Division of Building, Inspection and Zoning

Fee Schedule

REGISTRATION FEES FOR SKILLED TRADESMEN. Fees for registration required by ordinance for the performance of work within the City by certain skilled tradesmen shall be as follows:

1. Contractor’s Registration and Renewal Fees. Fees for electrical, plumbing, steam fitter, heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, and fire suppression system contractors shall be as follows:

Original license

$150.00

Annual license renewal

$60.00

2. Journeyman’s Registration and Renewal Fees. Fees for electrical, plumbing, steam fitter, heating and air conditioning, refrigeration, and fire suppression system journeymen shall be as follows:

Original license

$50.00

Annual license renewal

$30.00

REGISTRATION FEES FOR APPRENTICES AND CONTRACTORS. Registration fees for apprentices and for contractors, as required by Section 1305.01(f), of the Maumee Revised Code, shall be as set forth below:

1. Apprentice Registration Fees. Original registration fees and annual registration renewal fees for electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, steam fitter, refrigeration, and fire suppression system apprentices shall be as follows:

Original registration

$20.00

Annual registration renewal

$20.00

2. Original registration fees and annual registration renewal fees for certain specified contractors shall be as follows:

(a) Sewer Contractors

Original registration

$150.00

Annual registration renewal

$60.00

(b) Sign Contractors

Original registration

$75.00

Annual registration renewal

$75.00

(c) Sidewalk, Drive Apron, and Curb Out Contractors

Original registration

$75.00

Annual registration renewal

$75.00

3. Original registration fees and annual registration renewal fees for all contractors who are not otherwise specified in this Section III, and who are not subject to the license fees set forth above in Section II of this Schedule, shall be as follows:

Original registration

$60.00

Annual registration renewal

$60.00

BUILDING PERMIT FEES. Fees for building permits required by ordinance shall be as follows:

ONE, TWO, AND THREE FAMILY DWELLINGS, AND RESIDENTIAL INDUSTRIALIZED UNITS

1. New Construction and Remodeling. Permit fees shall be calculated on the total valuation of the project excluding real property costs. Valuation shall be established as the greater of: (1) the latest ratio per square foot of construction costs as listed in the most recent BOCA Building Data Report; or, (2) total valuation of the project as submitted, including labor and material costs. Permit fees calculated on valuation shall be as follows:  

Building Permit:  New construction, additions, alterations fees based on gross floor area including garage and basement.

Base fee

$50.00

Fee per square foot

$   .15 

Detached accessory building / decks

$50.00

Fee per square foot

$    .10

Plan re-submittal examination fee $35.00
Certificate of occupancy (Temporary or Final) $50.00 each

2.  Removal and Demolition Permit. Fees for permits for removal and demolition of structures shall be $4.00 per each 100 square feet of floor area <200 sq. ft, including each floor and basement area. >200 sq. ft is $50.00

3.  Electrical Permit. The cost of permits shall be on the basis of the fees listed below:

Temporary service (per temporary pole)

$50.00

New dwelling (per unit)

$125.00 + .10 per amp

All electric unit (per unit)

$120.00 + .10 per amp

Service charge:  Up to 100 amp

$75.00

                           101 and greater $75.00 + .20 per amp

Alterations other than service change (per unit)

$75.00

Furnace and air conditioning circuit

$50.00

Residential generator

Edison Release
$75.00+gas piping fee

$75.00

4.  Plumbing Permits. The cost of permits shall be on the basis of the fees listed below:

New dwelling, each unit

$50.00

Plus add per fixture plus drains

$9.00

Underground only (per unit) $50.00

Alterations and fixture replacement

$50.00

Plus per fixture

$6.00

Hot water heaters (per unit) 

$50.00

Hydronic boilers (per unit) 

$50.00

5.   Heating and Air Conditioning Permits. The cost of permits shall be on the basis of the fees listed below:

Forced air furnace (new, replacement or location change including  ductwork up to twelve runs 

$125.00

Furnace replacement (per unit) 

$50.00

Air conditioning only  (per unit)

$50.00

All other heating systems (per unit)

$50.00

6.  Sewer Permits. The cost of permits shall be on the basis of the fees listed below:

Storm tap and lateral 

$300.00 each

Sanitary tap and lateral 

$300.00 each

Special Inspection: Fee shall be determined by the Director of Public Service based upon the estimated or actual cost of the Project

 

No permit fees shall be required for opening within the street right of way; however, a bond shall be posted for all openings within the street right of way, as follows:

 

Earth

$1000.00

Stone 

$1000.00

 

 

Asphalt 

$5000.00

Concrete 

$5000.00

Sewer kill fee 

$100.00

Fee for inspection of sewer repairs and additions on private property 

$100.00

7.   Sidewalk and Driveway Permits. The cost of permits shall be on the basis of the fees listed below:

Sidewalks involving less than 40 sq feet of construction or reconstruction 

$10.00

Sidewalks or driveways involving more than 40 square feet of construction or reconstruction 

$50.00

Cutting or dropping of curbs or curbing 

$50.00

Plus add per each lineal foot 

$2.00

8.  Fence Permits. Fees for permits for fences shall be:

0-100 lineal feet 

$35.00

Over 100 lineal feet, for each additional 100 lineal feet (or part thereof) 

$10.00

9.   Roofing Permits $50.00

10.  Siding Permits $50.00  

11.  Fireplace Permits $75.00 each

12. Gas Piping $50.00  

13.  Re-inspection fees:

First re-inspection

$35.00

Second re-inspection

$60.00

Third re-inspection $100.00

14.   Stop work orders (per calendar year):

First order

$200.00*

Second order

$400.00*

Third order

*plus double permit fee with maximum fee of $1000.00

$600.00*

 

15. Minor Repairs. The following items shall be considered minor repairs for which a permit is not required:

  • Window and door replacement as long as there is no change in opening location or size.
  • Interior remodeling with no change in structural members or interior floor plan.
  • Changing or remodeling with no change in structural members or interior floor plan.
  • Replacement of drywall, plaster, moldings, and any other nonstructural members.
  • Painting of walls, moldings, trims, stair rails, floors, ceilings and doors.
  • Wall papering.
  • Replacement or repair of exterior trim, moldings, soffits, sills, facia or other nonstructural members.
  • Concrete patios with no roof or walls.

16.  Certain areas within the City of Maumee require architectural approval prior to commencement of any exterior changes including painting, windows, doors, roofing, trim, fencing, additions, and concrete or asphalt work.  Please check with the inspection department before commencing with work to verify if your home or property is located within a designated review district zone.  

In addition to those fees stated above, each permit applicant shall also be charged an additional fee in an amount equal to any surcharges on permit fees which are imposed by the laws of the State of Ohio.

COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, OR RESIDENTIAL MULTI-FAMILY PERMIT FEES

1.   New construction

Structural plan review and permit fee 

$150.00

      Additional feet (per gross square foot)

$.15

Mechanical plan review and permit fee 

$150.00

      plus each 100 square foot of area 

$4.00

Electrical plan review and permit fee 

$150.00 

      plus each 100 square foot of floor area 

$4.00

      new service or service change per amp

$.50

      underground or floor slab installation only

$50.00

Temporary pole (up to 200 AMPS) $100.00

Plumbing plan review and permit fee 

$150.00

     plus each fixture with trap 

$10.00

Automatic sprinkler and other fire suppression systems (all suppressed areas)

$150.00

     per each 100 square feet of floor area   $4.00

Kitchen hood suppression systems: 
   a) Type I
   b) Type II
   c) Other systems, Haz hoods


$150.00
$100.00
$225.00

Generators $150.00
Fire Pumps $200.00
Refrigeration (0 to 5 tons)
plus $20.00 per 5 ton portion over first 5 ton
$100.00

Industrialized unit plans  

$100.00

     plus each 100 square foot of floor area 

$1.30

Alarm system 

$100.00

     plus per each device 

$3.00

Sanitary and storm sewer tap and inspection each

$300.00

Foundation plan review and permit

$150.00

Refrigeration plan review and permit fee 0-5 tons $100.00
Per 5 ton portion over the first 5 ton $100.00 + $20.00
Gas piping plus $10.00 for every appliance/connection over 3 $100.00
Alterations & renovations (including tenant areas in shell buildings and malls) See other side for square footage and fee  

Fences 0-100 lineal feet

$35.00

     over 100 lineal feet, for each additional 100 lineal feet thereof

$10.00

Sidewalks less than 40 square feet of construction

$10.00

Sidewalks and driveways 40 or more square feet of construction

$50.00

     cutting or dropping of curbs or curbing

$50.00

     plus, per each lineal foot

$2.00

Plan Re-Review fee (per hour) $60.00


All permits for new construction shall include a 3% surcharge for the State of Ohio.

2.   Alterations and Renovations (including tenant areas for malls and shell buildings).

Fees for permits for alteration shall be based on the gross area of the floor on which alterations are taking place. Separate fees shall be calculated for each floor on which alterations are taking place. Separate permits shall also be required for each different kind of work to be performed during the alteration, such as structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and fire suppression. Fees for each category or permit required shall be calculated on the basis of the table below:

Gross Floor Area

Plan Examination Fee

0 – 2000

$100.00 + $ .05 per sq. ft.

2001 – 5000

$150.00 + $ .05 per sq. ft.

5001 – 10,000

$250.00 + $ .05 per sq. ft.

Over 10,000

$350.00 + $ .05 per sq. ft.

Permits for alterations and renovations shall include the 3% surcharge for the State of Ohio.

3.   Minor Work. Minor work consists of minor construction, minor additions or replacements of equipment, or other minor alterations requiring a permit fee and inspection, including but not limited to moving non-bearing walls; changing required exists or exit corridors; adding up to 5 circuits; replacing up to 2 plumbing fixtures; relocation of furnace; and adding up to 10 sprinkler heads.

