Heads up: There are no suggested sections in this chapter.
Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.
All permits, licenses, certificates and services established by the technical codes for which the City has established a fee, shall be subject to such fee as set forth in this Chapter.
An application shall not be accepted, a permit, license or certificate shall not be issued, nor a listed service performed until the designated fees have been paid. Where it is found that final payment of such fees has not been made, the permit, license or certificate may be revoked.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.2 was amended by Bill No. 180175. The bill was approved on June 6, 2018.
The payment of the fee for a particular permit, license or service shall not relieve the permit holder, license holder or applicant from the payment of fees that are prescribed for other permits, licenses and services associated with the activity, project or premises.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.3 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
License fees are annual with the license year as determined by the department and permit fees are per occasion unless indicated otherwise. Service and miscellaneous fees are as stated.
Where the work authorized by a permit is not commenced, a request for refund of the permit fee shall be accepted on forms provided by the department within one year from the date of permit issuance. An approved refund shall not exceed 50 percent of the permit fee minus a $200 processing fee.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.5 was amended by Bill No. 180175. The bill was approved on June 6, 2018.
Permit and occupancy fees shall be calculated separately for each property.
The department is authorized to require non-refundable application fees to be charged upon application for permits and licenses. The amount of such fees shall be as set forth in this Chapter or as otherwise established by regulations of the department. Payment of such fees shall be applied as a credit upon charge for the applicable permit or license fee.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.7 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The Department is authorized to issue permits for the rough-in of various utility systems, service systems and other building systems or elements as authorized by the Department from time to time, where such work is applied for in advance of the application for the complete system or element installation. Each type of system or element shall be applied for separately and shall require a permit fee of $150.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.8 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
Where annual permits are issued pursuant to Section A-302.7, the fee shall be $1,350 per year, payable on a schedule established by the Department.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.9 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The department is authorized to provide accelerated review of plans associated with the issuance of any permit required under Title 4 or 14 of this Code. The fee for this service shall be in addition to any permit fee set forth in this Chapter. The fee shall be paid at the time an accelerated review is requested, and is not refundable. The fees for accelerated reviews shall be established by the department by regulation and published in appropriate schedules.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.10 was amended by Bill No. 050267 (approved June 15, 2005),
Bill No. 120897 (approved January 14, 2013),
Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
Upon payment of the fee, the department shall complete its plan review of any zoning application that is subject to civic design review under § 14-304(5) and issue a decision no later than ten business days after submission of a complete application, absent an emergency that would prevent such completion.
Fees for items that require the Department to provide non-routine or personalized administrative services, shall be as follows. The Department is authorized to revise such fees or establish fees by regulation for any other similar services to cover the costs of program administration. The fee for services that are provided shall be in addition to any permit or license fee set forth in this Chapter or as required by an Act of the Commonwealth.


For amending or transferring permits . . . . .$50.00

For copies of licenses, permits and certificates . . . . .$15.00

For replacement of a photo ID license, certificate or permit . . . . .$25.00

For processing a permit extension request before permit expiration . . . . .$50.00

    Exception: Owner occupied one-family dwellings . . . . .No fee

For processing a permit reinstatement request . . . . .$50.00

    Exception: Owner occupied one-family dwellings . . . . .No fee

For the electronic storage of building plans for future retrieval . . . . .$4.00 per page

For the issuance of each approved permit for which a surcharge is required pursuant to Act 157 of 2006 130 . . . . .$3.00 per permit

UpCodes note: Section A-901.11 was amended by Bill No. 050267 (approved June 15, 2005),
Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007),
Bill No. 080853 (approved December 8, 2008), and
Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The Department is authorized to charge inspection fees in accordance with Sections A-901.12.1 through A-901.12.3.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.12 was amended by Bill No. 040422 (approved June 3, 2004) and Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The Department is authorized to charge a reinspection fee of $100 for each additional inspection that is required as a result of the need to re-schedule a scheduled permit inspection for one or more of the following reasons, and the Department shall have the discretion to require that such fee be paid in advance of any reinspection:
  1. The work is not constructed in accordance with the applicable code;
  2. The work is not ready for inspection;
  3. Access to the work to be inspected is not provided; or
  4. A violation of the code is observed during a permit inspection.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.12.1 was amended by Bill No. 040422 (approved June 3, 2004) and Bill No. 130691-A (approved February 19, 2014).
When, upon reinspection, the Department determines that a condition previously found not in compliance with a provision of the technical codes or regulations promulgated thereunder continues not to be in compliance, the Department is authorized to charge a further reinspection fee for all second and subsequent reinspections, as follows:

