Town Fees


Applications and Permits Documents


Board Application Fees

Before you submit payment to the Town, please contact the applicable department to verify the required fee(s)
   
Town Board Fee 1
Administrative Conditional Use Permit $125.00
Conditional Use Permit Application  $125.00
Conditional Use Permit Issuance $100.00
Conditional Use Permit App/Issue - Residential (1-3 unit structures) $125.00
Public Information Meeting (Applicant Requested) $125.00
Special Use Permit Application  $125.00
Special Use Permit Issuance $100.00
Special Permit (Historic District/Structure) $125.00
Rezoning/Map Amendment (per acre) - Residential $50.00/ acre2
Rezoning/Map Amendment (per acre) - Non-Residential $500.00/ acre2
Sketch Conference - Residential $150.00
Sketch Conference - Non-Residential  $300.00
Preliminary/Final Site Plan - Residential $400.00 + Eng Review
Preliminary/Final Site Plan - Non-Residential $600.00 + Eng Review
   
Planning Board   |   Applications and Permits Fee 1
Administrative Review - Residential (1 lot) $150.00
Administrative Review - Non-Residential/ Mixed-Use $300.00
Conditional Use Permit Issuance $100.00
Preliminary/Final Subdivision - No Site Plan  $150.00
Prelim/Final Site Plan and/or Subdivision - Residential 3 $400.00 + Eng Review
Prelim/Final Site Plan and/or Subdivision - Non-Residential / MUD 3 $600.00 + Eng Review
Sketch Plan - Residential (1-3 family dwelling) $150.00
Sketch Plan - Non-Residential / Mixed-Use $300.00
Additional Public Hearing (per hearing) $150.00
   
Zoning Board of Appeals  |   Applications and Permits Fee 1
Conditional Use/Special Use Application $150.00
Conditional Use Permit / Special Use Permit  $100.00
Area Variance - Residential  (+ each variance type) $75.00 (+ $25.00/ type)
Area Variance - Non-Residential / Mixed-Use  (+ each variance type) $150.00 (+ $50.00/ type)
Use Variance - Residential Use (per lot) $250.00
Use Variance - Non-Residential / Industrial / Mixed-Use (per lot) $500.00
Signage Review Application $75.00
Itinerant Vendor License Application  $125.00
Temporary Recreational Use Permit $150.00
Outdoor Storage and Display Request $150.00
Town Code Interpretation Request $75.00 + ($25.00/ type)
   
1 Sign posting fees included if required.  
2 Minimum fee: $500; maximum fee: $2,500  

3 Conditional Use application, if applicable, is included in the site plan application fee.


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Engineering Review Fees

Before you submit payment to the Town, please contact the applicable department to verify the required fee(s)
   
Engineering Review   |   Applications and Permits Fee
Plan Review - Residential Subdivision (Preliminary) $50.00/ lot
Plan Review - Residential Subdivision (Final) $75.00/ lot
Plan Review - New Non-Residential / Mixed-Use  $200.00 / 1,000 bldg Sq Ft.(minimum: $200)
Plan Review - Redevelopment & Miscellaneous 1 $100.00 / 1,000 Sq. Ft.
(minimum: $100)
Plan Review - Other (Telecom, Non-Inhabited Structures, etc.) $1,200.00 (up to 1 acre) + $200.00 per additional acre
Sidewalk Waiver Fee See Engineering  Dept. 2
Grade and Fill Permit See Engineering  Dept. 2
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit See Engineering  Dept. 2
Easements, Inspections, Etc. See Engineering  Dept. 2
 
1 Redevelopment includes additions or major interior renovation to existing buildings and/or any site work on an existing developed lot. Any project involving the demolition of more than 50 percent of the existing structure(s) will be deemed new development.  
2 When required, these fees are calculated separately on forms provided by the Penfield Engineering Department.

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Residential Construction Fees 1

New Construction Residential 1 - Required Fee
Building Department   |   Applications and Permits  
Principal Structure  * $50 + $0.25 / sf ($400 minimum)
Plumbing (new or relocated fixtures) $50.00
Plumbing (per fixture) $10.00 / fixture
Certificate of Occupancy $50.00
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks, patios, sheds, etc.) * $50 +$0.20 / sf ($50 minimum)
Recreation Fee $1,000.00 / dwelling
Perinton Sewer + County Hook Up $850.00
Penfield Sewer Connection + County Hook Up $500.00
Webster Sewer Connection + County Hook Up $1,000.00
Sidewalk Waiver Fee See Engineering Dept
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit See Engineering Dept
Permit Renewal $50.00
   
