction Costs)
Fees
Up to $15,000
$70
From $15,000.01 - $25,000
$80
From $25,000.01 - $50,000 $95
From $50,000.01 and Up $3.25 per $1,000of construction
Reinspection Fee - (A Reinspection Fee will be paid in the Inspections Department Office prior to reinspection being performed) $50

Additional Notes
  • Minimum Mechanical Permit Fee is $55
  • 1.5 times the permit fee only if work is performed prior to the permit being issued.*
Plumbing Permit Fees
 Project Type
 Fee
New Construction & Residential  Permit Fees
Fixtures (tub, sink, water closet, floor drains, water heater & misc.) $7.50 each
Water Line and Sewer Line
$7.50 each
Minimum Plumbing Permit $55
Mobile Home Plumbing Permit Fee $65
Plumbing Permit Commercial Rate (Based Upon Construction Costs)
Fees
Up to $3,000 $65
From $3,000.01 - $6,000
$75
From $6,000.01 - $10,000
$80
From $l0,000.01 - $15,000 $85
From $l5,000.01 - $25,000 $95
From $25,000.01 - $50,000 $165
From $50,000.01 and Up $3.25 per $1,000 of construction
Reinspection Fee - (A Reinspection Fee will be paid in the Inspections Department Office prior to reinspection being performed) $50
Day Care Center, Rest homes, Schools, Etc (Includes Fire Inspection on initial inspection)
(All inspections, mentor, and foster homes and others)
$80

Additional Notes
  •  Churches Use Commercial Rates
  • * 1.5 times the permit fee only if work is performed prior to the permit being issued.*
Electrical Permit Fees
Project Type
Fee
New Construction & Residential  Permit Fees
Residence (Stick-Built or Modular) $80
Temporary Pole For New Construction
$45
Permanent Meter Pole (PMP) For Specified Use $60
Change or Upgrade of Service $60
Accessory Building or Shop or Barn or Storage Building $60
Swimming Pool
$60
Attached or Detached Garage $60
Bill Board or Sign
$60
Residential Additions (Porch) or Bonus Rooms
$60
Pork & Poultry Houses
$65 for pump + $50 for each building
Bulk Barns, Green Houses, Etc.
$65 for pump + $25 for each building
Mobile Home Electrical Permit Fee (May Also Include Wiring Air Conditioning Unit) $65
HVAC change out or Wiring Air Conditioning Unit
$60
Electrical Permit Commercial Rate (Based Upon Construction Costs)
Fees
Up to $3,000 $65
From $3,000.01 - $6,000
$75
From $6,000.01 - $l0,000 $80
From $10,000.01 - $l5,000 $85
From $l5,000.01 - $25,000 $95
From $25,000.01 - $50,000 $165
From $50,000.01 and Up $3.25 per $1,000 of construction
Reinspection Fee - (A Reinspection Fee will be paid in the Inspections Department Office prior to reinspection being performed) $50

Additional Notes
  • * 1.5 times the permit fee only if work is performed prior to the permit being issued.*
Miscellaneous Permits
  • $80- Daycare Centers, Rest Homes, Nursing Homes, Schools Mentor, Foster and Miscellaneous Inspections
  • Car Lots, Change of Occupancy
Fire Inspection Permit Fees
Operational Permits
  • Amusement Buildings
  • Carnivals & Fairs
  • Covered mall buildings
  • Exhibit and trade shows
  • Explosives, flammable & combustible liquids
  • Fumigation and thermal insecticide fogging
  • Liquid/gas vehicles/equipment in assemblies
  • Private fire hydrants/$75 fee plus $50 per test
  • Pyrotechnic special effects
  • Spraying or dipping operations
  • Temporary membrane structures,tents and canopies
  • Sale of fire works

A $75 fee will be assessed for all operational permits. Permit to be valid until next inspection cycle as stated in the NC Fire Prevention Code 2012 Edition.

Periodic Inspection Fees
 Group Type
 Fee
Group A - Assembly
Fee
Small - 100 - 999
 $55
Large - 1000 and above $75
Group B - Business $55
Group E - Educational
Fee
Private $75
Public $55
Group F - Factory / Industrial Fee
0 - 20,000 Square Feet $65
20,0001 Square Feet and Up $115
Group H - Hazardous $75
Group I - Institutional Fee
5 or less people $55
6 - 21 people $65
22 people and above $80
Group M - Mercantile Fee
0 - 3,000 square feet $55
3,001 - 15,000 square feet $65
15,001 square feet and above $80
Group R - Residential Apartments/Hotels Fee
10 Units or Less $55
11 - 20 Units $75
21 and up
$105
Group S - Storage Facilities - Warehouse Fee
0 - 2,500 square feet $55
2,501 - 20,000 square feet $65
20,000 square feet and above $90
Daycare $55
Foster Care $55

Additional Notes
The $80 under the Inspections Department Fees will cover first time/all new fire and inspections fees .
Construction Permits
  • Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • Compressed Gas
  • Fire Alarm & Detection Systems and Related Equipment
  • Fire Pumps and Related Equipment
  • Flammable and Combustible Liquids
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Industrial Ovens
  • Private Fire Hydrants/$75 Fee Plus $50 Per Test
  • Spraying or Dipping
  • Standpipe Systems
  • Temporary Membrane Structures, Tents and Canopies

A $75 fee will be assessed for construction permits, unless noted below. Construction permits will be issued for a six-month period and will be void after construction is complete or permit expires, whichever comes first.

  • Sprinkler System - $115 Plus $1 Per Head
  • Fire Alarm Systems $90 Plus $1 Per Smoke, Heat Detector and Pull Station
  • Above and Underground Tank Installation $90 Per Site
  • Above and Underground Tank Removal $115 Per Site
Re-inspection Fee(s) for Violations of the Fire Code
  • The First Re-inspection On Periodic Inspections Will Be at No Charge, the Second Re-inspection Will Be a $50 Fee and Every Inspection After Until All Violations Are Corrected.
  • On Construction Permits That Have Been Called in for a Final Inspection and Do Not Pass the Inspection a Re-inspection Fee of $50 Will Be Assessed.
  • Any Construction Started Prior to Plan Approval and Permits Issued Will Result in a $100 Fee Plus Permit Fees.