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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 & Sewer customers using 100,000 gal or more)

Water Deposit All Areas

Water Deposit: $75.00
Set Up Fee: $25.00

Service Alteration All Areas

Re-Connect Fee: $30.00
Re-Connect Fee (after hours): $50.00
Meter - pull Fee: $40.00

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 $2400.00
6 inches $3600.00
8 inches $4800.00

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

City of Lavonia Sanitation Rates (Effective 5/1/2014)

Residential Cart $15.25 per month
Outside Residential $19.25 per month
Commercial Cart $19.45 per month
4 Cu. Yard Dumpster $73.25 per month
6 Cu. Yard Dumpster $83.25 per month
8 Cu. Yard Dumpster $93.25 per month

Licenses, Permits, Application Fees

Occupation License: As per ordinance

Alcohol Beverages Annual
Beer/Malt Beverages $750.00
Wine $100.00
Distilled Spirits (retail) $5000.00
Distilled Spirits (on premises) $2000.00

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

Zoning, Rezoning or Variance

Application Fee: $200.00

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
$1000.00 and less No fee unless inspection required in which case a $15.00 fee for each inspection shall be charged.
$1001.00 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
Residential Single Family $25.00
Residential Multi Family $50.00
Commercial (all plans) $150.00
Industrial (all plans) $500.00

Subdivision Plan Review
0-5 lots or less $200.00
6-15 lots $300.00
16-50 lots $500.00
51-100 lots $750.00

Building Inspections
Footings, slab, foundations, framing electrical, plumbing, HVAC/final
Residential $25.00
Commercial $50.00
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 Inside city limits Outside
2 Lots $1000.00 $1600.00
4 Lots $2000.00 $3200.00
8 Lots $4000.00 $6400.00
2x2 Crematory (each) (Includes Flat Granite Marker Plus Inscription) $600.00 $1000.00
Transfer of Deeds $50.00 Administrative Fee

Others/Miscellaneous

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 $.025 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.