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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Guilderland 1-1-2012.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This resolution also superseded former Ch. A285, Fees, adopted 11-18-2008.
[Amended 12-7-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010; 2-7-2012; 9-5-2017 by Ord. No. 10-2017; 4-17-2018 by L.L. No. 3-2018; 5-21-2019 by L.L. No. 4-2019]
Chapter No./Section No./Type of Fee
Fee
Chapter 38, Department of Fire Prevention and Investigation
Single family home inspection
Included in building permit fee
Multiple-family dwelling inspection
$50 plus $2.50 per unit
Commercial space inspection (per business occupant, by square footage)
Less than 2,000 sf
$50
2,001 to 5,000 sf
$60
5,001 to 10,000 sf
$80
10,001 to 25,000 sf
$100
25,001 to 35,000 sf
$125
35,001 to 50,000 sf
$175
50,001 to 100,000 sf
$250
100,001 to 250,000 sf
$350
250,001 sf or greater
$500
Industrial and storage inspection (by square footage)
Per tenant, up to 5,000 sf
$50
Each additional 1,000 sf
$2.50
Public school fire inspection
$75 annual book
Public school structural inspection
$75 annual book
Private school inspection
$24 book
Public assembly inspection (by number of persons)
Up to 50
$50
51 to 300
$60
301 to 1,000
$80
1,001 to 1,500
$125
Over 1,500
$175
Family home day-care inspection
$50 plus $2.50 per unit
Adult day-care facilities inspection
$50 plus $2.50 per unit
Group family day-care home inspection
$50 plus $2.50 per unit
Hazardous materials fee rate for inspector or investigator
$150 per hour
Late fees
5%
Fire Training Center use fees (non-firefighting and emergency medical services)
Training classroom
$65 per day
Training grounds
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
$45 per hour
Nights and weekends
$60 per hour
Fireworks permit
$125
Chapter 66, Mynderse-Frederick House
Town residents (nonrefundable)
$50
Nonresidents (nonrefundable)
$100
Chapter 89, Records
§ 89-4
Photocopies not exceeding 8 1/2 x 14 inches
$0.25 per page
Other records
Actual reproduction costs
Chapter 113, Alarms
§ 113-4B
Annual fee for alarm supplier permits
$25
§ 113-4C
One-time application fee
$25
Chapter 120, Animals
Adoption of dog
$75
Senior rate
$35
Redemptions:
First contact
$20
Second contact (within calendar year)
$30
Third contact (within calendar year)
$40
Boarding/impoundment
$25 per day
Dog license: local fee
$9
Penalty for failure to license dog
$150
Guide, hearing, service dog, or police work dog
Local fee waived
Spayed/neutered dog
$10
Senior rate
$5
Nonspayed/nonneutered dog
$20
Senior rate
$10
Under 6 months/unaltered
$10
Chapter 127, Auctions
§ 127-3
Permit fee
$10
Chapter 135, Bingo
§ 135-4
License fee (per occasion)
$18.75
§ 135-14
Admission fee for any room/place in which games of chance are held
Not to exceed $1
Participation fee (all games played under the license)
Not to exceed $1 per opportunity
Chapter 140, Building Permits
§ 140-3 Building permit fees
Single-family and two-family dwellings (including garages):
New construction
Up to 1,500 sf
$600
Over 1,500 sf to 3,000 sf
$1,000
Over 3,000 sf to 4,500 sf
$1,250
Over 4,500 sf to 6,000 sf
$1,500
Over 6,000 sf to 7,500 sf
$1,750
Over 7,500 sf
$2,000
Alteration, addition, demolition, etc.
$50 for first $1,000 in cost, plus $8 per additional $1,000 or fraction
Commercial, multiple-family dwellings, mixed-use, and industrial buildings:
New construction
First 1,000 sf
$500
Over 1,000 sf
Plus $300 per additional 1,000 sf or fraction
Alteration, addition, demolition, etc.
$500 for first $1,000 in cost, plus $9 per additional $1,000 or fraction
Religious institutions, colleges, and not-for-profit organizations:
New construction
First 1,000 sf
$150
Over 1,000 sf
Plus $100 per additional 1,000 sf or fraction
Alteration, addition, demolition, etc.
