BYLAW #632


WHEREAS Council deems it appropriate to increase building permit fees to reduce the subsidy contributed to the building inspection function;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of the Village of Montrose, in open meeting assembled, enacts as follows:


1.       (1)     This Bylaw may be cited for all purposes as the Building Permit Fee Amendment (2005) Bylaw”.


2.       (1)     Schedule “A” of Bylaw #604 is hereby repealed and replaced by Schedule “A” attached to and forming part of this Bylaw.


3.       (1)     If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of this Bylaw is for any reason held to be invalid by the decision of any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalid portion shall be severed and the part that is invalid shall not affect the validity of the remainder.

          (2)     This Bylaw shall come into full force and effect on the final adoption thereof.

READ A FIRST TIME                                                         this 2nd day of May, 2005

READ A SECOND TIME                                                     this 2nd day of May, 2005

READ A THIRD TIME                                                         this 2nd day of May, 2005

READ A FOURTH TIME AND FINALLY ADOPTED                  this16th day of May, 2005

    _________________________                 _________________________

                                Mayor                                                                       Village Clerk

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true and correct copy of Building Permit Fee Amendment (2005) Bylaw #632.


                      Village Clerk


BYLAW #632


The schedule of fees to be charged for the issuance of a permit under this Bylaw shall be as follows:

A.           Minimum Fee

The minimum fee for any permit issued pursuant to this Bylaw shall be fifty dollars ($50.00).

B.           Declared or Assessed Value

The permit fee for the construction, reconstruction, addition, extension, alteration or repair of a building, or for any other work for which a permit is required pursuant to this Bylaw and for which no specific fee is listed, shall be eight dollars ($8.00) for each $1,000 or portion thereof of the value of work to be performed under the authority of the permit.

The fee for each plumbing fixture, which includes all traps and hot water tanks, shall be:

a)  Per fixture when issued in conjunction with a Building Permit                   $    10.00

b)  Additional flat fee when issued separately from a Building Permit              $    75.00

C.          Non-Refundable Application Fee

Subject to section 6 of this Bylaw Schedule, every permit application shall include a non-refundable application fee:

a)     Actual permit fee up to $10,000 of construction cost

b)     For each application for $10,000 to $50,000 construction cost                $    50.00

c)     For each application for construction cost in excess of $50,000              $  150.00

The non-refundable fee shall be applied against the cost of the permit.

D.          Related Building Permit Fees

     a)  Re-inspection fee                                                                           $    75.00

     b)  Demolition fee                                                                                $    50.00

     c)  Moving permit fee                                                                           $    75.00

     d)  Temporary building permit fee                                                           $    75.00

Fees for item d) in this section are in addition to section 1 and section 2 fees.

E.           Building Permit Fee Refunds

Notwithstanding section 4 of this Bylaw Schedule, where a permit has been issued pursuant to this Bylaw and construction has not yet commenced, permit fees shall be refunded on application for the cancellation of the permit subject to the conditions set forth in this section:

a)     that an application for a refund be received within twelve (12) months of the issue date of the permit, and

b)     that the fee retained be not less than fifty dollars ($50.00), and

c)     that the amount refunded to the applicant be not more than seventy-five percent (75%) of the fee paid.

F.           Notice on Title

A fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) shall be paid with an application to remove a notice placed on the title of a property under the authority of section 700 of the Local Government Act.