Certificates of Occupancy

Residential Uses
Description
Fee Amount
Residential
$50.00 per unit. 
Mixed Use
$100.00 plus $50.00/unit over 2 dwelling units
Commercial
Description
Fee Amount
0-25,000 sq. ft.
$200.00
25,001-50.00 sq. ft.
$300.00
50,001 sq. ft. or more
$400.00
Zoning Board of Appeals
Application
Fee Amount Per Application
Area Variance Application
$100.00
Use Variance Application
$200.00
Special Use Permits
Application
Fee per Application
Special Use Permit
$150.00
Wireless Telecomm Facility
$5,000.00
Co-locations of Wireles Telecomm Facility
$2,500.00
Certificate of Zoning Compliance, Rebuild Letters, Letters requiring research
Fee Amount
$50.00

A Certificate of Occupancy is required for all buildings containing two or more dwelling units and all mixed occupancy (commercial/residential) uses when any of the following occur:

  • Transfer of title;
  • Execution or recording of a mortgage for a property without a valid Certificate of Occupancy;
  • Vacancy  or condemnation of one or more units for six months or more;
  • Change of use as set forth in § 125-26
  • Issuance of a building permit;
  • Expiration in five (5) years, revocation or other termination of an existing Certificate of Occupancy.

A Certificate of Occupancy is also required for any single family dwelling of new construction or one that has been vacant for six months or more.