City of Auburn, NY
Cayuga County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Auburn 12-19-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "City of Auburn Schedule of Fees Ordinance."
[Amended 6-3-2004 by Ord. No. 9-2004]
The following fees shall be paid at the office of Code Enforcement upon the filing of an application for a building permit:
A. 
A basic fee of $40 plus the following applicable fee:
Type
Fee
General remodeling, one room
$10.00
General remodeling, over one room
$10.00 and 0.05 per square foot
Steps, siding, rebuild porch
0
Windows
0
Re-roof
$20.00
Fireplaces and wood, gas and pellet stoves
0
Addition
$10.00 and 0.10 per square foot
Garage/storage shed
$10.00 and 0.10 per square foot
Remodel bath or kitchen
$25.00
Deck
$25.00 and 0.10 per square foot over 100 square feet
New house
$60.00 and 0.10 per square foot
Commercial building
$160.00 and 0.05 per square foot
Demolition
$10.00 and 0.02 per square foot
Aboveground pool
$30.00
In-ground pool
$40.00
Fence
$25.00
Moving building through or across street
$50.00
Gasoline storage tanks
$100.00 per
Gasoline pumps
$50.00 per
B. 
Above permit fees double when permit is taken out pursuant to order of the office of Code Enforcement.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 125, Building Construction and Fire Prevention.
[Amended 6-3-2004 by Ord. No. 9-2004]
The following fees shall be paid at the office of the Code Enforcement Officer upon the filing of an application for a certificate of occupancy:
A. 
Residential uses: $50 per unit.
B. 
Commercial and mixed uses:
Square Feet
Fee
0 to 25,000
$100
25,001 to 50,000
$150
50,001 or more
$200
C. 
Reinspections.
(1) 
Reinspection following expiration of time period in temporary certificate of occupancy: $25.
(2) 
All other inspections, including but not limited to missed inspection appointments: $50.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 125, Building Construction and Fire Prevention.
[Amended 6-3-2004 by Ord. No. 9-2004]
A. 
Inspection per complaint: no charge.
B. 
Inspection following expiration of time period in violation order: $25.
C. 
All other inspections, including but not limited to missed inspection appointments: $50.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 182, Housing Standards.
The following fees shall be paid at the office of the Building Inspector upon the filing of any of the following applications:
A. 
Special use permit: $50 per application.
B. 
Special use permit, conversion: $50 plus $25 for each unit over two.
C. 
Variance (area or use): $50 per application.
D. 
Any other application requiring Zoning or Planning Board action: $50 per application.
E. 
Zoning compliance certificate: $15.
F. 
Signs.
(1) 
Nonilluminated.
Square Feet
Fee
Up to 50
$20
51 to 100
$35
101 to 150
$50
151 to 200
$70
(2) 
Illuminated.
Square Feet
Fee
Up to 50
$40
51 to 100
$70
101 to 150
$100
151 to 200
$140
G. 
Site plan review: $50 each plus cost of additional work contracted out (traffic studies, etc.).
H. 
Subdivision applications: $50 per lot; maximum fee: $300.
I. 
SEQRA review; environmental impact statement (EIS).
(1) 
Residential project: not to exceed 2% of cost.
(2) 
Nonresidential project: not to exceed 0.5% of cost.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 225, Planning and Subdivision, and Ch. 305, Zoning.
[Added 4-17-1997 by Ord. No. 11-1997; amended 8-23-2001 by Ord. No. 24-2001; 6-3-2004 by Ord. No. 9-2004]
The following fees shall be paid at the Office of Code Enforcement:
A. 
Permit fees, to be paid upon the filing of a permit:
(1) 
Residential: $10, plus $2 per fixture.
(2) 
Commercial: $40, plus $2 per fixture.
B. 
Annual license fees:
(1) 
Master plumber license: $200.
(2) 
Journeyman plumber license: $50.
(3) 
Apprentice plumber license: $20.
(4) 
Inactive plumber: $20.
(5) 
Drain layers: $100.
C. 
Certificate of competency examination fees:
(1) 
Master plumber: $100.
(2) 
Drain layer: $100.
[Added 3-16-2017 by Ord. No. 2-2017]
A. 
All property owners and/or other responsible parties who have been duly served with an appearance ticket pursuant to Chapter 5 of the City Code and are required to appear in court for the violation(s) set forth therein shall be required to pay a mandatory administrative fee for each and every appearance that is required.
B. 
Said fee shall not apply in instances where the judge makes a determination that there was no legal basis for the service of the appearance ticket and dismisses the case. Said fee shall be separate and independent from any fines and penalties imposed by the court resulting from the violation(s) set forth in the appearance ticket.
C. 
Said fee shall be payable to the City of Auburn Treasurer at the time of each court appearance in an amount to be set by the City of Auburn Fee Schedule, which is on file in the City offices.