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Fee Schedule

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP
BUILDING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT
REVISED FEE SCHEDULE
(May 12, 2011)

BUILDING FEES:

Building Permits for new single family and 2 family residences:

One (1) square foot up to 1,000 square feet - $800.00
For each 500 square feet or fraction thereof - $250.00

Building Permits for any changes, alterations or additions to such existing residences (on the basis of estimated construction costs).

$500 or less: $30.00
$501 - $1,000 $35.00
$1,000 - $15,000 $35.00 plus $30 for each $1,000 estimated construction over $1,000
$15,001 - $200,000 $455.00 plus $5.00 for each $1,000 estimated
construction over $15,001
$200,001 or more $1,380.00 plus $4.00 for each $1,000 estimated
construction over $200,001.


Building Permits for new construction, changes, alterations or additions to residences for 3 or more families and for Building Permits for new non-residential and business construction:

$500 plus $.45 per square foot or fraction thereof

Note: all square footage computations based on exterior dimensions of all floors of living
area, office space, etc., including basement, undergoing alterations or additions.

Building Permits for the installation of cell towers, antenna or other non-residential structure without square footage.

$1.00 - $1,000 - $100.00
$1,001 to $15,000 - $150 plus $10 for each $1,000 estimated cost over $1,001.
$15,001 - $200,000 - $290 plus $10 for each $1,000 estimated cost over $15,001.
$200,001 or more - $2,140 plus $7 for each $1,000 estimated cost over $200,001.

Demolition Permits:

$30.00 per $1,000 estimated cost of demolition.

Certificate of Occupancy:

Residential Use - $50 per unit
Commercial, business, industrial and institutional: $150 per occupancy

Sign Permits:

$100.00 To erect a sign
$25.00 per face up to 25 square feet
$50.00 per face over 25 square feet 

Siding, Roofing & Window Permits:

Permit fees for the installation of siding and all windows on structures shall be on the basis of the set Building Permit fee for the type of use of said structures. The applicant must provide a copy of the contract between homeowner and contractor at the time a Building Permit applied for.

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PLUMBING FEES:

Master Plumber Registration & Re-registration:

$70.00 Registration
$50.00 Re-Registration

Journeyman Plumber Registration & Re-registration:

$35.00 Registration
$20.00 Re-Registration

Fixtures:

$100.00 new building with 1-5 fixtures. $30.00 each additional fixture
$30.00 for alterations, additions and/or replacement fixtures

2011 Sewer Connection Fee: $4,740.00 Note: Fee adjusts annually; Call for new amount each January

Pool Pumping Permit Fee: $10.00 for every 5,000 gallons pumped or part thereof, with a maximum of $50.00

Sanitary Sewer Inspection Fee: $50.00 per hour or fraction thereof.

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ZONING FEES:

Zoning Hearing Board Applications:
 

Residential - $500.00
Non-residential - $1,200.00

A continuance fee equal to 50% of the value of the application fee will be charged for each continuance that is requested by the applicant 

If expenses exceed filing fee, applicant shall be billed and liable for any additional expenses.

          Zoning District Change: $2,000

Said fee covers the application fee of $800. Non-refundable and any additional expenses incurred. If expenses exceed filing fee, applicant shall be billed and liable for any additional expenses. If expenses are less that filing fee, applicant shall receive a refund less the application fee.

 


 

ZONING CERTIFICATION FEES:

           Residential - $60.00
           Nonresidential - $120.00

It is strongly encouraged that all owners of real property apply for the statement of certification upon listing their property for sale.  Please allow two weeks for the zoning certification to be delivered.

 


 

MISCELLANEOUS

Highway Permits - Dumpster $50.00 per week
  Street Opening-Contractor must restore $5.00 per sq. yd
  Curb Cut $10.00/per 10 linear feet
  Erect a Pole $20.00 (no fee to renew; permit is required)

 

Street or Zoning Maps $1.00
Copies $1.00 per page
Microfilmed Information $5.00 per page
Plot Plans $5.00
Zoning Code Book w/map $15.00
Deed Registration $10.00
SALDO Book

$25.00

Sign Ordinance $3.00
Plumbing Code Book $5.00
Construction Standards $50.00
   
   
   
   
   

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FIRE PERMITS:

OFFICE OF THE FIRE MARSHAL
FEE SCHEDULE FOR FIRE PERMITS

  • Fire Report $40.00
  • Pictures w/fire report - add $5.00 per picture
  • Board of Appeals - $75.00 per application
  • Bonfires - $40.00 per permit
  • Paint Removal - utilizing a torch $40.00
  • Storage of combustible materials in excess of 2,500 cubic feet - $30.00
  • Installation/Modification of Fire Suppression or Alarm System -
    $150.00 for one and two-family residential structure
    $300.00 for all other structures 
  • Fire Suppression System for cooking operations - $30.00
  • Application of flammable finishes - $30.00
  • Dry Cleaning Operations - $75.00
  • Fumigation/Thermal Inecticial Fogging - $40.00
  • Lumber Yard/Woodworking Plants - $70.00
  • Places of Assembly - $50.00
  • Service Station/Garage - $50.00
  • Tents/Air Supported Structures - $40.00
  • Welding/cutting, calcium carbide and acetylene generators - $50.00
  • Compressed gases - $50.00
  • Cryogenic liquids - $50.00
  • Explosives/Ammunition/Blasting Agents - $75.00
  • Flammable/Combustible liquids - $75.00
  • Removal/disposal of flammable or combustible liquid tanks - $40.00
  • Hazardous materials/chemicals - $75.00
  • Liquified petroleum gases - $75.00
  • Magnesium melting, casting, machinery or grinding - $50.00
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1510 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, PA 19038

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