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FEE SCHEDULE FOR CONSTRUCTION 
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Construction Permit Fees:  
Construction permit fees are accessed based on the value of the structure that your building.  The value used should be that,  which represents the total and final cost of building  the structure.  The Joint Planning Commission Administrative Officer reserves the right to determine your construction permit fees based on adopted standardized building cost per square foot if the structure value submitted is not consistent with the site plan and the description of the structure.

To determine your Permit Fee, move the cursor inside the white box.  Insert  your structure's cost.  Click Permit Fee.

Structure Cost $

Enter Structure Cost without a $ sign or commas (,). Click Permit Fee button to see permit cost. Java Scripts provided

 Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
TRAILERS/MOBILE HOMES MOVED INTO HARTFORD/BEAVER DAM FROM OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The permit fees are based on the structure value of the trailer/mobile home and are the same as construction permit fees, except there is a $100.00 minimum fee for structures below $6,250.00 in value.  

To determine your Permit Fee, move the cursor inside the white box.  Insert  your structure's cost.  Click Permit Fee. 

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.

Structure Cost $

Enter Structure Cost without a $ sign or commas (,). Click Permit Fee button to see permit cost. Java Scripts provided.

 
TRAILERS/MOBILE HOMES PURCHASED WITHIN HARTFORD/BEAVER DAM CITY LIMITS AND MOVED TO A NEW SITE. 
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The permit fees are based on the structure value of the trailer/mobile home and are the same as construction permit fees, except there is a $100.00 minimum fee for structures below $6,250.00 in value.  

To determine your Permit Fee, move the cursor inside the white box.  Insert  your structure's cost.  Click Permit Fee. 

Structure Cost $

Enter Structure Cost without a $ sign or commas (,). Click Permit Fee button to see permit cost. Java Scripts provided.

 

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.

TRAILERS/MOBILE HOMES CURRENT LOCATED WITHIN HARTFORD/BEAVER DAM CITY LIMITS AND MOVED TO A NEW SITE BY AN EXISTING OWNER.  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The permit fee is $100.00
Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
SIGN PERMITS
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
A permit is required for all signs.  For signs up to and including16 square feet, the permit fee is $25.00.  For signs greater than 16 square feet, the permit fee varies with the total area of the sign, unless specifically excluded from by the Ordinance.  

To find the area of your sign, use the simple calculator below.  Click the gray button to select the shape of your sign.  

Enter the dimensions in feet in the pop-up box, and the area will be displayed.  

Enter the area in the white box called Size..  Click Permit Fee.

Find the area of a =

Size (square feet)

Enter Size in square feet. Click Permit Fee button to see permit cost. Java Scripts provided.

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
BILL BOARD PERMITS-A stand alone sign usually rented to a business or organization for the purpose of communicating institutional messages or selling products and services in general to the public and specifically to commuters and located away from the advertisers place of business.
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The fee for bill boards 24 square feet and larger is $500.00.  For two sides bill boards, contact the administrator of exact permit fees.

For Bill Boards less than 24 square feet, the permit fee is the same as for signs.  To calculate the fee, click the following link:  Signing Permits

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
TOWER PERMITS-All towers 50 feet or more in height above ground level (agl) must secure a variance from the Board of Adjustment. 
See Fee Schedule Notes)
Tower Fees:
Private, non-commercial towers less than 50 feet in height above ground level-a permit is required, but there is NO fee For towers 50 feet and higher above ground level, the permit fee is $50.00 plus $2.50 per foot in height above 50 feet.

Commercial towers less than 50 feet above ground level, the permit fee is $500.00  For towers 50 feet and higher above the ground, the permit fee is $500.00plus $2.50 per foot in height above 50 feet.

Commercial Microwave towers less than 50 feet above ground level, the permit fee is $500.00  For towers 50 feet and higher above the ground, the permit fee is $500.00 plus $2.50 per foot in height above 50 feet.

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
DEMOLITION PERMITS  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
For structures under 1,500 square feet, the  permit fee is $25.00.

For structures 1,500 square feet and larger, the permit fee is $50.00.  In addition, proof of insurance may be required. Contact the Administrator regarding conditional waivers of permit fees.

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
PERMITS FOR SWIMMING POOLS  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The permit fee for above ground pools is $25.00.  There is NO permit or fee required for wading pools.

For residential and commercial in ground pools, the permit fee is $25.00 plus a construction fee.  The value used to calculate the fee will include the cost of constructing the pool in addition to  the cost of usual and normal fixtures for pool use including but not limited to fences and concrete aprons around the pool.  

A safety inspection is  required for all pools, except wading pools, prior to use.

To determine the permit fee click the following link and enter the pools construction cost in the box marked "Structure Cost".  Then click permit fee and fee will be indicated in a pop-up window.  In Ground Pool Permit Fees

Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
TEMPORARY USE PERMITS FOR MOBILE HOMES  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)

Permit Fees:
The permit fee is the same as the Mobile Home Construction Permit plus $250.00 per year as is customary for mobile homes.
Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
TEMPORARY USE/BUILDING PERMIT
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Permit Fees:
The Permit Fee for vending/display stands, tents, circuses, carnivals side shows, businesses, exhibitions, meetings, or similar events is $50.00 up to 144 sq. ft. Temporary structures greater than 144 sq. ft. in area, the permit fee is $50.00 plus $10.00 for each 100 sq. ft, in part or whole. The permit will be valid for 60 days from the date of issue.

There is NO Permit Fee when an event structure is fully operated and sponsored by a recognize religious, civic, charitable, or governmental organization. (See Article VIII 891)
Note: Permit Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
MAP AMENDMENTS  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
The Total Fee is $250.00 plus all filing fees and Commission costs including, but not limited to agency costs, advertising costs (signs, newspaper...etc.) and postage.
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
TEXT AMENDMENTS  
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
The permit fee is $25.00 plus Commission costs including, but not limited to agency costs, advertising costs (signs, newspaper...etc.) and postage. , however, a public hearing is required.
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
DEVELOPMENT PLAN REVIEW  (may be required prior to a public hearing on a map amendment.)   
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
The permit fee is $50.00.  
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
CERTIFICATE OF LAND USE RESTRICTION  
(When a Zone Map amendment is approved)  (See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
Fees include the filing fees plus $25.00 for paperwork, levied at the discretion of the Administrative Officer. 
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
SUBDIVISION FEES 
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
Major subdivision, preliminary plat, , final plat, or amended plat fees are the  total of $500.00 plus $15.00 per lot and administrative costs.

Minor subdivision fees for 3 or less lots, (total lots) is $50.00.

Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT FEES

DIMENSIONAL VARIANCES
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
The fee is $250.00, non-refundable, plus filing fees.  The variance must be filed in the County Clerks Office if the request is granted.  The filing fee is refunded if the request is denied.
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
Fees:
The total fee is $250.00, non-refundable, plus filing fees.  The filing fee is refunded if the request is denied.

An annual inspection is required, plus $50.00 annual renewal fee.

The  Conditional Use may become a permitted use per KRS 100.237, Article IV 430-e.

Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
An administrative review fee of $250.00 is accessed for its review of concerns regarding the actions, inactions or decisions of the Administrative staff.  The fee maybe refunded if it is approved by the Board of Adjustment.
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT REVIEW
(See Fee Schedule Notes)
A Board of Adjustment review fee of $250.00, non-refundable, but a  filing fee may be required, is accessed for its review of situations in need of adjudication that are not specifically covered elsewhere in the Fee Schedule.  
Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
SITE PREPARATION
See Fee Schedule Notes
Fees:
Business or multiple housing, the total fee is $50.00, in addition to all other fees that apply.

Fees and site plans are due (20 days) prior  to beginning of site preparation.

Note: Fees are subject to change based on the approval of the Hartford/Beaver Dam Joint Planning Commission.  Actual Permit Fees may vary from those posted on this site.
 
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Fee Schedule Notes:

(1) All fees are effective as of May 08, 2012

(2) When a structure is begun, or has been built or installed without a permit, the permit fee shall be increased by 100%.

(3) No fee shall be less than $25.00.

(4) All structures require a permit, this includes but not limited to masonry walls, accessory buildings,  out buildings, patios, decks, porches, car ports, residences, commercial buildings, and additions to existing buildings. and dog houses with 18 square feet and 4 feet or more in height, provided that all required yards and set backs for accessory buildings are maintained, and provided that all dog houses with a related run or penned enclosures obtain a permit.

Permits are required for trees and shrubbery that are planted with in (20 feet) of streets, roadways, or alleys; they must be in conformity with Article VIII 810-6, NO FEE will be charged for permits for trees or shrubbry.

(5) Permits are not required for wire or wooden fences and farm structures used in farming (Article VII, Section 710).  

(6) Permits are REQUIRED  before  SITE PREPARATION OR CONSTRUCTION BEGINS.  Application for a permit must be made at least (20 days) prior to any activity toward actual site preparation.

(7) Fees are based on the cost/value of the structure including heating, cooling , wiring, plumbing fixtures, built-in cabinets, shelves, and other accessories or utilities that would not normally  be removed if the structure should be sold.

(8) When building costs cannot be ascertained or where the stated costs are unrealistic, the cost of the permit will be calculated by the cost of construction on a square foot basis.  

(9)  For residential structures in a (R-1) zone a cost per square foot of $80.00 will be used to calculate permit fee.  For all other residential zones, (R2) and (R3) zones, $70.00 per square foot will be used to determine the permit fee.
 

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