Second reinspection . . . . .$100
Third reinspection . . . . .$200
Fourth and subsequent reinspections . . . . .$350


UpCodes note: Section A-901.12.2 was amended by Bill No. 040422 (approved June 3, 2004).
In addition to other penalties provided for in this code, any person who fails to remit the required reinspection fee to the Department when requested, shall have his or her license or permit to conduct the business activity or operation suspended, and the business activity or operation shall cease until the payment of fees owed has been received by the Department.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.12.2.1 was amended by Bill No. 040422 (approved June 3, 2004).
A fee of $60 per hour, with a minimum charge of four hours, shall be charged to any person requesting an inspection be performed at any time other than ordinary working hours for inspections.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.12.3 was amended by Bill No. 040422 (approved June 3, 2004).
In addition to the permit or license fee, an inspection fee equal to the permit or license fee shall be imposed when work has commenced without first obtaining the required permit(s) or license(s).

UpCodes note: Section A-901.13 was amended by Bill No. 130691-A (approved February 19, 2014).
The department is authorized to require the applicant to submit a copy of the original executed contract(s) to validate the declared scope and/or value of construction. Such copy shall be submitted prior to the issuance of the permit or prior to issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy or Certificate of Approval, at the department's option.
The Department, by regulations effective on or after July 1, 2018, is authorized to revise the fees established in Sections A-902 through A-907 of this Chapter, or adopt fees not otherwise provided for in such sections, based upon the costs to administer and enforce the applicable programs and services, provided that no fee shall be increased to an amount higher than the fee as it existed on July 1, 2017, multiplied by the CPI Multiplier, as defined in Section 9-102 of the Code.

UpCodes note: Section A-901.15 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017 and by Bill No. 180175 (approved June 6, 2018).
A schedule of all current fees shall be maintained on the Department's website.
Fees for permits, appeals, certificates and administrative services related to activity regulated by the Building, Fuel Gas and Mechanical Codes shall be as set forth in this Section.
Permit fees for new construction, additions, alterations, demolition, occupancy and repairs shall be as set forth in Sections A-902.2.1, except as otherwise specified in Sections A-902.2.2 through A-902.2.8.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The permit fee for new construction, additions, alterations and repairs shall be based on the constructed area as follows:

For new construction and additions:

    500 square feet or less . . . . .$200

    Greater than 500 square feet . . . . .$200 plus $58 for each additional 100 square feet or fraction thereof above 500 square feet

Exceptions:
  1. For new construction of one- or two-family dwellings:

    Each building . . . . .$1,050
  2. For additions and structures accessory to existing one- and two-family dwellings:

    500 square feet or less . . . . .$60
  3.      Greater than 500 square feet . . . . .$60 plus $45 for each additional 100 square feet or fraction thereof above 500 square feet

  4. For modular construction of one- and two-family dwellings pursuant to the Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Authorization Act, Act 192 of 1982, P.L. 676 (35 P.S. §§ 1656.1 — 1656.9) and the Industrialized Housing Act, Act 70 of 1972, P.L. 286 (35 P.S. §§ 1651.1 — 1651.12) respectively, the building permit fee shall be $450 per building.
  5. For construction of industrialized buildings other than one- and two-family dwellings pursuant to the Industrialized Housing Act, Act 70 of 1972, P.L. 286 (35 P.S. §§ 1651.1 - 1651.12) and related rules and regulations, the building permit fee shall be $900 per building.
  6. For initial tenant fit-out of a newly constructed building the fee shall be $13 per 100 square feet or fraction thereof with a minimum fee of $150.

