The fee schedule for review of plans and
specifications for construction shall be specified in the following table:
Total Project Construction Cost
$0.00 to $1,000,000.00
$2.50 per thousand or fraction thereof ($250.00
$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.
The fee shall be payable and due at the time of initial submission of plans and
(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
If plans and
specifications must be resubmitted due to the expiration of the twelve (12)
month approval period as specified under Rule
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
The Department may
require appropriate documentation of cost, such as, contractors' bids or
(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.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
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
Authority: T.C.A. §§
68-11-206, 68-11-209, 68-11-216, and 68-11-804.