Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-24-05-.03 - FEES

(1) The fee schedule for review of plans and specifications for construction shall be specified in the following table:

Total Project Construction Cost

Fee

$0.00 to $1,000,000.00

$2.50 per thousand or fraction thereof ($250.00 minimum)

$1,000,000.01 or more

$2,500.00 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $2.00 for each additional thousand or fraction thereof.

(2) The fee shall be payable and due at the time of initial submission of plans and specifications.
(a) The fee for obtaining a letter stating that plans are not required to be reviewed (a "no review letter") shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00).
(b) The fee shall be applied to the fee for review of plans and specifications for construction if it is determined that plans are required to be reviewed.
(3) The fee for review of plans and specifications for minor renovations, locking hardware, hood and duct suppression shall be three hundred dollars ($300.00).
(4) The fee for review of plans and specifications for Homes for the Aged (RHAs) licensed for six (6) beds or fewer shall be three hundred dollars ($300.00).
(5) An additional fee of fifteen dollars ($15.00) per building project for receiving plans or specifications electronically shall be applied.
(6) For those making payment by card, an internet payment processing fee, not to exceed two and one half percent (2.5%) of the total fee, to be used solely to defray the costs of any payments processed electronically, shall be applied.
(7) For those making electronic check (e-check) payments, an internet payment processing fee, not to exceed one dollar ($1.00), to be used solely to defray the costs of any payments processed electronically, shall be applied.
(8) Filing fees are non-refundable and must be received by the Department prior to beginning the required thirty-day review cycle.
(9) If plans and specifications must be resubmitted due to the expiration of the twelve (12) month approval period as specified under Rule 1200-24-05-.04, a new fee established under these rules shall be imposed. Extensions to the approval period may be granted upon submission of written request to the Department.
(10) The Department may require appropriate documentation of cost, such as, contractors' bids or invoices if:
(a) In its opinion, the construction cost of a project has been underestimated in the certification submitted pursuant to these rules; or
(b) The scope of a project is substantially revised after initial plans submission.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-24-05-.03
Original rule filed April 10, 2000; effective June 24, 2000. Amendment filed February 28, 2002; effective May 14, 2002. Amendments filed January 3, 2012; effective April 2, 2012. Amendments filed January 14, 2020; effective 4/13/2020.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 68-11-202, 68-11-204, 68-11-206, 68-11-209, 68-11-216, and 68-11-804.

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