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File #: Ord 23-10    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/18/2023
Title: Amending Chapter 33.06 and 33.07 of the Legislative Code pertaining to Establishment of Fees for Certificate of Compliance and Fence Requirements.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Ward - all
Title
Amending Chapter 33.06 and 33.07 of the Legislative Code pertaining to Establishment of Fees for Certificate of Compliance and Fence Requirements.
Body
SECTION 1

WHEREAS, in support of Mayor Carter’s 2023 budget, the Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) seeks to increase certificate of compliance and fence requirement fees, as detailed in Chapter 33.06 and 33.07 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code, by 8%; and

WHEREAS, the fee increases proposed more accurately reflect the cost of providing permits and related services; and

WHEREAS, DSI continues to experience substantial growth in personnel costs such as health care and wages; and

WHEREAS, General Fund pressures create the need to decrease the gap between permit fee revenue and program expenses.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:

SECTION 2

Section 33.06 and 33.07 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code are hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 33.06. - Certificate of compliance.

(a) The building official may issue a certificate of compliance for any building or structure in Group R-3 or M occupancies when it is determined that such building or structure complies with the provisions of chapter 34 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code. The fee required for inspection of the property and issuance of a certificate of compliance shall be five hundred dollars ($500.00) five hundred forty dollars ($540.00) for a single-family dwelling and six hundred twenty-seven dollars ($627.00) six hundred seventy-eight dollars ($678.00) for a two-family dwelling and shall be paid upon application for a code compliance inspection. In the case of vacant total remodel compliance, the fee shall be one hundred forty-one dollars ($141.00) one hundred fifty-two dollars ($152.00) for single-family dwelling and one hundred sixty-three dollars ($163.00) one hundred seventy-six dollars ($176.00) for a two-family dwelling. For vacant total ...

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