Town/Village of Mount Kisco, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Mount Kisco 7-19-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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Editor's Note: Sections of this chapter are numbered to match the chapters of the Code to which they are referenced. For example, § A112-51 refers to Chapter 51, Building Construction.
[Amended 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
A. 
Fees for general and miscellaneous permits and services shall be:
Permit or Service
Fee
Byrarn Lake boating or fishing permit
$5.00 per year
Document copying
$0.25 per page
File search and copy (such as C.O., C of C. predate letters, violations)
$20.00 per item
Photographs (prints of official photographs of accidents, violations, etc.)
$10.00 per each
Additional copies of same
$2.00 per each
Noncriminal fingerprint card
$5.00
Pistol permit application
$75.00
Filing of site plan before Planning Board
$100.00
B. 
Architectural Review Board (ARB).
Permit
Fee
Sign applications
$100
Residential minor additions/ alterations (projects under $5,000)
$25
Residential major additions/ alterations (projects exceeding $5,000)
$100
Residential new construction
$150
Commercial additions/ alterations
$200
Commercial new construction
$250
Fees for special police services provided to business shall be:
Service
Fee
(per 1/2 hour)
For those items mentioned in § 27-2A
$18
For other services as approved by the
Not less than
Chief of Police
$18 nor more than $25
[Amended 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
Fees for filings before the Zoning Board of Appeals shall be:
Filing
Fee
Application for a zoning variance
$100
Other appeals
$0
Single-family application
$130
Two- to four-family dwelling application
$250
Commercial and multifamily exceeding four dwellings
$500
Zoning Code interpretations
$0
A. 
License and permit fees for alarm system installers and users shall be:
License or Permit
Fee
Installer's license
$25 per year
Late renewal
$50
User's permit
$10 per year
Late renewal
$20
B. 
Charges for false alarms shall be:
[Amended 10-4-2004 by L.L. No. 3-2004]
Number of False Alarms Within Calendar Year
Fee
First
$0
Second
$100
Third
$200
Fourth and subsequent
$500
[Amended 8-30-1982; 4-9-2007 by L.L. No. 1-2007]
A. 
License and application fees shall be:
License or Application
Fee
Application
$50
Place of amusement license
150 per year, with an additional annual fee for amusement arcades of $15 per machine in excess of 3
B. 
Insurance.
Type of Insurance
Amount of Coverage
(per occurrence)
Bodily injury liability
$2,000,000.00
For locations licensed solely as amusement device arcades
$1,000,000.00
Property damage liability
$100,000.00
Licenses fees for the game of bingo shall be $10 per event.
[Amended 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
Building construction fees shall be:
Type of Permit/Approval
Fee
Building permit
Filing fee (per submission)
$100
Permit fee
$10/thousand dollars (of project value), including building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and site work, to the next even thousand dollars
Work started without a permit
Triple original cost
Plumbing permit
$50, plus $10 per fixture over 5 fixtures
Plumbing Fee where work started prior to obtaining permit
Triple original cost
Gas test (Blue Card for Con Ed)
$50 for first 3 appliances ($10 for each fixture thereafter)
Gas test fee where work started prior to obtaining permit
Triple original cost
Certificate of occupancy (same for temporary certificate of occupancy)
$50 or 1/10 of 1% of project value, whichever is greater (see above) as attested to by Project R.A. and/or P.E.
C.O. fee where work started prior to obtaining permit
Triple original cost
[Added 11-18-1985 by L.L. No. 1-1985]
License application fees:
A. 
Processing fee: $250.
B. 
Site restoration deposit: $1,000.
[Amended 2-27-2017]
A. 
The fee for an annual license for a neutered/spayed dog shall be $10.
B. 
The fee for an annual license for an unneutered/unspayed dog shall be $18.
C. 
The fee for an annual license for a neutered/spayed dog for a resident more than 60 years old shall be $3.
D. 
The fee for an annual license for an unneutered/unspayed dog for a resident more than 60 years old shall be $6.
E. 
The fee for a three-year license for a neutered/spayed dog shall be $30.
F. 
The fee for a three-year license for an unneutered/unspayed dog shall be $54.
G. 
The fee for a three-year license for a neutered/spayed dog for a resident more than 60 years old shall be $9.
H. 
The fee for a three-year license for an unneutered/unspayed dog for a resident more than 60 years old shall be $18.
Fees and bonds for dry-cleaning establishments shall be as follows:
A. 
The license fee for each machine shall be $25 per year.
B. 
Bond. A bond shall be posted in the amount and form approved by the Village Attorney.
Electrician license fees shall be:
Licensing Procedure
Fee
Examination
$25.00
License
$25.00
Late renewal
$50.00
The permit fee for an excavation shall be $25.
