Building Permit Fees

Building Permit Fee Schedule
The building permit fee schedule is effective April 1, 2008, approved by the Board of Selectmen on February 19, 2008. All building permit fees are based on the actual or fair cost of construction. If necessary, the department will use RS Means Square Foot cost estimates (available in the office).

Work Started Without a Permit
Work started without required permit is double building permit fee.

Building Permits

*Actual cost valuations will include all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire protection systems construction costs.
Type of Permit
Cost
Residential (1 & 2 Residence)
$12 per $1,000 of actual cost of construction*
$50 Minimum
Commercial $15 per $1,000 of actual cost of construction*
$100 Minimum

Occupancy

Type of Permit
Cost

Residential (1 and 2 Residence)

$100 per dwelling or commercial unit

Commercial $100 per dwelling or commercial unit

Demolition

*Actual cost valuations will include all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire protection systems construction costs.
Type of Permit
Cost
Residential (1 and 2 Residence)
$12 per $1,000 of actual cost of demoition*
$50 minimum
Commercial $15 per $1,000 of actual cost of demoition
$100 minimum

Tent

Type of Permit
Cost
Residential (1 and 2 Residence)
$25
Commercial
$50

Signs

*Actual cost valuations will include all building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire protection systems construction costs.
Type of Permit
Cost
All Signs
$15 per $1,000 of actual cost*
$50 minimum