2023 DPW Fee Schedule

Department of Public Works Permit & Inspection Fees

Sewer Connection Fees

Town Sewer District Entrance Fee    $1,000 per unit
Town Out-of-District Fee     $500 per unit
Monroe County Pure Waters Connection Fee$250 (residential)
$350 (non-residential)

Sewer and Lateral Cleaning$250/hour from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
$300/hour for all other times.

Water/Sewer Service Inspection Fee

Residential$30 per inspection / $60 per re-inspection
Non-residential$75 per inspection
Commercial$60 per inspection / $150 per re-inspection
Utility and Road Inspection
For new construction
$30 per hour with time and a half for hours outside of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
New Construction Maintenance
Bond Review
$30 per hour with time and a half for hours outside of 7:30 am to 4:00 pm and for Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Sidewalk Construction Fees for Development in identified Sidewalk Zones$25 per linear foot.

Residential Refuse Drop-off Fees

(High Acres Landfill – no cash accepted; check or credit card only)                                                                                                                  

Household Waste                                            

Resident (with sticker) $6 up to seven (7) bags
Non-resident or resident without sticker$12 up to seven (7) bags 
RecyclingNo Charge

Bulky Items (mattress, furniture)

Resident (with sticker) $15 per item
Non-resident or resident without sticker$20 per item

Construction Debris

Resident (with sticker)$40 per pickup truck, van or trailer
Non-resident or resident without sticker$50 per pickup truck, van or trailer

Right-of-Way Construction Permits

Residential Driveway or Curb Cut$40
Temporary Access Road$60
Commercial entrance$150
Drainage Pipe or Culverts$75
Installation of underground utilities
$100 +$0.25 per foot (more than 250 feet)
Financial guarantee, inspection costs, and engineered drawings may apply. See notes at the end of this section.
Erecting new or replacing existing utility poles$50 + $1.00 per pole
Extension or replacement of aerial cable or wire$60 + $0.25 per foot (more than 250 feet)
Open road cut$500
Financial guarantee, inspection costs, and engineered drawings may apply. See notes at end of this section.
Miscellaneous Repair Work (per application)$35
(Fee may be waived for those who have purchased a Utility Maintenance Permit)
Annual Utility Maintenance Permit Fee$2,000
*The Annual Utility Maintenance Permit covers repair and general maintenance of owner’s infrastructure.  It does not cover replacement or additions of infrastructure.
Annual Right of Way Occupancy Fee (unless established in other Agreement)$1,500


  1. Financial guarantee in an amount to be determined by DPW Staff at the time of Permit application may be required in the form of a letter of credit, cash, savings account, or Trust & agency deposit. Full time inspection of work proposed in the Right-of-Way may also be required. DPW Staff will provide the applicant with an estimate of inspection costs, based on the scope of work, at time of permit issuance.
  2. Contact DPW Staff to determine whether professionally engineered drawings are required to be submitted with the 149 Highway Work Permit Application. At a minimum, the applicant shall request design information from Dig Safely NY and all flagged field information shall be collected and shown on aerial base mapping.

Building and Codes Department Permit & Inspection Fees

Building Permits                                          

$0.20 a square foot for a residential building permit ($50 minimum)

$0.25 a square foot for a commercial building permit ($200 minimum)

*Permit fee doubles if work commences prior to obtaining permit ($100 minimum)


Lawn Sprinkler Permits$50


Wood Burning Stoves, Chimney, Flues, Fireplaces$50
Erecting new Communication Tower/pole or adding New Equipment to Existing Tower/pole for Wireless Communication$4,000-new tower/pole installation
$2,000-new equipment added/replaced

Recreation Fees

Single-family dwelling$1,000
Two-family dwelling$2,000
Multi-family dwelling/unit$1,000/unit

Public buildings & grounds:

Independent living: NYSDH$500/unit
Shared housing: NYSDH$500/unit
Proprietary home: NYSDH$300/unit
Enriched housing: NYSDH$300/unit
Nursing home No fee

Sewer Lateral Inspection Fees:

Residential  $30
Building Dept. Re-inspection Fee$100
Commercial Fire Alarm Permit$50 (Every two years)

Certificates of Occupancy:

Residential – single family   $50
Duplex  $80
Multi-family/Apartments $100, plus $10 per unit more than 3 units
Re-inspection of C. Of O.  $50

Commercial, etc.

under 2,000 sq.ft.  $75
over 2,000 sq.ft. $75 (Plus $10 for ea. add. 1,000 sq.ft.)
Re-inspection of C. of O.$50
Permit to Construct a Septic System (per Chapter 17 – Sewers, Part 2)$10
Demolition Permit$50 residential, $200 commercial

Electrical Permits$100 includes inspection

Electrical Inspection Fees

Base Electrical Inspection$75 residential/$100 commercial
New Residential Building$100/unit, plus $50 per unit over 5 units
New Commercial Buildings/Remodeling$100 up to 5,000 square feet plus $20 per each additional 1,000 square feet

Planning, Zoning Board, HAC & Town Board Application Fees

Administrative Application Fees

Area Variance (6” or less) $50
Special Use Permit – Customary Home Occupation$50
Special Use Permit – Outdoor Dining$50
Special Use Permit – Temporary Activity Permit$50
Special Use Permit – Recreational Vehicle $50
Special Use Permit – other$50
Site Plan$100

Historic Architecture Commission Application Fees

Certificate of Appropriateness$50

Planning Board Application Fees

Site plan application

  • $250 application fee for preliminary approval
  • $250 for final approval
  • $200 re-advertising fee

 Site plan applications (residential sensitive)

  • $250 application fee for preliminary approval
  • $250 for final approval
  • $200 re-advertising fee
  • $200 for accessory structures, additions

 Subdivision applications – minor (fewer than 5 lots)

  • $250 application fee for preliminary approval  (there is no fee for final)
  • $200 re-advertising fee

  Subdivision applications – major (5 lots or more)

  • $100 for concept approval
  • $250 for preliminary approval
  • $250 for final approval
  • $200 re-advertising fee

 PDD Application Fees

 see above site & subdivision fees

Town Board Application Fees

Rezone$400 (plus re-advertising costs. Town to bill applicant if their is error/change)
Special Use Permit$150
Special Use Permit-re-advertising fee  $75

Zoning Board of Appeals Application Fees

Appeal (all)$100
Area Variance – commercial$150
Area Variance – residential $100
Special Use Permit – Customary Home Occupation$100
Special Use Permit – Recreational Vehicle$100
Special Use Permit – Temporary Activity Permit$100
Special Use Permit – other$100
Use Variance (all)$100
All ZBA re-advertising fees $75
Sign Permit Fees $ 4 per sq.ft. – Permanent
$50 per sign – Temporary