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
Conditional Use Permit Application  $125
Conditional Use Permit Issuance $100
Conditional Use Permit App/Issue - Residential (1-3 unit structures) $125
Public Information Meeting (Applicant Requested) $125
Special Use Permit Application  $125
Special Use Permit Issuance $100
Special Permit (Historic District/Structure) $125
Rezoning/Map Amendment (per acre) - Residential $50/ acre2
Rezoning/Map Amendment (per acre) - Non-Residential $500/ acre2
Sketch Conference - Residential $150
Sketch Conference - Non-Residential  $300
Preliminary/Final Site Plan - Residential $400 + Eng Review
Preliminary/Final Site Plan - Non-Residential $600 + Eng Review
   
Planning Board   |   Applications and Permits Fee 1
Administrative Review - Residential (1 lot) $150
Administrative Review - Non-Residential/ Mixed-Use $300
Conditional Use Permit Issuance $100
Preliminary/Final Subdivision - No Site Plan  $150
Prelim/Final Site Plan and/or Subdivision - Residential 3 $400 + Eng Review
Prelim/Final Site Plan and/or Subdivision - Non-Residential / MUD 3 $600 + Eng Review
Sketch Plan - Residential (1-3 family dwelling) $150
Sketch Plan - Non-Residential / Mixed-Use $300
Additional Public Hearing (per hearing) $150
   
Zoning Board of Appeals  |   Applications and Permits Fee 1
Conditional Use/Special Use Application $150
Conditional Use Permit / Special Use Permit  $100
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
Use Variance - Non-Residential / Industrial / Mixed-Use (per lot) $500
Signage Review Application $75
Itinerant Vendor License Application  $125
Town Code Interpretation Request $75 + ($25.00/ type)
   
1 Sign posting fees included if required.  
2 Minimum fee: $500; maximum fee: $2500  
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/ lot
Plan Review - Residential Subdivision (Final) $75/ lot
Plan Review - New Non-Residential / Mixed-Use  $200 / 1,000 bldg sqft (minimum: $200)
Plan Review - Redevelopment & Miscellaneous 1 $100 / 1,000 sqft
(minimum: $100)
Plan Review - Other (Telecom, Non-Inhabited Structures, etc.) $1,200 (up to 1 acre) + $200 per additional acre
Sidewalk Waiver Fee See Engineering  Dept2
Grade and Fill Permit See Engineering  Dept2
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit See Engineering  Dept2
Easements, Inspections, Etc. See Engineering  Dept2
 
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, 2

New Construction Residential3 - Required Fee
Building Department   |   Applications and Permits  
Principal Structure   
Plumbing (per fixture)  
Certificate of Occupancy  
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks, patios, sheds, etc.)  
Recreation Fee  
Perinton Sewer + County Hook Up  
Penfield Sewer Connection + County Hook Up  
Webster Sewer Connection + County Hook Up  
Sidewalk Waiver Fee  
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit  
Permit Renewal  
   
Existing Residential and Other Projects  
Addition / Interior Remodeling    
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks, patios, sheds, etc.)  
Plumbing Permit (new or relocated fixtures)  
Certificate of Occupancy / Compliance  
Fireplace / Decorative Fuel Burning Appliance  
Swimming Pool / Hot Tub  
Underground Utility Repair/Replacement  
Permit Renewal  
Demolition - Primary Structure(s)  
Demolition - Accessory Structure (s)  
   
Miscellaneous  
Reinspection Fee (after 2nd failure by type)  
Mobile Home (New or Relocated Unit) C of O Included  
Customary Home Occupation - Sign Permit  
EPOD Permit + Engineering Review  
Grade and Fill Permit  
 
1 Total permit fee is based on scope of project. Unless noted, all permits require a Certificate of Occupancy and or Compliance fee in addition to any other applicable fees required.
2 For projects requiring third party electrical inspection, owners/applicants pay the selected third party agency directly; inspection fees rates vary.
3 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 1, 2

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)  
Addition and/or Interior Remodeling    
Plumbing Permit (new or relocated fixtures)  
Certificate of Occupancy / Compliance  
Accessory Structure (e.g., decks and sheds)  
Perinton Sewer + County Hook Up  
Penfield Sewer Connection + County Hook Up  
Webster Sewer Connection + County Hook Up  
Underground Utility Repair/Replacement  
Demolition - Primary Structure(s)  
Demolition - Accessory Structure(s) (e.g. deck, patio, etc.)  
   
