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Village of Port Chester, NY
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Port Chester 6-2-1986 by L.L. No. 5-1986; amended in its entirety 11-3-1997 by L.L. No. 17-1997. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Village of Port Chester, New York, has recognized that permit and other fees scattered through the Code makes it difficult to determine the exact fee required in a particular case. For that reason, there is hereby provided a set of fees for each of the activities specified, with reference to the appropriate Code section. Said Code section has been amended to refer to this chapter.
All of the fees set out herein are annual fees and are for the year and/or any part thereof.
The fee year shall be either the calendar year or fiscal year previously applicable for the activity.
The following are the applicable fees, the chapter in the Code in which the activity is set out and the amount of the annual fee:
License or Activity
Code Reference
Annual Fee
Chapter 1, General Provisions
Sale of Code Book
§ 1-12
$175
Chapter 9, Architectural Review Board
[Amended 5-28-2003; 4-16-2013]
Architectural Board
Construction
§ 9-4
One- and two-family dwellings
$50
All other uses
$100
Signs
§ 9-7
$50
Sign installation
$100
Chapter 44, Electrical Control Board
Electrical contractors
Examination
§ 44-8
$50
Reexamination
§ 44-9D
$25
Certified copy of of license for filing in other municipalities
§ 44-10
$5
Renewal of license
§ 44-12
$200
Special electrician's license
§ 44-15B
$100
Renewal
$100
Recognition of out-of-town license
§ 44-23
$200
Chapter 49, Engineer
[Added 10-5-2016; amended 10-16-2017]
General engineering permit
§ 49-6
$150 base fee up to the first hour and $150 per hour thereafter
Inspections, per hour
$150
Chapter 104, Recreation Department
[Added 2-21-2017]
Recreation fees
§ 104-1
Youth tennis
$65
Hands on clay classes
$75
3rd through 5th grade basketball
$75
Soccer (fall, summer, spring)
$85
Nonresident
$95
Winter soccer
$75
Minicamp (February)
$65
Floor hockey
$65
Port Chester Day Camp (not including trip or extended day fees)
Early registration
$660
Late registration
$780
Port Chester Cub Camp
Early registration
$525
Late registration
$625
Nonresidents
$625
Men's softball, per team
$950 with $100 deposit
Chapter 122, Adult Entertainment Businesses
[Added 9-2-2008 by L.L. No. 9-2008; amended 12-16-2013]
Annual adult entertainment business license
§ 122-4A
Occupancy of 1 to 74
$800
Occupancy of 75 to 299
$960
Occupancy of 300 to 599
$1,280
Occupancy of 600 or more
$1,600
Annual adult entertainment business employee license
§ 122-4A
$50
Chapter 126, Alarm Devices
[Amended 5-28-2003; 12-1-2008; 12-16-2013]
Alarm devices
False alarms
§ 126-13
First 2 within same calendar year
No charge
For third within same calendar year
$50
For fourth and subsequent within same calendar year
$100
Appeal to Alarm Review Board
$50
Registration
$40
Chapter 133, Amusement Devices
[Amended 12-16-2013]
Amusement device annual license, per machine, maximum of 2 machines
§ 133-10
$85
Chapter 136, Animals
[Amended 12-20-2010 by L.L. No. 14-2010]
Dogs
Reclaiming of dog from impoundment
§ 136-11
Licensed dog
$10
Unlicensed dog
$20
Sale or barter of live poultry
§ 136-18
$10
Chapter 140, Bicycles
Bicycle registration
§ 140-2
$0.25
Chapter 143, Billiards, Bowling and Shooting Galleries
[Amended 12-16-2013]
Billiard tables (2 maximum)
§ 143-6
$750
Chapter 145, Bingo
Bingo license, for each occasion bingo is conducted
§ 145-6A
$10
Chapter 148, Boating and Watercraft
[Amended 5-3-1999; 5-15-2002; 5-28-2003; 4-28-2004; 3-2-2009]
Mooring tackle and buoy permit
§ 148-9
Resident: up to 16 feet
$500
Each additional foot
$50
Nonresident: up to 16 feet
$800
Each additional foot
$60
Chapter 151, Building Code Administration and Enforcement
[Amended 5-18-1998; 5-1-2000; 9-18-2000; 12-4-2006; 5-7-2007; 3-16-2009; 5-3-2010; 2-6-2012; 4-16-2013; 4-29-2013; 6-2-2014; 3-19-2018 by L.L. No. 4-2018; 3-19-2018]
Building and fire prevention
Building permits, including building system permits except as stated herein
§ 151-4
Construction costs
Residential
One- and two-family dwellings
$175
Multifamily dwellings
$275
Commercial
Including mixed use with residential
$400
Over $1,000,000 construction cost residential
$150
Over $1,000,000 construction cost commercial
$250
Amendments to permit
Residential
