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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Easton 2-11-2009 by Ord. No. 5164.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Art. 109 of the 1965 Codified Ordinances, as amended.
A. 
Access to public records.
(1) 
Photocopying.
[Amended 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458]
(a) 
Eight and one half inches by 11 inches to 11 inches by 17 inches;
(b) 
In excess of 11 inches by 17 inches;
(c) 
Blueprint:
[1] 
Twenty-four inches by 30 inches, black and white: $5 per copy.
[2] 
Twenty-four inches by 30 inches, color: $10 per copy.
(d) 
Compact disc: Actual cost of disc.
(e) 
Conversion of paper to electronic format: $0.25 per page plus cost of requested type of electronic item.
(f) 
Hearing transcription: Actual cost from stenographer.
(2) 
Certified copies: $1 per page certified [§ 135-7A(3)].[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(3), Research fee, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391.
Fees for emergency alarm registration and for all permits and licenses to be issued in accordance with Chapter 180, Article II, Alarm Systems, shall be established from time to time by the Director of Finance.
A. 
Auctions license: $100 (§ 194-8).
B. 
Auctions permit fee: $10 (§ 194-9).
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; 8-27-2014 by Ord. No. 5472]
A. 
Combined buyer notification inspection report and certificate of occupancy fee (§ 222-5A).
(1) 
One- and two-family residential: $150 per dwelling unit.
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
(2) 
Multifamily residential: $300 for common areas and first two units plus $50 for each additional unit.
(3) 
Nonresidential: $300 for the first 2,000 square feet; plus $50 per each additional 1,000 square feet up to 10,000 square feet; plus $20 per each additional 1,000 square feet above 10,000.
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
(4) 
Mixed-use: $50 per residential dwelling unit plus $300 for the first 2,000 square feet of commercial space; plus $50 per each additional 1,000 square feet, up to 10,000 square feet; plus $20 per each additional 1,000 square feet.
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
(5) 
Reinspections: No charge for first reinspection and $50 for any subsequent re-inspection.
(6) 
All fees shall be doubled for any owner selling a property without first obtaining an inspection for certificate of occupancy.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391; 7-27-2016 by Ord. No. 5561]
Uniform Construction Codes fees (§ 245-7A).
A. 
Residential (R-3) flat rate fees:
(1) 
Porch or deck up to 300 square feet: $145.
(a) 
For each additional 100 square feet add $10.
(b) 
If roof is covered add $30.
(2) 
Carport or roof constructed over patio, porch or deck up to 300 square feet: $145.
(a) 
For each additional 100 square feet add $10.
(3) 
Roof covering/replacement: $115.
(4) 
Aboveground swimming pool or hot tub: $140.
(5) 
In-ground swimming pool: $325.
B. 
Building.
(1) 
First $100,000: $100 for the first $1,000 of job; $15 for each additional $1,000.
(2) 
From $101,000 to $500,000: $1,585, plus $12 for each $1,000 over $100,000.
(3) 
From $501,000 to $3,000,000: $6,373, plus $10 for each $1,000 over $500,000.
(4) 
From $3,001,000 to $6,000,000: $31,363, plus $9 for each $1,000 over $3,001,000.
(5) 
Over $6,000,000: $58,354, plus $7 for each $1,000 over $6,000,000.
(6) 
The above fee includes one residential plan review, comments, corrections, and inspection required by the Uniform Construction Code. Additional plan reviews will be charged at a rate of $50 per hour.
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
(7) 
Review of commercial construction and site plans shall be charged the following rates for plan review or other service as noted. Fees shall be due upon plan submission. Submissions requiring a plan review based on an hourly rate, consultation or meetings shall pay a deposit for two hours, due upon plan submission, and the remaining balance due upon completion of review:
[Added 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622; amended 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
Type
Fee
New commercial building construction and additions (to include building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, accessibility, and energy)
$300 up to 2,500 gross square feet
$500 from 2,501 gross square feet up to 5,000 gross square feet
$0.10 per square foot over 5,001 gross square feet
Interior or exterior alterations or renovations to existing buildings or structures, no additional area (to include building, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, accessibility, and energy)
$225 up to 2,500 gross square feet; over 2,500 gross square feet, $225 plus $8 for every 100 square feet over 2,500 gross square feet
Single discipline: building, sprinkler (fire suppression system), plumbing, mechanical (HVAC), electrical, energy accessibility, or other
$70 per hour (1-hour minimum)
Consultation and/or attendance at meetings with applicants, City officials or staff, Building Code Board of Appeals meetings, or special site visits or meetings
$70 per hour (1-hour minimum)
Windmill installation (includes plan review, foundation inspection and electrical/final inspection)
$300
Solar and photovoltaic panel system installations, including plan review and electrical
$300 plus $5 per panel
C. 
Mechanical.
(1) 
Residential: $85 for first appliance; $45 for each additional appliance.
(2) 
Commercial: $20 per $1,000 for the first $50,000, plus $8 for each additional $1,000 over $50,000, with a minimum fee of $200.
(3) 
Fire suppression/standpipe: $20 per $1,000 for the first $50,000, plus $8 for each additional $1,000 over $50,000, with a minimum fee of $200.
D. 
Plumbing:
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
(1) 
Residential:
(a) 
One to four fixtures: $85.
(b) 
Additional fixtures: $15.
(c) 
Installation of sewer line: $65.
(d) 
Installation of water line: $65.
(e) 
Water heater: $85.
(2) 
Commercial: $20 per $1,000 for the first $50,000, plus $8 for each additional $1,000 over $50,000, with a minimum fee of $200.
E. 
Electrical/fire alarms.
[Amended 2-27-2019 by Ord. No. 5668]
(1) 
Electrical flat rate fees.
(a) 
Electrical service (one panel board or disconnect):
[1] 
Up to 200 amperes: $85.
[2] 
Two hundred one to 400 amperes: $125.
[3] 
Four hundred one to 800 amperes: $200.
[4] 
Over 800 amperes: $220, plus $20 for each additional 100 amperes.
[5] 
Each additional panel board, disconnect, subpanel, controller: 50% of above fee.
[6] 
Transformers and capacitors: convert to amperes and use above fees listed for panel boards.
(2) 
Residential:
(a) 
First $3,000: $100.
(b) 
From $3,000 to $50,000: $100, plus $8 per $1,000 over $3,000.
(c) 
Over $50,000: $476, plus $4 per $1,000 over $50,000.
