Town of Branford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Representative Town Meeting of the Town of Branford as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 4-12-1995[1] ]
[1]
Editor's Note: This article superseded former Article I, Permit Fees, adopted 5-12-1987.
[Amended 8-11-2004; 7-30-2008]
For new construction and alterations, the minimum fee of $18 shall cover work costing up to $1,000. For work in excess of $1,000, there shall be an additional fee of $12 for each additional $1,000 of cost or fraction thereof. Upon application, a scanning and microfilming processing fee will be assessed per page of plans received by the department. Such fee will be established annually and posted for public view.
[Amended 8-11-2004; 7-30-2008]
For other separate permits, the fee for each of such permits shall be based on the estimated cost of the specific work done as follows: a minimum fee of $18 for all work costing up to $1,000. An additional fee for work in excess of $1,000 shall be $12 for each additional $1,000 of cost or fraction thereof. Upon application, a scanning and microfilming processing fee will be assessed per page of plans received by the department. Such fee will be established annually and posted for public view.
[Amended 12-10-2014]
Subject to the § 128-4B, permits for construction or alterations of buildings owned by the Town of Branford shall be exempt from fees.
[Amended 7-12-2006; 12-10-2014]
A. 
Building permit fees and separate permit fees may be waived for owner-occupied homes of not more than three living units, where at least one of the record owners is aged 62 or over, the homeowner is a party to the building permit application, and where the permit is to replace roofing, siding, storm windows, replacement windows that do not require any structural change, water heaters, or heating systems.
B. 
Any fees waived pursuant to this section shall not include, and applicants shall be obligated to pay, any and all fees imposed by the State of Connecticut and local scanning and/or film processing fees.
[Added 7-12-2006; amended 12-10-2014]
A. 
The Building Official may establish a fee schedule for building permits that includes a separate fee for permit applications received after work has commenced and/or has been completed.
B. 
A reinspection fee of $25 will be assessed in the event any field inspection cannot be performed or is not ready to be performed as a result of owner or contractor negligence.
C. 
All processing fees imposed shall be collected and paid to the Town of Branford prior to a final inspection being conducted by the Building Official, and a certificate of occupancy or certificate of compliance shall not be issued unless such fees have been paid to the Town.