$100
Commercial
$150
Affidavit of final cost of construction
Submission required when permit construction cost exceeds $10,000
Certificate of occupancy, for permits issued prior to the effective date of Local Law No. 4 of 2018, the following fee is required
Residential
1- and 2-family dwellings
$100
Multiple-family dwelling (3 or more dwelling units)
$200
Nonresidential
$300
Change in nature of occupancy (commercial tenancy only)
$125
Temporary certificate of occupancy
Residential (1- and 2-family dwellings)
First 60 days
$100
Additional 30 days
$100 (1st 30-day request)
$200 (2nd 30-day request)
$300 (3rd 30-day request)
Multiple dwellings
$300 (each additional 30-day request after)
First 60 days
$500
Additional 30 days
$250 (1st 30-day request)
$300 (2nd 30-day request)
$400 (3rd 30-day request)
$500 (each additional 30-day request after)
Plus
$15 per unit 6 or more
Commercial
First 60 days
$500
Additional 30 days
$250 (1st 30-day request)
$300 (2nd 30-day request)
$400 (3rd 30-day request)
$500 (4th 30-day request)
Each additional 30-day request after the 4th 30-day request
Shall increase by $100 above the 4th 30-day request amount ($500) in equidistant increments
Applications for permit renewal
§ 151-4J
Residential
$175
Multifamily unit 6 or more
$200, plus $10 each
Commercial
$300
Building system permits
§ 151-4N
Fire sprinkler permits
Residential (1- and 2-family dwellings)
$250
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$12
Multifamily
First 24 heads
$400
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$15
Above 24 heads
$100
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$12
Commercial
First 24 heads
$600
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$15
Above 24 heads
$100
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$12
Fire sprinkler permits - alterations or repairs to existing systems
Residential
$250
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$15
Multifamily
$450
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$17
Commercial
$550
Each additional $1,000 or part thereof, per $1,000
$17
HVAC permits
Residential
$200 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Multifamily
$400 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Commercial
$550 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Plumbing permit fees
1 to 5 fixtures, minimum fee
$100
Each additional fixture over 5, per fixture
$10
Testing gas meters
First meter
$50
Each additional meter
$25
Return for retesting of gas meter, per meter
$50
Electrical permit fees
Work cost
$0 to $10,000
$100
$10,001 to $100,000
$150
$100,001 and up
$250
Demolition work
Work cost
$0 to $1,000
$350
Each additional $1,000
$15
Other permits
§ 151-4
Tanks (new and replacements)
$50
Sale or storage of explosives
$50
Installation or test of oil burner
$30
Storage and sale of small arms ammunition
$80
Fireworks display and discharge
$150
Tents
$250
Blasting (per job)
$80
Copies of fire reports
$10
Transport of explosives
$50
Storage or handling of any catalytic agent necessary for the manufacture of plastic materials
$40
Retailer, jobber or wholesaler storing or handling more than 25 pounds of cellulose nitrate plastics (pyroxylin)
$40
Revocation, suspension or revoked permit - reinstatement
§ 151-4O
$100
Special building permits umbrella
§ 151-4P
50% of renewal fee
Special building permits
§ 151-4P
$100
Reinspection
§ 151-5C
$50
Building permit administrative fee where there is an outstanding stop-work order or where work has been commenced without the requisite permit having been obtained
§ 151-9B(3)
$300 or 3 times the permit fee, whichever is greater
Standard searches
$35
zoning verification request
$35
Expedited searches
$200
Fire safety and property maintenance inspection program
$200 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Multiple dwellings
$400 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Commercial
$550 for the first $10,000; $5 per $1,000
Plumbing permit fees
1 to 5 fixtures, minimum fee
$100
Each additional fixture over 5, per fixture
$10
Testing gas meters
Places of public assembly
$50
Each additional meter
$25
Return for retesting of gas meter, per meter
$50
Nonresidential properties
Electrical permit fees
Work cost
$0 to $10,000
$100
First reinspection
$150
Each additional reinspection
$250
(Mixed-use buildings will be assessed a fee for each occupant present.)
