Legislation # 10-0186 Enactment Number 10-0007
Type Ordinance - Coded Effective Date 7/1/2010
Introduction Date 5/12/2010
Title Ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 9 “Building and Development Regulations”, Article II “Building Code”, Division 2 “Permit and Inspection Fees”, Sections 9-42 “Building Fees Generally”, 9-43 “Electrical Fees”, 9-44 “Mechanical and Gas Fees”, 9-45 “Plumbing Fees” to increase certain fees and to Repeal 9-46 “Permit Reissuance Fee”.
 
Legislation History 10-0186
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
10/14/2010 Enactment Number 10-0007
5/12/2010 Adopted
4/28/2010 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 10-0186

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Ordinance - Coded

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 10-0186

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Ordinance to amend and reenact Chapter 9 Building and Development Regulations, Article II Building Code, Division 2 Permit and Inspection Fees, Sections 9-42 Building Fees Generally, 9-43 Electrical Fees, 9-44 Mechanical and Gas Fees, 9-45 Plumbing Fees to increase certain fees and to Repeal 9-46 Permit Reissuance Fee.

 

ARTICLE II. - BUILDING CODE

Sec. 9-42. - Building fees generally.

The following fees shall be charged for permits and inspections provided for in the building code with respect to work for which fees are not prescribed by other sections of this division. Beginning work without first obtaining the necessary permit shall result in a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

(a) Minimum permit fee 50.00

(b) Reinspection fee, each 50.00

(c) Basic permit fee:

 

(1) Usable area under roof, per building or structure (includes all new construction, finished or unfinished):

a. Buildings 040,000 square feet, per square foot 0.13

b. Buildings 40,000 square feet and above, per square foot 0.14

 

c. All structures not under roof (including patios, decks, ramps, loading docks, etc.) per square foot 0.10

 

(d) Demolition permit fee:

(1) Accessory buildings and structures, each 50.00

(2) All other buildings and structures, each 50.00

(e) Moving structures permit fee:

(1) Moving structures to a location outside of the city limits: Same as prescribed in (d)(1) and (d)(2) above.

 

(2) Moving structures to a location within the city limits: Same as the basic fee prescribed in (c)(1) above.

(f) Industrialized building permit fee: (excluding mobile units): Same as the basic fee prescribed in (c)(1) above.

(g) Module construction permit fee: Same as the basic fee in (c)(1) above.

(h) Mobile homes and other mobile units permit fee: Fifty dollars ($50.00) each. This includes inspecting unit, foundation, blocking, tie-downs, anchoring, water line connection, drain connection and electrical cord connection and HVAC connection.

(i) Sign permit:

Base fee, each $50.00

In addition to the main sign for the address, the base fee includes all signs with a total square foot sign face area of ten (10) square feet or less for each sign (includes entrance, exit and directional signs.)

For erection and/or relocation of signs, fee is determined by base fee plus area fee. Area fee shall be determined by total square foot area of all sign faces of each sign.

Area Fee

024 square feet $6.00

2549 square feet 8.00

5074 square feet 10.00

7599 square feet 12.00

100299 square feet 25.00

300 square feet and over 30.00

Replacing, altering existing sign faces, each sign 50.00

(j) Tents and other temporary structures permit fee: Fifty dollars ($50.00) each.

(k) Chimney's, fireplaces, wood and coal stoves and other solid-fuel burning heaters, per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or fraction thereof $9.00

NOTE: Fireplaces, heaters and chimneys shall be included in new construction permit fees only if so noted at the time of issuing the permit.

(l) All other structures as defined in the Building Code not included in the above fee schedule (includes piers, trestles, fences, bulkheads, exterior siding, fire damage, general repairs, pools, towers, steeples and alterations to a previously finished space), per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or fraction thereof $11.00

(m) Plans examination: A fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) shall be charged for the review of plans prior to making application for a permit (nonrefundable).

Exception: One-and two-family (R-4) drawings.

(n) For each appeal to the building code board of appeals, the fee shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).

(o) Temporary certificate of occupancy $35.00

 

Sec. 9-43. - Electrical fees.

