Section 6-5 Fees

§ 6-5.1 Payment of Fees.

A permit shall not be valid until the fees prescribed by law have been paid. Nor shall an amendment to a permit be released until the additional fee, if any, has been paid. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-5.2 Schedule of Fees.

On buildings, structures, electrical, gas, mechanical, and plumbing systems or alterations requiring a permit, a fee for each permit, plan review, inspection, and re-inspection shall be paid as required at the time of application, in accordance with the adopted schedule of fees as established by the Town Council, which schedule of fees may be revised from time to time by resolution of the Town Council. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-5.3 Building Permit Valuations.

The applicant for a permit shall provide an estimated permit value at the time of application. Such estimates shall include total value of work including electrical, mechanical, plumbing, gas; building components and equipment, inclusive of materials and labor. Permit valuations will be determined in accordance with the schedule of fees. Final building permit valuation shall be set by the code official. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-5.4 Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance.

Any person who commences any work on a building, structure, electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system before obtaining the necessary permits shall be subject to an inspection violation and or municipal infraction that shall be in addition to the required permit fees. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-5.5 Related Fees.

The payment of the fee for the construction, alteration, removal or demolition for work done in connection with or concurrently with the work authorized by a building permit shall not relieve the applicant or holder of the permit from the payment of other fees that are prescribed by law or ordinance including but not limited to the following: plan review, floodplain management, forest conservation, sanitary construction, sediment & erosion control, storm water management, wetlands, plumbing, electrical, gas, mechanical, inspections, entrance, water & sewer connection, sign, weed & litter and zoning certificates both within and not within the Town of Easton. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)

§ 6-5.6 Refunds.

The code official is authorized to establish a refund policy. (Ordinance 562 effective November 8th 2009)