City of Parsons, KS
Labette County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Commission of the City of Parsons 7-1-1985 by Ord. No. 5363. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The fees to be assessed in accordance with the provisions of the Building Code in effect in the City of Parsons shall be as follows:
A. 
Building permit fees.
Total Valuation
Fee
$1.00 to $500.00
$5.00
$501.00 to $2,000.00
$5.00 for the first $500.00 plus $0.75 for each additional $100.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.00
$2,001.00 to $25,000.00
$16.25 for the first $2,000.00 plus $3.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000.00
$25,001.00 to $50,000.00
$85.25 for the first $25,000.00 plus $2.25 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.00
$50,001.00 to $100,000.00
$141.50 for the first $50,000.00 plus $1.50 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00
$100,001.00 and up
$216.50 for the first $100,000.00 plus $1.25 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof
B. 
Other inspection fees.
(1) 
Inspections outside of normal business hours: $15 per hour (minimum charge: two hours).
(2) 
Reinspection fee assessed under provisions of Section 305(b): $15 each.
(3) 
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
(4) 
Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to approved plans: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 225, Building Construction. Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The fees to be assessed in accordance with the provisions of the Electrical Code in effect in the City of Parsons shall be as follows:
A. 
Permit issuance.
(1) 
For issuing each permit: $5.
(2) 
For issuing each supplemental permit: $3.
B. 
Private swimming pools.
(1) 
For new private, residential, in-ground swimming pools for single-family and multifamily occupancies, including a complete system of necessary branch circuit wiring, bonding, grounding, underwater lighting, water pumping and other similar electrical equipment directly related to the operation of a swimming pool, each: $10.
(2) 
For other types of swimming pools, therapeutic whirlpools, spas and alterations to existing swimming pools use the unit fee schedule.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: See §§ 307-3B and 307-4B.
C. 
Carnivals, circuses, or other traveling shows or exhibitions utilizing transportable-type rides, booths, displays and attractions.
(1) 
For electric generators and electrically driven rides, each: $10.
(2) 
For mechanically driven rides and walk-through attractions or displays having electric lighting, each: $3.
(3) 
For a system of area and booth lighting, each: $3.
(4) 
For permanently installed rides, booths, displays and attractions use the unit fee schedule.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: See §§ 307-3B and 307-4B.
D. 
Temporary power service.
(1) 
For a temporary service power pole or pedestal, including all pole or pedestal-mounted receptacle outlets and appurtenances, each: $10.
(2) 
For a temporary distribution system and temporary lighting and receptacle outlets for construction sites, decorative light, Christmas tree sales lots, fireworks stands, etc., each: $5.
E. 
Receptacle, switch and lighting outlets.
(1) 
For receptacle, switch, lighting or other outlets at which current is used or controlled, except services, feeders and meters:
(a) 
First 20, each: $0.30.
(b) 
Additional outlets, each: $0.15.
(2) 
Note: For multi-outlet assemblies, each five feet or fraction thereof may be considered as one outlet.
F. 
Lighting fixtures.
(1) 
For lighting fixtures, sockets or other lamp-holding devices:
(a) 
First 20, each: $0.30.
(b) 
Additional fixtures, each: $0.15.
(2) 
For pole or platform-mounted lighting fixtures, each: $0.30.
(3) 
For theatrical-type lighting fixtures or assemblies, each: $0.30.
G. 
Residential appliances.
(1) 
For fixed residential appliances or receptacle outlets for the same, including wall-mounted electric ovens; counter-mounted cooking tops; electric ranges, self-contained room, console, or through-wall air conditioners; space heaters, food waste grinders; dishwashers; washing machines; water heaters; clothes dryers; or other motor-operated appliances not exceeding one horsepower (HP) in rating, each: $2.
(2) 
Note: For other types of air conditioners and other motor-driven appliances having larger electrical ratings, see Subsection I, Power apparatus.
H. 
Nonresidential appliances.
(1) 
For residential appliances and self-contained, factory-wired, nonresidential appliances not exceeding one horsepower (HP), kilowatt (KW), or kilovolt-ampere (KVA) in rating, including medical and dental devices; food, beverage, and ice cream cabinets; illuminated show cases; drinking fountains; vending machines; laundry machines; or other similar types of equipment, each: $2.
(2) 
Note: For other types of air conditioners and other motor-driven appliances having larger electrical ratings, see Subsection I, Power apparatus.
I. 
Power apparatus. For motors, generators, transformers, rectifiers, synchronous converters, capacitors, industrial heating, air conditioners and heat pumps, cooking or baking equipment and other apparatus, as follows:
(1) 
Rating in horsepower (HP), kilowatts (KW), kilovolt-amperes (KVA), or kilovolt-amperes-reactive (KVAR):
(a) 
Up to and including one, each: $2.
(b) 
Over one and not over 10, each: $2.
(c) 
Over 10 and not over 50, each: $5.
(d) 
Over 50 and not over 100, each: $10.
(e) 
Over 100, each: $15.
(2) 
Note:
(a) 
For equipment or appliances having more than one motor, transformer, heater, etc., the sum of the combined ratings may be used.
(b) 
These fees include all switches, circuit breakers, contactors, thermostats, relays and other directly related control equipment.
J. 
Busways.
(1) 
For trolley and plug-in-type busways, each 100 feet or fraction thereof: $3.
(2) 
Note: An additional fee will be required for lighting fixtures, motors and other appliances that are connected to trolley and plug-in-type busways. No fee is required for portable tools.
K. 
Signs, outline lighting and marquees.
(1) 
For signs, outline lighting systems or marquees supplied from one branch circuit, each: $10.
(2) 
For additional branch circuits within the same sign, outline lighting system or marquee, each: $2.
L. 
Services.
