Knox Planning Commission Presents New Fee Schedule

The Knox City Council on Tuesday night discussed the revised fee schedule for the planning commission after the commission reportedly rewrote the entire ordinance with new, adjusted fees. Building Inspector Bruce Williams explained that many of the fees are new, such as the $300 fee to erect a tower, and others were removed, like the $50 fee for roofing permits.

Williams said the roofing work is hard to inspect and he sees it as more “maintenance” than renovation, as it doesn’t change the structure of the building.

Councilman Jeff Berg said the schedule looks good, and city attorney David Matsey said he hopes it will alleviate confusion and be easier to administer.

The council will hold the first reading of the fee schedule at their next meeting, and will review any recommendations or changes.