Fee Schedule

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Copy of Master Plan
    • $20.00
  • Peddlers License (per year/season)     
    • $10.00
  • Faxes (per page)                                
    • $0.25
  • Copies (per page)                               
    • $0.25
  • FOIA Requests                                   
    •  Lowest applicable wages + expenses
  • Returned Check Fee                           
    • $25.00

Zoning

  • Zoning Permit                                     
    • $30.00 (For AG Buildings exempt from MI Building Code)
  • Fences & Signs                                    
    • $10.00
  • All Other                                            
    • $20.00
  • Escrow Account                                  
    • $500.00 (Minimum to start)
  • Second Inspection                               
    • $30.00
  • Construction without permit               
    • $100.00 plus cost of permit
  • Zoning Board of Appeals                     
    • $200.00 (all actions)
  • Special Use Permit                             
    • $150.00
  • Amendment                                       
    • $250.00
  • Zoning Ordinances with Map               
    • $12.00
  • Zoning Map                                        
    • $3.00

**Applicants are responsible for the cost of any public hearing notice publication and mailing expenses incurred during the permit process.

Public Hearings

  • Publication                                         
    • Current cost charged by the Berrien County Record
  • Letters                                               
    • Current postage rate x the # of letters sent
  • Special Meeting                                  
    • $30.00 x Number of people on the Council/Commission

Water Tap

  • 1” for Village                                      
    • $ 1,000.00
  • 1” for Township                                  
    • $ 1,250.00
  • 2” or larger for Village                      
    •  Time/Material estimated by DPW
  • 2” or larger for Township                   
    • Time/Material estimated by DPW

Water Connection

  • 1” for Village                                      
    • $1,000.00
  • 1” for Township                                  
    • $1,250.00
  • 2” or larger for Village                        
    • $2,000.00
  • 2” or larger for Township                    
    • $2,500.00

Sewer Tap

  • Direct Sewer Tap                                
    • $5,000.00
  • Indirect Sewer Tap                              
    • $2,850.00

Building

Building Permits:

  • Residential Roofing Permit                  
    • $30.00
  • Commercial Roofing Permit                 
    • $50.00
  • Window/Door installation                   
    • $50.00 with no change to structure


  • $1 - $2,000                                         
    • $50.00 (includes one inspection)

See building permit fee schedule for additional pricing

  • Special or additional inspections        
    • $30.00
  • Demolition permit                             
    • $30.00
  • Zoning Permit                                   
    • $30.00 (For AG Buildings exempt from the MI Building Code)
  • Construction without a permit            
    • $100.00 plus cost of permit

**All reconstruction will be considered new construction if the foundation is repaired or replaced

Electrical

See application for fees

Plumbing

State fee schedule

Mechanical

State fee schedule

Business Permits

  • Sexually Oriented Business License   
    • $500.00
  • SOB Employee License                      
    • $300.00 per employee