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The following fee schedule shall be used to determine fees required for the issuance of a Lake County building permit.

Lake County Office of Building Services Fee Schedule Booklet (33 KB)

Additional Services Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Change of primary contractor $61
Change of sub contractors $38
Local Product Approval Review $75
Residential Master Filing Fee $75
Commercial Master Filing Fee $150
Construction Plans, Master Files, Modified Construction Plans after Permit Issuance or Revisions or resubmittals: The first re-submittal is included in the permit application; however, fees will be incurred for subsequent resubmittals. To include plans after permit issuance and/or any additional sets stamped after the 1st two sets prior to issuance of permit. Revisions and/or resubmittals will be per trade. $73
Permit amendment fee - other than contractor changes $30
If any person commences any work on a building or structure before obtaining the necessary permit, they shall be subject to a permit charge of: $150 or double the permit fee whichever is greater
Reinspections (due to rejections/partials/late cancelations) $66
Special inspection & plan review fees, after hours, weekends, holidays (per hour, time calculated from departure from home to return home) $111
Mail back permit - completed/internet permits (per permit/package) $13
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Residential Permit Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Residential Building Permit. Includes administration, plan review, and inspections. (per square foot) $0.26
Roofing (per square foot) $0.03
Marine (per square foot) - All marine except seawall $0.20
Foundation (per square foot) $0.03
Miscellaneous (per square foot) $0.23
All Alterations/Renovations (not including trades) $0.13
Pre Mobile Home or Relocated Building Inspection (in county only) $121.00
Mobile/Manufactured Home Permit Fees (Includes set-up, electrical, plumbing and mechanical) $323.00
Greenhouse Buildings (per square foot) $0.03
Private Above-ground Swimming Pools or self contained spa (including electric and gas) $91.00
Private In-ground Swimming Pools and/or spa (including electric and gas) $269.00
Screen (Walls/Roof) Enclosures $0.13
Walls and Fences (includes seawalls) $75 for the 1st 75' LF and $30 for ea 50' LF or fraction thereof thereafter
For the demolition of any building or structure per parcel. $132.00
Residential Miscellaneous
Expedited Review (Non refundable) $200.00
Early Start (Construction may start but no inspections until issuance of permit) (Non refundable) $75.00
Residential Extensions of permit applications, 90 day (Flat Rate) $61.00
Residential Extension of issued permit, One 30-day extension allowed $61.00 (or 10% of permit fee, whichever is greater)
Re-issuance of Building Permits Minimum of all permit fees or 10%, whichever is greater
Temporary Occupancy During Construction of Residence Permits
Temporary Occupancy of Mobile Home $252.00
Temporary Occupancy of Travel Trailer or Motor Home $156.00
(Building permit for permanent residence must remain active. Applicant must meet all adopted requirements and receive all approvals prior to obtaining this permit)
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Commercial Permit Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Commercial Building Permits/Square Footage Rate Under Roof Minimum Permit fee of $150.00
Commercial Building Permit. Includes building/fire plan review, inspections, administrative (per square foot) $0.40
Warehouses 0 - 400,000 square foot (per square foot) $0.19
Warehouses 400,001 square foot and larger (per square foot) $0.17
Institutional (per square foot) $0.41
Community Storage sheds - for use by Community Residents Only. DCA approved (200 sq ft or less with no electrical/plumbing/mechanical/hazardous material storage). Over 200 sq ft reverts to full commercial review and applicable fees. Minimum $75.00
Roofing (per square foot) $0.03
Marine (per square foot) - All marine except seawall $0.20
Foundation (per square foot) $0.03
Miscellaneous (per square foot) $0.23
Change of building use/occupancy (inspection required) (does not include repairs / renovations / corrections / alterations) $181.00
All Alterations/Renovations and Shell Only Permits (not including trades) $0.20
Greenhouse Buildings (per square foot) $0.03
Screen (Walls/Roof) Enclosures $0.20
Commercial Swimming Pools and/or spa (includes electric and gas) $371.00
