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Village of Ardsley, NY
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Chapter A210. Fees

§ A210-3. Fees enumerated.

[Last amended 8-6-2007 by L.L. No. 12-2007]
The following are the applicable fees, the chapter in the Code in which the activity is set out and the amount and frequency of the fee:
A. 
Chapter 42, Alarm Devices and Systems.
[Added 5-3-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010; amended 12-5-2016 by L.L. No. 6-2016]
(1) 
Residential annual alarm permit fee: $40.
(2) 
Nonresidential annual alarm permit fee: $75.
A.1. 
Chapter 44, Amusement Devices.
(1) 
For an operator: $100 annually.
(2) 
For an owner/distributor: $100 annually.
(3) 
Decal:[1] $25 per decal.
[1]
Editor's Note: See § 44-9, Decal required.
A.2. 
Chapter 50, Antennas.
(1) 
For an antenna permit: $50.
(2) 
For a building permit for an antenna: the fee set forth in § A210-3B for a building permit.
B. 
Chapter 64, Building Construction.
(1) 
Building permit:
(a) 
For new residential dwellings: $75 per filing, plus $2.50 per square foot of floor area.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(b) 
For new commercial buildings: $75 per filing, plus $3.50 per square foot of floor area for the first 20,000 square feet, plus $3 per square foot for the floor area in excess of 20,000 square feet.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(c) 
For all other work, including additions, renovations or alterations: $75 per filing, plus $20 per $1,000, or any part thereof, total value.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(d) 
For legalization of existing structures: $150 per filing, plus $40 per $1,000, or any part thereof, total value. In any event, the minimum legalization permit fee shall be $500.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(e) 
For roofing and siding: $125 per filing. This includes all permit and CO fees.
[Added 3-2-2009]
(f) 
For sheds on residential properties: $125 per filing. This includes all permit and CO fees. For sheds on commercial properties, the fees listed in Subsection B(1)(b) and (c) above apply.
[Added 1-17-2012]
(g) 
For backup generators on residential properties: $125 per filing. This includes the permit and CO fees. For generators on commercial properties, the fees listed in Subsection B(1)(c) above apply.
[Added 1-17-2012[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This resolution also provided for the redesignation of former Subsection B(1)(f) as Subsection B(1)(h).
(h) 
For the renewal of a building permit: 50% of the original permit fee. In any event, the minimum permit renewal fee shall be $50.
[Added 3-2-2009]
(2) 
House sewer connection:
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
New, replacement or repair: $125.
(b) 
Sewer tie-in: $250.
(3) 
New installation or replacement of any gas or oil burner or of any gas, electric, oil or solar hot-water heater: $75.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(4) 
Certificate of occupancy:
(a) 
For a total value of up to $5,000: $15 per application.
(b) 
For a total value of $5,001 to $50,000: $25 per application.
(c) 
For a total value of $50,001 and over: $45 per application.
(d) 
For new residential buildings: $100 per application.
[Added 1-17-2012]
(e) 
For new commercial buildings: $200 per application.
[Added 1-17-2012[3]]
[3]
Editor's Note: This resolution also provided for the redesignation of former Subsection B(4)(d) through (f) as Subsection B(4)(f) through (h), respectively.
(f) 
For reissuance: $25 per application.
(g) 
For certification: $20.
(h) 
For applications involving the legalization of existing structures, all fees shall be doubled.
(i) 
For conditional or temporary certificates for residential buildings: $100 per application.
[Added 1-17-2012]
(j) 
For conditional or temporary certificates for commercial buildings: $200 per application.
[Added 1-17-2012]
(5) 
(Reserved)[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B(5), Plumbing license, was repealed 1-17-2012.
(6) 
Storm sewer installation (commercial and residential):
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
Street connection to building wall: $200.
(b) 
One to three connection to leaders, gutters, drains, floor area or canopy drains: $50.
(c) 
All connections over three: $10.
(7) 
Water service: new, replacement or repair:
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
Three-fourths inch: $100.
(b) 
Three inches and up: $250.
(8) 
Fire water service sprinkler, standpipe or combination (this covers inspection):
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
For a single-family dwelling: $75 plus $3 per head.
(b) 
For multifamily and commercial buildings: $150 plus $4 per sprinkler head.
(9) 
Plumbing fixtures:
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
Installation one to three plumbing fixtures appliances or standpipe connections: $75.
(b) 
Any over three: $10 per fixture.
(10) 
Lawn sprinklers, irrigation systems and ornamental display fountains:
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(a) 
One to 10 connections: $75.
(b) 
All connections over 10: $5 each.
(11) 
Any gas-supplied fixture or unit: $50.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(12) 
Replacement of any plumbing fixtures: $15.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(13) 
Reinspection penalty fee: $100.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(14) 
Electric fees. The fee for a permit shall be $15 per $1,000 or any part thereof of the total job cost. In any event, the minimum permittee shall be $75. For applications involving the legalization of electrical work, all fees shall be doubled.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(15) 
Plumbing fees. Notwithstanding any other provision with respect to fees under § A210-3, the minimum plumbing permit fee shall be $75. For applications involving the legalization of plumbing work, all fees shall be doubled.
[Amended 1-17-2012]
(16) 
HVAC fees.
(a) 
For residential work: $50 per compressor and $50 for all new ducts.
(b) 
For commercial work: $150 plus $10 per ton.
(17) 
Fire inspection fees:
[Added 3-2-2009]
(a) 
Multifamily and dormitory: $100, plus $10 per unit.
(b) 
Commercial (up to 5,000 square feet): $100.
(c) 
Commercial (over 5,000 square feet): $100, plus $10 per additional 1,000 square feet.
(d) 
Private schools: $100, plus $10 per 1,000 square feet.
(e) 
This fee schedule shall apply to the initial inspection, plus one follow-up inspection for the purpose of verifying that deficiencies have been corrected. Additional inspections necessitated by further uncorrected deficiencies shall require an additional fee equal to 1/2 of the initial fee for each additional inspection.
(18) 
Title search fees.
[Added 5-7-2018]
(a) 
$50 for one- and two-family dwellings plus $0.25 per page for each paper document provided.
(b) 
$75 for multifamily plus $0.25 per page for each paper document provided.
(c) 
$100 for commercial and mixed-use buildings plus $0.25 per page for each paper document provided.
(d) 
$150 for the shopping centers in the B-3 District plus $0.25 per page for each paper document provided.
C. 
(Reserved)[5]
[5]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection C, Chapter 90, Dogs and Other Animals, was repealed 4-1-2013.
D. 
Chapter 105, Excavations.
(1) 
Excavations: $50 per application.
DD. 
Chapter 109, Filming.
[Amended 12-17-2012 by L.L. No. 7-2012]
(1) 
Commercial filming in commercial district: $5,000 per day (minimum).
[Amended 5-7-2018]
(2) 
Commercial filming in parks/residential areas: $2,000 per day.
[Amended 5-7-2018]
(3) 
Nonprofit/student1 filming in commercial district: $1,500 per day.
(4) 
Nonprofit/student1 filming in parks/residential areas: $500 per day.
1NOTE: Student is defined as "one enrolled in post-high-school education."
E. 
Chapter 112, Fire Prevention.
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(1) 
Inspections: $100 each.
(2) 
Cellulose nitrate film: $100 annually.
(3) 
Fireworks: $500 per event.
(4) 
Flammable liquids:
(a) 
For the storage, handling, or use of Class I, II or III: $100 annually.
(b) 
For the manufacture, process, blend or refine: $5,000 annually.
(c) 
For storage in stationary tanks: $150 annually.
(d) 
For automobile garages: $100 annually.
(e) 
For hazardous chemicals: $250 annually.
(f) 
For liquefied petroleum gas: $25 annually.
(5) 
Bonfires: $500 per event.
(6) 
Storage of combustible materials: $250 annually or $25 daily.
F. 
Chapter 122, Garbage, Rubbish and Refuse.
(1) 
Commercial waste disposal, weekly volume:
[Amended 5-20-2013 by L.L. No. 3-2013]
(a) 
For one to five thirty-gallon containers per week: $55 per month.
