§ 20. Permit and Plan Check Fees.
25 CA ADC § 20BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 25. Housing and Community Development
Division 1. Housing and Community Development
Chapter 1. State Housing Law Regulations and Earthquake Protection Law Regulations
Subchapter 1. State Housing Law Regulations
Article 3. Administration and Enforcement
25 CCR § 20
§ 20. Permit and Plan Check Fees.
(a) Local Enforcement. Any person submitting an application for a permit to construct shall pay appropriate fees. Valuation of buildings for the purpose of determining fees for permits to construct shall be determined by the enforcement agency. The governing body of any city or county may prescribe fees for permits, certificates, or other forms or documents required or authorized by this subchapter.
(b) Enforcement by the Department. The fees specified in this subchapter shall apply where the Department is the enforcement agency.
(1) Penalty Fees. Where work for which a permit is required by this subchapter is started or proceeded with prior to obtaining that permit, the fees specified in this article may be increased by the enforcement agency but shall not be more than double the fees specified for obtaining the permit; however, the payment of that fee shall not relieve any persons from fully complying with the requirements of this subchapter in the execution of the work or from any penalties prescribed herein.
(2) Plan Check Fees for Identical Buildings. When any person files applications simultaneously to construct two or more buildings which are identical, only one plan check fee will be required. Upon payment of that plan check fee and the filing of an additional set of plans with the enforcement agency, subsequent construction permits may be issued for other identical buildings without payment of plan check fees.
(3) Minimum Permit Fee. The total permit fee is the sum of the fees prescribed in subsections (b)(4), (b)(5) and (b)(6) of this section and in no case shall be less than $15.
(4) Plan Check Fees. Plan check fees shall be equal to one-half of the combined total of construction, mechanical, plumbing and electrical permit fees, as set forth in Tables A, B, and C, however, the minimum fee shall be $10. Those plans which have been returned to the plan submitter for correction shall be resubmitted along with a fee equal to 25 percent of the original plan check fee.
(5) Permit Issuance Fee. The permit issuance fee shall be $10. A single permit may be issued for all work to be accomplished at the same time on the same premises.
(6) Permit Fees.
(A) Table A. Construction Permit Fees.
$1 to $500
$501 to $5,000
for the first $500 plus $1 for each addi-
tional $100 or fraction thereof, to and in-
$5,001 to $25,000
for the first $5,000 plus $3 for each addi-
tional thousand or fraction thereof, to and
$25,001 to $50,000
for the first $25,000 plus $2.50 for each
additional thousand or fraction thereof,
to and including $50,000.
$50,001 to $100,000
for the first $50,000 plus $1.50 for each
additional thousand or fraction thereof,
to and including $100,000.
$100,001 and up
for the first $100,000 plus $1 for each
additional thousand or fraction thereof.
(B) Table B. Mechanical and Plumbing Permit Fees.
Each plumbing fixture, trap, set of fixtures on one trap, including water,
drainage piping and back flow protection therefor
Each building sewer
Each private sewage disposal system
Each water heater and/or vent
Each gas piping system of one to five outlets
Each gas piping system of six or more, per outlet
Each gas regulator
Each water branch service outlet or outlets at the same location, or
each fixture supply
Each installation of water treating equipment
Alteration or repair of water piping or water treating equipment
Alteration or repair of drainage or vent piping
Each lawn sprinkler system on any one meter, including backflow pro-
tection devices thereof
Vacuum breakers or backflow protective devices on tanks, vats, etc.,
or for installation on unprotected plumbing fixtures
One to five
Over five, each additional
The installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace
or burner, including ducts and vents attached to an appliance, up to
and including 100,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type
furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to an
appliance over 100,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each floor furnace including vent
The installation or relocation of each suspended heater, recessed wall
heater or floor mounted unit heater
The installation, relocation or replacement of each appliance vent
installed and not included in an appliance permit
The repair of, alteration of, or addition to each heating appliance,
refrigeration unit, comfort cooling unit, absorption unit, or each
comfort heating, cooling, absorption, or evaporative cooling system,
including installation of controls
The installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor to and
including three horsepower or each absorption system to and
including 100,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over three
horsepower to and including 15 horsepower, or each absorption
system over 100,000 B.t.u.'s to and including 500,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 15
horsepower to and including 30 horsepower, or for each absorption
system over 500,000 B.t.u.'s to and including 1,000,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 30
horsepower to and including 50 horsepower, or for each absorption
system over 1,000,000 B.t.u.'s to and including 1,750,000 B.t.u.'s
The installation or relocation of each boiler or refrigeration compres-
sor over 50 horsepower, or each absorption system over 1,750,000
Each air handling unit to and including 10,000 cubic feet per minute,
including ducts attached thereto
Note:This fee shall not apply to an air handling unit which is a portion of a factory assembled appliance, comfort cooling unit, evaporative cooler or absorption unit for which a permit is required elsewhere.
