Town of Agawam, MA
Hampden County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Agawam as indicated in article histores. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Department — See Ch. 7.
Fire Department — See Ch. 27.
Board of Health — See Ch. 35.
Parks and Recreation Department — See Ch. 45.
Police — See Ch. 52.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 72.
Amusements — See Ch. 75.
Building construction — See Ch. 82.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 106.
Garbage, rubbish and refuse — See Ch. 109.
Junk and secondhand dealers — See Ch. 114.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 155.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 159.
Taxicabs — See Ch. 163.
Zoning — See Ch. 180.
[Adopted 3-19-1990 by TOR-90-20]

§ 103-1 Board of Appeals.

[Amended 9-7-2004 by TOR-2004-11]
Board of Appeals fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Filing fee:
Variance and specifications permit
$250.00
Special use permit exception
$250.00

§ 103-2 Assessor.

Assessor fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Map (8" x 14")
$3.00
Record cards
1.00
Current assessment letter
$3.00
Real estate excise inquiry
$5.00
Bank excise tax inquiry
$3.00
Registry legal reference inquiry
$3.00

§ 103-3 Building Department.

[Amended 7-9-1990 by TOR-90-35; 9-19-1990 by TOR-90-41; 4-14-2003 by TOR-2003-4; 12-9-2009 by TOR-2009-6]
A. 
Building Department fees shall be as follows. Whenever there is any uncertainty as to the classification, fee or fine of a building permit, the Building Official shall determine the classification, fee or fine within which it falls.
B. 
Electrical permits should be applied for prior to the start of work being done, but not later than five days after work commences. If this state requirement is not followed, a fee of $50, in addition to the regular fees listed below, will be charged.
C. 
All building, plumbing and gas permits must be applied for prior to the start of any work being done or a fee of $50, in addition to the regular fees listed below, will be charged.
Type
Fee
Residential buildings
One- and two-family:
$400.00
Additions and alterations, access structure, swimming pool
$75.00
Access building under 100 square feet, aboveground swimming pool
$30.00
Aboveground swimming pool with deck
$50.00
Multifamily:
All floors, excluding cellar, per square foot
$0.30
Minimum:
$300.00
Additions, alterations and accessory buildings, per square foot
$0.25
Minimum:
$150.00
Business and industrial buildings
All floors, excluding cellar, per square foot
$0.40
Minimum:
$300.00
Additions, alterations and accessory buildings, per square foot
$0.30
Minimum:
$200.00
Farm buildings
$50.00
Electrical
Single-family (less service)
$100.00
Two-family
$175.00
Multifamily; hotel; motel (per unit)
$80.00
Residential addition or alteration
$60.00
Appliance; aboveground pools, repairs and alarms (existing house); any other electrical permits requiring one inspection
$30.00
Inground pools
$55.00
Alarms, low-voltage, data and communication
$55.00
Service:
Up to 200 amps
$30.00
Over 200 amps
$75.00
Business and industrial (determined at permit issuance), minimum:
$200.00
Business and industrial additions and alterations (determined at permit issuance), minimum:
$100.00
Plumbing
Single-family, new
$100.00
Two-family, new
$175.00
Multifamily; hotel; motel (per unit)
$80.00
Residential additions and alterations
$60.00
Business; industrial; commercial:
Permit (includes one fixture or appliance)
$200.00
Per additional fixture or appliance
$5.00
Business; industrial; commercial additions and alterations
Permit (includes one fixture or appliance)
$100.00
Per additional fixture or appliance
$5.00
Gas permit
$55.00
All other plumbing or gas permits requiring one inspection
$30.00
Semidetached structures; additions and alterations (per unit)
$30.00
Miscellaneous
Woodstove, fireplace, roofing, siding, doors, windows, chimney, tents
$30.00
Signs, all sizes
$35.00
Demolition
$20.00

§ 103-4 Town Clerk.

[Amended 12-11-1990 by TOR-90-45; 9-3-1991 by TOR-91-8]
Town Clerk fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Amusement license:
Per year per machine per location
$40.00
Over 20 machines, per machine per year per location
$25.00
Weekly amusement, per year
$35.00
Class I dealers' license, per year
$100.00
Class II dealers' license, per year
$100.00
Class III dealers' license, per year
$100.00
Class IV license, per year
$100.00
Class V license, per year
$100.00
Junk dealers' license, per year
$20.00
Taxi license, per year
$20.00
Billiards/bowling license, per year
$100.00
Zoning bylaws book
$20.00
Town Code book
$120.00
Update service of Town Code
$25.00
Street listing book
$12.00
Farmer survey
$2.00
Rules and Regulations of Planning Board (subdivision control)
20.00
Agawam Farmlands (A Plan for Preservation)
$2.00
Auctioneer's 1-day permit
$15.00
Auctioneer's (auction house) annual permit
$100.00
Raffle permits
$10.00
Gasoline storage (own use):
Not more than:
1,000 gallons
$25.00
Renewal
$12.50
3,000 gallons
$30.00
Renewal
$15.00
5,000 gallons
$40.00
Renewal
$20.00
10,000 gallons
$55.00
Renewal
$27.50
More than:
10,000 gallons
$105.00
Renewal
$52.50
Gasoline storage (resale):
Not more than:
1,000 gallons
$25.00
Renewal
$12.50
5,000 gallons
$40.00
Renewal
$20.00
10,000 gallons
$60.00
Renewal
$30.00
Limit
30,000 gallons
$105.00
Renewal
$52.50
Amendment to birth records to legitimate
$10.00
Correcting errors in records:
Birth
$10.00
Marriage
$10.00
Death
$10.00
Furnishing certified copy of:
Birth
$5.00
Marriage
$5.00
Death
$5.00
Furnishing abstract copy of record of:
Birth
$5.00
Marriage
$5.00
Death
$5.00
Marriage intention notice certificate
$15.00
Business certificate other than real name
$15.00
Change in business certificate other than real name:
Change of residence
$5.00
Discontinuance, retirement or withdrawal
$5.00
Change of location of business
$5.00
Certified copy of business certificate other than real name
$5.00
Voter's identification card
$2.00
Uniform Commercial Code:
Financing statements
$10.00
Termination statements
$5.00
Amendment, continuance, statements, assignments
$10.00
Copy of any of above
$3.00
Certificate of Registration:
Optometry recording
$20.00
Certified copy of optometry registration recording
$20.00
Physician or osteopath recording
$20.00
Podiatry recording
$20.00
Examining records or papers relating to:
Birth
$5.00
Death
$5.00
Marriage
$5.00
Delayed record of birth
$10.00
Copy fee, per page
$0.25
Postage and handling
$0.50
Pole location fees:
Per petition
$50.00
Each additional street listed on petition
$10.00

§ 103-5 Conservation Commission.

[Amended 12-21-2009 by TOR-2009-7]
Conservation Commission fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Notice of intent:
Category 1 per activity
$55.00
Category 2 per activity
$250.00
Category 3 per activity
$525.00
Category 4 per activity
$725.00
Category 5 per activity, $2. per linear foot, not less than $50. nor more than $1,000.00
Determination of applicability
$50.00

§ 103-6 Data processing.

Data processing fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Voters labels (approximately 13,000 labels)
$448.50
Voter computer tape
$431.00
Mailing label, per label
$0.05
Mailing list, per name on list
$0.05
Street list (17 and over) computer tape
$650.00

§ 103-7 Fire Department.

