Schedule of Fees

General


Application
Fee
Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application $600 (Plus Advertising)
Zone Change Application $600 (Plus Advertising)
Zone Change Application and Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application (Concurrent Applications) $900 (Plus Advertising)

Administrative Fees


Subdivision & Land Development


The following fees are adopted and set by the Town of South Kingstown Planning Board in the Subdivision and Land Development Regulations, Article XI - Administration of the Regulations and Amendments, Section D, Administrative Fees, and are hereby affirmed and incorporated into the Town of South Kingstown Schedule of Fees, as follows:

The following administrative fees are required to be paid by an applicant for approval of any subdivision and land development project, for the adequate review and hearing of applications, issuance of permits and the recording of the decisions thereon:
  1. Administrative Subdivision: ($100)
    No filing fee shall be required for recording of property surveys where no adjustment to boundaries of existing lots is proposed.
  2. Minor Land Development and Minor Subdivision
    1. Pre-application Meeting and Concept Review: ($100)
    2. Preliminary: ($200 + $20 per unit)
    3. Final: ($100 +$20 per unit)
  3. Major Land Development and Major Subdivision
    1. Pre-application Meeting and Concept Review: ($100)
    2. Conceptual Master Plan: ($200 + $20 per unit)
    3. Preliminary: ($200 + $20 per unit)
    4. Final: ($100 + $20 per unit)
      All filing fees specified in Subsections 1,2, and 3 above shall be paid to the Town by the subdivider at the time of filing the application for subdivision approval with the Administrative Officer.
  4. Applications for extension of approvals or deadlines established by these Regulations under Article VIII, Section C (amended August 13, 1996)
    1. Re-instatement of Expired Approval: ($300)
    2. Extension of deadline or approval: ($100)
  5. Inspection Fees: 2% of the total amount of the original performance bond including all required improvements. In the absence of a performance bond, inspection fees in the amount of 2% of the total estimated cost of all required improvements as estimated in accordance with the procedure established in Article VII. Inspection fees shall be paid in full before construction begins of any improvements requiring inspection.
  6. Route 1 Special Management District: Filing fees for development in the Route 1 Special Management District shall be as follows:
    1. Pre-application Meeting and Concept Review: ($500)
    2. Conceptual Master Plan: Residential Uses - $100 + $10 per lot or dwelling unit, whichever is greater
      Non-Residential or Mixed Uses:
      • New land development projects with a total GFA less than 5,000 square feet: ($500)
      • New land development projects with a total GFA of 5,000 square feet or more: ($1,000)
      • Developments not involving new building construction or significant enlargement of an existing building: ($500)
    3. Preliminary: Residential Uses - $100 + $10 per lot or dwelling unit, whichever is greater
      Non-Residential or Mixed Uses:
      • New land development projects with a total GFA less than 5,000 square feet: ($500)
      • New land development projects with a total GFA of 5,000 square feet or more: ($1,000)
      • Developments not involving new building construction or significant enlargement of an existing building: ($500)
    4. Final: Residential Uses - $100 + $10 per lot or dwelling unit, whichever is greater Non-Residential or Mixed Uses:
      • New land development projects with a total GFA less than 5,000 square feet: ($250)
      • New land development projects with a total GFA of 5,000 square feet or more: ($500)
      • Developments not involving new building construction or significant enlargement of an existing building: ($250)
    5. Changes in use of land or buildings or combination thereof to an approved Land Development Project for review by the Administrative Officer:
      • Where no significant expansion or physical alteration of building exterior or land is involved: (no fee)
      • Where such alterations are involved, the same fee for new construction for preliminary review by the Planning Board shall be required.
  7. Flexible Design Residential Projects: Project Review Fees for Flexible Design Residential Projects shall be as follows (effective August 14, 2001):
    • $500/lot or dwelling unit for the first five lots or dwelling units, (whichever is greater) including existing dwellings, if present; plus $150/lot or dwelling unit for every lot or dwelling unit thereafter
    Fees-in-lieu-of Land Dedication
    • $50,000/acre X .01 Gross Acre per person X _____ DUs X 2.81 persons/DU
      Performance Bond set by Planning board (if applicable)
      Maintenance Bond shall be 5% of the total estimated cost of all required improvements.

Fair Share Development Fees Effective July 1, 2015


  1. Educational Facilities:
    • Single and duplex unit fee $2,162
    • Multi-household units w/ two bedrooms or less $1,081
    • Accessory apartments and multi-household units w/ one bedroom $541
  2. Recreational Facilities:
    • Single household fee $3,140
    • Households with two bedrooms or less $2,355