Existing Residential and Other Projects  
Addition / Interior Remodeling   * $50 + $0.25 / sf ($75.00 min.)
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks, patios, sheds, etc.) * $50 + $0.20 / sf ($50.00 min.)
Plumbing Permit (new or relocated fixtures, each) $10.00
Certificate of: Occupancy (C/O) or Compliance (C/C) $50.00
Fireplace / Decorative Fuel Burning Appliance $100.00
Swimming Pool / Hot Tub (inc. C/C) $100.00
Underground Utility Repair/Replacement (inc. C/C) $50.00
Permit Renewal $50.00
Perinton Sewer + County Hook Up $900.00
Penfield Sewer Connection + County Hook Up $550.00
Webster Sewer Connection  $1,050.00
Demolition - Primary Structure (s) >1.200 sq. ft. * $50.00 + $0.10 / sq. ft.
Demolition - Accessory Structure (s) * $50.00 + $25.00 per accessory
EV Charging Station (inc C/C) $50.00 each + $50.00 C/C
   
Miscellaneous  
Code Compliance/Reinspection Fee (after 2nd failure) $25.00
Generators See Fire Marshal fees
Roof $100.00
Solar / Geothermal $100.00
Electrical $100.00
Mobile Home (New or Relocated Unit) C/O Included $300.00
Customary Home Occupation - Sign Permit $20.00
Property Maintenance Re-Inspection (after 2 failed visits) $50.00
EPOD Permit + Engineering Review Contact Engineering Dept.
Grade and Fill Permit Contact Engineering Dept.
 
* Certificate of Occupancy or Compliance fee in addition to any other applicable fees required.For projects requiring third party electrical inspection, owners/applicants pay the selected third party agency directly; inspection fees rates vary.
1 Per New York State Uniform Code, projects subject to the requirements of the Residential Code of NYS are classified as a residential permits and projects subject to the requirements of the NYS Building Code are classified as commercial permits. 

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Non-Residential Construction Fees

Before you submit payment to the Town, please contact the applicable department to verify the required fee(s)
   
Non-Residential Construction Fee
Building Department   |   Applications and Permits  
New Construction (i.e., new building) * $100.00 + $0.25 / sq. ft.
Addition and/or Interior Remodeling   * $100.00 + $0.25 / sq. ft. ($200 min.)
Plumbing Permit (new or relocated fixtures) * $150.00
Plumbing (per fixture) $20.00 / fixture
Certificate of: Occupancy (C/O) / Compliance (C/C) $100.00
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks and sheds, ...) * $100.00 + $0.20 / sq. ft. ($100 min.)
Perinton Sewer + County Hook Up $950.00
Penfield Sewer Connection + County Hook Up $600.00
Webster Sewer Connection $1,000.00
Underground Utility Repair/Replacement $100.00
Demolition - Primary Structure(s) or Structure(s) >1,200 SF * $100.00 + $0.10 / sq. ft (min: $100)
Demolition - Accessory Structure(s) (e.g. deck, patio, etc.) * $100.00 + $50.00 per. accessory
EV Charging Station (inc C/C) $200.00 / each + $100.00 C/C
   
Miscellaneous Fees  
Fire Suppression, decorative appliances, fuel related, etc. See Fire Marshal fees
Generators (Residential and Non-Residential) See Fire Marshal fees
Going Out of Business Permit See Town Clerk
New Residential Dwelling Recreation Fee (per dwelling) $1,000.00 / dwelling unit
Roof $300.00
Solar / Geothermal $300.00
Electrical $300.00
Permit Renewal $200.00
Telecommunication Tower (including small cell) 1 * $100.00 + $500.00
Telecommunication Antennae (new and replacement) 1 * $100.00 + $200.00 / antennae
Telecommunication Accessory (new and replacement) 2 * $100 + $200.00 / type
Sidewalk waiver fee Contact Engineering Dept.
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit Contact Engineering Dept.
Grade and Fill Permit Contact Engineering Dept.
EPOD Permit + Eng Review (See Eng Review Fees) Contact Engineering Dept.
Reinspection Fee (after 2nd failure by type) $50.00
   
Sign Installation Permit  
Temporary Sign $50.00/per 1-7 days
Permanent signage (free-standing, building mounted) $25.00 + $4.00 / sq. ft. ($50.00 min)
 
* Certificate of Occupancy or Compliance fee in addition to any other applicable fees required.For projects requiring third party electrical inspection, owners/applicants pay the selected third party agency directly; inspection fees rates vary.
1 Located on private property. For telecommunications proposed in the Right of Way (ROW), see the Department of Public Works fee schedule.
2 For communication facilities, ground mounted units and antennae shall be counted separately.

