Village of Great Neck Estates, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Great Neck Estates 3-3-1980 by L.L. No. 1-1980 (Ch. 60 of the 1981 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 109-1 Fees enumerated.

[Amended 3-5-1984 by L.L. No. 5-1984; 3-5-1984 by L.L. No. 6-1984; 5-14-1990; 5-21-1996; 8-17-1998; 9-19-2002; 4-14-2003; 6-9-2003; 12-3-2003; 4-12-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004; 11-3-2004; 12-13-2004; 11-12-2005; 12-1-2011]
A. 
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the following fees shall be applicable in the Village of Great Neck Estates:
[Amended 3-14-2005; 6-10-2013]
Item
Fee
Architectural Review Board
[Amended 7-11-2016[1]]
Alterations/additions
$200
New dwelling
$400
Sign permit review
$75
Facade permit review
$150
Building permit
[Amended 7-11-2016]
Building permit extension
$500/3 months (only one permitted)
Additional building permit extension
As per Board of Trustees
Building permit amendment
$100 + $15 each M
Demolition permit
$250 + $15 each M; in addition, the fee for such permit shall include reimbursement of reasonable fees and expenses incurred by the Village for professional consultants to monitor or regulate the demolition work, and the Village Clerk may require the applicant to pay a deposit toward such fees and expenses in the same manner as provided in Village Code § 109-B(2) and (5).
Exam of work done without permit
$1,000
Reinspection, old permit or when required due to failure of prior inspection
$250
Cable television system facility for the reception of radio and television signals
$1,000
Central air
$150 + $10 each M
Deck
$150 + $10 each M
Emergency generator
$200 + $15 each M
New heating system
$100 + $10 each M
Certificate of completion
$125
Certificate of occupancy
$125
Certified certificate of occupancy search
$75 + $10 each CO or CC
Cesspool permit
$250
Copies, miscellaneous
$0.25 per page
Copies of building plans
Vendor cost
Curb cut permit
$150 + $400 refundable deposit
Driveway permit
$150 + $10 each M
Dumpster permit
Construction
$50/60 days + $50 each renewal; max. 2 renewals
Nonconstruction
$50/14 days + $50 each renewal; max. 3 renewals
Public property
$50/48 hours + $50 each additional day
Electrician's license
$50/year
Filming permit
[Added 8-21-2017]
Application fee
$1,000
Deposit
To be determined by Village Administrator
Fence permit
$100
Fireplace permit
$150 + $10 each M
Gas Station License
$250/year
Landscaper's license
Application filing fee
$50
License fee
$50/year
Organized play groups: Supervisor's license
If application is granted:
$100
If application is denied:
$50 will be returned to the applicant, and the balance of $50 will be retained by the Village to cover the cost of processing the application.
Parades and gatherings on public property permit
$100
Plumber's license
$50/year
Plumbing permit
$125 + $10 each M
Property redemption fee
$25 plus the sum of $3 per day in excess of two days that the property is held by the Superintendent of Public Works
Restaurant license
$200/year
Roofing permit
$150 + $10 each M
Secondhand dealer's license
$250/year
Security gate permit
$50
Sewer connection permit
$50
Sign permit
Unlit
$100
Lighted
$150
Solar heat permit
$300
Solid waste storage containers
On private property
$50 for 2-week period
In conjunction with a building permit
No fee for first 60 days; $50 for each of 2 additional periods of 60 days
Sprinklers
Lawn
$150 1st 1M + $10/1M added
Building
$150 1st 1M + $10/1M added
Street/sidewalk opening permit
$125 + 400 refundable deposit
Swimming pool
$250 + $15 each M
Tag sale permit
$50/day, 2-day limit
Telecommunications license or franchise
$250 or 1% of the estimated cost of construction of the applicant's proposed or existing telecommunications facilities, whichever is greater
Theater license
$100
Theater matron or supervisor
$25
Topsoil removal permit
$25 for an area not exceeding 2,500 square feet; $10 for each additional 2,000 square feet
Towing
Owner's license, restricted or unrestricted
$60
Driver's license
$20; replacement fee: $5
Unrestricted vehicle license, owner in town
First vehicle: $110; each additional vehicle: $60
Restricted vehicle license, owner in town
First vehicle: $35; each additional vehicle: $20
Tow car substitution
$20
replacement of a license or medallion
$20
Unrestricted reciprocal license, owner out of town
$110
Restricted reciprocal license, owner out of town
$35
Reciprocal license replacement
$20
Tree removal permit
$25 + $5 each additional tree
Vendor's, peddler's and solicitor's filing fee
$100
Noncommercial solicitation processing fee
$50
Applications to the Board of Trustees for permits or approvals relating to land use or land use development, other than extensions of building permits
