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Fees for development engineering. Fees for development engineering related applications, permits, and services are set forth in Table 20.180.070:

Table 20.180.070 – Development Engineering Fees

Section

Engineering Activity

Fee

1.

Binding Site Plan

(in addition to underlying site plan review fee)

See short plat or subdivision

A.

Conceptual – Requiring subsequent site plan review

1.

Same as comparable short plat or subdivision

See short plat or subdivision

B.

Detailed – Not requiring subsequent site plan review

1.

Same as comparable short plat or subdivision

See short plat or subdivision

2.

Plus same as comparable site plan review

See site plan

2.

Conditional Use Permit

A.

Stormwater plan review

$941.00

B.

Transportation plan review

$1,266.00

3.

Continuance of Public Hearing

(Applicant initiated)

$537.00

4.

Drainage Projects (special)

A.

Plan review fee

$477.00

B.

Construction inspection fee

$490.00

C.

Fees resulting from working without a permit

2 x Regular Fee

5.

Escrow Review and Administration

A.

$0 to $10,000

(Final city approved escrow amount)

1.

Base fee

$319.00

2.

Plus percentage of final city approved escrow amount

1.50%

B.

$10,001 to $100,000

(Final city approved escrow amount)

1.

Base fee

$639.00

2.

Plus percentage of final city approved escrow amount

1.00%

C.

Greater than $100,000

(Final city approved escrow amount)

1.

Base fee

$1,278.00

2.

Plus percentage of final city approved escrow amount

1.00%

6.

Inspection Fees – Additional

A.

Construction inspection after normal work hours 1

Cost recovery2

B.

Construction re-inspection during normal work hours

Cost recovery2

7.

Plan Review, Final Engineering – Additional

A.

Each additional review (beyond 3) for either

stormwater or transportation

$496.00

8.

Post Decision Review – Specifications

A.

Change specifications prior to submittal

No fee

B.

Change specifications after first review

1/2 regular fee

C.

Change specifications after final approval

Full regular fee

9.

Right-of-way Permits

A.

City of Vancouver

1.

Base fee

$128.00

2.

Plus fee per lineal foot of improvement

(includes all frontage improvements and trenching in right-of-way)

$2.30

B.

Clark County

Amount per Clark County Code (CCC) 13.12A, as amended

C.

WSDOT

$283.70

10.

Site Plans

A.

Stormwater plan review

(includes preliminary and final) 3

1.

General Case:

a. Base fee:

$1,418.00

Plus charge per square foot of impervious area as follows

(including roof area):

b. First 1.00 acre

$0.04

c. Next 1 to 5 acres

$0.02

d. Over 5 acres

$0.004

2.

Unoccupied commercial and utility structures

$459.00

3.

Tenant Improvements

$96.00

B.

Transportation plan review (includes preliminary and final) 3

1.

General case

$3,622.00

2.

Unoccupied commercial and utility structures

$1,505.00

3.

Tenant Improvements

$133.00

C.

Construction inspection fees

(stormwater and transportation)

1.

Small projects

(less than 1 acre of impervious surface)

a. Base Fee

$902.00

b. Plus charge per square foot of impervious surface

$0.01

2.

Medium projects

(1.0 to 4.99 acres of impervious surface)

a. Base Fee

$1,816.00

b. Plus charge per square foot of impervious surface

$0.005

3.

Large projects

 (over 5 acres of impervious surface) – $10,000 maximum.

a. Base Fee

$3,629.00

b. Plus charge per square foot of impervious surface

$0.002

4.

Unoccupied commercial and utility structures

$303.00

5.

Tenant Improvements

$96.00

11.

Short Subdivisions (2-9 lots)

A.

Plan review fee (includes preliminary and final)

1.

Stormwater

$1,417.00

2.

Transportation

$1,969.00

B.

Construction Inspection Fee

1.

Stormwater

$1,235.00

2.

Transportation

$1,235.00

12.

Subdivision

(2-9 lots, not qualifying as short subdivision)

Same as Subdivision

13.

Subdivision

A.

Plan review fees

1.

Stormwater

a. Base fee

$1,278.00

b. Plus per lot fee

1. less than 23 lots

$54.00

2. 23 or more lots

$48.00

2.

Transportation

a. Base fee

$2,836.00

b. Plus per lot fee

$68.00

B.

Construction inspection fees

1.

Stormwater

a. Base fee

$842.00

b. Plus per lot fee

$83.00

2.

Transportation

a. Base fee

$2,653.00

b. Plus per lot fee

$25.00

14.

Street Modification – Transportation

A.

Prior to public hearing or administrative decision

1.

Administrative modification

$178.00

2.

Technical (minor) modification

$1,300.00

3.

Design (major) modification

$2,581.00

B.

After public hearing or administrative decision

1.

Administrative modification

$178.00

2.

Technical (minor) modification

$1,631.00

3.

Design (major) modification

$2,919.00

C.

Appeal to Hearing Examiner

$1,300.00

15.

Traffic Signal Plan Review and Inspection

A.

Plan review fee

$4,255.00

B.

Civil construction inspection fee

$2,555.00

16.

Transportation Concurrency Review

A.

Concurrency certificate request evaluation (preliminary scoping)

$178.00

B.

Traffic study review

$355.00

C.

Model maintenance fee per trip

(peak hour); $1,500 maximum.

$54.00

17.

Variance (all cases)

A.

Stormwater

$710.00

B.

Transportation

$984.00

18.

Right-of-Way Use Permit Fees

Type A.

Application Fee Short-Term Permit

$29.00

Type B.

Encroachment Permit Fee

$29.00

Type C.

Use Fee Temporary Use and Occupation Permit

$29.00

Type D.

Long-Term ROW Use and Occupation Permit

$530.00

Type E.

Material Encroachment Permit

$2,120.00

1Costs for construction inspection services scheduled after normal business hours solely for the convenience of the contractor (i.e., not resulting from delays caused by the city) shall be reimbursed to the city on a cost recovery basis (see Note 2).

2Cost recovery. Contractor will be required to sign an agreement that they will pay actual costs of the inspection. Actual costs will be salary and benefits for employees performing work plus overhead at the rate of 30%. The contractor will be sent an itemized billing.

3Projects with approved master plans, which include preliminary stormwater and transportation plans, shall be entitled to a 30 percent reduction in the fee for stormwater and transportation plan review.

(Ord. M-4223 § 4, 12/04/2017; Ord. M-4097 § 3, 11/03/2014; Ord. M-4034 § 5, 12/03/2012; Ord. M-4016 § 3, 07/02/2012; Ord. M-3959 § 6, 07/19/2010; Ord. M-3932 § 4, 11/16/2009; Ord. M-3922 § 6, 07/06/2009; Ord. M-3895 § 4, 11/17/2008; Ord. M-3769 § 1, 11/13/2006; Ord. M-3643, 01/26/2004)