The license fee for games of chance shall be $50 plus 5% of the net proceeds.
The permit fee for an auction shall be $25.
Fees and bonds for peddling and soliciting shall be as follows:
A. 
License fee: $100.
B. 
Bond. A bond shall be posted in the amount and form approved by the Village Attorney.
A. 
Plumber's license fees shall be:
License Procedure
Fee
Examination
$25.00
License
$25.00 per year
Late renewal
$50.00
B. 
Bond. A bond shall be posted in the amount and form approved by the Village Attorney.
[Added 10-24-2014 by L.L. No. 4-2014]
Fees and bonds for private towing and booting shall be set by resolution of the Village Board of Trustees as follows:
A. 
License fee: $500.
B. 
Bond: A bond shall be posted in the amount and form approved by the Village Attorney.
C. 
Signage application fee: as per Village Sign Ordinance.[1]
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Editor's Note: See Ch. 89, Signs.
D. 
Towing fee per § 86-3F and booting fee per § 86-4A to be determined by resolution of the Village Board of Trustees.
A. 
Permit fees shall be as follows:
Type of Permit
Fee
Sign of any size
$15.00
B. 
Bond. A bond shall be posted in the amount and form approved by the Village Attorney.
Permit fees shall be as follows:
Type of Permit
Fee
Annual fee for license or replacement license to solicit employees
$25.00
Renewal license to solicit employees
$25.00
Transfer permit for motor vehicle
$10.00
The license fees for sound trucks shall be $5 per day.
Permit fees, insurance coverage and bonds for streets and sidewalks shall be:
A. 
Permit fees.
[Amended 7-15-1991 by L.L No. 8-1991; 9-20-1993 by L.L. No. 8-1993]
Type of Permit
Fee
Street opening
$20.00, plus $1.00 per linear foot over 20 feet
Curb cut
$20.00
Vault under sidewalk
$50.00
Release of impounded shopping cart
$10.00
Sidewalk display
$100.00
Outdoor dining area or sidewalk cafe
$100.00, plus $3.00 per square foot
B. 
Insurance. Insurance shall be provided in the amount and form as approved by the Village Attorney.
C. 
Public service corporation bonds. Public service corporations shall post bonds in the amount and form as approved by the Village Attorney.
[Added 5-22-1989 by L.L. No. 5-1989; amended 8-3-1992 by L.L. No. 4-1992; 8-3-1992 by L.L. No. 6-1992; 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
Fees for subdivision of land shall be as follows:
A. 
Application for subdivision approval.
(1) 
Conceptual review: $400.
(2) 
Preliminary or final plat approval: $750, plus $500 for each newly created lot.
B. 
Required planning escrow deposit.
(1) 
Subdivision, number of proposed lots, initial deposit:
(a) 
Five or fewer: $5,000.
(b) 
Six to 20: $10,000.
(c) 
Twenty-one to 40: $25,000.
(2) 
Site plans, special permits, initial deposit:
(a) 
Minor site plan:* $2,500.
(b) 
Major site plan:* $5,000.
(c) 
Special permit: $5,000.
(d) 
Code amendment: $10,000 an acre, with a minimum payment of not less than $10,000.
(e) 
Area site plan: $20,000.
(3) 
Fee in lieu of parking for CB1, CB2 and OD Districts: $12,000.
[Amended 4-29-2019 by L.L. No. 1-2019]
NOTES:
*"Minor site plan" is defined as a project whose total costs are less than 10% of the property's market value as listed on the most recent final Village Assessment Roll.
**Major site plan" is defined as a project whose total costs are more than 10% of the property's market value as listed on the most recent final Village Assessment Roll.
C. 
Recreation/Parkland fee, per proposed lot: $7,500.
[Amended 12-5-2005 by L.L. No. 8-2005; 4-24-2006 by L.L. No. 1-2006]
Fees for taxicabs and drivers shall be:
License or permit
Fee
(per year)
Driver's license
$200
Taxicab license
$350
Replacement of lost, stolen or amended license
$50
[Added 1-23-1989 by L.L. No. 2-1989]
Permit fees shall be as follows:
A. 
Permit to plant in public place: $5.
B. 
Permit for removal or alteration of tree: $15.
Motor vehicle fees shall be:
A. 
Parking meter fees: not to exceed $0.25 per 1/2 hour.
B. 
Towing of impounded vehicles: not to exceed $75.
C. 
Storage of impounded vehicles: $10 per day.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former Subsection D, regarding parking fee-in-lieu, added 4-24-1984 by L.L. No. 2-1984, which subsection immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 10-20-1997 by L.L. No. 6-1997.
Former § A112-103, Metered water and sewer service, added 6-21-1983 by L.L. No. 3-1983, which followed thereafter, was repealed 7-8-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002.
