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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Middletown 12-7-2010.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: The Fee Schedule adopted by this resolution also superseded the Fee Schedule adopted 10-5-2010, prior to its inclusion in the Code.
A. 
Department of Public Works.
Code Section
Description
Fee
A500-9
Plumbing permit
$10 per fixture, minimum of $25
389-14
Sewer permit
[Amended 5-19-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015]
Residential or commercial
$300
Industrial
$400
389-45B
Connection by nonresident that doesn’t use City water to City sewage facilities outside corporate limits
[Added 5-19-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015]
Residential use
$5 minimum each quarter
Business and industrial use
$10 minimum each quarter
193-11
Building permit
$10 per $1,000 up to $500,000 (projects over $500,000 to pay inspection fee of 2%
306-2
Junkyard permit
$300 per year
193-11C
Demolition permit
$200
193-11
Move a building
$200
475-47
Certificate of occupancy (Ch. 193, Art. IX)
$100 ($25 if construction is under $10,000)
112-4J
Abstract search
$100
394-4A(4)
Sign permit
$50
425-5
Swimming pool permit
$50
112-4G
Housing inspection
$100
112-4G
Reinspection
$100
296-16
Rooming, lodging and multiple dwelling permit
$100 per building, plus $10 per unit
296-32A
Rental permit fee
$100 per rental unit
296-32B
Renewal fee
$100 per rental unit
Copy of fire report
$25
Public improvement inspection
$125 per hour, capped at 4% of estimated cost of such improvements
188-4
Remove weeds and vegetation
Single-family
$100 minimum
Two-family
$250 minimum
Business
$500 minimum
193-52
Sewer/water recreational charge
City of Middletown
$2,300 per dwelling unit (up to 12 fixtures per dwelling unit; for each fixture in excess of 12 fixtures per dwelling unit, an additional fee of $10 per fixture)
Outside the City of Middletown
$2,300 per unit, and the Common Council shall have the discretion to charge a higher fee.[1]
416-22B
Street-opening permit
Ditch-mobilization charge
$50 per ditch, $3 per square foot of opening up to 50 square feet of opening, additional square footage over 50 square feet will be charged at $2 per square foot.
Septage/leachate rates
[Amended 11-1-2016]
Taking rate to be set at $0.105 per gallon
Leachate taking rate to be set at $0.105 per gallon
$0.05 will be charged to large single contracts of 500,000 gallons and more per year $0.06 per gallon will be charged to others
Operating permit
$100, plus $50 for every 50 occupants over 150 occupants in a public assembly
Commercial garbage pickup monthly rates
2-yard Dumpster
$95
95-gallon trash can (or equivalent)
$32
Additional 95-gallon trash can (or equivalent)
$10
359-7E
Emergency standing water sworn statement
$100 minimum
166-8
Architectural Review Board job estimate
$10,000 or under
$10
$10,001 to $100,000
$25
$100,001 to $500,000
$50
$500,001 to $1,000,000
$75
$1,000,001 or higher
$100
193-53
Connection charge, nonresidential inside and outside the City
Based on the estimated consumption of water and sewer services as compared with the average water and sewer consumption of individual units. All determined by Treasurer and Commissioner of Public Works
Industrial pretreatment program
Categorical user over 500,000 gallons per year
Application fee $400; permit fee/annual renewal fee $1,200
Categorical user over 500,000 gallons per year
Application fee $400; permit fee/annual renewal fee $1,000
Categorical user over 25,000 gallons per year
Application fee $400; permit fee/annual renewal fee $1,000
Noncategorical user over 25,000 gallons per day
Application fee $400; permit fee/annual renewal fee $800
Food service establishments (including fast food): grease traps (each)
Application fee $300; permit fee/annual renewal fee $300
Service gas stations: oil water separators (each)
Application fee $300; permit fee/annual renewal fee $300
[1]
Editor's Note: The fee for wastewater discharge permits, which immediately followed this entry, was removed pursuant to L.L. No. 3-2015, adopted 5-19-2015.
B. 
Planning and Zoning fees.
