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On October 10, 2017, the Ellis County Commissioners' Court adopted a new fee schedule and will become effective on 
 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017Click here for a summary of the new fees in PDF format.  The summary sheet does not include any associated filing fees



DEVELOPMENT / FLOODPLAIN PERMIT 

 Type of Permit  Amount
 General Development Permit (any structure)
 $75
(if 300 square feet or less)

$150

(between 301 and 999 square feet)

$300
(if 1,000 square feet or more)

Working without a valid permit Double the general
development permit fee
Re-inspection  Half the general
development permit fee 
 Road Inspection Fee 2% of total infrastructure costs 
 Junkyard/Salvage Yard License and Renewals $25 
Appeals/Variance Requests/Misc.  $100 



PLATTING FEES
 Type of Plat  Amount
 Preliminary / Final Plat
(no filing fees for PP)
 $400 + $30 per lot + plat filing fee**
 Replat   $300 + $30 per lot + plat filing fee**
 Simplified Plat  $300 + plat filing fee**
 Plat Vacations   $250 + plat filing fee**
 Appeals/Variance Requests/
 Abandonments/Misc.
 $100 + filing fee*** (depending on type of application.
                                       Contact staff for any questions)
 ** PLAT FILING FEE  $71 for first page
 $25 for each add'l page
 $26 for each tax certificate



ON-SITE SEWAGE FACILITIES FEES
 Type of Fee  Amount
 Aerobic System  $475 + filing fee***
 Other System (i.e. Conventional,
 Low Pressure Dosage, E.T. Drainfield, etc.)
 $325
 Alteration/Hook-To/Repair  $150
 Appeals/Variance Requests/Misc.  $100
 ***FILING FEE  $26 for first page
 $4 for each add'l page



**CONTACT STAFF FOR AN ACCURATE AMOUNT**

The County accepts cash, check, money order, cashiers check or credit card (4% convenience fee)