Building Subcode Fees 2015-01-26T10:05:35+00:00

A. THE FEE FOR A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT SHALL BE THE SUM OF THE SUBCODE FEES AS LISTED HEREOF AND SHALL BE PAID BEFORE THE PERMIT IS ISSUED.

1. BUILDING SUBCODE FEES:

 MINIMUM FEE SHALL BE __________________________ $75.00

a. NEW CONSTRUCTION: FEES FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION SHALL BE BASED UPON THE VOLUME OF THE STRUCTURE, VOLUME SHALL BE COMPUTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH N.J.A.C. 5:23-2.28. USE GROUPS ARE AS CLASSIFIED AND DEFINED IN ARTICLES 3 AND 4 OF THE BUILDING SUBCODE.

I. PER CUBIC FOOT OF VOLUME (EXCEPT AS IN II & III BELOW) ___ $0.045

II. USE GROUPS A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4, F-1, F-2, S-1, AND S-2 __________ $0.034

III. STRUCTURES ON FARMS, USED EXCLUSIVELY FOR STORAGE OF GRAINS OR FOOD, OR SHELTERING OF LIVESTOCK ___ $0.007

MAXIMUM FEE ON FARM BUILDINGS ________________________ _ $850.00_

b. RENOVATIONS, ALTERATIONS, REPAIRS, AND MINOR REPAIRS: FEE BASED ON ESTIMATED COST OF WORK. TO DETERMINE THE ESTIMATED COST THE APPLICANT SHALL SUBMIT TO THE CONSTRUCTION CODE OFFICIAL SUCH COST DATA AS MAY BE MADE AVAILABLE BY THE ARCHITECT OR ENGINEER OF RECORD, OR BY A RECOGNIZED ESTIMATING FIRM, OR BY A BONA FIDE CONTRACTOR’S BID. THE CONSTRUCTION CODE OFFICIAL SHALL MAKE THE FINAL DECISION REGARDING ESTIMATED COST.

I. $1.00 – $49,999.00 _____________________________ __$30.00 PER $1,000.00

II. $50,000.00 – $100,00.00 __________________________$20.00 PER $1,000.00

III. OVER $100,000.00 _____________________________ $18.00 PER $1,000.00

IV. Minimum fee $75.00

c. ADDITION: FEES SHALL BE COMPUTED ON THE SAME BASIS AS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION FOR THE ADDED PORTION.

d. COMBINATION RENOVATIONS AND ADDITIONS: FEES SHALL BE THE SUM OF FEES COMPUTED SEPARATELY FOR RENOVATION AND ADDITION.

e. DEMOLITION OR REMOVAL: INCLUDING FUEL STORAGE TANKS: THE FEE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

I. STRUCTURES LESS THAN 5,000 SQUARE FEET AND LESS THAN 30 FEET IN HEIGHT, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES (R-5) IN THE BUILDING CODE, AND STRUCTURES ON FARMS AS PER N.J.A.C. 5:23-3.2(D)___________________________$46.00

II. ALL OTHER USE GROUPS ____________________________________ $85.00

f. TEMPORARY STRUCTURES: INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO TENTS, SALES TRAILERS, AIR SUPPORTED STRUCTURES, TEMPORARY MOBILE HOMES ____________ _$92.00

g. SWIMMING POOLS: THE FEE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

I. RESIDENTIAL ABOVE GROUND_______________________________ _$100.00

II. RESIDENTIAL IN-GROUND_________________________________ __$175.00

III. COMMERCIAL, PUBLIC___$20.00 PER $1,000 OF COST MINIMUM__ _$200.00

h. STORAGE SHEDS AND SIMILAR STRUCTURES: THE FEE SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

I. 1 – 100 SQUARE FEET________________________________________ $75.00

II. 100 SQ. FEET OR LARGER_SAME AS NEW CONSTRUCTION OR MINIMUM FEE

i. SIGNS: THE FEE SHALL BE $1.00 PER SQUARE FOOT OF SURFACE AREA OF THE SIGN, COMPUTED ON ONE SIDE ONLY FOR DOUBLE-FACED SIGNS:

MINUMUM FEE ___ __$75.00

j. ROOFING OR SIDING ON STRUCTURES IN USE GROUP R-5:__$75.00

k. RETAINING WALLS

a. SURFACE AREA GREATER THAN 550 SQUARE FEET-CLASS 3 RESIDENTIAL $225.00

b. SURFACE AREA OF 550 SQUARE FEET OR LESS CLASS 3 RESIDENTIAL $ 75.00

2. PLUMBING SUBCODE FEES:

 MINIMUM FEE: __________________________________________________ $75.00

a. PLUMBING FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT: THE FEES SHALL BE AS FOLLOWS:

I. FOR EACH FIXTURE, PIECE OF EQUIPMENT OR APPLIANCE CONNECTED TO THE PLUMBING SYSTEM, AND FOR EACH APPLIANCE CONNECTED TO THE GAS PIPING OR OIL PIPING SYSTEM, EXCEPT AS INDICATED IN A.2.a.II. BELOW THE FEE SHALL BE __________________________________________________________$20.00

II. FOR EACH SPECIAL DEVICE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

GREASE TRAPS, OIL SEPARATORS, REFRIGERATION UNITS, WATER SERVICE CONNECTIONS, SEWER SERVICE CONNECTIONS (ON MULTIPLE UNITS THE FEE IS PER UNIT) BACKFLOW PREVENTERS EQUIPPED WITH TEST PORTS (DOUBLE CHECK VALVE ASSEMBLY, REDUCED PRESSURE ZONE AND PRESSURE VACUUM BREAKER BACKFLOW PREVENTERS), STEAM BOILERS, HOT WATER BOILERS (EXCLUDING THOSE FOR DOMESTIC WATER HEATING), ACTIVE SOLAR SYSTEMS, SEWER PUMPS, INTERCEPTORS GAS AND/OR OIL PIPING, MODULAR WATER PIPING AND MODULAR BUILDING DRAINS ________________$85.00

b. REPLACEMENT OF HOT WATER HEATERS: $75.00

 c. HOT WATER BASEBOARD HEAT:

 I. 1 FOOT TO 150 FEET ______________________________________________$46.00

II. OVER 150 FEET __________________________________________________$60.00

III. INSTALLATION PROPANE FUEL STORAGE TANKS

a. R-5 USE GROUP : $75.00

b. ALL OTHER USE GROUPS $750.00

c. LAWN SPRINKLERS _backflow preventers

1. R-5 use group: $60.00

2. All others use groups: $100.00

3. Cross connections and backflow preventers annual test $75.00

 3. MECHANICAL SUBCODE FEES:

 MINIMUM FEE _________________________________________________________$75.00

 a. REPLACEMENT WATER HEATER _________________________________ $75.00

b. REPLACEMENT AIR CONDITIONER _____________________________ _$85.00

c. REPLACEMENT FURNACES $46.00 BOILERS (R-2 & R-5 ONLY) _______ $85.00

 ABOVE FEES ASSUME LIKE TO LIKE EQUIPMENT WITH MINOR MODIFICATIONS TO FLUE AND GAS PIPING. FINAL DETERMINATION SHALL BE BY THE CONSTRUCTION OFFICIAL.

 4. FIRE SUBCODE FEES:

 MINIMUM FEE __________________________________________________________$75.00

 a. GAS OR OIL FIRED APPLIANCES NOT CONNECTED TO THE PLUMBING SYSTEM ____________________________$75.00

 b. FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS (SPRINKLER SYSTEMS)

I. 1 – 20 HEADS____________________________________________________ $65.00

II. 21 – 100 HEADS ___________________________________________ _____$120.00

III. 101 – 200 HEADS ______________________________________________ $229.00

IV. 201 – 400 HEADS _______________________________________________$594.00

V. 401 – 1000 HEADS ______________________________________________$822.00

VI. OVER 100 HEADS ____________________________________________ __$1050.00

c. FIRE DETECTORS AND ALARMS (SMOKE AND HEAT)

I. 1-12 HEADS _______________________________________________________$75.00

II. EACH ADDITIONAL 25 ________________________ $15.00

EACH SYSTEM WILL BE COMPUTED SEPARATELY.

d. FIRE PUMPS ________________________________________________________$150.00

e. STANDPIPES SYSTEMS (PER STANDPIPE) _________________________________ $229.00

f. INDEPENDENT PRE-ENGINEERED SYSTEMS _______________________________$92.00

g. KITCHEN EXHAUST SYSTEM (PER SYSTEM) ________________________________ $46.00

h. INCINERATORS _____________________________________________________$365.00

I. CREMATORIUMS ____________________ ________________________________$365.00

j. FUEL DISPENSING UNITS (PER PUMP) ______________________________________$92.00

k. INSTALLATION OF FUEL STORAGE TANKS

I. R-2 & R-5 _________________________ ____________________________$75.00

II. ALL OTHER USE GROUPS ________________________________________$150.00

5. ELECTRICAL SUBCODE FEES

 MINIMUM FEE ________________________________________________________$75.00

a. ELECTRICAL FIXTURES, RECEPTACLES AND DEVICES

I. 1 – 25 _______________________________________________________$50.00

II. EACH ADDITIONAL 25 __________________________________________$5.00

 FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING THIS FEE, RECEPTACLES OR FIXTURES SHALL INCLUDE LIGHTING OUTLETS, WALL SWITCHES, FLOURESCENT FIXTURES, CONVENIENCE RECEPTACLES, SMOKE AND HEAT DETECTORS, OR SIMILAR FIXTURES, AND MOTORS OR DEVICES OF LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO ONE HORSEPOWER OR ONE KILOWATT.

b. GENERATORS/TRANSFORMERS

OVER 1KW – 10KW EACH $15.00___________________

10.1KW – 45KW _ _EACH $ 75.00

45.1KW – 112.5KW _EACH $200.00

OVER 112.5KW___ _EACH 4450.00

c. ELECTRICAL DEVICES/MOTORS

1 HORSEPOWER/KW – 10 HORSEPOWER/KW_______EACH______________________$9.00

10.1 HORSEPOWER/KW – 50 HORSEPOWER/KW ____EACH___$40.00

50.1 HORSEPOWER/KW – 100 HORSEPOWER/KW ___EACH___$100.00_________

100.1 HORSEPOWER/KW – 1000 HORSEPOWER/KW EACH $200.00_________________

OVER 1000 HORSEPOWER/KW _______________ _EACH $450.00

 d. SERVICE PANELS/SERVICE ENTRANCE/SUB PANELS

0 – 225 AMPS __________________________EACH $75.00

226 – 600 AMPS ________________________EACH $200.00

601 – 1000 AMPS _______________________EACH $200.00

OVER 1000 AMPS _______________________EACH $750.00

FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPUTING FEES “b” THROUGH “d”, ALL MOTORS AND DEVICES INCLUDING PLUG-IN APPLIANCES, CONTROL EQUIPMENT, GENERATORS, TRANSFORMERS AND ALL HEATING, COOKING OR OTHER DEVICES CONSUMING OR GENERATING ELECTRICAL CURRENT SHALL BE COUNTED.

e. REPLACEMENT AIR CONDITIONERS, FURNACES AND OTHER EQUIPMENT REGULATED

UNDER THE MECHNICAL SUBCODE _$50.00____________________

f. THE FEE FOR ELECTRICAL WORK FOR EACH PERMANENTLY INSTALLED PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL AS DEFINED IN BUILDING SUB CODE, SPA, HOT TUB, OR FOUNTAIN $60.00 FLAT FEE, INCLUDES BONDING, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT: FILTER PUMPS, MOTORS, DISCONNECTING, SWITCHES REQUIRED RECEPTACLES,HEATERS, ETC. EXCEPT PANEL BOARDS, UNDERWATER LIGHTING FIXTURES

 6. ELEVATOR SUBCODE FEES:

a. THE ELEVATOR SUBCODE FEES SHALL BE AS PUBLISHED IN N.J.A.C. 5:23-4.20 DEPARTMENTAL FEES AND IN N.J.A.C. 5:23-12 ELEVATOR SAFETY SUBCODE.

7. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FEES AND OTHER PERMITS:

a. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY _________________________________$35.00

b. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOR CHANGE IN USE __________________________$125.00

c. CERTIFICATE OF CONTINUED OCCUPANCY _______________________________$125.00

d. TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY EXTENSION (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ENGINEERING OR SOIL CONSERVATION) __________________________________$35.00

e. PERMIT FOR LEAD HAZARD ABATEMENT ________________________________$140.00

f. LEAD ABATEMENT CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE_________________________________ $28.00

g. ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR PERMIT ISSUED FOR ASBESTOS ABATEMENT_______$70.00

h. CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY FOLLOWING ASBESTOS ABATEMENT ____________$75.00

i. REINSTATE A LAPSED CONSTRUCTION PERMIT, 10% OF THE ORIGINAL COST, PLUS ANY AMENDMENTS TO THE FEE ORDINANCE ___________MINIMUM_FEE______________ $75.00

j. PLAN REVIEW FEE SHALL BE 20 % OF THE AMOUNT CHARGED FOR A NEW CONSTRUCTION PERMIT.