    For alterations and repairs, including the installation of decks:

    500 square feet or less . . . . .$200
  7.      Greater than 500 square feet . . . . .$200 plus $48 for each additional 100 square feet or fraction thereof above 500 square feet
Exceptions:
  1. For one- or two-family dwellings:

    500 square feet or less . . . . .$60
  2.     Greater than 500 square feet . . . . .$60 plus $45 for each additional 100 square feet or fraction thereof above 500 square feet

  3. For alterations and repairs, the permit fee shall, at the applicant's selection, be based upon 2% of the contract value for construction regulated by the Building, Fuel Gas and Mechanical Codes, when such value is substantiated by the submission of a valid contract, except that the minimum fee shall be $200.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.1 was amended by Bill No. 020758 (approved January 31, 2003), Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003), Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007), Bill No. 080853 (approved December 8, 2008), and Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
Fees for permits for complete demolition shall be $20 per 100 square feet or fraction thereof, but shall not exceed $40,000. The minimum fee shall be $200.

Exception: 144 For the demolition of non-bearing partitions the fee shall be as follows:

    In space 4,000 square feet or less . . . . .$60

    In space more than 4,000 square feet . . . . .$60 plus $4 per each additional 100 square feet above 4,000 square feet


UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.2 was amended by Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007), Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008), and Bill No. 130691-A (approved February 19, 2014).
Where the scope of the work to be performed is limited to the items listed below, the fees shall be as set forth in Sections A-902.2.3.1 through A-902.2.3.5.

Exception: The fee for each of the following for a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $55.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.3 was amended by Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007), and Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
For exterior wall covering:

    4,000 square feet or less . . . . .$60

     More than 4,000 square feet . . . . .$60 plus $4 per each additional 100 square feet above 4,000 square feet
For replacement of roof covering:

     4,000 square feet or less . . . . .$60

    More than 4,000 square feet . . . . .$60 plus $3 per each additional 100 square feet above 4,000 square feet
For replacement of windows and doors:

    20 openings or less . . . . .$60

    More than 20 openings . . . . .$60 plus $4 per each additional opening above 20 openings
For replacement of porch or deck flooring having a maximum area of:

    200 square feet . . . . .$60
For the installation of roll-down security gates:

    For each gate . . . . .$60
Fees for permits for the installation of foundations shall be based on the constructed area as follows:

    500 square feet or less . . . . .$200

    501 to 2,500 square feet . . . . .$350

    More than 2,500 square feet . . . . .$600
Fees for miscellaneous items shall be as listed below:

Exception: The fee for each of the following for one- or two-family dwellings shall be $55.

    Antennas — Roof- or ground-mounted (each) . . . . . $110

    Fence walls — Concrete and masonry . . . . . $110

    Fences (each) — Non-masonry, exceeding 6 feet high . . . . . $110

    Installation, removal or filling with inert material of flammable or combustible liquid storage tanks: (each tank) . . . . . $125

    Retaining walls more than 2 feet but less than 4 feet above the lower ground level . . . . . $125

    Retaining walls 4 feet or more above the lower ground level . . . . . $200

     Sidewalk and shelter platforms (each) . . . . . $125

    Signs:

       Accessory . . . . .$200

       Outdoor advertising devices . . . . .$250

    Site preparation (clearing, grubbing and earth movement):

       Areas not exceeding 15,000 square feet . . . . .$100

       Areas in excess of 15,000 square feet . . . . .$100 plus $5 per each additional 1,000 square feet in excess of 15,000 square feet with a maximum fee of $5,000

    Swimming pools . . . . .$200

    Tower cranes (when submitted as a separate permit application) . . . . .$250


UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.5 was amended by Bill No. 020758 (approved January 31, 2003), Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003), Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007), Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008), Bill No. 080853 (approved December 8, 2008), and Bill No. 180175 (approved June 6, 2018).
For the installation or alteration of fire suppression systems, the fee shall be as follows, except that the minimum fee shall be $150:

Exception: For the installation of a complete fire sprinkler system within a one- or two-family dwelling the fee shall be $150.

    For each sprinkler head or suppression nozzle . . . . . $12

    For the installation of a backflow prevention device on a fire suppression system (where presented as a separate permit) . . . . . $125

    For each standpipe riser (per floor) . . . . . $60

    For each yard hydrant . . . . . $60

    For each fire pump . . . . . $275

    For commercial cooking extinguishing systems (each) . . . . . $125


UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.6 was amended, Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007).
Fees for minor alterations to fire suppression systems shall be as listed below:

Exception: The fee for a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $55.