[Amended 4-6-2015 by TOR-2015-3]
Fire Department fees shall be as follows:
Permits Required
Work/Activity
CMR/M.G.L./NFPA Section
Permit Fee
Inspection Fee
NFPA 1 Chapter 10 - General Requirements
Open burning - disposal of yard waste
310 CMR 7.07; NFPA 1 Section 10.11.4
$10 annually
Ceremonial bonfires
M.G.L. c. 111, § 142H and I; NFPA 1 Sections 10.11.4.1 and 10.11.4.2
$10
Use of candles, open flames, and portable cooking in assembly areas, dining areas of restaurants, and drinking establishments
NFPA 1 Section 10.11.1
$10 annually
Burning of Christmas trees
M.G.L. c. 111, § 142G; NFPA 1 Sections 1.12.8, 10.11.4 and 10.14
$20 plus fire standby detail as required
Use of torch or other flame or heat-producing device
NFPA 1 Section 10.11.9.1
$30 per week
Use of canine guards
NFPA 1 Section 10.22.1
$30 annually
Fumigation and insecticidal fogging
NFPA 1 Section 10.11.1
$30 per day
NFPA 1 Chapter 11 - Oil Burners and Fuel Oil
Installation or alteration of any fuel oil burning equipment
NFPA 1 Section 11.5.1.8; M.G.L. c. 148, §§ 10A, 23 and 24
$30
Installation or removal of fuel storage tank, aboveground
NFPA 1 Sections 11.5.1.10.5(6) and 11.5.10.5.1
$30 per tank
Installation or removal of fuel storage tank, underground, 0 - 1,500 gallons
NFPA 1 Sections 11.5.1.10.5(6) and 11.5.10.5.1
$30 per tank
$25
Installation or removal of fuel storage tank, underground, >1,500 gallons
NFPA 1 Sections 11.5.1.10.5(6) and 11.5.10.5.1
$50 per tank
$75
NFPA 1 Chapter 13 - Fire Protection Systems and Related Equipment
Residential sale or transfer of property, inspection of smoke/CO devices, 1 to 6 dwelling units
NFPA 1 Chapter 13; M.G.L. c. 148, §§ 26F and 26F1/2
$50 per dwelling unit, $150 maximum
Fee for reinspection due to noncompliance: permit fee x 0.5
Residential sale or transfer of property, inspection of smoke/CO devices, >6 dwelling units
NFPA 1 Chapter 13; M.G.L. c. 148, §§ 26F and 26F1/2
$50 per dwelling unit, $500 maximum
Fee for reinspection due to noncompliance: permit fee x 0.5
Installations of CO protection technical options
NFPA 1 Sections 13.7.1.4.9 and 13.13.2.13
$30
$25
Fire protection systems and related equipment
NFPA 1 Chapters 42 and 69
$30
$25
Replacement or disconnection of any fire protection system
NFPA 1 Chapters 13 and 50
$30
$25
NFPA 1 Chapter 16 - Safeguarding Construction, Alteration and Demolition Operations
Torch-applied roofing coverings
NFPA 1 Sections 10.11.9.1 and 16.6.1
$25 per day
Placement of tar kettle on roof
NFPA 1 Sections 10.11.9.1 and 16.7.1.2
$25 per day
Use of salamanders
NFPA 1 Section 16.1.1.1
$10 per day
NFPA 1 Chapter 19 - Combustible Waste, Refuse and Rubbish Containers
Rubbish containers (Dumpster) >6 cubic yards
NFPA 1 Section 19.1.1
$30 per container
NFPA 1 Chapter 20 - Occupancy Fire Safety
Unvented propane or natural-gas-fired space heaters
NFPA 1 Sections 20.2.4.5, 20.3.2.1, 20.8.2.6.1, 20.9.2.2.1, 20.10.2.1 and 20.11.2.1
$30 per device
NFPA 1 Chapter 23 - Cleanrooms
Use, storage, or handling of hazardous materials
NFPA 1 Section 23.3 and Chapters 60 through 75
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 24 - Dry Cleaning
Use, storage, or handling of hazardous materials
NFPA 1 Section 24.2 and Chapters 60 through 75
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 31 - Forest Products
Storage of mulch > 300 cubic yards
NFPA 1 Section 31.2
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 32 - Motion Picture and Television Production Studio Soundstages and Approved Production Facilities
For activities listed: 1. Use of pyrotechnic special effects [Section 65.3]
NFPA 1 Sections 32.4.2 and 32.5.2
$20 per day plus fire standby detail as required
2. Use of open flame [Section 65.4]
$20 per day plus fire standby detail as required
3. Welding and cutting [Chapter 41]
$30 per week
4. Storage and use of flammable or combustible liquids or gasses [Chapters 63 and 66]
$50 annually
5. Use of aircraft
$20 per day plus fire standby detail as required
6. Presence of motor vehicles within a building
$50 annually
7. Productions with live audience
$50 annually
$50 annually
8. Storage of liquefied petroleum gases [Section 69.1]
$50 annually
9. Use of fog and haze
$50 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 41 - Welding, Cutting and Other Hot Work
Cutting and welding operations
NFPA 1 Sections 41.1.5, 41.3.2.2, and 41.3.4
$30 per week
NFPA 1 Chapter 42 - Refueling (Gaseous Fuel Containers and Systems)
Installation or connection of
NFPA 1 Section 42.2.2.1
$50
$25
NFPA 1 Chapter 42 - Refueling (Cargo Tanks, Portable Tanks or Transfer Tanks)
Permitting and inspection of tanks
NFPA 1 Sections 42.2.2.1 and 1.12.8.25.3.4.1
$50 every 2 years
$25 every 2 years
Exemption certificate
NFPA 1 Sections 42.2.2.1 and 1.12.8.25.3.5.2
$30 annually
Unattended cargo, portable or transfer tank
NFPA 1 Sections 42.2.2.1 and 1.12.8.25.2.1
$10 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 43 - Spraying, Dipping, and Coating Using Flammable or Combustible Materials
Storage, use or handling of hazardous materials
NFPA 1 Chapters 60 through 75
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 45 - Combustible Fibers
For storing, handling of combustible fibers > 100 cubic feet
NFPA 1 Section 45.1.3
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 50 - Commercial Cooking Equipment
Installation or modification of fire extinguishing equipment
NFPA 1 Section 50.4.2
$50
$30
NFPA 1 Chapter 51 - Industrial Ovens and Furnaces
Installation and operation of an oven or furnace
NFPA 1 Section 51.1.2.1
$30 annually
$30 for inspection of installation or modification
NFPA 1 Chapter 60 - Hazardous Materials
Process or processing of any hazardous material in Category 2, 3, 4 and/or 5
NFPA 1 Section 60.8
$50 annually
$50 annually