k. VARIATION APPLICATIONS:

CLASS I BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES ________________________$594.00

CLASS II AND III BUILDINGS AND/OR STRUCTURES ________________ $120.00

RESUBMISSION FOR CLASS I APPLICATIONS ______________________$229.00

RESUBMISSION FOR CLASS II AND III APPLICATIONS ______________$120.00

l. CROSS CONNECTIONS AND BACKFLOW PREVENTERS ANNUAL TEST______ ___ __$75.00

m. ANNUAL PERMITS

I. CONSTRUCTION PERMIT – FLAT FEE BASED UPON THE NUMBER OF MAINTENANCE WORKERS WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY THE FACILITY, AND WHO ARE PRIMARILY ENGAGED IN WORK THAT IS GOVERNED BY A SUBCODE. MANAGERS, ENGINEERS, AND CLERICALS SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED MAINTENANCE WORKERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING THE PERMIT FEE.

II. ANNUAL PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED FOR BUILDING, FIRE PROTECTION, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING:

1 TO 25 WORKERS FEE SHALL BE ________________ _______$667.00

OVER 25 WORKERS, EACH ADDITIONAL WORKER SHALL BE __$150.00

III. TRAINING REGISTRATION FEE TO BE PAID PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF AN ANNUAL PERMIT; FEE SHALL BE SUBMITTED (PAYABLE TO TREASURER STATE OF NEW JERSEY) PER SUBCODE: $140.00

8. TRAINING CERTIFICATION AND TECHNICAL

THE ENFORCING AGENCY SHALL COLLECT, IN ADDITION TO THE FEES SPECIFIED ABOVE, A SURCHARGE OF $0.0016 PER CUBIC FOOT OF VOLUME OF NEW CONSTRUCTION AND $0.80 PER $1,000 OF VALUE OF ALL OTHER CONSTRUCTION. SUCH FEES SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT AFFAIRS OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

 9. WAIVER OF PERMIT FEES FOR DISABLED PERSONS. THERE SHALL BE NO PERMIT FEES CHARGED FOR DISABLED PERSONS’ ACCESSIBLE HOME IMPROVEMENTS(R-2, R-3 AND R-5 USE GROUPS ONLY)

a. EXCEPTIONS, PURSUANT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH N.J.S.A. 52:27D-126d et seq. THE TOWNSHIP OF MANCHESTER MAY WAIVE, BY RESOLUTION ALL ENFORCING AGENCY FEES FOR NON PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION WITHIN ITS BOUNDARIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FEES, ZONING FEES AND SURCHARGE FEES.

10. REVIEW FEES

1. PLOT PLAN REVIEW $135.00

2. FINAL ENGINEERING REVIEW FOR CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY $135.00

3. TOP OF FOUNDATION REVIEW $ 35.00

11. PLAN REVIEW FEE FOR UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE PLANS

1. A NONREFUNDABLE PLAN REVIEW FEE PAYMENT OF $350.00 SHALL ACCOMPANY THE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION FOR ALL PROPOSED NEWLY CONSTRUCTED R-2,R-3, R-4 AND R-5 USE GROUPS

2. A NONREFUNDABLE PLAN REVIEW FEE OF $75.00 SHALL ACCOMPANY A CONSTRUCTION PERMIT APPLICATION FOR ALL OTHER USE GROUPS AND FOR ALL ADDITIONS, RENOVATIONS, ALTERATIONS AND RECONSTRUCTION WORK PERFORMED ON EXISTING STRUCTURES

3. THE TOTAL REVIEW FEE SHALL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE TOTAL COST OF THE CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FEE

4. PARTIAL RELEASE FEE FOR PLAN REVIEW AND PERMIT PROCESS FOR EACH OCCURRENCE $75.00

5. THERE SHALL BE AN ADDITIONAL FEE OF $75.00 PER HOUR FOR REVIEW OF ANY AMENDMENT OR CHANGE PLAN THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN RELEASED. MINIMUM FEE: ONE HOUR