STROUD TOWNSHIP, PA

RESOLUTION  NO.  2011 –23
REVISED FEE SCHEDULE FOR THE YEAR 2011

            The Board of Supervisors of Stroud Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, hereby adopts the following Resolution at its  meeting held on, January 3, 2011, at the Stroud Township Municipal Center, to wit:
            WITNESSETH:
            WHEREAS, The Supervisors of the Township of Stroud have adopted an ordinance providing for the setting of all application and filing fees, charges, and costs by resolution adopted by the Board of Supervisors from time to time; and
           WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Supervisors to further amend and revise the fee resolution as heretofore adopted.
           NOW, THEREFORE, it is hereby resolved as follows, to wit:
           RESOLVED, that the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Stroud, Monroe County, hereby adopts and approves the fee schedule for the Leaf and Yard Waste Compost Facility pursuant to Exhibit A, establishment of a Commercial Permit and Fee Structure for Stroud Township Leaf and Yard Waste Compost Facility attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
           FURTHER RESOLVED, that all Stroud Township fees, charges, and costs are hereby fixed as follows:

SECTION 1: ADMINISTRATION FEES
Mailing Fees: Actual postage plus handling   $3.00
Photocopies per page   $ .25
Return check charge  $25.00
Certifications  $10.00 

SECTION 2: DRIVEWAY PERMITS
Residential permit for access driveway to house.  $50.00
   Re-inspection of driveway   $25.00
Non-residential permit on to Township roads:  
   Low Volume of driveway    $50.00
   Medium Volume of driveway.   $75.00
   High Volume of driveway   $100.00
   Note:  Volume level of driveway shall be based on PennDOT specifications.
For State Highways, consult PennDOT.         

SECTION 3: ENGINEERING FEES
     Reviews, inspections and other services provided by Township Engineer and any additional secretarial time will be based on the current Township Engineer fee schedule, available upon request.   Engineer’s inspection of Subdivision and Land Development projects will be based on the current Township Engineer Fee Schedule, plus the cost of vehicles, survey, and any other special equipment. 

SECTION 4: ESCROW &   SECTION 4: ESCROW & LETTER OF CREDIT ACCT. MANAGEMENT FEES
Establishing an Account    $100.00
Terminating an Account    $100.00
Each service and/or transaction    $20.00
Note:  Escrow accounts and letters of credit shall be treated as similar transactions for the above management fee purposes.

SECTION 5:
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT FEES
Equipment/Operator Charges (trucks, plows, grader, loader, backhoe, chipper, air compressor, leaf collector, sweeper, roller, etc.):
7:00 A.M.  to  3:00 P.M.  -  per operator (per hour or any portion thereof)     $75.00
3:00 P.M.  to  7:00 A.M.  -  per operator (per hour or any portion thereof)    $110.00
Materials used  -  actual cost plus 10%

 SECTION  6: MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT TO EMPLOYEES
Mileage reimbursement to employees  -  current IRS rate 

 SECTION  7: MISCELLANEOUS FEES
Alarms  (security alarms) :
              Registration fee - Residential    $20.00
                                            Commercial    $50.00
              Annual renewal  - Residential    $10.00
                                            Commercial    $25.00
Commercial Flea Market:
            30 days consecutive - renewable for an additional 30 days   $500.00
            only 2 permits per vendor and/or location in a calendar year

Garage, lawn or porch sale permit:   $5.00

Junkyard License:
            Annual fee   $200.00

Universal Construction Code Appeals Board hearing fees
           Residential use - $300.00
          Commercial use - $500.00
Universal Construction Code
           Building Re-inspection Fee    $100.00

Invoices: Payment in full is due within thrity (30) days from date of invoice unless otherwise approved in writing by Board of Supervisors. Balance outstanding thirty (30) days or more will be subject to a monthly interest charge of 1.5%.

SECTION  8: PERSONNEL RATE CALCULATION FORMULA
             Total of employee’s hourly rate (per hour or per overtime hour), plus costs for Social Security, Medicare, Worker’s Compensation, Insurance, Health Care, Pension, State Unemployment Compensation Tax, Life and Disability Insurance, and longevity.

