Building Fees


Contractor/Inspector Registration

Required forFee
All contractors who are required to be registered with the City pursuant to Section 3.10 of the Allen Land Development Code and/or Chapter 4 of the Code of Ordinances$50 annually, paid in addition to other provisions and required fees


Re-Inspection and After-Hours

Re-Inspection TypeFee
1st Re-Inspection$75
2nd Re-Inspection$100
3rd Re-Inspection$125
After-Hours Fee$75 per hour (2-hour minimum)
Inspections (no fee otherwise specified)$75 per hour
Use of Outside Consultants for plan checking and/or inspectionsActual cost


New Construction: Single-Family, Duplex and Townhome

StructureFee
Residential Single-Family, Duplex and Townhome$0.55 per square foot plus $0.15 per square foot for plan review
Residential Addition and Accessory Structures in excess of 400 square feet$0.55 per square foot plus $0.15 per square foot for plan review


New Construction and Alteration/Modification: Multifamily and Commercial

Structure/ModificationFee
Multifamily$450 per unit plus 25% plan review fee
Commercial New Construction, Finish Out and Shell BuildingFee Table 1 plus 25% plan review fee
Commercial AdditionFee Table 1 plus 25% plan review fee
Commercial Plans Revisions$75 for first page and $15 for each additional page
Commercial Early Plan Review (prior to issuance of Development Permit)Plan Review Fee Above plus surcharge of the greater amount of 10% of plan review fee or $500
Commercial Foundation Only PermitPlan Review Fee Above plus surcharge of the greater amount of 10% of plan review fee or $500
Commercial/Multifamily Alteration/ModificationFee Table 1 plus 25% plan review fee
Landscape Irrigation$10 per zone (minimum $75; maximum $500)


Alteration/Minor Modification: Single-Family, Duplex and Townhome

Alteration/ModificationFee
Solar Panel/Cells$300
Over-the-Counter Permits (includes electrical, mechanical and plumbing trades)$75
Arbor, Patio or Carport$200
Fireplace, Fire Pit or Grill$90
Miscellaneous$50
Outdoor Kitchen$300
Retaining Wall$150
Storm Shelter$100
Complete HVAC System$175
Demolition$75
Foundation Repair$75
Water Heater$75
Moving of Structure$75
Re-Roofing$150
Screening Wall$75
Swimming Pool (in-ground)$225
Swimming Pool (above-ground)$75
Spa Only (no swimming pool)$75
Fence$75
Temporary Building$75
Landscape Irrigation$75
Accessory Structure (120-200 square feet)$75
Accessory Structure (201-400 square feet)$125


Single-Fee Items

ItemFee
Certificate of Occupancy$125
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy$200
Duplicate Permit$5


Land Development

Zoning RequestsFee
Straight Zoning (no Planned Development)$750
Planned Development & Planned Development Amendment$1,300 + $10/acre
Planned Development Text Amendment Only$700 + $10/acre
Specific Use Permit (new development)$700 + $10/acre
Specific Use Permit (minor/existing development)$450
Public Hearing Fee (includes property notification mailings, newspaper notices, and/or installation of public hearing sign)$300
Site Plan$750
Site Plan Amendment$450
Board of Adjustment Request$250
Sign Control Board or Building Standards Commission Request$200
Subdivision RequestsFee
Preliminary Plat: Single-Family Residential$350 + $5/lot
Preliminary Plat: Non-Residential$500 + $25/acre
General Development Plan$350 + $10/acre
Final Plat: Single-Family Residential$500 + $10/lot
Final Plat: Non-Residential$500 + $25/acre
Amending Plat$450
Conveyance Plat$450
Combination Plat: Non-Residential$500 + $25/acre
Plat Filing/Recordation Fee$82.50 for first page + $11.50 for each additional page
Tax Certificates$2 per tax certificate obtained
Filing of Homeowners Association Documents$26 for first page + $4 for each additional page
Miscellaneous PlanningFee
Temporary Use Permit$100
Temporary Use Permit - Renewal$100
Special Event Permit$100


Fee Table 1: Includes all commercial

Total ValuationFee
$1 to $500$23.50
$501 to $2,000$23.50 for the first $500 plus $3.05 for each additional $100, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000
$2,001 to $25,000$69.25 for the first $2,000 plus $14 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000
$25,001 to $50,000$391.25 for the first $25,000 plus $10.10 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000
$50,001 to $100,000$643.75 for the first $50,000 plus $7 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,001 to $500,000$993.75 for the first $100,000 plus $5 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000
$500,001 to $1,000,000$3,233.75 for the first $500,000 plus $4.75 for each additional $1,000, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000
$1,000,001 and up$5,608.75 for the first $1,000,000 plus $3.15 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof