Town of Eden, NY
Erie County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Eden 7-14-1993 by L.L. No. 2-1993, as last amended 7-8-1998 by L.L. No. 4-1998. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Fire prevention and building construction — See Ch. 110.
Mobile home parks — See Ch. 142.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 179.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 184.
Swimming pools — See Ch. 188.
Telecommunications facilities — See Ch. 197.
Zoning — See Ch. 225.
This chapter shall be known as the "Standard Schedule of Fees Law" of the Town of Eden, New York.
This chapter is to establish reasonable standards of procedure to protect the health, safety and welfare of the Town of Eden.
The Standard Schedule of Fees shall be as follows:
Any work started for which a permit is required but has not been issued
[Added 11-14-2001 by L.L. No. 8-2001]
$150
A. 
Residential permits.
[Amended 7-25-2001 by L.L. No. 6-2001; 11-14-2001 by L.L. No. 8-2001; 6-23-2004 by L.L. No. 4-2004; 9-12-2007 by L.L. No. 2-2007; 2-13-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
Detached one- and two-family dwellings:
$0.25 per square foot of construction, including attached garages, porches and decks
All other residential dwellings (apartments)
$0.20 per square foot of construction, including attached garages, porches and decks
Dwelling addition permit
$0.25 per square foot of construction
Accessory buildings, such as garages, barns and sheds
$0.25 per square foot of construction
Accessory structures, such as decks, porches, TV dishes, etc.
$75
Alterations and repairs
$100
Demolition
$0.10 per square foot
Fence
$50
Fireplace/stove permit
$50 (included with new dwelling building permit); certificate of compliance required
Swimming pool permit
$50 for aboveground pools
$150 or in-ground pools (includes fence permit)
Pond permit
$250 (includes site plan review)
Certificate of occupancy
No charge with unexpired building permit; $50 for expired permit or moving in without certificate of occupancy
Temporary certificate of occupancy
$50
Certificate of compliance
No charge with expired permit (for demolition, fences, swimming pools, etc., and accessory buildings)
Mobile home parks
$10 per mobile home lot for initial license and annual renewal thereafter
$100 per each new mobile home or replacement
Recreation Fees:
Major subdivisions
$750 per new dwelling unit, payable upon final subdivision approval per the Subdivision Law[1]
Minor subdivisions
$750 per new dwelling unit, payable upon building permit approval
Duplexes
$750 per new dwelling unit, payable upon approval of application
Multiple dwellings (conventional and townhouse)
$350 per new dwelling unit, payable upon approval of application
Cluster development
$525 per new dwelling unit, payable upon project approval
Mobile home park
$525 per new mobile home dwelling unit, payable upon project approval
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 184, Subdivision of Land.
B. 
Business/commercial permits.
[Amended 11-14-2001 by L.L. No. 8-2001; 6-23-2004 by L.L. No. 4-2004; 2-13-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
Business/commercial
$0.35 per square foot of construction
Additions
$0.35 per square foot of construction
Alterations/repairs
$150
Accessory structures
$0.30 per square foot of construction
Demolition
$0.10 per square foot construction
Agricultural structures
$0.02 per square foot; minimum of $50
Certificate of occupancy
No charge with unexpired permit; $50 for expired permit, site plan review or special permit approval
Sign permits
$75
Operating permits
$50
Special use permit or zoning amendment hearing
$200 (includes advertisement of legal notice by Town Board)
Temporary trailer permit
$25
Town Board special use permit renewal
$50 annually
Tower special permit
$5,000 plus reasonable costs of engineering and/or other consultant services required by the Town to assist it in reviewing and analyzing material and information submitted relative to the application
Tower colocation permit
$250 (includes antenna, equipment box, fencing)
Zoning Board of Appeals
$250 (includes advertising legal notice)
Planning Board
$125 (includes advertising legal notice)
Posters for notice
$5 each
Assessors search fee for special use permit hearings or Zoning Board hearings
$35 for General Business, Office Business, General Industrial, Local Business, Hamlet Residential and Suburban Residential Districts
$15 for all other zoned areas
Copies of maps
$0.50 for small maps; $1 for large maps
Police Department Fees:
Accident reports
$5 per report
Police reports
$5 per report
Photograph copies
$1 per photo
Transcripts
$20 plus $1 per page
Highway Department Fees:
Highway right-of-way permit
$50 plus costs for labor/inspections
Highway drainage enclosure permit
$20
C. 
Subdivision fees.
(1) 
Application and review fees.
