Planning and Zoning Fee Schedule - 2024

Compost and Recycling Facility Fee Schedule


Appointment Needed

Television (Flat screen 32" & Tube 19" and larger)$20per unit
Television (Flat screen 30" & Tube 18" and smaller)$10per unit
Computers (CPU, Monitor, Keyboard, Mouse)$20per unit
Computer Monitor$5per unit
Computer Printer$5per unit
Residential appliances$20per unit
Ammonia Refrigerator (Under 4' in height)$150per unit 
Ammonia Refrigerator (Over 4' in height)$300per unit
Residential Dehumidifier$10per unit
Countertop Microwaves$10per unit
Residential air conditioner$20per unit
Tires: car, light truck, suv 21" & under$5per tire
Tires: larger trucks 22" & larger$15per tire
Tires: tractor$50per tire
Ballasts (PCB only)$2per pound
Fluorescent lamps$1per lamp (first 4 are free, $1 per lamp after)
AntifreezeNo Chargefree
Oil filtersNo Chargefree
Used oilNo Chargefree
AerosolsNo Chargefree
Paint: oil based, latex, varnish, stainNo Chargefree
Solvent, flammable liquidsNo Chargefree
Paint related items/blacktopNo Chargefree
Sealers/glues/adhesivesNo Chargefree
Pesticides/herbicides: liquid or solidNo Chargefree
Acids/causticsNo Chargefree
Batteries: C/T, RV, Rechargeable, etc.No Chargefree
Sharps/lancetsNo Charge Free
Propane cylinders: 1 lb.
Propane cylinders: all sizes other than 1 lb
No Charge

Drain Fee for Small Engines/Lawnmowers if undrained$10per engine
Used Cooking Oil/GreaseNo Charge

Aluminum/tin (cans)/scrap metalNo Chargefree
Plastics/glass: clear, brown, greenNo Chargefree
Corrugated/newspaper/magazinesNo Chargefree
Child car seatsNo Chargefree
Christmas string lightsNo Chargefree
Clean white rigid foamNo Chargefree
Yard waste/brushNo Chargefree

Items Not Accepted

Stumps, Root Balls, Stumps with Root Balls

Business or commercial wastes

Mattresses, box springs, or furniture

Carpet or padding

Construction lumber of any type

Railroad ties or landscaping material

#6 or unmarked plastics

Foam packing peanuts

Dirty, greasy or soiled corrugated cardboard

Dirty, greasy or soiled corrugated cardboard

 Planning and Zoning Fee Schedule

Building PermitsCostDescription 
Residential Construction

    Dwellings, additions, decks, storage structures, etc.
Fee schedule extracted from 1997 UBC and MN Rule 1301
    Plan review fee65%of building permit fee
Commercial Construction

    Commercial building/construction
Fee schedule extracted from 1997 UBC and MN Rule 1301
    Plan review fee65%of building permit fee
Fixed Fees

    Temporary mobile home$400
    Fire repair$400
    Mechanical (new or replacement)$70
    Fireplace (new or replacement)$70
    New plumbing in existing building$70
    Basement finish on existing house$100
    Building Remodel$100
    Window/Door replacement$70
    Foundation Repair$70
State Surcharge

    Fixed fees$1
    All other residential/commercial construction
Per state building code Sect. 326B.149
Agricultural Buildings

    Grain bins$25
    All other agricultural buildings$100
Land Alteration

    Over 500 cubic yards (Hearing required)$500
    50 to 500 cubic yards (Shoreland - Hearing required)$500
    10 to 50 cubic yards in Shoreland$300
Accessory Structures

    Building Permit
Fee schedule extracted from 1997 UBC and MN Rule 1301
    Plan review fee65%of building permit fee
Fixed Fees

    Retaining wall over 4 ft. in height$50
    Fences over 7 ft. in height$50
    Pools over 5,000 gal. capacity$100
    Non-commercial sign$50
    Non-Commercial Solar/Cell Towers/Windmills$100
  • Building values shall be based on current building valuation data from the Department of Labor and Industry.
  • All fees may incur an additional charge when construction has begun before a permit has been issued, but limited to double the standard fee.
Septic SystemsCostDescription 
    Holding tanks$200        
    Standard system$400
    Performance system$600
    System repair$300
  • Other than holding tanks, septic system fees shall be reduced by $200 if a variance hearing was required solely for the installation of the septic and a variance was granted.
Public HearingsCostDescription
Planning Commission

    Mineral extraction/mining$900
    Rezoning/Text Amendment$600
    Unplatted subdivision$600
    Simple plats$600up to 3 lots and do no include a road
    PUD and Standard Plats$900
    1 per 40 Cluster$450
    Homestead Business$450
    Home Occupation$350
    Non-Commercial Contractor's Yard                     $450
    Farm Accessory Mobile$400
    Solar Farm $900
    All Other Planning Commission Hearings$450
    Other/Miscellaneous hearing$450
    Move-in Structure$450
    Existing CUP/IUP/Amendment/Renewal$350
    Final plat approval$400plus $75 per lot
Board of Adjustment

    Lot Line Adjustment$300
    Temporary Mobile Home$250
  • Hearing fees before either Board will be doubled when application is made after action requiring a hearing has already begun.
  • A continuation fee of $50 may be required when the complex nature of any matter or lack of adequate preparation by an applicant requires a continuation. 
  • When an application includes both Rezoning and a Conditional Use Permit for Subdivision Approval, the total fee will be reduced by $50.
Other Fees and ServicesCostDescription 
911 Addressing

    New structure
No charge with building permit                    
    Other addressing$25
Other Fees/Services

    Deed restriction/administrative order$100
    Miscellaneous site inspection$50
    Miscellaneous permit$100
    Miscellaneous services/research$50per hour (1 hour minimum)
    Land use/zoning review$50per hour (1 hour minimum)
    Land use permit$50
    Water test$25
    Land use plan or zoning ordinance$30each
    Septic Loan Application Fee$30
Per State, County, and Administration Policies
    EAW/EIS review$500plus $50 per hour over 10 hours
    Point of sale document reviewNo Charge
Solid Waste Hauler License Fees
per business
per truck (in addition to Business Hauler License fee)
Reasonable Accommodations Determination$400Fee charged in relation to the Determination for Reasonable Accommodation, as established by the Reasonable Accommodations Policy.