$250 for first $1,000 in cost, plus $7 per additional $1,000 or fraction
Accessory structures, including decks, sheds, fences
$50 for first $1,000 in cost, plus $5 per additional $1,000 or fraction
Swimming pools:
Aboveground
Single- and two-family dwellings
$100
Others
$200
In-ground
Single- and two-family dwellings
$250
Others
$500
Change in tenancy
$150
Construction trailer and portable storage units
$100
Mall kiosk
$100
Solid-fuel-burning appliance
$50
Zoning confirmation letter:
Single- and two-family dwellings
$35
Multiple-family dwellings
$50
Commercial, mixed-use and industrial
$50
Wireless telecommunications:
New tower or extension of tower
$5,000
Other than new tower or extension
$2,500
Chapter 200, Motorcycles (ATVs)
§ 200-7C Registration of off-highway motorcycle
$5
Chapter 205, Noise
§ 205-11B(11) Special variance
$25
Chapter 216, Peddling and Soliciting
§ 216-5D
License application
$250
Additional employees
$25 each
Chapter 220, Property Maintenance
§ 220-3B
Registration fee (6 months)
$250
Renewal of registration
For properties abandoned for more than 6 months but less than 2 years
$500
For properties abandoned for more than 2 years but less than 3 years
$1,000
For properties abandoned for more than 3 years but less than 4 years
$1,500
For properties abandoned for more than 4 years, but less than 5 years
$2,000
For properties abandoned for more than 5 years
$2,500, plus an additional $500 for each year in excess of 5 years
§ 220-3E
Administrative fee
10% of escrow required under § 220-3D
Chapter 225, Sewers
§ 225-12
Residential sewer permit and inspection
$150
Duplex and commercial sewer permit and inspection
$200
Sewer tap (excavation by others)
$500
Core and seal (by others)
$150
§ 225-13
One-time hookup
Single-family residence
$2,085
Industrial and commercial
$2,085 plus $695 per 100 gpd usage
Chapter 236, Solid Waste
§ 236-9A
Resident license for rubbish/garbage collection
$50 each vehicle
Nonresident license for rubbish/garbage collection
$100 each vehicle
Chapter 241, Stormwater Management
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan review
1 acre or less disturbance
$200
Greater than 1 acre of disturbance
$500
Field inspection during construction
TDE charge if any
Stop-work order issuance
$250
Chapter 243, Streets and Sidewalks
§ 243-5
Block party permit application
$5
Chapter 247, Subdivision of Land
Lot line amendment
$100
Minor subdivision concept plan application
$150
Minor subdivision final plat plan hearing
$50 per lot
Major subdivision concept plan application
$500
Major subdivision preliminary plat plan hearing
$75 per lot
Fee in lieu of parkland reservation
See § 280-36
Chapter 272, Water
Underground sprinkler system inspection
Residential
$150
Commercial
$300
Residential and commercial subdivision connection (size in inches)
1 1/2
$175
2
$200
3
$300
4
$400
6
$600
8
$800
10
$1,000
12
$1,200
Meters actual cost (size in inches)
3/4
$260
1
$415
1 1/2
$695
Meters 2 inches or larger are to be furnished by the owner and satisfy Guilderland Water District specifications.
Road excavation, bore and tap shall be borne by permittee.
