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SPS 302.31(1)(i) (i) Resubmission. The fee for building, HVAC or fire protection system plans resubmitted within 8 months following denial of plan approval shall be $250 per plan.
SPS 302.31(2) (2)Fee for plan entry. In addition to the plan review and inspection fees for a project, each separate submission of plans for the project shall be accompanied by a $100.00 plan entry fee. When plans for multiple projects are submitted together, each project shall constitute a separate submission and requires a $100.00 plan entry fee.
SPS 302.31 Note Note: For example, the total fee to be submitted under Table 302.31-1 for a 15,000 square foot building that includes building plans, HVAC plans, fire alarm plans and fire suppression plans would be $800 + $450 + $200 + $200 + $100 = $1,750.
SPS 302.31(3) (3)Fee for missing a plan review appointment. A fee of $60.00 may be charged for missing a plan review appointment that was processed and scheduled by the department.
SPS 302.31(4) (4)Reinspection fee. A fee as specified in s. SPS 302.04 (2) shall be assessed for inspections made by the department to gain compliance with rules after orders have been issued by the department.
SPS 302.31(5) (5)Completion statement. A fee of $15.00 shall be assessed for any project where the department has issued orders for a completion statement to be submitted as required by s. SPS 361.40.
SPS 302.31(6) (6)Fee refunds. The department may refund the difference in fees between Tables 302.31-1 and 302.31-2 for projects that are abandoned prior to construction.
SPS 302.31(7) (7)Collection of fees. Fees shall be remitted at the time the plans are submitted. No plan examinations, approvals or inspections shall be made until fees are received. - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.31 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1992, No. 438, eff. 7-1-92; am. (1) (intro.), Register, March, 1995, No. 471, eff. 4-1-95; cr. (1) (a) 2. g.; r. and recr. Table 2.31-1 and 2.31-2, Register, February, 1997, No. 494, eff. 4-1-97; correction in (1) (intro.) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, November, 1999, No. 527; r. and recr. (1), (2) and Tables 2.31-1 and 2.31-2; cr. Table 2.31-3, Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; CR 01-139: am. (1) (a), (b), (g), (h), (i), (3) and (5) Register June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; corrections in (1) (g) and (h) made under s. 13.93 (2m) b) 7., Stats., Register January 2005 No. 589; CR 05-038: r. and recr. (2), cr. (2m), r. (3) Register October 2005 No. 598, eff. 11-1-05; CR 06-119: am. tables 2.31-1 to 2.31-3 Register July 2007 No. 619, eff. 8-1-07; CR 06-120: am. (1) (a), Register February 2008 No. 626, eff. 3-1-08; CR 08-039: am. (1) (d) to (f), (i), (5) and Tables 2.31-1, 2.31-2 and 2.31-3, renum. (2m) to be (3) Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 09-046: am. (1) (d) 6. and Table 2.31-1, Register March 2010 No. 651, eff. 4-1-10; CR 10-103: am. (1) (a) and (d), r. and recr. (1) (i), Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in (1) (a), (b), (c), (g), (h), (4), (5), (6) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 302.33 SPS 302.33Manufactured homes.
SPS 302.33(1) (1)Certification and inspection fees. Fees for certification and inspection relative to the manufacture of manufactured homes shall be determined in accordance with Table 302.33-1. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.33(2) (2)Community plan review and inspections. Fees for plan review and inspection of new or expanded manufactured home communities shall be determined in accordance with Table 302.33-2. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.33(3) (3)Community permits.
SPS 302.33(3)(a)(a) Permit fees for manufactured home communities shall be determined in accordance with Table 302.33-3. - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.33(3)(b) (b) A late fee of $80.00 shall be required for each permit if the renewal fee is not paid before the permit expires.
SPS 302.33(3)(c) (c) Agents issuing permits shall reimburse the department 37% of the permit fees specified in par. (a).
