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Plumbing Permits and Fees

To request a plumbing inspection, please call 701-241-1560 or fax your information to 701-476-6779.  The inspector will determine the permit requirements while onsite. The fees for plumbing permits are as follows.

Effective January 1, 2008

Commercial plumbing permit fees
Permit Type Fee
Water heater permits $25.00
Indoor Plumbing Permits
Minimum Fee (includes up to 5 fixtures) $35.00
Each fixture over 5 $5.00
Other Permits
Original sanitary or storm sewer line into each building $90.00
Disconnect sanitary or storm sewer line $45.00
Additional sanitary or storm sewer line into each building or to a manhole or catch basin $25.00
Repair or replacement of sanitary or storm sewer line $50.00
Lawn sprinkler system $25.00

Other Inspection Rates and Fees

Additional inspection rates and fees
Description Rate
Inspections outside of normal business hours
(minimum charge: two hours)
$60.00 per hour*
Reinspection fees assessed under Sections 108 and 109 of the International Building Code $60.00 per hour*
Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated
(minimum charge: one half hour)
$60.00 per hour*
Additional plan review required by changes, additions, or revisions to plans
(minimum charge: one half hour)
$60.00 per hour*
For use of outside consultants for plan checking, inspections, or both. Actual Cost**
*Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is the greatest. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

**Actual costs include administrative and overhead cost.