For relocation of fire sprinklers:

20 sprinklers or less . . . . . $60

More than 20 sprinklers . . . . . $60 plus $4 per each additional sprinkler above 20

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.6.1 was amended by Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
For the installation or alteration of mechanical systems with ductwork, including connected appliances, the fee shall be $12 for each register or diffuser served by the ductwork, except that the minimum fee shall be $150.

Exception: For the installation of a complete heating and/or cooling system, including fuel gas piping and appliances, within a one- or two-family dwelling, the fee shall be $150.
For the installation of fuel gas piping systems and equipment as regulated by the Philadelphia International Fuel Gas Code, including connected appliances, the fee shall be 2% of the contract value for construction when such value is substantiated by the submission of a valid contract, except that the minimum fee shall be $150.

Exception: The fee for alterations in a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $55.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.7.2 was amended by Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
For the installation or replacement of appliances regulated by the mechanical code or fuel gas code such as fireplaces (masonry and factory built), boilers, air conditioning units and heat pumps where presented as a separate permit application, the fee shall be $125 for each appliance.

Exception: The fee for one- or two-family dwelling shall be $55 for each appliance.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.7.3 was amended by Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
For the installation of commercial cooking exhaust systems and related components the fee shall be $125 per hood.
Fees for minor alterations to mechanical systems shall be as listed below:

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.7.5 was amended by Bill No. 080165 (approved June 18, 2008).
For relocation of HVAC diffusers or registers with flexible connectors:

     20 units or less . . . . .$60

    More than 20 units . . . . .$60 plus $3 per each additional unit above 20
For direct vent heating apparatus, or warm air heating apparatus installation connected to a flue or chimney:

    Each unit . . . . .$60

Exception: The fee for one- or two-family dwelling shall be $55 for each apparatus.
For the installation of ductwork within a single tenant space and the capacity of the equipment is equal to or less than 2,000 cfm:

    Each installation . . . . .$60
For items of construction or alteration that are not included in Sections A-902.2.1 through A-902.2.7, the fee shall be two percent of the total value of construction, but not less than $125.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.2.8 was amended by Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007).
The total value of the construction, when required on permit applications and when used to determine fees, shall include the value of all material, labor, engineering and/or architectural fees, and the overhead and profit cost inherent in the contract, whether or not any such items are provided at no cost.

Exception: If a solar electric system or photovoltaic system is installed, construction costs shall not include the cost of any inverters or solar panels used in the installation of such system.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.3 was amended by Bill No. 110829 (approved December 21, 2011).
For items submitted to the department for approval, the fees shall be as set forth in Sections A-902.4.1 through A-902.4.3.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.4 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
For the examination of each set of preliminary drawings, specifications and computations:

    Tenant spaces, individual floors or buildings equal to or less than three stories: . . . . .$350

    Each additional story: . . . . .$75
For each application for approval of construction material or technique: $500 for the initial application and $150 dollars for each subsequent year where recurring information is required to be reviewed by the department.
For the review of revised drawings subsequent to issuance of the building permit, a fee of $20 per sheet shall be paid. The fee shall be based on the total number of sheets contained on one of the three sets of revised drawings submitted for review. The minimum fee for such approval is $75.

Exception: The fee for the review of revised drawings submitted for existing owner occupied one- or two-family dwellings, including those that contain a Family Day Care Home shall be $25.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.4.3 was amended by Bill No. 110844 (approved December 21, 2011), effective August 22, 2012.
For an appeal to the Board of Building Standards to request a variance, the fee schedule is as follows:

Note: For the purpose of calculating the fee for an appeal to the Board of Building Standards, a story shall be any level of floor area either at, above or below grade.

