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Community Development Fees

The City of Milton applications and checklists can be downloaded at no charge by visiting the Find a Form or Permit area.

Fees are payable to the City of Milton by check or credit card (MasterCard/Visa/American Express).

Click here to view a building valuation data guide.

Building/Trade Permits

Residential

New house/townhouse from the ground up

$350 site 
$25 admin. 
$50 C.O. 
Permit Fee

$100 Plan Review
(up to 5,000 sq. ft.)

$200 Plan Review
(5,001 to 10,000 sq. ft.)

$350 Plan Review
(10,001 sq. ft. and up)

Basement finish, bathroom or kitchen remodel, house addition

$25 admin. 
Permit Fee 

$100 Plan Review 
(up to 5,000 sq. ft.)

$200 Plan Review
(5,001 to 10,000 sq. ft.)

$350 Plan Review
(10,001 sq. ft. and up)

$350 Site fee 
(house addition that extends out from original house frame)

Deck addition, pool house, garage, screened porch $350 site 
$25 admin. 
Permit Fee
Pool $350 site 
$25 admin. 
Permit Fee
Electrical permit 
Plumbing permit 
Mechanical permit 
For commercial also
$25 admin. 
Permit Fee
Roof, replacement window, replace shingles, etc. $25 admin. 
$50 Permit Fee 
Flat fee total of $75
Shed, outbuilding $100 site 
$25 admin. 
Permit Fee
Fence $100 site 
$25 admin. 
Permit Fee
Demolition of single family house, demolition of other structures, including commercial $25 admin. 
$100 Permit Fee 
Flat fee total of $125

Commercial

New commercial building from the ground up, new shell commercial structures, including schools, hospitals, subdivision clubhouses, etc. $350 site 
$25 admin. 
$50 C.O. 
Permit Fee

Plan Review
(50% of Permit Fee amount)
$125 Fire Review 
(up to 5,000 sq. ft.)
Tenant finish, interior work on commercial property $25 admin. 
$50 C.O. 
Permit Fee 

Plan Review 
(50% of Permit Fee amount)
$125 Fire Review 
(up to 5,000 sq. ft.)
Construction of sales trailer $100 site 
$25 admin 
Permit Fee
Cell tower or co-locate

$350 site 
$25 admin 
Permit Fee

Fire prevention and protection 

(fire inspections and fee structure conducted by the Fire Marshal)

Chapter 22
22-50 Plan review fees
Structural plan review
5,000 sq. ft. or less $125.00
More than 5,000 sq. ft. $0.25 per sq.ft.
Site development plan review $100.00
Sprinkler only plan review $100.00
Fire alarm only plan review $75.00
Commercial hood only plan review $50.00
22-50 Inspection fees
80% inspection $100.00
Final inspection $100.00
Occupancy inspection $100.00
Miscellaneous/other final inspection $100.00
Re-inspection fee $100.00
After hours inspection $150.00
22-90(f) Penalties of violation subject to locked gates for commercial, residential and other locations Not [to] exceed $1,000.00
22-91(f) Penalties of violation subject to locked gates for certain buildings Not [to] exceed $1,000.00
22-115(a) Penalties of violation of placing "Fire Lane" signs $150.00 for each violation (however, the fine will be waived if the required specifications are made within 14 days from the date of the citation)
22-115(b) Penalties of violation of placing "Fire Lane" signs If that private or public property owner fails or refuses to meet said requirements on his or her property within such 14 days he or she shall, on the 15th day after receiving the citation, be subject to the fine $150.00 for each violation and an additional $10.00 fine for each violation for each day that the owner fails to comply with the provisions
22-116 
(b)(1)
Penalties of violation of parking in a fire lane

$25.00 for the first violation within any 30-day period; $40.00 for the second violation within any 30-day period; $50.00 for each violation thereafter occurring within any 30-day period

Other Fees

Re-Inspection 
Fire re-inspection
$50 per re-inspection 
$100 per re-inspection
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy $200 Flat Fee
Reinstatement of expired permit 
90% Complete
$200 plus any re-inspection fees
Reinstatement of expired permit 
Less than 90% complete
Renewal fee is one half (50%) of the base fee assessed at original building permit issue, but not less than $200
Reinstatement of expired permit 
Not executed
Reinstatement amount is full permit fee

Zoning Applications

Rezoning: Agricultural and Residential

Base fee for first five (5) acres

$500

Additional for 5 to 10 acres

$1,000

Additional for 10 to 20 acres

$1,500

Additional 20 to 100 acres

$2,000

Rezoning: Commercial and Multi-Family Districts

Base fee for first five (5) acres

$750

Additional for 5 to 10 acres

$1,500

Additional for 10 to 20 acres

$2,000

Additional 20 to 100 acres

$2,500

Rezoning: CUP, NUP Districts

Any Acreage

$2,000 plus $50 per acre

                                                                                                                                             ** Maximum fee $10,000

Rezoning MIX District

Any Acreage

$1,000 plus $50 per acre

                                                                                                                                             ** Maximum fee $10,000

Concurrent Variance

Residential, CUP, NUP Districts

$250 plus $50 for each additional concurrent variance on same property

Agricultural, Commercial, MIX Districts

$350 plus $100 for each additional concurrent variance on same property

Use Permit

All Districts

$500

Mobile Home

$250

Zoning Modification

All Districts

$350 plus $100 each additional

Variances

Single Family and Agricultural Districts for Residential Uses Only

$250 plus $50 each additional request

Multi-Family, Non-Residential, Commercial Uses in Residential or Agricultural Districts

$350 plus $100 each additional request

Signs

$350 plus $100 each additional request

Other Permits / Documents

Administrative Permit

$50 plus $10 per day

Festival/Event

$50

Events, Outdoor Seasonal

$50 plus $10 per day

Roadside Produce Stands

$50

Zoning Certification Letter

$30

 

Land Disturbance Permits (LDP)

 

Land Development Plan Review: Residential

$375 plus $5 per lot

Land Development Plan Review: Commercial

$375 plus $5 per lot

Land Disturbance Permit: Residential and Commercial

Fee based on estimated construction value as determined by the Land Development division

Land Disturbance Permit (grading only)

Less than 1 acre $125

LDP Revision

$400

Retaining Walls

$100

NPDES

$40 per acre ($40/acre also must be paid to EPD)

Stormwater Facilities Indemnification

No Fee

Right-Of-Way Dedication

No Fee

Right-Of-Way Encroachment Permit

No Fee

Erosion and Sedimentation Control Bond

$3,000 per disturbed acre

Maintenance Bond

TBD

Landscape Maintenance Bond

TBD

Bond Fee (per bond)

$300

Trenching Permit

No Fee

Sign Permits

Temporary Sign/Banner

$25

Permanent Sign

$25 plus amount based on valuation

Plats

Minor Plat Review

$375 plus $5 per lot

Minor Plat Revision

$380

Final Plat & As-Built Review

$375 plus $5 per lot

Final Plat Revision

$380

Bond Fee (per bond)

$300