SECTION  9: ROAD CUTTING PERMIT FEES
Fee is calculated on square feet  of facilities within right-or-way, whether paved cartway is opened or not.    
Permit Fee (Refundable after satisfactory restoration)
           First 100 sq. ft. or fraction thereof  (refundable)   $200.00
           Each additional 100 sq. foot or fraction thereof    (refundable)   $200.00
           Inspection Fee  $200.00

SECTION 10:  SALE OF MAPS AND PUBLICATIONS
Comprehensive Plan  - Paper - $75.00
                                      - CD $20.00
Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance  $30.00
Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Amendment  $10.00
Zoning Ordinance  $30.00
Zoning Map (Large)  $10.00
Zoning Map (Small)  $4.00
Sign Ordinance  $7.00

SECTION 11: SEPTIC SYSTEM APPLICATION FEES
SOILS TESTING FEES
Soil Probe Evaluation (per each test pit)  $50.00 (owner developer provides backhoe)
Conduct Percolation Test (per 1-6 hole test site)  $400.00
Inspection Percolation Test (per 1-6 hole test site) $90.00

SEWAGE PERMIT APPLICATION FEES
New Individual Permit Application  $175.00
New Community Permit Application (800 gpd. or greater)   $225.00
Major Repair Permit (Existing Drainfield Repairs)   $125.00
Construction Inspections (per each inspection)  $50.00
Minor Repair Permit (tank, sewer line replacement)  $50.00
Technical Support (soil scientist)   $750.00

PLANNING MODULE REVIEW FEES
Component 1 Planning Module (per review, plus hourly rate if review exceeds 2 hours)  $90.00
Component 2,3 & 4  (plus hourly rate if review exceeds 2 hours)  $150.00

HOURLY RATE FOR COMPLAINT INVESTIGATIONS; COURT APPEARANCES; LEGAL PREPARATION; SANITARY SURVEYS; OTHER SERVICES REQUESTED BY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Hourly Rate*  $45.00

SECTION 12:  SIGNS - ADVERTISING PERMIT FEES
On-Premises Signs
     New or Modification to Existing Sign Structure,
                 Excluding windows, doors and neon signs  $200.00
                 Plus copy per square foot or portion thereof   $5.00
    New Sign Copy, per square foot or portion thereof    $5.00

New Off-Premises Signs
     New Sign or Modification to Sign Structure   $500.00
                Plus copy per square foot or portion thereof  $10.00
     New Sign Copy   $50.00
Individual Signs
     Bulletin Board Sign  $50.00
     Construction Sign   $50.00
     Mural   $100.00
     Political Sign   $100.00
               Refundable Bond fee   $50.00
     Special Event Signs  $50.00
     Subdivision Identification Signs  $50.00
     Existing Sign Registration  $25.00

 SECTION 13:  SIGNS – MATERIAL COSTS
          The cost of all signs (Highway, street name, directional, etc.) shall be the cost of materials and time associated with the production and erection thereof, if available.

SECTION 14:  SOLICITING, HAWKING AND PEDDLING PERMIT FEES
Each person on permit (per month)  $50.00
Each person on permit (Annual)  $300.00

SECTION 15:  RECREATION RESERVATION FEES
                              Non-Resident Fee
Picnic Pavilion  - Township Resident, Business, or Non-Profit & Monroe County Agencies   $50.00 plus $50.00 security
                              Non-Township Resident, Business, or Non-Profit    $100.00 plus  $50.00 security
Playing Fields (each field) 
   One game/practice                 $15.00              
   (9 to 21 games/practices)      $125.00            
   (over 21 games/practices)     $175.00            
   Or as may be amended by the Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission

SECTION 16:
 SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT FEES
A.    Plan Review Fee -  The minimum fee will be that which is listed in the fee schedule and deposited with the Administrator upon submission of the plan.

             If the cost of reviewing the subdivision and/or land development exceeds the amount of the fee which the developer paid to the Township, the developer shall, prior to Township approval of the Plan, pay the Township the amount in excess of the fee which was expended in reviewing the subdivision and/or land development submission.

B.    No subdivision and/or land development plan shall be reviewed unless all prior unpaid fees have been paid, and no such plan shall be approved unless all fees have been paid in full.

