City of Lake Ozark, MO
Miller County
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[Ord. No. 2009-21, 5-12-2009]
A. 
Pursuant to the authority granted by the referenced laws of the State of Missouri, the City of Lake Ozark does hereby and shall afterwards exercise the coordinating function within its corporate limits for all construction permitting, the issuance of the same, the general inspection and, with the exception of such recognized fire-related inspections referenced above, shall collect such fees as set forth herein for the same.
B. 
The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District shall by agreement conduct all fire-related inspections within the City of Lake Ozark, including fire sprinkler systems, where applicable, smoke alarms, ingress and egress, fire suppression systems, fire walls, dry hydrants and such other similar inspections and further:
1. 
The Lake Ozark Fire Protection District agrees to collect its own fees and to charge no more than fifty percent (50%) of the City of Lake Ozark permit costs on commercial projects and a flat fee of one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per single-family residential unit (excluding remodels), with duplexes and triplexes considered as one (1) unit for such inspections as recognized as fire-related inspections designated herein.
2. 
The City of Lake Ozark shall hereafter deliver to the fire district within three (3) days a copy of building plans for their approval or disapproval, provided that the fire district shall conduct such review and convey in writing their approval or disapproval to the City Planning Department within seven (7) days of the date of permit application for residential permits and fifteen (15) days for commercial projects.
3. 
It shall be agreed that certification by the fire district of compliance to the adopted fire codes (2006 International Fire Code, until such time as they are superseded by subsequently adopted newer version fire codes) shall be a requirement for the issuance of a City of Lake Ozark occupancy permit for both residential and commercial permittees. Applications for occupancy must be made in writing to the City of Lake Ozark, such applications shall be forwarded to the fire district within three (3) days and the fire district shall issue in writing its approval or disapproval of such applications within seven (7) days of the date of the application.
4. 
It is also agreed that such certificate shall not be unreasonably withheld.
5. 
The City of Lake Ozark does not recognize, convey or confer any authority over its water delivery system, line sizes or maintenance of fireplugs to the Lake Ozark Fire Protection District, nor provide for any inspection or fees by the fire district for the same, however, the City of Lake Ozark agrees to work closely with the district for placement of hydrants to newly permitted commercial applications.
C. 
The City of Lake Ozark shall continue to be the coordinating authority and responsible for residential and commercial subdivision layout and construction including site preparation, installation of roads and utilities, landscaping and all related activities upon which no permit fee or inspection fee shall be allowed other than to the City of Lake Ozark, however, the City agrees to work closely and consult the fire district as to placement of ingress/egress access and hydrant placement and to include the fire district in its review process.
D. 
The City of Lake Ozark shall continue to be responsible for all electrical, plumbing, mechanical and structural inspections not related to herein recognized fire inspections.
E. 
The City of Lake Ozark shall continue to be responsible for the issuance of occupancy permits; however, the City will work closely with fire district and will honor fire district approval before issuing such.
[Ord. No. 2009-21, 5-12-2009]
A. 
Standards For Building Permit Requirements. Building permit requirements shall be as set forth in the Building, Plumbing, Electrical, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Codes adopted by the City unless specifically modified or set forth herein:
1. 
All fences and sheds shall have an approved building permit before placing or erecting such structures and shall in all respects comply with the Municipal Code regarding fences and accessory structures.
2. 
Concrete or block retaining walls supporting an unbalanced backfill of four (4) feet or more shall require a building permit.
B. 
All building permit applications for new commercial buildings shall be required to submit such plans for permits to both the Planning Commission and the Board of Aldermen, pay all required fees, be current in all fees due to the City and have such plans as are stamped with either a currently licensed State of Missouri architect or engineer and have staff approval before a permit may be issued.
C. 
Staff approval may be given for such projects as remodels within current buildings, tenant finishes and such applications which do not substantially alter the footprint of the building or change its elevation or alter its parking or other requirements. Building plans or blueprints for other than new construction required by Chapter 327, RSMo. (et seq) to be designed and drawn by a Missouri registered design professional will be required for some projects in accordance with Chapter 327, RSMo. (et seq).
[Ord. No. 2009-21, 5-12-2009; Ord. No. 2011-01, 1-25-2011]
A. 
There shall be required a building permit fee based on the following:
1. 
Single and two-family (duplex) dwelling residential
Total Project Valuation**
Fee
$1.00 — $10,000.00
$30.00
$10,001.00 — $20,000.00
$60.00
$20,001.00 and over
$ 60.00
Plus, for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof above $20,001.00**
$3.00
2. 
Other building permits (commercial)
Total Project Valuation**
Fee
$1.00 — $10,000.00
$125.00
$10,001.00 — $20,000.00
$175.00
$20,001.00 — $200,000.00
For the first $20,000.00
$175.00
Plus, for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof up to and including $200,000.00**
$ 8.00
$200,001.00 — $1 Million
For the first $200,000.00
$1,615.00
Plus, for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof above $1 Millon**
$6.50
Over $1 Million
For the first $1 Million
$6,815.00
Plus, for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof above $1 Millon**
$5.00
3. 
Demolition permit (per structure): $50.00.
4. 
Plan review fees.
Single-family and two-family residential plans
$ 25.00
Multiple-family residential and non-residential plans shall require payment of one-half (½) of the cost of the building permit fee at the time the permit application and plans are submitted for review which shall be credited towards the total building permit fee upon approval. This plan review fee is non-refundable.
5. 
Occupancy inspections.
New construction final inspections
No fee
Non-residential change in use, tenancy or occupancy Inspection
$35.00
6. 
Supplemental fees.
Unauthorized occupancy prior to final inspection (per inspection)
$100.00
Performing non-permitted work or one-half (1/2) of the permit fee, whichever is greater.
$100.00
Replacement job site inspection card
$25.00
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*Note: In accordance with Section 108.3 of the adopted International Building Code (IBC), the determination of total project valuation shall be made by the City Building Official or his representative. Project valuation shall be based on the most current Building Valuation Data (BVD) as published by the ICC and shall apply to all residential and commercial construction. All fees shall be rounded off to the next whole dollar amount. Fees may be waved at the discretion of the City Administrator in times of emergency.
[Ord. No. 2014-42, 11-25-2014]
A. 
Expiration Of Building Permits. Notwithstanding any other provision or Section of this Code to the contrary, every building permit issued shall expire and become null and void if the work authorized by such permit is not commenced within one hundred eighty (180) days from the issuance date of the permit, or if the work authorized by such permit is suspended or abandoned for a period of ninety (90) days after the time the work is commenced. The Building Official or his or her designee is authorized to grant one (1) or more extensions of time for periods of not more than one hundred eighty (180) days each. The extensions shall be requested in writing and justifiable cause demonstrated. If any extension is applied for, a mandatory site inspection shall be performed by the Building Official or his or her designee, and an inspection fee shall be paid by the applicant.
B. 
Expiration Of Demolition Permits. Notwithstanding any other provision or Section of this Code to the contrary, every demolition permit issued shall expire by limitation and become null and void ninety (90) days after the issuance date of such permit. The Building Official or his or her designee is authorized to grant one (1) or more extensions of time for a period of not more than ninety (90) days for each. The extensions shall be requested in writing and justifiable cause demonstrated. If any extension is applied for, a mandatory site inspection shall be performed by the Building Official or his or her designee, and an inspection fee shall be paid by the applicant.