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Buildings & Codes Fee Schedule

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Building Permit submissions must be complete (ALL required documentation including a completed application) and in an envelope or secured with a rubber band or clip before leaving in the secure drop box.  Payments can be paid via check (payable to the Town of Queensbury) or online, if you don’t have an invoice please contact the office before you CLICK HERE to pay.

ACCESSORY STRUCTURES

  • Boathouse (with or w/o sundeck) $165
  • Cell Tower $165
  • Deck, Porch (open) 25 ¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $140
  • Detached Garage 35¢per sq. ft., Minimum fee $200
  • Dock $110
  • Pavilion, Pole Barn, Canopy, Carport, Gazebo $85
  • Shed (301+ sq. ft. please see garage fees) $85
  • Solar Panels (no rafter upgrades) $85

FIRE MARSHAL

  • Certificate of Occupancy Only $110
  • Commercial Generator $275
  • Diesel/Petrol Island Canopy $550 per canopy
  • Fireworks Operating Permit $165
  • Fuel Tank Removal $165
  • Gas Tanks & Pumps – New $385
  • Propane Installation—Residential or Commercial $110
  • Solid Fuel (i.e. wood) $275
  • Gas Fireplace $140
  • FM Comm Submittal – Separate from BP submittal $75
  • Tent – Temporary $165

MISC. PROJECTS & FEES

  • Building Permit Renewal $110/year
  • Demolition $165
  • Floodplain Development $110
  • Pool $140
  • Septic Variance (Town BoH review) $165
  • Signs $3.50/sf
  • Temp C of O (90 days) $165
  • Post construction BP submission +25% of fee

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

  • 1 & 2 Family Dwelling (inc. septic system) 35¢ per sq. ft.
  • Manufactured Home (inc. septic system) 2 5¢ per sq. ft., Min imum fee $165
  • Addition 35¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $275
  • Alteration 35¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $220
  • Garage 35¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $200
  • Home Inspection $110
  • House Moving $85
  • Property Transfer Septic Inspection $275
  • Recreation Fee (new construction only) $1000/dwelling unit on vacant parcel (see
  • Planning/Zoning to verify)
  • Septic—New or Alteration $85

COMMERCIAL PROJECTS

  • New Build—heated 35¢ per sq. ft.
  • New Build—unheated 25¢ per sq. ft.
  • Addition 35¢per sq. ft., Minimum fee $330
  • Alteration 35¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $200
  • Amusement Ride $850
  • Garage 35¢ per sq. ft., Minimum fee $200
  • Septic—New or Alteration $165
  • Townhouse, Condo, Apt., Multi-Family 35¢ per sq. ft.

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30% retention for withdrawal, 100% after 1 yr. from application date

Adopted 12/7/20: Town Board Resolution No. 385, Amendment to Ordinance No. 30: Resolved that the Amendment and fee modifications shall take effect as of January 1, 2021. (Revised 5/9/2022)