Building and Planning Fee Schedule

CITY OF RIO VISTA
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
RESOLUTION NO. 2009-127
BUILDING FEES
17-Dec-09
     
PRIOR    
AUTHORITY/ FEE  
DATE DESCRIPTION FEE RATES
Res. 2007-084 Building Inspection Fees: Rates are per hour unless indicated otherwise
8/16/2007 Total Valuation
$1.00 – $2,000 $80 plus $35 Administrative Fee
$2,001 – $25,000 $80 for the first $2,000 plus $14.00 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $25,000 plus $35 Administration Fee
Res. 2008-016 2/21/08 $25,001 – $50,000 $402 for the first $25,000 plus $10.10 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $50,000 plus $35 Administration Fee
$50,001 – $100,000 $654.50 for the first $50,000 plus $7.00 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000 plus $35 Administration Fee
$100,001 – $500,000 $1004.50 for the first $100,000 plus $5.60 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $500,000 plus $35 Administration Fee
$500,001 – $1,000,000 $3244.50 for the first $500,000 plus $4.75 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $1,000,000 plus $35 Administration Fee
$1,000,001 and above $5,619.50 for the first $1,000,000 plus $3.65 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof plus $35 Administration Fee
Res. 2008-016 2/21/08 Other Inspections and Fees:
Inspections outside of normal business hours (minimum charge – four hours) Refer to current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor plus $35 Administration Fee, whichever is applicable
Reinspection fees assessed under provisions of 305.8, per hour Refer to current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor plus $35 Administration Fee,whichever is applicable
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated, per hour Refer to current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor plus $35 Administration Fee,whichever is applicable
Additional plan review required by changes, alterations or revisions to plans, per hour Refer to current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor plus $35 Administration Fee,whichever is applicable
Other Inspections and Fees (continued):
Res. 2006-005 For plan review (Plan Check Fee) 65% of building permit fee
1/5/2006 Energy compliance fee for any structures with conditioned space for inspection under permit 15% of building permit fee
Energy compliance fee for any structures with conditioned space for plan review 25% of building permit fee
Access compliance fee; applicable to all commercial and multifamily (4 or more units) Applied to both plan review and building permit 25% of building permit fee
Res. 2007-084 Imaging Fee. Applicable to all permits 2.5% of building permit fee
8/16/2007 Mapping Fee. Applicable to all permits 2.5% of building permit fee
Res. 2008-016 2/21/08 Electrical Inspection Fees
New dwelling 15% of building permit fee plus $35 administration fee
Addition or alteration to dwelling unit 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
New commercial building 25% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Shell building 5% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Commercial alterations and tenant improvements 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Res. 2007-084 8/16/2007 Electrical Permit $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee. See * below
* An electrical permit is required for all electrical work regulated by the Electric Code. Where such work is performed in conjunction with a building permit, the fee may be added to that permit and a separate electrical permit is not required.
Mechanical Inspection Fees
New dwelling 15% of building permit fee plus $35 administration fee
Addition or alternation to dwelling unit 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
New commercial building 25% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Shell building 5% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Commercial alterations and tenant improvements 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Mechanical Permit $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee. See * below
* A mechanical permit is required for all mechanical work regulated by the Mechanical Code. Where such work is performed in conjunction with a building permit, the fee may be added to that permit and a separate mechanical permit is not required
Res. 2006-005 Plumbing Inspection Fees:
1/5/2006 New dwelling 15% of building permit fee plus $35 administration fee
Res. 2007-084 Addition or alteration to dwelling unit 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
8/16/2007 New commercial building 25% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Shell building 5% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Commercial alterations and tenant improvements 20% of building permit fees, $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee
Plumbing Permit $80 minimum plus $35 administration fee. See * below
* A plumbing permit is required for all plumbing work regulated by the Plumbing Code. Where such work is performed in conjunction with a building permit, the fee may be added to that permit and a separate plumbing permit is not required.
Miscellaneous Fees:
Reinspections When return trips to the site by an inspector are necessary due to failure of the permittee to be ready for inspections, failure to have permit documentation on site or comply with earlier corrections on a regular basis a reinspection fee shall be charged at the currenty adoped Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector.