Sign Permit (Includes electrical) $150 minimum per permit plus $75 for each additional sign on same permit & property
Walls and Fences (includes seawalls) $75 for the 1st 75' LF and $30 for ea 50' LF or fraction thereof thereafter
For the demolition of any building or structure per parcel. $132.00
Commerical Miscellaneous
Expedited Review (Non refundable) $250.00
Early Start (Construction may start but no inspections until issuance of permit) (Non refundable) $150.00
Commercial Extensions of permit applications, 90 day (Flat Rate) $125.00
Commercial Extension of issued permit, One 30-day extension allowed $125.00 (or 10% of permit fee, whichever is greater)
Re-issuance of Building Permits Minimum of all permit fees or 10%, whichever is greater
Pre-power authorization for 60 days $73.00
Temporary/conditional certificate of occupancy $132.00
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Trades Permits:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Residential Trades Minimum Fee - Electric, Plumbing, Gas, Low Voltage, Irrigation. To include new, change-outs, upgrades. $100.00
Commercial Trades Minimum Fee - Electric, Plumbing, Gas, Low Voltage, Irrigation. To include new, change-outs, upgrades. $150.00
Low Voltage Security Alarm authorization (Per State Statute 553.793) $40.00
RV Spaces
Plumbing (Per Space), $150.00 minimum $25.00
Electrical (Per Space), $150.00 minimum (Does not include electrical main service) $30.00
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Fire Permit Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Commercial Plan Review (per square foot), $75.00 minimum $0.03
Fire Alarm Systems or Fire Sprinkler Systems each (per square foot) - $169.00 minimum charge 0.01 per square foot or $169. whichever is greater
Hood/Extinguishing Systems each (inspector's test included). Does not include mechanical permit. $181.00
Inspections requested for licensure and/or recertification. Fee must be paid prior to scheduling inspection. $132.00
Residential Fire Sprinkler or Alarm Systems (1-2 family and mobile home) $91.00
Fire Hydrant Flow Test - 1 to 5 hydrants $111.00
Fire Hydrant Flow Test - Each additional group of 1 to five 5 hydrants $56.00
Hazardous Chemical Storage $181.00
L/P and Natural Gas $181.00
Fuel Storage $181.00
Paint Booth $181.00
Paint Booth Suppression $181.00
Fire Suppression (wet/dry) $181.00
Stand Pipe $121.00
Tents (that exceedx 30' x 30') $121.00
Each additional Tent on Property/Permit $25.00
Private Fire Protection Water Supply $121.00
Fire Alarm Monitors $121.00
Remediation Systems $121.00
Fire underground mains - 1st 200 linear ft $181.00
Fire underground mains - each 200 linear ft or fraction thereof thereafter $50.00
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Fire Development Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Fire Fees Residential / Commercial Development (PUD's shall be required to satisfy fire protection requirements based on planned development)
Preliminary Plat Submittals/Subdivision (to include all subdivision plans/plats) $359.00
Conceptual Plat Submittals / PUD's Master Park Plans $181.00
Final Plat Submittals $111.00
Re-submittals - Only charge in the event of extensive changes on plans (i.e. provision of firefighting water supply). First re-submittal is included with permit application; however, fees will be incurred for subsequent re-submittals. $73.00
Commercial Development Plans
All Site Plans for Commercial Development (includes all site plan reviews/pre-submittals and/or amendments) $181.00
Conditional Use Permits; Waivers; Re-Zoning; Zoning Map Amendments; Developers Agreements $181.00
DRIs; Vacation of ROW/easements; Vested Right Determinations $181.00
Construction Plans for all Types of Development
Subdivisions / PUDs MPPs with fire protection requirements $493.00
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Contractor Licensing Fees:

Fee Title Fee Schedule
Pro-rate - up to 6 months before expiration date (per month) $15.00
Contractors License - Initial (to include contractors that have been dormant) $150.00
Contractors License - Renewal (per missed and current cycles) $100.00
Contractors License - Inactive (per 5 years) $50.00
Lake County Employee -
Contractors Exam $54.00
Letter of Reciprocity/Verification of examination and letter of good standing $30.00
Renewal Late Fee (between September 30 and December 31) $30.00
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Above fees are effective as of 10/1/2018

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