For existing one- or two-family dwellings, including those that contain a Family Day Care Home: . . . . .$50

For all buildings other than existing one- or two-family dwellings, the fee schedule is based on the building area affected by the refusal, as follows:

Less than five stories in height and less than 30,000 square feet aggregate floor area . . . . .$200

Five or more stories in height or more than 30,000 square feet aggregate floor area . . . . .$600

For special hearings before the Board of Building Standards . . . . .$1,700

UpCodes note: Section A-902.5 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
For items where the department issues certifications, the fees shall be as set forth in Section A-902.6.1 through A-902.6.5. These fees shall be paid at the time of filing the application.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.6 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
For the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy the fee schedule is as follows:

    As part of the Building Permit . . . . .No Fee

    Application for a "Certificate of Occupancy" only . . . . .$200

    Application for a "Temporary Certificate of Occupancy" for a permitted construction project . . . . .$300

    Application for a "Temporary Certificate of Occupancy" for a special event . . . . .$400
For the written certification of the location of a property in reference to flood prone areas, the fee shall be $50.
The fee for the examination of computations to verify maximum live loads specified in floor live load certificates shall be $100 for four stories or less plus $50 for each additional story.
Fees for the registration of special inspection agencies and special inspectors pursuant to the requirements of Section 9-1306 of the Code ("Special Inspection Agencies and Special Inspectors") shall be established by the Department by regulation.

UpCodes note: Section A-902.6.4 was amended by Bill No. 150472 (approved June 30, 2015).
For the review of plans for the initial issue of Lawful Occupancy signs when not part of plan review for building permit and/or Certificate of Occupancy, the fee shall be $150 per space.
Fees for permits and licenses related to activity regulated by the Electrical Code shall be as set forth in this Section. All application fees for licenses under this Section shall be credited toward the annual license fee if the license is issued.
The permit fee for electrical work shall be $25 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of estimated electrical construction costs. The minimum fee shall be $50. The maximum fee shall be $15,000. Except as provided in Section A-903.2.1, the construction costs shall be determined by inclusion of the following:
  1. All electrical equipment, conductors, conduit, etc.,
  2. All material,
  3. All labor,
  4. Overhead and profit.

UpCodes note: Section A-903.2 was amended by Bill No. 110533 which was approved on November 14, 2011.
For the purposes of this subsection, the terms "solar electric system" and "photovoltaic system" shall each mean the total components and subsystems that, in combination, convert solar energy into electrical energy suitable for connection to a utilization load.
For the purpose of calculating the electrical permit fee, the electrical construction costs for any project that includes installation of a solar electric or photovoltaic system shall not include the cost of any arrays or inverters used in the installation of such systems.
The license fee for an electrical inspection agency shall be $2,000, payable annually. In addition to the license fee there shall be a non-refundable initial application fee of $200.
The fees for obtaining and renewing a license as an electrical inspector shall be as follows:
  1. Non-refundable application fee: . . . . .$60
  2. Initial license and annual renewals: . . . . .$100
The fees for obtaining and renewing a license as an electrical contractor shall be as follows:
  1. Non-refundable application fee: . . . . . $60
  2. Initial license and annual renewals: . . . . . $160
The application fees are in addition to any fees charged by an agency which the department authorizes to administer the examination.

UpCodes note: Section A-903.5 was amended by Bill No. 080853 which was approved on December 8, 2008.
Fees for permits, licenses, appeals and services related to activity regulated by the Fire Code shall be as set forth in this Section. All application fees for licenses under this Section shall be credited toward the annual license fee if the license is issued.
The fee for an Operational Permit shall be based on the operations listed in Section F-105.6 of the Fire Code as follows:
  1. Cutting, welding and other open burning (not licensed pursuant to A-904.4) . . . . .$75 per property
  2. Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies (to include any required Lawful Occupancy Signs) . . . . .$100 per tent
  3. Use of explosives . . . . .$150 per event
  4. Sale of fireworks . . . . .$150 per property
The fee for an Assisted Operation Permit for fireworks and other pyrotechnic displays shall be $350 per event.
The annual fee for a Trade or Practice License shall be as follows:
  1. Fire Suppression Systems Contractor
    1. Non-refundable application fee of $100
    2. Annual license fee of $250
  2. Fire Alarm Systems Inspector
    1. Non-refundable application fee of $100
    2. Annual license fee of $225
  3. Welding or Cutting Operations
    1. Non-refundable application fee of $100
    2. Annual license fee of $100
  4. Wrecking and salvage yards, tire storage facilities, junk yards and waste material handling facilities
    1. Non-refundable application fee of $100
    2. Annual license fee of $300
  5. Repair garages and motor fuel dispensing facilities
    1. Non-refundable application fee of $100
    2. Annual license fee of $200
The fee for a Family Child Day Care Home License application and examination shall be $50.
The fees for services established by, or related to enforcement of the Fire Code shall be as follows:
  1. Appeal to the Board of Safety and Fire Prevention. . . . .$150 per building
  2. Lawful Occupancy Sign (See A-902.6.5 for initial issuance). . . . .$25 for replacement of a previously issued sign
  3. High-Rise Building Inspection Fee. . . . .$0.01 per square foot per year
  4. Regulated Facility (Tier II) Hazardous Chemical Fee . . . . .$75 per chemical per year
  5. Regulated Facility (Tier II) Emergency Planning Fee . . . . .$100 per year

