Fee Schedule

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Environmental Services
Law Enforcement
Public Health
Social Services
Solid Waste
Planning & Zoning
Board Approved November 13, 2020
Effective January 01, 2021
Data Processing
Computer Data Extract Set Up Fee  
Existing Process  $15
New Process  $30/hr (1 hr minimum)
Conversion to Different Platform  $30/hr (1 hr minimum)
Data Request  Fees charged per State Statute (MN Department of Administration)
Media Fees  
Computer Printout  $0.50/page
Labels  $0.05/label
Outgoing  $0.50/page
Incoming  $0.50/page
Employees  $0.75/page
Staff Vehicles  $0.35/mile 
Notary Fee  $5
NSF Check Charge  $30
Public  $0.25/black & white
Employees  $0.05/black & white
Government Entity  $0.05/black & white
Room Rentals  
North Complex Meeting Room  $50 up to 2 hours/$20 per
 each additional hour to be charged
 in hour increments only
Saturdays  $100
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Special Assessments  
New Assessments                     $2/parcel                               
With annual minimum  $5
Updated Parcel  $1/parcel
Tax Abatements  $3/parcel
Special Assessment Search   $10/parcel
Individual Ditch Release  $10
Copies Ditch Maps & Files  $1/page
Petition for Outlet  $5
Notices over 10  $0.30
Delinquent Tax Property  
Court Cost & Publication Fee  $20/parcel
Repurchase of Tax Forfeited Property  $50/parcel
Confession of Judgment  $100/parcel
Filing Fee-County Offices  $50
Filing Fee-SWCD  $20
Admin Fee - March Twp with Equipment  $300
Admin Fee - School Special  $500
Auditor's Certificate to Values & Taxes   $200/each
Audit Verification  $50/each
Automated Escrow Data Exchange  $2.50/parcel/payment file
Electronic Tax Statement File with Zeros  $500/each
TIF District Certificate(set up)  $100/parcel
Revenue Recapture Fee  $25/parcel/year
Certificate of Current Tax  $10/parcel
Tax Escrow/Parcel/Year  $5/parcel
On Sale Intoxicating Liquor  $2,000/year 
On Sale Intoxicating Liquor-Sunday  $100/year
Off Sale Intoxicating Liquor  $200/year
On Sale Non-Intoxicating Liquor  $200/year
(Distribution to County and Township)  $100 ($100 each, 50% and 50%)
On Sale Non-Intoxicating Liquor-Restricted  $100/year
(Distribution to County and Township)  $50 ($50 each, 50% and 50%)
On Sale Non-Intoxicating Liquor  $50/day
Off Sale Non-Intoxicating Liquor  $100/year
(Distribution to County and Township)  $50 ($50 each, 50% and 50%)
Tobacco  $150/year
Dangerous Dog  $50/year
Auctioneer  $20/year
Transient Merchant  $150/year
Precious Metal  $100/year
Large Assemblies  $200/day
Vitals Statistic Certified Copy  $30+fee
Emergency-Issued Non-Work Hours Re-Issue Marriage Document(applicant error)  $15
Outdoor Public Fireworks Display Permit  $100/event
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Assessment Fees  
Parcel Assessment Fee  $7.50
Parcel Maintenance Fee  $3
Request for Assessment Info  $500.00/run
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Environmental Services 

Dye Test  $100
After the Fact Permits  Double Fee
Special Committee Meetings for Permit
Permit (includes one inspection)  $150
New Feedlot Renewal Permit Unused in First Year  $2,000
Additional Inspections  $50
Permit Amendment  $50
Administrative Permit  $50
GIS Map with or without Feedlot Setbacks  $20
Check or Verification of Feedlot Setbacks per Parcel except to landowner of parcel  for the first lot)  $20
On-site Feedlot Locating for Measurement  $100
Feedlot Committee Review for CUP or Variance  $200
Re-inspection Fee for CUP's  $50
Copy of Feedlot Ordinance  $20
Subsurface Sewage Treatment System (SSTS) Permit  
Requests to Approve SSTS Permit in less than 2 working Days will Require a Fee 1.5 Times the Normal Permit Fee  $450
Standard Individual Subsurface Sewage Treatment System-SSTS  $450 (includes soil verification fee)
Holding Tank  $150
Operating (new or renewal)  $50
Advance Designer/Inspector  $400 or county's actual cost
SSTS Renewal Permit Fee-Unplatted Area  $2,000
Permit Amendment or Change of Design  $50 
Low Interest Loan Application Fee  $30
Non-standard SSTS Requiring Monitoring  $450
Copy of SSTS Ordinance  $20
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4H Building (Back)  $225/day
4H Cafe  $90/day
Agribition Building  $335/day
Large Animal (Cleanup)  $7/head
Country Diner  $90/day
Milk Room Rental  $75/day
Wash Facility Rental  $75/day
Wash Facility (Cleanup)  $100/event
Ag Building (Gym)  $40/hour
Commercial Building Exhibit Hall  $675/day
Commercial Building Meeting Room  $90/day
Commercial Building Gym  $20/hour per court
Open Gym $3/person per day
Pavilion with Mall area  $225/day
Indoor Show Arena  $275/day
Outdoor Show Arena  $150/day
Horticulture Building  $225/day
Sheep and Swine Barns  $225/day
Sheep and Swine Barns (Cleanup)  $7/animal
Horse Barn  $300/day
Horse Barn (Cleanup)  $7/animal
Horse Barn Stall Rental (events)  $20/animal per day
Poultry Building  $200/day
Grandstand   $1,500/day
Cold Storage  $12/linear foot
Convenient/Event Camping  $25/day
Janitor  $25/hour
Additional Tables and Chairs  $5/table and 8 chairs per event
Additional Tables without Chairs  $5/table per event
Wireless or Portable Microphones  $50/event
Stage  $75 small; $150 constructed
Pre-Post Setup for events $100/large buildings; $45/small buildings
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Assignment of New Address's
The assignment of new address permit  is prepaid  at the Zoning Office with fees going to the Highway Office
Non-routine Replacement of Address Sign  $195
Materials (parts, signs, posts, salt, sand, etc)  Cost plus 20 percent
Barricade Rental (Type III with sign)  $2/day
Barricade Flasher Rental $0.25/day
County Road  $75 (support & installation)
Non-county Road  $80 (support)
   $300 (support & installation)
Specific Service Sign  $510/sign
Gravel Gradation Testing  $120/sample
Right of Way Permit (Utility or Special Use)  $125
OS/OW Single Move Transportation Permit  $50 each move
OS/OW Annual Transportation Permit  $150/annually
90k Construction Materials Transportation Permit  $300/annually
97k Construction Materials Transportation Permit  $500/annually
Widen Field Approach Permit  No Charge
New Field/Residential Permit  $125/each
Commercial/Industrial/Streets Permit  $250/each
Pipe Charge  
New  Cost plus 20 percent
Township Bridge Inspection  Actual cost plus 10 percent
Township Snow/Ice Control  $165 regular rate
 $185 holiday rate
Township Mowing  $95 regular rate
 $115 holiday rate
Township Blading  $155 regular rate
 $175 holiday rate
Highway Labor Rate  
Maintenance Labor  $45/hour
Engineering Labor  $50/hour
GIS Labor  $55/hour
Administration Labor  $60/hour
Equipment Rental Rates  Cost plus overhead
Miscellaneous GIS Fees  
Maps (up to 11"x17")          $10/copy
Maps (up to 22"x34")  $15/copy
GIS Data  Labor rates apply
LIDAR and OrthoPhotography  Labor rates apply
Media (CD)  $5/CD
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Law Enforcement

Jail Boarding Fees  $55
Jail Booking Reports  $5
Prisoner Booking Fee  $15
Huber  $25
Audio Tape Reproduction  
CD/DVD   $15
USB Flash Drive   $25
Fingerprinting (civilian)  $20
Color Wheel UA Test  $25
UA Tests-in house  $25 positive $10 negative
UA Tests-Spice/K2-in house  $25 positive $10 negative
Court Ordered PBT Test  $25/week
Medical Co-Pay (inmates)  
Nurse  $10
Medication  Refill cost per RX
Doctor  $10
Home Detention Fees  
Electronic Home Monitoring - landline  $16/day $112/week
Electronic Home Monitoring - ethernet  $17/day - $119/week
Electronic Home Monitoring - cellular  $18/day $126/week
