Inspection Fees

Building - Residential

Fee Type
Fee
Minimum Fee
Accessory Buildings
$0.30 per sq. ft.
$50.00 min.
Additions
$0.30 per sq. ft.
$100.00 min.
Certificate For Use
$45.00
N/A
Construction Trailer or Temporary Housing (Fire Damaged Residence)
$75.00
N/A
Decks
$0.30 per sq. ft.
$50.00 min.
Demolition (Accessory Structures, Pools)
$30.00
N/A
Demolition (Include Basement)
$75.00 per floor
N/A
Detached Garage
$0.30 per sq. ft. $100.00 min
Exterior Renovations


           Chimney $45.00 N/A
           Doors $45.00 N/A
           Roofing (shingling & stripping only) $45.00 N/A
           Roofing (with structural repairs) $100.00 N/A
           Siding $45.00 N/A
           Windows $45.00 N/A
Insulation $45.00
N/A
Interior Alterations $0.30 per sq. ft.
$100.00 min
New Construction (include finished basement & attached garage)
$0.45 per sq. ft.
N/A
Re-inspection Fee $50.00 N/A
Sheet Metal
$50.00
N/A
Solar Energy System
$75.00
N/A
Stoves (coal, pellet, wood)
$45.00
N/A
Swimming Pools and Spas - Above Ground
$75.00
N/A
Swimming Pools - In Ground
$100.00
N/A
Tent
$50.00 per tent N/A

Building - Commercial

Fee Type
Fee
Minimum Fee
Accessory Buildings
$0.40 per sq. ft.
$100.00 min.
Additions 
$0.40 per sq. ft.
$200.00 min
Annual Certificate of Inspection


           Under 500 Occupancy $50.00 each N/A
           Over 500 Occupancy $100.00 each
N/A
Certificate For Use
$45.00 N/A
Change of Use
$50.00
N/A
Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Hood
$75.00 N/A
Communication Towers    
           Cabinet $250.00 N/A
           New Tower $2.00 per foot N/A
           Replacement dish/antenna $100.00 each N/A
Demolition (Including Basement) $150.00 per floor N/A
Fire Suppression/Warning System (new system only)
$75.00
N/A
Exterior Repairs/Replacements
 
           Roofing (shingling & stripping) $0.05 per sq. ft. $100.00 min.
           Roofing (with structural repair) $0.10 per sq. ft.) $200.00 min.
           Windows $7.50 per window $45.00 min.
Interior Alterations $0.40 per sq. ft. $200.00 min.
New Construction (include basement)
$0.45 per sq. ft.
$400.00 min.
Re-inspection Fee
$50.00
N/A
Roofing (With Structural Changes)
$100.00
N/A
Signs (ground, wall, refacing)
$60.00 per sign
N/A
Solar Energy Systems
$0.20 per sq. ft. of panel coverage
N/A
Tents 
$50.00 per tent
N/A

Electrical - Residential

Fee Type
Fee
Additions or Alterations (per unit)
$80.00
Construction Trailer or Temporary Housing $50.00
New Construction

           Accessory Structures $80.00
           Single Family (including service) $150.00
           Two Family (including service) $200.00
Re-inspection Fee $50.00
Security Systems, Data, Low Voltage 
$45.00 
Service Change or Alteration (per unit)
$45.00
Solar Energy Systems
$100.00
Swimming Pools Above Ground
$45.00
Swimming Pools In Ground $80.00
Trailer (construction or temporary housing)
$45.00

Electrical - Commercial

Fee Type
Fee
Additions or Alterations
$100.00 per inspection
HVAC Replacement
$40.00 per unit
New Construction $100.00 per inspection
Re-inspection Fee $50.00
Low Voltage, Security and Data Systems (Under 3,000 sq. ft. / Over 3,000 sq. ft.) $60.00 / $100.00
Service Change or Alteration (per unit) $60.00
Signs 
$60.00 per sign
Solar Energy Systems
$100 per inspection
Temporary Service
$60.00

Plumbing & Gas - Residential

Fee Type
Fee
Additions or Alterations
 
           Gas **Gas fee to not exceed $85.00** $45.00 plus $20.00 per fixture
           Plumbing $50.00 plus $5.00 per fixture
Gas Test Only $45.00
New Construction
 
           Gas **Gas fee to not exceed $85.00** $45.00 plus $20.00 per fixture
           Plumbing $100.00 plus $5.00 per fixture
Re-inspection Fee $50.00
Replacement Furnace $45.00
Replacement Water Heater (tank or tankless) or Boiler
          Gas (if required) $30.00
          Plumbing $45.00

Plumbing & Gas - Commercial

Fee Type
Fee
Additions and Alterations

           Gas $60.00 plus $25.00 per fixture
           Plumbing $75.00 plus $10.00 per fixture
Gas Test Only
$60.00 
New Construction  
            Gas $60.00 plus $25.00 per fixture
            Plumbing $150.00 plus $10.00 per fixture
Re-Inspection Fee
$50.00
Note: A fine of 2 times the permit fee will be required for proceeding with any work before any permit is granted or if any work is intentionally omitted on the application for permit. Separate permits are required as necessary for building, plumbing and gas.

The above applies to electrical permit fees, if the permit is not taken out first or within five days of starting electrical work. Any work not specifically covered by this fee schedule: those permit fees for building, electrical, plumbing and gas shall be established by the Inspector of Buildings.

Filing Fees Waived


Filing fees shall be waived for agencies of the Town of Agawam. Filing fees shall also be waived for any handicap ramp built to a residential unit, which is used strictly for residential purposes.