Fee Schedules

** Notice **

New 2014 Planning and Inspections Fee Schedules
(effective 09/01/2014)


Building Inspection Fees

Planning Fee Schedule

Environmental Health Fees


Building Inspection Fees

Permits Required Residential Commercial
Building (per sq. ft.) $0.17/SF $0.19/SF
Tall Structures Building Permit Fee 1% of total project valuation
(minimum $200.00)
1% of total project valuation
(minimum $200.00)
Insulation (per heated sq. ft.) $0.06/HSF $0.06/HSF
Electrical Temporary Pole: $70.00
0-100 amps: $95.00
101-200 amps: $115.00
201-300 amps: $135.00
301-400 amps: $155.00
over 400 amps: $0.45 per amp
Temporary Pole: $70.00
$0.85/amp
Plumbing (per fixture) $12.00 $17.00
Mechanical (per heated sq. ft.) $0.09/HSF $0.13/HSF
Fire Inspections $70.00 $70.00
Renovation
(per $1000.00 of contract)
$8.00 $12.00
Deck/Docks/Peirs Up to 300 square feet: $70.00
Over 300 square feet: $0.22/SF
Up to 300 square feet: $70.00
Over 300 square feet: $0.22/SF
Sprinklers $70.00 + $0.06/SF $70.00 + $0.06/SF
     
Swimming Pool $70.00 $70.00
Solar Panels $400.00 plus $5.00 per panel For the first 200 panels $5.00 per panel and for each additional panel over 200 it will be $1.00 per panel. ($500 Minimum)
 Manufactured Home Single Wide: $110.00
Double Wide: $165.00
Triple Wide: $205.00
 
Sign Permit   $1.50/SF per face
Re-Inspection Fee $70.00 $70.00
Demolition Permit $70.00 $70.00
 
  Home Owners Contractors
No Permit Violation 1st offense: Written Warning
2nd offense: $250.00 & no inspections or permits of any trades till fees are paid
1st offense: $250.00 & no inspections or permits of any trades till fees are paid
2nd offense: 1st offense penalties + licensing board contacted.
After-hours inspection fee (1 hour minimum) $75.00 per hour $75.00 per hour
Certificate of Occupancy $25.00 $25.00
Certificate of Compliance $25.00 $25.00
New Bern Sewer Inspections $70.00 $70.00
 
*Minimum permit fee is $70.00

Planning Fee Schedule

Service Rate
Subdivision & Mobile Home Parks** $100 for 5 lots, after 5 add $10 per lot
  example: Six Lot Subdivision Review Fee = $110
Exempt Subdivisions** $40.00
Original Surety Bond at submittal $250.00
Surety Bond Renewal $100.00
Subdivision Ordinance $15.00
Mobile Home Park Ordinance $15.00
Airport Zoning Ordinance $15.00
Land Use Review $40.00
Land Use Review - Preliminary Subdivision 1-25 lot, $40.00
  26-50 lots, $80.00
51-75 lots, $120.00
76-100 lots, $160.00
101-125 lots, $200.00
126-150 lots, $240.00
($40.00 for every 25 lots)
Zoning Permit $25.00
Conditional Use Permit $150.00 + postage
Zoning Appeal $150.00 + postage
Zoning Variance $150.00 + postage
Zoning Text/Map Amendment $150.00 + postage
Flood Development Permit $40.00
Written Flood Zone Determination $25.00
   
Tall Structures Zoning Permit (Residential) $300
   
Tall Structures Zoning Permit (Commercial) $1000 for new and existing structures
   
Xerox Copies* 8.5 x 11 ($0.10/page)
  11 x 17 ($0.50/page)
Plotted Map ($3.00 each)
*Note: Double sided copies = 2 pages
**Note: Fees for subdivisions/mobile home parks will be due at submittal

