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Fees and Charges

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Fee Detail

Fee ID: 3106 Category: Building Permit Fees Fee Name: Administrative Processing Fee Description (Short): The administrative processing fee is used to recover the cost of staff time to process, review, or inspect a building permit project. Description (Long):

This fee was formerly the Staff Hourly –Technician fee (A.K.A. Technician fee). The fee was changed in name alone in 2013. Administrative processing fees charged hourly, apply to all permits where staff time not covered by another fee item is expended.  Other fee rates dedicated to the recovery of staff time include the plan review hourly rate, and the inspector hourly rate.

Contact Information: EzPermit@cityofsacramento.org Ordinance Information: Resolution 2013-0253
Fee Amount: $ 152 per hour Fee Purpose: To recover the cost of staff time Fee Calculation Type: Hourly Calculation Note: Permits that have a project valuation of less than $7,000 or that are minor in nature are not assessed an Administrative Processing Fee. Fee Type: Other Attachment: