§14-1706. Schedule of Fees. [373]


The department is authorized to require a non-refundable filing fee to be charged upon application for a zoning permit. The amount of the fee shall be determined by regulations of the department. The filing fee shall be applied as a credit to the permit fee. The following are the fees to be paid under the requirements of this Title; except that no permit fees shall be required of any person applying for a use registration permit for a family day care home pursuant to Section 14-203(1)(g) and any school based mental health clinic.

(a) For permit processing and document reviews:
1. Zoning Permits

Parcels containing one- or two-family dwellings..............................
$25.00
All other parcels equal to or less than 30,000 square feet.......................
$100.00
All other parcels greater than 30,000 square feet.............................
$200.00


2. Use Registration Permits (For each use in new construction and for each use change in an existing structure)..
$100.00


3. Accessory sign permit.........
$100.00


4. Outdoor advertising sign permit...........................................
$250.00


5. Preliminary zoning review....
$200.00


6. Request for Zoning Board of Adjustment administrative review..........
$50.00


7. Review of amended plot plans.............................................
$50.00


8. Certification of Zoning District Classification........................
$50.00

9. Inspection fee
In addition to the permit fee, an inspection fee equal to the permit fee shall be imposed whenever a new, use (except single family dwellings) or construction commences without the required permits.

(b) Application for a "Certification Statement" required for transfer of real estate pursuant to Pennsylvania Act 652 of 1961, fifty ($50.00) dollars.

(c) In addition to the fees in Section (a)(8) or (b) above, the applicant shall pay an additional fifty ($50.00) dollar fee for accelerated processing of the application for each "Certification Statement" or for certification of the District classification of any property.

(d) For a hearing before the Zoning Board of Adjustment pursuant to § 14-1805(10), the fees shall be paid per property that is included in the appeal as follows:

(.1) For properties containing a one- or two-family dwelling only: $100.00

(.2) For any property not included in item (.1): $200.00

(.3) The fee for each accelerated hearing before the Board shall be $500.00 in addition to the fee specified in (.1) or (.2) above. The maximum accelerated hearing fee for simultaneous hearings resulting from multiple permit applications shall be $1,500.00.

(e) For a reposting of notices of Zoning Board of Adjustment hearings pursuant to § 14-1805(11), $50.00.

(f) For certification that a permit is not required, $20.00.