Town of Mount Pleasant, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mount Pleasant 8-14-2001. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements and amusement devices — See Ch. 56.
Building construction administration — See Ch. 68.
Dogs — See Ch. 83.
Elevators and other automatic equipment — See Ch. 88.
Excavations and topsoil removal — See Ch. 96.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 104.
Freshwater wetlands — See Ch. 111.
Games of chance — See Ch. 114.
Parking lots — See Ch. 145.
Peddling and soliciting — See Ch. 153.
Plumbing and electrical work — See Ch. 157.
Sewers — See Ch. 172.
Streams and watercourses — See Ch. 185.
Streets and sidewalks — See Ch. 188.
Water — See Ch. 211.
Zoning — See Ch. 218.
Subdivision regulations — See Ch. A227.
[Amended 11-27-2001; 1-8-2002; 1-14-2003; 11-11-2003; 2-24-2004; 1-10-2006; 2-13-2007; 8-14-2007; 1-12-2010; 11-9-2010; 12-14-2010 by L.L. No. 3-2010; 1-11-2011; 2-14-2012; 6-26-2012; 1-8-2013; 5-14-2013; 4-22-2014 by L.L. No. 1-2014; 10-27-2015; 12-13-2016 by L.L. No. 12-2016; 12-13-2016; 12-27-2017; 10-10-2017; 9-25-2018 by L.L. No. 5-2018]
The following schedule of fees is hereby established for licenses, permits and certain other charges levied by the Town of Mount Pleasant. Fees which are specifically set by statute may be found in their corresponding chapters in the Code of the Town of Mount Pleasant.
Chapter
Section
Description
Fee
Chapter 56, Amusements and Amusement Devices
§ 56-3
License for charitable or benevolent purpose or nonprofit organization
No charge
License for dancing to music supplied by a mechanical device
$5
All other amusement licenses
$25
§ 56-8C
License for first amusement device
$50
License for second amusement device
$25
Chapter 68, Building Construction Administration
§ 68-9A
Building permit extension fee (6 months each); two six-months periods maximum
$300
§ 68-9C
Legalization fee per legalization
$1,000 per item
Working without a permit
Double the building permit application fee, $500 minimum charge (violation of Town Code)
§ 68-10A
Building permit fees; total valuation of work:
Up to $1,000
$30
Each additional $1,000 or fraction
$15
Record search
$20
Per-page charge for copies
$0.25
Verification of survey
$100
§ 68-14D
Certificate of occupancy residential generators, oil tanks and sheds
$25
All other residential projects
$50
Commercial
$100
§ 68-17B
Temporary certificate of occupancy
$10
Chapter 83, Dogs
§ 83-11A
Dog seizure/redemption fee
$15
§ 83-18
Altered dogs
$15
Unaltered dogs
$20
Senior unaltered/altered dogs
$5
Altered purebred dogs
$30
Unaltered purebred dogs
$35
Chapter 88, Elevators and Other Automatic Equipment
§ 88-4A
Annual inspection fee, per device or piece of equipment
$275
§ 88-6
Certificate fee
$100
Chapter 96, Excavations and Topsoil Removal
§ 96-6C
Excavation and topsoil removal permit
$30
Additional charge per cubic yard excavated up to 5,000 cubic yards
$0.035
Additional charge per cubic yard over 5,000 cubic yards
$0.025
Chapter 104, Fire Prevention
Inspection fee for transportation of explosives
Issuance
$6
Renewal
$6
Blaster's license
Examination
$100
Registration for renewal
$10
Inspection fee
First blast
$175
Each additional blast
$125
Maximum per day
$675
§ 104-55
Freestanding woodburning stoves and fireplaces
Permit
$25
Certificate of occupancy
$10
Chapter 111, Freshwater Wetlands
§ 111-9A
Permits for activities requiring approval of Town Engineer
$12
§ 111-9B
Permits for activities requiring Planning Board approval
$60
Chapter 145, Parking Lots
§ 145-5
Cedar Street Extension merchant parking permit (nonrefundable and not subject to proration)
$50 per annum
§ 145-18
Annual commuter parking permit
Residents of the Town of Mount Pleasant
$375
Weekly
$45
Daily
$15
Senior (daily)
$10
Student (annual)
$125
Replacement
$30
Merchant (annual)
$75
Replacement of lost permit
$25
§ 145-20
Administrative fee for change of vehicle
$25
Chapter 149, Art. II, Parkland and Recreation Land in Developments
§ 149-7
Recreation fee (Planning Board) See fee for § A227-27A(4) under Ch. A227, Subdivision Regulations
Chapter 153, Peddling and Soliciting
§ 153-5
Peddler's license
Annual
$200
After July 1 in any year
$100
Chapter 157, Plumbing and Electrical Work
§ 157-22
Inspection for gasoline and oil separator equipment installation permit
$25
§ 157-23
Inspection for catch basins and special sanitary disposal systems installation permit
$25
Residential construction (new)
1 to 15 fixtures
$150
16 to 25 fixtures
$200
Over 26 fixtures
$250
Residential electrical permit
$50
Residential construction (remodeling)
$250
Up to 3 fixtures
$100
Each fixture over 3
$10
Residential electrical permit
$50
Inspection of the repair, replacement or installation of sewer connection
$100
Storm sewer installation inspection
1 to 3 connections, including leader, roof, floor and canopy drains
$10
Each connection over 3
$1
Inspection of the repair, replacement or installation of water service line
$50
Inspection of a fire line service sprinkler system, standpipe or connection
3 or fewer fixtures
$25
Each additional fixture
$5
Inspection of the repair, replacement or installation of a wet pipe sprinkler system
5 or fewer sprinkler heads
$25
Each additional sprinkler head
$1
Inspection of the repair, replacement or installation of a fixed lawn sprinkler system, irrigation system or ornamental display fountain
10 connections or fewer
$25
Each connection over 10
$1
Inspection of the repair, replacement or installation of any gas, oil, electric or solar-powered hot-water heater
$50
Any inspection requiring a pressure test on roughing or piping not otherwise covered (gas)
$50
Inspection of backflow prevention devices
$50
Any required reinspection/additional
$25
New/replacement heating boiler
$50
New/replacement heating unit
$50
New/replacement pool heater
$50
New replacement HVAC unit
$50
Heating installer's fee
$20
Commercial construction
Up to 3 fixtures
$100
Each fixture over 3
$10
Plumbing Commercial (charging fees with no approved schedule)
New/replacement sewer
$100
New/replacement water service
$50
Storm sewer 1 to 3 connections, leaders, gutters, roof drains, floor area canopy drains
$100
New commercial plumbing permit
1 to 15 fixtures
$500
16 to 25 fixtures
$1,000
Connections over 25
$10/$1,000
New commercial electrical permit
$15 per thousand
Electrical permits (commercial generators)
100 kw – 200 kw
$300
200 kw – 300 kw
$400
300 kw and up
$500
New outside fire line service
1 to 3 connections
$250
Connections over 3 (each)
$5
Fire sprinkler in building
1 to 5 heads
$50
Heads over 5 (each)
$3
Lawn irrigation system
1 to 10 heads
$25
Heads over 10 (each)
$1
New/replacement heating boiler
$100
New/replacement heating unit
$100
New/replacement hot-water heater
$100
New/replacement HVAC unit
$100
Heating installer's fee
$50
Residential gas test
$75
Commercial gas test
$100
Commercial oil tank 275 to 1,000 gallon air and pipe test
$150
Commercial gas, LP and oil tanks over 1,000 gallons air and pipe test
$200
Oil separators
$25
Reinspection fee
$25
Gas and oil tank in excess of 1,000 gallons air and pipe test
$100
Residential 275, one-thousand-gallon oil tank piped-up air test
$50
Gas or oil tank in excess of 1,000 gallons
$100
LP gas tanks 100 to 1,000 gallons, includes air and piping test
$50
Smoke test of unsanitary plumbing
$5
Chapter 183, Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment Control
Construction inspection fee
1/2% of total construction cost estimate
Stormwater management control permit application
$150
Chapter 185, Streams and Watercourses
§ 185-9
Inspection and incidental costs in addition to actual cost of removal of debris from stream
$15
Chapter 188, Streets and Sidewalks
§ 188-8
Street opening permit
Nonrefundable application fee
$200
Per-linear-foot bond fee, refundable after work has been completed satisfactorily
$300 per linear foot
Curb cut permit
Nonrefundable application fee
$150
Per-linear-foot bond fee, refundable after work has been completed satisfactorily
$60 per linear foot
Street opening permit
$50
Street opening permit for work relating to 1 single-family dwelling
$75
Chapter 196, Art. I, Sale of Real Property Acquired Through Tax Lien Foreclosures
Charges or legal charges for each parcel involving delinquent taxes
$300
Chapter 211, Water
New connections, permanent services
$2,000
Rates and charges, reading meters
$50
Chapter 218, Zoning
Request for rezoning or zoning amendment (Town Board and Planning Board) (See Note No. 1. Also see Note No. 4 for SEQR review fees.)
$100, plus $20 per acre up to 5 acres; $200 for each acre over 5
Zoning administration and enforcement fees
For fees relating to applications for building or
Use permits, see § 218-108.
