Chapter 312

Chapter A312


[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Fredonia during codification 12-9-1996; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. II. Amendments noted where applicable.]

~ A312-1. Title.

This chapter shall be known as the “Standard Schedule of Fees of the Village of Fredonia.”

~ A312-2. Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide for a consolidated schedule of fees to be charged in the administration of village laws, ordinances, regulations and resolutions and to permit an annual review and modification of such fees by the Board of Trustees by resolution duly adopted in accordance with this chapter.

~ A312-3. Applicability.

The fees set forth herein shall apply to the provisions of all of the local laws, ordinances, regulations and resolutions adopted by the Village of Fredonia and shall supersede any specific fee contained or referred to in such laws, ordinances, regulations or resolutions which have been adopted prior to the date of this chapter.

~ A312-4. Fees enumerated. [Amended 7-28-1997; 9-28-1998; 4-8-2002; 7-10-2006]

The following schedule of fees and charges is hereby established with respect to licenses, permits and activities required or regulated under the provisions of various chapters of the Code of the Village of Fredonia. Applications for and the issuance of such licenses and permits are subject to the provisions of the specific chapter of the Code which is indicated for each type of license or permit. The business, activity or operation for which the license or permit is required is subject to all regulations set forth in the chapter to which reference is made and to all other applicable laws and regulations. The fees are subject to change, and the user may confirm the currently effective fee with the Village Administrator/Clerk’s office.

Chapter/Purpose for Fee Fee

Ch. 55: Plumbing Board
Examination fee $25
Application and first year license fee $150
Annual renewal fee $100
Special handling fee for failure to renew $250
master plumbers license
Fee for permit to do plumbing work $50

Ch. 85: Amusements
Art. I, Pool Halls and Billiard Rooms;
Bowling Alleys
Annual license for each pool or billiard $6
table or bowling alley

Ch. 89: Animals
Redemption of dogs $25 for picking up
dog; $11.50 per day for

Ch. 129: Electrical Standards
Fee for electrical license examination $75
Initial license fee for master electrician $150
Yearly renewal fee for master electrician $100
Special handling fee for failure to renew $250
master electrician license

Ch. 135: Environmental Quality Review
SEQR Short form $50
SEQR Long form $100

Ch. 151: Fire Prevention and Building
Building permit fee for each
residential new building or structure or
One- and two-family $0.10 per square foot
floor area; minimum
charge $35
Multi-family $0.13 per square foot
floor area; minimum
charge $50
Commercial $0.20 per square foot
floor area; minimum
charge $50

NOTE: Floor area shall be based on
outside dimensions of the structure.
Floor area shall not include, however, a
nonhabitable attic or carport, but shall
include an accessory garage.

Building permit fees for repairs and alterations
not involving any increase in size of building
(based on cost of construction)
Up to $100 No charge
$101 to $500 $25
$501 to $1,000 $40
For each additional $1,000 $5

Aboveground pool or on ground pool over $50
2 feet deep

Inflatable pools: [Added 10-22-2007]
First year $50
Each year after first year $25

Inground pools over 2 feet deep $100

Fences and walls $35

Electrical: [Amended 10-22-2007]
Work performed over $750 $10
Work performed under $750 No fee

Truss placard $50

Requested inspection outside normal $50
business hours

Demolition permit:
For demolition of up to a 1.5-story $200
1-, 2- or 3-family dwelling
For demolition of structural accessory to $50
all other uses
For commercial demolition $250

Renewal permit $50
Plan review for any new construction, repair,
alteration, nonrefundable

Up to 10,000 square foot floor area $40 or $0.04 x square
foot floor area,
whichever is greater
10,001 to 50,000 square foot floor area $0.02 x square foot floor
50,001 to 100,000 square foot floor area $0.015 x square foot
floor area
100,001 and up $0.01 x square foot floor

NOTE: Floor area shall be based on
outside dimensions of the structure.
Floor area shall not include, however, a
nonhabitable attic or carport, but shall
include an accessory garage.

