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Department of Planning & Development
Department of Planning & Development

Building Permit Fee Estimator

The building permit fee estimator may be used to calculate the estimated building plan check and permit fees based on the project valuation. The estimated fees are for building permit applications only and do not include plumbing, mechanical or electrical permit fees. Other agency fees may apply depending on the scope of the project. Applicability of other fees will be determined by the appropriate agencies upon submittal or during the project review.

If you have additional questions or require additional information please email us at

To estimate building plan check and permit fees, please complete all of the following fields and then click 'Calculate estimated fees'.

(example: $12,000)    
Project Type:

Enter valuation and project type, then click 'Calculate' button.

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