[Amended 1-6-2014]
Residential
$1,500 + cost of consultants
Commercial
$2,500 + cost of consultants
Subdivision
Residential
$2,000 + cost of consultants
Commercial
$4,000 + cost of consultants
Board of Appeals
Residential
$2,000 + cost of consultants
Commercial
$4,000 + cost of consultants
Zoning Code + supplements
$50
Code Book + supplements
$150
[1]
Editor’s Note: This resolution also provided that, in addition to the fee for any such review by the Architectural Review Board which, in the opinion of the Chair of the Board, will require the services of professional consultants, the applicant shall also be required to reimburse the reasonable fees and expenses incurred by the Village for professional consultants for such review, and the Village Clerk shall require the applicant to pay a deposit toward such fees and expenses in the same manner as provided in Village Code § 109-1B(2) and (5).
B. 
Payment or reimbursement of consulting and other fees.
[Amended 8-14-2008[2]]
(1) 
Whenever, in the judgment of the Board of Trustees or any other Village board or agency which is considering or reviewing an application or conducting review pursuant to the State Environmental Quality Review Act, it is necessary to retain the services of one or more independent consultants to assist in such consideration or review, the fees or expenses reasonably incurred by the Village for the services of such consultant(s) shall be reimbursed to the Village by the applicant.
(2) 
The Village Administrator may require any such applicant to pay a reasonable advance deposit to the Village, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 unless otherwise authorized by the Board of Trustees. Such deposit may be applied by the Village to payment of fees or expenses incurred by the Village as described in this section, and which the applicant is required to pay or reimburse. At any time the current balance of such deposit is $5,000 or less, the Village Administrator is authorized to require a reasonable additional deposit, in an amount not to exceed any amount which may be required for the initial deposit.
[Amended 5-11-2015 by L.L. No. 5-2015]
(3) 
In addition to the consulting fees described in this section, the applicant is also responsible to pay or reimburse, and any deposit required hereunder may be applied to, fees or costs incurred by the Village for publication of legal notices, stenographic transcripts of proceedings, and reasonable legal fees incurred by the Village for the processing or review of any application for which a deposit for consultants' fees is required pursuant to this section.
[Amended 1-6-2014]
(4) 
No approval of any application, permit, certificate of occupancy or certificate of completion shall be issued or effective with respect to any application until all required fees and/or deposits have been paid to the Village.
(5) 
Upon written request from an applicant upon or after the completion of processing any application for which a deposit was made, and upon the payment of all expenses to which that deposit may be applied, the Village Administrator may return any unexpended balance of such deposit.
[2]
Editor's Note: This resolution also provided that it would be effective immediately, would apply to all applications pending upon such effective date, or filed on or after such effective date, and would not affect the responsibility of any person or entity to pay or reimburse fees or expenses incurred by the Village prior to the date of its adoption.

§ 109-2 Establishment or amendment of fee schedule.

[Added 6-12-1989 by L.L. No. 7-1989]
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Board of Trustees may, from time to time, by resolution, amend or change any fee described in § 109-1 of this Code or add any additional fee for any matter in the discretion of the Board of Trustees. Any fee so established or changed or amended may thereafter be changed, established or amended by resolution of the Board of Trustees, and any such fee so established, changed or amended shall supersede any previous fee established for the same item or application.

§ 109-3 Work commenced prior to issuance of permit.

[Added 1-9-1995; amended 2-11-2002]
Where any work or other activity is commenced prior to issuance of a required permit for such work or activity, the fee for the permit shall be three times the fee otherwise provided for in this chapter.

§ 109-4 Parking permit fees.

[Added 4-12-1996; amended 4-14-2003; 4-12-2004]
By order of the Board of Trustees, effective June 1, 2004, parking permit fees will be as follows:
Type
Fee
24-hour
Maple Drive
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
$65/month
$65/month
$50/month