 Owner-requested inspection of an existing building The reinspection fee shall be charged at the currently adopted Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector
 Owner-requested inspection for change of occupancy The inspection fee shall be charged at the currently adopted Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector
Res. 2006-005 1/5/2006 Investigation of work without a permit. When a Stop Work Notice is issued for work being performed without permits or being performed beyond the scope of existing permits, a special investigation and inspection must be made before permits may be issued for the work. An investigation fee shall be charged equal to two times the amount of all fees required by this ordinance with a minimum charge of $150. The fee is additive to the permit fees. This provision shall not apply to emergency work when it can be proven to the building official that such work was urgently necessary, that it was not practical to obtain a permit before the work was commenced, and that a permit was applied for as practical.
State of California Earthquake Fee Residential: 0.10 per each $1,000 building valuation.
Commercial: 0.21 per each $1,000 valuation
Res. 2007-084 Solar
8/16/2007 Solar Photovoltaic Systems:
Consultant Plan Review Actual contractor cost plus $35 administration fee
Building Permit (if required) The fee shall be charged at the currently adopted Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector plus $35 administration fee
Electrical Permit The fee shall be charged at the currently adopted Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector plus $35 administration fee
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/09
Affordable Housing
  Building Permit fees must be paid as typical but developer may apply for reimbursement from City of Rio Vista Redevelopment Agency (Low/Mod funds) when the building is ready for occupancy; Affordable housing is defined as a residential housing unit that is deed restricted to preserve the unit for residents with income within limits set forth by the County Housing Authority. This provision will take effect upon adoption of 2007-2014 Housing Element Update including policy related to same.
Grading
Fees apply for all grading projects of 50 cubic yards or greater.
Consultant Plan Review Actual contractor cost plus $36.75 administration fee; minimum charge of $125.00 (1 hour).
Consultant Field Inspections Actual contractor cost; minimum charge of $250 (two hours). Additional fees made be charged based on consultant estimate of hours of work to be performed; additional fees may be charged prior to final on permit if staff or consultant hourly cost exceeds fees paid at issuance of permit.
Grading Permit The fee shall be charged at the currently adopted Employee Billable Rate for Building Inspector plus $36.75 administration fee; minimum charge of one-half hour.
Code Enforcement Prevention Program
Resale Inspection Service Report Refer to current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor plus $36.75 Administration Fee, whichever is applicable.
Garage Conversion Amnesty Program Fee $404.00 for the first $25,000 (current construction value estimate) plus $10.51 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof to and including $100,000 plus $36.75 Administration Fee). Program expires July 1, 2010. This provision will take effect upon adoption of Garage Conversion Amnesty Program.
  Fees based on Actual Costs. Note: Ordinance regulating program to be submitted to Council separately. Fees save home owner higher Code enforcement abatement fees/fines and increase value of residential structures for property sale and property tax purposes.
Amnesty Program Inspection Fee-expanded review Program fee covers 5 hours Building Inspector time based on estimated current value of work; additional inspection fees may be charged if inspections and report preparation exceed 5 hours and then they will be charged at the current Employee Billable Rate per Hour Schedule for Building Inspector; or actual cost for Contractor, whichever is applicable. Program expires July 1, 2010. Fees save home owner higher Code enforcement abatement fees/fines and increase value of residential structures for property sale and property tax purposes.
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/09 Training Program Recovery Materials, fees and ongoing education costs.
