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Johnston County Planning and Zoning Fee Schedule

Last Updated: 2020

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Rezoning Fees

Less than 3 Acres:    $375.00
3.01-6.00 Acres:    $625.00
6.01+:    $1,250.00 + $18.75/acre
P.U.D.:    $1,250.00 + $18.75/acre
Special Use Permits:    $100

Land Use Permits

Home Occupation L.U.P.:    $62.50
BOA Review for Home Occupation:    $93.75

Non-Residential L.U.P. Fees

Construction Value Less Than $50,000:    $125.00
$50,001 - $100,000:    $250.00
$100,001 - $150,000:    $500.00
$150,001+    1/2 of 1% of construction cost with a maximum of $2,500

Subdivision Review

1-3 Lots (minor):    $93.75
4-7 Lots (Major):    $250.00 + $12.50/lot
8+ Lots (Major):    $1000.00 + $18.75/lot
Resubmittal of Expired Plats:    $100

Open Space

Fee-in-Lieu:    $800.00/lot

Exempt Subdivision Review

Creation of Lots (Heirs/Estate Map):    $62.50
Recombination:    $62.50
Resurvey of Existing Deed Survey:    Free

Zoning Ordinance Amendment

Propose an Amendment:    $250.00

Board of Adjustment

Appeals:    $250.00 or amount of fine, whichever is less*
*The Board of Adjustment, in its discretion, may waive any and all appeal fees for prevailing parties
Variance:    $156.25

Signs

Wall Signs:    $24.55
Pole Signs:    Same as Commercial Fees

Telecommunications Towers/Collocations

New Tower/Substantial Modification Application Fee:    $6,500.00
Collocation Application Fee (for eligible streamlined applications per NC 153A-349.53):    $1,000.00
Concealed Tower Application Fee:    $5,000.00
Post-Construction Inspection Fee (for streamlined applications):    $2,500.00
Application Amendment Fee:    1/2 of the initial application fee

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Page last updated: March 18, 2021

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Land Use Center
309 E. Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577

(919) 989-5150
planning@johnstonnc.com