Electronic Home Monitoring w/alcohol - landline  $16/day $112/week
Electronic Home Monitoring w/alcohol - ethernet  $17/day - $119/week
Electronic Home Monitoring w/alcohol - cellular  $18/day $126/week
SentencedElectronic Alcohol Monitoring - landline  $13/day $91/week
SentencedElectronic Alcohol Monitoring - cellular  $13/day $91/week
Pre-SentencedElectronic Alcohol Monitoring-private attorney  $13/day $91/week
Pre-Ssentenced Electronic Alcohol Monitoring-public defender  $5/day $35/week
Monitoring-hookup Fee  $30/one time fee
Civil Fees  
Service of Process per Paper  $60 including mileage
Additional Papers Served at same Residence  $30
Execution Commission  5 percent
Sale Notice-posting 3 copies  $60
Legal "Not Founds" Notice  $60
Executions Returned "Satisfied"  $60
Executions Returned "Unsatisfied"  $60
Return of Process-when no service made  $60
All Sheriff's Sales  $75
Redemption of Property-Mortgagor  $250
Redemption of Property-Other  $250
Certificate of Real Estate Sale  $65
Securing Property/Deputy Sheriff w/Squad  $100/hour/deputy
Handgun Permit to Carry (new applicant)  $70
Handgun Permit to Carry (late renewal)  $60
Handgun Permit to Carry (renewal)  $50
Permit to Carry (replacement card)  $10
Insurance Reports-first 3 pages  Free
Insurance Reports-four pages  $1
Insurance Reports-additional pages  $.25/each
Investigation Reports-first 3 pages  Free
Investigation Reports-four pages  $1
Investigation Reports-additional pages  $.25/each
Records Research Fee  $30/hour minimum
Scale Drawing  $45
Daily Firearm Storage Fee  $1/day per weapon
Digital Photos to CD  $15/CD
Transcription of Tapes/911 Calls  $30/hour minimum
Fire Arms Training  $50/peace officer plus cost of ammunition
Deputy Sheriff with Squad  $100/hour/deputy
Deputy Sheriff without Squad  $60/hour/deputy
Charge for backgrounds for other Agencies  $40/hour plus expenses
Storage Fees-small items  $15/day
Storage Fees-vehicles  $25/day
Storage Fees-large equipment/items  $35/day
Security for all Events with Squad  $50/hour/posse member
Security for all Events without Squad  $25/hour/posse member
Use of Light Tower  $150/day (24 hr period)
Use of Command Post  $100/day (does not include personnel)
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Camping Fees  
Electrical  $30/day (tax and fees included)
Non-electrical  $23/day (tax and fees included)
Picnic Shelters   $35 
Dumping Stations  $10/dump
Firewood  $5/bundle
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Public Health

Administration Fee  $40
Administration Fee for those with MN Vaccine for Children Account  $20
Flu Shot  $40
High-dose Flu Shot  $60
Adult Hepatitis A or B  $50
Adult Hepatitis A or B (Twinrix)  $100
Measles-Mumps-Rubella  $45
Mantoux (Tuberculosis Screening)  $30
Tdap  $50
Foot Clinics   $25
Child Passenger Safety Program & Car Seat  
Eligible PrimeWest Families  Free of charge
Income Eligible Families  $20 (when car seats are available)
All Other  $50
Health Education Consultation Fee $50/hour
CARS Training  
In-House (Public Health or Social Services sponsored)  $30/participant
Outside Agency  $50/hour
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Fax/e-mail of Record   $10 plus copy fee 
Copies/Images of Record  $1/page
Copes/Images of Recorded Mailed  $1/page ($2 min)
Copies Reduced Plats/RLS/Half Sections/Parcel Maps   $3
Uncertified Copies of Certificate of Title  $1/page ($10 max)
Document Deposit (600.23)  $150/document/year
Security Deposit (386.78)  $500 minimum
Passport Picture  $12
Landshark Fees  
Set-up Fee  $50
Monthly Fee  $50
Document Image  $2
Torrens Certificate  $2
Credit Card Access Fee  $5
Ordination Recording  $20
Certificate of Delinquent Tax $10/parcel
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 Social Services

Adult Services & Case Management Fee  Sliding Fee Based on Federal Poverty Guidelines