C.    Sketch Plan review     $750.00

D.   Minor Subdivision submission   $1500.00
E.    Major Subdivision and Residential Land Development:
           1.     Preliminary:
                    a.     First 5 units or lots   $2,500.00
                    b.     Each additional unit or lot over 5    $500.00

           2.     Final:
                    a.     First 5 units or lots    $1500.00
                    b.     Each additional unit or lot over 5    $250.00
                    c.     Recreational Fee per lot     $500.00

           3.    Preliminary/Final:
                    a.   First 5 units or lots    $4000.00
                    b.   Each additional unit or lot over 5   $500.00
                    c.   Recreational fee per lot   $500.00

 F.    Commercial, Institutional, and Industrial Land Development: 
         1.     First 5 acres of total land acres    $7500.00
         2.     Each additional acre over 5     $1000.00
         3.     Fair Share Road Improvement, as predetermined by Twp. Engineer
      
  4.   Recreational fee for first 2,000 sq. ft. of building area   $2000.00
                a.   Each additional sq. ft. over 2,000 sq. ft. of building area  $.12/sq. ft.
G.   Storm Water and Erosion and Sedimentation Control Review:    $250.00

SECTION  17:  HEARINGS BEFORE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Zoning Change   $1000.00
Conditional Use up to 50,000 sq. ft.    $3000.00
      A.  50,000 to 100,000 sq. ft.     $7,500.00
      B. Over 100,000  sq. ft.   $10,000.00
Township Road Dedication and/or Vacation   $500.00
Curative Amendment  per hearing fee $1,000.00
All other hearings per hearing fee $750.00

SECTION  18:  ZONING PERMITS & FEES 
Zoning Permit: New buildings, additions, decks or accessory structures (exceeding 150 square feet) per square foot of gross building space (includes occupancy permit fee):
            Residential uses       .25 sq. ft. +      $25.00
            Commercial uses     .30 sq. ft. +      $25.00
            Institutional uses       .30 sq. ft. +      $25.00
            Industrial uses           .15 sq. ft. +      $25.00
Residential buildings or additions 150 sq. ft. or under  (Includes fee for Occupancy Permit)   $50.00

Non-Residential buildings or additions (less than 150 sq. ft.)
Or non-residential accessory structure, per square foot of building space   $.30      
C.O. for footer inspection    $25.00

Occupancy Permit - Re-inspection    $25.00
Certificate of Non-Conformance    $50.00
Site Alteration Permit   
        Permitted by right     $50.00
        Permitted by Special Exception  $150.00
Change of Use Permit    $50.00
Establishment of New Use Permit   $50.00
Permit Modification Fee  $50.00
    * In addition to the fees set forth above, the applicant and property owner shall be responsible for the Township Engineer's Fees as described in Section 3 above.

SECTION  19:  HEARINGS BEFORE ZONING HEARING BOARD
Variance or Special Exception:
            Single-family residential use    $350.00
            All other uses   $800.00
            Validity challenge appeal    $800.00
            Appeal of zoning officer action  $350.00

SECTION  20:  SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESS LICENSE FEES
Sexually Oriented Business
            Application and Investigation Fee (Initial)     $500.00
            Application and Investigation Fee (Annual Renewal)   $250.00

            Sexually Oriented Business License Fee (Initial)   $500.00
            Sexually Oriented Business License Fee (Annual Renewal)  $500.00

Sexually Oriented Business Employee
           Application and Investigation Fee (Initial)    $250.00
           Application and Investigation Fee (Annual renewal)   $100.00

 SECTION  21:  SUPERSEDES PRIOR RESOLUTIONS
            This Resolution supersedes and replaces any prior resolution adopting and setting application, filing, permit, and license fees, charges, and costs under any and all Township ordinances.

            IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the aforesaid Resolution is hereby adopted as of the day and year first above set forth.                       
TOWNSHIP OF STROUD
EDWARD C. CRAMER, Chairman
DARYL A. EPPLEY, Vice Chairman/Sec.
JAMES L. DECKER, Supervisor & Roadmaster

Resolution No. 2011-37 pertaining to revised fee schedule for the year 2011 and adopt park use fee for non-resident users of Pinebrook and Brodhead Parks. $20. per vehicle for non-resident users.

last updated August 30, 2011

 

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