Permit Fees

RESOLUTION NO. 2020-4

RESIDENTIAL FEES:

$1500.00              Performance Bond (same for new residential/non-residential)

$35.00                  State Sticker for New Home

$90.00                  Property Number Sign Fee for New, Missing, or Damaged Beyond Repair

$30.00                   Plan Review

$.25 Per Sq. Ft. for New Homes and Additions ($75.00 minimum)

$.20 Per Sq. Ft. on Remodeling and Detached Residential ($75.00 minimum)

$.05 Per Sq. Ft. on Agricultural Buildings ($75.00 minimum)

$.05 Per Sq. Ft. for New Plumbing in Any Structure ($75.00 minimum)

$30.00                   Plumbing Permit Initial Fee Plus $5.00 Per Fixture or Water Connection for Replacement

$.05 Per Sq. Ft. for Electric Permit on Any Type Building, Alteration of Addition ($75.00 minimum)

$.05 Per Sq. Ft. for New Heating in Residential ($75.00 minimum)

$.06 Per Sq. Ft. for New Heating in Commercial ($75.00 minimum)

$65.00                   Heating Permit for Replacement Furnace

$65.00                   A/C Permit for New/Replacement Central Air Conditioning

$65.00                   Fireplace Permit for New/Replacement

$65.00                   Pool Permit

$65.00                   Deck Permit

$65.00                   Roof Permit

$75.00                   Erosion Control Permit

$65.00                   Fence Permit

$250.00                 Culvert Permit (except on County Highways)

$75.00                   Moving a Building

$110.00                 Sign Permit

$90.00                   Razing a Residence or Out-Building

$1500.00               Structural Training Burn

$45.00                   Change of Use Permit

COMMERCIAL FEES:

$.50/ft  Commercial Occupancy-$75.00 ($100.00 minimum)

$25.00 per Thousand, Commercial Remodel

SPECIFIC ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION INSPECTIONS/FEES:

(1) New Building:                                                                            $0.04 per sq. ft/all areas

(2) Light Switch and Convenience Outlets:                                 $0.35

(3) Power Receptacles         Over 150 volts, 1-30 Amps:            $5.00

Over 30 Amps:                                 $6.00

(4) Lighting Fixtures (incandescent, standard base):                  $0.25 each

(5) Tubular Lamps (fluorescent, cold cathode, Lumiline, mercury vapor, etc.)                                                                                                                                  $0.25 per tube

(6) Studded Lights & Festoon Lighting:                                       $0.25 (per outlet)

(7) Arc Lights, Search Lights, Floodlights, Mercury Lights, Mogul Base Fixtures, etc.:                                                                                                                  $1.00 each

(8) Temp. Services and Temp. Wiring Installations:                  $10.00 each

(9) Service Switches:           First 100 amps:                                 $5.00                                                                                      Each add. 100 amps/frac. thereof: $5.00

(10) Ranges, Ovens, Clothes Dryers, Dishwashers, Disposals, Water Heaters, etc.                                                                                                                           $4.00 each

(11) Refrigerating Units                                                                  $0.25/HP ($4.00 min)

(12) Gas Burners, Oil Burners, Stokers, Residential Electric Furnaces or Conversions of:                                                                                                              $5.00

(13) Air Conditioning:                                                                     $0.25/HP $5.00 each

(14) Combination Heating & Air Con. Units:                              $10.00 each

(15) Feeders & Subfeeders:                                                            $10.00/amp or frac. thereof

(16) Each Motor:                                                                              $0.50 up to100 HP, plus  $0.25 for balance

(17) Dispensers-Gasoline, Fuel Oil, Permanent Vending Machines and Well Pumps:                                                                                                                      $6.00

(18) Each Generator, Transformer, Reactor, Rectifier, Capacitor, Welder, Converter, etc.:                                                                                                             $0.50 per KW (for the first                                                                                                             500 KW), $0.25 (Balance)

(19) Electric Metal Melting Furnace Systems:                             $0.50/KW

(20) Electric Space Heating Systems                                             $5.00 per zone control

(21) Electric Unit Heating Devices:                                              $5.00 each

(22) Moving Picture, Stereopticon, and x-ray machines, High frequency, Therapeutic Apparatus, etc.                                                                                     $4.00 each

(23) Dimmers:                                                                                  $1.00 (0.0 to 1.0 KW) $5.00 (Over 1.0 KW)

(24) Swimming Pools:                                                                     $6.00

(25) Electrical & Ground Wiring:                                                  $25.00

(26) Shop Inspections, Signs:                                                         $4.00 each

(26) Neon Signs:                                                                              $0.50/trans. ($4.00 min)

(27) Fluorescent Tube Signs:                                                          $0.15/tube ($4.00 min)

(28) Lamp Signs:                                                                              $0.15/lamp ($4.00 min)

(29) Combination Signs:                                                                 $7.00 min

(30) Strip Lighting, Plug-In Strips, Trolley Duct, Trolley Wire, etc.:

$0.50/ft

(31) Wireways, Busways, Underfloor Raceways, and Aux. Gutters:

$0.50/ft

(32) Aud. or Vis. Electric Signal or Communication Devices: $0.20 per

(33) To Change, Alter, Repair, or Correct an Electrical Installation Where None of the Above Specifics Apply:                                                                   $65.00

(34) Minimum Charge, whether under one or more permits: $65.00

(35) Reinspection Fee:                                                                     $35.00 (First)                                                                                                                                    $40.00 (Each add’l)

(36) Remodeling & Additions                                                        $10.00/$1,000 valuation