(3) 
Commercial: $20 per $1,000 for the first $50,000, plus $8 for each additional $1,000 over $50,000, with a minimum fee of $200.
F. 
Blasting permit: $300.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former Subsections F and G as Subsections K and L.
G. 
Tank installation and removal.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
(1) 
Residential: $65 per tank.
(2) 
Commercial: $130 per tank.
H. 
Moving of buildings: $300, plus $150 per day.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
I. 
Demolition: $85 for the first 1,000 square feet, plus $50 for each additional 1,000 square feet.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
J. 
Signs (wall, projecting, marquee/roof, ground).
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
(1) 
Replacement: $50.
(2) 
New sign.
(a) 
Up to 50 square feet: $85.
(b) 
Over 50 square feet: $125.
K. 
All fees include initial inspection and one reinspection per required inspection. A second reinspection and each additional inspection thereafter shall be charged $50 each, due before the inspection is scheduled.
[Amended 2-27-2019 by Ord. No. 5668]
L. 
State of Pennsylvania fee:
(1) 
UCC fee: $4 will be added to each of the above permits.
M. 
Inspection fee not associated with above permits or fees: $100 per inspection.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
Fire insurance claim certificate: $25.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458]
A. 
Rental and carriage horses.
(1) 
Annual fee for a license or renewal of a license shall be $100, plus $10 per horse (§ 324-3A).
(2) 
Rental and carriage horses, each additional carriage: $10 per carriage.
A. 
Circle Market stands.
(1) 
Per linear foot per annum: $10.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(2) 
Temporary space: $45.[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B, Permanent space within Circle Market, was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382. Former Subsection C, Twelfth Street Market, was repealed 5-22-2013 by Ord. No. 5408.
[Added 9-28-2016 by Ord. No. 5568]
A. 
Combined fire safety inspection, registration and certificate of compliance fee (§ 295-6).
(1) 
Annual fee for each regulated commercial unit:
Date
Fee
(per commercial unit)
December 1
$35
January 1
$55
February 1
$75
B. 
Inspection fees:
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
Type
Fee
Initial inspection and one reinspection
$0
Second inspection
$50
Third and subsequent inspections
$100
Units exceeding 1,000 square feet
$5 each additional 1,000 square feet
Maximum fee per unit
$125
C. 
Missed appointment: $75.
D. 
Appeals to the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals: request for a hearing before the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals: $500, paid in advance.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 385-9, Massage, Reflexology and Spa Establishments, Chapter 354, was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
A. 
Moving household goods or commercial goods permit: $25 (§ 365-3).
[Amended 2-22-2012 by Ord. No. 5342; 6-12-2013 by Ord. No. 5410; 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
A. 
Administrative charge. Any administrative fee incurred for mailing the notice of delinquency shall not exceed $50 (§ 369-1A).
B. 
Schedule of attorneys' fees. The collection of delinquent real estate taxes, registration of vacant, abandoned, or blighted real property, and removal of nuisances shall be compensated for attorneys' fees in accordance with the fee schedule set forth below:
Legal Services
Fee for Services
Initial review and sending first demand letter
$160
File lien and mail second demand letter
$175
Prepare writ of scire facias
$175
Obtain reissued writ
$30
Prepare and mail letter under Pa.R.C.P. No. 237.1
$30
Prepare motion for alternate service
$175
Prepare default judgment
$175
Prepare writ of execution
$800
Attendance at sale; review schedule of distribution and resolve distribution issues
$400
Continue Sheriff sale
$50
Petition to assess damages
$50
Petition for free and clear sale
$400
Prepare bankruptcy proof of claim
$100
Handling fee for returned check
$30
Handling fee to issue refund check
$20
Bookkeeping fee for payment plan of less than three payments
$25
Bookkeeping fee for payment plan of more than three payments
$50
Services not covered above
At an hourly rate between $60 and $225 per hour
Abandoned real property and blighted real property
Semiannual registration fee per tax parcel or number of structures, whichever is greater
Initial semiannual registration fee
$300
1 year vacant
$500
2 years vacant
$1,000
3 to 4 years vacant
$2,000
5 to 9 years vacant
$3,500
10 years vacant
$5,000
Over 10 years vacant
$5,000, plus an additional $500 for every year the property is vacant over 10 years
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
A. 
Application to Zoning Hearing Board for a variance: $200 (§ 376-5B).
A. 
Residential parking permits.
(1) 
Residential parking permit fee (§ 399-7):
(a) 
Persons age 64 or younger: $100.
(b) 
Persons age 65 or older: $60.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(2), Weekend-only permit, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458.
(2) 
Gold pass residential parking permits:
[Added 8-27-2014 by Ord. No. 5472]
(a) 
Persons age 64 or younger: $185.
(b) 
Persons age 65 or older: $100.
(3) 
South 5th Street parking permits. There shall be no fee for South 5th Street parking permits for residents of the first unit block of South 5th Street.
[Added 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
B. 
Courthouse area parking permits. There shall be no fee for a Courthouse area parking permit.
C. 
College Hill parking permits.
(1) 
There is no fee for the initial College Hill area parking permit. Additional parking permits: $5 (§ 399-17D).[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C(2), regarding immobilized vehicles, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 7-24-2013 by Ord. No. 5425. See now § 285-29D.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 285-14, Parks, as amended, was repealed 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458.
A. 
License fee for peddlers and solicitors (§ 415-4):
Months
Operating by Foot
Operating by Vehicle
3
$20
$25
6
$25
$30
12
$30
$40
B. 
Mobile food pushcarts. The minimum bid for a space for pushcart vendors (§ 415-15).
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(1) 
Pushcart: $225.
(2) 
Each additional vehicle: $75.
A. 
Examination fees (§ 422-2).
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(1) 
Master plumber examination: $100.
(2) 
Journeyman plumber examination: $75.
B. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B, regarding special examinations, was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382.
C. 
License fees (§ 422-3D).
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(1) 
Master plumber license: $100 per year; late fee is $15.
(2) 
Journeyman plumber license: $75 per year; late fee is $15.
D. 
Registration of qualified plumbers; plumber's certificate fee. Registered master plumbers from other cities of the first, second or third class in the state, or who are qualified by right of any state plumber's license to be engaged as a master plumber, shall be registered in the office of the Plumbing Inspector without examination. For such registration the plumber shall pay a registration certificate fee of $25, which covers such work or contracts taken at such time for fulfillment and for each succeeding registration certificate fee, together with the payment of the annual business license fee, to the Director of Finance or their designee (§ 422-5).
