Fee Schedule

City of Pooler, Georgia                        
2020 Schedule of Fees                        
                                 
                                 
32 LICENSES AND PERMITS                      
                                 
  32.1000 BUSINESS LICENSES - Revenues collected from businesses for the issuance of licenses and permits by the City    
                                 
    32.1100  Alcoholic Beverage License Fees:                  
        Retail wine & beer or other malt beverages                           460.00
        Wholesale beer or other malt beverages                           935.00
        Retail liquor - sale by package only                             750.00
        Retail liquor - sale by drink only                         1,500.00
        Retail liquor - sale by package and drink                       2,000.00
        Wholesale liquor                             1,500.00
        Wholesale wine                                 150.00
        Transfer of license (change in management, not ownership)                           25.00
        Sunday Sales                                 150.00
                                 
    32.1100  Investigative fee for alcoholic beverage licenses                           20.00
                                 
    32.1200  Timber harvesting permit                                  50.00
                                 
    32.1900  Towing fees:                      
        Services provided by head-out wrecker service, not to exceed                         85.00
        Vehicle storage (provided by head-out wrecker service), per day                       15.00
                                 
  32.2000 NON-BUSINESS LICENSES AND PERMITS - revenues from all non-business licenses and permits levied according    
  to the benefits persumably conferred by the license or permit              
                                 
    32.2200  Plan Review Fee:                      
        Retrofitting/buildout commercial space                             150.00
        Residential                                   50.00
        Commercial                                 300.00
        Residential Re-Inspections                               45.00
        Commercial Re-Inspections                               50.00
                                 
    32.2200  Site plan review submittal fees:                  
        Site plan submittal fee                           1,000.00
        Site plan revision                                 300.00
        Re-approval of expired site/landscape plan                         150.00
                                 
    32.2200  Subdivisions:                      
        Minor subdivision:                    
          Preliminary plan                               150.00
          Final plat                                 150.00
        Major subdivision:                    
          Sketch plan                                 150.00
          Preliminary plan - plus $10.00 per lot                           250.00
          Final plat w/maintenance bond review                           200.00
          Final plat w/performance bond review                           250.00
        Five-acre tract subdivision:                  
          Final plat                                   75.00
        Revisions to recorded plat fees:                  
          Recombinations, combinations (includes recording one (1) mylar)                       75.00
          Additional mylars, per each                               25.00
                                 
    32.2200  Conditional Use Request (CUP):                  
        Includes one (1) sign                               150.00
        Amendment to conditions placed on CUP                           100.00
                                 
    32.2900  Cell Tower Submittal Fee:                    
        New structure (does not include cost for site plan or conditional use)                 3,500.00
        Replacement or co-location                             500.00
        Modification of existing cell tower                             500.00
                                 
    32.2900  Boring Fees:                      
        0' to 20'                             1,500.00
        20' to 50'                             2,500.00
                                 
    32.2900  Culvert permit                                   35.00
                                 
    32.2900  Demolition permit                                   50.00
                                 
    32.2900  Door-to-Door Solicitation; Base annual   fee                             200.00
       Per person/per day fee                                 50.00
                                 
    32.2900  Excavation permit                                   35.00
                                 
    32.2900  Sign permit                                     50.00
       Sign permit - special events                               50.00
                                 
    32.2900  Special Event Permit Fee                               300.00
                                 
    32.2900  Tire disposal fees:                      
        Passenger cars/light weight truck tires (off rim)                             3.00
        Passenger cars/light weight truck tires (on rim)                             5.00
        Heavy weight truck tires (off rim)                               15.00
        Heavy weight truck tires (on rim)                               25.00
                                 
    32.2900  Well permit:                      
        Shallow wells (less than 75 feet)                               35.00
        Deep wells (75 ft and over)                               65.00
                                 
  32.3000 REGULATORY FEES - revenues assessed by the City on businesses and occupations for which the City customarily  
  performs investigation or inspection.  The fee must be revenue-neutral and must approximate the reasonable cost of the  
  actual regulatory activity performed by the City.                  
                                 
    32.3100  Building Permit Fees:                      
        Single family residence - 2500 sq ft or less                           500.00
        Single family residence - 2501 sq ft - 5000 sq ft                         600.00
        Single family residence - 5001 sq. ft - 7500 sq ft                         700.00
        Single family residence - 7501 sq ft - 10,000 sq ft                         800.00
        Single family residence - 10,001 sq ft and over                         900.00
        Multi-family (per unit)                               500.00
                                 
