Schedule of Fees

City of Hill Country Village Schedule of Fees Effective March 23, 2017 Modifies Ordinance:
Failure to obtain permit prior to work for any item on this schedule Two times the permit fee
   Second and subsequent violations within two years Three times the permit fee
Administrative Fees
Notary
   Resident/Business in City $0
   Non-Resident/Business $5
Returned check fee $30
Garage Sale Permit $10 646
The City Administrator or his/her designee shall be responsible for issuing this permit.
Moving of structures on City Streets 419
Permit $200
Deposit $1,000
Police Escort Fee $35/hour
^Moving company must provide proof of insurance in the amount of $1 million prior to issuance of permit
Business District Construction Review Board
Construction Review $250 929
Sign Variances $500
Certificate of Occupancy $100 902
Tenant Occupancy Fee (specialty retail shops, B-1 zone) $100
Additional Use Application Fee $500
Zoning/Re-Zoning Application Fee $500
Variance Request Fee
   Board of Adjustment (Zoning Ordinance) $500 891
  Business District Construction Review Board (Construction Process) $500
  Signs $500
   All ordinances not specifically identified $500
Health Inspection/Food Establishment Fees
Septic Permits $300 869
Food Establishment Licenses 820
# of employees
1 to 2 $135
3 to 5 $300
6 to 9 $525
10 or more $750
Temporary (Up to 14 days) $75
Special Use Permit $1,000 771
Alcoholic Beverage Retailer Fee 1/2 of state fee
Police Fees
Fingerprinting (non-arrest) per card $10
Police Report $5
Alarm Permit Fees Annual permit is for January 1-December 31 705
Annual fee (residential) (not required) $0
Annual fee (financial institution) $250
Annual fee (business district) $25
1 to 3 false alarms of any type in year, each $0
4 to 6 false alarms of any type in a year, each $50
7 or more false alarms of any type in a year, each $100
False robbery alarm, each $150
Permits issued and monitoring of ordinance 705 shall be by the Chief of Police or his/her designee.
Fire Inspection Fee-Businesses
Annual Inspection $0
First Reinspection $100
Second and Subsequent Reinspection, each $100
Temporary structure (i.e. tent) $100
Animal Control Fees 452
(animals not on leash or running at large)
First offense $35
Second offense $50
Third or more offense, each $100
Boarding fees (per day) Actual
Registration & Tag $5
   Registration is required 905
Construction fees
Note:  If no construction has commenced within 90 days from the issuance of the permit, the permit becomes void.
Note:  Building, electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, and Fire Codes permits and fees are applicable in the City’s ETJ
The Building Inspector may modify construction permit fees for any atypical construction such as large projects of more than 10,000 sq. ft. or for construction that has more or fewer fixtures than is typically found in a home or business.