[Amended 5-1-2018]
Code Section
Description
Fee
Subdivision
Minor, 2 to 3 lots
$250, plus $500 escrow, if required
Major, over 3 lots
$500, plus $100 per lot for each lot over 10 lots, and $1,000 escrow (to be replenished as required
Planning Board
Industrial, commercial, mixed use
$350, plus $100 for every 1,000 square feet, of building floor area over 2,000 square feet, plus $500 escrow if required (to be replenished as required)
Single- or two-family residential
$175
Multifamily residential
$550 plus $100 for every dwelling unit over 10 units, plus $500 escrow if required (to be replenished as required)
475-53N
Site plan of 500 units or more
$50 plus $50 for each multiple units of housing
Zoning Board of Appeals
Area variance
$150
Zoning interpretation
$150
Use variance
$400
475-51
Change of zoning
$250
C. 
City Clerk.
[Amended 12-21-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010; 4-16-2013; 8-3-2015; 11-2-2015; 2-4-2020]
Code Section
Description
Fee
A500-21
Plumbing license
$200 per each application and additional $200 if failed
A500-22
Duplicate of certificate
$50
A500-22
Certificate of record
$2; renewal shall be $200 before January 1 of each year; renewed after January 1 charge will be $250
412-5
Stationary engineer's license
$50;
$5 for certificate and statement showing previous experience
412-6
License or certificate without exam
$25;
$5 for certificate and statement showing previous experience
412-7
Renewal
$1
Electrical License
235-5A
Class A
$300
Renewal
$200
235-5B
Class B
$300; $750 per job for one-time-license
235-5C
Class C
$300
Renewal
$200
235-5D
Special License
$25
Renewal
$25
235-9B
Shelving of license
$100
Towing/storage fee
440-5
Unrestricted license fee
$150 for the first two vehicles and $25 per year for each additional vehicle
440-6A
Towing
$100 (6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
$130 (6:01 a.m. to 5:59 p.m.)
Winching and dolly work, maximum per vehicle/tow
$100
City administrative fee
$30
Dolly work, maximum per hour, per vehicle/tow
$75
Hazardous materials cleanup, maximum per hour, per vehicle/tow
$85
Removal of vehicle during recovery during unusual incidents where vehicle is located off roadway and requires more than standard tow work, per hour
$75
440-6B
Event towing fee, not to exceed
$125
440-7
Storage
$60/day (outside)
$75/day (inside)
Marriage license
$40
Copy of marriage license
$10
Copy of birth certificate
$10
Death certificate
$10
Copy of death certificate
$10
Genealogy search
$22
Collateral loan broker
$200 with $10,000 bond
Going-out-of-business-sale permit
$500; $50 renewal for one month only
161-1
Dog license
Spayed female or neutered male
$11 (includes state-mandated surcharge of $1)
Unspayed female or unneutered male
$23 (includes state-mandated surcharge of $3)
For puppies under four months
$10
353-13H
Street vendor
$100
475-28C(3)
Sidewalk cafe permit
$50
433-7B
Temporary taxi license fee
$50
433-9A
Taxi license fee
$100
433-9A
Renewal
$100
439-9C
Duplicate or copy of lost license
$10
433-14B
Taxi transfer license fee
$500, no transfer in the month of March
433-14C
Transfer and reinspection fee
$250, after passing inspection
433-14E
Medical transport taxicab license
$300
433-15
License fee for vehicles
$500
433-24A
Return of medallion, license and permit
$200 deposit
433-24B
Reissuance of medallion replacement fee
$100
182-16
Bingo and games of chance license fee
$25
182-13
Additional fee
5% of net proceeds
Entertainment Fees
240-1A
Circus or exhibition
$50 for first performance ($25 for each additional performance)
240-1B
Temporary, exhibition
$25 per day or $50 per week
240-1C
Theatrical representation, concert, lecture
$5 per performance
240-1D
Theaters and halls
500 persons or more
$200
Per month
$25
Per week
$10
Less than 500 not more than 150
$100
Less than 150 and more than 50
$20
275-4
Astrology and phrenology fee
$50
353-5
Solicitor's license
Annual fee
$250
Semiannual fee
$150
Replacement fee
$75
Badge fee
$20
475-6
Zoning Map
$15
384-4
Yard sale
$10 (limit 2 per year)
D. 
