St. Charles County, MO
 
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Section 425.010 Fees For Special Use Permits and Inspections Required By The Highway Department.

[Ord. No. 01-114 §1, 9-26-2001]
A. 
The Highway Department shall charge the following fees for services required by Sections 229.300 through 229.370, Revised Statutes of Missouri, as amended:
1. 
Fifteen dollars ($15.00) for processing applications for special use permits.
2. 
Fifteen dollars ($15.00) per hour for inspections.
3. 
Ten dollars ($10.00) for renewing special use permits.

Section 425.020 Fees For Services and Permits As Required By The Unified Development Ordinance. [1]

[Ord. No. 01-115 §§1-12, 9-26-2001; Ord. No. 03-142 §1(152—153), 10-1-2003; Ord. No. 04-145 §1, 9-29-2004; Ord. No. 05-151 §1, 10-25-2005; Ord. No. 07-078 §2, 5-31-2007; Ord. No. 10-041 §72, 6-2-2010; Ord. No. 11-105 §2, 12-2-2011]
A. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fees for processing applications to rezone property pursuant to Section 405.535 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Five hundred dollars ($500.00) for properties 4.99 acres or less in area.
2. 
Six hundred dollars ($600.00) for properties from 5.00 to 19.99 acres in area.
3. 
Seven hundred dollars ($700.00) for properties from 20.00 to 49.99 acres in area.
4. 
Eight hundred dollars ($800.00) for properties from 50.00 to 74.99 acres in area.
5. 
Nine hundred dollars ($900.00) for properties from 75.00 to 99.99 acres in area.
6. 
One thousand dollars ($1,000.00) for properties 100.00 acres or more in area.
B. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fees for processing applications for conditional use permits pursuant to Section 405.510 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Four hundred dollars ($400.00) for applications filed without rezoning applications affecting the same property.
2. 
One hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) for applications filed with rezoning applications affecting the same property.
C. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fee for processing applications for variances pursuant to Sections 405.590 and 410.490 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
D. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fee for processing applications for floodplain development permits pursuant to Section 405.330 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Sixty dollars ($60.00) for major improvements (any work not a minor improvement).
2. 
Fifteen dollars ($15.00) for minor improvement (such as: electrical permit, furnace permit, a/c permit and unenclosed deck permit).
E. 
(Reserved)
F. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fees for issuing Zoning Confirmations pursuant to Section 405.531 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Ten dollars ($10.00).
G. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fees for reviewing site plans pursuant to Section 405.525 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
One hundred dollars ($100.00) plus five dollars ($5.00) per acre for each acre or fraction thereof of the property subject to the site plan under review.
H. 
The Division of Planning and Zoning shall charge the following fees for reviewing preliminary plats pursuant to Section 410.100 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Two hundred dollars ($200.00) plus five dollars ($5.00) for each lot, for single-family residential plats.
2. 
Two hundred dollars ($200.00) plus four dollars ($4.00) for each dwelling unit, for attached single-family residential plats.
3. 
Two hundred dollars ($200.00) plus three dollars ($3.00) for each dwelling unit, for multi-family residential plats.
4. 
Two hundred dollars ($200.00) plus five dollars ($5.00) per acre for each acre or fraction thereof, for commercial or industrial subdivision plats.
I. 
(Reserved)
J. 
The Department of Community Development—Division of Development Review shall charge the following fees for reviewing improvement plans pursuant to Sections 410.160 and 410.170 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) plus fifteen dollars ($15.00) per lot, for single-family residential subdivisions.
2. 
Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) plus fifteen dollars ($15.00) per dwelling unit, for attached single-family and for multi-family residential subdivisions.
3. 
Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) plus twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per acre or fraction thereof, for commercial and industrial subdivisions.
K. 
The Highway Department shall charge the following fees for inspecting subdivision improvements pursuant to Sections 410.160 and 410.170 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per hour.
L. 
(Reserved)
M. 
The Division of Building and Code Enforcement shall charge the following fees for applications for sign permits from the Division of Planning and Zoning pursuant to Section 405.470 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
[Ord. No. 16-054 §11, 7-25-2016]
1. 
Two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) for off-premise signs.
2. 
Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for temporary introductory off-premise signs.
3. 
Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for temporary on-premise signs.
4. 
Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for entrance signs (i.e. subdivision monuments) without electricity.
5. 
One hundred dollars ($100.00) for entrance signs (i.e. subdivision monuments) with electricity.
6. 
One hundred dollars ($100.00) for ground signs (i.e. pole signs).
7. 
Seventy-five dollars ($75.00) for wall or projecting signs without electricity.
8. 
One hundred dollars ($100.00) for wall or projecting signs with electricity.
N. 
The Division of Development Review shall charge the following fees for reviewing plans submitted with applications for land disturbance permits and for conducting inspections pursuant to Sections 412.060 and 412.130 of the Unified Development Ordinance:
1. 
The plan review fee amount shall be determined from the estimated land disturbance acreage rounded up to the nearest tenth (0.1) of an acre times the cost per acre as follows:
a. 
Fifty dollars ($50.00) plus fifty dollars ($50.00) per each additional land disturbance acre over one (1) acre up to ten (10) acres, and
b. 
Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per each additional land disturbance acre over ten (10) acres up to twenty-five (25) acres, and
c. 
Ten dollars ($10.00) per each additional land disturbance acre over twenty-five (25) acres.
2. 
The base inspection fee to be collected before issuance of the land disturbance permit will be as follows:
Land Disturbance Acreage
Base Fee
Base Inspection Hours
Less than 1 acre
$150.00
6
1 to 3 acres
$500.00
20
More than 3 acres
$1,000.00
40
3. 
Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per hour shall be collected for additional inspections exceeding the base inspection hours.
4. 
Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) per hour shall be reimbursed for inspections less than the base inspection hours.
O. 
The Divisions of Planning and Zoning, Development Review and Building and Code Enforcement are authorized to receive payment by credit card for fees imposed by this Section, but shall charge a convenience fee reasonably calculated to recover all but no more than all administrative costs imposed by the credit card service under contract to process such payments.
[Ord. No. 16-054 §11, 7-25-2016]
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Editor's Note—Reference to planning department was changed to division of planning in accordance with Ord. No. 02-204, adopted 12-23-2002, set out in ch. 132 of this code. For designation of the division of planning and zoning, see Ord. No. 03-195 adopted 12-31-2003.