UpCodes note: Section A-904.6 was amended by Bill No. 080853 (approved December 8, 2008) and Bill No. 090842 (approved January 13, 2010).
The annual fee for a Hazardous Material Handling License shall be as follows:

    Per building or yard . . . . . $200

UpCodes note: Section A-904.7 was amended by Bill No. 090842 (approved January 13, 2010).
Fees for permits and licenses issued by the department related to activity regulated by the Plumbing Code shall be as set forth in this Section.
For the purposes of this Section, the term "fixture" shall mean: A receptacle or device that is connected to a water supply system or discharges to a drainage system or both. Such receptacles or devices require a supply of water; or discharge liquid waste or liquid-borne solid waste; or require a supply of water and discharge waste to a drainage system.
The permit fee for plumbing work shall be as specified in Sections A-905.3.1 through A-905.3.4.

UpCodes note: Section A-905.3 was amended by Bill No. 020758 (approved January 31, 2003), and Bill No. 070821 (approved November 15, 2007).
The permit fee for construction of plumbing systems in new buildings or additions shall be $225 for the first seven fixtures plus $20 for each additional fixture, which permit shall authorize the installation of all plumbing for the new construction or addition, including area drains, roof drains, water distribution pipe, building or house drain, building sewer, building trap and lateral when presented as part of a single permit application.

Exceptions:
  1. The permit fee for the construction of plumbing in additions to a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $40 for the first seven fixtures plus $18 for each additional fixture, which permit shall authorize the installation of all plumbing for the addition.
  2. The permit fee for construction of plumbing systems that are not parts of structures containing fixtures, such as storm drainage systems, irrigation systems, and other similar systems not directly serving a structure shall be $225.
  3. The permit fee for new underground water distribution and drainage systems when submitted as a separate permit application shall be $200.
The permit fee for construction or reconstruction of plumbing in existing buildings shall be $150 for the first seven fixtures and $18 for each additional fixture. Such work shall not include replacement of water distribution, building or house drain, building sewer, lateral or building trap.

Exception: The fee for the first seven fixtures in a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $40 and for each additional fixture the fee shall be $18.
The permit fee for the replacement of water distribution pipe from the curb stop or wells to the interior of the building shall be $100.
For the repair or replacement of the existing individual plumbing items listed below, the fee shall be as follows:

    Water and/or waste lines, including stacks . . . . .$100 for each pipe repaired or replaced

    Exception: The fee for a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $30.

    House drains, traps and fresh air inlets . . . . .$60

    Area drains, storm drains and roof drains . . . . .$60

    Laterals . . . . .$75

    Water heater . . . . .$30

    Fixture replacement (no piping) . . . . .$60 for first seven fixtures plus $5 for each additional fixture

    Exception: The fee for a one- or two-family dwelling shall be $25.
Fees for licenses related to activity regulated by Chapter 9-3900 ("Property Licenses and Owner Accountability") shall be as set forth in this Section.