[Amended 7-22-2015 by Ord. No. 5503]
A. 
Existing Structures Code. Pursuant to Section ES-112.3, Appeal fees, a fee of $500, payable in advance, shall be paid for each appeal taken to the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals from a decision of the Bureau to cover the costs of mailing notices and the hearing of the appeal (§ 435-11).
[Amended 9-25-2013 by Ord. No. 5432]
B. 
Violation ticket fines and penalties.
[Added 7-27-2016 by Ord. No. 5561[1]]
(1) 
Violation ticket fines. Violation tickets may be issued in the amount of $25 for each violation.
(2) 
Violation ticket penalties. If the person in receipt of a violation ticket does not pay the fine or request a hearing within 10 days, the person will be subject to a penalty of $10 for days 11 through 20. Failure of the person to make payment within 20 days shall make the person subject to a nontraffic citation in accordance with Chapter 435, 435-1.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also redesignated former Subsection B as Subsection C.
C. 
Rooming houses (§ 435-30). The annual permit fee shall be as follows:
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
Number of Units
Fee
Less than 10 units
$35
10 to 24 units
$60
25 or more units
$110
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
A. 
Food establishment permit (§ 444-40).
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
(1) 
Food establishment less than 5,000 square feet: $285.
(2) 
Food establishment greater than 5,000 square feet: $385.
(3) 
New food establishment, initial application fee: $200.
(4) 
Food establishment, change of operator: $150.
B. 
[1]Food vendors and catering service (§ 444-62).
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
(1) 
License and inspection of facility: $250 annually.
(2) 
Inspection of each additional vehicle: $85.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B, Grease traps, was repealed 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584. The inclusion of this ordinance also caused the redesignation of former Subsections C through E as Subsections B through D, respectively.
C. 
Eating and drinking establishments (§ 444-74).
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
(1) 
Eating and drinking establishment with less than 75 seats: $285.
(2) 
Eating and drinking establishment with 75 seats or more: $385.
(3) 
New eating and drinking establishment, initial application fee: $200.
(4) 
Food establishment, change of operator: $150.
D. 
Temporary food facilities.
(1) 
Farmers' market: outdoor $150; indoor $75.
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
(2) 
Temporary food facilities: for each day of the scheduled event, $40. For example: For a one-day event, the fee per temporary food facility is $40; for a two-day event, the fee per temporary food facility is $80; for a three-day event, the fee per temporary food facility is $120, and so on.
[Amended 1-24-2018 by Ord. No. 5622]
E. 
[2]Garages, junkyards and scrap yards: $200 (§ 444-88).
[2]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection F, Late fees, was repealed 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584. The inclusion of this ordinance also caused the redesignation of Subsections G through I as Subsections E through G, respectively.
F. 
Trailer camp fees (§ 444-124G). An annual inspection fee will be charged to each trailer camp according to the following schedule:
Spaces
Fee
1 to 50
$75
51 or more
$100
G. 
Animal shelters and all other permit applicants under Chapter 444, Article XXIV, Keeping of Animals and Fowl, shall pay $100 for the first calendar year or part thereof, renewable thereafter for a fee of $100 each calendar year or part thereof (§ 444-142).
[Amended 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
H. 
Beekeeping.
[Added 6-27-2018 by Ord. No. 5644[3]]
(1) 
Initial registration application: $50.
(2) 
Renewal registration application: $25.
[3]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsections H and I as Subsections I and J, respectively.
I. 
Nonprofit.
[Added 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584[4]]
(1) 
Any nonprofit entity seeking a license shall be charged 50% of the above fees.
[4]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Subsection J, regarding health license late fees, which immediately preceded this subsection.
J. 
Late fees.
[Added 1-11-2017 by Ord. No. 5584]
(1) 
Any licensee who fails to renew, in a timely manner, will have a period of seven calendar days from license expiration to pay the renewal fee and file requisite forms, as well as a late fee of $200.
(2) 
Any licensee who fails to renew in a timely manner, after a period of 14 calendar days from license expiration, shall pay the renewal fee and file requisite forms, as well as a late fee of $300.
K. 
Health violation ticket fines and penalties.
[Added 6-27-2018 by Ord. No. 5644]
(1) 
Health violation ticket fines. Health violation ticket fines may be issued in the following amounts:
(a) 
"Good retail practices" violations: $25.
(b) 
"Risk factor violations" violations: $35.
(2) 
Health violation ticket penalties. If the person in receipt of a violation ticket does not pay the fine or request a hearing within 10 days, the person will be subject to a late payment penalty of $10 for days 11 through 20. Failure of the person to make payment within 20 days shall make the person subject to a nontraffic citation in accordance with Chapter 444, § 444-168.
L. 
Health reinspection fee: $200 per reinspection after the first reinspection.
[Added 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; 5-28-2014 by Ord. No. 5463; 9-13-2017 by Ord. No. 5599; 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
A. 
Residential rental property registration.
(1) 
Annual fee for residential rental unit.
Rooming House Unit
Short-term rental unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
March 15
$65
1
Each room thereafter
$65
$5
$200
$30
April 15
$95
1
Each room thereafter
$95
$5
$230
$60
May 15
$125
1
Each room thereafter
$125
$5
$260
$90
Beginning January 1, 2020, the following shall be the fee schedule for Residential Rental Property Registration.
College Hill Properties
Rooming House Unit
Short-Term Rental Unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
March 15
$65
1
Each room thereafter
$65
$5
$200
$30
April 15
$95
1
Each room thereafter
$95
$5
$230
$60
May 15
$125
1
Each room thereafter
$125
$5
$260
$90
Downtown Properties
Rooming House Unit
Short-Term Rental Unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
May 15
$65
1
Each room thereafter
$65
$5
$200
$30
June 15
$95
1
Each room thereafter
$95
$5
$230
$60
July 15
$125
1
Each room thereafter
$125
$5
$260
$90
South Side Properties
Rooming House Unit
Short-Term Rental Unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
July 15
$65
1
Each room thereafter
$65
$5
$200
$30
August 15
$95
1
Each room thereafter
$95
$5
$230
$60
September 15
$125
1
Each room thereafter
$125
$5
$260
$90
West Ward Properties
Rooming House Unit
Short-Term Rental Unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
September 15
$65
1
Each room thereafter
$65
$5
$200
$30
October 15
$95
1
Each room thereafter
$95
$5
$230
$60
November 15
$125
1
Each room thereafter
$125
$5
$260
$90
(2) 
Inspection fees.
