Permit Fees

 

SCHEDULE OF BUILDING FEES: JULY 1, 2012

BUILDING

Residential (one and two Family)

New construction (total square footage of all floors, excluding basement if not used for habitable rooms)


up to 1,000 SF                                                                 $300
1,001-2,000 SF                                                                 $400
2,001 SF and over                                                             $500

Additions, Alteration and Repairs
up to $999                                                                         $25
1,000-4,999                                                                      $50
5,000-9,999                                                                      $100
10,000-24,999                                                                  $150
25,000 and over                                                                $200

Demolitions                                                                       $50 per floor

Multi family construction(residential other than one and two family)

New construction                                                             $0.40 sf per floor
Minimum fee                                                                       $500
maximum fee                                                                     $20,00

Additions, Alteration and Repairs                                    $0.30 SF
Minimum fee                                                                        $300 
maximum fee                                                                   $15,000

Roofing (per building)                                                         $150
Siding(per building)                                                            $150
Windows                                                                              $150

Demolitions                                                                     $100 per floor

Commercial Construction(Business, Assembly, Institutional, Mercantile or school

New construction                                                   $0.50 SF per floor
Minimum fee                                                            $500
Maximum fee                                                           $20,000

Additions, Alterations and repairs                          $0.40 SF per floor
Minimum fee                                                             $300
Maximum Fee                                                           $15,000

Roofing(non-structural)                                           $0.05 SF
Minimum Fee                                                             $150

Demolition                                                                 $150

Miscellaneous

Temporary construction trailer/temp housing                   $100
Certificate of occupancy                                                     $35
Annual certificate of inspection                                          $100
Moving of Buildings                                                             $150

Signs
Ground signs                                                      $150+$0.50 SF over 40 SF
Wall signs                                                        $75+$0.50 SF over 25 SF
Roof signs                                                           $100+$0.50 SF over 25 SF
Reface sign                                                      $50+$0.50 SF over 40 SF

PLUMBING AND GAS

Residential (Plumbing)
New and renovations                                      $40+$5 fixture
Water Heater and replacement Appliance     $15+$5 fixture

Residential (Gas)
New and renovations                                      $40+$5 Appliance
Water Heater and replacement Appliance     $15+$5 Appliance

Commercial (plumbing)
New and renovations                                      $70 +$10 fixture
Water Heater and replacement fixture          $15+$5 fixture

Commercial (Gas)
New and Renovations                                     $70+$10 Appliance
Water Heater and replacement Appliance      $15+$5 Appliance

ELECTRICAL FEES

Residential

Single Family                                                                   $100+Service
Two family                                                            $150+Serivce
Multi-Family, Condo, Motel or hotel(per unit)     $50+Serivce
Additions or Alterations                                        $75
Garages(attached or detached)                           $75
Service change or alteration(per unit)                 $0.25 AMP
Temporary construction service                            $30
Above ground pools or hot tub                              $50
In-ground Pools                                                     $100
Air conditioners, water heater, oil burners, and
Smoke detectors                                                    $30
Central air, Central Heating                                   $30
Generators                                                              $30
Security systems                                                    $25

Commercial(business, institutions and industrial)

Additions or alterations                                          $0.10 SF
                  Minimum fee                                          $50
Accessory building                                                   $0.10 SF
                  Minimum fee                                           $30
Signs(wall or ground)                                              $50 ea.
Service change (per unit)                                        $0.25 AMP
Parking lot illuminated up to 3KW                           $30
Parking lot illuminated over 3KW                            $50
Paint spray booths                                                    $50
Temporary structures                                                $30
Major equipment                                                        
           1-5 motors, machines, air conditioners         $30
            6-10                                                                $50
            11- over                                                          $100
Central heating/ air conditioning
(new or replacement)                                                $30ea.
Tent wiring                                                                   $30
Fire alarms, security systems, and data
Systems (under3,000 SF)                                          $50
Fire alarm, security systems, and data
systems (over 3,000)                                                $75
Retro fits (change ballasts, Etc.)
           1-20 units                                                        $30
           21-50 units                                                      $40
           51-100 units                                                    $50
           101-500 units                                                  $75  
            over 500 units                                                 $150
Repair fire damage                                                      $30
Exit signs, emergency lights(per building                  $30
Institutional permit                                                      $400 year   
INSTALLATION OF INDIVIDUAL UNITS

Transformer
Over 50 KVA                                                                $25 ea.
Remote panel boards
100 AMP and under                                                     $15ea.
Over 100 AMP                                                              $25ea.
Feeders/branch circuits
50-200 Amp                                                                $20 ea.
201-400 Amp                                                              $30ea.
Over 400 Amp                                                              $50ea.
Motors(individual)
1-10 HP                                                                        $20ea.
11-50 HP                                                                      $30ea.
51-500 HP                                                                    $50ea. 


 

 

Quick Info

Building Department
First Floor, City Hall Annex
274 Front Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: 413-594-1440
Fax: 413-594-1446

Carl F. Dietz
Building Commissioner

Carissa M. Lisee 
Assistant Building Commissioner