City of Watervliet, NY
Albany County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Watervliet 3-20-2014 by Ord. No. 1921; amended in its entirety 4-20-2017 by Ord. No. 1975. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 279-1 Fee Schedule.

The following are fees for the Code of the City of Watervliet:
Chapter/Section
Item
Fee
Chapter 1
§ 1-9:
Copy of City Code, per page
$0.25
Chapter 57
§ 57-9
Approval of plats, subdivision of land preliminary plan filing fee
Residential subdivisions, base fee, plus:
$125
One-family, per lot
$35
Two-family, per lot
$50
Multifamily, per lot
$65
All other uses, per lot
$75
Chapter 98
§ 98-2A
Permit fees
Sign, poster, advertising fee
$25
§ 98-2B
Sign in public right-of-way in front of business, per year
$50
Chapter 108
Registration of a vicious dog
$150
Dog license
Spayed or neutered
$7.50
Unspayed or unneutered
$15.50
Surcharge if dog to be licensed is altered
$1
Surcharge if dog sought to be licensed is unaltered
$3
Surcharge for a dog license to defray costs
$5
Unidentified dog, per day for each day the dog is impounded
$67
Identified dog, per day for each day the dog is impounded
$67
Chapter 127
§ 127-5B
Building permit and other fees
Residential construction:
One-unit dwelling
1,000 square feet or less
$150
1,001 to 2,000 square feet
$250
2,001 to 3,000 square feet
$350
3,001 square feet or greater
$450
Two-unit dwelling
1,000 square feet or less
$350
1,001 to 2,000 square feet
$425
2,001 to 3,000 square feet
$500
3,001 square feet or greater
$575
Three-unit dwelling
1,000 square feet or less
$350
1,001 to 2,000 square feet
$425
2,001 to 3,000 square feet
$500
3,001 to 4,000 square feet
$575
Residential alterations for one-unit dwelling, two-unit dwelling or three-unit dwelling
Interior demolition permit
$50
Residential renovation permit
1% of the cost of the project; minimum of $50
All other uses:
Permit for construction or alterations for all other uses
1% of the cost of the project; minimum of $50
Miscellaneous items:
Demolition permit, one-unit dwelling, two-unit dwelling or three-unit dwelling
$250
Demolition permit, all other uses
Up to $5,000 in cost
$250
Over $5,000 in cost
$250 plus $5 per $1,000
Demolition permit, garage
$50
Sign permit (per sign)
$75
Pool permit
$50
Fence/storage shed
$30
Removal/installation of sidewalks
1% of the cost of the project; minimum of $50
Barricade permit/dumpster permit
$50
Tank installation for storage of gasoline or chemicals
$200
Detached garage/accessory structure
$50
Residential sprinkler system
$50
Sprinkler system for all other use
1% of the project; minimum of $50
Residential roof repair
$50
Roof repair for all other uses
1% of the cost of the project; minimum of $50
The permit fees for construction or alteration, not hereinbefore classified, such as, but not limited to, driveways, grandstands, parking lots, canopies, billboards, etc., shall be based on the following:
1% of the cost of the project; minimum of $50
§ 127-6
Moving of buildings
$500
Chapter 166
§ 166-6
Garage sale
$10
Chapter 168
Business refuse collection (less than 190 pounds)
$150 for first ninety-five-gallon container, plus $100 for second ninety-five-gallon container equals $250 per year
Business refuse collection (more than 190 pounds)
$150 for first ninety-five-gallon container, plus $100 for each additional ninety-five-gallon container per year
Bulk items
$10
Private contractors yearly permit fee
$50
Chapter 175
Vacant building fees
See Code
Chapter 176
§ 176-7A
Rental unit compliance certificate
$40 for each inspected unit
§ 176-7B
Failure to appear inspection
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
§ 176-7C
Cancellation of inspection less than 24 hours
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
§ 176-7D
Reinspection
$25 per unit to be reinspected
 
§ 176-8. Residential occupancy permit for single-family units and two-family units
 