Long-Term and Short-Term Units
Rooming House Unit
Per Regulated Rental Unit
Number of Rooms
Fee
Federally, State-, or Locally Owned Properties
(Each Unit)
Initial inspection and re-check
$0
$0
$0
Second inspection
$100
1
Each room thereafter
$35
$5
$50
Third or more inspections
$135
1
Each room thereafter
$135
$5
$75
(3) 
Missed appointment and/or unable to gain entry: $75.
(4) 
Reinstatement fee.
(a) 
Per regulated rental unit: $100.
(b) 
Rooming house building: $100.
(5) 
Appeals to the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals (§ 456-19G). Request for a hearing before the Property Maintenance Board of Appeals: $500, paid in advance.
A. 
Sewer rentals (§ 475-3).
(1) 
Domestic sewer rates. The sewer rental shall be a charge based upon the water consumption of the properties served by the sanitary sewer system and sewage treatment works. The sewer rental shall be billed monthly as per the following schedule of rates, including minimums included therein.
(a) 
Residential rate (RS); consumption charges per unit (100 cubic feet); minimum meter charges per customer: $6.90.
Monthly
Size of Meter
(inches)
Minimum Units
Minimum Charges
1/2 or 5/8 x 3/4
2
$13.80
3/4
3
$20.70
1
6
$41.40
1 1/4
9
$62.10
1 1/2
11
$75.90
2
17
$117.30
3
33
$227.70
4
51
$351.90
6
101
$696.90
8
161
$1,110.90
10
232
$1,600.80
(b) 
Commercial/industrial rate (CM and IN); consumption charges per unit (100 cubic feet); minimum meter charges per customer: $7.10.
Monthly
Size of Meter
(inches)
Minimum Units
Minimum Charges
1/2 or 5/8 x 3/4
2
$14.20
3/4
3
$21.30
1
6
$42.60
1 1/4
9
$63.90
1 1/2
11
$78.10
2
17
$120.70
3
33
$234.30
4
51
$362.10
6
101
$717.10
8
161
$1,143.10
10
232
41,647.20
(c) 
Public/institutional rate (PB); consumption charges per unit (100 cubic feet); minimum meter charges per customer: $7.40.
Monthly
Size of Meter
(inches)
Minimum Units
Minimum Charges
1/2 or 5/8 x 3/4
2
$14.80
3/4
3
$22.20
1
6
$44.40
1 1/4
9
$66.60
1 1/2
11
$81.40
2
17
$125.80
3
33
$244.20
4
51
$377.40
6
101
$747.40
8
161
$1,191.40
10
232
$1,716.80
(2) 
Sewer rate adjustment (industrial): see § 475-4 for rate adjustments.
(a) 
Monthly bill fee: $1 per month per unit for industrial and residential properties.
[Added 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; amended 8-14-2019 by Ord. No. 5681]
B. 
Sewage disposal; connections.
(1) 
Sewer permit fee: $2,500 per equivalent dwelling unit or part thereof (§ 475-19).
C. 
On-lot sewage systems (§ 475-41).
(1) 
The applicant shall pay an administrative fee of $100 to the City at the time an application form is requested. In addition to this administrative fee, the following fee schedule shall apply to compensate the SEO. All fees for SEO services shall be paid to the City prior to the service being performed.
(2) 
Scope of services.
(a) 
Permit application. Single lot: SEO meets with applicant and fills out Part I of application, conducts pit evaluation, and slope reading (up to two pits evaluated at initial meeting): $75 per site.
(b) 
Subdivision planning. SEO conducts pit evaluation and slope reading (up to two pits evaluated at initial meeting). This service is typically performed for site suitability and planning module preparation: $75 per site.
(c) 
Percolation test. SEO inspects presoak holes/depth, observes final hour of test: $350.
(d) 
Preapplication inspection. For applicant whose lot was previously approved for on-lot disposal system during subdivision planning, SEO shall confirm that area was not disturbed: $200.
(e) 
Permit application review (issuance/denial). SEO reviews design and all site data: $90 plus any additional actual costs.
(f) 
Final inspections: field inspection of grades, distances, layout, etc.
[1] 
Standard: $110.
[2] 
Sand mound: $215.
(g) 
System malfunction. Meeting with applicant to discuss problem, inspect system, and obtain information for repair permit. This special consulting service is based on an hourly rate of $60 plus any additional actual costs.
(h) 
Alternate system review: $60 plus any additional actual costs.
(i) 
Additional consulting services for any of the items listed above or other related services will be conducted for a fee of $34 per hour.
D. 
Sewer user charge system.
(1) 
Industrial waste discharge permit fee $200, plus $50 (§ 475-58).
A. 
Refuse collection fee (§ 500-12A).
(1) 
Family unit: $33 per month.
(2) 
Senior citizens: 20% discount.
(3) 
Hotels, restaurants and other businesses and institutions: $25.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection A(4), which contained a refuse collection fee for vacant dwelling units, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 1-27-2010 by Ord. No. 5243.
(4) 
Monthly bill fee: $1 monthly per unit for industrial and residential properties.
[Added 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; amended 8-14-2019 by Ord. No. 5681]
A. 
Act 167 stormwater management review, inspection and enforcement: $250 per submission, plus any and all costs associated with plan review per submission, including but not limited to legal and engineering fees (§ 507-28).
B. 
Act 167 stormwater management hardship waiver: $750 (§ 507-24).
C. 
Stormwater management system - equivalent residential unit (ERU): $6.75 per month.
[Added 11-14-2018 by Ord. No. 5660]
A. 
Sidewalks, curbs, gutters and driveways (§ 515-12).
(1) 
Curbing.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
Reset
New
Line and grade up to 50 feet
$100
$100
Each additional foot
$1
$1
Replace point
$35
$35
(2) 
Sidewalk, curb, crossover and ramp permits:
(a) 
Curb or sidewalk up to 50 feet: $10.
(b) 
Each additional foot: $0.20.
(c) 
Crossover:
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
[1] 
Application fee: $50.
[2] 
Permit fee: $20.
(d) 
Handicapped ramp: $20.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(3) 
Encroachment permit:
[Added 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(a) 
Application fee: $50.
(b) 
Permit fee: $20.
B. 
Excavations.