Crop ripening or color processing
NFPA 1 Section 60.8.4. Where that process involves storage, handling and use of a flammable compressed gas (see Section 63.1.2). Where that process involves storage handling and use of combustible or flammable liquid (see Section 66.1.5)
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 61 - Aerosol Products
Storage > 500 pounds
NFPA 1 Section 61.1.2
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 63 - Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids
Storage of compressed gases inside or outside of building
NFPA 1 Section 63.1.2
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 65 - Explosives, Fireworks, Model Rocketry and Flame Effects
Conduct blasting operations
NFPA 1 Sections 65.9.2.1 and 65.9.2.2; M.G.L. c. 148, §§ 12 and 13
$50 plus fire standby detail as required
Storage and manufacturing of fireworks and explosives
NFPA 1 Section 65.9.2.1; M.G.L. c. 148 §§ 12 and 13
$50 annually
$50 annually
Vehicle carrying explosive materials left unattended and parked in an authorized area
NFPA 1 Section 65.9.2.1; M.G.L. c. 148, §§ 12 and 13
$50
$50
Storage in any magazine, building or structure
NFPA 1 Section 65.9.2.1
$50 annually
$50 annually
Supervision of the use of explosives, fireworks and cannon mortar
NFPA 1 Section 65.2.3
$50 plus fire standby detail as required
Storage of solid-propellant model rocket motors, reloading kits, or motor components > 50 pounds' net weight at a residence
NFPA 1 Section 65.6.1
$30
Storage of high-power model rocket motors, motor reloading kits, and pyrotechnic modules
NFPA 1 Section 65.8.2
$30 annually
$30 annually for commercial properties
Use of flame effects
NFPA 1 Sections 65.4.2 and 65.4.1.1
$30 annually
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 66 - Flammable and Combustible Liquids
To keep, store, manufacture, or handle flammables or combustible liquids < 500 gallons
NFPA 1 Section 66.1.5
$30 annually
To keep, store, manufacture, or handle flammables or combustible liquids 501 - 2,500 gallons
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$75 annually
To keep, store, manufacture, or handle flammables or combustible liquids > 2,500 gallons
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$150 annually
Installation, maintenance and storage of waste oil
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$30
Storage of alcohol-based hand rubs and preparations > 10 gallons
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$30 annually
Removal of underground piping
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$20
$30
Removal of underground tanks < 1,500 gallons and piping
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$30 per tank
$30
Removal of underground tanks 1,501 - 2,500 gallons and piping
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$30 per tank
$75
Removal of underground tanks 2,501 - 5,000 gallons and piping
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$50 per tank
$75
Removal of underground tanks > 5,000 gallons and piping
NFPA 1 Chapter 66
$50 per tank
$125
NFPA 1 Chapter 67 - Flammable Solids
Storage of flammable solids > 100 pounds
NFPA 1 Section 67.1.2
$30 annually
NFPA 1 Chapter 69 - Liquid Petroleum Gases and Liquefied Natural Gas
Installation or modification
NFPA 1 Sections 69.1.2 and 69.1.3.1
$25
$25
Keeping, removal, storage or use of LP gas > 42 pounds' aggregate capacity
NFPA 1 Sections 69.1.2 and 69.1.3.1
$25
$30 annual inspection for retail and commercial transfer operations only
NFPA 1 Chapter 1 - 1.12.8.5.1 - Quantities, Permits and/or License Thresholds
Keeping of small arms ammunition (private use), rim fire or center fire, > 10,000 rounds
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$30
Keeping of small arms shotgun ammunition (private use) > 5,000 rounds
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$30
Keeping of small arms ammunition primers (private or commercial use) > 1,000 caps
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$30
Keeping of smokeless propellants (private and commercial) > 16 pounds [Note: prohibited for persons under 18 years of age. No more than 2 pounds shall be stored in a multiple-family dwelling or a building of public access.]
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$30
Keeping of black powder (private and commercial) > 2 pounds [Note: prohibited for persons under 18 years of age.]
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$30
Explosive material classified as Division 1.1 - 1.6
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$50
Keeping of LP gas > 2,000 gallons in aggregate
NFPA 1 Section 1.12.8.50.2 and Table 1.12.8.50
$50
Other Miscellaneous Permits
Other miscellaneous permits not otherwise noted
As applicable
$30
Plan Review, Inspection Services and Fees Not Otherwise Noted
Activity
Fee
Quarterly inspections as required by code (i.e., nursing facilities, hotels, motels, theaters, elderly housing, group homes, inns)
$50 per quarterly inspection
Annual inspections as required by code (i.e., liquor licenses, certificates of inspection)
$50 per annual inspection
Commercial fire alarm system plan review - NFPA 1 Section 1.14
$0.05/square foot, $100 minimum
Residential fire alarm system plan review - NFPA 1 Section 1.14
$30
Sprinkler/suppression system plan review - NFPA 1 Section 1.14
$0.05/square foot, $100 minimum
Emergency Response Activities
Activity
Fee
Hazardous materials incident - M.G.L. c. 21E
First hour
$400
Each additional hour or part thereof:
Per aerial device
$250
Per engine company
$200
Per ambulance
$200
Per chemical truck
$200
Per brush truck
$150
Per tanker
$150
Per command vehicle
$100
Per rescue truck
$100
HAZMAT Unit per hour or part thereof
$600
Replace in kind all materials used for mitigation and control of incident

