Permit Prices

2021 Permit Prices

Setback Certificate
 
$50.00
(or $1/$1000 value, if over $50,000)
Land Use
     New dwelling
            New Site
            Existing Site
     Additions to homes
     Decks/porches
     Handicap ramp only
     Commercial

 
$546.00
$500.00
$100.00
$  50.00
$    0.00
$300.00
Solar Development Fees
     
Large Solar Energy System >40  kw
      Small Solar Energy <= 40 kw


$500.00
$250.00
Sewer Permit
     Type 1: Mound, Trench, Upgrade
     Type 2: Holding Tank with O/P
     Type 3: Disturbed Soil with O/P, etc.
     Type 4: Requires an O/P
     Type 5: Engineered System
     Connect/Reconnect to Existing Compliant System
     Owner Install Surcharge in Addition to Septic Permit Fee
     6-Month Extension

$440.00
$440.00
$440.00
$700.00
$700.00 
$200.00
$330.00
$100.00

Conditional Use Permit/Amendment to CUP
     Filing Fee
     Total

$600.00
$  46.00
$646.00

Variance Request
     Filing Fee
     Total

$500.00
$  46.00
$546.00

Rezoning Request
     Filing Fee per statute
     Total

$600.00
$  46.00
$646.00

Platting Request (Base fee) + $100/lot Preliminary
Final

$400.00
$400.00


Aggregate Removal

Sign Permit

$300.00

$100.00



Data Requests >30 Minutes

$25.00/hour
Copies: 
$0.25 per Sheet 
Zoning Ordinance Copy
Subdivision Regulations
Large Plan
 

$35.00
$25.00
$5.00/each

Code Enforcement Administrative Penalties

       
First Notice
        Second Notice
        All subsequent notices double




No Penalty
$50.00
$1,600 max

 
Effective 2/14/89  
All buildings need a permit in Sibley County, but no fees are required on separate structures under 400 square feet.

Late Fee - Unpermitted Construction
Effective 7/11/06
If construction begins prior to appropriate permits being granted, the following fees will apply:

 - Cost of Improvement < $20,000....................... $500   in addition to the regular application fee
 - Cost of Improvement > $20,000....................... $1,000  in addition to the regular application fee
         Applicants will provide documentation to support the cost determination.  If no documents or inadequate documents
           are provided, it will be presumed the cost of the improvement exceeded $20,000

Effective 1/1/2020
If Use begins prior to appropriate permits being granted the following fee will apply:

After-the-fact Variance or CUP...................$1,000 in addition to the regular application fee