(1) 
For services of 600 volts or less and not over 200 amperes in rating, each: $12.50.
(2) 
For services of 600 volts or less and over 200 amperes to 1,000 amperes in rating, each: $25.
(3) 
For services over 600 volts or over 1,000 amperes in rating, each: $50.
M. 
Miscellaneous apparatus, conduits and conductors.
(1) 
For electrical apparatus, conduits and conductors for which a permit is required but for which no fee is herein set forth: $7.50.
(2) 
Note: This fee is not applicable when a fee is paid for one or more services, outlets, fixtures, appliances, power apparatus, busways, signs or other equipment.
N. 
Other inspections and fees.
(1) 
Inspections outside of normal business hours: $15 per hour (minimum charge: two hours).
(2) 
Reinspection fee assessed under provisions of Section 305(h): $15 each.
(3) 
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
(4) 
Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to approved plans: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 290, Electrical Standards. Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The fees to be assessed in accordance with the provisions of the Mechanical Code in effect in the City of Parsons shall be as follows:
A. 
Permit issuance.
(1) 
For issuing each permit: $5.
(2) 
For issuing each supplemental permit: $3.
B. 
Unit fee schedule.
(1) 
For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, up to and including 100,000 Btu/h: $6.
(2) 
For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, over 100,000 Btu/h: $7.50.
(3) 
For the installation or relocation of each floor furnace, including vent: $6.
(4) 
For the installation or relocation of each suspended heater, recessed wall heater or floor-mounted unit heater: $6.
(5) 
For the installation, relocation or replacement of each appliance vent installed and not included in an appliance permit: $3.
(6) 
For the repair of, alteration of, or addition to each heating appliance, refrigeration unit, cooling unit, absorption unit, or each heating, cooling, absorption, or evaporative cooling system, including installation of controls regulated by this code: $6.
(7) 
For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor to and including three horsepower or each absorption system to and including 100,000 Btu/h: $6.
(8) 
For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over three horsepower to and including 15 horsepower or each absorption system over 100,000 Btu/h and including 500,000 Btu/h: $11.
(9) 
For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 15 horsepower to and including 30 horsepower or each absorption system over 500,000 Btu/h to and including 1,000,000 Btu/h: $15.
(10) 
For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 30 horsepower to and including 50 horsepower or for each absorption system over 1,000,000 Btu/h to and including 1,750,000 Btu/h: $22.50.
(11) 
For the installation or relocation of each boiler or refrigeration compressor over 50 horsepower or each absorption system over 1,750,000 Btu/h: $37.50.
(12) 
For each air-handling unit to and including 10,000 cubic feet per minute, including ducts attached thereto: $4.50. Note: This fee shall not apply to an air-handling unit which is a portion of a factory-assembled appliance, cooling unit, evaporative cooler or absorption unit for which a permit is required elsewhere in this code.
(13) 
For each air-handling unit over 10,000 cfm: $7.50.
(14) 
For each evaporative cooler other than portable type: $4.50.
(15) 
For each ventilation fan connected to a single duct: $3.
(16) 
For each ventilation system which is not a portion of any heating or air-conditioning system authorized by a permit: $4.50.
(17) 
For the installation of each hood which is served by mechanical exhaust, including the ducts for such hood: $4.50.
(18) 
For the installation or relocation of each domestic-type incinerator: $7.50.
(19) 
For the installation or relocation of each commercial or industrial-type incinerator: $30.
(20) 
For each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by this code but not classed in other appliance categories or for which no other fee is listed in this code: $4.50.
C. 
Other inspections and fees.
(1) 
Inspections outside of normal business hours: $15 per hour (minimum charge: two hours).
(2) 
Reinspection fee assessed under provisions of Section 305(h): $15 each.
(3) 
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
(4) 
Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to approved plans: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 420, Mechanical Systems. Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).
The fees to be assessed in accordance with the provisions of the Plumbing Code in effect in the City of Parsons shall be as follows:
A. 
Permit issuance.
(1) 
For issuing each permit: $3.
(2) 
For issuing each supplemental permit: $2.
B. 
Unit fee schedule [in addition to Subsection A(1) or (2) above].
(1) 
For each plumbing fixture or trap or set of fixtures on one trap (including water, drainage piping, and backflow protection therefor): $2.
(2) 
For each building sewer and each trailer park sewer: $5.
(3) 
Rainwater systems, per drain (inside building): $2.
(4) 
For each cesspool (where permitted): $15.
(5) 
For each private sewage disposal system: $30.
(6) 
For each water heater and/or vent: $2.
(7) 
For each industrial waste pretreatment interceptor, including its trap and vent, excepting kitchen-type grease interceptors functioning as fixture traps: $2.
(8) 
For installation, alteration, or repair of water piping and/or water-treating equipment, each: $2.
(9) 
For repair or alteration of drainage or vent piping, each fixture: $2.
(10) 
For each lawn sprinkler system on any one meter, including backflow protection devices therefor: $2.
(11) 
For atmospheric-type vacuum breakers not included in Subsection B(2):
(a) 
One to five: $2.
(b) 
Over five, each: $0.50.
(12) 
For each backflow protective device other than atmospheric-type vacuum breakers:
(a) 
Two inches and smaller: $2.
(b) 
Over two inches: $5.
(13) 
For each gas piping system of one to four outlets: $2.
(14) 
For each gas piping system of five or more outlets, per outlet: $0.50.
C. 
Other inspections and fees:
(1) 
Inspections outside of normal business hours: $15 per hour (minimum charge: two hours).
(2) 
Reinspection fee assessed under provisions of Section 305(h): $15 each.
(3) 
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
(4) 
Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to approved plans: $15 per hour (minimum charge: 1/2 hour).
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 467, Plumbing. Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II).