(1) 
Digging trenches or excavations (§ 515-15):
Type of Street Surface
Ordinary Trench Opening
(per square foot)
Trench Openings Within Three-Year Period Following Reconstruction and Resurfacing
(per square foot)
Bituminous concrete on reinforced concrete base
$7
$14
Bituminous concrete on stone or slag base
$5.50
$11
Bituminous concrete, bituminous concrete base (BCBC)
$5.50
$11
Bituminous macadam (built-up penetration installations)
$5.50
$11
Bituminous concrete and brick on reinforced concrete base
$7
$14
Reinforced concrete
$7
$14
Unimproved and minimum charge for any opening (including base and/or surface replacement, when allowed by permittee)
$2
For trenches opened from December 1 to March 1 in each year
Add $2 per square foot to each of the above-listed figures
C. 
Snow and ice removal; obstructions.
(1) 
Dumpsters and portable storage containers permit: $40. If the dumpster is placed in or is blocking a metered parking space, the permittee will also be subject to meter cover fees for each metered space that the dumpster occupies, blocks or is needed in the delivery or removal of each dumpster (§ 515-39B).
D. 
Street address assignments.
(1) 
Assignment of an address: application fee $35, plus $10 per each address.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
E. 
Pole installation.
[Added 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(1) 
Application fee, each pole: $35.
(2) 
Permit fee, each pole: $10.
A. 
Subdivision and land development application fees (§ 520-9).
(1) 
Preapplication plan.
(a) 
Residential: $100 per submission.
(b) 
Nonresidential: $200 per submission, plus $30 per 1,000 square feet gross floor or lot areas, as determined by type of plan, per submission. A minimum escrow of the total fee plus these calculations or $1,000, whichever is less, required per submission. When the escrow falls below $250, all inspections and professional services cease until the account balance is fully funded at minimum.
(2) 
Minor subdivision, final: $100 per submission, plus any and all costs associated with plan and document review, per submission. A minimum escrow of the total fee plus these calculations or $1,000, whichever is less, required per submission. When the escrow falls below $250, all inspections and professional services cease until the account balance is fully funded at minimum.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(3) 
All other subdivisions, final: $200 per submission, plus any and all costs associated with plan and document review, per submission. A minimum escrow of the total fee plus these calculations or $1,000, whichever is less, required per submission. When the escrow falls below $250, all inspections and professional services cease until the account balance is fully funded at minimum.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(4) 
Land development, final: $100 per submission, plus $30 per 1,000 square feet gross floor area, per submission, plus any and all costs associated with plan and document review. Escrow of $200 per 1,000 square feet of building is required, with a minimum of $200 and a maximum initial deposit of $5,000. When the escrow falls below $250, all inspections and professional services cease until the account balance is fully funded at a minimum of $1,000.
[Amended 4-27-2011 by Ord. No. 5307]
(5) 
Preliminary preapplication sketch plan (no Easton Planning Commission action): $75.
B. 
Parks, playgrounds and other community facilities (§ 520-30).
(1) 
The fee shall be $300 per bedroom or studio unit.
[Amended 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357]
(2) 
Nonresidential development.
(a) 
For the first 1,500 square feet up to 10,000 square feet: $1,000, plus $0.67 per additional square foot;
(b) 
Over 10,000 square feet: $0.50 per additional square foot over 10,000 square feet.
(3) 
Mixed residential/business development: The fee shall be $300 per bedroom or studio unit; plus, for all nonresidential development:
[Amended 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357]
(a) 
For the first 1,500 square feet up to 10,000 square feet: $1,000, plus $0.67 per additional square foot;
(b) 
Over 10,000 square feet: $0.50 per additional square foot over 10,000 square feet.
C. 
Mobile home park inspection fees (§ 520-64). An annual inspection fee will be charged to each mobile home park according to the following schedule:
Units
Fee
1 to 30
$50
31 to 60
$90
61 to 90
$130
For every 10 extra units
An additional $10
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
A. 
Tattoo, body piercing, body art studios fees (§ 526-6).
(1) 
Initial application, inspection, license fee: $500.
(2) 
Yearly inspection and license fee: $300.
A. 
Public service corporations tax (§ 535-2).
(1) 
Conduits of wire-using company: $7.50 per mile.
(2) 
Wires strung: $0.35 per mile.
(3) 
Pole-using company: $0.25 per pole.
(4) 
Gas company, mains: $2 per mile.
(5) 
Steam-heating company, mains: $2 per mile.
B. 
Business license tax, schedule of tax rates (§ 535-8). Every person conducting or operating any of the following businesses, trades, occupations, callings, matters or things in the City shall pay an annual license tax as follows:
(1) 
Business not specified: $25.
(2) 
Contractors: $25
(3) 
Pawnbrokers: $50
(4) 
Trading stamp or premium companies or dealers: $50.
(5) 
Warehouses or storage houses or places: $50.
(6) 
Residential rental properties (per location): $25.
(7) 
Hotel, motel, bed-and-breakfast.
(a) 
Less than 10 units: $25.
(b) 
10 to 24 units: $50.
(c) 
25 or more units: $100.
(8) 
Parking lot operators:
(a) 
12,000 square feet or less: $25.
(b) 
12,001 square feet to 18,000 square feet: $50.
(c) 
Over 18,000 square feet: $100.
(9) 
Rental commercial license:
(a) 
1 to 2,000 square feet: $15.
(b) 
2,001 to 4,000 square feet: $25.
(c) 
4,001 to 6,000 square feet: $50.
(d) 
6,001 to or more square feet: $100.
(10) 
Bowling alleys: $10 per alley, minimum $25.
(11) 
Motor buses, taxicabs and vehicles transporting passengers for pay or hire within the limits of the City or to or from the City: $10 per taxicab or vehicle, but not to exceed $100 in the aggregate for each owner.
(12) 
Bus terminals: $100.
(13) 
Skating rinks: $50.
(14) 
Circuses: $100.
(15) 
All public exhibitions, shows and recitals for pay, except those for religious, educational or charitable purposes: $10 per day, not to exceed $100 per year (January through December).
(16) 
All persons selling flowers, plants, Christmas trees and evergreens at retail for holiday decorations for periods of not more than 10 days prior to Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day and Thanksgiving Day shall pay a special license fee of $20 for each holiday period, subject to police and fire regulations.
(17) 
Annual maximum per business per location: $100.
C. 
Mechanical/amusement devices tax (§ 535-96).
(1) 
Mechanical devices, operator fees.
(a) 
Small game of chance devices: $250 per machine/year.
(b) 
Video games, simulated gaming (poker, blackjack, etc.): $250 per machine/year.
