Fees

All Fees need to be made by check or money order payable to the City of Taunton correctly dated. Please identify what the check/money order is for on the memo line. 

Fees Listed in Alphabetical Order

Asbestos

  • $50.00 for Residential Asbestos Abatement Permits
  • $100.00 for Commercial Asbestos Abatement Permits

Body Art

  • $50.00 Plan Review Fee
  • $200.00 Body Art Establishment Permit
  • $100.00 Body Art Practitioner Permit

Burial Permits

  • $10.00 Per Permit

Camps (Recreational)

  • $100.00 per Camp Application

Food

Food Service:

  • $150.00 0-50 seats - $200.00 51-100 seats - $250.00 101-150 seats $300.00 151-300 Restaurants,Lounges, etc. Permit per Year.
  • $150.00 Catering Establishment Permit per Year.
  • $100.00 Bakery Permit per Year.
  • $100.00 Residential Kitchen/Establishment Permit per Year.
  • $100.00 + $0.50 per bed  Nursing Home Permit per Year.
  • $30.00 Church Kitchen Permit per Year.
  • $100.00 Pre-School Nursery Kitchen Permit per Year.
  • $150.00 Mobile Canteen Truck  per Truck per Year.
  • $100.00 Mobile Canteen Service Centers per Year.
  • $50.00 Temporary Food Service Permit for up to Fourteen (14) Days.

Retail Food:

  • $150.00 Variety Store Permit per Year.
  • $75.00 Liquor Store Permit per Year.
  • $250.00 Supermarkets per Year (add another $100.00 per Year if Food Service is Applicable).
  • Other Food Permit Fees
  • $50.00 Frozen Dessert and Ice Cream per Year.
  • $25.00 Milk and Cream Permit per Year.
  • $50.00 Food Service/Retail Establishment Plan Review Fee. 
  • $50.00 Food Service/Retail Establishment FOG Plan Review Fee.
  • $200.00 Bottling Establishment Permit per Year.

Funeral Directors

  • $100.00 Permit fee per Year

Hazmat

  • $50.00 Plan Review Fee 
  • $50.00 per CLASS for establishments under 3,000 square feet.
  • $100.00 per CLASS for establishments 3,000 square feet and over.

Housing

Rooming House, Hotel, Motel:

  • $10.00 per room
  • $25.00 additional if there is a common kitchen.

Mobile Home Parks

  • $50.00 Permit Fee per Year 

Pools/Spas

  • $150 Pool Permit per Year.
  • $150 Spa Permit per Year.

Septic Haulers

  • $100 per Truck/Trailer per Year.

Septic Systems/Title 5

  • Title 5 report submittal fee $25.00 
  • Percolation Test Application New Construction: $300.00 plus $250.00 consultant fee. Two separate checks.  
  • Percolation Test Application for Repairs: $200.00
  • Additional Perc Test Holes: $100.00 per hole
  • Septic System Application New Construction: $300.00 plus $150.00 consultant fee. Two separate checks.
  • Septic System Application Repairs: $200.00 plus
  • $150.00 consultant fee. Two separate checks.
  • If the job includes an abandonment add an additional $25.00
  • If the job includes a variance add an additional $25.00
  • If abandoning a well add an additional $50.00
  • Emergency repairs/component replacements: $100.00
  • Abandonments for sewer tie-ins: $50.00

Tanning

  • $50.00 per Tanning Device per Year.
  • $50.00 Plan Review Fee (one time only)

Tobacco

  • $300.00 Permit per Year

Waste Haulers

  • $150.00 per Truck per Year

Wells

  • $100.00 per Well Permit
  • $50.00 per Well Abandonment

Anyone requesting copies of Board of Health files will be charged 25 cents a page.  

For questions regarding fees, please contact: 

Kendra Motta, Office Clerk
Phone: (508) 821-1400
Fax: (508) 821-1403