Plumbing Permit Fees

Fees & Expiration Date

Plumbing permit fees are addressed in Sec. 42-18 of the Municipal Code and are periodically updated. Before receiving a plumbing permit (PDF), the owner or the owner's agent shall pay the fee specified. Plumbing permits expire one year after date of issuance.

Fee Schedule

Fixtures, as follows:
  • Air admittance valves
  • Backflow preventers
  • Bar and soda fountains
  • Baths (any description)
  • Catch basins
  • Conductors
  • Dishwashers
  • Drinking fountains
  • Floor drains
  • Food waste disposals
  • Grease interceptors
  • Hose bibbs
  • Ice makers
  • Laundry trays
  • Manholes
  • Pressure reducing valves
  • Receptors (all types)
  • Shower stalls
  • Sprinkling meters
  • Sump pits and ejectors
  • Urinals
  • Wash machine connection
  • Washbasins
  • Water closets
  • Water heaters
  • Water softeners or filters sinks
$10 each
Building sanitary or storm sewers from main or lateral to building$50 first 100 feet or part thereof. $0.25 each foot over 100 feet
Water service (a water meter pit is required for all laterals longer than 300 feet)$50 first 100 feet or part thereof. $0.25 each foot over 100 feet
Private well or well pump$50 each
Well abandonment$100 each
Special inspection request$250
Reinspection fee or code violations$75 per inspection
Minimum plumbing permit fee (non-refundable)$50
Failure to take out permit before commencing workDouble fee
Failure to call for required inspections$75

Holding Tank

The cash bond referenced in section 18-331(b) is $0.02 per gallon of the holding tank capacity