Intricate and arcane permit fees? After meetings held with builders, architects, and the Chamber of Commerce, after extensive analysis by the Community Development, CD Director Tom Dabareiner proposes to junk them and replace them with simple, easy to understand fees.
The proposed changes are revenue neutral for the most part, although deck permits double to $100 and Hot Tub fees for new installs are the same as pools, $475, if I read that right. Pages of conditions and variable requirements are junked and replaced to a few words of straightforward language and a flat fe
One big problem CD had in the past was interpreting which set of variables should be used, sometimes resulting in similar projects generating different fees. That wasn’t fair and it has been successfully addressed.
Bravo Director of Community Development Tom Dabareiner and his staff.