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Public Hearing

The City of Dover City Council will hold a public hearing regarding proposed fee increases pertaining to: Building permits; Manufactured home placement permits; Commercial coach placement permits; and decking permits. Current fees do not cover typical processing and administrative costs incurred by the city. Proposed fees are based on typical costs incurred from compliant applications and requests. The proposed increases are: Building permit fees for new construction: Building permit fees for new construction shall be based on the values set forth in the August 2010 Square Foot Construction Costs, as published by the International Code Council, and calculated in accordance with Table 1-A in the 1997 Uniform Building Code, 1997 edition, as published by the International Conference of Building Officials. Plan review fees for the services described in this section shall be 65% of the building permit fee, and in addition to thereof. Current fees are based on April 2001 valuation data.

Building permit fees for remodels, additions, alterations, change of uses, additions, repairs, signs, etc: Building permit fees for remodels, additions, alterations, change of uses, additions, repairs, signs, etc., shall be based on values to be provided by the owner or owner’s agent, and acceptable to the Building Official. The cost of the building permit shall be calculated in accordance with Table 1-A in the 1997 Uniform Building Code, 1997 edition, as published by the International Conference of Building Officials. Plan review fees for the services described in this section shall be 65% of the building permit fee, and in addition to thereof. The Building Official shall have final authority to determine adequate valuation. Current fees are based on April 2001 valuation data.

Manufactured Home Placement Permit Fee: The fee for the placement of a manufactured home shall be a flat fee of two-hundred-fifty dollars ($250.00). The current fee is $200.00.

Commercial Coach Placement Permit Fee: The fee for the placement of a commercial coach shall be a flat fee of three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars. Currently there is no commercial coach placement fee.

Values for decks: The value for decks, whether they have a covering structure or not, shall be fifteen dollars ($15.00) per square foot. The value shall be included in the values to be formulated for the assessment of building permit fees as described in Section 1 and Section 2 of this resolution. The current value for decks is $6.00 per square foot.

The Dover City Council will conduct the public hearing for the purpose of hearing public comment regarding the proposed fees beginning at 6:00 p.m. April 24, 2014 at the Dover City Hall, at 699 Lakeshore Avenue, Dover, Idaho. Information regarding the above is available during regular business hours by contacting 265-8339.