Fees

This is a full list of all Town fees from all departments.
Click on a department below to be directly sent to its fee listings.

Animal Services - Dog Pound Facility | Beach Department | Board of Selectmen
Conservation Commission | Director of Assessing | DPW Engineering Division
DPW Trees, Parks, Forestry and School Grounds | DPW Waste Management Facility
Fire Rescue Department | Harbor Master | Health Department | Historical Commission
Inspectional Services | Natural Resources | Planning Department
Police Department | Recreation Department | Town Clerk | Town Collector
Town Treasurer | Wastewater Division | Water Department | Weights and Measures
Zoning Board of Appeals Decisions


Animal Services - Dog Pound Facility
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Pick-up Fee $25.00   June 26, 2008
Pick-up Fee $35.00 subsequent time in same calendar year February 06, 2014
Care & Custody $15.00 Per Day   February 06, 2014
Care & Custody $25.00 Per Day subsequent time in same calendar year February 06, 2014
No. I.D. Tag or microchip $5.00   February 06, 2014


Beach Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Replacement Sticker $10.00   December 07, 2016
Resident/Taxpayer $35.00 per Year   December 12, 2016
Seasonal Sticker $250.00 Beach Stickers December 07, 2016
One Week Sticker $70.00 Beach Stickers December 07, 2016
Two Week Sticker $120.00 Beach Stickers December 07, 2016
Three Week Sticker $170.00 Beach Stickers December 07, 2016
Four Week Sticker $220.00 Beach Stickers December 07, 2016
Motel/Hotel Sticker $10.00 per day Beach Stickers November 20, 2008
Timeshare/Interval Ownership $30.00 Beach Stickers January 06, 2009
Daily Parking Fees   January 06, 2009
Old Silver Beach $20.00   January 06, 2009
Surf Drive Beach $15.00   May 17, 2011
Mill Road Beach $10.00   January 06, 2009
Menauhant Beach $10.00   January 06, 2009
Recreation Vehicles (Old Silver Beach Only $40.00 Daily Parking Fee February 05, 2014
Old Silver Beach $40.00   January 06, 2009
Other Beaches $20.00   January 06, 2009
Other fees   January 06, 2009
Swimming Lessons $30.00 Per child February 05, 2014
Swimming Lessons $20.00 Each additional Child (more than 3 children no additional cost) February 05, 2014
Special Use of Public Beach Property $200.00 per day   November 20, 2008


Board of Selectmen
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Yard Sale Permits $10.00   January 06, 2009
Use of Band Shell $50.00 (Town Band is Exempt) January 06, 2009
Filing Fee $25.00 Wetlands, fuel storage, etc. January 06, 2009
Vending Machines $25.00 Printed Matter, Per Machine   January 06, 2009
Taxi License $50.00   January 06, 2009
Filing Fee for other licenses $10.00   January 06, 2009
Entertainment Licenses   January 06, 2009
Non-Motorized Conveyance $25.00   January 06, 2009
Fortune Tellers $50.00   January 06, 2009
Juke Box $75.00   January 06, 2009
One Entertainer $75.00   January 06, 2009
Dancing, band, floor shows, theater, movies $100.00   January 06, 2009
Sunday Entertainment   January 06, 2009
Straight Sundays $5.00 by week   February 05, 2014
Saturday Night 1am - Plus Sunday $10.00 by week   January 06, 2009
Straight Sundays $75.00 By Year   January 06, 2009
Saturday Night - 1am plus Sunday $150.00 by year   January 06, 2009
Auto Dealership Fees   January 06, 2009
Class I $100.00   January 06, 2009
Class II $75.00   January 06, 2009
Class III $50.00   January 06, 2009
Junk Yard $25.00   January 06, 2009
Amusement Devices   May 14, 2012
Amusement Devices $100.00 Per Machine Video Games January 06, 2009
Amusement Devices (seasonal) $75.00 Per Machine Video Games January 06, 2009
Bowling Alleys $30.00 First Alley   January 06, 2009
Bowling Alleys $15.00 per additional alley January 06, 2009
Pool Table $100.00 Per   January 06, 2009
Second-Hand Dealers $25.00   May 14, 2012
Alcoholic Licenses Year Round All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Common Victual, Inn Holder $1,750.00 all year Alcoholic Licenses January 06, 2009
Club $1,350.00 all year Alcoholic Licenses January 06, 2009
Veterans Clubs $675.00 all year Alcoholic Licenses January 06, 2009
Retail Package Goods Store $1,850.00 $1,850 all year alcoholic licenses January 06, 2009
Druggist $525.00 all year Alcoholic Licenses January 06, 2009
Year Round Wine & Malt   January 06, 2009
Common Victual, Inn Holder $1,200.00 all year Wine & Malt Licenses January 06, 2009
Retail Package Goods Store $1,150.00 all year Wine & Malt Licenses January 06, 2009
Club $425.00 all year Wine & Malt Licenses January 06, 2009
Common Victual, Inn Holder Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
... Until November 30th $1,650.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
... Until January 15th $1,700.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Club $1,275.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Seasonal Wine Only $825.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
One - Day License $25.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Change of Manager $50.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Actual Transfer $50.00 Seasonal All Alcoholic January 06, 2009
Other Licenses   January 06, 2009
Common Victual $60.00 Other Licenses January 06, 2009
Lodging House License $35.00 Other Licenses January 06, 2009
Inn Holders $60.00 Other Licenses January 06, 2009
Special Event Fees   January 06, 2009
Events $25.00 up to 49 people Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Events $100.00 50 or more people Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Town Beach Weddings/Ceremonies $75.00 Resident Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Town Beach Weddings/Ceremonies $150.00 Non-Resident Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Town Beach Parking Lots $75.00 Resident Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Town Beach Parking Lots $150.00 Non-Resident Special Event Fees January 06, 2009
Other   January 06, 2009
Utilities License Agreements $200.00 plus cost of recording at BCRD January 06, 2009