        Commercial projects (i.e.,  pools, buildings) - by total valuation:          
                                 -                   999.00                               50.00
                     1,000.00  to          50,000.00                   50.00 (+ $10.00 for each add'l thousand or fraction thereof)  
                  50,001.00  to        100,000.00                 540.00 (+ $8.00 for each add'l thousand or fraction thereof)  
                100,001.00  to        500,000.00                 940.00 (+ $6.00 for each add'l thousand or fraction thereof)  
                500,001.00  and over               3,340.00 (+ $4.00 for each add'l thousand or fraction thereof)  
                                 
        Garages, storage building, residential additions (per inspection)                       35.00
                                 
    32.3100  Electrical (Commercial) Inspection Fees: (per site visit)                           50.00
       (Payable at end of project - prior to certificate of occupancy being issued)          
                                 
    32.3100  Mechanical (Commercial) Inspection Fees: (per site visit)                           50.00
       (Payable at end of project - prior to certificate of occupancy being issued)          
                                 
    32.3100  Plumbing Inspections (per site visit)                  
        Commercial                                   50.00
        Apartments, hotels, motels, per floor                               50.00
        Shopping centers with individual addresses, per unit                           50.00
        Payable at end of project - prior to certificate of occupancy being issued)          
                                 
    32.3100  Mobile home or construction trailer permit   fee                             65.00
                                 
    32.3100  Reinspection fees - commercial                               50.00
                                 
    32.3200  Live Entertainment Permit, per year                             100.00
                                 
    32.3900  Fence permit                                   35.00
                                 
    32.3900  LDA permit                                 150.00
       Per acre                                   40.00
                                 
    32.3900  Pool permits:                      
        Above ground                                   35.00
        Private pool - inground                               100.00
                                 
    32.3900  Variance request (includes one (1) sign)                             150.00
                                 
34 CHARGES FOR SERVICES                      
                                 
  34.1000 GENERAL GOVERNMENT - Fees collected relating to general government operations          
                                 
    34.1000  Copy fees: (per page)                                     0.10
                                 
    34.1000  Flood Maps:                      
        Small                                     5.00
        Large                                   10.00
                                 
    34.1000  Map amendment for PUD Master Plan   fees:                  
        Change in development standards, density, etc                         100.00
                                 
    34.1000  Map amendment petition:  Fees shall accompany   application              
        0 to 50,000 sq ft                                 200.00
        50,001 to 100,000 sq ft                               300.00
        100,001 to 200,000 sq ft                             350.00
        200,001 to 300,000 sq ft                             400.00
        300,001 sq ft and over                               450.00
        Amendments to conditions placed on map amendment                         150.00
                                 
    34.1000  Occupational tax administrative fee (non-refundable)                           25.00
                                 
    34.1000  Returned check charge                                 35.00
                                 
    34.1000  Zoning fees:                      
        Certification letter                                   25.00
                                 
    34.1000  Zoning maps:                      
        Small                                     5.00
        Large                                   10.00
                                 
    34.1000  Zoning text amendment                               150.00
                                 
  34.4000 UTILITIES / ENTERPRISE - Fees charged for City provided utility services, classified by type of utility      
                                 
    34.4100  Sanitation rates *                      
        Sanitation-only user deposit (renters)                               75.00
        Wheeled trash carts - non-refundable deposit, per cart                           75.00
        Residential trash service (includes one (1) recycling cart service), per month, one (1) trash cart                   21.49
        Residential trash service - additional trash cart, per month                           10.19
        Commercial trash service (carts), per month                           19.24
        Additional recycling cart - residential/commercial (with trash cart service) carts, non-refundable deposit, per cart               25.00
        Additional recycling service fee, per month/per cart                             7.91
        Re-delivery fee for repossessed carts                               50.00
                                 
    34.4210  Water rates:*                      
        Residential, single family dwelling units, condominiums, townhouses, apartments per unit, per month:    
        Base charge for first 2,000 gallons                                 9.86
        2,001 gallons to 8,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             2.59
        8,001 gallons to 14,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             4.10
        Over 14,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                                 7.78
                                 
      Commercial, per month:                    
        Base charge for first 5,000 gallons                               44.34
        5,001 gallons to 25,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             2.59
        25,001 gallons to 225,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             3.87
        Over 225,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                               7.78
                                 
      Hotels, motels, hospitals, nursing homes, per month, per room:              
        Base charge for first 1,000 gallons                                 3.11
        1,001 gallons to 2,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             2.59
        2,001 gallons to 5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             3.87
        Over 5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                                 7.78
                                 
      Senior citizens, per month:                    
        Base charge for first 2,000 gallons                                 7.03
        2,001 gallons to 8,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             1.91
        8,001 gallons to 14, 000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             2.84
        Over 14,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                                 5.71
                                 
      Multi-family on master meter, per unit, per month:              
        Base charge for first 2,000 gallons                                 9.86
        2,001 gallons to 8,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             2.59
        8,001 gallons to 14,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                             4.10
        Over 14,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                                 7.78
                                 
