Building Department Fees

MARSHFIELD BUILDING DEPARTMENT PERMIT FEES AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2018

* Please note that any work started without the benefit of a permit will result in a double permit fee.
* When an inspection is requested and the work is not ready, the premises locked or not accessible by means of a set of stairs, or the work is disapproved, a reinspection fee of $40.00 will be charged.

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Building Permit FeesElectrical Permit FeesPlumbing and Gas Permit Fees
Sheet Metal Permit FeesFire Sprinkler Permit FeesTent Permit Fees

Building Permit Fees

Permit Fees, Generally
$11.00 per $1,000.00 of calculated Residential Construction cost ($40.00 Minimum)
$13.00 per $1,000.00 of calculated Commercial Construction cost ($80.00 Minimum)
Re-Side/Re-Roof ($40.00 Minimum) Residential    $ Total Project Cost X $10.00 per $1,000.00  Top of Page
Re-Side/Re-Roof ($80.00 Minimum) Commercial   $ Total Project Cost X $12.00 per $1,000.00
Windows/Doors ($80.00 Minimum) Commercial     $ Total Project Cost X $12.00 per $1,000.00
Swimming Pool, Residential                                    $ Total Project Cost X $10.00 per $1,000.00
Swimming Pool, Commercial                                   $ Total Project Cost X $12.00 per $1,000.00
Chimney                                                                   $50.00
Construction Trailer                                                  $50.00
Demolition Permit, Residential                                 $120.00
Demolition Permit, Commercial                                $170.00
Occupancy Permit, Residential                                 $40.00
Occupancy Permit, Temporary, Residential              $40.00
Occupancy Permit, Commercial                               $80.00
Occupancy Permit, Temporary, Commercial            $80.00
Relocate Building, Residential                                  $ Total Project Cost X $10.00 per $1,000.00
Relocate Building, Commercial                                 $ Total Project Cost X $12.00 per $1,000.00
Reinspection Fee                                                      $40.00
Renew Permit                                                           25% of Prior Permit Fee
Site Inspection                                                          $75.00
     (Building, Electrical & Plumbing/Gas Inspectors)    
Change of Contractor Fee                                       $40.00
Mechanical Permit Fee                                            $ Total Project Cost X $11.00 per $1,000.00
Sign Permit Fee                                                      Total Square Feet X $5.00 per Square Feet
Wood Stove Permit Fee                                          $50.00
DBA Certificate Review                                          $10.00

Permit Fees May Also Be Calculated by Square Footage by Building Commissioner
New Construction Commercial    $ Total Project Cost X $95.00 per Square Feet
New Construction Industrial         $ Total Project Cost X $95.00 per Square Feet
New Construction Residential      $ Total Project Cost X $110.00 per Square Feet
Additions Commercial                  $ Total Project Cost X $95.00 per Square Feet
Additions Industrial                       $ Total Project Cost X $95.00 per Square Feet
Additions Residential                    $ Total Project Cost X $80.00 per Square Feet
Alterations Commercial                $ Total Project Cost X $85.00 per Square Feet
Alterations Industrial                     $ Total Project Cost X $85.00 per Square Feet
Alterations Residential                  $ Total Project Cost X $75.00 per Square Feet
Garage, Garage Under Finished Basement      $ Total Project Cost X $55.00 per Square Feet
Farmer’s Porch                                                  $ Total Project Cost X $55.00 per Square Feet
Open Deck                                                         $ Total Project Cost X $40.00 per Square Feet
Sheds Over 64 Square Feet                              $ Total Project Cost X $40.00 per Square Feet

 

Electrical Permit Fees
Residential                                                                                  Top of Page  
New Dwellings and Multi-Family, per Unit               $200.00     
Addition or Remodel                                                  $90.00
Service or Temporary Service                                    $55.00
Swimming Pool, Residential, In-Ground                     $90.00
Swimming Pool, Residential, Above-Ground              $70.00
Single Appliance                                                         $50.00
     i.e., Generator, Water Heater, Heating System, Air Conditioning, Burglar/Fire Alarm
Solar Panels                                                                $90.00
Septic                                                                          $50.00
Security System                                                          $50.00
Replace Service Meter                                                $55.00
Reinspection Fee                                                         $50.00
Minimum Fee                                                               $50.00

Commercial
Commercial Total Service Amperage                       200 Amp or Less = $150.00
                                                                                  201 Amp-400 Amp = $200.00
                                                                                  401 Amp and up = $250.00

Commercial Building-Estimate of Cost of Project     Project Cost X 1.5% of Electrical Contract to $100,000.00
                                                                                  And $3.00 per $1,000.00 over $1,000.00

Commercial Minimum                                               $90.00
Commercial Reinspection                                         $50.00
    When an inspection is requested and the work is not ready, the premises is locked or not accessible by means of a set of stairs or is disapproved.

* State Law requires that the installer of security systems maintain a security clearance license through the Department of Public Safety.

 

Plumbing and Gas Permit Fees
New Residential Plumbing                                                             Top of Page
First Fixture                                                             $120.00
Each Additional Fixture                                             $15.00

Existing Residential Plumbing
First Fixture                                                               $60.00
Each Additional Fixture                                             $15.00
Replacement Hot Water Heater (Residential)           $35.00

New Commercial Plumbing
First Fixture                                                              $150.00
Each Additional Fixture                                              $20.00

Existing Commercial Plumbing
First Fixture                                                              $120.00
Each Additional Fixture                                              $20.00
Replacement Hot Water Heater (Commercial)          $45.00

New Residential Gas
First Fixture                                                               $120.00
Each Additional Fixture                                               $15.00

Existing Residential Gas
First Fixture                                                                 $60.00
Each Additional Fixture                                               $15.00
Replacement Hot Water Heater (Residential)             $35.00

New Commercial Gas
First Fixture                                                               $150.00
Each Additional Fixture                                               $20.00

Existing Commercial Gas
First Fixture                                                               $120.00
Each Additional Fixture                                               $20.00
Replacement Hot Water Heater (Commercial)            $45.00

 

Sheet Metal Permit Fees
Residential Fee           $10.00 per $1,000.00 with a $40.00 Minimum Permit Fee            Top of Page
Commercial Fee          $12.00 per $1,000.00 with an $80.00 Minimum Permit Fee

Fire Sprinkler Permit Fees
Residential Fee           $10.00 per $1,000.00 with a $40.00 Minimum Permit Fee             Top of Page
Commercial Fee          $12.00 per $1,000.00 with an $80.00 Minimum Permit Fee

Tent Permit Fees
$10.00 per $1,000.00 with a $40.00 Minimum Permit Fee                                                 Top of Page