[Added 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
A. 
Water fees.
Type of Use
Fee
Single-family residential
$1,000, plus $500 for each bedroom in excess of 3
Two- and three-family Residential
$1,500 per dwelling unit, plus $500 for each bedroom per dwelling unit in excess of 2
Multifamily residential
$1,500 per dwelling unit, plus $500 for each bedroom per dwelling unit in excess of 2
Medical/Dental offices
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
All other offices
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Restaurants, bars and cocktail lounges
$3,500 per thousand square feet of patron and kitchen area or part thereof
Laundromats and cleaning establishments
$2,000 per on-premises washing machine
Other retail uses
$650 per thousand square feet or part thereof; $1,000 minimum
Hospitals, clinics and nursing homes
$1,300 per patient bed
Hotels, motels and rooming houses
$1,300 per room, plus fee above provided for any restaurant, bar or cocktail lounge area, plus $750 per thousand square feet or part thereof of banquet and conference areas
Industrial, utilizing unrecycled water, commercial car washes
$4,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Other industrial, warehouse and wholesale uses
$700 per thousand square feet or part thereof (footprint)
Uses not otherwise specified above
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Water service charges (includes meter re-read after first N/C meter testing, and markouts)
$100 per man hour or part thereof during normal hours; $300 minimum after hours and on Saturday; $450 minimum Sunday and holidays
Water shut off/on during normal hours. Any other time overtime charges apply.
$50 each water turn on and off during normal hours
Hydrant usage permit
$200 per day or part thereof, with a $500 deposit
All labor and materials will be billed to the owner when taps of 2" or less are made. The Village will not be responsible for taps greater in size than 2".
B. 
Sewer fees.
Type of Use
Fee
Single-family residential
$1,000, plus $500 for each bedroom in excess of 3
Two- and three-family residential
$1,500 per dwelling unit, plus $500 for each bedroom per dwelling unit in excess of 2
Multifamily residential
$1,500 per dwelling unit, plus $500 for each bedroom per dwelling unit in excess of 2
Medical/Dental offices
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
All other offices
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Restaurants, bars and cocktail lounges
$3,500 per thousand square feet of patron and kitchen area or part thereof
Laundromats and cleaning establishments
$2,000 per on-premises washing machine
Other retail uses
$650 per thousand square feet or part thereof; $1,000 minimum
Hospitals, clinics and nursing homes
$1,300 per patient bed
Hotels, motels and rooming houses
$1,300 per room, plus fee above provided for any restaurant, bar or cocktail lounge area, plus $750 per thousand square feet or part thereof of banquet and conference areas
Industrial, utilizing unrecycled water, commercial car washes
$4,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Other industrial, warehouse and wholesale uses
$700 per thousand square feet or part thereof (footprint)
Uses not otherwise specified above
$1,000 per thousand square feet or part thereof
Sewer backups, when the lateral backs up and has nothing to do with the sewer main
$100 per man hour or part thereof during normal hours; $300 minimum after hours and on Saturday; $450 minimum Sunday and holidays
Special note to the homeowner. The plumber is responsible for the saddle and tap installation and materials.
[Amended 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
Permit fees for wetlands and drainage projects shall be:
Value of Project
Fee
Under $10,000
$500
Over $10,000
$1,000
[Added 11-16-1987 by L.L. No. 12-1987;[1] amended 5-22-1989 by L.L. No. 5-1989]
Fees for zoning and planning shall be as follows:
A. 
Payment in lieu of required parking: $10,000 per space.
B. 
Site plans.
(1) 
Conceptual review: $100.
(2) 
Application for residential site plan approval: $300.
(3) 
Application for commercial site plan approval: $300, plus $50 per required parking space.
(4) 
Change of use permit application fee: $500, plus $75 per required parking space existing and/or proposed or $100 per proposed dwelling unit. Note: The fee per parking space refers to the number of parking spaces required for the use proposed (major site plans only) and is required whether the spaces currently exist or are being proposed. This fee is paid with the initial application fee.
[Added 4-4-2005 by L.L. No. 4-2005]
C. 
Deposit for cost of review.
[Added 8-3-1992 by L.L. No. 4-1992]
Proposed Action
A
Initial
Deposit
B
Depleted
to:
C
Further
Deposit:
Minor site plan
$1,000.00
$500.00
$500.00
Other site plan
$5,000.00
$1, 500.00
$3, 500.00
Special permit
$5,000.00
$1, 000.00
$3, 500.00
Code amendment
$10,000.00
$2, 000.00
$8, 000.00
Area site plan
$10,000.00
$2, 000.00
$8, 000.00
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Editor's Note: This ordinance originally adopted this section as § A112-84, but the section designation was changed to § A112-110 to conform to the numbering system of this chapter.