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The Town of Wellfleet, MA
Building Department
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Inspector of Buildings
Address:
Department of Public Works Building
220 West Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667
Phone:
508-349-0309
Fax:
508-349-0327
Hours:
General office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Inspector of Buildings - Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and by appointment. Plumbing & Gas Inspector - Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Inspector of Wires - Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
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RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FEES
effective 9/11/12
New Construction ( New Structures & Additions )
$0.55 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Existing Structures ( Alterations & Repairs )
$0.45 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
New & Existing Un-Conditioned Space, Porch
$0.35 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Decks
$0.20 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Garages, Barns, Accessory Structures / Sheds over 120 sf
$0.20 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Accessory Structures / Sheds 120 sf and under
$50
Window / Door Replacement, Re-roofing, Re-siding
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Chimneys, Wood Stoves, Fireplaces
$50
Fire Sprinklers
$50
Pools Above Ground
$100
Pools In ground
$100 plus $0.20 per sq. ft.
Solar Panel
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Wind Generation
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Signs
$50 plus $0.20 per sq. ft. over 24 sq. ft.
Mechanical / Duct Work / Exhaust Hood
$50
Retaining Walls, Foundation Walls only, Trench
$50
Awnings, Tents, Temporary Construction Trailers
$50
Demolition - 300 sq. ft. & under
$55
Demolition - 301 sq. ft. & over
$100
Moving Structures
$0.20 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Dock, Floats, Piers
$100 plus $1.20 per sq. ft.
Certificate of Occupancy - each unit
$50
Re-inspection
$50
Emergency, Off-hour, Week-end Inspections
$100



COMMERCIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FEES
effective 9/11/12
New Construction ( New Structures & Additions )
$0.60 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Existing Structures ( Alterations & Repairs )
$0.45 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
New & Existing Unconditioned Space, Porch
$0.35 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Decks
$0.20 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Garages, Barns, Accessory Structures / Sheds over 120 sf
$0.40 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Accessory Structures / Sheds 120 sf and under
$50
Window / Door Replacement, Re-roofing, Re-siding
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Chimneys, Wood Stoves, Fireplaces
$50
Fire Sprinklers
$50
Pools Above Ground
$100
Pools In ground
$100 plus $0.40 per sq. ft.
Solar Panel
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Wind Generation
$50 application fee + 1% of construction value
Cell Towers
$200 plus $0.20 per linear foot
Signs
$100 plus $0.20 per sf. over 24 sf.
Mechanical / Duct Work / Exhaust Hood
$50
Retaining Walls, Foundation Walls only, Trench
$50
Awnings, Tents, Temporary Construction Trailers
$50
Demolition - 300 sq. ft. & under
$55
Demolition - 301 sq. ft. & over
$100
Moving Structures
$0.20 per sq. ft. or $50 min.
Dock, Floats, Piers
$200 plus $1.20 per sq. ft.
Certificate of Occupancy - each unit
$50
Certificate of Occupancy - Hotels & Motels
$50 plus $5 per room
Re-inspection
$50
Emergency, Off-hour, Week-end Inspections
$100
Commercial Annual Inspection
$50



ELECTRICAL / WIRING PERMIT FEES
effective 9/11/12
Residential & Commercial ( New, Addition, Alteration, Repair )
$60
New & Temporary Service
$60
Re-inspection
$50
Extra Inspection
$50
Emergency, Off-hour, Week-end Inspections
$100



PLUMBING PERMIT FEES
effective 9/11/12
Residential & Commercial ( New, Addition, Alteration, Repair )
$60 plus $10 per fixture
Re-inspection
$50
Emergency, Off-hour, Week-end Inspections
$100



GAS PERMIT FEES
effective 9/11/12
Residential & Commercial ( New, Addition, Alteration, Repair )
$60 plus $10 per fixture
Re-inspection
$50
Emergency, Off-hour, Week-end Inspections
$100



ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS APPLICATION FEES
effective 9/11/12
Change in Use Only ( No Construction ):
                                  Affordable Accessory Dwelling Unit
$85
                                  Residential Change in Use
$60
                                  Commercial / Business Change in Use
$185
Construction of any sort: $              0 - $     1,000
$85
                                       $       1,001 - $     10,000
$135
                                       $     10,001 - $     50,000
$185
                                       $     50,001 - $   100,000
$285
                                       $   100,001 - $   250,000
$385
                                       $   250,001 - $   500,000
$585
                                       $   500,001 - $1,000,000
$1,035
                                       $1,000,001 - $1,500,000
$1535
                                       $1,500,001 - and above
$2,035
Amendment to Active Special Permit
$85
Request for Extension to Special Permit
$60
Appeal As Person Aggrieved
$85



GENERAL CONDITIONS
effective 9/11/12
Building Permit Renewal
10% of original fee, allowed for 6 months
Replacement of Building Sign Off Card
$25
Building Commissioner Opinion Letter
$50
Building Permit Amended ( All Departments )
$50
Not Calling For Required Inspection ( All Departments )
$50
Covering Up work Without Inspection ( All Departments )
$100
Removal of Stop Work Order ( All Departments )
$200



Fees for any work not listed above will be determined by the Building Commissioner. Fees are non refundable once permit is issued (All Departments). Please confirm up to date fees with Building Department. Records request that will take more than 20 minures will be charged at Department Assistant pay rate. Fees tripled for all work started without a permit (All Departments).







 
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