and State Health and Safety Code Section 18949.29(a) Fee to be assessed for 0.03 percent of total building permit fees for each applicable permit. Permits to include all building permits, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical permits.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
PLANNING FEES
RESOLUTION NO. 2009-127
17-DEC-09
PRIOR      
AUTHORITY/ FEE   FEE
DATE DESCRIPTION NOTES RATES
Pre-Application Fee (Preliminary review prior to application)
Res. 2006-005, 1/5/2006 First Meeting Discussion with Staff N/C
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/2009 Development Review Committee Submittal of materials for review by Development Review Committee (city department heads); 1 hour planning staff time and 0.25 hours each for Fire, Police, Public Works Departments and Building Division. Fee intentionally does not fully cover staff time. Service intended to highlight potential permitting issues. $260
Planning Commission Submittal of materials for review by Planning Commission (requires preparation of staff report)-approximately 6.5 hours planning staff time $560
Res. 2006-005, Ord. 616, 1/5/2006 and California Govt Code §66016 Minor Applications Fixed Fee with Option to Request Additional Funding
Conditional Use Permit Includes 32 hrs planning; 12 hrs other depts $3,944
Reduced Fee $1,972
Conditional Use Permit – Non-complex/non-    controversial Consideration for non-complex/non-controversial at the discretion of Community Development Director’s discretion; includes 16 hrs planning; 6 hrs other depts. See “Professional Staff Time” for Temporary Use Permits – min. 2 hours $1,972
Reduced Fee $986
Res. 2007-084 Temporary Use Permit
8/16/2007 Staff Review, For Profit* Fixed Fee $100
Staff Review, Not For Profit* Fixed Fee $25
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/09 Temporary Use Permit, Planning Commission Review 6.5 hours staff time for preparation of staff report, processing of application and condition of approval compliance monitoring. $560
Home Occupation Permit Fixed, one-time, Fee; half hour planning staff, 15 minutes, Police, Fire, Public Works, Building staff, administrative fee of $10. Current fee does not cover staff time. $135
Res. 2006-005, 1/5/2006 Appeals Fee intentionally does not cover staff time $100
Variance Includes 18 hrs planning; 10 hrs other depts $2,580
Reduced Fee $1,290
Site & Architectural Design Review Includes 16 hrs planning; 6 hrs other departments $1,972
Reduced Fee $986
Res. 2007-084, 8/16/2007 Compliance Review
Zoning Plan Check: for compliance with project Conditions of approval, zoning, and design requirements Includes 1 hr planning (minimum) or actual time required $100 minimum; or Actual Time Required
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/09 Certificate of Compliance/Letter of Zoning Compliance $100 Deposit against cost of Professional Staff Time @ Planning Manager rate.; Plus cost of any outside consultant or legal advice deemed necessary to assist Staff to prepare and process Certificate. See notes
Professional Staff Time See Billable Rate Schedule; Cost updated with update to Employee Billable rates. See notes
Res. 2006-005, Sign Review Includes 1 hr planning $82
1/5/2006 Reduced Fee $41
Res. 2007-084 Conditional Natural Gas Permit Includes 18 hrs planning; 10 hrs other depts $2,580
8/16/2007 Ministerial Natural Gas Permit Includes 1 hr planning $408
Notes: These fees are based on average costs for an application. Additional fees may apply if staff time and materials applied exceed fee submitted.
*Special Event or Activity of not more than 30 days in duration
Res. 2009-127 12/17/09 Tentative Maps Minimum Fee: $2500 + $100 per Lot/Unit/Parcel – to be paid by applicant at the time application is made. Deposit of additional funds may be required prior to continued processing of application or application may be denied in the event hours worked exceed initial fee. See notes
Major Subdivision Tentative Map
Major Subdivision Vesting Tentative Map
Minor Subdivision Tentative Map
Minor Subdivision Vesting Tentative Map
Amendment to Tentative Map
Extension of Tentative Map
Note: Final Maps, Lot Line Adjustments, Parcel Mergers, and Reversion to acreage are processed by the Public Works Dept. and fees for same are set forth in the Engineering and Subdivision fee schedule.
Res. 2007-084 8/16/2007 Major or Complex Projects Deposit to cover all staff time, plus outside consultants and legal counsel; additional funds may be requested should hrs. worked exceed initial deposit $5,000 dep.
General Plan Amendment
Rezoning/zoning Ordinance Amendments
Planned Unit Development
Mobile Home Park Developments
Development Agreements
Annexation/Detachment
Professional Staff Time See Billable Rate Schedule See notes
Environmental Fees
Categorical Exemption Includes 2 hrs planning; excludes preparing Initial Study $165
Initial Study: Minor Projects Includes 16 hrs planning; 4 hrs other depts; includes Initial Study; excludes cost of technical or special studies that may be required $1,750
Res. 2006-005 1/5/2006 Reduced Fee $875
Initial Study: Major Projects Includes 32 hrs planning; 8 hrs other depts; Initial Study; excludes cost of technical or special studies that may be required $3,500
Res. 2009-127, 12/17/09 Environmental Impact Report Minimum deposit to cover all staff time, plus outside consultants and legal counsel; additional funds may be required should hrs. worked exceed initial deposit. Minimum deposit balance must be maintained in developer fund to continue processing of application(s). Minimum deposit must not be less than 25% of consultant budget for Environmental consulting work.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Fee to be based on cost of staff and consultant time with administrative cost % to be set at the same rate charged for administrative overhead costs for employee billable hours adopted each fiscal year. See notes
Notes: These fees are based on average costs for an application. Additional fees may apply if actual costs of processing, including staff time, cost of outside consultants and/or materials exceed fee submitted.