Conservation Commission
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) $100.00 plus $16.00 advertising fee February 10, 2014
RDA Resource Area Confirmation $250.00   February 10, 2014
Notice Of Intent (NOI) Notice of Intent February 10, 2014
Single House Lot and Projects Thereon $100.00 NOI plus $16 advertising fee February 10, 2014
Commercial and Other Conservation $300.00 NOI plus $16 advertising fee February 10, 2014
Coastal Projects (including docks and dredging) $550.00 NOI plus $16 advertising fee February 10, 2014
Road Crossings $450.00 NOI plus $16 advertising fee February 10, 2014
All other not included $2.50 per linear foot NOI February 10, 2014
Administrative Review $50.00   February 10, 2014
Dock Inspection Fees   February 10, 2014
Initial Inspection $300.00 Dock Inspection Fees February 10, 2014
Subsequent Annual Inspection $60.00 Dock Inspection Fees February 10, 2014
Continuance Fees   February 10, 2014
For review of revised plan $50.00 Continuance Fees February 10, 2014
For additional site visit $50.00 Continuance Fees February 10, 2014
Ammended Order of Conditions $100.00 plus $16 advertising fee February 10, 2014
Extension Permit $100.00   February 10, 2014
Certificate of Compliance Fees   February 10, 2014
First Request $50.00 Certificate of Compliance Fees February 10, 2014
Second Request $100.00 Certificate of Compliance Fees February 10, 2014
Third Request $150.00 Certificate of Compliance Fees February 10, 2014
Search Fee $17.74 per hour Certificate of Compliance Fees February 10, 2014
ANRAD $2.00 per linear foot   February 10, 2014
Application after the Fact Double the listed fee February 10, 2014
Advertising Fee $16.00   February 10, 2014


Director of Assessing
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Copies of Deeds $1.00 Per Sheet   May 14, 2012
Copies of Property Record Card $1.00   May 14, 2012
Copies of Map $1.00   May 14, 2012
Copies of Computer Print Out $1.00   May 14, 2012
Copies of Customers' Personal Data No Charge   May 14, 2012
Copies of Certified Abutters List $15.00   May 14, 2012


DPW Engineering Division
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Driveway Permit $50.00 Bond TBD Application Fee August 28, 2014
Street Opening Permit $50.00 Bond TBD Application Fee August 28, 2014
Trench Permit $25.00 Application Fee August 28, 2014


DPW Trees, Parks, Forestry and School Grounds
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Memorial Bench Application Fee $50.00 information August 31, 2010
Sale of timber Based on Southern New England stumpage price survey results. January 07, 2009


DPW Waste Management Facility
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Permit Stickers See Below   January 07, 2009
... Resident & Taxpayer Auto, Vans, Pickups to 3/4 ton $40.00 One Year Valid until 12/31/2011 May 20, 2011
... One Ton Truck $140.00 One Year   June 27, 2011
... Resident & Taxpayer Auto, Vans, Pickups to 3/4 ton $20.00 Single Trip Utility Trucks permitted w/sticker fee, except demolition loads January 07, 2009
Municipal Solid Waste (trash) $2.50 per bag 30 gal maximum September 24, 2013
Commercial Vehicles (all sizes with non-personal items) $50.00 per entry with sticker   May 14, 2012
1/2 to 1 ton Trucks w/Falmouth Material $150.00 Per Load Non-Resident/ Non-taxpayer Trucks January 07, 2009
Demolition (Including Carpets) See Below   January 07, 2009
Clean gypsum board $10.00 Per barrel Three Barrel Limit September 24, 2013
... Demolition $10.00 Per Barrel Three Barrel Limit January 07, 2009
... Pick-up Truck or Utility Trailer $220.00 Per Load   January 07, 2009
... Large Utility Trailer (4' by 8' bed) $280.00 Per Load   January 07, 2009
... Single Axle Six Wheel, One Ton Truck $400.00 Per Load   January 07, 2009
Tires See Below   January 07, 2009
... up to 17" rim diameter $2.50 per tire   February 05, 2014
... over 17" to 26" rim diameter $10.00 per tire   September 24, 2013
Domestic White Goods (Major Appliances) $20.00 Per Appliances Out ot Town Whte Goods Prohibited January 07, 2009
Commercial White Goods (Major Appliances) $30.00 Per Appliances Out ot Town Whte Goods Prohibited January 07, 2009
Bulky Items $20.00 Per Item Matresses, Box Springs, Sofas, September 24, 2013
... ... upholstered chairs, TV sets, computer monitors and September 25, 2013
... ... other SEMASS unacceptables September 24, 2013
Propane Tanks $5.00 Per Tank 40lb Tank Maximum January 07, 2009


Fire Rescue Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Ambulance Rates BLS Base rate $372.31 +50%   May 11, 2015
... Pre Loaded Mile $26.00 Charge for the service will be keeping with the current Medicare Reimbursement February 06, 2014
ALS1 Base Rate $442.12 +50%   February 06, 2014
... Pre Loaded Mile $26.00 Charge for the service will be keeping with the current Medicare Reimbursement February 06, 2014
ALS2 Base rate $639.91 +50%   February 06, 2014
... Pre Loaded Mile $26.00 Charge for the service will be keeping with the current Medicare Reimbursement February 06, 2014
Specialty Care $756.26 +50%   February 06, 2014
Pre Loaded Mile $26.00 Charge for the service will be keeping with the current Medicare Reimbursement February 06, 2014
Copies of Incident Report $5.00 Per Copy   January 07, 2009
Copies of Ambulance Statements $5.00 Per Copy   January 07, 2009
21E copies $0.20 Per Copy   June 27, 2011
Brush Burning Permit Resident Senior Citizen $5.00   January 07, 2009
... Resident/ Non-Resident $10.00   January 07, 2009
... Agricultural/Commercial $50.00   June 27, 2011
Dumpster Permit $25.00   March 20, 2014
Explosives Permit (black powder, Blasting Powder, Cannon & Mortar Per Shot (Smokeless Powder)) $25.00 Expires after Thirty Days June 27, 2011
Cannon & Mortar $25.00 per shot (smokeless powder) June 27, 2011
Fireworks Permit $25.00 Per Event   January 07, 2009
Flammable Storage Permit $25.00   January 07, 2009
Flammable Decorations Permit $25.00   May 14, 2012
Floor Refinishing Permit $25.00   June 27, 2011
Hazardous Materials Processing Permit $50.00   April 08, 2013
Lumber Yard $25.00 New only June 27, 2011
Mulch Permit $50.00   April 08, 2013
Oil Burner Permit (includes inspection) $50.00   March 20, 2014
Oil Tank Trucks Permit $25.00 Per Truck For Two Years January 07, 2009
Liquid Propane Installation Permit $50.00   April 08, 2013
Liquid Propane Storage Permit $25.00 Indefinite January 07, 2009
Storage and Fumigation Permit $25.00   June 27, 2011
Storage Tanks Above Ground/Underground Tank Installation Permit $25.00 Storage Tanks January 07, 2009
... Above Ground/Underground Tank Removal Permit $25.00 Storage Tanks January 07, 2009
... Per Site-Above Ground/Underground Tank Site Inspection $25.00 Storage Tanks January 07, 2009
... Underground Tank Research fee 21E per Request $25.00 Storage Tanks February 06, 2014
... Tar Kettle Permit $25.00 Storage Tanks June 27, 2011
Torch or Open Flame Permit $25.00   June 27, 2011
... Un-Vented Gas Heater Permit (includes inspection) $50.00 Storage Tanks March 20, 2014
Carbon Monoxide Installation Permit (includes inspection) $50.00   March 20, 2014
Certification and Training $50.00 Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees May 14, 2012
Annual Permit Renewal $25.00 Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees May 14, 2012
Violations of the Policy: Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees May 14, 2012
...1st offense $100.00 Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees May 14, 2012
...2nd offense $200.00 Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees May 14, 2012
...3rd offense $1,000.00 and revocation of permit Fire Alarm Testing and Maintenance Fees February 06, 2014
Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees - 1st Malfunction No Charge Per Calendar Year Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees May 14, 2012
... 2nd Malfunction $100.00 Per Calendar Year Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees May 14, 2012
... 3rd Malfunction $100.00 Per Calendar Year Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees January 07, 2009
... 4th Malfunction $100.00 Per Calendar Year Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees January 07, 2009
... 5th Malfunction $500.00 Per Calendar Year Commercial & Private Fire Alarm System Malfunction Fees January 07, 2009
Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees January 07, 2009
... Automatic Fire Sprinkler Testing and Flushing $150.00 Per Test Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees January 07, 2009
... Automatic Fire Suppression Installation Permit (includes inspection) $50.00 Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees March 20, 2014
... Conference Fee $25.00 Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees January 07, 2009
... Fire Alarm System Installation permit (includes inspection) $50.00 Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees March 20, 2014
... Fire Sprinkler Permit $50.00 Commercial Permits & Inspection Fees February 06, 2014
Final Inspections Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Structure Size 1k to 19k $100.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Structure Size 20k to 49k $200.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Structure Size 50k+ $500.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Fire Alarm Municipal Master Box Connection or Disconnection Fee $150.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
Underground Storage Tank $50.00 For 3 yrs Per Station Final Inspections May 14, 2012
... Licenses Fees $50.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Registration on All Licenses Per Year $10.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
... Plan Review Fee $75.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
Quarterly Inspections Year Round And Seasonal $50.00 Final Inspections January 07, 2009
Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections January 07, 2009
... Single Family Dwelling Unit $50.00 Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections April 08, 2013
... 2-Family Dwelling Unit $75.00 Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections January 07, 2009
... Building Structure with 6 or Fewer Dwelling Units $120.00 Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections January 07, 2009
... Building Structure with More Than 6 Dwelling Units $300.00 Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections January 07, 2009
... All Re-Inspections $50.00 Smoke Detector / Carbon Monoxide Detector Inspections January 07, 2009
... After Hours & Weekend Inspections $150.00 per event   August 10, 2016
... Commercial Re-Inspections $100.00   August 10, 2016


Harbor Master
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Moorings Moorings January 07, 2009
... Private (Minimum Fee 85.00) $45.00 plus 2.00/ft Moorings January 03, 2011
... Commercial Yacht Club $140.00 Moorings February 06, 2014
... Commercial / Boatyard $225.00 Moorings February 06, 2014
... Demand / Late Fee $35.00 Moorings January 07, 2009
... Mooring Tackle Removal Fee $100.00 Moorings January 07, 2009
... Permit Reinstatement $50.00 Moorings January 07, 2009
... Wait List Application fee $10.00 Moorings January 07, 2009
... wait List Renewal Fee (deadline March 15th) $10.00 Moorings January 07, 2009
Slips/Wharfage Slips/Wharfage January 07, 2009
... Transient Slips April 15th to June 15th $1.00 Per foot/Per Day Slips/Wharfage (additional fees and regulations depending on time of year, contact harbor master) January 03, 2011
Transient slips April - August 1-14 nights rates below January 07, 2009
" 15-22 nights, double rate January 07, 2009
" 23 & longer nights, triple rate January 07, 2009
" July & August maximum stay 30 nights January 07, 2009
" July & August 30 foot minimum May 14, 2012
April 15 - June 15 $1.00 per Foot Slips/Wharfage (additional fees and regulations depending on time of year, contact harbor master) June 27, 2011
June 16 - June 30 $1.50 per Foot Slips/Wharfage (additional fees and regulations depending on time of year, contact harbor master) January 03, 2011
... Transient Slips July 1st to August 31st greater than 71' $3.50 Per Foot/Per Day Slips/Wharfage (additional fees and regulations depending on time of year, contact harbor master) February 06, 2014
... Transient Slips July 1st to August 31st less than 71' $3.00 Per Foot/Per Day   February 06, 2014
... Transient Slips Sept 1st to Nov 15th $1.00 Per foot/Per Day Slips/Wharfage (additional fees and regulations depending on time of year, contact harbor master) January 03, 2011
... Power Charges (for transient) 30 amp cord/110V $20.00 Per Day Slips/Wharfage January 03, 2011
... Power Charges (for transient) 50amp Cord/220V $40.00 Per Day Slips/Wharfage February 06, 2014
... Power Charges (for transient) 100 amp Cord $90.00 per day Slips/Wharfage February 06, 2014
Seasonal Slips (April 15th to Nov 15th) waiting List Application Fee $10.00 See Chapter 231-6 January 07, 2009
Seasonal Slips (April 15th to Nov 15th) Wait List Renewal Fee, Deadline March 15th $10.00 See Chapter 231-6 January 07, 2009
Charter Boat Section $150.00 per ft Resident February 06, 2014
Charter Boat Section $173.00 per ft Non-resident February 06, 2014
Main Marina Slips - Resident $154.00 per ft   February 06, 2014
Main Marina - Non-Resident $177.00 per ft   February 06, 2014
Green Pond Slips GP1 to GP4 - resident $140.00 Per ft   February 06, 2014
Green Pond Slips GP1 to GP4 - Non-Resident $161.00 per ft   February 06, 2014
Power Charges 30 amp/110V (Less than 30 feet) $100.00 per season   May 14, 2012
Power Charges 30amp/110V $300.00 Per Season   February 06, 2014
Power Charges 50amp/220V $850.00 Per Season   February 06, 2014
Power Charges 100amp $1,950.00 Per Cord Per Season   February 06, 2014
Simpson's Landing Contract Rate $1,000.00 Yearly Loading and Unloading Only January 05, 2009
Simpson's Landing Fueling Truck $2,500.00 Yearly Loading and Unloading Only February 06, 2014
Tide's Bulkhead Contract rate $1,000.00 Yearly Loading and Unloading Only January 07, 2009
Tide's Bulkhead Fueling Truck $2,500.00 Yearly Loading and Unloading Only February 06, 2014
Eel Pond Dock Outhauls $900.00 Per Season Contract between April 15th to Nov 15th January 03, 2011
Great Harbor Woods Hole Commercial Fishing Dock (Year Round)   January 05, 2009
... Transient Dockage $0.50 Per foot Minimum 30.00 a night January 05, 2009
... Annual Rate for Self Propelled $20.00 Per foot Resident January 05, 2009
... Annual Rate for Self Propelled $40.00 Per Foot Non-Resident January 05, 2009
... Loading and Unloading $600.00 Per Month Or 4,500.00 Per Year January 05, 2009
... Per Load Over One Ton $100.00 Per Load   January 05, 2009
... 3 Hour Tie-up Under 1 ton No Charge   January 07, 2009
*No passengers for hire or sailboats   June 27, 2011
Winter In-Water Storage   May 14, 2012
Monthly: $7.00 per foot   May 14, 2012
Season (11/15 - 4/15) $30.00 per foot   May 14, 2012
25' minimum charge   May 14, 2012
Winter Power 30 amp: monthly $15.00   May 14, 2012
Winter Power 30 amp: season $100.00   May 14, 2012
Winter Power 50 amp: monthly $40.00   May 14, 2012
Winter Power 50 amp: season $250.00   May 14, 2012


Health Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
DWCP Special Permits Fee in addition to Standard Fees $25.00 Disposal Works Construction Permits February 06, 2014
DWCP New Residential System $100.00 Disposal Works Construction Permits April 30, 2013
DWCP New Commercial or Multi-Family Systems $150.00 Disposal Works Construction Permits April 30, 2013
DWCP Repairs to Single Family Residence Systems $75.00 Disposal Works Construction Permits April 30, 2013
DWCP Repairs to Commercial or Multi-Family Systems $100.00 Disposal Works Construction Permits April 30, 2013
FSP Regular Annual or Seasonal Permit $100.00 fewer than 50 seats Food Service Permits February 06, 2014
FSP Continental Breakfast and Bed & Breakfast Establishments $25.00 Food Service Permits June 30, 2008
FSP Frozen Dessert Permit $25.00 Food Service Permits June 30, 2008
FSP Home/Residential Kitchen $25.00 Food Service Permits June 30, 2008
FSP One to Two Days $10.00 Per Day Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
FSP Three to Five Days $15.00 Per Day Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
FSP Annual or Seasonal Food Service Permit $125.00 More than 50 seats Food Service Permits February 06, 2014
FSP Temporary permits in excess of five days $75.00 Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
All Other $75.00 Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
RFE More than 5,000 sq ft retail space with potentially hazardous food preparation $200.00 Retail Food Establishments May 10, 2011
RFE Less than 5,000 sq ft retail space with potentially hazardous food preparation $100.00 Retail Food Establishments May 10, 2011
RFE offering prepacked foods, frozen novelties & potentially non-hazardous foods only $25.00 Retail Food Establishments May 10, 2011
MFSP Pre-packed frozen novelties, Baked Goods or other potentially non-hazardous food in manufacturers packaging $25.00 Mobile Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
MFSP All Other $50.00 Mobile Food Service Permits May 10, 2011
Well Permits $25.00   May 10, 2011
Swimming Pool and Spa $50.00   May 10, 2011
Motel Permits $25.00   May 10, 2011
Campground Permits $50.00   May 10, 2011
Percolation Test $75.00   May 10, 2011
Rental Permits $25.00   May 10, 2011
Stable Permits $5.00 Per Animal   May 10, 2011
Septic Installers Permits $100.00   June 30, 2008
Septic Pumpers Permits $100.00   June 30, 2008
Rubbish Collectors/Hauler Permits $500.00   June 30, 2008
Town Contractor obligated to deliver waste to Upper Cape Regional Transfer Station $500.00   June 30, 2008
All other private rubbish collectors of private and business accounts, including construction and demo roll-off containers - Per Business $50.00   June 30, 2008
Tobacco Retailer $50.00   May 10, 2011
Semi-Public Beach $10.00   June 30, 2008
Body Art Establishment $50.00   June 30, 2008
Body Art Practitioner $25.00   June 30, 2008
Title 5 Inspection Report $25.00 Processing Fee May 10, 2011
After Hours (nights and weekends) Food Service Permit $150.00   May 14, 2012
Fees for activities commenced without a permit will be doubled   May 14, 2012


Historical Commission
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Certificate of Non-Applicability (Administrative/Signs) $25.00   February 06, 2014
Certificate of Appropriateness (Renovations/Alteration) $75.00   February 06, 2014
Certificate of Appropriateness (New Construction/Additions) $200.00   February 06, 2014
Certificate of Appropriateness (Demolition) $200.00   January 27, 2017
Certificate of Hardship $75.00   January 27, 2017


Inspectional Services
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
New Residential Dwelling $8.00 per thousand New Residential Construction February 14, 2011
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection $50.00 New Residential Construction November 20, 2008
New Commercial Buildings $8.00 per thousand New Commercial Construction November 20, 2008
Re-Inspection fee per re-inspection $50.00 New Commercial Construction November 20, 2008
Alterations (50.00 min) $8.00 per thousand Alterations(additions, decks, porches, garages, sheds, gazebos. swimming pools, relocation of building on same lot, demolition, etc. November 20, 2008
Alterations of less than $1,000 done by homeowner $0.01 No Fee - Occupied Only Alterations... November 20, 2008
Handicapped ramp on residential property $0.01 No Fee   November 20, 2008
Sheet Metal/Mechanical $8.00 per thousand min of $75.00 Residential / Go to application for Checklist January 03, 2012
Sheet Metal/Mechanical $8.00 per thousand minimum of $150 Commercial January 03, 2012
Re-inspection $50.00 per inspection Alterations... November 20, 2008
Carnival, Concession, Fair $50.00 per day Other Building Department Fees February 14, 2011
...One time ride fees $10.00 per ride Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Certificate of Use and Occupancy $25.00 Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Cert of Inspection (108 MA Bldg Code) $0.01 Per Schedule   May 14, 2012
Change of Use $25.00 Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Duplicate Permit $25.00 Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Extension of time for permit work to begin $25.00 Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Letter of Opinion $50.00 Other Building Department Fees January 03, 2012
Microfilm copies $0.25 per page Other Building Department Fees February 05, 2014
Regular copying (8 1/2 x 11) $0.20 per page Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Microfiche Copies $1.00 All Other Copying November 20, 2008
Copies of Certified Plot Plans $1.00 All Other Copying November 20, 2008
Copies of Microfiche Plans $1.00 All Other Copying November 20, 2008
Copies of Maps $1.00 All Other Copying November 20, 2008
Copies of Computer Printouts $1.00 All Other Copying November 20, 2008
Sign Permit $25.00 per sign Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Stoves (wood, coal, pellet) $50.00 per stove Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Temporary Structure (trailer, tents, etc.) $50.00 per unit Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
Trenches $25.00 to $45.00 Other Building Department Fees November 20, 2008
After Hours and Weekend Inspection Fee $150.00 Per Inspection Other Building Department Fees January 03, 2012
Residential 1st fixture $40.00 Plumbing Fees January 03, 2012
Residential additional fixture $10.00 each Plumbing Fees November 20, 2008
Residential Re-inspection Fees $50.00 Plumbing Fees November 20, 2008
Commercial First Fixture $65.00 Plumbing Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial Each Additional Fixture $15.00 Plumbing Fees November 20, 2008
Carnival, Concession, Fair $50.00 Per Day Plumbing Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial Reinspection fee $50.00 Plumbing Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Gas piping $40.00 Gas Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Each gas appliance (flue) $10.00 Gas Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Reinspection fee $50.00 Gas Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial Piping $65.00 Gas Fees January 03, 2012
Carnivan, Concession, Fair $50.00 per day Gas Fees May 14, 2012
Commercial Appliance (flue) $15.00 Each Gas Fees November 20, 2008
Commercial Re-inspection $50.00 each Gas Fees November 20, 2008
Gas Fired Water Heater Replacement (residential) $40.00 Plumbing/Gas Combination Fees January 04, 2012
Gas fired water heater replacement (commercial) $70.00 Plumbing/Gas Combination Fees January 03, 2012
After hours and weekend inspection fee $150.00 Per Inspection Plumbing/Gas Combination Fees January 03, 2012
Residential New Construction $100.00 Per Unit Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Smoke, Fire and Burglar Alarms $50.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Alterations, remodels, additions $50.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Residential Change of Service $50.00 Electrical Fees November 20, 2008
Temporary service $50.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial New Building $175.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
... Plus $25.00 Per Room Electrical Fees November 20, 2008
Commercial Addition, Alteration, remodeling $100.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial Service Change and Services only $100.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
... Plus $10.00 Per Meter Electrical Fees November 20, 2008
Temporary service $50.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Commercial Fire and Burglar Alarm System $100.00 Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Swimming Pool $50.00 Miscellaneous Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Temporary Service $50.00 Miscellaneous Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Generators $50.00 Miscellaneous Electrical Fees March 25, 2015
Carnival, Concession, Fair $50.00 Per Day Miscellaneous Electrical Fees November 20, 2008
Annual Maintenance Fee $200.00 Miscellaneous Electrical Fees November 20, 2008
After hours and weekend inspection fee $150.00 per inspection Miscellaneous Electrical Fees January 03, 2012
Re-inspection Fee $50.00 Miscellaneous Electrical Fees November 20, 2008


Natural Resources
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Shellfishing Licenses See Below   July 02, 2008
... Commercial $300.00   January 08, 2010
... Non-Resident Recreational $100.00 (Cash or Money order only) January 08, 2010
... Resident/ Tax Payer Recreational $30.00   January 08, 2010
... Senior Resident $6.00   July 02, 2008
... Replacement of Lost Permits $5.00   July 02, 2008


Planning Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Filing Fee $100.00 $25.00 per lot over 3 lots ANR December 03, 2008
Filing Fee $200.00 Preliminary Plan December 03, 2008
Postage $0.49 per abutter. Certified abutters list and one set of mailing labels required Preliminary Plan February 15, 2013
Filing Fee $200.00 per 1,000 sf up to 9,999 sf; flat fee of $2,000 10,000 sf and up commercial Site Plan Review December 08, 2010
Filing Fee $200.00 per unit residential up to 29 units; $6,000 flat fee 30 units and over Site Plan Review December 08, 2010
Advertising/CurrentRate 1 day - fee to be determined Site Plan Review February 15, 2013
Postage $0.49 per abutter. Certified abutters list and one set of mailing labels required Site Plan Review February 05, 2014
Filing Fee $200.00 Special Permit December 03, 2008
Advertising/CurrentRate 3 days - fee to be determined Special Permit February 15, 2013
Postage $6.97 per abutter. Certified abutters list and 4 sets of mailing labels required Special Permit February 05, 2014
Filing Fee $200.00 25.00 per lot over 3 lots Definitive Plan December 03, 2008
Filing Fee $400.00 50.00 per lot over 3 lots Definitive Plan-No Preliminary December 03, 2008
Advertising/CurrentRate 3 days - fee to be determined Definitive February 15, 2013
Postage $6.48 per abutter. Certified abutters list and 3 sets of mailing labels required Definitive Plan February 05, 2014
Road Inspection Fee $1.00 per linear foot Definitive Plan December 03, 2008
Covenant/Bond Release $100.00 per inspection Definitve Plan/PRD December 03, 2008
Re-Inspection $100.00 per event   December 03, 2008
Base per Project $5,000.00 Senior Care Retirement District February 05, 2014
Per/unit $125.00 over 100 Senior Care Retirement District February 05, 2014
Advertising/CurrentRate Senior Care Retirement District February 05, 2014
Postage $6.97 per abutter Senior Care Retirement District February 05, 2014


Police Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
License for Each Taxi or Limo $25.00   June 27, 2011
Taxi/Limo Operator Licenses $25.00   June 27, 2011
Handicapped Parking Fine $200.00   June 27, 2011
Metered parking (first violation) $10.00   May 14, 2012
Overtime (including meters) $20.00   June 27, 2011
Prohibited Area (and others) $25.00   May 14, 2012
Within 10' of Hydrant (and others) $50.00   June 27, 2011
Woods Hole Parking Permit $15.00 Per Year   June 27, 2011
Public Records Requests:   June 27, 2011
..Furnishing in hand (walk in):   June 27, 2011
Incident/Arrest/Other Reports (excludes domestic violence) $1.00 per page (excludes domestic violence) February 06, 2014
..each additional page $0.50   June 27, 2011
Motor Vehicle Crash Report $5.00 per report up to 6 pages June 27, 2011
..each additional page $0.50   June 27, 2011
..Photograph $10.00 each   June 27, 2011
Alarm Registration Fee $25.00   June 27, 2011


