Building Permit Fees
The following information is provided in the City of Valparaiso Code of Ordinances, 150.05 - Building Permit Fee Schedule.
Fees will be assessed based on the current building value data (BVD) as provided by the International Code Council. The permit fee is established by using the BVD table and a permit fee multiplier. The permit fee multiplier is based on the total new construction value within this jurisdiction for the past year.
|Multi-family dwellings (per building)||$100 plus $25/Unit|
|Commercial / industrial||$200|
|Missed inspection fee||$100|
|Weekend/After Hours fee||$50|
|Additional Inspections fee||$25/inspection|
|No permit penalty||50% of permit cost|
|Certificate of occupancy||$25|
|Temporary certificate of occupancy||$25|
|Foundation release permits||$25|
Electrical Upgrade Permit
|Up to 200 amps||$35|
|More than 200 amps||$55|
This includes all remodels, alterations, and miscellaneous construction including but not limited to decks, porches, pools, signs, and fences. The permit fee is based on the cost of the project.
- $5 / $1,000 for first $10,000
- $3 / $1,000 for $10,000 or more
- 10% of permit fee
- $25 minimum and $175 maximum