Town of Coventry, RI
Kent County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Coventry 11-12-1991 by Ord. No. 9-91-0181 as Ch. 8, Art. I, Sec. 153-1, of the 1991 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 122-1 License fees.

[Amended 4-8-1996 by Ord. No. 3-96-0202; 8-17-1998 by Ord. No. 3-98-0213[1]]
The following fees shall be paid for Town licenses to engage in the indicated business or activity, and no person shall engage in any such business or activity without first paying such fee:
Type of License
Fee
Amusement device license, per machine
Until June 1, 1982
$5
After June 1, 1982
$10
Billiard and pool license:
Tables:
1-10, per table
$50
11+, per table
$100
Bingo license, per day
$5
Campground license
$200
Catering license, per truck
$100
Dance license:
Per day
$5
With Class B or Class D liquor license, per year
$50
Driving range license
$50
Exhibitions and performances
$100
Filling station license
$50
Gunpowder and small arms ammunition, license to deal in and possess
$2
Industrial waste disposal:
Disposal of industrial sludge, waste or sewage sludge:
Filing fee
$50
License to dispose of such material in a disposal area in the Town
$1,000
Operation of a disposal area:
Filing fee
$50
License to operate a disposal area
$1,000
Itinerant vendor's license
$350
Junk and secondhand goods dealer's license
For the keeper of a shop or storehouse for the reception of any junk, old metals or other secondhand articles, including flea markets, antique shops and the like
$25
For any foundryman or other person receiving junk or old metals for the purpose of melting the junk or old metals or converting the junk or old metals into castings
$5
For any gatherer of junk or secondhand articles in any bag, wagon or cart
$5
For any person establishing, operating or maintaining any automobile junkyard
$100
Kennel license
$25
Launderette license
$25
Liquor license:
Class A
$500
Class B
$1,000
Class B (limited)
$200
Class D
$400
Class D (limited)
$200
Class E
$10
Class F (one day)
$15
Class F1
$35
Miniature golf course license
$50
Mobile home license, temporary
$10
Mobile home park license:
First 100 mobile homes
$500
Each additional mobile home
$5
License application fee
$100
License renewal fee
$10
License transfer fee
$100
Movie theater license
$200
Outdoor bowling alley license, per alley
$25
Peddler's license:
Yearly
$100
Seasonal (90-day)
$50
Temporary (60-day)
$25
Daily
$10
Pistol, license to carry
$2
Pistols and revolvers, license to sell or display
$5
Private detective's license
$150
Sunday sales license
$50
Victualing license
$50
Yard sale license
$4
[1]
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).

§ 122-2 Other fees.

[Added 3-23-2009 by Ord. No. 03-09-273]
The following fees shall be charged by the Town of Coventry:
Location and Description
Fee
Chapter 97, Animals
Dog license
$5, plus an additional fee of $2 for each license, the fee to be used exclusively by the Town for enforcement of laws pertaining to animals
Impoundment, in any calendar year:
First impoundment
$10
Second impoundment
$15
Third impoundment and for each impoundment thereafter
$20
Chapter 102, Boats and Boating
Personal watercraft registration:
Residents of the Town of Coventry
$20
Nonresidents
$40
Chapter 104, Body Works Services
[Added 6-22-2015 by Ord. No. 04-15-302]
Body works personnel license and renewal
$60
Body works establishment license and renewal
$100
Chapter 106, Building Regulations
Filing of appeal
$25
Chapter 139, Housing, Affordable
Comprehensive permit:
Minor subdivision
$400
Major land development project
$500
Chapter 191, Sewers
Building sewer installation permit application fees:
Residential
$100
General business
$250
Industrial
$500
Sewer assessment fees:
Residential assessments:
Single-family homes, per housing unit
$6,600
Two-family (duplex) homes, per housing unit
$6,600
Multifamily homes, condominiums and apartments, per housing unit
$6,600
Mobile homes, per housing unit
$3,300
Nonresidential assessments:
Minimum assessment, per property
$6,600
Commercial properties (includes condominiums), per $1,000 property valuation
$55
Industrial properties (includes condominiums), per $1,000 property valuation
$55
Hospital, nursing and convalescent homes, per bed
$3,300
All other properties (includes public and quasi-public properties), per $1,000 property valuation
$55
Annual use charges:
Residential and nonresidential,: per 100 cubic feet based upon 80% of the water meter reading.
$1.55
Chapter 200, Soil Erosion and Sediment Control
Single-family subdivision (detached single-family dwelling on a single lot):
Review and certification fees:
1 lot
$100
2 lots
$180
3 lots
$240
4 - 8 lots
$340
9 - 15 lots
$450
16 - 25 lots
$550
26 - 50 lots
$650
51 plus lots
$750, plus $30 per lot for each lot over 100
Inspection fee
$100 per lot (maximum fee of $2,000)
Site plans (commercial, industrial, parking lots, pipelines, utilities, roads, public facilities, land grading, quarrying, mining, landfills and demolition) and multifamily (apartments, condominiums, townhouses, etc.):
Review and certification fees:
5,000 square feet - 1.9 acres
$240
2 - 5.9 acres
$340
6 - 10.9 acres
$450
11 - 20.9 acres
$550
21 - 50.9 acres
$650
51 - 75.9 acres
$1,000
76 plus acres
$1,000, plus $30 per acre for each lot over 76
Inspection fees:
5,000 square feet - one acre
$150
Each additional disturbed acre (rounded to the nearest full acre beyond the one acre)
$90 per acre
Chapter 204, Solid Waste
Permits for management activities and facilities:
Filing fee
$35
Permit fees:
For a permit for the storage, transportation, processing and disposal of solid waste by the generator thereof (self-management)
$100
For a permit for the collection of solid waste, per unit
$50
For a permit to locate and operate a transfer station
$200
For a permit to transport solid waste
$100
For a permit to locate and operate an incinerator
$300
For a permit to locate and operate a sanitary landfill
$500
For a permit to locate and operate facilities to recover materials or energy resources from solid waste
$300
Recycling container replacement fee
$5
Chapter 209, Streets and Sidewalks
Application fee for street or sidewalk excavation permit
$100
Annual license fee renewal for contractors
$100
Chapter 226, Trees
Permit and application fees to plant, cut, trim, prune or remove in whole or in part any shrub, ornamental or shade tree located at or near Town roads or in public places under the control of the Tree Warden:
For the first two trucks or two work crews employed by any person working in the Town, per day
$8
Additional fee assessed for each truck or work crew utilized in the Town beyond the first two trucks or two work crews, per day
$4
Chapter 242, Wells
Well permit fee
$100
Well certification fee, per well
$300