Testing Fees
Work cost
$0 to $1,000
$350
Each additional $1,000
$15
Chapter 155, Catering and Events Establishments
[Added 6-1-2009 by L.L. No. 6-2009; amended 12-16-2013]
Annual catering and events establishment license
§ 155-4A
Occupancy
1 through 74
$530
75 through 299
$640
300 through 599
$750
600+
$850
Chapter 157, Circuses, Carnivals and Parades
$250
Rodeo, circus and carnival license, per day
$80
Operation of carousels and merry-go-rounds, per day
$10
Chapter 165, Dance Halls and Cabarets
[Amended 5-28-2003; 6-1-2009 by L.L. No. 7-2009; 3-1-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010; 12-16-2013]
Annual cabaret license
§ 165-4A
Occupancy
26 to 74
$800
75 to 299
$960
300 to 599
$1,280
600+
$1,600
Chapter 176, Film Permits
[Amended 5-3-1999; 5-15-2002; 12-16-2013]
Private property
§ 176-4
$630
Per day
$125
Public property
§ 176-11
$950
Per day
$125
Church, school or not-for-profit organization
$35
Chapter 178, Firearms and Fireworks
$200
Investigation by Police Department
§ 178-4
$50
Chapter 181, Flood Damage Prevention
[Added 8-20-2007]
Floodplain development permit
§ 181-11
$250
Chapter 195, Hawking, Peddling and Soliciting
[Amended 5-28-2003; 12-16-2013]
Duplicate of license
§ 195-5
$5
License
§ 195-6
Resident
$435
Nonresident
$560
Badge
§ 195-7
$6
Duplicate of religious solicitor's permit
§ 195-27
$0.25
Chapter 204, Laundromats
[Amended 5-28-2003; 12-16-2013]
Laundromat license
§ 204-5
$280
Chapter 206, Licensed Occupations
Auctioneer
§ 206-11
Basic annual fee
$250
Daily fee
$75
Transient business
License
$200
Renewal
$100
Pawnbroker
§ 206-21
$100
Junk dealer
§ 206-27
$50
Towing, per towing car operated
§ 206-29
If issued on or before November 1
$25
If issued after November 1
$15
Privately owned parking lots
§ 206-33
$0.25, multiplied by number of cars such lot can accommodate
Employment agency
§ 206-35
Initial 12-month period
$120
Each month or fraction thereof for less than 1 year
$10
Rowboat station or boat livery 25 boats or fewer
§ 206-40
$25
In addition, for each 10 boats or fraction thereof in excess of 25
$10
Chapter 211, Lodging and Boarding Houses
[Amended 12-16-2013]
Per building
§ 211-5
$285
In addition, for each room over 4 per building which is used as an accommodation for hire
$28
Chapter 236, Parks
[Amended 4-3-2000 by L.L. No. 5-2000; 5-19-2014]
Group use (up to five hours)
§ 236-5
Residents
Up to 49 persons
$100
50 to 99 persons
$225
100 persons and over
$600
Nonresidents
Up to 49 persons
$250
50 to 99 persons
$500
100 persons and over
$1,000
Athletic field use (two hours)
§ 236-5
Lyon Park Baseball Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$200
Recreation Park Baseball Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$200
Abendroth Park Softball Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$200
Abendroth Park Soccer Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$200