Reestablishment of water service
$30 minimum charge
§ 272-5H
Meter testing
$75
Service calls (nonemergency after work hours)
$100
Hydrant flow testing
$150
Frozen meter bottom replacement
Cost of replacement
Chapter 280, Zoning
§ 280-14C(11)
Special use permit: renewal
$25
Sign permit
Temporary banner or sign
$50
Replacement of sign face
$75
Permanent sign
$100
§ 280-36
Open space, parks, and parkland fees
Single-family, two-family, townhouse
$1,800 per dwelling unit
Multiple family
$500 per dwelling unit
Mixed-use dwelling
$500 per dwelling unit
Residential facility independent living
$300 per dwelling unit
Family apartment
$25 per annual inspection
Minor home occupation
No fee required
Keeping of chickens
See § 140-3, Building permit fees
Mining and excavation
$100 per acre
Small cell wireless facility
 
Application fee for up to five small cell wireless facilities
$600
Each additional small cell wireless facility beyond five
$100
Additional application fee for new pole (not a collocation)
$1,500
Annual fee per small cell wireless facility for right of way access or attachment to municipally owned structure in the right-of-way
$300
§ 280-51
Variances
Residential
$50
Nonresidential
$300
§ 280-52
Special use permit review
Residential
$75
Nonresidential
$300
§ 280-53
Site plan review
Residential
$50
Nonresidential
$300
§ 280-54
Interpretation
Residential
$75
Nonresidential
$300
§ 280-58
Amendment
$600
[Amended 9-16-2014; 12-16-2014; 12-20-2016 by L.L. No. 6-2016]
Type of Fee
Fee
Department of parks and recreation
Tawasentha Park
Entrance fee
Resident
Free with sticker
Nonresident
Weekdays
$10 per vehicle
Weekends and holidays
$20 per vehicle
Large passenger vehicle (10 + persons)
$30 per vehicle
Pool
Residents
Non-Residents
Adults
$3
$5
Seniors
Free
$1
Children 14 and under
$1
$3
Children under 5 years
Free
$1
Season pass (residents only)
Family
$100
Individual
$60
Swim lesson (residents only)
$10 per 2-week period
Cabana rental (resident only)
$25 per 2-hour slot
Rentals (must be reserved by resident)
Large pavilion
Residents
$150
Nonprofit groups
$150
Business/private groups
$210
Chalet
Residents
$125
Nonprofit groups
$125
Business/private groups
$175
Small pavilion
Residents
$100
Nonprofit groups
$100
Business private groups
$125
Picnic Areas (No. 1, 2 or 3)
Residents (limited to 25 persons)
$50
Special events (per number of participants)
Up to 250
$250
251 to 500
$500
501 to 999
$750
1,000 and up
$1,000
Carry-in-carry-out trash policy
Prepaid fee of $40 for park to remove
Summer recreational programs
Day camp
$150 per 2-week session+ $10 activity fee
Junior volunteer counselor
$50 per 2-week session
Nott Road Park
Field rental (per game)
Residents
$30
Nonprofit groups
$30
Leagues
$35
Business/private groups of 100+
$45
Use of lights
$55
Camp fee, per child (must be sponsored by a Town-approved Guilderland youth sports league)
$10
Tournaments, per field
$200 per day
Ballet Barn
$35 per hour (2 hour minimum)
Western Turnpike Golf Club (cross country skiing and snowshoeing)
Residents
Free
Ski, boot and pole rental (weekends)
$7 (pickup and return at Park's main office)
Snowshoe and pole rental (weekends)
$5 (pickup and return at Park's main office)
Transfer Station Department
Household kitchen garbage
Per Trip
Per Card of 10 Trips
Residents
$7
$65
Seniors
$6
$65
Active volunteer firefighters/EMS
$3
$25
Demolition materials, appliances and cleanouts
Residents
Up to 100 pounds
$5.75
Over 100 pounds
$115 per ton (pro rata)
Contractors and businesses
Up to 100 pounds
$6.25
Over 100 pounds
$125 per ton (pro rata)
20-pound propane tanks (actual cost to Town)
$3
Private use of weight scale
$5
Tire disposal
Passenger and light truck tires
$3
On rim
$5
Industrial and small to medium commercial
$7
Commercial 20 inches to 24 1/2 inches
$12
On rim
$17
Small solid tires
$22
Medium solid tires
$37
Large solid tires
$57
Other tires not listed
Per schedule at Transfer Station
Yard waste, business landscapers and tree services
Brush and yard waste
$70 per ton (pro rata)
100 pounds minimum
$3.50
Administrative fee to licensed garbage haulers
$0.50
Town Clerk
Marriage license
$40
Certified copies
$10
Certificate of residency
$1
Genealogical searches provided by Town Clerk
Per New York State fee schedule, with option to waive
Rezone application
$400
Copies of Town Code chapters
Chapter 280, Zoning
$20
Chapter 243, Article III, Street Specifications
$5
Chapter 247, Subdivision of Land
$5
Photocopy of Town documents (9 by 14 inches maximum)
$0.25 per page