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City of Pevely, MO
Jefferson County
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Table of Contents
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[R.O. 2004 §500.040; Ord. No. 826 §1, 11-7-1995; Ord. No. 1156 §1, 11-19-2007; Ord. No. 1173 §§1 — 2, 8-4-2008; Ord. No. 1274 §1, 12-5-2011; Ord. No. 1495, 9-23-2019]
A. 
Building Permit Fees. The fee for issuance of a building permit for all new buildings and additions shall be set by the following formula: (type of construction) times (square footage) times (fee multiplier of three thousandths (0.003)). When two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) in construction costs is reached, the fee multiplier for all additional costs will drop to fifteen tenth hundredths (0.0015). The fee for issuance of a remodeling permit shall be set by the following formulas. For residential: (type of construction) times (square footage) times fifteen tenths hundredths (0.0015). For commercial: (type of construction) times (square footage) times seventy-five hundred thousandths (0.00075). Cost per square foot will be taken from the current International Code Council Building Valuation Data Report.
B. 
Fee For Moving Home. The permit fee for moving a home from one (1) lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be the rate of one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per one hundred dollars ($100.00) of the estimated cost of moving plus the cost of new foundation and all work necessary to place the building or structure in its completed condition in the new location.
C. 
Fee For Demolition Of Structures. The permit fee for the demolition of a building or structure shall be the rate of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each five-hundred-square-foot section of area of the building or structure. For example, if the structure is two thousand (2,000) square feet, the demolition permit fee shall be two hundred dollars ($200.00).
D. 
Permit Fees. The fee for issuance of the permits listed below are as follows:
Type of Permit
Fee
Deck
$50.00
Swimming pool (aboveground)
$50.00
Swimming pool (in-ground)
$100.00
Shed
$40.00
Billboard
$150.00
Blasting
$75.00
Occupancy
$35.00
Driveway
$50.00
Sewer repair (residential)
$75.00
Sewer repair (commercial)
$100.00
Accessory building relocate
$50.00
Electric service
$40.00
Land disturbance
$75.00
Retaining wall
$40.00
Carport
$40.00
Sign (price per sign)
$45.00
Solar panels
$50.00
E. 
Additional Fees. The following tasks will require the listed fee:
Task
Fee
Reinspection
$20.00
Plan review ($30,000.00 or less)
$10.00
Plan review (over $30,000.00)
$60.00
Permit renewal or extension 1
$25.00
Permit renewal or extension 2
$100.00
Street cut (half width of street)
$250.00
Street cut (full width of street)
$500.00
NOTE: Permit renewal or extension 1 will apply to all permits, excluding new homes and remodels. Permit renewal or extension 2 will apply to all new homes and remodels unless the permit fee is less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) in which case permit renewal or extension 1 will apply.
F. 
Permit Deposits.
1. 
All permits within the City of Pevely shall be accompanied by a permit deposit. The deposit will be refunded in full after all inspections have been completed to the satisfaction of the Building Official or his or her designee. The deposit expires at the same time the permit expires. If the permit is renewed within ten (10) days of expiration, the deposit will carry over to the renewal. Failure to renew the permit within ten (10) days of expiration will result in the deposit expiring and a new deposit will be required.
2. 
The permit deposit amounts are as follows:
Type of Permit
Deposit
Deck
$50.00
Swimming pool
$50.00
Shed
$50.00
Billboard
$100.00
Blasting
$100.00
Demolition
$100.00
Driveway
$70.00
Sewer repair (residential)
$60.00
Sewer repair (commercial)
$100.00
Accessory building relocate
$60.00
Remodel
$150.00
New home
$500.00
Electric service
$40.00
Land disturbance
$50.00
Retaining wall
$40.00
Carport
$40.00
Sign
$45.00
Home relocate
$75.00
Solar panels
$500.00
G. 
Building Permit Fees Based On Cost Of Construction. The cost for a building permit is based on the total cost of material and labor and shall be at the following rate: eleven dollars ($11.00) for the first five hundred dollars ($500.00) of cost or any part thereof, plus two dollars and fifty cents ($2.50) for each additional five hundred dollars ($500.00) of cost or any part thereof up to two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00), then one dollar and fifty cents ($1.50) per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or part thereof up to eight hundred thousand dollars ($800,000.00), then one dollar and eighty cents ($1.80) per one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) of cost or any part thereof with a minimum fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).
H. 
Penalty For Failure To Acquire Permit. Any party who fails to acquire a permit to perform work within the City as described herein may be issued a stop-work order without notice and may be required to pay a permit fee equal to two hundred percent (200%) of the original permit fee amount.