UpCodes note: Section A-906.1 was amended, Bill No. 140856 (approved December 19, 2014), effective July 1, 2015.
The annual license fee for a rental license issued under § 9-3902 shall be $55 for each dwelling or rooming unit with a maximum annual fee of $22,000 per dwelling

UpCodes note: Section A-906.2 was amended by Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
For two-family dwellings, the $55 license fee is waived for a dwelling unit occupied by an owner listed on the title deed to the property.
The maximum annual aggregate fee paid by an agency or authority in the business of providing low cost or public housing shall be $250,000.
The annual license fee for a vacant lot license issued under § 9-3904, for a vacant structure license issued under § 9-3905, or for a vacant waterfront structure license issued under § 9-3906, shall be $160.

UpCodes note: Section A-906.3 was amended, Bill No. 000712 (approved April 18, 2001),
Bill No. 020758 (approved January 31, 2003),
Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003),
Bill No. 080853 (approved December 8, 2008),
Bill No. 090842 (approved January 13, 2010),
Bill No. 100162 (approved July 29, 2010),
Bill No. 110084 (approved March 16, 2011), and
Bill No. 170167 (approved April 4, 2017), effective July 1, 2017.
The license for the proper number of units shall be obtained and the related fee paid not later than ten days following the vacating by an owner of a unit exempted by Section A-906.2.1.

UpCodes note: Section A-906.4 was amended by Bill No. 020758 (approved January 31, 2003), and Bill No. 030780 (approved December 31, 2003).
The fees to be paid under the requirements of Title 14 (relating to Zoning) shall be as set forth in this Section, except that:
  1. No permit fees shall be required of any person applying for a use registration permit for a family day care or group day care, as defined in Title 14; and
  2. No fee shall be required of any person filing an appeal to the Zoning Board of Adjustment, pursuant to § 14-303, from a decision of the Department of Licenses and Inspections denying a use registration permit for family day care or group day care, as defined in Title 14. Notwithstanding the foregoing exception, Zoning Board of Adjustment fees shall be required to be paid for accelerated hearings, administrative review and reposting of notices of hearing, pursuant to A-907.1.2.

UpCodes note: Section A-907.1 was amended, Bill No. 140944 (approved March 10, 2015).
The schedule of fees for permits that are issued pursuant to the requirements of Title 14 shall be as follows:
  1. Zoning Permits:

    New construction of one- or two-family dwelling . . . . .$150

    New construction of structure other than one- or two-family dwellings . . . . .$500

    Zoning revisions to lots containing existing one- or two-family dwellings . . . . .$40

    Zoning revisions to all other parcels equal to or less than 30,000 square feet . . . . .$200

    Zoning revisions to all other parcels greater than 30,000 square feet . . . . .$500

    Complete demolition of all structures on a parcel . . . . .$50
  2. Use Registration Permits:

    For each use in new construction and for each use change in an existing structure . . . . .$150
  3. Accessory sign permit . . . . .$200
  4. Non-accessory (outdoor advertising) sign permit . . . . .$315
  5. Preliminary zoning permit review or conditional zoning approval . . . . .$350
  6. Additional fee where floor area and height bonuses are applied pursuant to § 14-702 . . . . .$200 per bonus
The fees for matters that are taken before the Board pursuant to § 14-303 and regulations promulgated thereto shall be as follows:
  1. For properties containing an existing one- or two-family dwelling only . . . . .$125
  2. For any property not included in subsection (1) . . . . .$300
  3. For each accelerated hearing before the Board, in addition to the fee specified in (1) or (2) above . . . . .$750
  4. Fees under 1, 2, and 3 above are per property.
  5. The maximum accelerated hearing fee for simultaneous hearings resulting from multiple permit applications shall be $2,250.
  6. An accelerated hearing shall be scheduled by the Zoning Board at the first available date.
  7. To request a Zoning Board of Adjustment administrative review, as provided by Zoning Board regulations . . . . .$200
  8. For a reposting of notices of Zoning Board of Adjustment hearings . . . . .$65

UpCodes note: Section A-907.1.2 was amended by Bill No. 120897 (approved January 14, 2013).
The fees for the review or approval of documents by the Department that are required pursuant to local or state law shall be as follows:
  1. Certification of Zoning District Classification . . . . .$110
  2. Application for a "Certification Statement" required for transfer of real estate pursuant to Pennsylvania Act 652 of 1961 . . . . .$110
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