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Miscellaneous Building and Zoning Fees

Type Fee
Change of Occupancy / Owner / Operator
(no construction) for occupancies < 3000 Sq Ft *
$60.00
Change of Occupancy / Owner / Operator
(no construction) for occupancies > 3000 Sq Ft *
$120.00
Vacant and Defaulted Mortgage Registry (annual) $75.00 per property
Re-Inspection Fee after 2nd Failure (Construction and/or Code Compliance) $90.00
* Includes fire safety inspection

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Fire Marshal Operating Permit Fees

Before you submit payment to the Town, please contact the applicable department to verify the required fee(s)
 
Building Department   |   Applications and Permits
Fee Type Base Permit Aggregate

INSP
After-HRS

Special
Instructions

Tents & Membrane Structures $60.00     Temp Use (180 Days Max)
Blasting $60.00     Motor Vehicle Repairs - Annual
Chemical Storage $60.00     Construction / Demolition Sites -
Per Week
Explosives / Fireworks $60.00      
Fuel Storage $60.00      
 
Public Assembly / > 50 persons
Public Assembly (> 50 persons) $60.00      
* Multiple Residency Group > 3 family $120.00 $60.00   Aggregate Fee -
per building

* Multiple Residential Occupancy  permits are calculated in whole, but billed 1/3 annually for billing and revenue stability.

Multiple Residential inspections are required once every 3 years


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Fire Marshal Construction and Special Fees

Before you submit payment to the Town, please contact the applicable department to verify the required fee(s)
 
Building Department   |   Applications and Permits
Construction Permit Fees (Applies to installation, alteration, repairs, extension, and/or removal of the equipment & structures)
     
Permit Type Base Permit Notes and Additional Fees
(if applicable)
Fire Alarm 1 $300.00 Separate Permit Applications: NYS Licensed Installer 
Fire Sprinkler, Non-Residential $300.00 Separate Permit Application: Per Riser or Fire Dpt. Connection (FDC)
Fire Sprinkler, Residential $100.00 Separate Permit Application: Per Riser or Fire Dpt. Connection (FDC)
Fire Suppression Systems, Non-Residential $300.00 Type I Hoods, Canopy Systems, Clean
Agent Systems
Fire Suppression Systems, Residential $100.00  
Decorative Appliances $100.00 Solid & Gas Fuel Appliances; free standing, inserts, replacements
Generators - Non-Residential $300.00 Standby & Emergency Powering fire life safety device
Generators - Residential  $100.00 Standby electric power systems (fixed)
Petroleum Storage Tanks - Residential $100.00 $50.00 / additional tanks (add or remove)
Petroleum Storage Tanks - Non-Residential $300.00 $50.00 / additional tanks (add or remove)
Remove Fire Protection Systems / Equipment  $300.00 Prior to any removal of any Fire Protection System / Equipment
Miscellaneous - Residential $100.00 For any permit not provided elsewhere 
Miscellaneous - Non-Residential $300.00 For any permit not provided elsewhere 
1 Does not apply to any projects that are subject to review under the New York State Residential Code. 
 
Special Fees
Inspections / Corrective Actions /  Other Fee Notes and Additional Fees
(if applicable)
Tagged Appliances & Equipment $100.00 Additional fees may apply for after hours services or special contractors required.
Posted Properties (or portions thereof) $100.00  
Orders Issued (Stop Work, Etc.) $100.00  
Temp Recreational Permit  (Town Code: 250-14.6: carnivals, fairs, block parties, etc.)   $60.00  
Fire safety Inspection $60.00 Home Occupation (no construction)
Re-Inspection Fee $90.00 After 2 prior failures of same category
Large Project Inspection - Extended Review Fee $60.00 When review/inspection exceeds two (2) hours for same category or system, this fee applies to the additional time needed (prorated). 

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Department of Public Works Fees

Dpt. Public Works   |   Applications and Permits  
Permit Type 1 Fee
Residential Driveway (new, replace, enlarge) $25.00 / curb cut
Non-Residential Driveway (new, replace, enlarge) $75.00 / curb cut
Temporary Driveway / Commercial Entrance(s)  $50.00
Underground / Aerial Utility Installation $50.00 + $0.50 per LF
Road Cutting $50.00 + $0.50 per SQFT
Permit Renewal (Utility)2 $100.00
Subdivision - New Roads (per street) $200.00
Annual Contract for Routine Maintenance on Applicant's Infrastructure (excludes replacement or installation of new equipment or infrastructure) $2,000.00
Small Cell Telecommunication Poles (Replacement) $500.00
Small Cell Telecommunication Poles (New Pole) $750.00
Small Cell Telecommunications Mounted on Existing Pole $250.00
 
1 Applies to town roads and rights-of-way only. For properties accessed from state and county roadways, check with NYSDOT and MCDOT, respectively, for permitting requirements and fees.
2 Applied when a previously issued permit can't be completed within one year of original issuance and an extension is granted by the DPW Director.

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Town Clerk's Office Fees

Town Clerk's Office  
Dog Related Fee
License - Dog Spayed/Neutered  $10.00 per year
License for Dog Spayed/Neutered - Senior Owner 1 $5.00 per year
License for Not Spayed/Neutered $20.00 per year
License for Not Spayed/Neutered - Senior Owner 1 $15.00 per year
Dog License Renewal Late Fee 2 $5.00 per month (per dog)
Replacement Tag $3.00 each
   
Dog Pick-Up Fee
First Occurrence $30.00
Second Occurrence $50.00
Third Occurrence $75.00
Fourth Occurrence $150.00
Fifth Occurrence or more $200.00
   
Dog Impound  $50.00 per day
   
Other Fee
Marriage License (Includes Certified Copy of License) $50.00
Certified Copy of Marriage License $10.00
New York E-Zpass $25.00
Copies 4 $1.00/ page
Selling Permits $250.00 plus $100 per selling rep.
Town Map  $3.00 per map
   
1 For dog owners who are 65 and older. Please inform Town Clerk staff.
2 Late fee will be applied 30 days from renewal date and for each month following until license(s) are renewed.
3 Dog pick-up fees are based on an individual dog's past history.
4 Up to 8.5 " x 14" pages. This fee does not apply to copies for a FOIL request, which is set by state law.

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Recreation Department Fees

Recreation Dpt.  |  Applications and Permits
Structures (Flat / Per day) Tier 1 1 Tier 2 2 Tier 3 3 Additional Fees
Dolomite Lodge NC $200.00 $300.00    
HW Lodge NC $150.00 $250.00    
HWP Open Shelter NC $30.00 $40.00    
VMP Open Shelter NC $20.00 $30.00    
CPP Open Shelter NC $20.00 $30.00    
Amphitheater NC $200.00 $400.00 $100.00 Electric
Park & Property Event/Tournament (Park Event, Disc Golf Tournament, etc.) NC $150.00 $300.00 $100.00 Electric
Event Vendor (Food Truck or Cart): Amphitheater NC $50.00 $50.00 $50.00 Electric
Event Vendor (Food Truck or Cart): Independence Day NC $150.00 $150.00 $50.00 Electric
Food Truck/Cart (per park/property location, seasonal, May-Oct) NC $750.00 $750.00    
         
2023 Town of Penfield
Structures Fee
(Hourly Fee)
Tier 1 1 Tier 2 2 Tier 3 3 Additional Fees
Grass Rectangle Field *
(Soccer, Lacrosse, Football, etc.)
No Charge $10.00 $25.00 $25.00 Field Lining
(if applicable)
Diamond Field *
(Softball & Baseball)
No Charge $10.00 $25.00 $25.00 Field Lining
(if applicable)
Box Turf Field * No Charge $10.00 $25.00 $25.00 Field Lining
(if applicable)
Tennis & Pickleball Courts
(Per Court)
No Charge $10.00 $25.00 $25.00 Lights
 
1 Tier 1: Penfield Town & School District
2 Tier 2: Penfield Residents; Community Groups or Partners with 80% or more Penfield residents; and/or 5013c Non-Profits
3 Tier 3: Non-Residents; Community Groups or Partners with 79% or less Penfield residents; and/or For-Profit organizations

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Community TV and AV Services

Town of Penfield Community TV - PCTV
   
Resident - Community Studio Production Fees
15 - 30 Min Completed TV Production
Services provided by CTV staff
60 min. of studio access
60 min. of staff post-production editing
One DVD/USB Drive w/ final video
$150.00
   
45 - 60 Min TV Production
Services provided by CTV staff 
90 min. of studio access
90 min. of staff post-production editing
One DVD/USB Drive w/ final video
$275.00
   
Resident - Field Production  
1 Videographer with Camera and mic. $90.00 first HR. $75.00 each additional
Multi Camera / Live Event By Quote, call 585-340-8661
   
Resident - Post-Productions  
Non-Liner Editor with Staff Operator
1 Cam. field shoot / 2hr minimum
Multi Camera field event / 4hr minimum
$55.00 / Hour
   
Additional AV Services  
Duplication - DVD $6.00
Inked DVD with paper sleeve $1.00
Clam-Case $2.00
Album Case $2.00
Artwork  
   
Digital Media / Distribution  
USB $8.00 per 8GB
Media hosting for download, $10.00 per month
   
Advertisement / Sponsorship  
Digital Display Graphic Ad Spot $500.00 / 3 Months
Production Underwriting Quoted by production/event, call 585-340-8661
   
Government-to-Government   
Government AV/production services and fees are identified within an internuncial contract or quoted based on event/production needs. Call 585-340-8661 for assistance.

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