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The City of Arkansas City strives to provide a high quality of life for its citizens by furnishing a variety of efficient services in a professional, courteous manner.

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Permit Fees

All new building, remodeling and demolitions need to have permits and will need to be inspected upon completion for code compliance for the safety of our residents.  Residents and Contractors will need to fill out an application for a permit or come by the Public Works office on the 2nd Floor of City Hall to apply for the permits. 

NOTE: If Valuation is listed as the fee, refer to the appropriate Construction Permit Fee Schedule.

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Permit applications can be brought to the Neighborhood Services Office, emailed or faxed.
Email: twatts@arkansascityks.gov
Fax: 620-441-4403

BUILDING PERMIT FEES

Structure moving

$250.00

Reroofing (1 square or more)

Valuation

Driveway Permit fee

$35.00

Re-Inspection Fee

$50.00

Investigation Fee

$100.00

After Hours Inspection

$70.00/hour

Plan Review

 

   Of Permit Fee or Actual Cost

Value X 0.65

Failure to Apply for a Permit

Equal to Permit X2

RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FEES

(Estimated Building Valuation)

FROM

TO

Permit Cost

$1

$10,000

$25.00

$10,001

$20,000

$30.00

$20,001

$30,000

$50.00

$30,001

$40,000

$70.00

$40,001

$50,000

$90.00

$50,001

$70,000

$110.00

$70,001

$95,000

$155.00

$95,001

$125,000

$220.00

$125,001

And over

Value X .002

COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION PERMIT FEES

(Estimated Building Valuation)

FROM

TO

Permit Cost

$1

$10,000

$30.00

$10,001

$20,000

$45.00

$20,001

$30,000

$75.00

$30,001

$40,000

$100.00

$40,001

$50,000

$130.00

$50,001

$60,000

$160.00

$60,001

$70,000

$190.00

$70,001

$80,000

$220.00

$80,001

$90,000

$250.00

$90,001

$100,000

$275.00

$100,001

$125,000

$375.00

$125,001

And over

Value X .003

DEMOLITION PERMIT FEES

(Estimated Building Valuation)

FROM

TO

Permit Cost

$1

$2,000

$30.00

$2,001

$10,000

$60.00

$10,001

$100,000

$100.00

$100,001

And over

$150.00

ELECTRICAL PERMIT FEES

Temporary Construction Pole

Based on Valuation

Electrical Inspection

Based on Valuation

New Construction or Remodel

Based on Valuation

PLUMBING PERMIT FEES

Plumbing Inspection

$25.00

Each fixture/Sewer Line Replacement/Sewer Line Repair/Water Line Replacement

Based on Valuation

Water Heater Replacement

$25.00

Septic System Inspection

$100.00

Sewer Tap & Service Line

$90.00+ costs

Gas Pressure Test

$25.00

Mortgage Septic Inspection (existing tanks) $50.00

MECHANICAL PERMIT FEES

Mechanical Inspection

Based on Valuation