Recreation Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Youth Soccer $26.00   May 14, 2012
Youth Basketball $26.00   May 14, 2012
Youth Baseball $26.00   May 14, 2012
Youth Softball $26.00   May 14, 2012
Youth Indoor Soccer $26.00   February 06, 2014
Youth summer Playground Camp $150.00 Two-Week Session 9-3 PM January 27, 2014
Youth Summer Playground Camp $175.00 Two-Week Session 9-4 PM January 27, 2014
Youth Summer Sailing $50.00 Two-week session   June 27, 2011
Youth Golf $50.00   May 14, 2012
Use of Gymnasium $50.00 Per Hour Non-Profit Groups June 27, 2011
Use of Gymnasium $100.00 Per Hour Profit Groups June 27, 2011
Use of Gymnasium $150.00 Per Hour Profit Groups Charging Admission June 27, 2011
Birthday Parties $140.00 for 2 hrs Includes staff Use of Teen Center/Gym May 14, 2012
Private Camp Rate for Use of Town Fields See Below   June 27, 2011
... Reg fee 10.00 - 25.00 $100.00 Per Week   June 27, 2011
... Reg Fee 25.00 - 50.00 $150.00 Per Week   June 27, 2011
... Reg Fee 50.00 - 100.00 $200.00 Per Week   June 27, 2011
... Reg Fee over 100.00 $250.00 Per Week   June 27, 2011
Use of Meeting Rooms $12.50 per hour (non-profit groups) June 27, 2011
Use of Meeting Rooms $25.00 per hour (profit groups) June 27, 2011
Munchkin Hoops $26.00   November 19, 2013
Youth Summer Playground Camp $75.00 One Week Session 9-3 January 27, 2014
Youth Summer Playground Camp $100.00 One Week Session 9-4 January 27, 2014
Teen Camp $175.00 2 Week Session 9-3 February 05, 2015
Teen Camp $190.00 2 Week Session 9-4 February 05, 2015
Field Fee for groups not made up of %100 Falmouth residents $100.00 Per day up to $500.00 maximum. January 12, 2017


Town Clerk
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Furnishing a Birth Certificate $10.00 Vital Statistics July 08, 2008
Furnishing a Certificate of Marriage $10.00 Vital Statistics July 08, 2008
Furnishing a Certificate of Death $10.00 Vital Statistics July 08, 2008
Correcting Errors in Birth, Marriage, or Death Records $15.00 Vital Statistics July 08, 2008
Filing a Marriage Intention $20.00 Vital Statistics July 08, 2008
Filling a Business Certificate $40.00 Every 4 years Business Certificates July 08, 2008
Discountinuance or Withdrawal of Business Certificate $5.00 Business Certificates July 08, 2008
Certified Copy of a Business Certificate $5.00 Business Certificates July 08, 2008
"extract" of Information from the Voting List on Cd $35.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Printed Copy of the Street List $22.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Printed Copy of the Voter's List $22.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Voter Registration Card $5.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Printed Copy of the Zoning By-Law $25.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Copy of the Zoning Map $5.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Printed Copy of the Code of the Town of Falmouth $160.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Subscription to Code Supplement service $60.00 Per Year Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Copy of the wet Land Regulations $8.00 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Copy of Subdivision Regulations $4.20 Extracts, lists, by-laws, etc. July 08, 2008
Raffle or Bazaar License $10.00 Licenses and Permits July 08, 2008
Auction permit $10.00 Licenses and Permits July 08, 2008
Fuel storage Permit $25.00 Licenses and Permits July 08, 2008
Puppy (Under 6 Months) $5.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Spayed Female Dog License $8.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Neutered Male Dog License $8.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Non-Spayed Female Dog License $15.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Non-Neutered Male Dog License $15.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Kennel License - 4 Dogs or Less $10.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Kennel License - 10 Dogs or Less $25.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Kennel Licesne - More Than 10 Dogs $50.00 Dog Licenses July 08, 2008
Recording Name/Address of Optometrist/Physician $15.00 Miscellaneous July 08, 2008
True and Attested Copy of a Decision $2.00 Miscellaneous July 08, 2008
Certified Copy of A Decision $5.00 Miscellaneous July 08, 2008


Town Collector
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Municipal Lien Certificates $75.00 As of January 1, 2011 February 02, 2011
Beach Sticker $35.00 1 Year As of September 21, 2016 December 12, 2016
Disposal Area Sticker $40.00 1 Year As of January 1, 2012 December 28, 2011
Bag Stickers $2.50 per bag   February 02, 2011


Town Treasurer
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Checks Returned for Insufficient Funds $25.00   July 03, 2008
Tax Title Properties in foreclosure, legal fees: All costs incurred by the Town will be paid by the property owner prior to a Certificate of Redemption being issued by the Town Treasurer. January 07, 2009


Wastewater Division
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Applications Fees See Below Applies to all requests for connection modifications January 07, 2009
... Single Family Residential $50.00   January 07, 2009
... Multi-Family Residential $50.00 Per Unit   January 07, 2009
... Commercial/ Industrial Tapping Fee $200.00   January 07, 2009
Tapping Fee (collection sewers) $200.00 Includes saddle & labor to install (does not include excavation) January 07, 2009
Legal Documents $300.00 applies to documents required to be completed by town January 07, 2009
Main extensions $600.00 Per Connection   January 07, 2009
Septage Disposal See Below   January 07, 2009
... Per 1,000 Gallons (Winter - October to March) $80.00 Applicable to Septic disposal at WWFT January 07, 2009
... Per 1,000 Gallons (Summer April to September) $95.00 Applicable to Septic disposal at WWFT January 07, 2009
... Septage Discharge Permit $50.00 Includes Discharge Card January 07, 2009
Sewer Extension/ Connection Agreements $300.00 Plus Cost of recording at the BCRD January 07, 2009