§ 218-22, § 218-23
Site plan, special permit or other (Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals) (Also see Note No. 4 for SEQR review fees.)
$200, plus $20 per parking space
Chapter A227, Subdivision Regulations
Subdivision, including open developments (Planning Board)
Preliminary plat
$120, plus $60 per building lot up to 3; $120 per lot in excess of 3 new lots
Final plat (See Note 1. Also see Note 4 for SEQR review fees.)
$120, plus $60 per new building lot up to 3; $120 per lot in excess of 3 new lots.
Inspection Fees (Town Engineer) Inspection fees shall be based on the estimated cost of improvements (which estimate has been reviewed and approved by the Town Engineer). Such fees shall apply to development of both residential and commercial properties. The following rate will apply: 3% of the value of all improvements.
Inspection for compliance with conditions of resolution: (Planning Board)
$240 to $600
Subsequent inspections
$120 each
Zoning and building permit (Building Inspector and Zoning Board of Appeals) (Also see Note No. 4 for SEQR review fees.)
See Building Department
Recreation fee (Planning Board) (NOTE: Where a habitable building or buildings exist on the land to be subdivided, a reduction of one lot may be made in computing the fee.)
In Residential Zones:
Single-family residences
$7,500 for each new lot created
Multifamily and two-family dwelling units
$7,500, plus $1,000 per bedroom or efficiency (studio) beyond that of the first unit
Accessory apartments and units required to be affordable housing
Excluded from this provision
In nonresidential zones:
$7,500 for each theoretical residential lot in the zoned area
NOTES:
1.
In unusually large or complex development proposals, the Planning Board is authorized to adjust the fee sufficiently to cover the cost of professional consultation fees and other expenditures attributable to the proposal upon mutual written agreement with the applicant.
2.
Additional fees for excessive inspections shall be required in accordance with § A227-18E of the Revised Land Subdivision Regulations of the Town of Mount Pleasant, New York.
3.
Checks covering the above fees should accompany the application for approval and will be required before approval of the plans can be obtained. Individual checks should be prepared for each of the fees required and made payable to the Town of Mount Pleasant. In the event that the applicant elects not to file a final plan for approval, one-half (1/2) of the filing fee shall be returned.
4.
Mandated New York State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR) shall require a basic or minimum fee of $100, plus 10% of the subdivision, site plan, zoning, building or other permit fee. Additional SEQR review fee may be required in reference to Note 1 above but in no case shall the SEQR review fee be greater than one-half of one percent (1/2 of 1%) of the estimated gross value of the development construction cost.
A. 
The following schedule of escrow account deposits is hereby established:
Type of Review
(Reviewing Board)
Maximum Amount of Review Fee To Be Reimbursed by Applicant
Amount of Initial Escrow Account Deposit as a Percentage of Fee Maximum
Subdivision (Planning Board)
Change in one (front, side or rear) lot line resulting in no additional lots
$1,000
25%
Fee simple subdivision for townhouse or commercial developments approved under site plan provisions
$2,000, plus $200 per proposed lot
25%
2-lot subdivisions
$5,000
10%
All others
$5,000, plus $400 per proposed new lot
50%
Site Plan (Planning Board)
Residential
$7,000, plus $200 per proposed dwelling unit
50%
Change of use in existing commercial floor space
$1,000
25%
Mixed use development (residential and nonresidential)
$7,000, plus $200 per proposed dwelling unit, plus $200 per required parking space for nonresidential use
50%
All others
$7,000, plus $200 per required parking space
50%
Special permit (Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, Town Board)
$7,000, plus $200 per required parking space
50%
Variance (Zoning Board of Appeals)
Use variance
$7,000
None
Area variance
$5,000
None
Zoning amendment (Town Board)
Petition for Zoning Map amendment
$14,000, plus $200 per acre of proposed parcel rezoning
None
Petition for zoning text amendment
$14,000
None
Petition for Zoning Map and text amendment
$14,000, plus $300 per acre of proposed parcel rezoning
Satellite antenna permit (Planning Board)
$2,000
50%
Wetlands permit (Planning Board)
$7,000, plus $200 per acre of disturbed wetland
None
Environmental impact statement review or preparation pursuant to SEQRA (Lead agency)
Draft environmental impact statement
Refer to Part 617.17 of SEQR
$5,000, plus $200 per acre of site
Final environmental impact statement
Refer to Part 617.17 of SEQR
$5,000, plus $200 per acre of site
Supplemental environmental impact statement
Refer to Part 617.17 of SEQR
$3,000, plus $125 per acre of site
B. 
Initial deposit amounts may be increased or decreased by the reviewing board having jurisdiction over the application depending upon the complexity of the application or project under review.