Town of Johnston, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Johnston 12-10-1979 by Ord. No. 440 as Secs. 7-1 to 7-3 of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 118.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 172.
Housing standards — See Ch. 194.
Oil and Gas Heating Code — See Ch. 230.
Plumbing — See Ch. 252.
Property maintenance — See Ch. 261.
There shall be adopted the National Electric Code, 1971 edition, and any new additions or annual supplements which may be forthcoming, which is incorporated herein and made a part hereof by reference thereto.
Section 90-10, entitled "Revisions," contained in the National Electrical Code adopted pursuant to § 156-1, is deleted.
[Amended 9-14-1981; 4-17-1990 by Ord. No. 810; 10-10-1995 by Ord. No. 955]
No official, administrator, inspector, or employee shall issue a permit to install, construct, alter, enlarge, or repair any electrical device, appliance, equipment, or installation until collection of fees based upon his estimates, calculated from the schedule which follows. The estimate shall be exclusive of building, plumbing, and mechanical costs.
A. 
Plan review fee; paid at time of initial permit application:
Cost of Project
Fee
$10,000 to $25,000
$25
$25,000 to $50,000
$50
$50,000 to $100,000
$100
$100,000 to $200,000
$200
$200,000 to $500,000
$250
B. 
Electrical fees.
(1) 
If an individual trade permit, paid at time of issuance; if part of a permit package, paid at time of package issuance:
Cost of Project
Cost of Permit
$0 to $1,000
$45
$1,000 to 2,000
$55
$2,001 to 3,000
$65
$3,001 to 4,000
$75
$4,001 to 5,000
$85
$5,001 to 6,000
$95
$6,001 to 7,000
$105
$7,001 to 8,000
$115
$8,001 to 9,000
$125
$9,001 to 10,000
$135
$10,001 and up
$135 plus $8/1,000
(2) 
The added cost per $1,000 refers to the additional $1,000 (or part thereof) of total value of the work being permitted. Permit fees shall not be interpolated.
(3) 
Total value of the work being permitted is derived from and considered to be the value of materials plus labor. Self performed labor is considered to have value, that implied value being included within this definition and being used for permit cost determination.
C. 
Specialty permits charged at the following rates:
Category
Fee
Renewal of an expired permit
$15
Certificate of use and occupancy
$20
Temporary electrical service
$25
Swimming pool (electrical portion)
$25
Reinspection fee for failed inspection (assessed at time of issuance of CO)
$20/visit
Late permit/no permit fine
$50 (if permit applied for within three days of notice; $100 if permit applied for within two weeks of notice; legal action thereafter)