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FEE STRUCTURE REVISED – Feb 19, 2020

 

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION

  • Regular Rate …………………………………………………………………………………………….0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • New Home …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$5.00/Sq-m
  • Subsidiary Apartment (minimum fee)…………………………………………………………………………………………………$1.40/Sq-m

(When constructed during construction of main dwelling)

  • Alteration, Extensions, Repairs (minimum fee)……………………………………….0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • Accessory Building (minimum fee)……………………………………………………………0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • Patio / Deck / Pool...……………………………………………………………………………….. 0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • Retaining Wall / Driveway...……………………………………………………………………0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • All Other Building Permits………………………………………………………………………0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)

 

COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL / INSTITUTIONAL CONSTRUCTION

  • Regular Rate………………………………………………75% up to $300,000 of construction value plus 0.6% over $300,000
  • Extensions (minimum fee) …………………………………………………………………..Same as Regular Rate above ($50.00 Min)
  • Alterations, Repairs (minimum fee) ……………………………………………………Same as Regular Rate above ($30.00 Min)
  • Accessory Building (minimum fee) …………………………………………………….Same as Regular Rate above ($30.00 Min)
  • Sign (up to $5,000.00 construction value – minimum fee) ……………………0.6% of construction value ($30.00 Min)
  • Landscaping Deposit (Paid with & in addition to the Building Permit fee) ………………………………………………$5,000                   No refund if landscaping not completed within one (1) year of occupancy

 

DEVELOPMENT

  • Development Application Fee ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$100.00
  • Subdivision or Consolidation of Property (each lot) …………………………………………………………………………….$100.00
  • Change of Use ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$300.00
  • Commercial Demolition Approval………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$50.00
  • Temporary Use Permit ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $100.00
  • Residential Demolition Approval ………………………………………………………………………………………………………… $50.00
  • Development Regulation Amendment ………………………………………………………………………………………………$1000.00
  • Municipal Plan Amendment / Rezoning ……………………………………………………………………………………………$1500.00
  • Public Notice (Variance, Discretionary Use etc.) ………………………………………………………………………………..$300.00

 

For new buildings, extensions, and major alterations a Building Permit Application shall be accompanied by two (2) sets of detailed plans drawn to 1/4” = 1’ or similar scale. Plans as follows:

 

  1. Legal survey showing location of building with reference to adjoining street, lot lines and parking area
  2. Cross-section
  3. Foundation plans
  4. Floor plans
  5. Front, rear, left and right elevations
  6. Plumbing layout / riser diagram
  7. Roof design detail
  8. Plans for apartment buildings with more than three (3) dwelling units and plans for commercial, office, institutional and industrial buildings shall include: complete site (including Infrastructure), landscape, architectural, structural, electrical and mechanical plans stamped by an engineer or architect licensed to practice in Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

Note: If approved, one (1) set of plans will be retained by the City of Corner Brook.

 

A Development Application shall be accompanied by:

  1. Development Application Fee.
  2. Legal survey, Location Certificate or Surveyors Real Property Report, showing the site and/or location of the buildings with reference to adjoining street and lot lines.
  3. Plans drawn to an appropriate scale clearly outlining the development.