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Pen Argyl Borough Municipal

Taxes, Fees & Permits

Property Tax: 9.75 mills
LST Tax $52.00
Garbage Collection Fee: Yearly Fee per unit.  Discount period $150, Base $184.50, Penalty $199.50.
Sanitary Sewer Rate: $96.00 per quarter, per 10,000 gallons, per unit/ $13.50 per 1000 over

Building Permits

TOTAL VALUATION                                        Fees

 $0.00 to $500.00                                                         $25.00

 500.01 to 2,000.00                                                     $25.00 for the first $500.00 plus $3.00 for each additional $100.00 orFraction                                                                                           thereof, to and including $2,000.00.

 $2,00.01 to $25,000.00                                              $60.00 for the first $2,000.00 plus $14.00 for each additional $1,000.00                                                                                          Or fraction thereof to and including $25,000.00.

 $25,000.01 to $50,000.00                                           $250.00 for the first $25,000.00 plus $10.00 for each additional $1,000.00                                                                                           Or fraction thereof to and including $50,000.00.

 $50,000.00 to $100,000.00                                         $350.00 for the first $50,000.00 Plus $5.00 for each additional $1,000.00 or                                                                                            Or fraction thereof to and including $100,000.00.

 $100,000.01 to $500,000.00                                     $450.00 for the first $1000,000.00 plus $5.00 for each additional $1,000.00                                                                                            Or thereof to and including $500,000.00.

 $1,000,000.01 and up                                                 $1,000.00 for the first $1,000.00.00 plus $4.00 for each $1,000.00 or fraction                                                                                             Thereof.

 L & I Permit Fee -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$4.00

 Occupancy Permits:

1-        Residential ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $25.00

2-      Commercial ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$40.00

 Residential Variance, Hearings, Special Exception, and Appeals (non-refundable)--------------$500.00

Commercial Variance, Hearings, Special Exceptions, and Appeals (non-refundable)-----------$700.00

  Swimming Pools: Above or In-Ground including Spas  Permit Fee Only --------------------------------- $50.00

 Fences  $30.00 up to 100 LF above 100 LF  $0.25 per LF ----------------------------------------------$30.00

 Recreational (each) i.e. basketball, tennis, bocce courts -----------------------------------------------$100.00

 Signs  $60.00 (New)    Up to 6 sq. ft.    $30.00  replacement up to 6 sq. ft. --------------------------$60.00/$30.00

 Fireplaces, wood, propane and coal stoves—Chimneys (new and replacement-------------------$50.00

  Handicap Parking Sign (non refundable) ----------------------------------------------------------------- $200.00

 Driveway Permit ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$50.00

 Driveway Escrow Fee ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$250.00

 Road Opening Permit (over 20sq. ft is $2.00 per sq. ft.) -------------------------------------------------$75.00

 Demolition Permit (per structure) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------$50.00

Demolition Escrow Fee --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $500.00

 Moving Permit -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$1.00

 Yard/Garage Sale Permit ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$5.00

 Electrical Permit Only -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$25.00

  Plumbing Permit -----------------------------------------------------------------$35.00 + $5.00 per each fixture

 Mechanical Permit --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- $50.00  

 Transient Sales Permit ---Varies per day, see Ord. #586 Code #70.2

 Zoning Ordinance Book ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$25.00

 SALDO Ordinance Book --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------$25.00

 Sub-Division/Land Development Application Fees:

 Sketch Plans (Application only) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------$100.00

 Sketch Plans (Escrow fee) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------$1,000.00

 Minor Sub-division with lot line adjustments (Application Only) ----------------------------------$200.00

 Minor Sub-division with lot line adjustments ( Escrow Fee)  ---------------------------------------$3,500.00

  Major Sub-division (3 lots or more) (Application Only) ---------------------------------------------$400.00

 Major Sub-division (Escrow Fee) --------------------------------------------------------------------------$5,000.00

 Land Development (industrial/commercial)  Application Only -------------------------------------$500.00

 Land Development (industrial/commercial Escrow Fee ----------------------------------------------$4,000.00

 Land Development (residential)  Application Only ---------------------------------------------------$400.00

Land Development (residential  Escrow Fee -----------------------------------------------------------$3,000.00

Inspection Fee’s for Construction, New Homes, Additions ------------------------------------------$750.00

Inspection Fee’s for Renovations Only-------------------------------------------------------------------$300.00

Inspection Fee’s for All Swimming Pools & Spas------------------------------------------------------ $75.00 

Rental Inspection Fee, Residential ------------------------------------------------------------------------$50.00

  Re-Sale Inspection Fee, Residential -----------------------------------------------------------------------$75.00

Rental Inspection Fee, Commercial------------------------------------------------------------------------$75.00

Re-Sale Inspection Fee, Commercial -------------------------------------------------------------------- $100.00

 ALL FEE’S AS PER COUNCIL APPROVAL DATED MAY 6, 2008

Notes:

 1-        Although application fees are non-refundable, escrow fees are refundable after the project is completed and

One years’s maintenance after final completion date.

                        2-       Escrow fees will paid to the Borough of Pen Argyl during the application permit process.

The Borough of  Pen Argyl will reimburse the Borough Engineers.