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Building Permit Cancellation & Refund Request

  1. Fill out this form completely to submit a request to cancel a permit and request a refund from the Conservation and Development Department, Building Inspection Division. All fees paid on a permit eligible for cancellation are not all refundable. If your request is approved, you will be notified as to what other agencies/districts you may need to request refunds from.

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  2. The County Building Official may authorize the refund of required permit fees as follows:

    Building Permits
    a) Unused Building permit. On the canceling of a building permit within one hundred eighty (180) days after issuance, no work having been done and no inspections having been performed, the holder may be allowed a refund of the amount in excess of one hundred fifty dollars but no more than eighty percent, 80%, of the building permit fee paid. No refunds of plan check fees for issued permits shall be allowed. Any unused plumbing, electrical, or mechanical permit(s) taken in conjunction with a building permit are governed by the refund procedures in subsection (b) of this section.

    b) Unused plumbing electrical or mechanical permits. No refund of deposits for these permits (including sub permits issued in conjunction with building permits, and miscellaneous permits) shall be allowed, except that on the canceling of a permit within one hundred eighty (180) days after issuance, no work having been done, the holder may be allowed a refund of the amount in excess of one hundred fifty dollars but no more than eighty percent, 80%, of the plumbing electrical or mechanical permit(s) fees paid. (Ords. 2007-54 § 2, 2002-31 § 2, 99-1 § 5, 80-14 § 4, 76-15).

    Grading Permits
    (a) Filing fees, permit transfer fees, penalty fees and site investigation fees shall not be refunded.

    (b) In cases of a reduction of planned work, the approval of an amended permit therefore by the county building official, and satisfactory completion of the work covered by the permit, the permittee may apply to the county building official within thirty days after issuance of the certificate of completion for a refund of that portion of the permit fee which would not have been required for a permit based on the revised cost of the work in the amended permit. (Ords. 99-46 § 8: 69-59 § 1, 1969).

  3. Permit number starts with BI

  4. Requestor's Information

    Please be advised that a qualifying refund will be made payable to the original payer on record.

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