(b) 
For six to 10 thirty-gallon containers per week on average: $125 per month.
(c) 
For 11 to 20 thirty-gallon containers per week on average: $175 per month.
(d) 
For 21 or more thirty-gallon containers per week on average: $250 per month.
(e) 
For dumpsters: $275.
(2) 
Penalties for late payment: $25 for payment received more than 15 days after it is due and an additional $25 for every additional 15 days late until payment is received.
G. 
Chapter 132, Landfills.
(1) 
Landfill permit: $50 per application.
G1.
Chapter 143, Parking, Public Off-Street.
(1)
For Village residents, Village businesses and employees of Village businesses: $120 per annum.
(2)
For all others: $150 per annum.
(3)
Section 143-4, Parking meter zones.
[Added 1-7-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
(a)
Twenty-five cents per 15 minutes.
$1 minimum for credit cards.
H. 
Chapter 148, Parks and Recreation.
(1) 
Tennis courts:
(a) 
For an ID/permit card: $5 per card per person for first-time card applicants only; replacement, if lost: $10 per card per person.
(b) 
For Ardsley residents:
[1] 
Family: $90 per season. [Note: "Family" shall include husband and wife and all children under age 22, living at the home address, who shall not have reached their 22nd birthday by April 1 of the permit year.]
[2] 
Individual: $45 per season.
(c) 
For nonresidents:
[1] 
Family: $140 per season. [Note: "Family" shall include husband and wife and all children under age 22, living at the home address, who shall not have reached their 22nd birthday by April 1 of the permit year.]
[2] 
Individual: $75 per season.
(d) 
Guests, Ardsley residents: [Note: Guests shall be limited to not more than 50% of the players on the court.]
[1] 
Weekends, tennis: $4 per hour.
[2] 
Weekdays before 5:00 p.m., tennis: $3 per hour; after 5:00 p.m.: $4 per hour.
(e) 
Guests, nonresidents: [Note: Guests shall be limited to not more than 50% of the players on the court.]
[1] 
Weekends, tennis: $6 per hour.
[2] 
Weekdays before 5:00 p.m., tennis: $4 per hour; after 5:00 p.m.: $6 per hour.
(f) 
For an electronic gate key: $10.
(g) 
Fee to participate in tennis clinics:
[Added 5-3-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2010]
[1] 
For residents: $90.
[2] 
For nonresidents: $110.
[Amended 3-18-2013]
(2) 
Ballfields and pavilions (five-hour period): [Note: This pertains to McDowell Park baseball field, Louis M. Pascone Memorial Park softball field and Louis M. Pascone Memorial Park soccer field.]
Time of Use
Residents
Nonresidents
Weekdays (single use)
$25
$50
Weekend
$50
$100
Monday through Friday
$200
$400
(3) 
Red bull mini-wee soccer.
[Added 3-18-2013]
(a) 
For residents: $80.
(b) 
For nonresidents: $100.
(4) 
Skate park lessons.
[Added 3-18-2013]
(a) 
For residents: $100.
(b) 
For nonresidents: $120.
(5) 
Chess classes:
[Added 3-18-2013]
(a) 
For residents: $100.
(b) 
For nonresidents: $130.
(6) 
KidzArt.
[Added 3-18-2013]
(a) 
For residents: $125.
(b) 
For nonresidents: $145.
I. 
Chapter 152, Peddling and Soliciting.
(1) 
For peddling and vending: $250 annually.
J. 
Chapter 165, Sewers.
(1) 
Sewer connections, nonresident direct connection: $1,000 upon connection.
(2) 
Sewer maintenance, nonresident direct connection: $50 annually.
K. 
Chapter 173, Streets and Sidewalks.
(1) 
Street openings: 10% of the deposit or $400, whichever is greater, per opening.[6]
K.1.
Chapter 184, Trailers, Storage.
(1)
Permit application fee: $100 (nonrefundable).
(2)
Following approval of application: $100 per month for every month trailer is located on property.
[6]
Editor's Note: See § 173-34.1, Deposit required.
L. 