(c) 
Video games, amusement (PacMan, golf, racing, etc.): $100 per machine/year.
(d) 
Pinball games: $50 per machine/year.
(e) 
Prize machines (prizes, tokens or other consideration): $100 per machine/year.
(f) 
Billiard/pool/game tables, coin-operated: $100 per table/year.
(g) 
Mechanical rides: $25 per ride/year.
(h) 
Automatic music device/jukebox: $100 per machine/year.
(i) 
Beverage/food vending devices: $35 per machine/year.
(j) 
Gumball/penny candy devices: $10 per machine/year.
(k) 
Washers/dryers, pay operated: $25 per machine/year.
(l) 
Copiers, pay operated: $25 per machine/year.
(m) 
Personal products vending machines: $25 per machine/year.
(2) 
Amusement devices, operator fees.
(a) 
Bingo (per session): $50 per session.
(b) 
Raffles: 5%.
(c) 
Punch boards.
[1] 
Dollar value up to $25: $1 per board.
[2] 
Dollar value $26 to $50: $3 per board.
[3] 
Dollar value $51 to $100: $5 per board.
[4] 
Dollar value $101 and over: $10 per board.
(d) 
Prize cards: 5% per card.
(3) 
Mechanical devices, distributor fees.
(a) 
Amusement devices: 5% per device/year.
(b) 
Other devices: 5% per device/year.
(c) 
Beverage/food devices: 5% or $35 per device where gross cannot be determined.
(4) 
Amusement devices, distributor fees.
(a) 
All amusement devices: 5% per device/year.
D. 
Admissions tax (§ 535-110).
(1) 
Annual permit fee: $50.
(2) 
Temporary permit fee: $25.
(3) 
Renewal fee: $50.
(4) 
Duplicate permit (for defaced, destroyed or lost permits): $15.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 285-27, Taxicabs, Chapter 539, was repealed 11-9-2017 by Ord. No. 5608.
A. 
Tree removal permit: $10 (§ 554-4A).
B. 
Tree surgeon's license: $25 (§ 554-4E).
A. 
Administration, Part 1.
(1) 
Impounding service fee. The towing company shall pay a service fee of $20 to the City for each vehicle towed or impounded at the direction of the police (§ 560-11D).
B. 
Stopping, standing and parking, Part 3.
(1) 
Handicap parking permit application fee: $100 (§ 560-51B).
(2) 
Form MV-952, Police Request for Removal of Abandoned Vehicle: $25 (§ 560-56D).
(3) 
Parking meter zone rates: See § 560-58, Meter zones, Table 1.
[Amended 4-13-2011 by Ord. No. 5305; 6-22-2011 by Ord. No. 5319]
(a) 
South 7th Street, from Walnut Street to Washington Street, west side: $1 per hour.
(b) 
Ferry Street, from Walnut Street to Union Street, south side: $1 per hour.
(c) 
Union Street, from Ferry Street to Washington Street, east and west sides: $1 per hour.
(d) 
Washington Street, from 5th Street to 7th Street, north side: $1 per hour.
(e) 
3rd Street, from Larry Holmes Drive to Bushkill Street, Meters 33-22 and 33-224: $1 per hour.
(f) 
Bank Street, from Ferry to Spruce Street, west side, four-hour limit; vehicles over six feet nine inches in height only: $1 per hour.
(g) 
Spruce Street, Bank to South 4th Street, south side, four-hour limit; vehicles over 22 feet in length only: $1 per hour.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(3)(h), regarding all other metered zones, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458.
(4) 
City parking facilities.
[Amended 5-11-2011 by Ord. No. 5310; 6-22-2011 by Ord. No. 5319]
(a) 
Parking meter rates per hour and parking meters are established and authorized upon certain off-street lots in the City as follows: See § 560-58, Meter zones, Table 1.
C. 
Pedalcycles and motorcycles, Part 4.
(1) 
License for letting and rental of motorcycles: $100 per year, plus $5 per year for each motorcycle for hire to the public. Additional motorcycles may be licensed during the year on a pro rata basis, provided that no such license shall be for less than 50% of the annual charge (§ 560-90).
D. 
Unpaid tickets. Immobilized vehicles will be assessed a fee of $150 [§ 560-10B(5)].
[Added 7-24-2013 by Ord. No. 5425; amended 4-25-2018 by Ord. No. 5632]
(1) 
After 10 calendar days, an additional daily fee of $15 will be assessed if the vehicle remains immobilized until all fines and penalties are paid, resulting in the immobilization device being removed.
(2) 
A vehicle immobilized at a metered parking space shall be removed after 10 business days.
[Amended 5-23-2018 by Ord. No. 5639]
(3) 
A vehicle shall remain immobilized for no more than 30 calendar days, at which time said vehicle will be automatically towed at the owner's expense in addition to any outstanding fines and penalties.
E. 
Parking violation fees and penalties.
[Added 11-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5438; amended 2-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5451; 3-25-2015 by Ord. No. 5488; 7-27-2016 by Ord. No. 5561]
Type of Violation
Fee/Penalty
0-7 days
8-30 days
31-60 days
61-90 days
Overtime parking
$15
$30
$45
$65
Not parked within a metered space
$25
$35
$50
$70
Extending posted limit of meter
$25
$35
$50
$70
RPP Zone 1-hour limit
$35
$50
$70
$100
No parking official sign (see remarks)
$25
$35
$50
$70
No current inspection/ emission
$25
$35
$50
$70
Too close to corner (see remarks)
$25
$35
$50
$70
Double parking
$35
$50
$70
$100
Street cleaning, no parking this side
$25
$35
$50
$70
No parking (see remarks)
$25
$35
$50
$70
Blocking garage or driveway
$50
$75
$100
$125
Storage of vehicles
$50
$75
$100
$125
Inoperable or unregistered vehicles
$50
$75
$100
$125
Overnight parking
$50
$75
$100
$125
Keys in unattended motor vehicle
$25
$35
$50
$70
Snow emergency route
$25
$35
$50
$70
Unauthorized parking on private property
$50
$75
$100
$125
Fire hydrant
$100
$150
$175
$200
Handicap parking only
$100
$150
$175
$200
College Hill RPP zone
$35
$50
$70
$100
F.A. March School RPP zone
$35
$50
$70
$100
Kirby Sports RPP zone 2-hour limit
$35
$50
$70
$100
Other violations (explain below)
$25
$35
$50
$70
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 285-30, Water, Chapter 572, was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382.
