Amendments and Repeals

Sections of this ordinance have since been Amended By - 5-2010 5-2015 1-2017 

The enclosed amendment to Ordinance #7 - 2004 is as follows:

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    1. A permit shall be obtained before beginning construction, alteration or repair of any building or structure in which the cost of such construction, alteration or repair exceeds Five Hundred Dollars ($500). Permits shall be obtained using forms furnished by the Town of Lapel, and all fees required by this code shall be paid to the Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Lapel, Indiana.
    2. All construction done by the Town is required to follow the procedures and obtain appropriate permits, but at no cost for the fee.
    3. Planning and Zoning Fees
      1. Annexation $250 plus $10 per acre
      2. Annexation with Zoning $400 plus $10 per acre
      3. Zoning Ordinance Amendment
        1. Text only $250
        2. Map and Text $250 plus $10 per acre
      4. Concept Plan*
        1. Single and 2 family dwellings $500 plus $25 per lot
        2. Multi-family $500 plus $50 per unit
        3. Business, Commercial, Industrial $500 plus $25 per acre
        4. *applicant is responsible for all costs required for public notice
      5. Plat and Construction Plans
        1. Single and 2 family dwellings $500 plus $60 per lot
        2. Multi-family $500 plus $75 per unit
        3. Business, Commercial, Industrial $500 plus $50 per acre
        4. ** applicant is responsible for all recording fees
      6. Amendments to a recorded plat - Fees are required in accordance with the classifications in item E above, for the area affected, as determined by the Plan Commission.
      7. Additional fees will be charged for additional reviews beyond the first 2 reviews when the applicant does not make the revisions requested in the original review. Each review after the initial 2 reviews will be charged in accordance with the schedule and classifications above.
      8. Improvement location permits $.15 per square foot of lot area but not less than $500.
    4. Variances - Board of Zoning Appeals
      1. Zoning development - $150 plus $50 for each additional variance
      2. Use variance - $250
      3. Non-conforming use determination - $50
      4. Appeals - No fee but petitioner pays for public notice
      5. Special use- $50
    5. Variances - Plan Commission
      1. Sub-division Control - $250
    6. Building Permits
      1. Single and 2 family dwellings (new) - $150 plus $.06 per square foot
      2. Multi-family (new) - $250 plus $.10 per square foot
      3. Commercial, Industrial (new) * - $250 plus $.10 per square foot
        • Requires State Building Commission Design Release
      4. Additions of 1 or 2 rooms - 75% of fees listed above
      5. Additions of 3 or more rooms - 100% of fees listed above
      6. Remodeling
        1. Roof - $35
        2. Electrical - $35 plus $0.01 per square foot
        3. Plumbing - $35 plus $0.01 per square foot
        4. Structural - $35 plus $0.01 per square foot
        5. Windows - $35
        6. Siding - $35
        7. Windows/Siding Combination - $50
        8. Commercial, Industrial* - $250 plus $10 per square foot
          • Requires State Building Commission Design Release
      7. Accessory structures
        1. Portable Buildings up to 80 sq. ft. - No Charge
        2. Storage Building up to 144 sq. ft. - $35
        3. Garage, Pole Barns, Accessory Building over 144 sq. ft. - $50 plus $0.06 per square foot
        4. Pools (water level greater than 2' 9" requires a permit) - $100 plus $0.01 per square foot
        5. Decks/Porches - $35 plus $0.01 per square foot
        6. Fences - $45
      8. Demolition
        1. Out building/unattached garage - $35
        2. All other structures - $50
      9. Moving a structure - $100 plus traffic safety costs
      10. Certificate of Occupancy
        1. Single and 2 family dwelling - $50
        2. Multifamily - $100
        3. Commercial/Industrial - $50
      11. Temporary uses - $50
      12. Additional Inspection required because of incomplete work will be assessed $35 per Inspection trip payable in advance.
    7. Sign Permits
      1. Signs - $25 per sign plus $1 per square foot over 16 square feet.
    8. Filing Fee Penalty
      • Any person or persons, firm or corporation who shall initiate construction prior to obtaining a permit of any type set forth in this section shall pay double the fee amount in the schedule.
    9. Payment
      • All fees shall be payable to the Town of Lapel at the office of the Clerk/Treasurer and shall be deposited according to the procedures established by the Town Council of Lapel, Indiana.

Passed and adopted by the Lapel Town Council this 16 day of July, 2009

Further Information

4-2009
Date Passed: 7/16/2009