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Schedule of Fees

 

Residential Construction
New Construction: (New Fee Effective January 1, 2016)
Estimated Construction Valuation ($) Permit Cost
$1,001 to 50, 000           33.00 plus $1.81 per $1,000 or part thereof 
$50,001 to $100,000 $121.69 for the first $50,000 plus $1.42 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $100,000          
$100,001 to $500,000 $192.69 for the first $100,000 plus $1.03 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $500,000          
$500,001 and up           $604.69 for the first $500,000 plus $0.65 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof
Minimum Fee: $33.00
Re-inspection Fees: $30.00

 

Commercial, Non-Residential and Industrial Construction
New Construction, Alterations, Additions and Repairs: (New Fee Effective January 1, 2016)
Estimated Construction Valuation ($) Permit Cost
$1,001 to 50, 000 $33.00 plus $4.29 per $1,000 or part thereof
$50,001 to $100,000 $243.21 for the first $50,000 plus $3.38 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $100,000
$100,001 to $500,000 $412.21 for the first $100,000 plus $2.60 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $500,000
$500,001 and up $1,452.21 for the first $500,000 plus $1.80 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof
Minimum Fee: $33.00
Re-inspection Fees: $30.00
Plan Check Fee: 25% of calculated permit fee

 

Residential Alteration, Additions, Repairs and Swimming Pools
Alteration, additions, repairs and swimming pools: (New Fee Effective January 1, 2016)
Estimated Construction Valuation ($) Permit Cost
$1,001 to 50, 000 $33.00 plus $2.57 per $1,000 or part thereof
$50,001 to $100,000 $158.93 for the first $50,000 plus $2.03 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $100,000
$100,001 to $500,000 $260.43 for the first $100,000 plus $1.49 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof to and including $500,000
$500,001 and up $856.43 for the first $500,000 plus $0.95 for each additional $1,000 or part thereof
Minimum Fee: $33.00
Re-inspection Fees: $30.00

 

Cooling and Heating Systems
New heating, ventilation, duct work, air-conditioning, refrigeration systems: $30.00 plus $3.50 for each additional $1,000.00 of valuation, or fraction thereof.
Repairs, alterations and additions: $30.00 plus $3.50 for each $1,000.00 of valuation, or fraction thereof.
Mechanical Commercial Hood: $30.00
Re-inspection Fees: $30.00

 

Plumbing Permits
$6.00 each fixture
•Water Closet •Sink •Lavatory or Basin •Laundry or Wash Tray
•Bathtub •Shower •Grease Trap •Drinking Fountain
•Urinal •Floor Drain •Beer or Soda Bar •Fixed Washing Machine
•Wall Heater •Sewer Service •Water Service
Gas Openings: $ 20.00 for the first 10 openings
$ 0.50 each additional opening
Boiler $ 30.00
Gas Meters (additional) $ 15.00 each
Sand Trap $ 30.00
Temporary Service $ 30.00
Yard Sprinkler $ 50.00
Out of City Minimum Permit $ 40.00
In City Minimum Permit $ 30.00
Re-inspection Fee: $ 30.00

 

Electrical Permits
Circuits: $ 4.00 for the first 3 circuits
$ 1.75 each additional opening
Switches, Base Plugs, and Fixtures (totaled together:) $ 4.00 for the first 5; $0.35 each additional
Dryer $ 3.50
Electrical Water Heater $ 3.50
Heating Unit $ 3.50
Motor (1/2 HP to 5 HP) $ 3.50
Motor (over 5 HP) $ 12.00
Range $ 3.50
Sanding Machine $ 3.50
Saw Service $ 30.00
Sign $ 30.00
Smoke Detector $ 3.50
Swimming Pool $ 30.00
Temporary Service $ 30.00

 

New Service or Service Change
0 to 200 amps $ 30.00
201 to 300 amps $ 35.00
301 to 600 amps $ 50.00
601 to 800 amps $ 70.00
801 to 1,000 amps $ 85.00
1,001 and over $115.00

 

Electrical Licenses and Registration

The City of Tyler requires all electricians performing work in Tyler to be licensed by the State of Texas. We no longer issue city licenses, but registration is required. A state Electrical Contractor's License is necessary. There is a $50.00 registration fee for Electrical Contractors.

 

Sign Permits

Type

Size

Fee

Wall Sign / Façade Sign Less than 50 square feet
More than 50 square feet
$ 35.00
$ 60.00
Awning Sign Less than 50 square feet
Less than 50 square feet
$ 60.00
$ 80.00
Projection Sign Under 50 square feet $ 60.00
Freestanding / Monument Sign
Less than 50 square feet
More than 50 square feet
$ 60.00
$ 80.00
Electronic Message Center             $150.00

Directional Sign

$ 35.00
Neo, Argon, or Other Gas Tubing on any Building $ 70.00
Billboard
Single face
Double face
$150.00
$300.00
   

 

Sign Erectors Licenses
Sign Contractor's Registration $ 50.00
Sign Bond ($5,000.00 bond to be furnished to the City each year or a continuation certificate from a bonding company, bond to expire December 31st each year, same as the license).
If sign is illuminated, work must be performed by an electrician licensed by the State of Texas for sign work.

 

Demolition Permits
Residential: $ 30.00
Residential Accessory Buildings: $ 30.00
Commercial or Industrial: $ 60.00 for first 2,000 square feet of building plus
$ 2.50 for each additional 100 square foot
All demolition permits require a bond furnished to the City of Tyler
Residential Bond:
Less than 500 square feet $100.00
501 to 750 square feet $150.00
751 to 1,000 square feet $200.00
More than 1,001 square feet $300.00
Commercial Bond:
Less than 1,200 square feet $1,000.00
More than 1,200 square feet $2,000.00
House Moving Permits
Less than 500 square feet $ 75.00
501 to 750 square feet $ 85.00
751 to 1,000 square feet $100.00
More than 1,001 square feet $150.00
House Mover Registration
House Mover Registration $ 50.00
House Mover Bond See State requirements
All moving permits require a five thousand dollars ($5,000) bond furnished to the City of Tyler.
See City of Tyler, Texas Code of Ordinances for more information.
Miscellaneous Permits
Carnival $150.00
Certificate of Occupancy $ 80.00
Clean and Show $ 30.00
Circus $150.00
Construction Noise Exemption $ 30.00
Driveway Permit (Commercial) $ 30.00
Driveway Permit (Residential) $ 30.00
Floodplain Development Permit $ 30.00
Grading Permit (Commercial) $ 30.00
Grading Permit (Residential) $ 30.00
Mobile Home $ 30.00
Parking Lot $ 2.50 for each $1,000.00 valuation
Passenger Elevators (each unit) $ 50.00
Satellite Dish $ 25.00
Temporary Sign/Banner Permit $ 10.00
Temporary Use Permit $ 35.00
Transient Vendor Permit $150.00

 

 
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