Fees

All fees associated with each Division under the Development Services Department are listed below. Several of our fees vary, which may be explained in the corresponding application. Access the Development Services Department applications or contact us if you need further assistance. Link to view the City's Fees Ordinance.

Building Safety Permit Fees

Administrative/Maintenance
$25  
Building Permit Renewal
$50 Building permits must be renewed every 6 months, if project is not completed.
Certificate of Occupancy
$15  
Commercial Building Permit
  Fees are based on the use of the building and the cost of
construction. Contact the Commercial Permit Coordinator at
479-575-8238 for more information.
Fee Schedule
Varies For fee schedule click here.
Outside City Limits Plumbing
           Permit per inspection
$20 In addition to the initial permit fee, each inspection required shall incur a $20 inspection fee.
Permit Processing Fee
$200 A non-refundable permit processing/review fee will be required for all triplexes or larger and all commercial projects. This fee shall be applied as a credit to the total fees due once the building permit is obtained.
Plan Review Fee
Varies Equal to one half (1/2) of the total permit fees.
Re-Inspection Fee
$25 Is required for a re-inspection to correct a violation(s) and/or if installation is not ready for requested inspection. All re-inspect fees must be paid prior to the inspection taking place.
Subsequent Re-Inspections
$50+ The fee shall be double the amount of the previous fee, with a maximum of $200.
Temp Certificate of Occupancy
$25 May be issued for a period of up to 30 days.
Subsequent Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
$50+ A fee shall be imposed that is double the amount of the previous fee, with a maximum of $200, until a final COO is granted.

Business License Fees

New Business:
Non-Home Based: Paper Application
$35
     Permit application required within 60 days
Non-Home Based: Online Application
$32
     of opening to avoid additional fees.
Home Based: Paper Application
$22
  Home Based: Online Application
$20
New Business Partial Year
Non-Home Based: Paper Application
$17
    Application submitted between
Non-Home Based: Online Application
$15
    March 1 - August 31
Home Based: Paper Application
$17
  Home Based: Online Application
$15
Existing Business:

 
     Business in operation > 60 days
Contact Business License Clerk 479-575-8233
 
Annual Renewal
All permits expire on October 31
 
     Renewed between Sept 1 - Oct 31
Paper or Online
$15
Renewal Late Fee Schedule:
 
     Renewed between Nov 1 - Nov 30
Non-Home Based: Paper or Online
$38
     Renewed between Nov 1 - Nov 30
Home Based Paper or Online
$24
     Renewed between Dec 1 - Dec 31
Non-Home Based: Paper or Online
$41
     Renewed between Dec 1 - Dec 31 Home Based: Paper or Online $26
     Renewed after January 1 Non-Home Based: Paper or Online $52
     Renewed after January 1 Home Based: Paper or Online $30
.

City Planning Fees

Accessory Dwelling Unit
$100
Administrative Appeal
Up to$30*
Administrative Item
up to $30*
Annexation $325*
BOA Variance
         Prior to a violation
         After a violation

$25*
$100*
Certificate of Appropriateness
No Cost
Conceptual Plat
$50 per meeting
Concurrent Plat
         Nonresidential
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units
 
$800*
$200*
$400*
$800*
Conditional Use
$100*
Door to Door Solicitation
         Principal Permit
         Individual Solicitor

$40
$5
Final Plat
         Nonresidential
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units

$800*
$200*
$400*
$800*
Fireworks Permit
$500
Impact Fee Exemption
No Cost
Large Scale Development
         Nonresidential </= 5,000 sq. ft.
         Nonresidential > 5,000 sq. ft.
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units

$400*
$800*
$200*
$400*
$800*
Large Site Improvement Plan
         Nonresidential </= 5,000 sq. ft.
         Nonresidential > 5,000 sq. ft.
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units

$400*
$800*
$200*
$400*
$800*
Lot Split
$200
Mobile Home
No Cost
Mobile Vendor
$100
Parking Lot Permit
No Cost
Planned Zoning District
         Nonresidential </= 5,000 sq. ft.
         Nonresidential > 5,000 sq. ft.
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units

