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Fee Schedule

I. Planning Commission - Residential, Industrial, and Commercial Developments and Private Roads

These fees cover site plan review costs of Planning Commission and final approval of Board, including costs of meetings, publications and mailings.  Applications and pre-application conferencesmay also require an escrow deposit.  See current Escrow Policy.

  1. Application Fee – $300.00
    For Plat, Site Condominium, Planned Unit Development, and Manufactured Home Developments
  2. Private Road Approval Fee – $300.00
    Applies only when proposed road is not included as part of a project requiring an Application Fee.
  3. Special Use Permits – $300.00
    See Section VI. and VII. for Permits not needing Planning Commission review
  4. Re-Zoning Requests – $300.00
  5. Special Meetings – Applicant to pay a fee equal to the cost incurred, to cover items such as, but not limited to, commissioner/trustee per diems, notice publication, and recorder fees.
  6. Site Plan Reviews – needing no Public Hearing – $150.00
II. Zoning Board of Appeals - Application for Variances and Appeals
  1. Application for an Appeal – $300
    1. Includes applicant’s appearance at special meeting
    2. Notice publication and mailing costs for hearing.
  2. Interpretations of Ordinance at Special Meeting – $200
III. Township Office Services and Publications
  1. Ordinance on paper – $15 plus mailing costs  (free on web site)
  2. Ordinance on diskette – $2 plus mailing cost
  3. Comprehensive Plan – $20 plus mailing costs
  4. Zoning Maps – $5 plus mailing costs
  5. Voter registration list on disk or paper – $25, plus mailing costs. 
  6. Copying – .25/page – No Charge to residents up to 10 pages
  7. Fax (incoming and outgoing local calls) – $1
  8. FOIA request  – see FOIA application form
IV. Split Administration
  1. Split Application Fee – $25 per resulting parcel
V. Cemetery
  1. Purchase of Burial Space
    1. Vergennes residents – $30
    2. Non-residents – $500
    3. Transfer from owner to qualified assignee – $10
  2. Grave Openings
    1. Vault – $350
    2. Cremains – $150
  3. Other cemetery related fees are on file with the Clerk.
VI. Zoning Administration
  1. Sign permits – As stipulated in Section 201.403D – $25
  2. Zoning compliance permits – $25
    1. Home Occupations
    2. Home Based Businesses
    3. Rental Storage                                     
    4. Agriculture Buildings
    5. River access docks, stairs, boardwalks
    6. Residential Animal Permit
    7. Cell Antenna Co-location
VII. Township Board
  1. Special Use Permits (needing Board approval only) – $150
    1. Temporary Residence
    2. Accessory Dwelling
    3. Public Utility, Essential Services Buildings
    4. Other Miscellaneous SUP’s as presented to the Board