Columbus Park Soccer Field
Youth resident (youth designation is 18 years or less or still in high school)
$60
Youth nonresident
$120
Adult resident
$90
Adult nonresident
$180
Resident corporation
$175
Nonresident corporation
$350
Edgewood Park Baseball Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$100
Edgewood Park Soccer Field
Resident
$50
Nonresident
$100
Chapter 247, Public Pay Phones
[Amended 12-20-2004]
Permit fee per proposed pay telephone (initial application and renewal)
§ 247-8
$200
Change made in location of pay telephone, or removal, per telephone
§ 247-3
$25
Chapter 250, Restaurant Ancillary Entertainment Licensing
[Added 9-2-2008 by L.L. No. 8-2008; amended 12-16-2013]
Annual restaurant ancillary entertainment license
§ 250-4A
$530
Occasional restaurant ancillary entertainment license
§ 250-4A
$160
Chapter 260, Portable Temporary Storage Units
[Added 11-5-2018 by L.L. No. 12-2018]
Application permit
§ 260-2
$30
Application for extension of permit
§ 260-2
$30
Chapter 264, Sales
Going-out-of-business sale
§ 264-4
$50
Chapter 269, Sewers
[Amended 8-7-2017 by L.L. No. 7-2017]
Sewer connection permit
§ 269-5
Single- and two-family residential, per connection
$250
Multifamily residential, commercial or industrial, per connection
$750
Chapter 270, Sidewalk Cafes
[Amended 6-7-2010 by L.L. No. 6-2010]
Annual permit
§ 270-6
$100
Chapter 272, Signs and Billboards
Permit
§ 272-4
Real estate signs not exceeding 25 square feet
No charge
First 100 square feet
$20
Over 100 square feet, per square foot
$0.10
Chapter 275, Solid Waste
[Amended 6-27-2001; 5-28-2003; 4-28-2004; 7-21-2008; 5-3-2010; 4-29-2015]
Private refuse-collection vehicle
§ 275-8E
License
$100
Renewal
$100
Replacement license
$10
Use of dumping facilities
§ 275-9K
Minimum charge up to 1,000 pounds
$110
1,000 pounds to 1,999 pounds
$110
2,000 pounds to 2,500 pounds
$132
2,501 pounds to 3,000 pounds
$154
3,001 pounds to 3,500 pounds
$176
3,501 pounds to 4,000 pounds
$220
4,001 pounds to 5,000 pounds
$242
Over 5,000 pounds
$308
Use of dumping facilities - Green Waste
§ 275-9K
Up to 2,000 pounds
$55
2,001 pounds to 4,000 pounds
$110
4,001 pounds to 6,000 pounds
$165
6,001 pounds to 8,000 pounds
$220
8,001 pounds to 10,000 pounds
$275
Each additional ton above 10,000 pounds
$55
Chapter 281, Stormwater Management
[Added 10-5-2016; amended 10-16-2017]
Fees for services
§ 281-26
Review of SWPPPs
$1,000
Inspection and SMPs by Stormwater Management Officer
$150 base fee up to the first hour and $150 per hour thereafter
Chapter 283, Streets and Sidewalks
[Amended 12-21-1998; 5-28-2003; 11-2-2009 by L.L. No. 13-2009; 4-16-2013; 12-16-2013; 8-7-2017 by L.L. No. 7-2017; 4-11-2019 by L.L. No. 2-2019]
Street opening permit [NOTE: If a community work plan is not on file with the Engineer, then a penalty of two times shall be added to the base permit fee.]