      Industrial:  Water rates same as commercial                
                                 
      Service call/disconnect/re-connect fee, requested by customer                           55.00
      Service call - more than one (1) hour, per 1/4 hour                           10.00
                                 
      Water:  Backflow preventer inspection fees: (Effective 8/20/12)              
        Up to 2", per device                                 75.00
        Up to 2", more than five (5) devices for same property, per device                       50.00
        Over 2", per device                                 100.00
        Re-test, if device fails and has to be repaired by certified plumber                       25.00
                                 
      Utility service rates: Updated 8-21-17                    
        Residential water service deposit (renters only) Amended 1-2015                     150.00
        Commercial water service deposit (renters only)                          300.00
        Water service fee - courtesy, three (3) days maximum, non-refundable                       50.00
        Penalty for non-payment for each meter scheduled for disconnection:                       50.00
                                 
      Hydrant meters, monthly fee                               44.34
      Per 1,000 gallons                                     2.80
      Charge for failure to bring meter in for reading                             50.00
                                 
      Swimming pool - fee for fire department to fill pools, plus charge for water used as stated above                   25.00
      Deposit                                 993.00
      Permit fee                                 120.00
                                 
    34.4255  Sewer rates *                      
        Residential, single family dwelling units, condominium, townhouses and apartments, per unit, per month:  
          Base charge                                   13.29
          Per 1,000 gallons                                   3.44
          Unmetered residences or residences on private waterwells, flat rate, per month                     28.15
        Commercial, per month                    
          Base charge                                   44.34
          0-5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                                 3.44
          Over 5,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                               3.83
        Hotels, motels, hospitals, nursing homes, per month, per room            
          Base charge                                     5.91
          First 3,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                               3.44
          Over 3,000 gallons, per 1,000 gallons                               3.83
        Multi-family on master meter                  
          Base charge, per unit                               13.29
          Per 1,000 gallons                                   3.44
        Senior Rate                      
          Base charge                                   11.25
          Per 1,000 gallons                                   2.68
                                 
        Industrial                      
        Domestic strength sewage - rate same as commercial              
        Industrial strength sewage - rates to be negotiated              
        Municipal - rates to be negotiated                  
                                 
        Septic tank companies - dumping fee, per 1000 gallons - effective 6-1-19                     150.00
        Reuse water, per 1000 gallons                                 0.75
                                 
    *2.5% increase effective every January 1st                  
                                 
  34.7000 CULTURE AND RECREATION                      
                                 
    34.7500  Recreation program fees:                    
        Youth Sports:                      
        Online Resident fee                                 40.00
        Walk-in Resident fee                                 45.00
        Online Non-Resident fee                               85.00
        Walk-in Non-Resident fee                               90.00
        Late registration fee                                 10.00
                                 
        Adult Sports:                      
        Basketball - Team Registration                             400.00
                                 
    34.7500  Gymnastics and   Tumbling:                    
        Online fee:                                   40.00
        Walk-in fee:                                   45.00
                                 
    34.7500  Dance:                      
        10 years old and under:                               50.00
        10 years old or older                                 60.00
                                 
    34.7800  Leisure Services - Senior Citizens:                  
        Membership fee - non Pooler/Bloomingdale residents - quarterly fee                       25.00
                                 
  34.9000 OTHER CHARGES FOR SERVICES NOT INCLUDED ABOVE              
                                 
    34.9100  Cemetery Fees:                      
        Burial, ashes                                   20.00
        Children                                   25.00
        All others                                   75.00
        Cost of lots (per space)                               250.00
                                 
    34.9900  Convenience Fee - online utility   payments                 3.50%
                                 
37 CONTRIBUTIONS AND DONATIONS FROM PRIVATE SOURCES                  
                                 
      Water meters:                      
        Three-fourths inch                                 517.00
        One inch                                 786.50
        One and one half inch                           1,287.00
        Two inch                             1,465.00
        Three inch                             1,715.00
        Four inch                             2,875.00
        Six inch                             4,985.00
        Eight inch                             7,985.00
        Ten inch                           10,235.00
                                 
      Water meters - Fire line:                    
        Four inch F2 compact                           6,600.00
        Six inch F2 compact                           8,800.00
        Eight inch F2 Fire Service                       13,255.00
        Ten inch F2 Fire line                         18,215.00
                                 
      MXU Radio Read Fee: per meter                              135.00
                                 
      Replace damaged MXU                               135.00
      (No charge for first device replacement)                  
                                 
      Water meter repair parts/repair fees:                  
        Dual check for 3/4" meter                               42.50
        Star 3/4"                                   27.50
        Iron lid for 3/4" box                                 24.50
        3/4" upper                                   68.00
        3/4" base                                   46.90
        3/4" meter                                 110.00
        3/4" box (includes brass and recessed lids)                         272.00
                                 