Miscellaneous Fees.
[Amended 11-2-2015]
Code Section
Description
Fee
112-4L
Tax search
$75
112-4M
Recording fee
$150
152-4
Fire alarm hookup fee
$150
152-13
Police alarm business license fee
$75
152-23
Alarm hookup fee
Residential
$75
Commercial
$125
Annual maintenance fee
Residential
$50
Commercial
$100
171-2
Auction license fee
$100 per auction
367-4
Public transportation application fee
$50
367-7
Additional vehicle fee
$50
209-4
Cable TV permit
$50
E. 
Economic Development Fees (§ 230-7).
Code Section
Description
Fee
230-7A
CDBG small business loan application fee
Loans under $12,500
$25
Loans from $12,500 to $25,000
$50
230-7B
SBA (Small Business Administration)
Loans under $100,000
$75
Loans between $100,000 and $250,000
$100
Loans in excess of $250,000
$150
230-7C
JDA (New York Job Development Authority)
Loans under $100,000
$75
Loans from $100,000 to $250,000
$100
Loans over $250,000
$150
230-7D
UDAG (Urban Development Action Grant)
Under $250,000
$150
Between $250,000 and $500,000
$250
Over $500,000
$350
230-7E
Bond issues
Under $500,000
$250
Over $500,000
$350
230-7F
CDBG rental rehabilitation applications
$10
230-7H
Other resource programs
Under $100,000
$75
From $100,000 to $250,000
$100
From $250,000 to $500,000
$150
From $500,000 and up
$350
F. 
Parks and Recreation fees.
[Amended 2-28-2011; 10-16-2012; 2-5-2013; 8-20-2013; 12-2-2014; 4-7-2015; 12-1-2015; 2-2-2016; 11-6-2017]
Programs/Facility Usage
Resident Fee
Nonresident Fee
Standard Fees
Programs
Preschool 3-year-olds*
$120/month
$140/month
Preschool 4-year-olds*
$120/month
$140/month
Tennis clinics/adults
$60
$80
Tennis clinics/children
$40
$60
Sports camp/5-day session*
$90
$110
Sports camp/4-day session*
$80
$100
Sports camp latch key/5-day session
$40
Sports camp latch key/4-day session
$32
Cheerleading camp*
$75
$95
Little People Playtime/4-day session*
$65
$85
Little People Playtime/5-day session*
$75
$95
Counselor in Training Program/4-day session*
$65
$85
Counselor in Training Program/5-day session*
$75
$95
Spring break program*
$90
$110
Winter break program*
$90
$110
After school sports academy
There will be 3 sessions based on school district sport season
There will be no program on 1/2 days of school, snow days or holidays
Cost breakdown will be $6 per day
Youth basketball/clinic*
$40
$60
All dance classes
$40
$60
Cheerleading clinic
$40
$60
Lacrosse clinic
$40
$60
Volleyball clinic
$40
$60
Security deposits for pavilions and park property. Deposit will be returned if:
$100
All garbage is in or bagged around garbage receptacles
No damage to property
All signage, tablecloths and decorations removed from park property
Ben and Paula Amchir Park
Amchir pavilion rentals
$45
$67.50
Fancher-Davidge Park Pavillion rentals
Small shelter
$45
$67.50
Lion's shelter
$70
$105
Shelter No. 1
$120
$180
Shelter No. 2
$120
$180
Shelter No. 1 and No. 2
$170
$255
Maple Hill Park Pavilion Rentals
Maple Hill Pavilion No. 1
$70
$105
Maple Hill Pavilion No. 2
$70
$105
Kiwanis Pavilion
$70
$105
Swimming pools, children
$1/day
$23/month
Swimming pools, adult
$3/day
$60/month
Swimming lessons*
$40
$60
Program refunds
$15 administrative fee
Travel team field usage, per day per field
$50
$100
Tournament field usage, per day per field
$150
$300
Adult league field usage, per month per field
$150
$300
City park property usage, per day
$150
$300
Gym and conference room fee, per hour
$25
$50
PA system set-up
$25
*Late fees:
Late registration fee, per session: $20
Late pickup fee (10+ minutes late), per incident (two-incident maximum): $25