  
§ 176-8I
Failure to appear inspection
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
  
§ 176-8J
Cancellation of inspection less than 24 hours
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
 
§ 176-9. Multiple dwelling occupancy permit
 
  
§ 176-9I
Failure to appear inspection
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
  
§ 176-9J
Cancellation of inspection less than 24 hours
$25 per unit scheduled for inspection
Chapter 212
Peddler license
$100 for filing application
Foot peddler, per year
$300
Motor vehicle peddler, per year
$500
Chapter 230
§ 230-2A
Sewer rent for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$182.85
§ 230-2B
Meter rate, per thousand for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$4.16
§ 230-2C
Principal residential use, minimum charge for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17 multiplied by the number of dwelling units
$416
§ 230-2D
Vacant houses/buildings, per billing period
$12.50
Sewer connections
$15 permit and inspection fee for residential and $20 for commercial buildings
Chapter 244
244-10
Excavation permit fee, per opening
$150
Chapter 249
§ 249-5
Swimming pools permit fee
$50
Chapter 260
§ 260-32D and E
See Code
See Code
See Code
Chapter 266
§ 266-2A
Metered rates, per 1,000 gallons, for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$3.95
Industrial/commercial users, out-of-town users, per thousand, for the billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$3.93
Minimum rates in-town/out-of-town, for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$394
§ 266-2B
Dwelling unit, flat rate for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$358
Flat rate outside corporate limit, for billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$394
Vacant houses/buildings, water turned off, per year, for the billing period 11/1/16 to 10/31/17
$25
Chapter 272
§ 272-8
Building permit
See Code and § 127-5B above
Site plan review
See § 272-72 below
Special use permit
$150
Zoning permit
$50
Zoning variance application
Area variance
$100
Use variance
$150
Zoning interpretation
$100
Expense of neighbor notification
$15
Expense of notice publication
$20
Expense of outside professional services
Board discretion
§ 272-9
Professional assistance
Board discretion
§ 272-72
Preliminary site plan review
Preliminary site plan application required fee
Lot size of 0 acre to 0.25 acre
Residential
$125
All other uses
$200
Lot size of 0.26 acre to 1 acre
Residential
$200
All other uses
$250
Lot size of 1.1 acre to 5 acres
Residential
$250
All other uses
$375
Lot size of 5.1 acres or more
Residential
$375
All other uses
$500
§ 272-76
Special use permit
$150
§ 272-83
Zoning permit
$50
§ 272-87
Expense of notice publication
$15
Expense of neighbor notification
$20
§ 272-91
Petition for zoning amendment
$200
Chapter 277
§ 277-9
Copying, per page
$0.25

§ 279-2 Additional fees.

Item
Fee
Marriage license
$40 (local portion $17.50)
Certified copy or certified transcript of marriage
$10
Certified copy of birth certificate
$10
Certified copy of death certificate
$10
Senior citizen bulk item pickup
$20
City Hall Third Floor Council Chambers Conference Room
$75 for two-hour blocks
Hudson Shores Park Pavilion (will receive $50 back if bathroom key is returned and $25 back if pavilion is cleaned up after use)
Resident
$200
Nonresident
$250
Dome Recreational Facility
Resident teams/organizations
No charge
Nonresident teams/organizations, per hour
$50
Pool passes
Resident children season pass (ages 5 to 12)
$3
Resident adult season pass (ages 13+)
$5
Resident senior citizen (ages 62+)
No charge
Nonresident children season pass (ages 5 to 12)
$20
Nonresident adult season pass (ages 13+)
$30
Nonresident senior citizen (ages 62+)
$15
Day pass
$5
Summer Recreation Program (including swimming lessons)
Resident
No charge
Nonresident
$25

§ 279-3 Genealogy Fee Schedule.

(Fee schedule per one spelling of name. Fee varies depending on requested number of years to be searched.)
Years
Fee
1 to 3
$22
4 to 10
$42
11 to 20
$62
21 to 30
$82
31 to 40
$102
41 to 50
$122
51 to 60
$142
61 to 70
$162