§ 131-13 - Fees and costs.

§ 131-13 - Fees and costs.

  1. An application for a subdivision shall not be considered complete unless it includes a filing fee of one hundred and forty dollars ($140), plus thirty dollars ($30) per lot over four (4) and thirty dollars ($30) per unit over one (1);. The applicant shall also submit a recording fee of thirty dollars ($30) per plan sheet to be recorded and fifteen dollars ($15) for each 8.5” by 11” page to be recorded.
  2. An Application for a boundary line adjustment shall not be considered complete unless it includes a filing fee of seventy dollars ($70). The applicant shall also submit a recording fee of thirty dollars ($30) per plan sheet to be recorded and fifteen dollars ($15) for each 8.5” by 11” page to be recorded. 
  3. All costs of notices, whether mailed, posted or published, shall be paid in advance by the applicant. Failure to pay costs shall constitute valid grounds for the Board to terminate further consideration and to disapprove the application without a public hearing. The notice cost shall be five dollars ($5) per abutter (or any other party notified) and thirty dollars ($30) for the published notice.
  4. A tax Map amendment fee of fifty dollars ($50) shall be assessed for each plan sheet to be used to amend the Town’s Tax Maps. Said fee to be paid by the applicant prior to final approval.
  5. Applications that require an engineering review shall be assessed a fee of forty eighty-five dollars ($4085) per hour. Said fee to be paid by the applicant prior to final approval. In the event that the Town Engineer is not available to review an application, said review shall be performed in accordance with §131-13.F.
  6. The Board may require special investigative studies, environmental assessments, a legal review of documents, administrative expenses and other matters necessary to make an informed decision. The cost of such studies and investigations shall be paid by the applicant prior to final approval or disapproval. The applicant shall submit funds based on the estimated costs to the Town prior to the Town procuring such studies and investigations. The individual or company engaged shall work for, and report directly to the Town. The individual or company chosen shall be agreeable to both the Town and applicant.
  7. When a completed application is submitted to the Town it will be reviewed by Planning Department Staff. Comments will be made in writing and forwarded to the applicant. If the plans are re-submitted by the applicant without addressing the original comments and requests or if design does not conform to the Town’s adopted standards the applicant will be charged an additional fee of thirty-five dollars ($35) per hour. Said fee to be paid by the applicant prior to final approval.
  8. A plan scanning fee of ten dollars ($10) per sheet shall be assessed to facilitate digitizing the final approved plans.
  9. A twenty-five dollar ($25) Land and Community Heritage Program (LCHIP) Surcharge Fee shall be assessed for any plans to be recorded. This fee shall be submitted in the form of a check payable to the Carroll County Registry of Deeds. 
Fees and costs.

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131-13