SPS 302.33(4) (4)Certificate of title fees. Fees for a certificate of title for a manufactured home shall be determined in accordance with the following schedule:
SPS 302.33(4)(a) (a) For filing an application for the first certificate of title  
  $8.50
SPS 302.33(4)(b) (b) A manufactured housing rehabilitation and recycling fee upon filing an application under par. (a) or (d)   $7.00
SPS 302.33(4)(c) (c) For the original notation and subsequent release of each security interest noted upon a certificate of title   $4.00
SPS 302.33(4)(d) (d) For a certificate of title after a transfer   $8.50
SPS 302.33(4)(e) (e) A supplemental title fee upon filing an application under par. (a) or (d), except that this fee shall be waived with respect to an application under par. (d) for transfer of a decedent's interest in a manufactured home to his or her surviving spouse   $7.50
SPS 302.33(4)(f) (f) For each assignment of a security interest noted upon a certificate of title   $1.00
SPS 302.33(4)(g) (g) For a replacement certificate of title   $8.00
SPS 302.33(4)(h) (h) For processing applications for certificates of title that have special handling requests for fast service   $15.00
SPS 302.33(4)(i) (i) For the reinstatement of a certificate of title previously suspended or revoked   $25.00
SPS 302.33(4)(j) (j) For conducting a file search of manufactured home title records   $3.00
SPS 302.33(4)(k) (k) For each notification under s. 101.9213 (8), Stats., that a security interest has not been satisfied   $4.00
SPS 302.33 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1992, No. 438, eff. 7-1-92; am. Table 2.33, Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (2), Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; CR 05-038: am. (1) and (2) Register October 2005 No. 598, eff. 11-1-05; emerg. cr. (5), eff. 2-1-05; CR 04-135: cr. (3), (4) and (5) Register February 2006 No. 602, eff. 3-1-06; CR 08-039: am. (1), r. (2), renum. (3) to (5) and Table 2.33 to be (2) to (4) and Table 2.33-1 and am. (2), (3) and Table 2.33-1, cr. Tables 2.33-2 and 2.33-3 Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; correction in (1), (2), (3), Table 302.33-1 made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 302.34 SPS 302.34One- and two-family dwellings, multifamily dwellings, manufactured dwellings and manufactured multifamily dwellings.
SPS 302.34(1) (1)Uniform building permit seal. A fee of $30.00 shall be remitted to the department at the time of application for a Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit Seal. Municipalities or UDC inspection agencies administering the Uniform Dwelling Code shall purchase one $30.00 permit seal for each new dwelling.
SPS 302.34(2) (2)Departmental inspections. Where an employee of the department performs an on-site inspection related to the enforcement of the Uniform Dwelling Code as a result of a consumer complaint or a request by an individual in a municipality where permits are not issued and inspections are not performed, a fee may be assessed to the individual requesting the inspection determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.04 (2), with a minimum fee of $160.00 per inspection, payable in advance to the department.
SPS 302.34(3) (3)Multifamily dwellings. Fees related to plan examination and field inspections for multifamily dwellings shall be determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.31.
SPS 302.34(4) (4)Modular homes.
SPS 302.34(4)(a)(a) Except as provided in pars. (b) and (c), where employees of the department perform plan reviews, plant evaluations, consumer complaint investigations or any other type of enforcement-related activity for modular homes, the manufacturer shall be assessed at the rates determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.04.
SPS 302.34(4)(b) (b) The minimum fee for plan review shall be $80.00 per plan.
SPS 302.34(4)(c) (c) The minimum fee for inspections shall be $160.00 per inspection.
SPS 302.34(5) (5)Manufactured multifamily dwellings.
SPS 302.34(5)(a)(a) Fees related to plan examination and field inspections for manufactured multifamily dwellings shall be determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.31.
SPS 302.34(5)(b) (b) Fees related to in-plant inspections for manufactured multifamily dwellings performed by the department shall be assessed and determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.04 (2).
SPS 302.34(6) (6)Wisconsin insignias. Fees for Wisconsin insignias shall be assessed and computed on the basis of $25.00 for each dwelling unit.
SPS 302.34(7) (7)Miscellaneous fees. When the department provides goods or services not specifically covered by the fees in subs. (1) to (6), fees may be charged to persons or organizations requesting the goods and services based upon actual cost.
SPS 302.34 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1992, No. 438, eff. 7-1-92; renum. (4) to (7) to be (5) to (8), cr. (4), Register, March, 1995, No. 471, eff. 4-1-95; CR 00-159: am. (1), r. and recr. (2), r. (3), Register September 2001 No. 549 eff. 12-1-01; CR 05-038: am. (3) and (5) Register October 2005 No. 598, eff. 11-1-05; CR 08-039: am. (1), (2), (4) (title), (a) and (c) Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; correction in (2), (3), (4) (a), (5) (a), (b) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 302.35 SPS 302.35Rental unit energy efficiency program.