§ 283-3
Standard
$750
Major
$750, plus $1 per each additional square foot
Emergency
$1,500, plus $2 per each additional square foot
Renewal/extension
$500
Blanket bond
§ 283-7
$15,000
Inspection fees
§ 283-8
Standard
Included within permit fee, except for reinspections
Major
$750, plus $1 per each additional square foot, to cover initial and final inspections
Emergency
$1,500, plus $2 per each total additional square foot total, for each inspection
Progress inspection, each
$500
Reinspection
$100 for first and $250 for each additional, or actual cost, whichever is greater
Moving of building permit
§ 283-14
$100
Building drain construction permit
§ 283-17
$75
Obstructions
§ 283-21
Initial permit (roll-off box)
$5.50
Additionally, per day or fraction thereof
$22
Other, (scaffolding, barriers) per foot
$10
Sidewalk construction
First 25 square feet
$20
Each additional 25 square feet
$5
Curb cut
$65
Sidewalk excavation application
$100
Sidewalk repair permit
$5 plus a cash deposit of $2.10 per square foot
Removal of shopping carts
§ 283-34
Transportation and storage charges but not less than $2 per cart
Wireless permit application
Where an application is for wireless telecommunications facilities that will be mounted on existing structures in the rights-of-way
$500 for each application containing up to 5 wireless telecommunicat- ions facilities; and $100 for each additional wireless telecommunicat- ions facility included in a single application, beyond the first 5
Where an application is for a wireless telecommunications facility that will be mounted on a new structure in the rights-of-way (including a structure that will replace an existing structure)
$1,000 for each structure
Chapter 295, Taxicabs
[Amended 2-1-1999; 5-28-2003; 12-16-2013; 6-3-2019 by L.L. No. 6-2019]
Taxicab operator license (initial and renewal)
§ 295-4
$25
Taxicab license (driver)
§ 295-9
$175
Taxicab license (driver), replacement of lost license
§ 295-9
$175
Taxicab license (vehicle)
§ 295-17
$435
Replacement/transfer car to car
§ 295-17
$250
Transfer of taxicab license
§ 295-17
$435
Reregistration of licensed taxicab
§ 295-17
$250
License of company dispatching
§ 295-20
$495
Fingerprinting
§ 295-31
$50
Chapter 298, Theaters
[Amended 12-16-2013]
Theaters
Motion-picture house
§ 298-2
$270
Theatrical performance house
§ 298-2
$530
License to admit children
§ 298-5
$10
Matron, each
§ 298-8
$2
Motion-picture operators
License application
§ 298-10
$10
License
§ 298-13
$5
License renewal
§ 298-15
$5
Recognition of out-of-town license
§ 298-17
$5
Chapter 301, Towers and Antennas
Satellite antennas and tower permit
§ 313-4A(11)
$200
Chapter 302, Towing and Booting
[Added 12-21-2015]
Application fee
$150
Chapter 313, Valet Parking
[Added 8-20-2018 by L.L. No. 8-2018]
Permit application fee
$200
Annual permit fee/renewal
§ 313-5A and E
$100 for each 20 linear feet of curb space (The permit fee for permits issued in 2018 shall be pro-rated based upon the percentage of the year remaining.)
Use of on-street meter/space
§ 313-5B
$1,500 per year per meter/space (The use of on-street meter or space for permits issued in 2018 shall be pro-rated based upon the percentage of the year remaining.)