Copy of Audio Tape of Child Protection  
Assessments and Interviews  $5
Copy of Typed Reports of Child Protection  
Assessments and Interviews  $.50/page
Background Checks for Abuse/Neglect Issues  
Charge to other States  Up to $100 (actual cost)/background
Day Care Licensing Fee  $50 total fee (includes fire inspection)
Day Care Licensing Fee  $25 (if $50 fire inspection fee is required)
Day Care Re-licensing Fee  $100 total fee (effective for 2 years)
Chemical Health Assessment  Sliding Fee Based on State Fee Scale
Corporate Adult Foster Care Licensing  $500 total fee (generally effective for 2 years)
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Solid Waste

Solid Waste Licensing  
Solid Waste Transportation  $175/business
Collection & Disposal  $30/vehicle
Recycling  $15/vehicle
Vehicle Change or Addition  $30/vehicle
MSW/Demo Decal Replacement  $30/vehicle
Recycling decal/Access Card Replacement  $15/vehicle
Solid Waste & Abatement MSW Facility
Solid Waste & Abatement Demolition Facility License  $500
Solid Waste & Abatement Recycling Facility License  $500
Non-compliance Penalty Fees  
Reporting Requirements not Met  $150/occurrence
Transportation  $1.25/mile
Problem Materials  
Fluorescent Bulbs  $0.75/bulb
Household Light Bulbs  $.50/pound
PCB Ballasts  $1.50/pound
Non-PCB Ballasts  $0.50/pound
Light Car & Truck Oil Filters   $0.75/filter
Large Vehicle/Tractor Oil Filters  $1.50/filter
Individual Use/Camping Cylinders  $2/each
High Intensity Discharge Bulbs  $2.50/bulb
Capacitors  $3.50/pound
Neon Bulbs  $1/pound
Quartz Lamps  $1.50/each
Mattresses  $20/each
Box Springs  $20/each
Crib Matresses  $7/each
Tires (light car and/or truck only)  $4/each
Tires/Rims  $0.40/pound
Rims  $2/each
Electronics  $0.35/pound
Electronic Items (laptop & larger)   $10/each
Appliances  $10/each
Misc. Bulb Cylinders  Vendor pricing
Artificial Christmas Tree  $5/each
Car Seats  $5/item
Car Seat Base & Booster Seats  $2.50/item
Recording Media (in county)  $0.25/pound
Recording Media (out of county)  $0.50/pound
VSQG Waste Disposal  
Paints,Solvents, Antifreeze, Motor Oil and Roofing Tars  $0.75/pound
Aerosol Cans  $0.75/can
Asbestos Containing Products  $1.50/pound
Contaminated Sorbents  $1.75/pound
Lab-packed Wastes  $3.25/pound
Special Waste Streams  Cost plus 30 percent
Mixed Batteries  $1/pound
Household Hazardous Waste Supplies  Cost plus 30 percent
VSQG Technical Support  $45/hour
MRF Processing  
Non-Contracted Single Sort Processing Fee  $56/ton
Non-Contracted Single Sort Processing Fee collected from Out-of-County  $60/ton
Special Cart Delivery Requests (More than one cart switch within a 12 month period)   $20/each
Problem Material Curbside Collection  $6.52 plus tax/pickup
Cart Replacement Cost (95)  $55/each
Cart Replacement Cost (65)  $45/each
Cart Replacement Cost (35)  $35/each
Gaylord Boxes (non-selective)  $5/each
Pallets (standard)  $2/each
Disposal of Contaminated Load or Residue  $150/ton or $70/cubic yard
Commercial Services   
Basket Rental  $15/month
Scale Fee  $5/ticket
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Planning & Zoning

Land Use Permits  
Dwelling & Manufactured Home  $325
County  $250
Township  $75
Dwelling Renewal Permit when Blocking Another Building Eligibility  $2,000
Dwelling Additions of Attached Garage  $150
County  $100
Township  $50
Dwelling Additions of Livable Area  $200
County  $150
Township  $50
Three Season & Enclosed Porches   $75
County  $50
Township  $25
Commercial/Industrial  $750
County  $600
Township  $150
Commercial Additions  $375
County  $300
Township  $75
  Min fee of $750 for new commercial construction and $375 minimum fee for additions.  There shall be a surcharge of additional fees of $2 per $1,000 of value exceeding $100,000.