      Dual check for 1" meter                                 55.00
      Ball valve for 1" meter                                   77.50
      Star 1"                                   52.60
      Iron lid for 1"                                   31.75
      1" left side                                 106.00
      1" right side                                 106.00
      1" meter                                 177.50
      1" box (includes brass and recessed lids)                             474.00
                                 
      Tap-in fees - Sewer: (see table)                  
        Single family and multi-family residential, per unit                         500.00
        Commercial/industrial, plus $10.00 per 1,000 gallons of anticipated water use over 8,000 gallons per month             500.00
        Special commercial - hotels, motels, hospitals, nursing homes, plus $75.00 per room                 500.00
                                 
      Tap-in fees - Water (does not include cost of meter): (see table)              
        Three-fourths by five-eighths inch meter (single family residential)                     500.00
        One inch meter                                 500.00
        One and one-half inch meter or two inch meter, plus $150 per unit                     500.00
        Three inch meter, plus $150 per unit                         1,250.00
        Four inch meter, plus $150 per unit                         2,500.00
        Six inch meter, plus $150 per unit                         4,700.00
        Eight inch meter, plus $150 per unit                         5,800.00
        10-inch meter, plus $10.00 per 1,000 gallons of anticipated water use over 8,000 gallons, per month           6,900.00
                                 
      Hotels, motels, inns, initial connection expansion, plus $150 per room                 4,500.00
                                 
      Restaurants:                      
        Freestanding, plus $140 per seat                         2,500.00
        Hotel restaurant, per seat (excluding bar seats)                         125.00
                                 
      Service Stations:                      
        Service stations, with facilities                         2,500.00
        With car washing facilities                         4,500.00
        Car wash only                             4,000.00
                                 
      Office, retail, shops, other commercial establishments:              
        Three-fourths inch meter                             500.00
        One inch meter                                 500.00
        One and one-half inch meter or two inch meter, plus $150 per unit                     500.00
        Two inch meter - plus $10.00 per 1,000 gallons of anticipated water use over 8,000 gallons, per month               500.00
                                 
      Industrial:                      
        Three-fourths by five-eighths inch meter                             500.00
        One inch meter                                 500.00
        One and one-half inch meter or two inch meter                         500.00
        Three inch meter, plus $150 per unit                         1,250.00
        Four inch meter                             2,500.00
        Six inch meter                             4,700.00
        Eight inch meter, plus $10.00 per 1,000 gallons of anticipated water use over 8,000 gallons, per month           5,800.00
                                 
      Capital Cost Recovery Fees: (see table)                  
        1998 GEFA Loan (Savannah Quarters area South end of Pooler Parkway; per ERU               1,666.00
        1998 GEFA Loan (Somersby Subdivision); per ERU                         973.00
        1998 GEFA Loan (Jabot Tract, Harmony Townes, Harmony); per ERU                     800.00
        2003 GEFA Loan (Morgan Tract, Morgan Pines, Oglethorpe Square); per ERU                 3,400.00
        2005 GEFA Loan (JACP Properties & Capallo Family, Hunt Club); per ERU                 1,830.00
        2005 GEFA Loan (Morgan Lakes); per ERU                       1,780.00
                                 
      Capital Cost Recovery Fees (per ERU):                  
        City of Savannah                             1,415.00
          Godley Station area north end Pooler Pkwy              
          JACP Properties                    
          Capallo Family (Hunt Club)                  
          Morgan Lakes                      
          Savannah Quarters area south end of Pooler Pkwy              
                                 
        Wastewater treatment plant capital cost recovery fee (per gallon)                         6.40
                                 
38 MISCELLANEOUS REVENUE                      
                                 
  38.1000 RENTS AND ROYALITES - fees derived from the use by others of the City's tangible and intangible assets      
                                 
    38.1000  Picnic shelter rental (in Sangrena   Woods):                  
        Deposit - refundable once key is returned and no damage found                       50.00
        Rental fee (per day - Pooler Resident)                             200.00
        Rental fee (per day - Non  Resident)                             300.00
                                 
    38.1000  Recreation park rental fees:                  
        Complex @ 200 Preston Stokes Drive, per field, weekdays beginning 5:00 p.m. or later                   75.00
        Complex @ 200 Preston Stokes Drive, per field, Saturday/Sunday/weekdays prior to 5:00 p.m.                 150.00
        Complex @ 900 S. Rogers Street), per field, per day                         100.00
        Pitching machines, per machine, per day                             25.00
                                 
    38.1000  Standard Specifications CD                               75.00

 

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Date of Authorization: 2/13/08