SPS 302.35(1)(1)Certification stamps. A fee of $40.00 shall be remitted to the department for each certification transfer authorization stamp used to validate certificates of compliance. Only certified rental unit energy efficiency inspectors may purchase certification stamps from the department.
SPS 302.35(2) (2)Satisfaction of compliance. A fee of $50.00 shall be remitted to the department for each satisfaction of compliance issued as specified in s. SPS 367.06 (5).
SPS 302.35(3) (3)Fees for inspection and certification.
SPS 302.35(3)(a)(a) Maximum fee. The maximum fee for inspection and certification of rental units by the department or certified inspector shall be as follows:
SPS 302.35(3)(a)1. 1. Up to 2 rental units   $250.00
SPS 302.35(3)(a)2. 2. Three to 8 rental units   $250.00 plus $50 for each
additional rental unit over 2 rental units.
SPS 302.35(3)(a)3. 3. Over 8 rental units   $500.00 plus $25 for each
additional rental unit over 8 rental units.
SPS 302.35(3)(b) (b) Scope of fee.
SPS 302.35(3)(b)1.1. The inspection and certification fee shall cover the cost of performing an initial inspection, which includes issuing a field inspection report explaining items of noncompliance and a final inspection, which includes the cost of the certification stamp and preparation of the certificate. If additional inspections are required due to noncompliant items not being corrected, an additional fee, based upon an actual cost basis, including salary and actual travel expenses, may be charged to offset the cost of further inspections. If, after an initial inspection, a notice of noncompliance is issued and, upon reinspection, all of the required energy measures were installed, no additional charges may be made for any further inspections. Further inspections may be necessary to assure that the proper energy measures are installed in response to any additional points of noncompliance.
SPS 302.35(3)(b)2. 2. The evaluation and certification fee shall cover the cost of preparing necessary forms, the cost of the certification stamp and preparation of the certificate. If the building performance is determined by calculation from fuel use data, the fee shall cover the cost of collecting and verifying the fuel use and building size information and performing necessary calculations. The fee does not cover field measurement of the building performance.
SPS 302.35(3)(c) (c) Fees for requested inspections. Inspection the department is required to perform will be charged the maximum fee.
SPS 302.35 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1992, No. 438, eff. 7-1-92; am. (5) (a) (intro.), renum. (5) (b) to be (5) (b) 1., cr. (5) (b) 2., Register, February, 1999, No. 518, eff. 3-1-99; CR 07-008: r. and recr. Register April 2008 No. 628, eff. 5-1-08; CR 08-039: am. (1), (3) (a) 1. to 3. Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 09-046: am. (3) (a) 3. Register March 2010 No. 651, eff. 4-1-10; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
subch. IV of ch. SPS 302 Subchapter IV — Gas Systems
Subch. IV of ch. SPS 302 Note Note: Section SPS 302.43 was renumbered s. ATCP 93.1605 under s. 13.92 (4) 1., Stats. under authority of 2013 Wis. Act 20, section 9138 (3) (fm) and (4) (f).
SPS 302.44 SPS 302.44Gas system equipment. Fees for examination of plans and site inspections under ch. SPS 340 for the storage or vehicle-fuel dispensing of liquefied petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas, compressed natural gas, gaseous hydrogen or liquefied hydrogen shall be determined in accordance with Table 302.44. - See PDF for table PDF - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.44 History History: CR 05-038: cr. Register October 2005 No. 598, eff. 11-1-05; CR 08-039: am. Table 2.44 Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; CR 11-002: r. and recr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
subch. V of ch. SPS 302 Subchapter V — Material Approvals and Petitions
SPS 302.51 SPS 302.51Material approvals.
SPS 302.51(1) (1) The fee for department review of an application for the approval of a material, equipment or product, other than a plumbing product, or for approval of an alternate standard, shall be determined in accordance with Table 302.51.
SPS 302.51(2) (2) The fee for a special inspection of an installation of a material, equipment or product for which an experimental approval has been issued in accordance with s. SPS 320.18 or 361.50 shall be determined in accordance with s. SPS 302.04 (2). - See PDF for table PDF
SPS 302.51 History History: Cr. Register, June, 1992, No. 438, eff. 7-1-92; am. Register, July, 2000, No. 535, eff. 9-1-00; CR 01-139: am. (2) Register June 2002 No. 558, eff. 7-1-02; CR 05-038: am. Table 2.51 Register October 2005 No. 598, eff. 11-1-05; CR 08-039: am. (2) and Table 2.51 Register November 2008 No. 635, eff. 12-1-08; correction in (1), (2), Table 302.51 made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
SPS 302.52 SPS 302.52Petitions for variance.