A. 
Zoning permit application fee (§ 595-27A).
(1) 
Change of use: $50.
(2) 
New use: $50.
(3) 
Home office use: $50.
(4) 
Fence: $50.
(5) 
Accessory buildings.
(a) 
Up to 200 square feet: $50.
(b) 
From 201 square feet to 300 square feet: $50.
(c) 
From 301 square feet to 600 square feet: $50.
(d) 
More than 600 square feet: $50.
B. 
[1]Zoning Hearing Board fees.
(1) 
Special exceptions of same use addressed by the Zoning Hearing Board as one hearing: One through five at specified rate and for each one beyond five at $150 each (§ 595-238).
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection B, Certificate of use and occupancy (§  595-27B), was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382. This ordinance also redesignated former Subsections C through F as Subsections B through E, respectively.
C. 
Zoning appeals.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(1) 
Single-family dwelling, two-family dwellings, signs, solar facilities and nonprofit organization: $200.
[Amended 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391]
(2) 
(Reserved)
(3) 
Residential uses consisting of more than two dwelling units, commercial and industrial uses and other appeals not listed above: $500.
[Amended 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391]
(a) 
One- and two-family residential use and solar uses: $200.
(4) 
Planning Commission review of special exception: $100.
[Amended 6-27-2018 by Ord. No. 5644]
D. 
Communications facility regulations.
(1) 
Review and licensing of cellular communications towers and associated facilities: $100 per business, per tower, per year (§ 595-270X).
E. 
Copy of Zoning Ordinance: $25.
F. 
Historic District Commission.
[Added 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
(1) 
Historic District Commission application: $25.
A. 
Code Board of Appeal hearing: $500 per hearing.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
B. 
City Council appeal hearings: $175.
C. 
Board of Health appeal hearings: $175.
Banner fee: $15.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382; 8-8-2018 by Ord. No. 5651]
Copies of City plans (larger than 11 inches by 17 inches): $10 for black and white plans, $25 for color plans.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
Civil service: $50.
A. 
The fee for a certificate of occupancy is $75.
B. 
The fee for a photocopy of a certificate of occupancy is $0.25 per page.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 285-37, Construction and construction-related fees, as amended, was repealed 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672.
Refunds (permit withdrawn): 20% retained, plus cost of plan review.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
Duplicate real estate tax bill or certification: $10.
A. 
Noncriminal fingerprints: $20.
B. 
Criminal records check: $10.
C. 
Accident report: $15.
D. 
Photographs:
(1) 
Eight inches by 10 inches: $10.
(2) 
Five inches by seven inches: $5.
E. 
Service cost: $200 per response in addition to any costs of medical treatment to officers and/or costs of repairing or replacing damaged City equipment or property.
F. 
Meter covers: $15 per day, per cover.
[Amended 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458; 8-12-2015 by Ord. No. 5510]
G. 
Escorts (bank, funerals, etc.): $20. Nonprofits are exempt.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection H, Fire report, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458. See now § 285-41D.
A. 
Fire Marshal investigation report (subpoena required): $100.
B. 
Fire Department incident/investigation digital photographs copied to a CD (subpoena required).
(1) 
One to 50 pictures: $100.
(2) 
Fifty-one to 100 pictures: $150.
(3) 
One hundred one or more pictures: $200.
C. 
Fees to print photographs: Actual cost plus fifty-percent administrative fee per photo.
D. 
File report: $30.
[Added 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458]
[Amended 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357; 5-13-2015 by Ord. No. 5492]
A. 
Daily hourly and monthly parking garage fees.
(1) 
Daily fee.
(a) 
Pine Street Garage. 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: $3 per hour.
(b) 
South Third Street Garage. 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: $2 per hour.
(c) 
After-hours rate for both garages between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. shall be a flat rate of $1.
[Amended 3-22-2017 by Ord. No. 5587]
(2) 
Monthly parking garage fees:
(a) 
Twenty-four hour, for both garages: $70.
[Amended 3-22-2017 by Ord. No. 5587]
(b) 
Twenty-four-hour, monthly fee of $70 for the lower south deck located in the Pine Street Garage.
[Added 11-21-2017 by Ord. No. 5615; amended 6-13-2018 by Ord. No. 5642]
(c) 
South Third Street Garage, government employees: $50 from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
[Added 11-28-2018 by Ord. No. 5663]
B. 
Lost ticket: $50, unless the user can prove that he or she entered on the same day, in which case the fee is $24 for the Pine Street Garage and $16 for the South Third Street Garage.
[Amended 5-13-2015 by Ord. No. 5492]
C. 
The Mayor and City Administrator is authorized to set fees for discounts and promotions.
[Amended 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357; 12-10-2014 by Ord. No. 5479]
D. 
The City will only deal directly with businesses currently licensed to do business in the City of Easton for discounts.
E. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection E, regarding evening special parking, was repealed 3-22-2017 by Ord. No. 5587.
F. 
Merchant special. Merchants may purchase one-hour coupons for $1 that are redeemable at any time of day. There will be an eight-ticket minimum per purchase as there are eight printed on each sheet. There will also be an annual limit that will be set administratively for the number of merchant discounts issued per business per calendar year.
G. 
City Hall tax/bill payer passes. Residents paying taxes or utility bills may be given a free one-hour parking coupon from the Finance Department after the transaction has been completed.
H. 
For customers who have contracted for between 40 and 59 spaces, the monthly fee for a twenty-four-hour pass shall be $60 per pass. For customers with 60 passes or more, the monthly fee for a twenty-four-hour pass shall be $50 per pass.
[Added 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357; amended 12-10-2014 by Ord. No. 5479; 3-22-2017 by Ord. No. 5587]
I. 
For customers who have contracted for more than 20 but less then 40 spaces, the monthly fee for a twenty-four-hour pass shall be $65 per pass.
[Added 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357; amended 3-22-2017 by Ord. No. 5587]
J. 
The Easton Farmers Market customer may be allowed to purchase a discount pass for $3 after a minimum purchase of $15 from market vendors. This program shall be managed by the Easton Farmers Market manager, and proof of purchase will be required.
[Added 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357]
K. 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor’s Note: Former Subsection K, After-hours rate, added 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391, was repealed 5-13-2015 by Ord. No. 5492. For current provisions, see § 285-42A(1)(c).
L. 
