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City Fee Schedule

Important Note: The fees listed in this schedule may be subject to an administration fee per Code Section 1-14. Check with the City Department under which the fee is listed. The department may be contacted using the "Contact Us" button on the schedule or by calling 311.


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Name Description Statutory Authority Amount As Of
Administrative Fee - Tags for Bags Administrative Fee (tags purchased thru the department). Minimum of $10.00 purchase 39-62(a)(2) $5.00
Administrative Fee - Licenses & Permits Administrative Fee (Dumpster Permit) Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $29.18 01/01/2019
Dead Animals Large Dead Animal Collection - per animal 39-78(b) $105.07 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -1 Dumpster- 1 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $145.93 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -1 Dumpster- 2 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $291.87 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -1 Dumpster- 3 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $437.81 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -2 or more Dumpsters- 1 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $233.50 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -2 or more Dumpsters- 2 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $467.00 01/01/2019
Dumpster Permits Dumpster Permit -2 or more Dumpsters- 3 year. Fire Code Section 105.6.29 $700.50 01/01/2019
Extra Capacity Container Garbage Fee Extra Capacity Container (Monthly fee plus sales tax) 39-62(a)(1) $17.68 01/01/2019
Non-Residential Garbage Fee Non-Residential container (Monthly fee plus sales tax) 39-49(f) $25.93 01/01/2019
Tags for Bags Tags for Bags (if purchased at participating stores) 39-62(a)(2) $2.33 01/01/2019
Tire generator registration (one time if information updated annually on time) Tire generator registration (one time if information updated annually on time) 39-171 $69.90 01/01/2019
Tire transporter permit (each additional truck), annual Tire transporter permit (each additional truck), annual 39-172 $45.66 01/01/2019
Tire transporter permit (includes one truck), annual Tire transporter permit (includes one truck), annual 39-172 $181.52 01/01/2019
Container Delivery Fee Delivery of City solid waste container 39-62 (a) (4) and (5) $24.41 01/01/2019
Container Retrieval Fee Retrival of City solid waste containers 39-62 (a) (4) and (5) $24.41 01/01/2019
Container Replacement Fee Replacement of City solid waste containers 39-62 (a) (4) Actual contracted cost at the time of replacement 01/01/2019
Container Cleaning Fee Cleaning of City solid waste containers 39-62 (a) (5) $41.10 01/01/2019