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Kevin L. Riley
Director of Planning & Inspection

Email: Planning & Inspection
Telephone: 408-615-2450
Fax: 408-247-9857

OFFICE HOURS
Monday - Friday
8:00A-12:00P, 1:00P-5:00P

ADDRESS
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Table No. 3-C Mechanical Permit

Administering Department: Planning & Inspection
tel: (408) 615-2420 fax: (408) 241-3823

Minimum Permit Fee: $50.00

Permit Issuance
For issuing each supplemental permit for which the original permit has not expired, been canceled or finaled $7.25

 

New Buildings
The following fees shall include complete plumbing system on each building.  
New Commercial buildings. Per square foot (0.09m3) $0.08
New Residential buildings. Per square foot (0.09m3) $0.05
For other types of alterations, additions and modifications to existing buildings, use Unit Fee Schedule.  

  

Unit Fee Schedule
1. Furnaces
 
  For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, up to and including 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW) $14.80
  For the installation or relocation of each forced-air or gravity-type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance, over 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW) $18.20
  For the installation or relocation of each floor furnace, including vent $14.80
  For the installation or relocation of each suspended heater, recessed wall heater or floor-mounted unit heater $14.80
2. Appliance Vents
 
  For the installation, relocation or replacement of each appliance vent installed and not included in an appliance permit $7.25
3. Repairs or Additions
 
  For the repair of, alteration of, or addition to each heating appliance, refrigeration unit, cooling unit, absorption unit, or each heating, cooling, absorption, or evaporative cooling system, including installation of controls regulated by the Mechanical Code $13.70
4. Boilers, Compressors and Absorption Systems
 
  For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor to and including three horsepower (10.6 kW), or each absorption system to and including 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW) $14.70
  For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over three horsepower (10.6 kW) to and including 15 horsepower (52.7 kW), or each absorption system over 100,000 Btu/h (29.3 kW) to and including 500,000 Btu/h (146.6 kW) $27.15
  For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 15 horsepower (52.7 kW) to and including 30 horsepower (105.5 kW), or each absorption system over 500,000 Btu/h (146.6 kW) to and including 1,000,000 Btu/h (293.1 kW) $37.25
  For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 30 horsepower (105.5 kW) to and including 50 horsepower (176 kW), or each absorption system over 1,000,000 Btu/h (293.1 kW) to and including 1,750,000 Btu/h (512.9 kW) $55.45
  For the installation or relocation of each boiler or compressor over 50 horsepower (176 kW), or each absorption system over 1,750,000 Btu/h (512.9 kW) $92.65
5. Air Handlers
 
  For each air-handling unit to and including 10,000 cubic feet per minute (cfm) (4719 L/s), including ducts attached thereto $10.65
  Note: This fee does not apply to an air-handling unit which is a portion of a factory-assembled appliance, cooling unit, evaporative cooler or absorption unit for which a permit is required elsewhere in the Mechanical code.
For each air-handling unit over 10,000 cfm (4719 L/s)
$18.10
6. Evaporative Coolers  
  For each evaporative cooler other than portable type $10.65
7. Ventilation and Exhaust
 
  For each ventilation fan connected to a single duct $7.25
  For each ventilation system which is not a portion of any heating or air-conditioning system authorized by a permit $10.65
  For the installation of each hood which is served by mechanical exhaust, including the ducts for such hood $10.65
8. Incinerators  
  For the installation or relocation of each domestic-type incinerator $18.20
  For the installation or relocation of each commercial or industrial-type incinerator $14.50
9. Miscellaneous
 
  For each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by the Mechanical Code but not classed in other appliance categories, or for which no other fee is listed in this table $10.65

  

Other Inspections and Fees
1. Inspections outside of normal business hours (minimum charge--two hours) $300.00*
2. Re-inspection fees assessed under provisions of Section 305.8 $80.00 per hour*
3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated (minimum charge--one-half hour) $80.00 per hour*
4. Additional plan review required by changes, additionsor revisions to approved plans
(minimum charge--one-half hour)
$100.00 per hour*

* Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is the greatest. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

Last updated: 8/13/2009 9:24:21 PM