Chapter 190, Vehicles and Traffic.
[Amended 4-7-2008]
(1) 
Overweight vehicles:
(a) 
Application for permit; permit valid for 30 days: $25.
(b) 
Renewal of permit; each renewal valid for 30 days; renewable twice: $10 each renewal.
(2) 
Overnight parking: $25 annually; replacement: $5.
(3) 
Permit parking.
[Amended 5-7-2018; 3-2-2020]
(a) 
For Village residents, Village businesses and employees of Village businesses: $280 per annum.
(b) 
For all others: $500 per annum.
(c) 
Permit parking sticker replacement fee prior to expiration: $10.
(d) 
Prorating of fees will be permitted on a schedule as determined by the Village Manager.
(4) 
Parking meters, one- and two-hour:
[Amended 1-7-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
(a) 
Twenty-five cents per 15 minutes.
(b) 
$1 minimum for credit cards.
M. 
Chapter 200, Zoning.
(1) 
Zoning Board of Appeals filing fee: $200 per applicant.
(2) 
Zoning Ordinance reproduction: $25.
(3) 
Zoning Map reproduction: $5.
(4) 
Recreation fee for assisted, independent and/or special needs living units in the CCH District: $600 per unit.
(5) 
For a permit to disturb any wetland, watercourse, waterbody, floodplain or wetland buffer area: $250.
(6) 
For a permit to disturb a steep slope area: $250.
N. 
Miscellaneous.
(1) 
Auto wrecking, junkyard waste material handling plant: $500 annually.
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(2) 
Bowling alley: $25 per alley annually.
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(3) 
Dry-cleaning plants, wet-cleaning plants and laundromats: $100 annually.
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(4) 
Lumberyards and woodworking plants: $500 annually.
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(5) 
Places of assembly:
[Amended 3-2-2009]
(a) 
Up to 5,000 square feet: $100.
(b) 
Over 5,000 square feet: $100, plus $10 per additional 1,000 square feet.
(6) 
Photocopies of documents provided under the Freedom of Information Law: the maximum amount permitted by the Freedom of Information Law.
(7) 
Police accident report: $5.
(8) 
Planning Board site plan review:
(a) 
Original application: $250.
(b) 
Amended application: $200.
(9) 
Residential subdivision: $2,000 per unit or lot.
(10) 
Residential site plan: $2,000 per unit or lot.
(11) 
Residential site plan. CCH or R-4 District: $2,000 per unit or lot.
(12) 
Subdivision application fee: $1,000.
(13) 
Notary fees: Two dollars per notarization.
(14) 
Community Center rental fee:
(a) 
For residents: $50 for a two-hour meeting.
[Amended 3-15-2010; 4-14-2011; 5-20-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013; 3-21-2016]
(b) 
For nonresidents: $75 for a two-hour meeting.
[Amended 3-15-2010; 4-14-2011; 5-20-2013 by L.L. No. 4-2013; 3-21-2016]
(c) 
Refundable deposit fee for residents and nonresidents: $250.
(15) 
Village Board site plan review: $250 plus $25 per required parking space.[7]
[7]
Editor's Note: See § 167-2, Application for site plan approval.
(16) 
Floodplain development permit application: $250.
(17) 
Miscellaneous operating permits not listed in § A210-3: $100 annually.
[Added 3-2-2009]
(18) 
Projecting wall sign inspection fee: $100 annually.
[Added 5-4-2009 by L.L. No. 2-2009]
(19) 
Leaf blower permits:
[Added 8-3-2009 by L.L. No. 3-2009]
(a) 
Issued to the owners of properties containing one- and two-family dwellings: $5.
(b) 
Issued to the owners of commercial or multifamily properties: $25.
(c) 
Issued to any business entity working on residential or commercial properties: $25.
(20) 
Dumpster permit fee: $100 for a period not to exceed five days, plus $40 per day per parking meter blocked by the dumpster. The applicant shall deposit with the Village $250 in cash or certified check to reimburse the village for all expenses which may be incurred by it in restoring any damage created by the placement, use, removal and/or relocation of the dumpster.
[Added 1-17-2012]