Permit Cost

The cost of the permit will usually depend upon the type and scope of work being
undertaken. The Decherd Board of Mayor and Aldermen sets the permit fees.


SCHEDULE OF PERMIT FEES
An evaluation process for all new construction and additions will be calculated as follows:
Residential- One and two family $70 per square foot
Residential- Multi-family $70 per square foot
After the evaluation has been done then the following permit fees will apply:
$1,000 and less No fee, unless inspection required, in which case
A $25.00 fee for each inspection shall be charged.
$1,000 to $50,000 $15.00 for the first $1,000 plus $5.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.00.
$50,000 to $100,000 $260.00 for the first $50,000, plus $4.00 for each additional
Thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,000 to $500,000 $460 for the first $100,000 plus $3.00 for each additional thousand of fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.
$500,000 and up $1,660 for first $500,000 plus $2.00 for each additional
Thousand or fraction thereof.
Moving Fee
For the moving of any building or structure, the fee shall be $100.00.
Demolition Fee
For the demolition of any building or structures, the fee shall be:
0 up to 100,000 cu. Ft. $50.00
100,000 cu. Ft. and over $0.50 per 1,000 cu. Ft.
Moving of Buildings or Structures
Moving of buildings or structures $100.00
(Pre-manufactured sheds and/or out buildings
That are not built on site are exempt from building
Permit, but must meet zoning requirements.)
Plumbing $10.00

Roofing (other than new construction) $10.00
Only if more than half the roof is being replaced.

Siding (other than new construction) $10.00

Swimming Pools (above and below ground $25.00

Business signs (as defined by Ordinance # 252) $25.00 per face

Special called meeting of Planning or Zoning
Commission $50.00

No building permit shall be issued for new construction until the applicant shall establish that he has arranged for water and sewer taps to be made promptly upon completion.