Environmental Health Fees

Description Fees
Administration  
Copies per page .25
Credit Card Transaction Fee $1.95
Debit Card Transaction Fee $1.00
Animal Control   
Adoption - Dog - Inmate trained $95.00
Adoption - Dog - spay/neuter $65.00
Adoption - Cat - spay/neuter $40.00
Adoption - Rabies vaccination $10.00
Adoption - Administrative $20.00
Micro-chip & Registration $10.00
Boarding fee (per day) $10.00
Fines - 1st offense $15.00
Fines - 2nd offense $25.00
Fines - 3rd offense $50.00
Food, Lodging & Institutions  
Plan Review - New Establishment $250.00
Plan Review - Existing Establishment $150.00
Plan Review - Mobile Food Units & Custom Push Carts $75.00
ServSafe Test Proctor Fee per Student (minimum 2 students) $75.00
Temporary Food Establishment Permit $75.00
Limited Food Service Annual Permit (concession at sporting event) $75.00
Swimming Pool - Annual Permit $100.00
Swimming Pool Re-Visit $50.00
Swimming Pool - Plan Review $150.00
Tattoo Artist Annual Permit $200.00
Onsite Water & Wastewater   
In-Ground Swimming Pool - Siting Approval $80.00
Authorization to Reconnect in a MHP (per lot) $50.00
Replacement of Home Approval - no changes in flow $50.00
Foundation Addition Approval $50.00
Detached Structure Approval $50.00
Flow Increase/Change in Use (wastewater $150.00
Soil Evaluation for Improvement Permit $150.00
Authorization to Construct Septic System $125.00
Soil Evaluation for Improvement Permit for 5 or more bedrooms residential or all business/commercial $300.00
Authorization to Construct Septic System for 5 or more bedrooms residential or all business/commercial $300.00
Engineered Plan Review $150.00
Private Well - Construction Permit (Fee will be $400 if the State enacts VOC testing rules per Session Law 2013-122.) $200.00
Private Well - Repair/Replacement (Fee will be $400 if the State enacts VOC testing rules per Session Law 2013-122) $200.00
Engineered Option Permit for residential with 4 or less bedrooms $82.50
Engineered Option Permit for residential with 5 or more bedrooms or  business/commercial $180.00
Water Analysis Environmental Lab  
Potable - Total Coliform/E. coli (P/A) - new lines, compliance, noncompliance, Out of County, etc. $30.00
Potable - Heterotrophic Plate Count (MPN) - compliance or noncompliance $30.00
Potable - Heterotrophic Plate Count (MPN) and Total Coliform/E. coli (P/A) - compliance or noncompliance $47.00
Fecal coliform, MPN (Quantitative) - noncompliance - [fresh waters] - [NC] $35.00
Enterococcus, MPN (Quantitative) - noncompliance - [marine waters] $35.00
Pseudomonas, MPN (Quattitative) - noncompliance - [hot tubs] $35.00
E. coli - MPN - (Quantitative) - noncompliance - [fresh waters] - [EPA] - [GAP] $35.00
Water Analysis State Lab (Allow 2 to 3 weeks for results)  
Inorganic Panel - metals, anions, nitrate/nitrite $135.00
Full Well Panel (inorganic chemistry & microbiology) $150.00
Pesticides $100.00
Herbicides $100.00
Petroleum Products $100.00
Volatile Organic Chemicals $200.00
Potable - Heterotrophic Plate Count (MPN) - noncompliance $30.00
Total Coliform/E. coli, MPN $35.00
Fecal Coliform, MPN - (Quantitative) $35.00
Fecal Coliform/Fecal Streptococcus - MTF $85.00
Enterococcus, MPN (Quantitative) $35.00
Iron Bacteria $35.00
Sulfur/Sulfate - reducing bacteria $45.00
Pseudomonas - MTF or MPN - (Quantitative) $35.00
Heterotrophic Plate Count $30.00
Inorganic Panel - metals $120.00
Metals Panel $85.00
Individual Metals - 1-3 max from above + uranium $85.00
Anions - fluoride, chloride and sulfate $50.00
Disinfection By-Products - bromide, bromate, chlorite, chlorate $35.00
Fluoride - physician, dentist $35.00
Nitrate/Nitrite $35.00
Arsenic Speciation $35.00
Childrens Environmental Health  
Lead Inspection ($0.25/sq. ft.) $0.25
Lead Risk Assessment ($0.23/ sq. ft.) - (incurs additional charges for lab samples) $0.23
Lead Pre-Renovation or Abatement Testing $295.00
Lead Pre-Renovation or Abatement Limited Lead-Based Paint Inspection  $100.00
Lead Clearance Testing - after job completion - (incurs additional charges for lab samples) $195.00
Lead Management (preventive maintenance) Program $10.00
Lead Safety RRP Certified Renovator Initial Class - must have 3 or more participants $125.00
Lead Safety RRP Certified Renovator Refresher Class $65.00
Lead Risk Assessment & Inspection Combination (0.30/sq. ft.) - (incurs additional charges for lab samples) $0.30
Lead Dust Samples - lab - each $15.00
Lead Dust Samples - rushed Results - lab - each $35.00
Lead Soil Samples - lab - each $25.00
   


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