Zoning Permit Fee Schedule

Applications shall be accompanied by a fee as established by resolution of the Board of Trustees. The township shall charge appropriate fees for the review or issuance of zoning certificates, temporary zoning certificates, certificates of conformance, conditional use approvals, appeals, variances, zoning amendments, nonconformity reviews, and other applicable certificates to cover the costs of inspection, investigation, legal notices and other expenses incidental to the enforcement of this zoning resolution. Such fees shall be paid to Springfield Township, and shall be paid in accordance to the official zoning fee schedule as established by the Board of Trustees.

Zoning Fees 2020

(effective as of 3/24/2017)

RESIDENTIAL



New Residence (living area + garage)Filing fee: $30plus $0.07 per sq. ft.
Alterations/AdditionsFiling fee: $30plus $0.05 per sq. ft.
Accessory StructureFiling fee: $30plus $0.05 per sq. ft.
Fence
$20
Home Occupation reviewPer Article 7.01 (G) (8)$100


NON-RESIDENTIAL



New StructureFiling fee: $50plus $0.10 per sq. ft.
Alteration/AdditionFiling fee: $50plus $0.10 per sq. ft.
Accessory StructureFiling fee: $50plus $0.10 per sq. ft.
Temporary Uses or structure/Temporary outdoor display/Special EventsPer Article 7.02 that were not approved during a plan review$100
Fence
$40
Certificate of ConformanceChange of use/occupancy$75


SIGNS



PermanentGround, wall, canopy, awning signFiling fee: $40 plus $1.00/sq. ft.
WindowTemp. or permanent covering over 25% of window pane$50
Panel replacement or refacingNo structural or size change$40
AlterationsWith structural or size changeFiling fee: $35 plus $1.00/sq. ft.
Temporary SignSpecial Events per Article 13.08$50
BillboardPer Article 13.07$300


BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS HEARINGS * +


ResidentialAdmin appeal, Variance, Conditional use$250 application fee
Non-residentialAdmin appeal, Variance, Conditional use$400 application fee
Amend Conditional Use
$150 application fee
Nonconforming use in residential districtExpansion/change or substitution$300 application fee
Nonconforming use in non-residential districtExpansion/change or substitution$500 application fee
* In the event the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Zoning Commission and/or the Springfield Township Trustees find it necessary to require any planning, legal, engineering or other expert testimony or advice, all expenses shall be paid by the applicant. If a court stenographer is required or requested, the cost shall be paid by the applicant.
+ In the event a hearing is continued more than once at the request of the applicant and not as a result of Board action an additional fee of $100 may be charged to cover expenses for the Board.


ZONING DEVELOPMENT REVIEW * +

Map or Text Amendment
$550 application fee
Residential Subdivision or Commercial Development plan reviewIncludes preliminary and final plan review$500 application fee
Planned Development DistrictIncludes map amendment$550 application fee
Amendment to Planned Development District plan
$400 application fee
Zoning Administrator "in-house" development plan reviewFor existing structures with little to no improvements$50 application fee
* In the event the Board of Zoning Appeals, the Zoning Commission and/or the Springfield Township Trustees find it necessary to require any planning, legal, engineering or other expert testimony or advice, all expenses shall be paid by the applicant. If a court stenographer is required or requested, the cost shall be paid by the applicant.
+ In the event a hearing is continued more than once at the request of the applicant and not as a result of Board action an additional fee of $100 may be charged to cover expenses for the Board.


MISCELLANEOUS

TanksInstallation / replacement of any commercial or industrial chemical, hazardous material or fuel storage tank (other than for gas stations)$250
Lot split/consolidation or re-plat
$60 + $10 per lot created or modified
Wireless Telecommunication FacilitiesResidential/Commercial$100
Small Telecommunications poles/facilities
$50 per pole
Tower / Electronic DevicesPersonal antennas, radio tower, electronic transmission devices$25
PondsNot previously approved or required for detention/retention. Need recommendation of SSWCD$25
Zoning verification letter / Documentation
$25/hr + copies
Zoning books / Comprehensive Plan
$20 / $5
Copies
$0.10 / page
PenaltyWork without permitFee x2