One of the architects who is a partner at New Avenue’s recently completed in depth research for the permitting fees of a new Accessory Dwelling in Berkeley, CA. Here are his findings from December, 2015.
We guarantee your project will be different! This is a great starting point if you are researching. Most people have never heard of all these fees.
Planning/Zoning – Planning Division Plan Check Fee
Building Plan Check – Structural and Architectural Plan Review
Building Permit Issuance – Building Permit Fee
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing
Can we connect to the main home, and do we need a new meter?
A new meter sized for water use and Fire sprinklers is required
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