Building Fee Schedule

CITY OF LEESBURG
BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE
Effective: October 1, 2019

When calculating permit fees, include 1.5% for BCA Surcharge/Recovery and 1.0% for DBPR Surcharge.
These fees will be added to the cost for each permit type
If the 1.5% or 1% surcharge is less than $2.00, the minimum charge of $2.00 will be added to each permit type.

 Adminstrative Cost  Permit Fees
Change of Primary Contractor  $37.50
Change of Subcontractor $22.50
Modification of plans at any time after initial submittal per trade (minor)  $37.50
Approve or Re-Stamp Construction Plans after permit issuance  $37.50
Pre-Power Approval forms for 1st 60 days $45.00 
Temporary / Conditional Certificate of Occupancy  $82.50
Replace Building Permit Card $5.00
Extension of Permit (only one 90-day extension may be granted) Greater of 10% of original permit fee or $100.00
Change of Use/Occupancy (inspection required)  $112.50
Special Inspections - After Hours - Monday - Friday (min 2 hours)  $57.00 per hour
Special Inspections - After Hours - Weekends / Holidays (min. 2 hours) $113.00 per hour
Partial Inspections (base fee includes 1 inspection)  $37.50
Re-inspection $37.50
Plan Review Fee – Residential $150 flat fee 
Plan Review Fee – Commercial  25% of Permit


 Commercial Permits  Permit Fees
   Square Footage Rate (Under Roof)
Building  $0.68 per square foot $135.00 minimum
All alterations/renovations and shell  

1/2 of the commercial sq ft rate $135.00 minimum

Warehouses (does not include mini-warehouses)  

1/2 of the commercial sq ft rate $135.00 minimum

Marine  $0.12 per square foot; $67.50 minimum
Foundations (including plumbing); shell is still 1/2 square foot rate  $0.9 per sq ft; $135.00 min
Roofing - Commercial  $0.03 per sq ft; $135.00 min

RESIDENTIAL PERMITS
(1 and 2 family dwellings and townhomes)
 PERMIT FEE
   Square Footage Rate (Under Roof)
Building  $0.41 per square foot; $67.50 minimum
All Alterations/Renovations and Shell  

1/2 of the residential sq ft rate
$67.50 minimum

Roofing - Residential $0.03 per sq ft; $90.00 min 
Solar - Residential $67.50 
 
Sign Permits Permit Fee
Sign Permit: For Issuing Each Permit  $67.50
Sign With Electric $90.00 
Wall Hung Signs - per sq ft / per side  $0.23
Free Standing Signs - per sq ft / per side   $0.36
Mobile Home Permits  Permit Fee
Manufactured Homes Permit Fees - includes set up, elec, plumb and mechanical $270.00 
Modular Home / Modular Buildings, DCA approved same as manufactured home 
Fees for additions to manufactured homes shall be calculated the same as building permit fee/aluminum  permit fee  
 
 Trade Permits
Permit Fee
Minimum for all trade permits
 Res. $67.50; Comm. $90.00
Mechanical (per mechanical system)
$0.05 per sq ft 
Mechanical - warehouse
1/2 Mechanical Rate 
Electrical (per service equipment)
 $0.05 per sq ft
Electrical - warehouse
 1/2 Electrical Rate
Plumbing
 $0.05 per sq ft
Plumbing - warehouse
1/2 Plumbing Rate 
Gas Piping / Fixtures
 $0.05 per sq ft
Mechanical Hood
 $135.00
Solar
 Res. $67.50

Miscelleanous Permits Permit Fee
Pool enclosures without slab / foundation 1/2 aluminum rate; $67.50 minimum 
Pool enclosures with slab / foundation  1/2 aluminum rate; $75.00 minimum
Fence (does not include utility structures) $45.00 
Tent  $67.50
Aluminum Construction without slab / foundation  $0.14 per sq ft; $67.50 minimum
Aluminum Construction with slab / foundation  $0.23 per sq st; $90.00 minimum
Preliminary Inspection Prior to the moving or setup of any building or structure $90.00 
Demolition - Any Building or Structure or Interior  $99.00

Swimming Pool Permits  Permit Fees
Spa $90.00 
Private above ground swimming pools  $90.00
Private in ground swimming pools  $225.00
Commercial Swimming Pools $315.00 

Permit RenewalsPermit Renewal Fee 
NOTE: When renewing a building permit, the following percentages shall be used for purposes of calculating the fee (the percentage represents the work completed). Does not include electrical
If first inspection was never made, renewal must be at full current value 100% 
Slab inspection approved and slab poured 80% 
Lintel Inspection Approved 60% 
Framing and Rough In inspections approved 40% 
Insulation inspection approved  20%
Final inspections only  10%
Electrical, plumbing, fire, gas and mechanical permit renewal fees Minimum Permit Fee for each 
 Working without Permits  Fee Imposed
If any person commences work on a building or structure before obtaining necessary permits, they shall be subject to a penalty as specified.

$150.00 or double the permit fee
Whichever is greater

 

Revised 10/1/2019