Village of Wappingers Falls, NY
Dutchess County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[The following is a list of the fees charged by the Village of Wappingers Falls for various licenses, permits, applications, etc. Consult the applicable sections of the Code for more detailed provisions.]
Chapter/ Section
Type
Amount
Chapter 47, Animals
Art. I, Dogs
§ 47-8, Redemption
Redemption fee
First time impounded
$25, plus cost of kennel fees
Second, within 1 year of first impoundment
$50, plus cost of kennel fees
Third or more within 1 year of first impoundment
$75, plus cost of kennel fees
Chapter 64, Building Code Administration
[Added 2-13-2008 by L.L. No. 1-2008]
§ 64-5, Building permits
Building permit
See Chapter 151, Zoning
§ 64-6, Construction inspections
Construction inspection
See Chapter 151, Zoning
§ 64-9, Certificate of occupancy
Certificate of occupancy
See Chapter 151, Zoning
§ 64-12, Operating permits
Operating permit
$150
§ 64-13, Firesafety and property maintenance inspections
Multiple dwellings and dormitories
$75 for building and first unit, plus $10 per additional unit
All other buildings subject to fire inspections (up to 30,000 square feet)
$75 per building and first unit, plus $10 per additional unit
All other buildings subject to fire inspections (over 30,000 square feet)
$200 per building and first unit, plus $10 per additional unit
Chapter 70, Entertainment, Public
§ 70-5, License fees
Carnivals and any festivals as a program of entertainment or sports as well as motor-driven vehicle programs
$250 per day
Circuses
$500
Theatrical productions for companies or organizations not located in the village, lectures, or any exhibitions not deemed acceptable to the general public morals
$50 per day
Concerts, public performance of a vocal or musical instrumental group or individual
$1,000 per day
Chapter 74, Excavations
Art. I, General Provisions
§ 74-7, Fee
Permit fee, per year
$50 per acre or part thereof
Art. II, Excavations in Streets and Sidewalks
§ 74-13, Permission and fee required
Excavation permit
$50
Chapter 110, Peddling and Soliciting
§ 110-9, Schedule of fees
License fees
Applicant
[Amended 10-11-2006 by L.L. No. 7-2006]
$750 per year or $50 per day or fraction thereof
Each employee of applicant
$100 per year or $25 per day or fraction thereof
Chapter 120, Rental Units
[Added 1-14-2009 by L.L. No. 1-2009]
§ 122-15, Fees
Initial inspection to determine compliance
No fee
Subsequent reinspection to determine compliance with required corrective action or repair
$30/unit inspected
Failure to appear within 15 minutes of schedule inspection ("no show")
$20/unit
Cancellation of scheduled inspection less than 24 hours before scheduled inspection ("late cancellation")
$20/unit
Cancellation of scheduled inspection more than once or after a "no show" ("second cancellation")
$20/unit
Chapter 122, Sewers
§ 122-10, Permit required; fee
Private wastewater disposal system permit and inspection fee
$50
§ 122-18, Types of permits; fees
Building sewer permits and inspection fee
$50
Industrial permit
$150
Application fee
Estimated sewer construction costs
$0 to $50,000
15% of estimated sewer construction costs
$50,000 to $100,000
10% of estimated sewer construction costs
$100,000 to $500,000
5.5% of estimated sewer construction costs
$500,000 to $2,000,000
4.5% of estimated sewer construction costs
Over $2,000,000
3.5% of estimated sewer construction costs
Chapter 132, Streets and Sidewalks
Art. IV, Snow and Ice Removal
§ 132-12, Removal by village; charge
Removal of snow and ice
Not less than $20
Chapter 128, Solid Waste
§ 128-6E, License fee
License fee per year
Each truck with 10 cubic yards or greater capacity
$50
Each truck with less than 10 cubic yards capacity
$25
Chapter 148, Water
Art. I, Water Use and Connections
§ 148-15, Turning water on and off
Fee for turning on water turned off for delinquency
$25
Fee for turning on water turned off by request of consumer
$25
§ 148-16, Private hydrants
Broken seal
$250
§ 148-18, Nonpayment of rental
Fee for turning on water turned off for delinquency
$25
§ 148-23, Building purposes and street improvements
Deposit
$25
Chapter 151, Zoning
[Amended 11-13-2002 by L.L. No. 5-2002; 12-15-2004 by L.L. No. 4-2004; 9-13-2006 by L.L. No. 6-2006; 9-12-2007 by L.L. No. 6-2007; 5-14-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008; 2-9-2011 by L.L. No. 2-2011; 6-13-2012 by L.L. No. 5-2012; 3-11-2020 by L.L. No. 3-2020]
Zoning permits
