City of Coldwater, MI
Branch County
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[Ord. No. 453, passed 10-22-1970]
(a) 
No person shall engage in the business of residential construction, addition, alteration or remodeling, as set forth in the Builders Law and Rules, Act 38 of the Public Acts of 1965, as amended, without first obtaining a builder's license from the appropriate State agency and without having registered said State license number and the licensee's name and address with the City Building Inspection Department at a fee of $2 per year.
(b) 
License requirements shall not apply to owners of single-family homes who construct additions, build new, or remodel in their primary place of residence, provided the homeowner obtains the proper permit and completes the installation in compliance with this Building and Housing Code.
[Ord. No. 453, passed 10-22-1990]
The schedule of permit fees shall be as follows:
(a) 
Fees for permits shall be based on the total value of all construction work for which a permit is issued, as well as all finish work, all painting, roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning work, elevators, fire extinguishing systems, parking lots, sight work, and any other permanent work or permanent equipment. The fee schedule will be established from time to time by resolution of Council.
(b) 
Any person who commences any alteration, addition or new construction for which a permit is required by this Building and Housing Code, without first having obtained a permit therefor, shall pay an investigation fee equal to the permit fee if legally authorized and subsequently allowed to obtain a permit.
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Editor's Note: See § 202.99, General Code penalty.