Building Permit Fees & Valuation Charts

Scroll down to find the following:

  • Residential Building Fees
  • Residential Valuation Chart
  • Commercial Building Fees
  • Commercial Valuation Chart

Please note the highlighted prices take effect 9/01/2014.

Residential Fees Chart

The following fees are for Building category permits only.  Residential and commercial building fees and valuation charts differ.  For more information or to see what items are required for your project, contact Building Inspector at (231) 332-6705.

*Fees were last revised 8/26/2014.

 Base Permit Fee
Additional Inspection
 $50.00
$50.00
 Tear Off and/or Reroof  $125.00 (1st structure)
$50.00 (ea. additional structure)
 Real Estate Inspection  $55.00  Reside  $125.00/structure
 New Home  $84.54/sq. ft. (valuation)  Ramp  BASED ON VALUE
 Mobile Home in Park   $75.00  Demolition  $50.00
 Dwelling/Modular Home  $84.54/sq. ft. (valuation)  Pond Permit  $50.00
 Masonry Dwelling  $88.18/sq. ft. (valuation)
 Manufactured Homes  $85.54 x 1/3 sq. ft. (valuation)  Garage -Unfinished
Garage -Semi Finished
 $16.11/sq. ft.
$15.00/sq. ft.
 Shed (200 sq. ft. & over)   $10.00/sq. ft.
 Basement - Unfinished
Basement - Finished
 $16.11 sq. ft. (valuation)
$21.22/sq. ft. (valuation)
 Pole Building-Under 14'
Pole Blding-Over 14' tall
 $16.00/sq. ft.
$18/sq. ft.
 Bonus Room Unfinished  $20/sq. ft. (valuation)  Carport  $10.00/sq. ft.
 Addition  $60.27/sq. ft. (valuation)  Deck - not covered   $12.00/sq. ft.
 Addition to Crawl Space  $60.27/sq. ft. (valuation)  Deck - covered  $30.00/sq. ft.
 Remodel  $32.00/sq. ft. (valuation)  Covered Porch  $30.00/sq. ft.
 Masonry Fireplace  $8,000 (valuation)  Sign Permit $50.00
 Manufactured Fireplace  $3,000 (valuation)  Window based on value.
$50 (if only one)
$125 (if more than one)
 Brick Fireplace  $0.50/sq. ft. (valuation)  Door based on value.
$50 (if only one)
$125 (if more than one)
 Full Bath
1/2 Bath
3/4 Bath
 $3,000
$1,500
$2,000
 Pool based on value
$75 (above ground pool)
$150 (in-ground pool)
Prints with an Architect
Seal have a plan review
fee of :
  30% of permit fee

Residential Valuation Chart

A permit's price is based on the project.  The following valuation table can be used in addition to the above residential fee chart.
No matter the fee figured from the valuation, a $50.00 base permit fee will be included in the permits price, in addition to any other required inspections.**The following table is not a complete table.  If your valuation exceeds the amounts shown below, contact the Dalton Township Building Inspector for more information. **

VALUTATION FEE VALUATION FEE
 $     1.00   -  $ 500.00  $18.75  $  2,001.00 - $  3,000.00  $ 67.50
 $ 501.00   - $ 600.00  $21.25  $  3,001.00 - $  4,000.00  $ 75.75
 $ 601.00   - $ 700.00  $23.75  $  4,001.00 - $  5,000.00  $ 90.00
 $ 701.00   - $ 800.00  $26.75  $  5,001.00 - $  6,000.00  $101.25
 $ 801.00   - $ 900.00  $28.75  $  6, 001.00 - $  7,000.00  $112.50
 $ 901.00   - $1,000.00  $31.25  $  7, 001.00 - $  8,000.00  $123.75
 $1,001.00 - $1,100.00  $33.75  $  8,001.00 - $  9,000.00  $135.00
 $1,101.00 - $1,200.00  $36.25  $  9,001.00 - $10,000.00  $146.25
 $1,201.00 - $1,300.00  $38.75  $10,001.00 - $11,000.00  $157.50
 $1,301.00 - $1,400.00 $41.25  $11,001.00 - $12,000.00  $168.75
 $1,401.00 - $1,500.00  $43.75  $12,001.00 - $13,000.00  $180.00
 $1,501.00 - $1,600.00  $46.25  $13,001.00 - $14,000.00  $191.25
 $1,601.00 - $1,700.00  $48.75  $14,001.00 - $15,000.00  $202.50
 $1,701.00 - $1,800.00  $51.25  $15,001.00 - $16,000.00  $213.75
 $1,801.00 - $1,900.00  $53.75  $16,001.00 - $17,000.00  $225.00
 $1,901.00 - $2.000.00  $56.25  $17,001.00 - $18,000.00  $236.25

Commercial Fees and Valuation Chart

The following flat rate fees should be used for ONLY Commercial Building Permits.

 Base Permit Fee  $50.00
 Commercial Sign* $125.00 flat fee effective 9/01/2014.
*Electrical Signs also require an electrical permit.
Zoning Approval required for all signs posted in the Township, including existing signs when properties change ownership, any re-facing, altering, re-locating, etc.
 All other Commercial projects/permits:  based on value, please refer to the following information:

The following valuation table should be used for ONLY Commercial Building Permits.
No matter the fee figured from the valuation, a base permit fee will be added to the permits price, in addition to any additional required inspections.

 VALUATION  FEE
 $     1.00 - $500 $23.50
 $      501 to    $      2,000 $23.50 for the first $500.00 PLUS
$3.05 for each additional $100, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.
 $   2,001 to    $     25,000 $69.25 for the first $2,000 PLUS
$14.00 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000.
 $  25,001 to   $     50,000 $391.75 for the first $25,000 PLUS
$10.10 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.
 $   50,001 to  $   100,000 $643.75 for the first $50,000 PLUS
$7.00 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.
 $  100,001 to $   500,000 $993.75 for the first $100,000 PLUS
$5.60 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.
 $  500,001 to $1,000,000 $3,233.75 for the first $500,000 PLUS
4.75 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000.
 $1,000,001 and up $5,608.75 for the first $1,000,000 PLUS
$3.65 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof.