Fees

MUNICIPAL SERVICES FEE SCHEDULE

   1. SITE PLAN REVIEW


Site Plan Review - Non refundable Administrative FeePreliminary Site Plan $1000.00 + $40.00/acre 
Site Plan Review - Non refundable Administrative FeeFinal Site Plan $1100.00 + $40.00/acre
Site Plan Review - Non refundable Administrative FeeMinor Revision to Final Site Plan $700.00 + $40.00/acre
Site Plan Review - Refundable Deposit for CostsLess than One (1) Acre $2500.00*
Site Plan Review - Refundable Deposit for CostsOne (1) Acre to Five (5) Acres$3500.00*
Site Plan Review - Refundable Deposit for CostsGreater than Five (5) Acres to Ten (10) Acres$5000.00*
Site Plan Review - Refundable Deposit for Costs

Greater than Ten (10) Acres $5000.00 + $50.00/acre beyond 10 Acres
Engineering Site Plan Review - Refundable Deposits for CostsMinimum review Fee 1000.00 or 3.0% of costs for Infrastructure Improvements, whichever is greater*** (1% due upon submission for Preliminary Site Plan Review, 2% due upon submission for Engineering Site Plan Review)
Engineering Site Plan Review - Non refundable Administrative Fee
$1000.00

 

   2.   REZONINGS

Non-Refundable Administrative Fee Less than one acre $1500.00
Non-Refundable Administrative Fee Greater than one acre$1500.00 + $40.00/acre
Refundable Deposit for CostsRefundable Deposit for Costs$2500.00




   3.  PUD SITE PLAN REVIEW (Planned Unit Development)

Non-Refundable Administrative FeePreliminary Site - Rezoning $2000.00 + $40.00/acre
Non-Refundable Administrative Fee Final Site Plan $1100.00 + $40.00/acre
Non-Refundable Administrative Fee Minor Revision to Final PUD Site Plan $700.00 + $40.00/acre
Non-Refundable Administrative Fee Major Revision to Final PUD Site Plan $2000.00 = $40.00/acre
Refundable Deposit for CostsLess than One (1) Acre $2500.00*
Refundable Deposit for CostsOne (1) to Five (5) acres$3500.00*
Refundable Deposit for CostsOver Five (5) to Ten (10) acres$5000.00*
Refundable Deposit for CostsOver Ten (10) Acres$5000.00 + $50.00/acre over Ten (10) acres*


4.  CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT/HEARING

Conditional Use Hearing (Other than single family residential)Non Refundable Administrative Fee - Less than One (1) Acre$11500.00
Conditional Use Hearing (Other than single family residential)Non-refundable Administrative Fee—One (1) acre to Five (5)  Acres$1600.00 + $40.00/acre
Conditional Use Hearing (Other than single family residential)Non-refundable Administrative Fee—more than Five (5) Acres  to Ten (10) Acres$1700.00 + $40.00/acre
Conditional Use Hearing (Other than single family residential)Non-refundable Administrative Fee—greater than Ten (10) acres$1800.00 + $40.00/acre
Conditional Use Hearing (Other than single family residential)Refundable Deposit for Costs$1500.00
Conditional Use Hearing (Single Family Residential) Non-refundable Administrative Fee $200.00 + Public Hearing Advertisement Cost of $180.00




5.   WETLAND FEES

Wetland Review - Permit Fees Non-refundable Administrative Fee $2000.00
Wetland Review - Permit Fees Refundable Deposit for Costs - Less than one acre $1000.00

Wetland Review - Permit Fees Refundable Deposit for Costs - Over One (1) Acre and less than Ten (10) Acres  $1500.00 + $100.00/Acre per One acre
Wetland Review/Permit FeesRefundable Deposit for Costs—Over Ten (10) acres$2500.00 + $50.00/Acre over ten acres







   6.  PRIVATE ROAD REVIEW

Private Road Review Non-Refundable Administrative Fee $500.00

Refundable Deposit for Costs $2000.00

 


     7. UTILITY AND PROVATE ROAD CONSTRUCTION PERMIT (USW)

Utility and Private Road Permit Non-refundable Administrative Fee$500.00
Utility and Private Road PermitRefundable Deposit for Costs—Less than 50,000 Cost Estimate $10,000.00 
Utility and Private Road PermitRefundable Deposit for Costs—50,001 – 200,000.00 Cost estimate13%  but not less than $15,000.00
Utility and Private Road PermitRefundable Deposit for Costs – Over $200,00110% but not less than $30,000.00




