Community Development

Posted on: July 12, 2017

Building Permit Fees to Increase Oct. 1

2017 fees

Starting Oct. 1, 2017, the Building Permit Fee Modifier used to establish permit fees for new construction, additions, alterations, tenant finishes, remodels and all other building permit fee will increase from .00302 to .00355.  All other permit related fees will stay the same.  The City Council recently agreed to a slight increase in building permit fees in order to recoup approximately 30% of the costs of operating the Building Inspection Division.  Staff anticipates the building permit portion of the fees for a 1,500 sq. ft. single family house to increase from $644 to $757 (12%). Overall Warrensburg building permit fees are in the mid-range of similar communities based upon a survey of other communities in Missouri.  

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