§ 103-7.1 Fire Department fee abatement.

[Added 4-6-2015 by TOR-2015-3]
If an individual is unable to pay fees listed in Chapter 103, § 103-7, the Fire Chief or his or her designee shall have the authority to assess the nature of financial hardship and abate all or a portion of the fees.

§ 103-8 Health Department.

Health Department fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Percolation tests, per lot
$60
Cabins; motels; trailers
$40
Septic installers
$40
Haulers of septic effluent, garbage, rubbish
$40
Piggeries
$40
Semipublic pools
$40
Food service
$50
Massage
$40
Funeral directo
$25
Burial permits
$10
Temporary food service, 1-day license
$25
Retail food service
$50
Riverside Park (1 license per entire park)
$300

§ 103-9 Library.

[Amended 10-18-2004 by TOR-2004-13]
Library fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Copier fee, per copy
$0.10
Lost card fee, per lost card
$1
Lost or damaged materials, list price
Replacement cost
Overdue fines, all items (exceptions noted below)
Videos/DVDs (per item)
$1
All other materials (per day)
$0.10
Maximum fines:
Videos/DVDs (per item)
$5
All other items (per item)
$3
Non-Massachusetts resident
Borrower's card for 2 years
$30
Computer floppy disks (per disk)
$1
Computer printouts
Black and white
   First 10 pages per day
No charge
   More than 10 pages (per page)
$0.10
   Color printout (per page)
$0.15

§ 103-10 Liquor Licensing Commission.

[Amended 11-19-2007 by TOR-2007-10]
Liquor Licensing Commission fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
All alcoholic licenses, one day
$50
Wine/malt licenses, one day
$50
All alcoholic innholder
$1,200
All alcoholic common victualer
$1,200
All alcoholic common victualer as a commercial club
$1,200
All alcoholic club
$650
All alcoholic package goods store
$1,000
All alcoholic druggist
$335
Wine/malt common victualer
$600
Wine/malt package goods store
$600
Special beer licenses
$100
Application fee
$100
License replacement
$100

§ 103-11 Parks and recreation.

