Permit Fees

Permit Fee Schedule

For building projects in the Town of Bow Mar, the Building Permit Fees are determined according to the total project valuation. According to Bow Mar Ordinance, this valuation is to include the total value of all labor and materials (new or used) for the building, plus mechanical, plumbing, electrical, gas piping, and all other permanent systems, as well as profit and commissions to complete the work for which the building permit applies. This fee structure also applies to new/replacement roofs.

The following fee schedule was adopted by the Town of Bow Mar Trustees to be effective on October 1, 2014.

Project Valuation      Building Permit Fee

$1-500                      $56

$501-2,000                $56, 1st $500 + $7.25 per add’l  $100 up to $2000

$2,001-25,000           $164, 1st $2,000 + $33.25 per add’l  $1,000 up to $25,000

$25,001-50,000         $930, 1st $25,000 + $24.00 per add’l  $1,000 up to $50,000

$50,000-100,000        $1,530, 1st $50,000 + $16.50 per add’l  $1,000 up to $100,000 (1)  

$100,000-500,000      $2,361, 1st $100,000 + $13.25 per add’l  $1,000 up to $500,000 (1) (2)

$500,000-1,000,000    $7,684, 1st $500,000 + $11.25 per add’l  $1,000 up to $1,000,000 (1) (2)

$1,000,000 and up      $13,325, 1st $1,000,000 + 7.50 per add’l $1,000 (1) (2)  

  1. Projects with a total valuation of $50,000 and above require a detailed Schedule Of Valuations to be submitted along with the Application for Building Permit. See Sample Documentation Required For Schedule of Values  for further information.
  2. A Road Impact Fee of one percent  (1%)  of Total Project Valuation will be added to the Building Permit Fee for all projects of $100,000 and above. For example, a $500,000 project will have a Building Permit Fee of $7,684 plus a Road Impact Fee of $5,000 for total fees of $12,684.  

 FLAT FEE SCHEDULE

Instead of using the above table, some Projects that require a Building Permit are charged Building Permit Fees According to the Flat Fee Schedule below. The cost of inspection(s) will be added to this flat fee.

  • Air Conditioner – $175                                  
  • Boiler – $175
  • Deck-ground – $150                                  
  • Deck-upper – $150
  • Fence – $75
  • Fireplace-gas – $100
  • Furnace – $175                                  
  • Shed – $200
  • Stucco – $150
  • Swamp Cooler – $100                                   
  • Swimming Pool – $400
  • Water Heater-gas – $100                                   
  • Water Heater-electric – $100

You will aslo need a Contractor License - Infomation can be found on the "Building Procedures Page"