The fees listed below are basic charges for development application submittal and are provided as a reference guide only. All fees are subject to change. 

Other development fees may apply.  Call the Planning Division at (651) 675-5685 for more information.

  PLANNING FEES 2022   

Preliminary Subdivision Application Fee $500.00 plus $2,500.00 single family, 10 acres, $5,000 single family > 10 acres, $4500.00 Commercial, Industrial, Townhomes and Multiples < 20 acres, $9000.00 Commercial, Industrial, Townhomes and Multiples > 20 acres

Final Plat $ 350 plus $1000 Escrow

Final Subdivision $ 350.00 plus Escrow $ 2,000 1-3 Lots and $ 4,000 for 4 or more lots

Extension for recording $ 75.00

Preliminary Planned Development $ 500.00 plus same escrow as a Preliminary Subdivision

Final Planned Development $ 500.00 plus $ 3000 escrow

Comp. Guide Plan Amendment $ 500 plus escrow the same as Preliminary Subdivision

Comprehensive Plan Concept Review   $150 plus $1500 Escrow

Rezoning $ 500.00 plus escrow $1500

PD Amendment $ 350.00 plus $ 1500 escrow (when separate from rezoning)

Interim Use Permit $ 500.00 plus escrow Residential ($500) Commercial ($1500)

Conditional Use Permit $ 500.00 plus escrow Residential ($500) Commercial ($1500)

Shoreland Conditional Use Permit $ 500.00 plus escrow Residential ($1500) Commercial ($1500)

Please note: On Conditional Use, Rezoning, and Interim Use & Variance - escrows are not required if a subdivision escrow has been collected as part of the same application.

Variance Residential $ 400.00 plus $400 Flat Escrow, 2 or more $650 Flat Escrow
Non-residential $ 500.00 plus $1000 Escrow
Public Notice mailing labels $ 1.50 per mailing address (350’ boundary from subject property/residential only)
Duplex lot split $ 50.00 No Escrow-only goes to City Council

Sign Permit $ 2.50 per square foot (minimum of $60.00)

Pylon Sign Footings Inspection Permit (in Addition to sign permit fee) $135.00

Sign Permit – investigation fee (applies when work commences before permit issuance) Double sign permit fee

Temporary Sign Permit (up to 10 days in a 60 day period) $ 25.00
*Note: Emailed sign permits will require an additional printing fee of .25 per page

Zoning Maps and Comprehensive Guide Plan Maps 15 X 22 $ 5.00

Site Plan Review $ 500.00

Street Name Change Application $ 100.00 plus out-of-pocket City expense

Zoning letter
Standard $ 100.00
Specialty Based on staff rates (see escrow deposit agreement)
Research of City records (beyond readily available material) Based on staff rates (please see escrow deposit agreement or City Fee Schedule) ½ hour minimum

Parkland Dedication

  Single Family                                                                $ 4,026.00 per unit

  Duplex                                                                           $ 3,8911.00 per unit

  Townhouse/Quad                                                           $ 4,129.00 per unit

  Apartments/Multiple                                                      $ 3,834.00 per unit

  Commercial (post-1/1/83)                                             $ 1,057..00 per 1,000 ft2 of bldg

  Industrial (post-1/1/83)                                                 $ 287.00 per 1,000 ft2 of bldg

  Commercial/Industrial (pre-1/1/83)                             $ 2,947.00 per net acre

Trail Dedication 

  Commercial/Industrial                                                  $ 1,451.00 per net acre

  Residential                                                                      $ 287.00 per unit

Water Quality Dedication
Water quality dedication fee is equal to the sum of: (1) the cost of the area of a water quality treatment pond using the per-acre land values below; and (2) the cost of the volume of that pond using the excavation rate below. Dedication fees apply in lieu of or in addition to construction or use of an actual treatment pond.

Per-acre land values:
Single-family $ 91,595.00
Duplex $ 90,158.00
Townhome $ 151,378.00
Apartments, Schools & Churches $ 160,627.00
Commercial $ 103,390.00
Industrial $ 88,680.00
Excavation rate $ 16.00 per yard

Tree mitigation/replacement (Refer to City Code section 11.10, Subd. 15.1 for calculation)
Individual trees $ 200.00 per diameter inch
Woodland areas $ 2.00 per sq ft of woodland