  • Inspection and permit fee $ 100.00

4. Occupancy Permits. An occupancy permit shall be required for new and existing industrial and commercial buildings when any change of occupancy occurs or building alteration. An occupancy inspection shall be requested by the occupant after the completion of an occupancy permit application and the payment of a fee of $50.00 each (Temporary or Final)

5. State Surcharge Fee.  In addition to those fees stated above, each permit applicant shall also be charged an additional fee in an amount equal to any surcharges on permit fees that are imposed by the laws of the State of Ohio.  (At the time of the passage of this ordinance, the State has imposed a 3% surcharge on all the fees of this section.)

6. EPA Compliance Fee and Inspection (one acre sites or larger):  $250.00.

7. Mailing Fees:          Small Residential Plan   $  10.00
                                 Commercial Small              20.00
                                 Commercial Large              30.00

REQUIRED INSPECTIONS, REINSPECTIONS, AND OTHER SERVICES

1.   Reinspections. For each reinspection or extra trip in excess of those customarily required, which is necessitated by faulty or incomplete work, the provision of an incorrect address, the failure of a permit holder or his agents to keep a scheduled appointment, or other similar negligent conduct of the permit holder or his agents, then a fee of $35.00 for a first re-inspection; $60.00 for a second re-inspection; or $100.00 for a third re-inspection shall be paid for each such re-inspection or extra trip prior to the performance of such reinspection or extra trip.

2.   Inspections Outside Normal Business Hours

  • For all inspections which a permit holder or his agents request to be performed outside normal City business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Monday through Friday, excluding holidays), an additional minimum fee of $150.00 shall be charged for all such inspections. If the time required to perform such inspection exceeds two hours, then an additional fee of $75.00 per hour shall be charged for each hour or fraction thereof in excess of two hours.
  • All inspections to be performed outside normal business hours shall be requested in writing and given to the Division of Inspection at least forty-eight hours prior to the time the requested inspection is to be performed.

 

In addition to those fees stated above, each permit holders shall also be charged an additional fee in an amount equal to any surcharges on inspection fees, which are imposed by the laws of the State of Ohio.

SIGN AND STREET BANNER PERMITS. Fees for permits for signs and street banners shall be computed on the square footage of the surface area of the sign or banner face and shall be as follows:

Signs from 0sq ft to 50 sq ft one face 

$50.00

Signs from 0sq ft to 50 sq ft double face 

$60.00

Signs from 51 sq ft to 100 sq ft one face 

$65.00

Signs from 51 sq ft to 100 sq ft double face 

$75.00

Signs from 101 Sq ft to 200 sq ft one face 

$85.00

Signs from 101 sq ft to 200 sq ft double face 

$95.00

Temporary signs 

$55.00

   

Public Right-of-Way Banner - 3 weeks maximum

$50.00

ZONING PERMITS AND FEES. Fees required under the Zoning Code of the City of Maumee shall be as follows:

Petition for amendment, supplemnt or change of zoning map or regulation; conditional use permit

Application for Special Use Permit, Planning Unit Development or site plan review.

Application for Preliminary Plat Approval.

 

Up to 1 acre

$300.00

One to 5 acres

$600.00

More than 5 acres 

$900.00

 

Zoning Permit: Residential $40.00
                      Commercial Alteration/Additions $100.00
                       Commercial New $150.00

Zoning Certificate of Compliance $60.00

Application Fee to Appeal to the Board of Building Appeals: Residential $125.00, Commercial $200.00

No filing fee shall be required for the filing of an application for a minor amendment to a special use permit, permit for a shopping center of integrated design, conditional use permit, and/or permit for a planned unit development. However, an applicant seeking a major amendment to such a permit, as determined by the Municipal Clerk, shall be required to file an application for a new permit, and to pay the appropriate filing fee for such a permit, as set forth above in this section.

STREET VACATION FEE. The fee for the vacation of a street, alley, or public way, in addition to deposits and costs, shall be fifty cents ($.50) for each square foot of property vacated.

ECONOMIC OR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOND ISSUANCE FEES. Fees required for the issuance of economic or industrial development bonds shall be as follows:

  • At the time of application, a sum equivalent to one-eighth of one percent (.125%) of the proposed bond issue; and
  • Prior to the execution of any and all documents related to final passage of bond legislation, an additional sum equivalent to one-eighth of one percent (1.25%) of the bond issue;

Provided, however, that in no event shall the total fee exceed one-fourth of one percent (.25%) of the total amount of the bond issue.

PUBLIC RECORD REQUESTS. Photocopies of public records shall be provided at a nominal fee to the public. When the request is for a copy of a public record on a different medium (including, but not limited to, blueprint, audio tape, videotape, computer tape, floppy disk, photograph, etc.), the cost for providing the copy shall be the actual cost incurred by the City for materials and fees, if any.