An Administrative Fee and Escrow Deposit shall be paid at the time the Permit Application is filed.  The Applicant shall provide an Itemized Utility Installation and/or Private Road Construction Cost Estimate that will be reviewed by the Township Engineer, per Section 36-73 of the Pittsfield Charter Township Utility Installation Ordinance No. 253.  The Township shall charge all Township review and construction administration expenses related to the installation, acceptance, and dedication of the utilities permitted, including, but not limited to, shop drawing reviews, construction observation, punch lists, and legal expenses.


      8.  SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL (SESC) 

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Non-refundable Administrative Fee$500.00

Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Refundable Deposit for Costs – No more than Five(5) acres in size of disruption   $5,000.00^^
Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Refundable Deposit for Costs – more than (5) acres in size of disruption$10,000.00^^


^^A Performance Deposit (Cash Bond) will be required to be submitted with the Permit Application. Funds will be released when the project is complete, all permanent measures are installed and functioning, temporary measures are removed, and a final inspection has been approved. The Performance Deposit (Cash Bond) shall be $500 per acre disturbed, with a minimum of $2,000 per project.

If a minor project consists of earth changes for a proposed or already existing single private residence, landscaping activities that require a Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Permit, or agricultural practices other than the plowing and tilling of fields for crop reduction, then the Administrative Fee, the Escrow Account Deposit, and the Performance Deposit (Cash Bond) will be half the amount stated above.


    Escrow Requirements for Planning Fees (*, **, & ***)

  • The deposit shall be due when the application is submitted.  The Township will charge all review and inspection expenses to this deposit, including but not limited to planning, engineering, legal and environmental assessment services. 
  • The escrow account shall maintain a balance of not less than 30% of the original (opening) balance.  If the Township determines that the account will require an additional deposit, the amount will be one-half (1/2) the original escrow amount to remain active.   
  • Any remaining funds in the escrow account will be released when the project is complete, all permanent measures are installed and functioning, temporary measures are removed, and final inspections have been approved.  

        **A revision of a final site plan shall be determined to be minor if in the opinion of the Zoning Administrator the nature and scope of the change does not substantially change the approved site plan. The refundable deposit for costs for minor revisions shall be one-half of the above required deposit. 

       ***Engineering review fees will be established through the submission to the Township of a construction      estimate by the design engineer for site improvements, including but not limited to, water main, sanitary sewer, storm water system, site grading, paved areas, roads and any other improvement which will have an impact on the development of the site, and reviewed by the Township Engineer for accuracy.  The engineering fee shall be 1.5% of the cumulative total of all improvements.     The fee shall be deposited as described in the Engineering Site Plan entry above prior to the Township undertaking any review of the subject Site Plan.

 


       9.   OTHER PLANNING AND ZONING FEES

     

Administrative Fees$50.00 or 15% of cost of service, whichever is greater
Fence Permit—Residential$50.00
Fence Permit—Non-residential$150.00
Land Division—Residential Simple Split$50.00
Land Division—All other division$850.00/lot
Fertilizer Registration$75.00
Map—Street$10.00
Map—Zoning (24x36)$12.50

Zoning Board of Appeals Application (Residential)


$200.00 Plus Public Hearing Advertisement cost of $180.00
Zoning Board of Appeals Application (Non-residential)$1500.00 Plus Public Hearing Advertisement Cost of $180.00
Special Meeting of Zoning Board of Appeals$2000.00 Plus Public Hearing Advertisement Cost of $180.00
Predevelopment Conference$500.00
Zoning Inspection and Compliance Letter (Residential)$75.00
Zoning Inspection and Compliance Letter (Non-residential)$250.00
Natural Lawn Permit$75.00
Nuisance Vegetation Permit$300.00
Public Hearing Notice $180.00
Sign Permit$100.00/sign
Special Events Permit$150.00 Residential / $300.00 Non-Residential
Special Meeting of Planning Commission$2500.00 Plus Public Hearing Advertisement Cost of $180.00
Zoning Compliance (Residential Single Family Home)$200.00
Zoning Compliance$100.00