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University City, MO
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[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013[1]]
A. 
The fee for all activities to be performed by the Department of Community Development shall be paid in advance. Payment shall be made at the office of the Department of Community Development in cash, accepted credit card types, or by check made payable to "City of University City." The Department of Community Development is authorized to charge a convenience fee or merchant card processing fee for credit card transactions equal to the fee amount charged to the City.
B. 
Services such as processing applications, issuing a permit, scheduling inspections, etc., shall not be conducted when outstanding fees are owed the City without the express consent of the Building Commissioner.
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Editor's Note: Section 1 of this ordinance also repealed former Ch. 415, Planning and Development Fees, as adopted and amended by R.O. 2011 §§2.66.010—2.66.100; Prior Code §§6-40—6-42; Ord. No. 6141 §1(part), 1997; Ord. No. 6439 §1(part), 2003; Ord. No. 6456 §1, 2003; Ord. No. 6470 §1, 2003; Ord. No. 6493 §1, 2004.
[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013]
The fees to be paid for activities performed and services rendered by personnel of the Department of Community Development in carrying out the duties and responsibilities under the zoning, planning, and related codes and ordinances shall be as scheduled in Sections 415.030 through 415.060.
[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013]
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Application fees are intended to cover the cost of processing the application and when applicable shall include charges for plan examination, site inspection, public hearing notices, review of City records, hearing recorders and a pro rata share of overhead costs. No refunds shall be made once the fee has been paid. The fees charged for each type of application shall be as scheduled below:
1. 
Board of Adjustment: two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
2. 
Conditional use permit: two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
3. 
Site plan review: two hundred dollars ($200.00).
4. 
Zoning amendment: two hundred dollars ($200.00).
5. 
Subdivision.
1. 
Subdivision or resubdivision of a tract or parcel of real property (including a condominium): two hundred dollars ($200.00).
2. 
Plus, per lot or condominium unit: thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
6. 
Historic Preservation Commission Review: twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
7. 
Redevelopment plan, including tax abatement: four hundred dollars ($400.00).
8. 
Community Improvement District (CID) / Neighborhood Improvement District (NID): two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
9. 
Bonds per Chapter 100 RSMo. / commercial bonds: one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013]
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The fee charged for periodic inspections, special inspections, existing structure code compliance and non-routine permit inspections shall be as scheduled below, per inspection:
1. 
Service request inspections (per hour or portion thereof): thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
2. 
Additional inspections (per hour or portion thereof): thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013]
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Where the Animal Control Officer performs duties that are not on public right-of-way, on City property, or mandated by the Municipal Code, the Department of Community Development is authorized to charge fees for the purpose of recovering the associated costs of the action. These fees shall be collected prior to service.
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Removal of dead animals on private property (per visit): forty dollars ($40.00).
2. 
Trapping of live animals on private property (per animal): twenty dollars ($20.00).
3. 
Transportation of relinquished animals (per visit): forty dollars ($40.00).
[Ord. No. 6934 §1, 10-28-2013]
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Services or activities not specifically scheduled herein:
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Fees shall be based on those scheduled services or activities which in the judgment of the Director of Community Development are similar or identical to those requested.