Handicap Accessible Code will have its
own predetermined fee established
by the State not to exceed $1,000.  Minimum
fee of $200 with surcharge of $2 per $1,000 of value exceeding $100,000.
Accessory Structures >2,400 sq. ft. or Structures Holding Livestock  $150
County  $120
Township  $30
Accessory Structures <2,400 sq. ft
& Grain Bins
County  $75
Township  $25
Accessory Structures <200 sq. ft
& Decks > 50 sq. ft.
County  $20
Township  $10
Greenhouse or Tent Style Construction Structures >2,400
sq. ft.
County  $50
Township  $25
Greenhouse or Tent Style Construction Structures <2,400 sq. ft.  $50
County  $35
Township  $15
   Township zoning offices will complete
 LUP permit applications for agricultural
 accessory structures and additions
 not housing livestock.
Conditional Use Permits  $400 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
After-the-Fact CUP Hearing Fees  $1,000
Mining CUP  $750 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
Major Essential Services CUP's
for Electrical Power Transmission
Line, Pipelines, Solar & Wind Turbines
 $650 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
  Minimum $650 with an additional $100 for each mile of electrical power transmission lines or pipelines. 
LUP - Solar Arrays of 1 MW or More  $1,000 or $50/acre whichever is greater
LUP - Solar Project not on Grid  $200 (No CUP needed)
LUP - Electrical Wind Generator  
>40 kw or >125' in Height  $500
<40 kw or <125' in Height  $125 (no CUP needed)
Towers & Antennas Require a CUP  $450 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
>199' LUP  $9,000
<199' LUP  $5,000
Co-Location of Additional Antennas,
LUP & Engineering Design
$1,250 (no CUP needed) Only frequency &
structural Engineering reviewed by a McLeod County engineering firm.
Antenna & Equipment Upgrade,
LUP & Engineering Design
 $750 (no CUP needed) a frequency & structural Engineering plan signed by a Licensed Engineer is required.  There's a $1,250 minimum fee without engineering plans.  Additional costs will be incurred by the applicant for county appointed engineering fees.
Variance Requests  $450 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
After-the-Fact Variance Requests  $1,000 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
Rezoning Requests  $700 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
Platting  $650 for the first lot and $200 every lot thereafter
Ordinance Amendments  $400
Special Meeting or Special Meeting
when Construction is Started without
Approval of Official Controls by the
County Board of Commissioners
 $900 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
Transfer Development Rights  $500 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
Amend Transfer Development Right  $250 plus recorders fee and state surcharges
LUP Revision Checks  $25
Zoning Certification  $50
Floodplain Certification  $50
Signs  $50 (up to 32 sq. ft. - $2 per sq. ft. up to
500 sq. ft. per side)
CUP & Variance Orders  $1/page
AllOthers  $.25/page
Same Day LUP's  Double the standard fee
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