Permit Prices

Updated January 4, 2019

Setback Certificate
 
$50.00
(or $1/$1000 value, if over $50,000)
Land Use
     New dwelling
            New Site
            Existing Site
     Additions to homes
     Decks/porches
     Handicap ramp only
     Commercial

 
$546.00
$500.00
$100.00
$  50.00
$    0.00
$300.00
Solar Development Fees
     
Large Solar Energy System >40  kw
      Small Solar Energy <= 40 kw


$500.00
$250.00
Sewer Permit
     Type 1: Mound, Trench, Upgrade
     Type 2: Holding Tank with O/P
     Type 3: Disturbed Soil with O/P, etc.
     Type 4: Requires an O/P
     Type 5: Engineered System
     County Supplied Service Provider
     Owner Install Surcharge in Addition to Septic Permit Fee

$400.00
$400.00
$400.00
$660.00
$660.00 
$200.00
$300.00

Conditional Use Permit
     Filing Fee
     Total

$600.00
$  46.00
$646.00

Variance Request
     Filing Fee
     Total

$500.00
$  46.00
$546.00

Rezoning Request
     Filing Fee per statute
     Total

$600.00
$  46.00
$646.00

Platting Request (Base fee) + $100/lot Preliminary
Final

$400.00
$400.00


Aggregate Removal

$300.00



Sign Permit

$100.00
Copies:  $.25 Sheet 
Zoning Ordinance Copy $35.00
 

Code Enforcement Administrative Penalties

       
First Notice
        Second Notice
        All subsequent notices double




No Penalty
$50.00
$1,600 max

 
Effective 2/14/89  
All buildings need a permit in Sibley County, but no fees are required on separate structures under 400 square feet.

Penalties
Effective 7/11/06
If construction is started before the permit issued, the following penalties will apply:

a.  If the cost of the improvement is less than $20,000, the increase in the permit fee will be $500 per permit.
b.  If the cost of the improvement is $20,000 or more, the increase in the permit fee will be $1,000 per permit.
c.  Applicants will provide documentation to support the cost determination.  If no documents or inadequate documents are provided, it will be presumed the cost of the improvement exceeded $20,000.