[Amended 4-14-2003 by TOR-2003-3; 12-18-2006 by TOR-2006-16; 10-4-2010 by TOR-2010-6; 10-20-2014 by TOR-2014-8]
Parks and recreation fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Perry Lane Day Camp, per two-week session (Summer 2015, 2016 and 2017)
$195
Perry Lane Preschool Camp, per two-week session (Summer 2015, 2016 and 2017)
$130
Perry Lane Teen Camp, per two-week session (Summer 2015, 2016 and 2017)
$195
Perry Lane Park daily pool charge, per person
$1
Recreational swim, daily pool charge, per person
$1
Picnic charges, groups using pavilion, per user group
$50

§ 103-12 Perry Lane Nursery School.

[Amended 4-16-1991 by TOR-91-3; 6-3-1996 by TOR-96-4; 9-20-2000 by TOR-2000-10; 11-7-2001 by TOR-2001-5; 4-14-2003 by TOR-2003-3; 9-7-2004 by TOR-2004-10; 12-18-2008 by TOR-2006-15; 10-4-2010 by TOR-2010-7; 10-20-2014 by TOR-2014-7]
Perry Lane Nursery School fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Perry Lane Nursery (effective with 2015-2016 school year)
Two-day program, per month
$130
Three-day program, per month
$165
Four-day program, per month
$115

§ 103-13 Planning Board.

Planning Board fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Preliminary subdivision, plan submission (plus $5. per acre)
$25
Definitive subdivision plan submission (plus $60. per acre)
$150
Approval-not-required plans
$35

§ 103-14 Police Department.

[Amended 11-3-2004 by TOR-2004-15]
Police Department fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Pistol permit
$100
F.I.D. card
$100
F.I.D. mace permit
$25
Dealer/gunsmith, for three years
$100
Sale of ammunition, for three years
$100
Accident report, per report
$5
Incident report, per page
$1
Turkey shoot, per date
$2
Log entries, per page
$1
911 tape, per call
$10

§ 103-15 Department of Public Works.

Department of Public Works fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Road opening/driveway permit
$5
Pavement cuts, utilities
$20
Small-scale town maps
$0.75
Large-scale town maps
$1.50
Zoning Map
$1.50
Blueprint reproduction, per sheet or any part thereof
$5

§ 103-16 Weights and measures.

[Amended 9-7-2004 by TOR-2004-11]
Weights and measures fees shall be as follows:
Type
Fee
Balances and scales:
Over 10,000 pounds
$90.00
5,000 to 10,000 pounds
$45.00
1,000 to 5,000 pounds
$40.00
100 to 1,000 pounds
$35.00
More than 10 pounds but less than 100 pounds
$20.00
10 pounds or less
$20.00
Seasonal scales (farm stands)
$15.00
Weights, each:
Avoirdupois
$3.00
Metric
$3.00
Apothecary
$3.00
Troy
$3.00
Capacity measures, vehicle tanks:
Each indicator
$5.00
Each 100 gallons or fraction thereof
$2.00
Capacity Measures, liquid:
1 gallon or less
$1.00
More than 1 gallon
$2.00
Liquid measuring meters:
Inlet 1/2 inch or less, oil, grease
$5.00
Inlet more than 1/2 inch to 1 inch gasoline
$25.00
Inlet more than 1 inch:
Vehicle tank pump
$50.00
Unsealed out-of-town meters
$50.00
Vehicle tank gravity
$25.00
Bulk storage
$50.00
Company supplies prover
$35.00
Pumps, each stop on pump
$2.00
Other devices:
Taxi meters
$30.00
Odometer, hub odometer
$10.00
Leather measuring (semiannual)
$5.00
Fabric measuring
$5.00
Wire, rope, cordage
$5.00
Linear measures:
Yardsticks
$1.00
Tapes
$1.00
Miscellaneous:
Dry measures
$1.00
[Adopted 10-17-1988 by TOR-88-18]

§ 103-17 Establishment of fee.

[Amended 12-17-2001 by TOR-2001-6]
In accordance with MGL c.40 § 5 (21A), the Town hereby establishes a fee for transporting persons by the Agawam Town ambulances. Said fee shall be in accordance with those fees set by insurance standards or Medicare. The fees shall be used to defray the cost of maintenance and operation of such ambulances, including maturing debt and interest; and to pay for fire fighter/EMT salaries and benefits in accordance with Massachusetts General Laws c. 44 S. § 53E 1/2.

§ 103-18 Inability to pay.

If a town resident is uninsured or unable to pay said fee, an abatement of said fee shall be determined by the Fire Chief and/or a designee to be appointed by the Mayor.