Fee Schedule

A complete copy of the fee schedule is available in PDF here

Only cash, check or money orders can be received at the Township as methods of payment.

Planning & Zoning Fees

   Subdivision Submittal Fees: $275.00 for 3 lots or less or $275.00 plus $20.00 a lot if more than 3 lots plus:
     (Concept, Preliminary, and Final) engineering & attorney review Fees
   Subdivision and Land Development Plan/Escrow Fees: 1-2 Lots $700.00
                                                                                                         3 or more lots 2% of the project's  projected cost
   Land Development Submittal Fees: $300.00 plus engineering & attorney review fees
   Zoning Change Request: $1000.00
   Zoning Hearing: $750.00 plus all costs in excess of base fee, as allowed by the MPC
   Conditional Use Fees: $750.00 / plus all costs in excess of base fee, as allowed by the MPC
   Cost of Transcription for any hearing utilizing a stenographer is the responsibility of the requesting party.
   Building Code Appeals Hearing: York County Schedule
   Recording Fees: shall be the actual costs charged by the courthouse for recording.
   Engineer and Attorney's fees shall be charged at the same hourly rate charged for other engineer and legal
    services rendered to the Township.

License Fees
   Mobile Home Park Permit Fees: $50.00 plus $13.00 per pad
   Junkyard License Fees: <45,000 sq. ft. $150.00
                                               >45,000 sq. ft. $400.00
   Peddlers’ License per week: $12.50
   Chicken Permit: $25.00 (Initial Fee)
                                 $20.00 (Renewal Fee)
   Speedway Permit Application Fee: $100.00
   Sexually Oriented Business License: $1,500.00
   Sexually Oriented Business Employee License: $150.00
   Background Check Fee: $15.00 per person

Building Fees
   Building Permit Fees: $8.50 per $1000.00 cost per estimated value ($35.00 minimum) plus inspection fees
   Permit Renewal Fee: $25.00
   Electric/Plumbing/Mechanical Permit: Each: $35.00 each
   Zoning Permit: $35.00
   Driveway Permit Fees: $25.00
   Erosion and Sedimentation Fees: $30.00
   Storm Water Inspection Fee: $40/inspection
   Demolition Permit Fee: $35.00
   State Building Permit Fee: $4.00
   Road Encroachment Permit Fees: Per Penn Dot Schedule
   Sewer Lateral Inspection Fee: $100.00 each
   3rd Party Building Inspection and Plan Review Fee: As established by 3rd Party Administrator

Recreation Fees
   Recreation Fees Submission: $400.00 per lot (3 lots or less )
                                                        $1,600.00 per lot (4 lots or more)
   Recreation Fees Land Development Plan: $1,200.00 per acre
   Pavilion Rental Fee/Shelley & Terry Dolan Memorial Parks: $60.00 per day resident
                                                                                                                 $85.00 per day non-resident
   Ball Field Rental Fee: $ 10.00 per day
   Ball Field Rental Fee/Organization: $225.00 per season,
                                                                    $275 per season w/use of concession stand

On Lot Septic Fees
  Testing Fees per lot are:
  Sewage Permit Application Fee $175.00
              (includes permit review and issuance)
  Sewage System Inspection
             Conventional (Inground, sandmound) $175.00
            Alternate at-grade bed $175.00
            Alternate at-grade with pre-treatment $225.00
           Alternate Drip Irrigation or Micromound $225.00
           Tank Replacement $135.00
           Minor Repair (sewer line, baffle, etc) $135.00
           Reconnection (new house to replace existing house) $135.00
          Additional inspection due to improper installation
                 Or special request $ 65.00
  Soil Test
           Subdivision Primary Site (2 soil tests) $150.00
               Secondary site (2 soil tests) $100.00
               Additional soil test/pit $ 60.00
          Repair Primary site (2 soil tests) $125.00
              Additional soil test/pit $ 60.00
         Soil test performed with Soil Scientist $ 65.00/hr
  Percolation test (includes 6 holes) $225.00
        Additional perc test/lot/test $150.00
        (Additional holes/test) 6 holes $125.00
        (Includes existing vacant lots of record as of May 15, 1972)
  On-lot Sewage Management Inspection $ 65.00
  On-lot Management Minor Repair Permit $ 65.00
  Site-verification of prior testing $ 65.00
  Annual Holding Tank Inspection $ 65.00
  Planning Module Review (per review) $100.00
  Township Meeting attendance $ 65.00/hr
  Copy of existing permits $ 25.00
  Holding Tank Permit $200.00
  Modification/Enlarging Existing System $200.00
  Community Systems (individual lot fees times #of lots)

Right-to-Know Fees
  Copies: $0.25 Per Page  (A photocopy is either a single-sided copy or one side of a double sided black-and-white copy of a standard 8.5” x 11” page)
   Certification of a Record: $1.00 per document
       Township will impose fee for official certification of copies if the certification is at the behest of the requester.
        Each document requires a separate certification fee.
   Specialized Documents: Actual Cost
   Facsimile/Mirofiche/Other Media: Actual Cost
   Redaction Fee: No fee
   Duplication and Conversion to paper. Fees for duplication by photocopying, printing from electronic media or microfilm, copying onto
       electronic media, transmission by facsimile or other electronic means and other means of duplication must be reasonable and based on
       prevailing fees for comparable duplication services provided by local business entities. If a public record is only maintained electronically
       or in other non-paper media, duplication fees shall be limited to the lesser of the fee for duplication on paper or the fee for duplication in the
       original media unless the requester specifically requests for the public record to be duplicated in the more expensive medium. (Sec.1307(e))
   Non-Standard Copies: Actual Cost
   Postage: Actual Cost
   Statutory Fees: If a separate statue authorizes an agency to charge a set amount for a certain type of record, the agency may charge no more
       than the statutory amount.
   Inspection of Redacted Records: If a requester wishes to inspect rather than receive a copy of a record and the record contains both public
       and non-public information the township shall redact the non-public information. The township will charge for the copies it must make of the
       redacted material in order for the requester to view the record. If the requester decides to retain the copies no additional fee will be charged.
   Enhanced electronic access: When possible, Township may offer electronic access to public records in
        addition to making the public records accessible for inspection and duplication by a requester as required by
        this act, the township may establish user fees specifically for the provision of the enhanced electronic access,
        but only to the extent that the enhanced electronic access is in addition to making the public records
        accessible for inspection and duplication by a requester as required by this act. The user fees for enhanced
        electronic access may be a flat rate, a subscription fee for a period of time, a per-transaction fee,a fee based on
        the cumulative time of system access or any other reasonable method and any combination thereof.
   Limitations: Except as otherwise provided by statute, no other fees may be imposed unless the township
        necessarily incurs costs for complying with the request, and such fees must be reasonable. No fee may be
        imposed for a township's review of a record to determine whether the record is a public record subject to
        access in accordance with this act.
   Prepayment: Township will require a requester to prepay an estimate of the fees authorized under this section
        if the fees required to fulfill the request are expected to exceed $100. If prepayment is necessary a certified
        check or money order shall be made payable to the Township in the total amount of the estimated fees.

Miscellaneous Fees
  Dump Fees: $20.00 per truckload
  Newberry Township Books: $30.00
  Zoning Ordinance: $30.00
  Zoning Map: $8.00
  Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance: $20.00
  Township Map: $5.00
  Comprehensive Plan: $50.00
  Bad Check Service Charge: $50.00
  Attorney's Fees for Collection Efforts and Lien Enforcement will be imposed against the property owner at the
        same hourly rate charged for other legal services to the Township.