Building Permit Fees Schedule

REFUND POLICY

No person or entity shall be entitled to any refund on the amount paid for any permits issued by the City unless such refund is applied for in writing within four (4) months from the date of issuance of such permit. Before making such refund, the City shall deduct and retain thirty percent (30%) of the original amount of said permit, which sum shall constitute a service charge. 

DOCUMENT RECORDING FEE

$10 first page, $8.50 for each additional page, plus $3 service fee and $6.50 certified mailing cost

Whenever any document or agreement is required to be recorded by the City pursuant to approval of a development action or order, and the same is to be recorded in the public records of Hillsborough County, the developer/owner or other Party to the agreement shall pay all recording fees according to the following fee

DOCUMENT NOTARY FEE

$10/notary seal

RE-INSPECTIONS FEES

$75 first occurrence, $150 for each occurrence thereafter

a.  Technical code violations noted at inspection  

b.  Repairs or corrections not made prior to re- scheduled inspection

c.  Work not ready at time of inspection                   

d.  Permit not posted at time of inspection

e.  Approved plans not on site

 f.  Work not accessible

g.  Wrong or un-posted address at work site

 h.  Notice of commencement not posted on site

WORKING WITHOUT PERMIT

A minimum fee of $350 will be assessed for each discipline issued a stop work order for working without permit

Work commencing or in progress without benefit of permit shall carry a penalty, if the value of the work (labor and materials)is found to exceed $1000 by the estimate of the Building Official.

PROCESSING AND VALUATIONS

PROCESSING and SURCHARGE

 Permit Processing Fee-$8.50/permit 

Certification Maintenance Fee-1% of permit cost. Minimum $2 per permit. 

Building Code Administrator's and Inspector's Fund - Pursuant to F.S.468.631, a surcharge shall be assessed at a rate of 1.5% of all permits associated with the enforcement of the Florida Building Code. The City shall collect such surcharge and shall remit the funds to the State of Florida for deposit into the Building Code Administrators and Inspector's Fund. The City shall retain 10% of the collected amount to fund participation in building code adoption process and to provide for education related to the enforcement of the Florida Building Code.1.5% of permit and review cost. Minimum $2 per permit.
Department of Business and Professional Regulation Surcharge - Pursuant to F.S. 553.721, a surcharge shall be assessed at a rate of 1.5% of all permits associated with the enforcement of the Florida Building Code. The City shall collect such surcharge and shall remit the funds to the State of Florida for deposit into the Professional Regulation Trust Fund. The City shall retain 10% of the collected amount to fund participation in building code adoption process and to provide for education related to the enforcement of the Florida Building Code1.5% of permit and review cost. Minimum $2.00 per permit.
Valuation of ImprovementsResidentialCommercial
$1.00 to $1,000.00$0$0
$1,000 to $3,000$75$125
$3,001 to $10,000$35 per thousand or fraction thereof$35 per thousand or fraction thereof
$10,001 to $25,000$350 plus $5 per thousand or fraction thereof$350 plus $5 per thousand or fraction thereof
$25,001 to $50,000$475 plus $4 per thousand or fraction thereof$475 plus $4 per thousand or fraction thereof
$50,001 to $100,000$675 plus $3 per thousand or fraction thereof$675 plus $3 per thousand or fraction thereof
$100,000 to $200,000$975 plus $2 per thousand or fraction thereof$975 plus $2 per thousand or fraction thereof
Greater than $200,000$1375 plus $1 per thousand or fraction thereof$1375 plus $1 per thousand or fraction thereof
DOCUMENT PLAN REVIEWRESIDENTIALCOMMERCIAL
Fees are based on the gross square footage of proposed improvementsFees are based on the gross square footage of proposed improvementsAll Occupancy Types
Minimum$50$150
1,501 to 5,000 sq.ft.$125$300
5,001 to 10,000 sq.ft.$150$400
10,001 to 20,000 sq.ft.$175$550
20,001 to 50,000 sq.ft. $225$750
Over 50,001 sq.ft.$275$1,250
Document Revisions$75 each revision$125 each revision
Zoning Plan ReviewResidentialCommercial
Setback Reviews$40$55
Lot Coverage Reviews$40N/A
Parking Lots/Re-seal ReviewsN/A$75
Sign Reviews$40$75
Landscaping/IrrigationN/A$50
Life Safety Plan ReviewResidentialCommercial
Fire Suppression System New Construction or altered systems$75$125
Fire Alarm System New Construction or altered systems$75$125


Building

BuildingResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$75$125
New Construction$0.20 per gross sqft$0.15 per gross sqft
Additions$0.20 per gross sqft$0.15 per gross sqft
Renovations and Remodels$0.26 per gross sqft$0.20 per gross sqft
Tenant FinishesN/A$0.05 per gross sqft
Shell BuildingsN/A$0.10 per gross sqft
Demolitions$150$250
Decks and patios(wood, concrete, pavers)$75$150
Driveways(concrete, pavers)$75$150
Building relocation(excludes electrical, plumbing and mechanical)$75$125
Modular set-up$75$125
Fences/walls(wood, chain link, masonry)$75.00 for the first 250 lin ft plus $0.25 for each aditional ft$75.00 for the first 250 lin ft plus $0.25 for each aditional ft
Gutters and Downspouts (retrofits)$75$125
Roofing(new, repairs, reroofs)$0.05 per sqft for the first 2500 sqft plus $0.03 per sqft for each additional ..Maximum $200$0.05 per sqft for the first 2500 sqft plus $0.03 per sqft for each additional ..Maximum $300
Foundation Stabilizations$100$125
Window/ Door Replacements$75$125
Siding / Stucco >500 sqft$0.05 per sqft$0.05 per sqft
Soffit/Facia >100 lin ft$0.05 per lin ft$0.05 per lin ft.
Aluminum Pool Enclosures$125N/A
Screen Room Addition w/ existing slab$0.20/ sqft$0.20/ sqft
Screen Room Addition with new slab$0.30/ sqft$0.30/ sqft
Swimming pools/spas (excludes electrical and plumbing)$125$250
Storm panels/shutters$75$125
Generator and pad (excludes electrical)$75$150
Permanent Business SignsN/A$150 per building or site
Structural Repairs/ Changes to SignageN/A$150 per building site
Site Directory SignsN/A$125 per site
Sign Face Panel Change-outsN/A$125
Parking lot Reseals /RestripsN/A$125
Hurricane Mitigation Inspection$125$175
Boat Docks..New Construction$125$125
Boat Docks …Repairs$75$75
Sea Wall Repairs$100 N/A
Dumpster EnclosuresN/A$100
Garage Door Replacements$125N/A
Accessory Sheds <500 sqft.$75N/A

*Fees listed above as N/A shall be computed using the valuation schedule 


ELECTRIC/MECHANICAL LIFE SAFETY

ElectricalResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50$75
New Construction$.05 per gross sqft$.07 per gross sqft.
Additions/Tenant Finish$.05 per gross sqft$.07 per gross sqft.
Renovations$.07 per gross sqft$0.10 gross sqft
Temporary Service$75$125
Pool/Spas$125$150
Service Rehab/Rebuild$75$175
Service Upgrades$100$175
Alarm/Security System$75$75
Generator install$75$125
Screen Room Addition$75N/A
Signage LightingN/A$40 each sign
MechanicalResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50
New Construction$12/ton of equipment+ $5/each supply and return opening$15/ton of equipment+ $5/each supply and return opening
Additions/Renovations$12/ton of equipment+ $5/each supply and return opening$15/ton of equipment+ $5/each supply and return opening
Package A/C Unit$75$125
Equipment Change-out$75$125
Type I and II hood SystemsN/A$150
Boiler InstallationsN/A$125
Ansul Hood Suppression SystemN/A$150 per system
Life SafetyResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50$75
Fire Suppression System, New Construction, or altered systems$50$250
Fire Alarm System, New Construction, or altered systems$50$250


PLUMBING/GAS/SOLAR

PlumbingResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50$75
New Construction$12/wet fixture*$15/wet fixture*
Additions/Renovations$12/wet fixture*$15/wet fixture*
Sanitary Sewer Lateral$75$125
Water Lateral/ Connection$75$150
Water Supply Re-pipe$75$125
Landscape Irrigation System$50$125
Pool/Spa$125$250
Irrigation well and well pump$50$125
Roof DrainsN/A$10 each
Grease InterceptorsN/A$175 per system

*wet fixtures include, lavatories, showers, tubs, laundry sinks, dishwasher, clothes washer, sinks, janitors closets, water heaters, etc.


GasResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50$75
New Construction$15/appliance$15/appliance
Addition/Renovation$15/appliance$15/appliance
Petroleum/LP Tanks Underground$100$125
Petroleum/LP Tanks Above Ground$100$125


SolarResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50$125
Solar Hot Water Heater Installations$60$175
Solar Pool Heater$60$175
Thermal heater systems$100$150
Photo Voltaic Installations $100$150


SITE

Site DevelopmentResidentialCommercial
Minimum Fee$50
Site DevelopmentPer Valuation SchedulePer Valuation Schedule
Site Clearing, Grading and Filing$50 for the first acre plus $5 for each additional or fraction$75 for the first acre plus $5 for each additional or fraction
Infrastructure ImprovementsPer Valuation SchedulePer Valuation Schedule
Conservation Area Permit$125$125
Curb Cuts$75$75
Tree Removal not associated with Site Plan Approval or non hazard removals$55 per tree$55.00 per tree
Parking Lot reseal/re-stripeN/A$75
Monitoring Wells$50 for the first four plus $5 for each additional$75 for the first four plus $5 for each additional
Temporary BannersN/A$40
Special Events/ TentsN/A$50


MiscellaneousResidentialCommercial
Insurance Mitigation Forms$125N/A
Flood-proofing CertificatesN/A$125
Replacement Permits$45$35
Renewed Permits$45$35
Contractor Changes requiring New Permit$75$75
Single sided paper copies$0.15/page$0.15/page
Double sided paper copies$0.20/page$0.20/page
Electronic Discs (DVD)$5/disc$5/disc
Research requiring excessive timeFirst 30 minutes…no charge. Estimate provided for additional time calculated at $20.00/hr; deposit of estimated amount due up front; differences refundable or billed, as required.First 30 minutes…no charge. Estimate provided for additional time calculated at $20.00/hr; deposit of estimated amount due up front; differences refundable or billed, as required.
Certificate of Continued Use or Change of Use$50$50
Certificate of Completeness (Cof C)$125$225
Release of Stop Work OrderN/AN/A
After Hours Inspections (2 hr minimum)$75/ hour$75/ hour
Temporary Cetificate of OccupancyN/A$400