SPECIFIC PLUMBING EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION INSPECTIONS/FEES:

(1) New Buildings:                                                                           $0.04/sq. ft for all areas

(2) Automatic Washer:                                                                    $4.00 each

(3) Sinks:                                                                                           $4.00 each

(4) Dishwasher:                                                                                $4.00 each

(5) Grease Traps:                                                                              $4.00 each

(6) Garbage Grinders:                                                                      $4.00 each

(7) Water Closets:                                                                           $4.00 each

(8) Showers:                                                                                      $4.00 each

(9) Wash Basins:                                                                              $4.00 each

(10) Laundry Tubs:                                                                         $4.00 each

(11) Urinals:                                                                                      $4.00 each

(12) Bath Tubs:                                                                                 $4.00 each

(13) Bubblers:                                                                                   $4.00 each

(14) Floor Drains:                                                                            $4.00 each

(15) Grease Interceptor:                                                                  $10.00 each

(16) Sillcocks:                                                                                   $2.00 each

(17) Water Heaters:                                                                          $4.00 each

(18) Wash Fountains:                                                                      $4.00 each

(19) Storm Sewer Conductor:                                                        $4.00 each

(20) Sump Pumps:                                                                            $4.00 each

(21) Catch Basins:                                                                            $4.00 each

(22) Ejectors or Pumps:                                                                   $5.00 each

(23) Water Softeners:                                                                      $5.00 each

(24) Inside Sewers:                                                                          $10.00 each

(25) Well:                                                                                          $10.00 each

(26) Pump:                                                                                        $10.00 each

(27) High Pressure Boiler:                                                              $25.00 each

(28) Manholes:                                                                                 $10.00 each

(29) Storm Sewer & Sanitary Sewer:                                            $25.00 each

(30) Lateral Connections:                                                               $25.00 each (<100 ft) $0.35/ft (100 ft or more)

(31) Extension of House Drain:                                                    $25.00 min

(32) Failure to call for Inspection:                                                 $35.00 each

(33) Reinspections:                                                                          $35.00 each

(34) Road Cut Repair (when required)                                         $250.00 each

(35) Other Fixtures Not Listed Above:                                         $5.00 each

(36) Remodeling & Additions (Res, Comm, or Ind)                   $10.00/$1,000 valuation

(37) MINIMUM PERMIT FEE:                                                    $65.00

NEW CONSTRUCTION DEPOSIT. In addition to all other fees, every applicant for a building permit for any initial construction shall deposit $200.00 with the clerk for the purpose of reimbursing the town for the cost of removing any mud or other debris from the highway and the cost of repairing or replacing the driveway culvert resulting from such construction. Any of such costs incurred by the town shall be deducted from such deposit, and the balance of such deposit, if any, shall be returned to the applicant upon completion of construction.

NOTES/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Building Inspector: Don Fox 24401 52nd St. Salem, WI 53168-9597 Office Hours: 6:00 am – 7:30 am, Monday through Friday (262) 488-8850
  • Make Checks Payable: Town of Paris
  • NSF Checks Will Have a $35.00 Charge Added: The Job Will Be Red-Tagged and All Work Stopped
  • All Bonds Refunded to Owner
  • There will be a $15.00 charge per inspection visit after 7 visits.
  • After two (2) failed inspections, there will be a re-inspection charge of $35.00
  • Commercial, industrial and housing buildings over two families shall have State approved heating, electrical, plumbing and construction plans with this application.
  • Residential shall have heating plans, heat loss calculations, and specifications of the equipment to be used.
  • Permits may be obtained individually or on one form in the categories of construction, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, electrical and plumbing. An additional fee for plan review may be assessed at the time of application for renewal of the permit.
  • The state fee schedule for commercial building projects, as set forth in the Wisconsin Administrative Code, may be charged in lieu of or in addition to this fee schedule at the town’s discretion.
  • Gross square footage calculations are based on exterior dimensions, including garage and each finished floor level.
  • In determining costs, all construction shall be included with the exception of heating, air conditioning, electrical or plumbing work. All fee categories shall be rounded up to the next full dollar amount.
  • On applying for a permit for temporary electrical work, the period of time for which such wiring is to remain in service shall be specified. Service shall be cut off at the end of this period and shall not again be connected without written permission from the electrical inspector.
  • DOUBLE PERMIT FEES SHALL BE CHARGED IF WORK STARTS BEFORE PERMITS ARE ISSUED. The Building Inspector may waive double permit fees only if work is started prior to obtaining a permit due to emergency circumstances.  Obtaining a permit after the fact shall not be a defense to any prosecution for not having obtained a required permit before commencing the work requiring a permit.
  • PERMITS SHALL EXPIRE 180 DAYS AFTER PERMIT IS ISSUED FOR ADDITIONS AND 24 MONTHS FOR NEW HOMES. IN THE EVENT THE PROJECT IS NOT COMPLETED IN THAT TIME, ANY PORTION OF FEES PAID IN EXCESS OF $65.00 SHALL BE REFUNDED UPON REQUEST.

Building Inspector:

Don Fox
24401 52nd St.
Salem, WI 53168-9597
Office Hours: 6:00 am – 7:30 am Monday through Friday – (262) 488-8850

Make Checks Payable: Town of Paris

All Bonds Refunded to Owner

There will be a $15.00 charge per inspection visit after 7 visits.

After two(2) failed inspections, there will be a re-inspection charge of $35.00

NSF Checks Will Have a $35.00 Charge Added: The Job Will Be Red Tagged and All Work Stopped

Double Permit Fees if Work Starts Before Permits Are Issued

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