Fee Schedule

Town of Ashland, Massachusetts

Board of Health

Fee Schedule

Revised: Sepyember 7,  2021


In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 111, Section 31 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Ashland Board of Health does hereby adopt the following regulations establishing permit and license fees:

 

Plan Review (New Facility /Renovation)

One Time Fee

 

 

$ 100.00

 


 

Food Service Establishments (a, b, c, d, e)

Food Establishment Permit Fee

Full Year

Partial Year (After June 30)

25 seats or less

$ 415.00

$ 350.00

26-99 seats

$ 570.00

$ 475.00

100 seats & over

$ 570.00 plus  1.30 each seat over 100

$ 475 plus $ 1.30 each seat over 100

 

Renewal ( Annual Fee)

Full Year

 

25 seats or less

$ 225.00

 

26-99 seats

$ 255.00

 

100 seats & over

$ 255.00 plus $ 1.30 each seat

 

Retail Food Establishment (a, b, c, e) Sq. Feet

New Facility

Full Year

Partial Year (After June 30)

Less than 1,500

$   285.00

$   190.00

1,501 – 4,000

$    415.00

$    320.00

4,001 – 8,000

$   570.00

$    450.00

Greater than 8,000

$1,265.00

$ 1,105.00

 

 

 

 

Renewal (Annual Fee)

Full Year

 

Less than 1,500

$  160.00

 

1,501 – 4,000

$  190.00

 

4,001 – 8,000

$  285.00

 

Greater than 8,000

$  760.00

 

 

Caterers (d, e)

New Facility

 $  160.00

With Existing Food Establishment

$  95.00

 

Mobile Food Vendors (d, e)

Daily 

$  50.00 / per day

Year round/Annual

 $ 200.00 / annual

Prepackaged Ice Cream Only

$ 150.00 / annual

            

Miscellaneous Food

Farmer’s Market and Corner Spot Vendors

(*excluding mobile vendors)  

$ 40.00 / per day

$ 50.00 / annual

Temporary Food Event  

$ 40.00 / per day

Temporary Food Permit (Up to 10 days)

$ 115.00

Residential Kitchens

$ 95.00

Function Hall (includes non-profit, no town agency)

$160.00


 

Miscellaneous Permits

Animal Permit (Horse, Chicken, Goat, other .)

$   30.00

Beach Permit 

$ 140.00

Beach permit (with a recreational camp permit)

 $  100.00

Recreational Camp Permit

$ 130.00

Swimming Pool Permit

$ 285.00

Service Inspection for Housing (up to 6 rooms)

$  95.00

Installer’s Permit

$ 160.00

Septic Hauler/Offal Hauler Permit

$ 160.00

Trench Permit

$  25.00

 

 

Tobacco Sales

 

Full Year

Partial Year (After June 30)

Retail Establishment

$ 255.00

$ 130.00

 

Tanning Establishment

 

Full Year

Partial Year (After June 30)

Establishment (1st issuance)

$ 160.00

$115.00

Establishment (Annual)

$ 130.00

 

Each Device thereafter

$ 95.00

$  65.00

 

Body Art

 

Full Year

Partial Year (After June 30)

Establishment (New Facility)

$ 380.00

$ 320.00

Establishment (Annual)

$ 255.00

 

Body Artist

$ 130.00

$ 95.00

 

Note:

  1. Application is to include square footage and/or seats on all renewal forms.
  2. Those establishments that require both retail and food service shall pay only the higher of the two fees.
  3. Seating capacity will be as established by the Massachusetts State Building Code for places of assembly.
  4. Square footage includes all displays, sales areas, storage, and processing areas.
  5. First inspection of any type (i.e. routine, complaint, and follow-up) is included in the fee; there will be a $50.00 charge for each additional re-inspection.

 

Definitions:

New Facility – includes major renovation.

 

Soil Testing 

Soil Testing per lot (3 deep hole observation and 2 percolation tests)        

$ 320.00

Trench Permit (Required for Soiling Testing)

$ 25.00

Additional Soil Test, Per Test

$ 95.00


New Onsite Sewage Disposal System (Residential) 

New Septic System Review – New Construction (homes with 4 bedrooms or less, including one plan revision)

$ 695.00

Each additional bedroom above 4 bedrooms

$ 160.00

Each additional plan revision (whether or not it was previously approved)

$ 225.00


Sewage Disposal System Repairs / Replacements

Septic Tank Replacement

$ 160.00

Distribution Box Replacement / Septic Tank Repair

$ 95.00

Alterations (e.g. changes to a pre-existing subsurface sewage disposal system)

(Does not include soil testing)

$ 225.00

Repairs or Replacement of Onsite Sewage Disposal System (Does not include soil testing) 

$ 255.00

 

Miscellaneous

Transfers/Renewals (Any change in the plan will be considered a new application)

$  65.00

 

Onsite Sewage (Commercial)

Per system (first 500 gallon per day of flow including one plan revision)

$ 825.00

Each gallon in excess of 500 gallons per day

$  1.30

Each Additional plan revision (whether or not it was previously approved) 

$ 320.00

 

Well

New Well

$ 285.00

Replacement Well

$ 160.00

Permit Renewal 

$ 65.00

 

 This Fee Regulation was adopted by the Ashland Board of Health on September 7, 2021..