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Building Permit Fees
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Last Updated: 2016/10/13
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Last Updated: 2016/10/13
Fee is based on $10.00 per thousand of calculated construction cost. For instance, a new house with 2,000 square feet will have a calculated construction cost of $180,000. In this example, the building fee will be $1,800.

RESIDENTIAL
New Construction                                                                                               
  • Residential New Home - $90.00 per sq. ft. (**Min: $1,000.00  including Manufactured Homes)
  • Garage - $40.00 per sq. ft.   Min. $200.00             Garage Under - $20.00 per sq. ft.  Min.  $100.00
  • Porch (closed in) - $40.00 per sq. ft.                     Decks - $30.00 per sq. ft minimum $50.00
  • Sheds and Barns - minimum $40.00 based on square footage  
  • Above Ground Pools: $40.00                                 In Ground Pools: 75.00
  • Additions:  Min. $150.00  @$10.00 per $1000.00
  • Alterations/Renovations/Finish Basement:       $100.00 min. rate at$10.00 per $1,000 @90.00 per sq. ft.
  •                 (Based on Contract amount)
  • Minimum Repairs: $40.00                                      Minimum Alterations/Renovations  $50.00
  • Wood/Pellet Stoves - $25.00                                 Manufactured Siding - $50.00
  • Roofing - minimum $40.00                                    Weatherization - $40.00
  • Windows (2) $40.00  + $3.00 each add'l                Entry doors -$40.00
  • Trench permits     $25.00
Solar Panels  1/2% of cost MINIMUM FEE $50.00

COMMERCIAL        *All Commercial work is subject to Plan Review*
New Construction  -  Minimum Fee $1,000.00 : Min Rate at $10.00 per $1000 @ECC*
  • Commercial/Business - $80.00/sq. ft. wood unfinished, - $85.00/sq. ft. finished, Industrial - $60.00 per sq. ft.
  • Steel Construction $60.00/sq.ft unfinished, - $70.00 finished.
Additions / Alterations / Renovations   -  Minimum Fee $250.00 :  Min Rate at $10.00 per $1000  @ECC*
  • Commercial / Business - $60.00/ per sq. ft.        Industrial - $50.00 per sq. ft.
Accessory Building/Garages:  $250.00 Min.  Rate at $10.00 per $1000 @ECC
Demolition:  $250.00
Temporary Trailer  
Signs:    $50 per sign
Certificates of Inspection: Fee as per 780 CMR 106.5
**Solar Panels  1% of cost  MINIMUM FEE TO BE DETERMINED


*Estimated cost of construction based on type of construction  as determined by the Building Official.
*Plus Plan Review Engineering and Fire Protection Fees up to $ .20/sq.ft
 Miscellaneous items will be set by office.








 
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