Chapter 319, Vehicles and Traffic
[Amended 4-28-1999; 5-3-1999; 5-12-2002; 5-15-2002; 5-28-2003; 4-28-2004; 12-19-2005; 12-1-2008; 5-3-2010; 6-6-2011; 4-29-2013; 12-16-2013; 5-18-2015 by L.L. No. 4-2015; 4-26-2017; 5-21-2018]
Removal, impoundment and return of vehicles (no annual fee)
§§  319-26D(4) and 319-55.1
Storage, each day or portion thereof
$30
Administrative fee
$25
Boot application and removal
$70
Towing and storage
$80 towing and $30 storage each day or portion thereof
Parking space obstruction permit (18 feet)
Single: $20
Commuter parking
Residential
§ 319-42
$240
Nonresidential
§ 319-42
$440
Decal parking
§ 319-45
$620 to $750, 1 year
$310 to $450, 6 months
Don Bosco Place
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m
Residential
$100
Nonresidential
$240
7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m
Residential
$50
Nonresidential[1]
$120
Parking meter zones
3-hour limit
§§ 319-87A/319-92.1
$0.25 for each 12 minutes
12-hour limit
§§ 319-87B/319-92.1
$0.25 for each 12 minutes
Parking lots
3-hour limit
§§ 319-87C/319-92.1
$0.25 for each 12 minutes
5-hour limit
§§ 319-87E/319-92.1
$0.25 for each 12 minutes
12-hour limit
§§ 319-87E/319-92.1
$0.25 for each 12 minutes up to a maximum of $8.50
Chapter 332, Waterfront Consistency Review
[Added 4-29-2013 by L.L. No. 8-2013]
Consistency review
§ 332-6
$500
Chapter 345, Zoning
[Amended 5-1-2000; 5-28-2003; 12-4-2006; 8-3-2009; 4-29-2013 by L.L. No. 7-2013; 10-5-2016; 10-16-2017; 11-20-2017; 5-21-2018]
Billboard permit
New sign
$50
Existing sign
$25
Annual fee, per billboard
$15
Variance application
Publication costs, plus a minimum mailing cost of $10 for public hearing
Any application for an extension of approval made to the Board of Trustees, Zoning Board of Appeals or Planning Commission
$300 per approval extension
Site plan review
Standard
$1,000 plus $25 per parking space
Major
$3,500 plus $25 per parking space
Application review
$150 base fee up to the first hour and $150 per hour thereafter
Development Review Committee
$500 per meeting (major only)
Post approval review and inspections, per hour
$150
Review of determination of Building
Inspector to close building
By Building Inspector
$20
By Village Manager
$20
Board of Appeals zoning variance
Area variance
1- and 2-family dwellings
$400 per area variance; not to exceed $800
All other uses
$750 per area variance; not to exceed $2,250
Use variance
1- and 2-family dwellings
$1,500
All other uses
$3,000
Board of Appeals interpretation
$500 per request
Zoning Map change
$1,000
Special exception use application
Multifamily
$1,000
All other uses
$3,000
Eligible facilities request
$1,750
Wireless telecommunications facility special exception use renewal
$300
Sale of Zoning Map
$25
Sale of Zoning Codebook
$75
Chapter A401, Motel Standards
Motel license
$25
Chapter A402, Land Subdivision Regulations
[Amended 5-1-2000; 8-3-2009; 4-29-2013 by L.L. No. 7-2013; 11-20-2017]
Subdivision preliminary layout application[2]
§ A402-3
2- or 3-lot subdivision
$2,500, plus $500 per lot
4-or-more-lot subdivision
$3,000, plus $500 per lot
Lot line adjustment
$500
[1]
Editor's Note: The process fee for failure to pay parking fines when due, which immediately followed this entry, was repealed 6-17-2002.
[2]
Editor's Note: Miscellaneous fees, which immediately followed this entry and provided a per-week fee for day camp, was repealed 5-28-2003.
The Board of Trustees, by resolution, may increase or decrease any of the above fees.
All fees set out in § 175-4 shall be annual fees, and the permit or license issued shall be to the individual named and may not be assigned or transferred to any other person or corporation, to the end that any new activity or change of ownership will require a new permit.
Failure to apply, pay for and obtain any permit or license hereunder shall invoke the penalty provided in the Code for failure to obtain such license or permit.