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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
5 years and younger $60
between 6 and 9 years $30
Over 10 years *FREE**
"Pick your Purrrice" Adoption Promotion with a minimum fee of $20
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 - $50
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 - Display area (sq ft) x $1 + $10
Small Site Improvement Plan - No Fee
Vacation - $200*
Variance - $25/$100*
*An additional $5 public notice sign fee is required
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
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 Multi-Family
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
(per dwelling unit)
(5/8 x 3/4" meter)
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.