Water Department
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Tapping Charges 6" Tap $1,600.00   July 02, 2008
Tapping Charges 8" Tap $2,000.00   July 02, 2008
Tapping Charges Additional $15.00 per foot for service over 60' July 02, 2008
Service Installation Fees 1" Tap and Service $1,500.00   July 02, 2008
Service Installation Fees 2" Tap and Service $1,850.00   July 02, 2008
Service Installation Fee Add $5.00 per ft service over 60' July 02, 2008
Service Installation Fee Add $530.00 for 1 Inch Meter Pit July 02, 2008
Service Installation Fee Add $1,100.00 for 2 Inch Meter Pit July 02, 2008
Closing/Transfer Fee $10.00 Per Reading   July 02, 2008
Meter Fees 5/8" Meter $175.00 Applicable to all Metered Services July 02, 2008
Costs for all others to be determined at the time of installation Cost will be meter price plus 15% for labor and admin fees July 02, 2008
Fire Hydrant Use (temporary) See Below For filling pools, water tanks, contruction, ect... July 02, 2008
... 5/8" Hydrant Meter Deposit $200.00 Refundable All water charged at the current rate in addition to deposit July 02, 2008
... 2" Hydrant Meter Deposit $600.00 Refundable All water charged at the current rate in addition to deposit July 02, 2008
... Minimum Charge 5/8" Meter $50.00 All water charged at the current rate in addition to deposit July 02, 2008
... Minimum Charge 2" Meter $100.00 All water charged at the current rate in addition to deposit July 02, 2008
... Opening/ Closing Hydrant (after hours) $25.00 All water charged at the current rate in addition to deposit July 02, 2008
Legal/ Water Main Agreements - Water Main $300.00 Legal documents required to be completed by Town July 03, 2008
... All Other Legal Documents $75.00 Legal documents required to be completed by Town July 03, 2008
Turn Ons/Turn Offs - Fee $25.00 Per Service Call Regular Working Hours July 03, 2008
Turn Ons/Turn Offs - Fee $50.00 Per Service Call After Hours July 03, 2008
Watermain Extension $600.00 Per Connection To connect t any water main installation July 03, 2008
Watermain Extension Agreements $300.00 plus the cost of recording at the BCRD July 03, 2008
Cross Connections See Below   July 03, 2008
... Backflow Device Test $5.00 plus cost of test July 03, 2008
... Device Plan Approval $30.00 Per Device   July 03, 2008
... Device Plan Approval $90.00 Per Device Includes initial Test July 03, 2008
... Facility Survey $55.00 Per Hour One Hour minimum July 03, 2008
Water Demand Charge $5.00   June 27, 2011


Weights and Measures
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Balances and Scales See Below Balances and Scales June 30, 2008
... Over 10,000 lbs $150.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
... 5,000 to 10,000 lbs $100.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
... 1,000 to 5,000 lbs $80.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
... 100 to 1,000 lbs $35.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
... More Than 10lbs, less Than 100lbs $30.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
... 10lbs or Less $20.00 Balances and Scales May 14, 2012
Weights - Avoirdupis $1.00 each or 10.00 for a set June 30, 2008
Weights - Metric $1.00 each or 10.00 for a set June 30, 2008
Weights - Apothecary $1.00 each or 10.00 for a set June 30, 2008
Weights - Troy $1.00 each or 10.00 for a set June 30, 2008
Capacity vehicle Tank Measures Indicator $6.00 each   July 02, 2008
Capacity Vehicle Tank Measures 100 gals or fraction of thereof $3.00 each   July 02, 2008
Liquid One Gal. or Less $2.00   July 02, 2008
Liquid More Than One Gal $4.00   July 02, 2008
Liquid Measuring Inlet 1/2" or less - Oil, Grease $10.00   July 02, 2008
Liquid Measuring Inlet 1/2" to 1" - Gasoline $35.00   May 14, 2012
Inlet More Than An Inch - Vehicle tank pump $50.00   July 02, 2008
Inlet More Than An Inch - Vehicle Tank Gravity $35.00   July 02, 2008
Inlet More Than An Inch - Bulk Storage $40.00   July 02, 2008
Inlet More Than An Inch - Company Supplies Prover $25.00   July 02, 2008
Pumps - Each stop on Pump $3.00   July 02, 2008
Retesting of Gas Pumps $25.00   May 14, 2012
Taxi Meters $35.00   May 14, 2012
Odometer, Hub odometer $10.00   May 14, 2012
Leather Meas. (semi-annual) $10.00   May 14, 2012
Fabric Measuring $15.00   May 14, 2012
Wire-Rope Cordage $15.00   May 14, 2012
Can-Bottle Redeemer $15.00   May 14, 2012
Net weight inspection $5.00 per unit   May 14, 2012
Price Verification for Scanners Less than 4 Scanners $75.00   May 14, 2012
... 4 to 11 Scanners $150.00   May 14, 2012
... Less Than 11 Scanners $250.00   May 14, 2012
Adjustment Fee $10.00 Per device   May 14, 2012


Zoning Board of Appeals Decisions
Fee Name Amount Description Updated
Single Family Dwellings & Uses $100.00   July 03, 2008
Home-Based Service Business $150.00   July 03, 2008
Multi-Family Dwellings & Uses $150.00   July 03, 2008
Commercial Properties $175.00   January 07, 2009
Comprehensive Permit Application Fees Non-Profit $66.90 Filing Fee Plus 25.00 per Unit July 03, 2008
Comprehensive Permit Application Fees For Profit $116.90 Filing Fee Plus 125.00 per Unit July 03, 2008
Administrative approval:   May 14, 2012
No previous special permit $100.00   May 14, 2012