Environmental Fees

Fees as of 7/1/20.

General Environmental Fees

Fee Amount
Waiver Request - Wetland/Stream Delineation $50
Agricultural Land Preservation Review  $200/form
Floodplain Review including Site Inspection $250
Shore erosion Control Site Inspection $50
Lateral Line Review $25
Floodplain Map Review $25
Vegetative Removal Permit Review (includes inspection if needed) $75
Non-critical Area, Non For. Con Buffer Fees-in-Lieu $2.50/sq. ft.

Forest Conservation Program Fees

Fee Amount
Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan Review $250
Final Forest Conservation Plan Review $150
Standard Forest Stand Delineation (FSD) Plan Review $200
Simplified Forest Stand Delineation (FSD) Plan Review  $100
Site Inspection $50 each
Exemption Request $50
Declaration of Intent (DOI) $25 each
Forest Conservation Bond Application (includes legal doc review and two planting inspections) $200
Fees-in-Lieu of Mitigation - within Priority Funding Areas (PFA) $1.00/sq. ft.
Fees-in-Lieu of Mitigation - outside Priority Funding Areas (PFA) $1.20/sq. ft.
Non-Compliance Fee (for sq. ft. found to be in non-compliance) $0.30/sq. ft.
Extension of Approval Request $100

Critical Area (Chesapeake Bay) Program Fees

Fee Amount
Critical Area Review (Building and Grading Permits) $125
Buffer Management Plan Review (major/minor - includes inspections) $150
Buffer Management Plan Review $75
Critical Area Mitigation Planting Review (includes one inspection) $50
Critical Area Mitigation Planting Review - Additional inspections (2 or more visits) $30
Bond Administrative Fee (includes administration plus initial and final inspections) 25% of bond

Critical Area Mitigation Fees-In-Lieu

Fee Amount
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing within the 100 foot Buffer $2.50/sq. ft. 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing Outside of the 100 foot Buffer < 20% $1.25/sq. ft. 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing Outside of the 100 foot Buffer 20-30% $1.875/sq. ft. 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing Outside of the 100 foot Buffer > 30% (3:1) $3.75/sq. ft. + variance
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing within of the 100 foot Buffer > 30% (3:1) $5.00/sq. ft. + variance
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing Outside of the 100 foot Buffer - After the Fact (4:1) $5.00/sq. ft. 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing within the 100 foot Buffer - After the Fact (4:1) $10.00/sq. ft. 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing Outside of Buffer > 30% - After the Fact (7:1) $8.75/sq. ft. + variance 
Fees-in-Lieu for Clearing within the 100 foot Buffer > 30% - After the Fact (7:1) $17.50/sq. ft.