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Development Services Fees

All fees associated with each Division under the Development Services Department are listed below. Several of our fees vary, which may be explained in the  corresponding application. Click here to access the Development Services Department applications or contact us if you need further assistance.

Animal Services Fees                                                          

Pet Adoption Fees
Dog
5 years and younger $60
between 6 and 9 years $30
Over 10 years *FREE**
Cats
"Pick your Purrrice" Adoption Promotion with a minimum fee of $20

Michrochipping
All cats and dogs $20
Michrochipping is required by City Ordinance

Joining in the Pet Assistance League is FREE. Contact your local animal shelter to become a volunteer!


Building Safety Fees                                                            

Building permit fees are based on the use of the building and the cost of construction. Contact the Building Safety office for more information.

Other permit fees:
Building permit renewal (6 months) - $50
Temporary certificate of occupancy - $25
Final certificate of occupancy - $15
  

City Planning Fees                                                               

Accessory Dwelling Unit - $100
Administrative Appeal- $0 - $25*
Administrative Item- $0 - $25* 
Business License - varies
Annexation - $325*
Certificate of Appropriateness - No cost
Conceptual Plat - $50/meeting
Concurrent Plat - $200 - $800*
Conditional Use - $100*
Final Plat - $200 - $800*
Impact Fee Exemption - No cost
Large Scale Development - $200 - $800*
Large Site Improvement Plan- $200 - $800*
Lot Split - $200
Mobile Home - No cost
Outdoor Mobile Vendor - $100
Parking Lot Permit - No cost
Planned Zoning District - $525 - $1,125*
Preliminary Plat - $200 - $800*
Property Line Adjustment - $200
Rezoning - $325*
Shared Parking - No cost
Sign Permit - $25
Small Site Improvement Plan - $200 - $800
Vacation - $200*
Variance - $25/$100*

*An additional $5 public notice sign fee is required                                

Tech Plat Resubmittal Fee for tabled items - $200 per resubmittal

 
Engineering Fees                                                                 


Floodplain Development Permit - No cost
Grading Permit - 
     Tree Preservation - $120
     Up to 0.5 acre - $75
     0.5 to 1 acre - $100
     Over 1 acre - $200

  • Drainage Report Fees:
  •        Up to 0.5 acres - $75
  •        0.5 to 1 acre - $100
  •        Over 1 acre - $200
  •         Appeals - $0
  • Impact Fees                                                                          

    Fire Protection
    Commercial/Office - $293/1,000 sq. ft.
    Hotel/Motel - $207/room
    Industrial/Warehouse - $117/1,000 sq.ft.
    Manufactured Home Park - $222/pad
    Mini-warehouse - $22/1,000 sq. ft.
    Nursing Home - $126/1,000 sq. ft.
    Residential - $150/dwelling


    Police and Public Safety
    Commercial/Office - $388/1,000 sq. ft.
    Hotel/Motel - $274/room
    Industrial/Warehouse - $155/1,000 sq.ft.
    Manufactured Home Park - $239/pad
    Mini-warehouse - $29/1,000 sq. ft.
    Nursing Home - $167/1,000 sq. ft.
    Residential - $162/dwelling


    Water and Waste Water

    Water & Wastewater Impact Fee Chart
    Land Use Unit Water Waste-
    Water
    Total
    Single-Family
    (average)
    Dwelling $971 $872 $1,843

    Multi-Family
    (per dwelling unit)

    Dwelling $691 $620 $1,311
    Nonresidential
    (5/8 x 3/4" meter)
    Meter $971 $872 $1,843
    Nonresidential
    (1" meter)
    Meter $2,428 $2,180 $4,608
    Nonresidential
    (1-1/2" meter)
    Meter $4,855 $4,360 $9,215
    Nonresidential
    (2" meter)
    Meter $7,768 $6,976 $14,744
    Nonresidential
    (3" meter)
    Meter $15,536 $13,952 $29,488
    Nonresidential
    (4" meter)
    Meter $24,275 $21,800 $46,075
    Nonresidential
    (6" meter)
    Meter $48,550 $43,600 $92,150
    Nonresidential
    (8" meter)
    Meter $77,680 $69,760 $147,440
    Nonresidential
    (10" meter)
    Meter $111,665 $100,280 $211,945
    For any additional information. please contact the Assistant City Engineer/ Water & Wastewater Impact Fee Administrator, Matt Casey, at 575-8206 or by email  mcasey@fayetteville-ar.gov.

     

    City Planning administers and enforces the City's Unified Development Code, implements long range plans, and facilitates the development process in Fayetteville. 

    Engineering protects the City's floodplains, facilitates the installation of the City's infrastructure, and manages the transportation bond & capital improvements programs.

    Community Services coordinates the animal services, community development, and code compliance programs.

    Building Safety administers building regulations that protect the health, safety, and welfare of Fayetteville's citizens in the built environment.

    Animal Services operates the Fayetteville Animal Shelter and provides public education, adoption, and 24-hour emergency service for animals in the City.