[Amended 7-25-2001 by L.L. No. 6-2001; 2-13-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
Property splits application
$250
Minor subdivision:
Sketch plat
$250
Resubmission fee
$75
Final plat
$200
Resubmission fee
$ 50
Major subdivision without public improvements:
Sketch plat
$200 plus $5 per lot
Resubmissions
1/2 of total initial fee
Resubmissions
1/2 of total initial fee
Preliminary plat
$250 plus $10 per lot
Resubmission
1/2 of total initial fee
Final plat
$250
Resubmission
1/2 of total initial fee
Major subdivision with public improvements:
Sketch plat
$300 plus $15 per lot
Resubmission
1/2 of total initial fee
Preliminary plat
$300 plus $20 per lot
Resubmission
1/2 of total initial fee
Final plat
$350
Resubmission
$175
(2) 
Inspection fee for public improvements. The subdivider (developer) shall pay to the Town, at the time of application for a public improvement permit, a deposit for the inspection of all required public improvements, in accordance with the following schedule:
Construction Cost of Public Improvements
Inspection Fee
$0 to $10,000
8% of total construction cost
Over $10,000 to $100,000
$800 plus 6.0% over $10,000
Over $100,000
6.0% of total construction cost
(a) 
An additional fee of $50 shall be paid to the Town for administrative services.
(b) 
The inspection deposit shall be used to pay the Town's inspector or agent. Funds not used for this purpose shall be returned to the developer upon acceptance of the improvements.
(c) 
If the deposited amount is exceeded due to the project not proceeding expeditiously, being understaffed, utilization of inexperienced contractors, conditions beyond the control of the Town or its agent, then the developer must pay the outstanding inspection fee before the improvements may be accepted.
(d) 
The developer should note that additional inspection deposits may be required by outside agencies such as the Erie County Sewer District. The affected agency should be consulted to determine its costs.
D. 
Site plan review fees.
[Amended 12-11-2002 by L.L. No. 10-2002; 2-13-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
Site plan waiver fees
$150
Number of improved acres
0 to 2 acres
$250
2 to 5 acres
$400
Over 5 acres
$400 plus $50 for every acre over 5 acres
(1) 
Site plan review fees apply to all uses requiring site plan review.
(2) 
This review fee includes two submittals and shall be paid at the time of initial submittal. If the plans cannot be approved in the second submittal because they are incomplete or Town specifications are not being followed, 1/2 the review fee will be charged for each subsequent submittal.
(3) 
Any fraction of an acre will be rounded to the highest acre. For example, 3.2 acres would be considered four acres when determining review fees.
E. 
SEQR fees.
(1) 
SEQR reviews: reimbursement to the Town for any SEQR costs incurred. Estimates will be provided at the time of application.
F. 
Stormwater pollution prevention plans and site inspections fees.
[Added 8-27-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008]
(1) 
Single phase residential and commercial development projects.
(a) 
If design is in conformance with New York State Design Manuals:
Number of Acres
SWPPP Design Plan Review Fee
Construction Inspection Fee
Total
Less than 5 acres
$300
$500
$800
5 acres to 10 acres
$450
$700
$1,150
Over 10 acres
$450 plus $100 for each additional 5 acres or portion thereof
$700 plus $200 for each additional 5 acres or portion thereof
(b) 
If design is not in conformance with New York State Design Manuals:
Number of Acres
SWPPP Design Plan Review Fee
Construction Inspection Fee
Total
Less than 5 acres
$600
$500
$1,100
5 acres to 10 acres
$750
$700
$1,450
Over 10 acres
$750 plus $100 for each additional 5 acres or portion thereof
$700 plus $200 for each additional 5 acres or portion thereof
(2) 
Multiphase residential and commercial development projects.
(a) 
When the entire project is first being reviewed and approved by the municipality, use the single phase residential and commercial development project schedule above to determine an initial fee based on the entire acreage of the project to be developed in several phases.
(b) 
Add $500 for each subsequent phase after the first initial phase, to be collected at the beginning of the development of each subsequent phase. This additional $500 is to be used for construction inspection assuming that the SWPPP and design plans do not change.
NOTE: These fees are in addition to the existing site plan or subdivision review/application fee.
G. 
Dog licensing and dog control fees. The Town Board shall, by resolution, from time to time establish the schedule of fees it shall deem necessary and appropriate for the proper administration of its dog licensing and dog control program, and hereby authorizes the Town Clerk to collect and remit such fees consistent with the requirements of Article 7 of the Agriculture and Markets Law of the State of New York.
[Added 12-29-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2011]
H. 
Fire prevention and safety inspections.
[Added 1-8-2014 by L.L. No. 1-2014]
Type of Building
Fee
Public assembly buildings
$25
Buildings used as dormitories
$25
Multiple dwellings/nonresidential structures
$25