Site plan
Residential (multifamily)
$200, plus $50 for each additional dwelling unit to be constructed
Commercial
$200, plus $50 per 1,000 square feet of the proposed structure
Revisions to an approved site plan
10% of original fee
Subdivision application
$100, plus $50 per lot
Recreation fees, payable upon construction of new dwelling unit(s) or the creation of new residential lot(s)
$2,150 for first dwelling unit or $2,150 for first lot
$4,250 for each additional dwelling unit or $4,250 for each additional lot
Variance
Residential
$100, plus $10 per lot
Commercial
$100, plus $10 per 1,000 square feet of proposed structure
Special use permit
$100, plus $10 per 1,000 square feet of proposed structure
Special permit for accessory apartment
$100
Rezoning request
$100, plus $100 per acre
Inspections for public improvements deeded to the village or special district
4% of cost of said improvements (determined by the bonded amount)
Building permit
Family dwelling, alterations, additions
$30, plus $2 per $1,000 of estimated construction costs
One- and two-family dwellings, multiple dwellings and modular dwellings
$0.65 per square foot of living space
Manufactured homes (single and double-wide)
$0.45 per square foot of living space
Multiple dwellings
Apartments, hotels, motels, boardinghouses, convalescent homes
$50, plus $2 per $1,000 of estimated construction costs
Residential garages (attached, detached)
$100, plus $4 per $1,000 of estimated construction costs
Satellite dish antennas
$100, plus $4 per $1,000 of estimated construction cost
Permit renewal fee
$50
Accessory buildings
Utility sheds (larger than 10 feet x 10 feet)
$100
Decks, patios, porches
$100, plus $2 per $1,000 of estimated construction costs
Swimming pools
In-ground
$150
Aboveground
$100
Hot tub
$100
Standard masonry fireplace replacement
Flat rate
$75
Pre-fab with chimney
$100
Replacement or new installation of:
Oil tank
$100
Solid fuel (coal, wood, peat, etc.)
$100
Occupancy or use of land  not involving building construction or alterations
$100
Change of use not involving new construction or alteration of a building
$100
Inspection for certificate of new occupancy where no building permit was issued or has expired
$75
Signs
Temporary signs, regardless of district
$25 for a fourteen-day period of any portion thereof
Sandwich signs, as permitted by § 151-12H(1)(h)
$35 per calendar year
Permanent signs, regardless of district
$5 per square foot
Municipal search of property files where title is being transferred
1/10 of 1% of the selling price of the property
Electrical permit
$100
Sewer lateral permit
$100
Waterline permit
$100
Driveway permit (new)
$50
Demolition permit
$100 to $500 (cost will be determined by square footage of the building)
Duplicate certificate of occupancy
$75
Duplicate certificate of occupancy for banks, title companies, etc.
$75
Certified copies of building permit and site plan
Cost of reproduction, plus $15 handling fee each
Copies of Department records
$0.25 per page
Compliance fee for structure or use for which no permit or certificate of occupancy was obtained
$200 legalization fee, plus cost of building permit for structure/use
Commercial (References herein are to use and occupancy classifications as set forth in the New York State Building Code)
New construction
Commercial roof truss assembly inspection, pursuant to Title 19 of the Uniform Code Part 1264
$60
For use and occupancy classifications A, E, H, I R-3 and R-4
$1.50 per first 5,000 square feet, plus $0.75 per square foot over 5,000 square feet
For use and occupancy classifications B and M
$1.00 per first 5,000 square feet, plus $0.045 per square foot over 5,000 square feet
For use and occupancy classifications S and U
$0.50 per first 5,000 square feet, plus $0.30 per square foot over 5,000 square feet
Renovations
1/2 of new construction costs as referenced above
Blasting
Minor blasting for earthmoving/demolition (up to 5 blasts or 5 days, whichever occurs first)
$150
Minor blasting for earthmoving/demolition (over 5 blasts or 5 days)
$500
Mobile home park licenses
Original
$300
Transfer
$300
Miscellaneous fees
[Amended 12-15-2004 by L.L. No. 4-2004; 9-13-2006 by L.L. No. 6-2006; 9-12-2007 by L.L. No. 6-2007]
Garage sales
$5
Flea markets
$100
Vendor sales, tent sales
$100[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The former entry for the fee for Fire Department, which immediately followed this entry, was repealed 6-13-2012 by L.L. No. 5-2012.