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ORDINANCE NO. 211109D
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BEVERLY HILL, TEXAS AMENDING APPENDIX A – FEE SCHEDULE TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES; REPEALING ALL CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, the City of Beverly Hills, Texas is a General Law Type A city; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Beverly Hills desires to provide for the general health, safety and welfare of its citizens; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Beverly Hills desires to adopt and establish certain fees for services to set forth in the Fee Appendix to the Code of Ordinances; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Beverly Hills desires to provide a schedule of fines, charges, fees and permits for services provided to the commercial and residential property owners within the corporate limits and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City; and
WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City of Beverly Hills to periodically review all pertinent fees, rates, charges, fees and permits recovers the cost associated with providing such services, including operation and maintenance to commercial and residential users within the corporate limits and the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has conducted a review of its fines, rates, charges, fees and permits and has determined that it is in the best interest of the general health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the City of Beverly Hills to amend and establish the fees herein to recover the cost of service, operation and maintenance associated with these municipal activities; therefore,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS, MCLENNAN COUNTY, TEXAS, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. All the above premises are hereby found to be true and correct legislative findings of the City and are hereby approved and incorporated herein to the body of this Ordinance as if copied in their entirety.
SECTION 2. The Fee Appendix of the City of Beverly Hills Code of Ordinances is hereby amended as set forth in Exhibit “A” as are attached hereto and incorporated herein for all purposes and such fees are hereby adopted.
SECTION 3. The amended Fee Appendix shall apply to all services provided to commercial and residential users within the corporate limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction of the City.
SECTION 4. REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES. All ordinances, orders, resolutions and fee schedules heretofore passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of Beverly Hills, Texas are hereby repealed to the extent said ordinances, orders, resolutions and fee schedules, or part thereof, are in conflict herewith.
SECTION 5. SEVERABILITY CLAUSE. If any section, article, paragraph, sentence, clause, phrase or work of this Ordinance or application thereto any person or circumstances is held invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance and the City Council hereby declares it would have passed such remaining portions of this Ordinance despite such invalidity, which remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
SECTION 6. EFFECTIVE DATE. The fact the present ordinances and regulations of the City of Beverly Hills, Texas, creates an emergency for the immediate preservation of public business, property, health, safety and general welfare of the public that requires that this Ordinance shall become effective from and after November 9, 2021 and it is accordingly so ordained.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS, TEXAS, THIS THE 9TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2021.
CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS
FEE APPENDIX (2021)
SCHEDULE I. ADMINISTRATIVE (NON-DEPARTMENTAL)
Returned Check Fee $ 30.00
NSF Electronic Check Fee $ 25.00
Notary Fee (1st signature) $ 6.00
Notary Fee (each additional) $ 1.00
Publication Information Fees In accordance with Government Code, Chapter 552.
SCHEDULE II. ANIMAL CONTROL
Animal Transportation $ 80.00
Animal Transportation (Vicious Animal) $ 100.00
SCHEDULE III. BUILDING, DEVELOPMENT & ZONING
New Residential Construction
Building $ .21 sq. ft. of living + garage
Electrical $ .05 sq. ft. of living + garage
Mechanical $ .02 sq. ft. of living + garage
Auction/Sales $ 60.00
Business Permit $ 25.00
Carport Permit $ 60.00 min, $ .20 per sq. ft.
Commercial Accessory $ 75.00 min, $ 9 per $ 1,000.00
Commercial Building – New $ 320.00 min, $ .21 per sq. ft.
Commercial Remodel $ 125.00 min, $ 9 per $ 1,000.00
Commercial Plan Review (In house) $ 1000.00
Commercial Plan Review (Outsourced) Cost + 15 %
Deck $ 50.00
Demolition $ 50.00
Duplex $ 260.00, $ .21 per sq. ft.
Fence $ 60.00
Flat work $ 75.00 min, $ .02 per sq. ft.
Foundation Repair $ 30.00
Gas $ 60.00
Land Clearing, Filling or Grading $ 240.00
Multi Family Building $ 290.00 min, $ .20 per sq. ft.
Re-Inspect Fee $ 60.00
Residential Accessory Building/Patio Cover $ 50.00 min, $ .20 per sq. ft.
Residential Plan Review $ 150.00
Roof Permit (without decking) $ 60.00
Roof Permit with decking $ 80.00
Repairs and Alterations to existing residential structures:
R&A (Repairs & Alterations) $ 200.00
Leveling $ 75.00
Siding $ 75.00
Windows $ 75.00
Other items not covered in Fee Schedule $ 50.00
Ex: add elec. circuit, remove or add single wall
Signs without electricity $ 100.00
Signs with electricity $ 130.00
200sq. ft. & larger $ 150.00
Certificate of Occupancy $ 100.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy – 90 days $ 50.00
Temporary Certificate of Occupancy – 30 days $ 25.00
New or Change out Service $ 75.00
T Pole/Temporary Service $ 50.00
Base Fee $ 75.00
(ex. Heating, Duct, AC)
PLANNING & ZONING
Rezone Application Fee $ 400.00
Specific Use Permit Application Fee $ 400.00
Variance Application Fee $ 400.00
Adult Oriented Business Permit(Annually) $ 1000.00
Adult Oriented Business Permit(Survey Fee) $ 500.00
SCHEDULE IV. BUSINESS LICENSE
Amusement/Car Show/Benefits Permit $ 150.00
Peddlers & Solicitor’s License
Texas Resident Only $ 125.00
SCHEDULE V. CODE ENFORCEMENT
Garage Sale Permit $ 10.00
Junkyard/Wrecking Yard Fee (Annual) $ 50.00
Mowing Fee (Code Violations) $ 225.00 + cost
Mowing Fee (By Vendor)
Filing fees At Cost
Debris Removal/Haul Costs $100.00 per hour per piece of City Equipment (includes operator) + disposal cost + 20% of disposal cost
SCHEDULE VI. MUNICIPAL COURT
Municipal Court Security Fee $ 3.00
Municipal Court Technology Fund $ 4.00
Schedule VII. POLICE
The first two (2) burglar alarms are at no charge. Starting with the third (3rd) the charge is $50.00 for each nonvalid alarm.
The first two (2) hold-up alarms are at no charge. Starting with the third (3rd) hold-up alarm the charge is $100.00. Each one thereafter is $150.00.
Notary $ 6.00
Offense & Accident Reports $ 6.00
Police Security $ 40.00/Hr./ per Officer
(Min. 2 Officers @ events with Alcohol or over 100 occupants)
Warrant Insurance Fee $ 50.00
SCHEDULE VIII. FIRE
Commercial Fire Inspection $ 150.00
Foster homes, pre-school centers $ 50.00
SCHEDULE VIIII. STREETS
Clean up Fee for Spills – Non-HAZMAT $ 550.00 per hr.