Monthly evening parking garage pass for employees working downtown will be $20 per month, between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. Pay stubs are required to qualify for this rate, which will be audited on a quarterly basis by the Director of Finance, or their designee. The parking pass will expire after 90 days, at which time the pass holder will have to reapply.
[Added 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391; amended 8-14-2019 by Ord. No. 5681]
M. 
For garage customers violating the terms of monthly parking, which results in the turning off of a customer's card, the fee will be $10 to reactivate the card.
[Added 9-10-2014 by Ord. No. 5477]
A. 
Monthly — 24 hour: $55.
[Amended 5-9-2012 by Ord. No. 5357; 4-26-2017 by Ord. No. 5589]
B. 
Monthly rental card fee (new or replacement): $10.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 285-44, Meter parking tickets, as amended, was repealed 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458.
[Amended 3-23-2011 by Ord. No. 5302]
A. 
Sport registration fee is $40 per child.
B. 
The City of Easton Bureau of Recreation will provide each participant with a uniform.
C. 
Protective/safety equipment will be provided when necessary.
D. 
Registrants 13 years and older will be required herein to return City-issued uniforms in laundered and satisfactory condition within seven calendar days of the completion of their sports season. The City may take action to limit or prohibit the participation of the registrant and/or immediate family members in City youth sports if uniforms and equipment are not returned in satisfactory condition or if appropriate payment is not made for any damages to same.
A. 
Personnel. All overtime costs and extraordinary laborers' time incurred during regular hours are billable in part or in full by the City.
B. 
Bandwagon.
(1) 
Fees:
From
To
Within City limits
$50 first day
$75
Outside City limits
$150 first day
$150
Additional days
$20
$25
(2) 
If a second user requests the bandwagon on a weekend, the user will be additionally charged for overtime incurred to move the bandwagon.
(3) 
Banner display above bandwagon: no charge (courtesy).
C. 
Stages.
(1) 
Two at 10 feet by 10 feet, one at 16 feet by 14 feet: from no charge to $25 each.
D. 
Sound systems.
(1) 
Centre Square (organizer shall supply compact discs at least three days in advance of event): no charge.
(2) 
Amphitheater: $50.
E. 
Rentals.
(1) 
Amphitheater: $0 with call-out charge for labor.
(2) 
Pavilions (small and/or large).
[Amended 1-23-2019 by Ord. No. 5667]
(a) 
City residents: $100.
(b) 
Non-City residents: $150.
(3) 
Pavilions (City of Easton-sponsored recreation program participants): $25.
(4) 
Alcohol permit: $50.
(5) 
Locktender's House: $500 per month.
F. 
Security deposits.
(1) 
City areas (such as Circle, Amphitheater): $100.
(2) 
Pavilions: $100.
[Amended 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458]
G. 
Pool parties.
(1) 
Personnel: lifeguard wage plus $1 per hour.
(2) 
Per head: $1.
(3) 
Facility rental: $50.
H. 
The City administration may impose and pass on other real costs to the event organizers not outlined in this fee schedule, and the administration retains the right to waive any and all fees based on exceptional circumstances.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 285-47, Sports fees, was repealed 3-23-2011 by Ord. No. 5302.
Private solid waste collectors.
A. 
License fees:
(1) 
Per company: $50.
(2) 
Per vehicle: $20.
B. 
Inspection: $15 per vehicle.
C. 
Late fee. A late fee of $25 will be applied to any health license which is not renewed and paid by the yearly due date.
Tax lien certificate: $25.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 285-50, Temporary food facilities, was repealed 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382.
Duplicate utility bills and/or receipts.
A. 
Photo copy of original bill: $0.50.
B. 
If applied for in person: $1.
C. 
If requested by mail or telephone: $2.
Water-sewer call-out: $100.
[Amended 12-12-2012 by Ord. No. 5382]
A. 
Cost of cutting: actual cost.
B. 
Administrative charge: 25% of cost remediation.
C. 
Code inspection charge: $100 per inspection.
Compact disc fee:
A. 
Geographic Information Systems Data CD: $40 per CD.
B. 
Comprehensive Plan or Ordinance CD: $25 per CD.
[1]
Editor’s Note: Former § 285-55, Reinspection fees, was repealed 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672.
[Added 3-10-2010 by Ord. No. 5249]
A. 
Daily rates:
[Amended 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458]
City Residents
Non-City Residents
Adult (12-61): $6
Adult (12-61): $10
Senior (62+): $4
Senior (62+): $7
Child (6-11): $4
Child (6-11): $7
B. 
Season pass:
[Amended 3-23-2011 by Ord. No. 5302; 3-28-2012 by Ord. No. 5348; 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458; 3-14-2018 by Ord. No. 5629]
(1) 
Before May 1:
City Residents
Non-City Residents
Family: $99
Family: $155
Individual: $65
Adult: $95
Youth: $40
Youth: $80
Senior: $35
Senior: $55
(2) 
After May 1:
City Residents
Non-City Residents
Family: $125
Family: $175
Individual: $85
Adult: $115
Youth: $45
Youth: $90
Senior: $45
Senior: $60
C. 
Twilight swim - after 4:30 p.m.: $2.
D. 
Family membership: two adults in a committed relationship residing in the same household and any two dependent children up to age 19 living in the same household (evidence of such may be required).
E. 
Family membership add on: If there are more than four members in a family membership, add $10 per person after four.
F. 
Individual membership: ages 12 through 61.
G. 
Senior membership: age 62 plus.
H. 
Youth: children ages six through 11. A parent or legal guardian must sign all youth membership applications.
[Added 2-13-2013 by Ord. No. 5391]
Returned check fees: $35.
[Added 6-26-2013 by Ord. No. 5417; amended 3-26-2014 by Ord. No. 5458; 4-10-2019 by Ord. No. 5672]
The processing fee for each credit card, debit card, electronic check, other card or electronic form of payment shall be 2.25% of the total payment being made to the City for the cost of processing the payment.
[Added 3-12-2014 by Ord. No. 5457]
A. 
The City and any attorney or private collector collecting delinquent real estate taxes and municipal fees on behalf of the City are hereby authorized to accept payment of delinquent real estate taxes and municipal fees by credit card or debit card.
B. 
Where payment is by credit card or debit card, any charges or fees charged by the credit card or debit card company and/or the credit card or debit card servicing agent shall become part of the delinquent real estate tax or municipal claim and be charged immediately to the credit card or debit card used to make payment.
C. 
The above applies to credit card or debit card payments made by mail, telephone, the Internet or in person.