Village of Lake Grove, NY
Suffolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lake Grove 2-4-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 10-7-1999 by L.L. No. 11-1999; 12-6-2001 by L.L. No. 4-2001; 9-15-2005 by L.L. No. 3-2005; 6-18-2009 by L.L. No. 4-2009; 5-20-2010 by L.L. No. 2-2010; 8-19-2010 by L.L. No. 5-2010; 4-16-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015; 12-19-2019 by L.L. No. 5-2019]
The following fees are hereby established for the activities and services referenced in the Code of the Village of Lake Grove:
Chapter/Section
Type or Purpose/Fee
Ch. 57, Amusements
§ 57-7
Assembly and public assembly permits:
Capacity in Persons
Fee Per Year or Fraction Thereof
0 to 49
$175
50 to 100
$275
101 to 200
$375
201 to 300
$475
301 to 400
$575
401 to 500
$700
501 to 600
$800
601 to 700
$900
701 to 999
$1,000
1,000 to 1,500
$1,300
Assessed late fees:
30 days late adds 20% of fee due
45 days late adds 25% of fee due
60 days late adds 30% of fee due
90 days late adds 40% of fee due
An additional fee of $100 shall be charged for each 100 persons or fraction thereof in excess of 1,500
Special permit fee: $500 for temporary events and ground signs; $3,000 as required for site plan approval and/or certificate of occupancy
§ 57-27B
Annual license fee, per device: $25; additional $100 for each premises that contains more than 2 devices
Ch. 65, Building Construction
§ 65-6A
Minimum building permit fee: $100
§ 65-6B
For each building permit where construction costs exceed $1,000, an additional fee of $7 per $1,000 or fraction thereof, in addition to the original charge of $100, which charge shall be computed up to a total of $50,000 of building costs, and for each building permit where construction costs exceed $50,000, an additional fee of $6 per $1,000 or fraction thereof
§ 65-6C
Building permit fees
Type of Building
Cost per Square Foot
1-family dwelling
$175
Basements and cellars
$50
Convert storage space to living space
$100
Miscellaneous
Cost estimate to be determined by Building Inspector
Detached garage and shed
$50
Wood decks
$50
Business use, commercial interior alterations
$175
Commercial exterior shell
$100
§ 65-6E
Construction or alteration work:
To demolish a building, unless said demolition is a necessary part of an alteration for which a permit has been issued:
Residential: $250
Commercial: $1,500
To demolish a swimming pool: $125
To move a building: $250
Duplicate certificate of occupancy: $35
A certificate attesting to disposition of record: $25
Plumbing: $100 per inspection
Building permit for other than a single-family residential occupancy: additional $200 will be charged for the fire prevention permit
§ 65-6I
In each case where a building permit is applied for and the structure has been erected or erection has been commenced prior to the application for the building permit, there shall be additional fees as follows:
Residential: $500
Commercial: $1,500
Ch. 82, Electrical Inspection Services
§ 82-3E
Electrical inspectors fee: $250 for each year or part thereof
Ch. 89, Fire Prevention
§ 89-13
Plan review fees (includes 1 inspection):
Type of Plan
Fee
Fire alarm
$450
Sprinkler system
$450
Fixed suppression
$450
Fire-stopping
$450
Hood system
$450
Construction
$500
Propane gas (review only)
$250
Fireworks (includes on-site)
$750
Re-review of plans due to failure
$250
Reinspection due to failure
$250
§ 89-15A
Operating permit fees:
Building Area (square feet)
Fee
Up to 1,000
$85
1,001 to 3,500
$225
3,501 to 5,000
$350
5,001 to 10,000
$500
10,001 to 15,000
$600
15,001 to 20,000
$700
20,001 to 30,000
$800
30,001 to 40,000
$900
40,001 to 50,000
$1,000
50,001 to 100,000
$1,200
In excess of 150,000
$1,500
In excess of 200,000
$1,750
Assessed late fees:
30 days late: add 20% of fee due
45 days late: add 25% of fee due
60 days late: add 30% of fee due
90 days late: add 40% of fee due
Ch. 121, Peddling and Soliciting
§ 121-3A
Peddling and soliciting licenses: $100
Ch. 134, Sand and Gravel Pits
§ 134-3H
Residential subdivisions and/or site plans and/or road improvements: $0.75 per cubic yard for all material removed from the entire project in accordance with Village requirements for drainage, roads, recharge basins and any other Village-required improvements
Residential subdivisions and/or site plans and/or road improvements: $3 per cubic yard for all material removed for improvements and/or purposes other than in compliance with Village requirements for drainage, roads, recharge basins and any other Village-required improvements
For all commercial and/or industrial subdivisions and/or site plans and/or road improvements: $1 per cubic yard for all material removed from the entire project in accordance with Village requirements for drainage and other Village-required improvements
For all commercial and/or industrial subdivisions and/or site plans and/or road improvements: $3 per cubic yard for all material removed for any and all purposes and/or improvements other than those required for compliance with Village drainage requirements and other Village-required improvements
Ch. 142, Signs
§ 142-6M
Temporary sign permit: $4.50 per square foot, and in no instance less than $50
Sign permit: $4.50 per square foot or any portion thereof; in no event shall the fee for any sign permit or any renewal thereof be less than $50 for each year.
A "for sale," "for lease" or "for rent" sign placed in the name of a real estate broker: $25 minimum
Renewal of a permit: $2 per square foot
Ch. 150, Solid Waste
§ 150-8A
Garbage collectors license: annual fee of $550 including first vehicle and $275 per each additional vehicle used in the Village
Ch. 154, Streets and Sidewalks
§ 154-3
Highway alteration or excavation permit: $200 for each highway opening for each building plot or lot
Ch. 159, Subdivision of Land
Applications for plat approval for minor subdivisions: $350 plus $200 per acre or part thereof
Application for preliminary approval of major subdivision: $550, plus $200 for each acre or part thereof
§ 159-8A
Application for major subdivision approval: $100 per acre or fraction thereof
Inspection fee: 6% of the cost of the proposed improvements
Ch. 175, Zoning
Building permit fee for swimming pools:
Inground: $325
Semi-in-ground: $225
Aboveground: $125
Application for certificate of existing use: $100
§ 175-64
Appeal to the Board of Appeals: $175
More than 1 variance: $325
Application for a special permit or reduced lot area: $500
Renewal of a special permit: $100
Applications to the Board of Appeals for commercial applications: $1,200
Where an appeal to the Board of Appeals is to validate a nonconforming structure or use which was erected or commenced prior to the application or the application is for a special permit for a use which commenced prior to the application, additional fees as follows:
Residential: $500
Commercial: $1,500
Application for site plan approval: $500, plus $200 for each acre or major fraction thereof as shown on the proposed site plan, including any areas to be dedicated or conveyed to the Village of Lake Grove
Inspection fee: 4% of the cost of all on-site improvements
Zone change: $2,000 up to 1 acre; $200 per additional acre or fraction thereof for each parcel of land which will be affected by the requested change of zone, plus all actual advertising and recording expenses
§ 175-97
Amendment of covenant: $500
One-time fee for automotive vehicle dealers displaying automotive vehicles outside for sale: $500
Special permit fee for structures housing animals: $500
A. 
Fire detection and alarm systems. Application fee: $400 for the installation of a system required by applicable regulation.
[Amended 6-18-2009 by L.L. No. 4-2009; 4-16-2015 by L.L. No. 3-2015]