Skip to main content Skip to search

CITY

GOVERNMENT

Schedule of Fees

Utility Rates & Fees

Lavonia

Water

Sewer

Inside Residential

$12.00 1st 2000 gal

$12.75 1st 2000 gal

Inside Commercial

$16.00 1st 2000 gal

$18.00 1st 2000 gal

Overage Residential

$6.50 per thousand

$7.50 per thousand

Overage Commercial

$6.50 per thousand

$8.75 per thousand

Outside Residential

$19.00 1st 2000 gal

$17.25 1st 2000 gal

Outside Commercial

$23.00 1st 2000 gal

$19.00 1st 2000 gal

Outside Overage Residential

$7.00 per thousand

$8.00 per thousand

Outside Overage Commercial

$7.00 per thousand

$9.75 per thousand

Industrial Rates

$5.00 per thousand

$5.25 per thousand

Water Deposit All Areas

Water Deposit: $75.00
Set Up Fee: $25.00

Service Alteration All Areas

Nonpayment Fee: $50.00
Re-Connect for Nonpayment Fee (Same Day): $50.00
Meter – Pull Fee: $140.00

Water Taps

Inside & Outside City

3/4 inch

$800.00

1 Inch

$900.00

1-1/2 - 2 inch

$3,200.00

Set-Up Fee

$25.00

Road Bores, Road Cuts, Cased Bores done on a cost plus basis per job.

Sewer Taps

Inside & Outside City

4 Inches

$2,400.00

6 Inches

$3,600.00

8 Inches

$4,800.00

Road Bores, Road Cuts, Cased Bores done on a cost plus basis per job.

City of Lavonia Sanitation Rates

(Effective 5/1/2014)

Service Type

Cost

Residential Cart

$17.50 per month

Outside Residential

$21.50 per month

Commercial Cart

$21.70 per month

4 Cu. Yard Dumpster

$80.87 per month

6 Cu. Yard Dumpster

$121.31 per month

8 Cu. Yard Dumpster

$161.74 per month

Licenses, Permits, Application Fees

Occupation License: As Per Ordinance

Alcohol Beverages

Annual Cost

Beer/Malt Beverages

$750.00

Wine

$100.00

Distilled Spirits (Retail)

$5,000.00

Distilled Spirits (On Premises)

$2,000.00

Any license purchased after June 30th will be at 50% of annual license.

Zoning, Rezoning or Variance

Application Fee: $300.00

Sign Permit

Temporary Signs (Defined by ordinance): $0.00
Permanent Sign: $50.00 plus $2.00 per sq ft.

Building Codes

Building Permit Fees

(established by the International Building Code)

Total Valuation

Fee

$1,000.00 and less

No fee unless inspection required in which case a $15.00 fee for each inspection shall be charged.

$1,001.00 to $50,000.00

$15.00 for the 1st $1000.00 plus $5.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.

$50,001 to $100,000.00

$260.00 for the 1st $50,000.00 plus $4.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00.

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$460.00 for the 1st $100,000.00 plus $3.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.00.

$500,001.00 and up

$1660.00 for the 1st $500,000.00 plus $2.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.

Building Plan Reviews and Inspections

Building Plan Review

Fee

Residential Single Family

$25.00

Residential Multi Family

$50.00

Commercial (All Plans)

$150.00

Industrial (All Plans)

$500.00

Subdivision Plan Review

Fee

0-5 Lots or less

$200.00

6-15 Lots

$300.00

16-50 Lots

$500.00

51-100 Lots

$750.00

Building Inspections

Fee

Footings, slab, foundations, framing electrical, plumbing, HVAC/final

Residential

$25.00

Commercial

$25.00

Industrial

$75.00

All Re-Inspections

$45.00

Demolition Permit

All Structures: $75.00

Where work for which a permit is required by this code is started or preceded prior to obtaining said permit, the fees herein specified shall be doubled, but the payment of such double fee shall not relieve any persons from fully complying with the requirements of this code in the execution of the work nor from other penalties prescribed herein.

Grease Trap

Follow-Up Inspection: $35.00

Commercial/Industrial/sewer accidental spill/discharge review: $350.00

Cemetery Lots

Quantity

Cost

Two Lots

$1,600.00

Four Lots

$3,200.00

Eight Lots

$6,400.00

2x2 Crematory (each)

(Includes Flat Granite Marker Plus Inscription)

$1,000.00

Transfer of Deeds

$50.00 Administrative Fee

Other / Miscellaneous

Item

Cost

Police Reports

$5.00 each

Motor Vehicle Accident Reports

$5.00 each

Zoning Maps

$5.00 each

8.5 X 11

$5.00 each

Full Size

$25.00 each

Copies

10¢ per page

Returned Checks

[as authorized by O.C.G.A. Section 13-6-15(b)]

Bond Charge

$15.00

Election Qualifying Fee

$35.00

NOTICE: Rates are set by ordinance of the City Council (refer to Permit Fees; Utility Rates; Other Charges of the Official Code of the City of Lavonia). Changes may only be made by duly enacted resolutions of the City Council. Please check with City Hall to verify all rates.