Certificate of occupancy:
If building permit is in effect No charge
If building permit is not in effect 50% of the fee that would
be charged for a building

Temporary certificate of occupancy $50
Temporary certificate of compliance $50

Chimney, fireplace or solid-fuel-burning $65
appliance installation inspection

Certificate of compliance for rental
Single-family $55
Two-family $85
R-2 multiple dwelling – permanent occupancy $50 per building unit
within said building
where more than one
building is located on a
tax map parcel, plus
$20 per dwelling unit
located on the tax
parcel. Tax parcels that
adjoin each other and are
under the same ownership
shall be considered one
tax parcel for the
purpose of assessing this
R-1 multiple dwelling – transient occupancy $100 per building,
plus $5 for each
sleeping unit within said
R-2 multiple dwelling – senior citizen $100 per building,
housing plus $5 for each
dwelling unit within said
I-1 multiple dwelling – residential care $100 per building,
plus $5* for each
sleeping unit within said
Reinspection fee where violation not $45

Operating permits [Added 10-22-2007] No fee

Annual fee for fire safety inspections
0 to 5,999 square feet $50
6,000 to 14,000 square feet $100
15,000 to 24,999 square feet $200
25,000 square feet and over $325

Ch. 171: Handbills
Annual license to post and distribute bills, $10
provided that the cost shall not exceed the
Handbills to home merchants, per 1,000 $1.50
Handbills to outside merchants, per 1,000 $2
Poster for 1-week showing, per poster $0.03
Poster for 30-day showing, per poster $0.06

Ch. 189: Licensing
Art. I, Sale of Bankrupt Stock
Monthly license fee $100

Ch. 209: Parks
Art. I, Traffic and Parking in Russell R.
Joy Park
Traffic recording fee $5

Ch. 217: Peddling and Soliciting
License fee, based on duration
7-day license $50
30-day license $200
1-year license $500

Ch. 229: Records, Public Access to Transcripts $1 per page

NOTE: Copies of public documents and records
are chargeable at $0.25 per page; this
fee is established by ~ 87 of the Public
Officers Law.

Ch. 237: Sewers
Art. I, Use Regulations
Permit and inspection fee for private $10
sewage disposal systems

Building sewer permits and inspections
Residential and commercial building $5
Industrial buildings $10

NOTE: Sewer rents are established by local
law; see Ch. 237, Art. II.

NOTE: Industrial waste surcharge is determined
as set forth in Ch. 237, Art III.

Ch. 253: Solid Waste
Art. I, Garbage Collection
Annual license fee to collect and dispose $1

Ch. 257: Streets and Sidewalks
Art. I, Use of Streets and Sidewalks
Repair of sidewalks:
Reimbursement to property owners for $1.50 per square
repairing or replacing old sidewalk foot floor area

Ch. 260: Subdivisions [Added 10-22-2007]
Minor subdivision $100
All other subdivisions $250

Ch. 269: Trailer Parks
Application for license $5
Monthly service and inspection charge $2.50 per unit

Ch. 287: Water
Art. I, Use Regulations; Rates
Additional trips by tapper during $0.50 per trip
introduction of water service

NOTE: Water rates are established by local
law; See Ch. 287, Art. I.

Ch. 297: Zoning
Mobile home park, annual license or $100
renewal thereof

Monthly fee for mobile homes occupying $10 per mobile home
space in a mobile home park in the event
that mobile homes are not on tax rolls

Zoning permit
Construction of a single-family dwelling No charge
Construction of a double-family dwelling No charge
Construction of multiple dwellings
For the first 3 dwelling units No charge
For each additional dwelling unit No charge
Construction of a hotel, motel or motor court No charge
Construction of an accessory building, No charge
except a garage
Construction of a garage No charge
Building alterations No charge
Swimming pools, above- and below-ground No charge
Construction of industrial buildings or No charge
additions to industrial buildings (“Industrial
building” has the same meaning as defined
in “industry” in Ch. 297, Zoning.)

Site plan review (residential) $100

Site plan review (commercial) $250

Application to Board of Appeals for variance,
special use permit or administrative review
Residential variance (area or use) $100
Residential special permit $100
Commercial variance or special permit $250
Administrative review $250

~ A312-5. Periodic review and amendment.

The Board of Trustees may periodically review the fee schedule set forth in this chapter and may, by resolution, amend the fees set forth therein.