Building Permit Fees and Applications

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The City of Smyrna has adopted an incentive program to promote quality development in the City. If approved by the City, permit fees (excluding Fire Marshal Plan Checking Fee) and water connection fees (excluding Sewer Development Fee) can be either reduced or waived. The following listing details the type and cost associated with each of these fees:

Type Cost
Building/Land Disturbance Permit

$7.00 per $1000.00 of estimated cost of construction

(minimum $110.00 fee)

Records Fee 10% of building permit cost
Water Meters

$1,700 (1" meter)
$1,700 (for residential irrigation/sprinkler system )

$830.00 (to upgrade existing meter to 1" meter)

  Apartments cost of meter (6" or 8") and installation cost plus 20% of contractor cost
  Commercial $1,050.00 - $16,000.00 (depending on meter size, call Public Works for details)
Line charge $3.50 - $6.50 / linear foot
Labor cost (20%)
Sewer Tap Fees  
   Subdivision $1,331.00 (if developer installs internal system)
   Residential $1,331.00 per unit
   Apartments $350.00 per unit
   Condominiums $350.00 per unit
   Commercial $1,331.00 per business up to 2,000 s.f.
$250.00 per 1,000 s.f. if above 2,000 s.f.
Sewer Main  
   DIP $15.00 - $85.00 depending upon depth
   PVC $9.28 - $32.25 depending upon depth


The following permits can be printed and returned to the Community Development office at 3180 Atlanta Road SE.  Please contact our office for more information.

Building Permit Application

HVAC Permit Application

Sign Permit Application

Temporary Sign Application,
Temporary Sign Info Sheet

Code Compliance Bond

Plumbing Permit Application

Sub-Contractor Affidavit

Electrical Permit Application

Application for Plan Submittal


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