The Metro Office of Construction Review, a division of the Department of Codes & Regulations, will be increasing various permit fees effective July 1, 2018.

Building Permit Fees

Kentucky Building Code Occupancy type Fee per square foot Increase
Residential – 1 & 2 Family

$0.085

$0.01

Residential – Other

$0.14

$0.01

When calculating the amount of the building permit, the minimum permit fee is changing from $50 to $75.
Foundation Only Building Permit Fees

Fee

Increase

Residential – 1 & 2 Family

$75.00

$25.00

All Other

$125.00

$25.00

Electrical Permit Fees
The base fees for the following permits will change

Permit Type Base Fee Increase
Residential – 1 & 2 Family (new)

$175.00

$15.00

Residential – Condominium (new)

$125.00

$25.00

Commercial (new)

$75.00

$25.00

Rewire

$75.00

$25.00

Burnout

$75.00

$25.00

Temporary Pole

$75.00

$25.00

Additional/Re-inspection Fee

$40.00

$5.00

Other fee items such as amperes and sub panels will remain the current fees

Other Fee Changes

Permit Type Fee Increase
Wrecking Permit Type A (base fee)

$75.00

$25.00

Wrecking Permit Type B (base fee)

$100.00

$25.00

Wrecking Permit Type C (base fee)

$75.00

$25.00

Parking Lot (base fee)

$75.00

$25.00

Sign Permit (base fee)

$75.00

$25.00

Fireplace

$50.00

$15.00

Range Hood

$100.00

$25.00