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Electrical Permit Fees

Permit Issuance

For the issuance of each electrical permit $23.50
Minimum permit fee $23.50


System Fee Schedule
    (Note: The following do not include permit-issuing fee.)
  1. New Residential Buildings

    The following fees shall include all wiring and electrical equipment in or on each building, or other electrical equipment on the same premises constructed at the same time.

    Multifamily
    For new multifamily buildings (apartments and condominiums) having three or more dwelling units constructed at the same time, not including the area of garages, carports and accessory buildings, per square foot (0.09m2)
    0.050
    Single and two family
    For new single- and two-family residential buildings constructed at the same time and not including the area of garages, carports and accessory buildings, per square foot (0.09m2)
    0.056

    For other types or residential occupancies and for alterations, additions and modifications to existing residential buildings use the Unit Fee Schedule.


  2. Private Swimming Pools

    For new private, in-ground swimming pools for single-family and multifamily occupancies, including a complete system of necessary branch circuit wiring, bonding, grounding, underwater lighting, water pumping and other similar electrical equipment directly related to the operation of a swimming pool, each pool 49.50


  3. Carnivals and Circuses

    Carnivals, circuses, or other traveling shows or exhibitions utilizing transportable-type rides, booths, displays and attractions.

    For electrical generators and electrically driven rides, each 23.50
    For mechanically driven rides and walk-through attractions or displays having electric lighting, each 7.25
    For a system of area and booth lighting, each 7.25

    For permanently installed rides, booths, displays and attractions, use the Unit Fee Schedule.


  4. Temporary Power Service

    For a temporary service pole or pedestal, including all pole or pedestal-mounted receptacle outlets and appurtenances, each 23.50
    For a temporary distribution system and temporary lighting and receptacle outlets for construction sites, decorative lights, Christmas tree sale lots, fireworks stands, etc. each 12.30

Unit Fee Schedule
    (Note: The following do not include permit-issuing fee.)
  1. Receptacle, Switch and Light Outlets

    For receptacle, switch, light or other outlets at which current is used or controlled, except services, feeders and meters:

    First 20 fixtures, each 1.10
    Additional fixtures, each 0.73

    Note: For multioutlet assemblies, each 5 feet (1524mm) or fraction thereof may be considered as one


  2. Lighting Fixtures

    For lighting fixtures, sockets or other lamp-holding devices:
        First 20 fixtures, each
    1.10
        Additional fixtures, each 0.73
    For pole or platform-mounted lighting fixtures, each 1.10
    For theatrical-type lighting fixtures or assemblies, each 1.10

  3. Residential Appliances

    For fixed residential appliances or receptacle outlets for same, including wall-mounted electric ovens, counter mounted cooking tops; electric ranges; self-contained room, console or through-wall air conditioners; space heaters; food waste grinder; dishwashers; washing machines; water heaters; clothes dryer; or other motor-operated appliances not exceeding 1 horsepower (HP) (746W) in rating, each 4.75

    Note: For other types of air conditioner and other motor-driven appliances having larger electrical ratings, see Power Apparatus.


  4. Non-Residential

    For nonresidential appliances and self-contained factory-wired, nonresidential appliances not exceeding 1 horsepower (HP), kilowatt (kW) or kilovolt-ampere (kVA), in rating, including medical and dental devices; food, beverage and ice cream cabinets; illuminated show cases; drinking fountains; vending machines; laundry machines; or other similar types of equipment, each 4.75

    Note: For other types of air conditioner and other motor driven appliances having larger electrical ratings, see Power Apparatus.


  5. Power Apparatus

    For motors, generators, transformers, rectifiers, synchronous converters, capacitors, industrial heating, air conditions and heat pumps, cooking or baking equipment and other apparatus, as follows:

    Rating in horsepower (HP), kilowatts (kW), kilovolt-amperes (KVA) or kilovolt-amperes-reactive (kVAR):

    Up to and including 1, each 4.75
    Over 1 and not over 10, each 12.30
    Over 10 and not over 50, each 24.60
    Over 50 and not over 100, each 49.50
    Over 100, each 74.50

    Notes:
    1. For equipment or appliances having more than one motor, transformer, heater, etc., the sum of the combined ratings may be used.
    2. These fees include all switches, circuit breakers, contactors, thermostats, relays and other directly related control equipment.


  6. Busways

    For trolley and plug-in-type busways, each 100 feet (30 480mm) or fraction thereof. 7.25

    Note: An additional fee is required for lighting fixtures, motors and other appliances that are connected to Trolley and plug-in-type busways. A fee is not required for portable tools.


  7. Signs, Outline Lighting and Marquees

    For signs, outline lighting systems or marquees supplied from one branch circuit, each 24.60
    For additional branch circuits within the same sign, outline lighting system or marquee, each 4.75


  8. Services

    For services of 600 volts or less and not over 200 amperes in rating, each 30.50
    For services of 600 volts or less and over 200 amperes to 1,000 amperes, each 61.25
    For services over 600 volts or over 1,000 amperes in rating, each 124.30


  9. Miscellaneous Apparatus, Conduits and Conductors

    For electrical apparatus, conduits and conductors for which a permit is required but for which a permit is required but for which no fee is herein set forth 18.20

    Note: This fee is not applicable when a fee is paid for one or more services, outlets, fixtures, appliances, power' apparatus, busways, signs or other equipment.

Other Inspections and Fees:

Inspections outside of normal business hours, per hour (minimum charge—three hours) $60.00
Reinspection fees $47.00
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated, per hour (minimum charge—one half hour) $47.00
Additional plan review require by changes, additions or revisions to plans or to plans for which an initial review has been completed (minimum charge—one-half hour) $70.00
Last updated: 11/12/2011 1:27:38 PM