Kouts sets demolition, inspection fees

2014-01-22T00:00:00Z Kouts sets demolition, inspection feesPhil Wieland phil.wieland@nwi.com, (219) 548-4352 nwitimes.com
January 22, 2014 12:00 am  • 

KOUTS | The cost of demolishing a building in Kouts is about to go up $20.

The council approved an ordinance Monday establishing a $25 fee for demolition permits. Building Inspector Orville Jefferson said, up until then, the town had no provision for a fee, but he charged $5 to cover the paperwork involved in notifying the county to remove the building from the tax rolls.

Jefferson said the $5 didn't cover the cost of his time, which the new fee does. The ordinance also established a $25 fee to inspect any new electric meter installed on a property.

Both fees will go into effect in 30 days.

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