Building Permits
House/Residence/Living Quarters 809, 636
Review and approve building plans $300
Review and approve revised building plans $100
Building Construction Permit  (new construction)
(Minimum building permit fee is $90.00) $1000.00 plus $.25 per square footage of foundation plus sq. ft. of additional floor levels
Building Additions to Residences $425.00 plus $.25 per square footage of foundation plus sq. ft. of additional floor levels
Outbuildings, workshops, barns, sheds, decks, etc. $.25 per sq. ft. ($150 minimum)
Roofing (not requiring structural change) 684, 809, 636
New or replacement roof $150 891
Partial replacement < 30% $90 891
Other structures
Carports (open) $150
Garages
One car Garage, built after residence is constructed $250
Two car Garage, built after residence is constructed $300
Three car Garage, built after residence is constructed $350
Tennis Court $300
Lawn Sprinkler Systems $90 891
Swimming Pool (Building permit) $300 117, 118, 809, 636
Hot Tubs/Spas (electrical permit also required) $200
Demolition Permit $100 per floor
Commercial Buildings 809, 636
Review and Approve building plans $500
Review and approve revised building plans $150
Building Construction Permit  (new construction) $2000.00 plus $.35 per square   footage of foundation plus sq. ft of additional floor levels
Minor Commercial Projects $90
Electrical Permits and Inspections 809, 636
New house or living quarters (includes remodeling or additions) $.08 per sq. ft. ($250 minimum)
Commercial Projects $.12 per sq. ft. ($500 minimum)
Swimming Pools and Minor Electrical Projects $200
Minor Electrical Projects (as determined by the Building Inspector) $90
Additional Inspections (as determined by the Building Inspector)
Plumbing Permits and Inspections 809, 636
New house or living quarters (includes remodeling or additions) $.08 per sq. ft. ($250 minimum)
   Minor Plumbing Projects (as determined by the building official)
      First inspection $90
      Each additional inspection beyond first (as determined by the Building Inspector)
Commercial Projects
   New or remodeling over 50% $.12 per sq. ft. ($500 minimum)
   Minor project under 50%
      First inspection $150
      Each additional inspection beyond first (as determined by the Building Inspector)
Heating/AC Permits and Inspections 809, 636
New house or living quarters (includes remodeling or additions) $.08 per sq. ft. ($250 minimum)
Commercial Projects $.12 per sq. ft. ($500 minimum)
Minor HVAC Projects (as determined by the building official) $90
Minor HVAC Projects beyond initial visit
(as determined by the building official) (as determined by the Building Inspector)
Replacement of single condensing unit $90
Replacement of complete split system (condensing unit and air handler) up to 2 complete systems $150
Fences
Commercial (50% or more) $150
Residential  (including fencing & retaining walls) (50% or more) $90
Driveway
(including driveways not in original house plans, driveways converted from gravel or asphalt to concrete) $150
Signs (separate electrical permit required if relevant) 863, 809, 636
New Sign (single tenant or multi-tenant without approved criteria) $90
Repair or replace $90
Multi-tenant approval for delegated authority (approved sign plan) $250
Multi-tenant sign (new or repair) (with approved sign plan) $50
Temporary $50 (annual)
Variance (to Business District Construction Review Board) $500
General 891
Building Inspector Reinspection Fee (if required) $90
Failure to obtain permit prior to work for any item on this schedule Two times the permit fee
Second and subsequent violations within two years Three times the permit fee
Engineering Fees Actual + 20%
Subdivision & Platting Fees 899
Note:  All Subdivision & Platting Fees are due prior to City action
Consultant Fees:  These charges are for the purpose of recovering the cost of outside professional consultants (legal, engineering, etc.) which are reasonable and necessary and related to the subdivision process.
Major platting activity (Affects drainage, multiple lots, streets, utilities or otherwise in the City’s opinion may require more that four hours of professional assistance)
Minor platting activity (Single lot replats which are not likely to require more than four hours of professional assistance)
All Platting activity $300 per hour ($1,000 minimum)
Development Plat Fee $500 (includes 2 hours), $200 each additional hour
Filing Fees $500 minimum charge plus $15.00 per residential lot ($20.00/acre for other zoning)
County Recording Fees Actual + 20%
Sewer Connection Permit
Per acre See below
Inspection See below
Per acre See below
South Line per foot of property fronting 281 See below
San Antonio Sewer Impact Fee
   Residential lot Actual + 20%
   Other zoning district Actual + 20%
HCV Sewer Administration Charge (new main)-residential $1,000
HCV Sewer Administration Charge (new main)-business $5000 per acre
Sewer connection inspection $300 each connection
Request for Variance see above
Request for Plat deferral $200
Request for Time extension fee $200
Vacating Declaration Fee $100 + other platting charges
Replat involving notification fee $300 + other platting charges
Amending plat fee $150
Building plan review fee (residential) see above
Building plan review fee (business) see above
Notification list fee:
   inside City Limits $150 891
   outside City Limits $150 891
Street name change application fee $150
Street name change installation fee per sign $200