For each air handling unit over 10,000 cubic feet per minute
For each evaporative cooler other than portable type
For each vent fan connected to a single duct
For each ventilation system which is not a portion of any heating
or air conditioning system authorized by a permit
For the installation of each hood which is served by mechanical
exhaust, including the ducts for a hood
For each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by these
regulations but not classed in other appliance categories, or for
which no other fee is listed in these regulations
(C) Table C. Electrical Permit Fees.
Each additional outlet, fixture or equipment which has not been included
in the original permit
Each wiring outlet where current is used or controlled except services,
sub-feeders and meter outlets
Each fixture, socket or other lamp holding device
Each motor of not more than one horsepower
Each motor of more than one horsepower but not more than
Each motor of more than 3 horsepower but not more than
Each motor of more than 8 horsepower but not more than
Each motor of more than 15 horsepower but not more than
Each motor of more than 50 horsepower but not more than
Each motor of more than 100 horsepower
Each generator, transformer, or welder -each K.V.A. capacity shall
be considered as one horsepower in a motor. Each motor-generator
set or frequency changer -the fee charged shall be 100 percent
greater than for the motor alone.
Each mercury arc lamp and equipment
Each range, water heater or clothes dryer installation
Each space heater or infrared heat installation
Each stationary cooking unit, oven, or space heater
Each garbage disposer, dishwasher, or fixed motor-operated appliance
not exceeding one-half horsepower
Working lights in buildings in course of construction or undergoing
repairs, or where temporary lighting is to be used
Each incandescent electric sign
Electric signs or outline lighting, luminous gas type with one to four
Additional transformers, each
Each rectifier and synchronous converter, per K.W
Each additional circuit for an accessory building or structure or other
600 volts or less, not over 200 amperes
600 volts or less, over 200 amperes
(D) Table D-1. Plan-checking Fees (Excavation and Grading).
50 to 100 cubic yards
101 to 1000 cubic yards
1001 to 10,000 cubic yards
10,001 to 100,000 cubic yards -$20.00 for the first 10,000 cubic yards
plus $10 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
100,001 to 200,000 cubic yards -$110 for the first 100,000 cubic yards
plus $6 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
200,001 cubic yards or more -$170 for the first 200,000 cubic yards,
plus $3 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
Table D-2. Grading Permit Fees.
50 cubic yards or less
50 to 100 cubic yards
101 to 1000 cubic yards -$15 for the first 100 cubic yards,plus $7 for
each additional 100 cubic yards or fraction thereof
1001 to 10,000 cubic yards -$78 for the first 1000 cubic yards, plus $6
for each additional 1000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
10,001 to 100,000 cubic yards -$132 for the first 10,000 cubic yards,
plus $27 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
100,001 cubic yards or more -$375 for the first 100,000 cubic yards,
plus $15 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof
Permit Extension Fee, Minimum
Alternate Approval Fee
Certificate of Occupancy
(7) Technical Service Fee.
(A) Any city or county may request technical assistance from the Department. The assistance may include inspections or interpretation and clarification of applicable regulations.
(B) Requests for this service shall be submitted to the Department in writing. The fee shall be:
1. $39.00 for the first hour.
2. $19.50 for each additional 30 minutes or fractional part thereof.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 17003.5, 17921, 50061.5 and 50559, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 17921 and 17966, Health and Safety Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect amending section heading and section filed 6-23-2004 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2004, No. 26).
This database is current through 9/11/20 Register 2020, No. 37
25 CCR § 20, 25 CA ADC § 20
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