Miscellaneous Fees  
Fire Suppression, decorative appliances, fuel related, etc.  
Going Out of Business Permit  
Recreation Fee (for residential dwellings only)  
Permit Renewal  
Telecommunication Tower (including small cell)  
Telecommunication Antennae (new and replacement)  
Telecommunication Accessory (new and replacement)  
Sidewalk waiver fee  
Trust and Agency/Letter of Credit  
Grade and Fill Permit  
EPOD Permit + Eng Review (See Eng Review Fees)  
Reinspection Fee (after 2nd failure by type)  
   
Sign Installation Permit  
Temporary Sign  
Permanent signage (free-standing, building mounted)  
Sign Certificate of Compliance  
 
1 For projects subject to NYS Building Code. The total permit fee is based on the scope of the project. Unless noted, all permits require a Certificate of Occupancy and/or Compliance fee in addition to any other applicable fees required. 
2 For projects requiring third-party electrical inspection, owners/applicants pay the selected third-party agency directly; inspection fee rates vary.
3 For communication facilities, ground-mounted units and antennae shall be counted separately. 

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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)
Cutting & Welding (IFC Chapter 31) $60.00     Motor Vehicle Repairs - Annual
Hot Works - Temporary use  $60.00 Per week   Construction / Demolition Sites - Per Week
Explosives / Fireworks  $60.00   $120.00  
Compressed Gas  $60.00 $20.00    Oxygen, Acetylene, Helium, etc.
CO2 - Systems $60.00 $20.00    Beverage Systems
LPG (Liquified Propane Gas)  $60.00 $20.00    Storage / Refill / Exchange
Hazardous Materials $60.00      
Battery Systems $120.00     Electrolyte capacity >50 gallons
Spraying and Dipping Operations  $60.00     Per Booth / Operation
Flam. / Comb. Fuel-Dispensing  $120.00     Primary Operation 
UST / AST - Tanks  $60.00 $30.00    Aggregate Fee = per tank
 
Public Assembly / > 50 persons
100 - 500 Persons $60.00      
 >  500 Persons $120.00      
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
 
Fire Protection Systems
Periodic Inspection (All Fire Protection Systems)   $60.00    
Periodic Re-Inspection   $120.00   If the inspection fails on 3rd inspection
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Qualified - Certified - Licensed/issued annually $30.00 $10.00 Where Code calls for qualified persons/contractor per Authorized Official Having Jurisdiction (AOHJ)

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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 Alarm1 $300.00 Separate Permit Applications: NYS Licensed Installer 
Fire Sprinkler (IFC Section 903)1 $300.00 Separate Permit Application: Per Riser or FDC
Fire-Water Systems 1 $300.00 Private Water Mains, Fire Hydrants, Fire Pumps, Stand Pipes
Fire Suppression Systems 1 $300.00 Type I Hoods, Canopy Systems, Clean Agent Systems
Decorative Appliances  $100.00 Solid & Gas Fuel Appliances; freestanding, inserts, replacements
Chimney Repairs  $100.00 Changing Fuel, Fire Damage Repair, Reliner
Generators - Non-Residential $300.00 Standby & Emergency Powering fire life safety device
Generators - Residential  $100.00 Standby electric power systems (fixed)
Egress Windows  $100.00 Emergency Escape and Rescue Windows 
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)
Carbon Dioxide Systems  $200.00 Liquified Carbon Dioxide Beverage Systems
Compressed Gas  $300.00 Installation of Compressed Gas Storage or Use of Systems
Heat Applied Roofing $300.00 Any Installation, Repairs, or Roof Treatment where heat is applied  
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 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  
Special Events 
(Carnivals, Fairs, block parties, etc.)  
$60.00  
Change of Occupancy / Owner / Operator
(no construction) < 3000 SF
$60.00 For occupancies under 3,000 SF
Change of Occupancy / Owner / Operator
(no construction) > 3000 SF
$120.00 For occupancies 3,000 SF and greater
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 Type1 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 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 3 $5.00 per year
License for Not Spayed/Neutered $20.00 per year
License for Not Spayed/Neutered - Senior Owner 3 $15.00 per year
Dog License Renewal Late Fee1 $5.00 per month (per dog)
Replacement Tag $3.00 each
Dog Pick-Up $30.00
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
Copies2 $1.00/ page
Selling Permits $250.00 plus $100 per selling rep.
Town Map  $3.00 per map
   
1 Late fee will be applied 30 days from the renewal date and for each month following until license(s) are renewed.
2 Up to 8.5 " x 14" pages. This fee does not apply to copies for a FOIL request, which is set by state law.
3 For owners who are 65 and older. Please inform the Town Clerk staff.

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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

Call Penfield TV at 585-340-8661 for a quote.