$800*
$1,125*
$525*
$725*
$1,125*
Planning Commission Variance
         Prior to a violation
         After a violation

$25*
$100*
Preliminary Plat
         Nonresidential
         10 or less residential units
         25 or less residential units
         26 or more residential units

$800*
$200*
$400*
$800*
Property Line Adjustment
$200
Rezoning $325*
Shared Parking
No Cost
Sidewalk Vendor
           If applied for between Jan 1 - Jun 30
           If applied for between Jul 1 - Dec 31

$100
$50
Sign Permit
$25 per sign
Sign Variance Filling Fee
$25
Small Site Improvement Plan
No Fee
Technical Plat Review
         First Review
         Subsequent review for tabled items

See application fee
$200
    *An additional $5 public notice sign fee is required

    Engineering Fees

    Drainage Report
             < 0.5 acres
             0.51 to 1.0 acres
             Over 1.0 acres

    $75
    $100
    $200
    Driveway, curb cut, and sidewalk cut Permit
    $25 each
    Floodplain Development Permit
    No Charge
    Grading Appeals
    $100
    Grading Permit
             < 0.5 acres
             0.51 to 1.0 acres
             Over 1.0 acres

    $75
    $100
    $200
    Grading Resubmittal Fees
             < 0.5 acres
             0.51 to 1.0 acres
             Over 1.0 acres

    $75
    $100
    $200
    Street/Row Excavations in Public Right-of-Way
             A cash deposit is required for all Street Excavations before permit is issued,
             equal to the entire cost of the street repairs related to work performed.

    $25

    Water and Sewer Tap Fees

    Fee Description
    Inside City Limits
    Outside City Limits
    5/8" Water
    $425 $475
    5/8" Double Water
    $475 $525
    1" Water
    $525 $575
    2" Water
    $1,200 $1,250
    4" Sewer
    $425 N/A
    6" Sewer
    $625 N/A
         
    City Street Cut
    $575 $575
    City Street Bore
    $225 $225
         
    State Highway Permit
    $125 $125
    State Highway Bore (includes Permit)
    $425 $425
    State Highway Cut (includes Permit)
    $1,225 $1,225

    Impact Fees

    Type of Building
    Fire Protection
    Police & Public Safety
    Commercial or Office
    $293 per 1,000 sq. feet
    $388 per 1,000 sq. feet
    Hotel or Motel
    $207 per room
    $274 per room
    Industrial Warehouse
    $11 per 1,000 sq. feet
    $155 per 1,000 sq. feet
    Manufactured Home Park
    $222 per pad
    $239 per pad
    Mini-Warehouse $22 per 1,000 sq. feet
    $29 per 1,000 sq. feet
    Nursing Home
    $126 per 1,000 sq. feet
    $167 per 1,000 sq. feet
    Residential $150 per dwelling
    $162 per dwelling

    Water and Waste Water Impact Fees

    Land Use
    Unit Water Waste Water
    Total
    Single Family (average)
    Dwelling $971 $872 $1,843
    Multi-Family Dwelling $691 $620 $1,311
    Nonresidential (5/8 x 3/4 inch meter)
    Meter $971 $872 $1,843
    Nonresidential (1 inch meter)
    Meter $2,428 $2,180 $4,608
    Nonresidential (1-1/2 inch meter)
    Meter $4,855 $4,360 $9,215
    Nonresidential (2 inch meter)
    Meter $7,768 $6,976 $14,744
    Nonresidential (3 inch meter)
    Meter $15,536 $13,952 $29,488
    Nonresidential (4 inch meter)
    Meter $24,275 $21,800 $46,075
    Nonresidential (6 inch meter)
    Meter $48,550 $43,600 $92,150
    Nonresidential (8 inch meter)
    Meter $77,680 $69,760 $147,440
    Nonresidential (10 inch meter)
    Meter $111,665 $100,280 $211,945
    For any additional information on water and waste water impact fees, please contact the Assistant City Engineer / Water and Waste water Impact Fee Administrator, Matt Casey, at 575-8206 or by email.