City of Parkville, MO
Platte County
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[Ord. No. 2286 §1, 9-19-2006; Ord. No. 2769 §4, 8-5-2014]
The Board of Aldermen may, by resolution, adopt or amend, from time to time, a Schedule of Fees. The Schedule of Fees shall have the power of law and shall be kept on file in the City Clerk's office for public inspection.
[Ord. No. 2745 §1, 5-6-2014; Ord. No. 2785 §§1 — 2, 11-18-2014]
A. 
A convenience fee may be added to the cost of any item, fee, license, or permit that is purchased from the City via a credit or debit card.
B. 
The convenience fee shall be based on the cost of the processing fees and the fixed monthly account costs that are required to be paid by the City to provide the credit and debit card processing service.
C. 
The convenience fees are set forth in the Schedule of Fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code.
D. 
Convenience fees will not be applied to payments of sewer utility service charges pursuant to Section 703.040.
E. 
Convenience fees will not be applied to payments of municipal court charges.
[Ord. No. 2892 § 3, 3-21-2017]
A. 
Unless otherwise provided by Title IV, Development Code, zoning, planning, sign, development plan, site plan, conditional use filing and permit fees shall be set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code.
B. 
The terms minor changes in use, minor exterior modifications to an existing building, or minor modifications to a previously approved plan shall be defined as follows:
MINOR CHANGE IN USE
A change from a current approved use to another approved use that the Community Development Director determines is minor in nature and does not alter the intent or conditions of approval of the current use and does not require additional parking, exterior building changes or site changes to accommodate said use.
MINOR EXTERIOR MODIFICATION TO AN EXISTING BUILDING
Exterior modification to an existing building that the Community Development Director determines is minor in nature and consistent with the intent or conditions of any applicable prior approval, can meet all applicable City Codes, and does not alter more than twenty-five percent (25%) of any given facade.
MINOR MODIFICATION TO A SITE REQUIRING A PLAN
Modifications, including changes in landscaping, lot configuration, setback, building location, site amenities, circulation or similar details that the Community Development Director determines is minor in nature and consistent with the intent or conditions of any applicable prior approval, can meet all applicable City Codes, and does not require engineering review and approval.
C. 
Where applicable, the fee shall include the expense of initial engineering review, plus the expense of reviewing one (1) resubmittal. All other expenses, including, but not limited to, publication costs, consulting fees, attorney fees, reproduction costs, mailing costs, and other expenses resulting from the necessary review, notification, processing, filing, recording and action on said applications or permits, shall be borne by the applicant based on actual costs.
D. 
Where Title IV of the Parkville Municipal Code allows preliminary development plans and preliminary plats to be combined, only one (1) filing fee shall be required for said application.
E. 
Signs.
1. 
The permit fee for sign permits required by Title IV of the Parkville Municipal Code shall be based on sign type and sign structure area as outlined below, plus the cost of real expenses resulting from said review. All expenses, including, but not limited to, attorney fees, reproduction costs, mailing costs and other expenses resulting from the necessary review, processing, filing, recording and action on said permits, shall be borne by the applicant based on actual costs.
2. 
Sign permit fees shall be remitted prior to the issuance of any sign permit. Reconstruction, extension or relocation of an existing sign shall require the full permit fee outlined in Subsection (C) below. When work has begun on sign installation prior to the issuance of a permit, the permit fee shall be doubled.
3. 
Sign permit fees shall be set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code.
4. 
All filing and permit fees shall be paid to the City of Parkville by cash, check or money order at the time of application.
5. 
No approval of any application required by Title IV of the Parkville Municipal Code shall become effective until all user fees and expenses related to such have been paid in full.
6. 
Expenses and user fees will be owed by the applicant regardless of final action, including approval or denial of any application.
[Ord. No. 2892 § 3, 3-21-2017]
Unless otherwise provided by the Municipal Code, application and permit fees shall be set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code.
[Ord. No. 2891 § 5, 3-21-2017]
A. 
Unless otherwise provided by the Municipal Code, application, permit and improvement fees shall be set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code.
B. 
The fees shall include the expense of initial engineering review plus the expense of reviewing one (1) resubmittal. All other expenses, including, but not limited to, consulting fees, attorney fees, reproduction costs, mailing costs and other expenses resulting from the necessary review, processing, filing, recording and action on said applications or permits, shall be borne by the subdivider based on actual costs.
C. 
Where Title IV of the Parkville Municipal Code allows preliminary development plans and preliminary plats to be combined, only one (1) filing fee shall be required for said application.
D. 
These fees are a user fee necessary to offset City services provided and shall be used to offset expenses, including, but not limited to, software, mapping of improvements, consulting services, standards guides, plan review, guiding utilities, improvement inspections, third party testing, staffing and other expenses related to provision of adequate infrastructure services.
E. 
No approval of any application required by Title IV of the Parkville Municipal Code shall become effective until all user fees and expenses related to such have been paid in full.
F. 
Expenses and user fees will be owed by the applicant regardless of final action, including approval or denial of any application.
G. 
Final plats approved prior to the effective date of Ordinance No. 2891 where improvement permit fees were imposed and assessed to be collected on a per lot basis shall be designated as transition plats. Transition plats shall continue to be assessed improvement permit fees at the time of issuance of building permits for each of the remaining lots in the transition plat in accordance with the transition plat improvement permit fees as set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. 2911, 9-5-2017]