SPS 302.52(1) (1)General. The department shall consider and may grant a variance from an administrative rule upon receipt of a fee, a completed petition for variance form from the owner, and a position statement from the fire department where applicable, provided an equivalency is established which meets the intent of the rule being petitioned.
SPS 302.52(2) (2)Petitions for variance on rules under chs. SPS 320 to 325, uniform dwelling code, and ch. SPS 367, rental unit energy efficiency code. The fee for reviewing petitions for variance on rules under chs. SPS 320 to 325 and SPS 367 shall be $175.00 per petition.
SPS 302.52(3) (3)Petitions for variance on rules under chs. SPS 361 to 366, commercial building code.
SPS 302.52(3)(a)(a) Except as provided under sub. (4), the fee for reviewing petitions for variance on rules under chs. SPS 361 to 366 shall be $550.00 per petition.
SPS 302.52(3)(b) (b) Except as provided in par. (d), a separate petition shall be submitted for each building, even if the buildings are similar. If, after review, it is determined that some or all of the petitions may be processed using a precedent, a portion of the variance fee may be refunded in accordance with sub. (10) (b).
SPS 302.52(3)(c) (c) Where identical petitions are submitted for identical buildings with a common owner on a single piece of property, the fee for the first building shall be $550.00 and the fee for each subsequent building shall be submitted in accordance with sub. (10) (b) for precedent petitions.
SPS 302.52(3)(d) (d) Where an identical variance is sought for identical buildings with a common owner in a single municipality, and all of the buildings are listed on one submitted petition, the fee for the first building shall be $550.00, and the fee for each subsequent building shall be $50.
SPS 302.52(4) (4)Petitions for variance on historic buildings. The fee for reviewing petitions for variance on rules for historic buildings shall be $300.00 per petition.
SPS 302.52(5) (5)Petitions for variance on rules under chs. SPS 381 to 387, uniform plumbing code. The fee per petition for processing petitions for variance to rules under chs. SPS 381 to 387 shall be $300.00.
SPS 302.52(6) (6)Petitions for variance under s. 101.055 (4), stats. The fee for reviewing petitions for temporary, experimental and permanent variances under s. 101.055 (4), Stats., shall be $300.00 per petition.
SPS 302.52(7) (7)Petitions for variance, other rules. Except as provided in ch. SPS 305, the fee for reviewing petitions for variance on rules of the department, administered by the division of industry services and not specifically mentioned under this section, shall be $300.00 per petition.
SPS 302.52(8) (8)Priority petitions.
SPS 302.52(8)(a)(a) Upon request, the department will process petitions for variance on a priority basis. Except as specified in par. (b), the fees for processing these petitions shall be double the amounts specified in subs. (2), (3), (5) to (7) and (9).
SPS 302.52(8)(b) (b) The fees for processing petitions for variance on rules for historic buildings, pursuant to s. 101.121 (3) (b), Stats., shall be as specified in sub. (4).
SPS 302.52(9) (9)Revisions.
SPS 302.52(9)(a)(a) Statements or conditions in a petition for variance may be revised within one year of the date of the written decision. The fee per petition for revisions to previously determined petitions for variance shall be as follows:
SPS 302.52(9)(a)1. 1. Petitions on rules under sub. (2)   $50.00
SPS 302.52(9)(a)2. 2. Petitions on rules under sub. (5)   $75.00
SPS 302.52(9)(a)3. 3. All other petitions   $100.00
SPS 302.52(9)(b) (b) For revisions requested after one year from the date of the written decision, a new petition for variance shall be submitted.
SPS 302.52(10) (10)Additional and reduced fees.
SPS 302.52(10)(a)(a) For complex petitions for variance which require more than 8 hours to review and process, an additional fee may be charged at the rate of $80.00 per hour for each hour in excess of 8 hours. For precedent petitions for variance which require more than 3 hours to review and process, an additional fee may be charged at the rate of $80.00 per hour for each hour in excess of 3 hours.
SPS 302.52(10)(b) (b) For petitions processed under sub. (3) or (4), a refund may be returned. The minimum fee per petition charged by the department shall be based on the following schedule:
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