The following fees shall be charged for permits and inspections provided for in the building code with respect to electrical work. Beginning work without first obtaining the necessary permit shall result in a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

(a) Minimum permit fee $50.00

(b) Reinspection fee, each 50.00

(c) New service equipment permit fee (new construction fee based on total ampacity of service equipment and subpanels feeder overcurrent protection, includes all work):

(1) Single-phase:

0 amps to 125 amps $50.00

126 amps to 150 amps 55.00

151 amps to 200 amps 60.00

Over 200 amps 60.00

Plus per 50 amps or fraction thereof 20.00

(2) Three-phase:

0 amps to 125 amps 50.00

126 amps to 150 amps 55.00

151 amps to 200 amps 60.00

Over 200 amps 60.00

Plus per 50 amps or fraction thereof 20.00

(d) Service increases (includes all work):

(1) Single-phase:

Up to 200 amps increase 50.00

Over 200 amps increase 50.00

Plus per 50 amps or fraction thereof 20.00

(2) Three-phase:

Up to 200 amps increase 50.00

Over 200 amps increase 50.00

Plus per 50 amps or fraction thereof 20.00

(e) Temporary service, each 50.00

(f) Add-ons, to existing service and all other work not included in this section, per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or fraction thereof 9.00

 

Sec. 9-44. - Mechanical and gas fees.

The following fees shall be charged for permits and inspections provided for in the building code with respect to mechanical and gas work. Beginning work without first obtaining the necessary permit shall result in a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

(a) Minimum permit fee $50.00

(b) Reinspection fee, each 50.00

(c) Basic permit fee:

EXCEPTIONS: Domestic cooking equipment and space heaters in dwelling units are exempt from mechanical permit fees. Inspections of this equipment are required.

(1) First $1,000.00 value 30.00

(2) Over $1,000.00 value 30.00

Plus, per $1,000.00 or fraction thereof 10.00

(d) Fuel piping permit fee application when permit is issued for fuel piping work only, per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) valuation or fraction thereof 8.00

(e) L.P.G. (i.e. butane, propane, etc.) tanks and associated piping permit fee (total water capacity in gallons):

0500 $50.00

5012,000 55.00

Over 2,000 60.00

(f) Tanks and associated piping for flammable liquids permit fee (capacity in gallons per tank):

010,000 $50.00

10,00120,000 55.00

20,00150,000 60.00

Over 50,000 65.00

(g) Removal of fuel storage tanks, minimum, each tank 50.00

(h) Gas connection inspection (where a permit is not required) 25.00

(i) Fire suppression system permit fee (includes standpipes): same as basic fee prescribed in (c) above.

(j) Elevators, dumbwaiters, moving stairways, moving walks, construction personnel hoist and conveying equipment permit fee: same as basic fee prescribed in (c) above.

(k) Annual certificates of compliance for elevators (per car), escalators (per floor), dumbwaiters and man lifts 25.00

(l) Amusement rides and devices:

(1) Kiddie rides $25.00

(2) Major rides 35.00

(3) Spectacular rides 55.00

 

Sec. 9-45. - Plumbing fees.

The following fees shall be charged for permits and inspections provided for in the building code with respect to plumbing work. Beginning work without first obtaining the necessary permit shall result in a fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).

(a) Minimum permit fee $50.00

(b) Reinspection fee, each 50.00

(c) Basic permit fee:

(1) Fixtures, appliances and appurtenances, each $9.00

(2) Water distribution system, each (includes water service on new construction) 9.00

(3) Water service pipe, each 9.00

(4) Building drain connection (laterals), each 9.00

(5) Water mains, each 9.00

(d) Site plumbing only: sewers (storm and sanitary), manholes, area drains or devices permit fee, each 20.00

(e) Individual sewage disposal system permit fee:

(1) New, each 50.00

(2) Repair, each 50.00

(f) Individual potable water supply system permit fee, each 50.00

 

Sec. 9-46. - Repealed.

This ordinance shall be effective on and after July 1, 2010.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on May 12, 2010.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Molly Joseph Ward, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council